18 juillet 2019

Two blue-ground gilt-decorated 'Antiques' vase, Guangxu marks and period (1875-1908)

Lot 241. Two blue-ground gilt-decorated 'Antiques' vase, Guangxu marks and period (1875-1908). Height 15 in., 38.1 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 46,875 USD. © Sotheby's each globular body rising from a short straight foot to a ribbed shoulder and tall waisted neck with flaring rim, gilt-decorated around the body and neck with precious antique objects and floral medallions, the shoulder with a lotus strapwork and shou-character band, all reserved on a rich... [Lire la suite]

05 mai 2019

A flambé-glazed vase, fanghu, Qing dynasty, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908)

Lot 46. A flambé-glazed vase, fanghu, Qing dynasty, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908); 30.4 cm, 12 in. Estimate £6,000-8,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. the compressed pear-shaped body of rectangular section rising from a gently spreading foot, the neck with indented corners and set with a pair of lug handles, the body with raised peach-form panels, covered overall with a rich glossy red glaze streaked with pale blue and violet at the corners, handles, and at the mouth, the base with a... [Lire la suite]
16 janvier 2019

A doucai ogee-form bowl, Guangxu six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1875-1908)

Lot 1709. A doucai ogee-form bowl, Guangxu six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1875-1908); 8¼ in. (20.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 8,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Painted in the center of the interior with a flower head with overlapping petals enclosed by a conjoined scroll border incorporating peaches and stylized flower heads, encircled by the anbaxian, the exterior with four pairs of flower and fruit sprays above a band ofruyi lappets... [Lire la suite]
30 décembre 2018

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

Lot 1110. A celadon-glazed 'bagua' vase (cong), Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908). Height 10 1/2  in., 26.7 cm. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000. Sold: $5,000. © 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. Provenance: Acquired in the 1940s, and... [Lire la suite]
30 décembre 2018

A pair of incised lemon-yellow-glazed 'dragon' dishes, Guangxu marks and period (1875-1908)

Lot 1090. A pair of incised lemon-yellow-glazed 'dragon' dishes, Guangxu marks and period (1875-1908). Diameter 11 in., 27.9 cm. Estimate $2,000 - $3,000. Sold: $6,250. © Sotheby's each with rounded sides rising from a short straight foot, incised on the interior with a five-clawed dragon pursuing a 'flaming pearl' amidst flame scrolls, the exterior with two further dragons, all beneath a vibrant lemon-yellow glaze, the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue (2). Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
30 décembre 2018

A pair of incised lime-green-glazed 'dragon' bowls, Guangxu marks and period (1875-1908)

Lot 1014. A pair of incised lime-green-glazed 'dragon' bowls, Guangxu marks and period (1875-1908). Diameter 5 7/8  in., 14.9 cm. Estimate $5,000 - $7,000. Sold: $18,750. © Sotheby's the exterior of each finely incised with two striding dragons in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' amid flame scrolls over waves, the interior and base white, the base with a six-character mark (2). Provenance: C.C. Teng & Co.  Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 18 March... [Lire la suite]

23 décembre 2018

A pair of iron-red and underglaze blue 'wufu' dishes, Guangxu marks and period (1875-1908)

Lot 1004. A pair of iron-red and underglaze blue 'wufu' dishes, Guangxu marks and period (1875-1908). Diameter 4 3/8  in., 11.3 cm. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000. Sold: $8,750. © Sotheby's each with shallow rounded sides over a short tapered foot, the interior with five iron-red bats amid inky cobalt clouds, the exterior with three underglaze blue bats flying upward toward the rim, the base with a six-character mark. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art, New York, 18 March 2017
23 décembre 2018

A famille-rose and underglaze blue 'lotus' bowl, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908)

Lot 1003. A famille-rose and underglaze blue 'lotus' bowl, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908). Diameter 6 in., 15.2 cm. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000. Sold: $8,750. © Sotheby's with deep rounded sides, the exterior painted in polychrome enamels with lotus blossoms and leaves above rolling waves, the interior painted in underglaze blue with a dense lotus scroll around the sides and a lotus medallion in the center, the rim and foot ring gilt, the base with a six-character mark. ... [Lire la suite]
21 décembre 2018

A green and yellow 'dragon' bowl, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908)

Lot 219. A green and yellow 'dragon' bowl, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908); 15 cm, 5 15/16  in. Estimate £2,000 - £3,000. Sold: £6,250. © Sotheby's the steeply rounded sides rising to an everted rim, the exterior with two finely incised and green-enamelled dragons pursuing flaming pearls among cloud scrolls and flames above crashing waves, the interior and base reserved in white, the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Chinese... [Lire la suite]
07 juin 2018

A large polychrome porcelain dragon dish, Qing dynasty, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908)

Lot 101. A large polychrome porcelain dragon dish, Qing dynasty, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908). D. : 37,5 cm (14 ¾ in.). Estimation : 10 000 € / 15 000 €. Lot sold 4,160 EUR. Courtesy Artcurial. À décor de trois dragons à la poursuite d'une perle enflammée, parmi des nuages et flammèches, le revers émaillé de deux grands dragons, marque à six caractères Guangxu à la base. Art d'Asie chez Artcurial, 75008 Paris, le 11 Juin 2018 à 15h00