18 septembre 2017

A pair of famille-rose 'Auspicious Emblems' dishes, Guangxu marks and period (1875-1908)

Lot 808. A pair of famille-rose 'Auspicious Emblems' dishes, Guangxu marks and period (1875-1908). Diameter 6 in., 15.2 cm. Estimate 7,000 — 9,000 USD. Lot sold 10,625 USD. Courtesy Sotheby’s.   each finely decorated to the interior with interlinked composite floral scrolls encircling a central floret, all surrounded by beribboned 'Eight Auspicious Emblems' around the cavetto, the exterior with three detached scrolling floral sprigs, the base with a... [Lire la suite]

18 septembre 2017

A celadon-glazed cong vase, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908)

Lot 817. A celadon-glazed cong vase, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908). Height 11 in., 27.9 cm. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD. Lot sold 18,750 USD. Courtesy Sotheby’s. the body of square section rising from a short straight circular foot to a tapering circular neck with a lipped rim, molded with the 'Eight Trigrams' to each of the four sides, covered overall in a lustrous celadon glaze, the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue, wood stand (2). Provenance: Collection of Bernard... [Lire la suite]
18 septembre 2017

A celadon-glazed cong-form 'trigram' vase, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908)

Lot 908. A celadon-glazed cong-form 'trigram' vase, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908). Height 10 7/8  in., 21.6 cm. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD. Lot sold 35,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby’s. modeled after the archaic jade prototype, the body of square section rising from a short straight circular foot to a tapering circular neck with a lipped rim, molded with the ‘Eight Trigrams’ to each of the four sides, covered overall in a lustrous pale sea-green glaze, the base with a... [Lire la suite]
13 septembre 2017

Une sélection de Céramiques et Objets d'Art de la Chine chez Czerny's, Sarzana, Italy

 Lot 32. A fine and rare silver and jade ewer for the Mongolian market, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), Late 19th Century; height 30 cm. Estimate 4 000 €. Courtesy Czerny's Pear-shaped and inlaid, a jade medallion applied on each side, representing a qilong; ewer's mouth appears from the mouth of makara; a handle shaped as monster on the opposite side; the cover, tied to the ewer with a chain, ends in an elegant jade, carved in a shape of a duck; the item is decorated with corals and... [Lire la suite]
11 juillet 2017

A Ming-style blue and white vase, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908)

Lot 683. A Ming-style blue and white vase, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908). H. 38,4 cm.  Estimate €3 000/5 000. Lot sold 3 000 €. © Nagel The vase is painted in fifteenth century style with a broad band of composite foliate scroll above a petal-lappet band on the globular body, and bands of pendent ruyi heads and further foliate scroll on the shoulder, all separated by plain rib borders below a band of upright leaves rising from a key-fret border towards a further ruyi band and wave border on the... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2017

A famille rose celadon-glazed 'Trigram' vase, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908)

Lot 715. A famille rose celadon-glazed 'Trigram' vase, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908). Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Lot sold 40,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. of cong form, each side molded with bagua arranged in two columns, painted with flowering vines and double gourds over a pale celadon glaze, the neck encircled with a floral band suspending tassels above bats and wanzi alternating around the shoulder, the base with a six-character mark in underglaze... [Lire la suite]
14 novembre 2016

A famille-rose ‘Hundred Butterflies' bottle vase, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908)

Lot 253. A famille-rose ‘Hundred Butterflies' bottle vase, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908). Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 23,750 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. the compressed globular body rising from a short foot to a tall waisted neck, decorated with the ‘Hundred butterflies’ design divided by a band of lotus scrolls and stylised shou characters at the shoulder, the rim and the foot with ruyi and lappet bands, inscribed to the base with a six-character iron-red reign... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2016

A copper-red bowl, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908)

Lot 161. A copper-red bowl, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908). Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 5,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a slightly spreading foot, the exterior covered in an even deep copper-red glaze, the base with an underglaze blue six-character reign mark; 15.6 cm, 6 1/8  in.  Provenance: Christie's Hong Kong, 28th April 1997, lot 741 (part). Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 09 Nov 2016