05 février 2018

A famille-rose yellow-ground 'Medallion' bowl, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908)

Lot 484. A famille-rose yellow-ground 'Medallion' bowl, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908). Diameter 6 in., 15.2 cm. Estimate 6,000 - 8,000 USD. Lot sold 16,250 USD. Photo: Sotheby's 2014. the exterior with three gilt-edged medallions enclosing a goat beneath a tree, interspersed with precious objects reserved against a yellow ground incised with dense scrollwork, the interior decorated in underglaze blue with a central medallion of three goats, encircled on the well by detached flowering... [Lire la suite]

05 février 2018

A famille-rose 'Phoenix' bowl, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908)

Lot 482. A famille-rose 'Phoenix' bowl, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908). Diameter 8 1/8  in., 20.6 cm. Estimate 5,000 - 7,000 USD. Lot sold 26,250 USD. Photo: Sotheby's 2014. the deep rounded sides rising from a straight foot, painted to the exterior in pink, yellow, and green enamels with four phoenix in flight amongst stylized lotus blooms, all set between a band of gilt around the mouth and foot, six-character mark in underglaze blue. Provenance: Acquired in the 1950s,... [Lire la suite]
05 février 2018

An unusual enameled and gilt-decorated circular 'Dragon' box and cover, Qing dynasty, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908)

Lot 477. An unusual enameled and gilt-decorated circular 'Dragon' box and cover, Qing dynasty, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908). Diameter 11 1/2  in., 29.2 cm. Estimate 25,000 — 35,000 USD. Lot sold 59,375 USD. Photo: Sotheby's 2014. painted in blue, yellow, black, iron-red and gilt enamels, the domed cover with two writhing dragons chasing the 'flaming pearl' amidst swirling clouds within a key-fret border, repeated on the rim of the box, above a band of striding... [Lire la suite]
29 janvier 2018

A gilt-decorated blue ground bottle vase, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908)

Lot 256. A gilt-decorated blue ground bottle vase, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908); 38.5cm., 15 1/8 in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 8,125 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2009. painted in gilt with floral medallions and shou roundels to the body and neck, a border enclosing further shou characters amidst a floral scroll to the shoulder Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, London, 04 Nov 2009
29 janvier 2018

A 'famille-verte' jar and cover, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908)

Lot 26. A 'famille-verte' jar and cover, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908); 38.5 cm., 15 1/4 in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 10,625 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2009. the baluster body rising from a recessed base to a short waisted neck, brightly enamelled around the exterior with a long-tailed bird perched on a blossoming branch, all between a floral and diaper band at the base and an iron-red and yellow-ground key-fret band at the neck, the lotus-leaf shaped cover similarly... [Lire la suite]
29 janvier 2018

A finely painted blue and white bowl and cover, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908)

Lot 259. A finely painted blue and white bowl and cover, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908); 27cm., 10 5/8 in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot Sold 3,750 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2009 the shallow rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot to an angled flaring rim, the stepped domed cover surmounted by a broad cylindrical knop, finely painted in rich cobalt-blue tones around the body and cover with a large leafy floral spray. Quantity: 2. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics... [Lire la suite]

11 novembre 2017

A pair of celadon-glazed cong-shaped vases, Guangxu six-character marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1875-1908)

Lot 216. A pair of celadon-glazed cong-shaped vases, Guangxu six-character marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1875-1908). 11 in. (28 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000. Price realised GBP 35,000. © Christies Images Ltd 2017 Each square-section vase is moulded to the rectangular sides with the Eight Trigrams, bagua, and is covered in a pale bluish-celadon glaze.    Provenance: Property of a Nordic Gentleman Note: An almost identical pair... [Lire la suite]
16 octobre 2017

A famille rose 'butterfly' bottle vase, Guangxu six-character mark in iron red and of the period (1875-1908)

Lot 143. A famille rose 'butterfly' bottle vase, Guangxu six-character mark in iron red and of the period (1875-1908), 16 in. (40.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000. Price realised HKD 100,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  Provenance: A private collection, Kyoto, acquired in the 1920s. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 2 October 2017, Alexandra House, Hong Kong 
16 octobre 2017

A famille rose 'Bajixiang' dish, Guangxu six-character mark in iron red and of the period (1875-1908)

Lot 121. A famille rose 'Bajixiang' dish, Guangxu six-character mark in iron red and of the period (1875-1908), 13 1/2 in. (34 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 100,000. Price realised HKD 100,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 2 October 2017, Alexandra House, Hong Kong
16 octobre 2017

A yellow-ground famille rose 'floral' dish, Guangxu six-character mark in iron red and of the period (1875-1908)

Lot 119. A yellow-ground famille rose 'floral' dish, Guangxu six-character mark in iron red and of the period (1875-1908), 10 in. (25.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 50,000 - HKD 70,000. Price realised HKD 62,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 2 October 2017, Alexandra House, Hong Kong