12 novembre 2016

A 'dayazhai' yellow-ground grisaille-decorated dish, Qing dynasty, Guangxu period (1875-1908)

Lot 159. A 'dayazhai' yellow-ground grisaille-decorated dish, Qing dynasty, Guangxu period (1875-1908). Estimate 2,500 — 3,000 GBP. Lot sold 18,750 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. the shallow rounded sides rising to a slightly everted rim, the interior decorated in grisaille with two bees above flowering peony, with an inscription in iron red, Dayazhai and a seal, Tiandi yijia chun (Springtime in Heaven and Earth, One Family), all reserved on the yellow enamel ground, the exterior... [Lire la suite]

28 septembre 2016

A large blue-ground green-enamelled 'dragon' dish, Guangxu period (1875-1908)

Lot 145. A large blue-ground green-enamelled 'dragon' dish, Guangxu period (1875-1908), chuxiugong zhi four-character seal mark in underglaze blue. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 260,000 (USD 19,432 - USD 33,682). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The dish is painted to the central medallion with a leaping dragon pursuing a flaming pearl, the well with two striding dragons contesting pearls, the pattern repeated on the exterior. The base with a clear glaze; 12 5/8 in. (32.2 cm.) diam. Property from a... [Lire la suite]
16 septembre 2016

A yellow-ground grisaille-enameled fish bowl, Qing dynasty, Dayazhai mark, Guangxu period (1875-1908)

Lot 901. A yellow-ground grisaille-enameled fish bowl, Qing dynasty, Dayazhai mark, Guangxu period (1875-1908). Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. heavily potted, the deep rounded sides rising to a short rim, painted around the exterior in varying tones of gray with leafy branches of peony against a thick yellow-enameled ground, inscribed in iron-red below the rim with the Daya Zhai mark surrounded by two confronting dragons within an oval panel reserved in white - Diameter 18 1/4... [Lire la suite]
31 août 2016

A large blue and white 'dragon' vase (tianqiuping), Qing dynasty, Guangxu period (1875-1908)

Lot 925. A large blue and white 'dragon' vase (tianqiuping), Qing dynasty, Guangxu period (1875-1908). Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. with nine four-clawed dragons painted in underglaze blue, some emerging and leaping from a band of roiling, foaming waves encircling the base, others striding above, all amid fiery clouds and a central 'flaming pearl', the base with an apocryphal Qianlong seal mark, Japanese wood box (3). Height 20 1/2 in., 52.1 cm Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's:... [Lire la suite]
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20 juillet 2016

An incised white-glazed dragon' stemcup, Qing dynasty, Guangxu period (1875-1908)

Lot 280. An incised white-glazed dragon' stemcup, Qing dynasty, Guangxu period (1875-1908). Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 HKD. Lot sold 32,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's finely incised with a pair of confronting dragons vying for a 'flaming pearl' above tempestuous waves, the foot decorated with cloud scrolls and flames, covered overall in a white glaze, the interior incised with a six-character apocryphal Qianlong reign mark; 14.2 cm., 5 1/2  in.  Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 03 Dec... [Lire la suite]
02 juin 2016

A pair of yellow-ground grisaille-decorated jardinières and stands, Guangxu period (1875-1908)

Lot 3246. A pair of yellow-ground grisaille-decorated jardinières and stands, Guangxu period (1875-1908). Estimate HK$500,000 - HK$700,000 ($64,669 - $90,536). Price Realized HK$687,500 ($88,892).Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Each is of tall, slightly tapering form, and is painted on the exterior in grisaille with sprays of chrysanthemum and leaves, reserved on an even lemon-yellow ground. Each has a three-character Dayazhai mark in black and one iron-red oval seal, tian di... [Lire la suite]

30 mai 2016

Empress Cixi (1835-1908), Peaches

Lot 3001. Empress Cixi (1835-1908), Peaches. Hanging scroll, ink and colour on silk, 101 x 51.5 cm. (39 3/4 x 20 1/4 in.). Inscribed and signed, with four seals of the artist. Dated jiachen year (1904) of the Guangxu period. Estimate HK$500,000 – HK$700,000 ($64,691 - $90,568). Price Realized HK$1,240,000 ($160,435). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. “Planting peach and plum trees in spring, resting under their shades in summer and tasting their fruits in autumn.... [Lire la suite]
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24 mai 2016

A large Famille-Rose porcelain vase, Qing Dynasty, Guangxu Period (1875-1908)

Lot 167. A large Famille-Rose porcelain vase depicting playing children within reserves, China, Qing Dynasty, Guangxu Period (1875-1908). Estimate 8 000 € - 12 000 €. Photo Cambi Casa d'Aste. h.: 89 cm.  CAMBI CASA D'ASTE, 20121 MILANO. Fine Chinese Works of Art (Milano), le 24 Mai 2016 à 9h30
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01 janvier 2016

A powderblue-ground gilt-painted hu-shaped porcelain vase, iron-red Qianlong mark, Guangxu period

Lot 609. A powderblue-ground gilt-painted hu-shaped porcelain vase, iron-red Qianlong mark, Guangxu period. Estimate 1 500/2 000 €. Unsold. Photo Nagel. H. 29,7 cm. Mark with drilled hole, very minor wear Property from a German private collection  Nagel Auktionen, "Asian Art",  07/12/2015  
08 novembre 2015

A large and impressive famille-rose 'Nine dragon' vase, Qing dynasty, Guangxu period

A large and impressive famille-rose 'Nine dragon' vase, Qing dynasty, Guangxu period. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the ovoid body rising from a short spreading foot to a tall waisted neck with everted rim, brightly painted to the front face with a large iron-red five-clawed scaly dragon and with a further eight brightly enamelled dragons writhing around the vessel, all reserved on a millefiori black ground between a wave band at the base and a ruyi collar... [Lire la suite]