16 octobre 2016

Three yellow-glazed incised 'dragon' saucer-dishes, Daoguang marks and of the period & Guangxu mark and of the period

  Lot 17. Three yellow-glazed incised 'dragon' saucer-dishes. Two with Daoguang seal marks and of the period (1821-1850), one with Guangxu six-character mark and of the period (1875-1908). Estimate £4,000 - 6,000 (€4,400 - 6,700). Photo: Bonhams. The first two, each with the central medallion incised with a five-clawed dragon in pursuit of a flaming pearl amidst cloud scrolls and flames, the exterior with two incised dragons chasing flaming pearls alternating with cloud scrolls and flames,... [Lire la suite]

27 juin 2016

A wucai-decorated dragon and phoenix bowl, Guangxu six-character mark and of the period (1875-1911)

Lot 8230. A wucai-decorated dragon and phoenix bowl, Guangxu six-character mark and of the period (1875-1911). Estimate US$ 4,000 - 6,000 (€3,600 - 5,500). Photo Bonhams. Its wide curving well centered with a dragon chasing a flaming pearl within an underglaze blue double ring while the exterior walls display a band of trifid leaves and rope separating each of the bajixiang drawn above opposing pairs of dragons and phoenix birds amid flowering branches, the mark written in underglaze blue regular script... [Lire la suite]
19 mai 2016

A famille rose celadon-ground vase, hu, Guangxu six-character mark and of the period (1875-1908)

Lot 82. A famille rose celadon-ground vase, hu, Guangxu six-character mark and of the period (1875-1908). Estimate £4,000 - 6,000 (€5,200 - 7,700). Unsold. Photo: Bonhams. Modelled after an archaic bronze form with indented corners and a pair of lug handles, moulded to the front and rear face with a large peach-shaped panel and covered in a pale celadon glaze, decorated with various fruits, flowers and insects. 29cm (11 1/3in) high Bonhams. AUCTION 23237: FINE CHINESE ART, LONDON, NEW BOND STREET
10 novembre 2015

A yellow-glazed incised 'floral medallions' bowl, Guangxu six-character mark and of the period

A yellow-glazed incised 'floral medallions' bowl, Guangxu six-character mark and of the period. Estimate £3,000 - 4,000 (€4,200 - 5,600). Photo Bonhams. With deep, rounded sides rising from a short straight foot, incised to the exterior with floral medallions divided by cloud-scrolls above a lotus lappet band, the interior with a further floral medallion, covered overall with a glaze of even yellow tone. 11cm (4 3/8in) diam. Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART, 12 Nov 2015 10:00 GMT - LONDON, NEW BOND STREET
23 juin 2015

Two iron red 'dragon' wine cups, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period

Two iron red 'dragon' wine cups, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period. Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€2,700 - 4,500). Photo: Bonhams. Each of inverted bell form but slightly different size to the rim and foot, the exterior painted with two striding dragons, one in profile and the other with its head turned backwards as they pursue flaming peals above a band of breaking waves, the reign mark written in underglaze blue standard script to the center of each recessed base. 2 3/16 and 2 1/4in (5.9 and 5.8cm)... [Lire la suite]
23 juin 2015

Two similar yellow ground famille rose medallion bowls, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period

Two similar yellow ground famille rose medallion bowls, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period. Estimate US$ 8,000 - 12,000 (€7,100 - 11,000). Photo: Bonhams. Each painted in black outline and pale famille rose enamels with fruiting and flowering gourd vines across with deep curving well below a leiwen band at the rim, both patterns repeated on the exterior walls against a lemon yellow ground separating four roundels, each filled with a lantern, ribboned scepter and a vase with five stalks of grain, the... [Lire la suite]

22 juin 2015

A flambé red glazed fanghu, Guangxu six-character mark and of the period

A flambé red glazed fanghu, Guangxu six-character mark and of the period. Estimate US$5,000 - 7,000 (€4,400 - 6,200). Photo: Bonhams. Of rectangular section with indented corners to the rim and neck supporting a pair of rectangular lug handles, the body flaring outward above a tall foot and molded with raised peaches on the opposing faces, the scarlet glaze layer streaked with lines of dark blue down the four corners of the body and the faces of the handles, stopping along the unglazed foot and deeply recessed base... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2015

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

A blue-ground gilt-decorated bottle vase, Guangxu six-character mark and of the period (1875-1908). Estimate HK$60,000 - HK$80,000 ($7,777 - $10,369). Price Realized HK$187,500 ($24,302). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The globular body and waisted neck are decorated in gilt reserved on a rich blue ground with variously decorated medallions set between a petal-lappet border at the foot, a band of flower scroll and Shou characters on the shoulder, and ruyi and key-fret bands at the neck. 15... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2014

A fine blue and white 'bajixiang' bowl, Guangxu six-character mark and of the period

Lot 170. A fine blue and white 'bajixiang' bowl, Guangxu six-character mark and of the period; 14.1cm diam. Sold for HK$ 56,250 (€5,332). Photo:Bonhams. Painted around the exterior with a band of evenly-spaced lotus blossoms emerging from vine scrolls above stiff leaf lappets at the foot, each blossom issuing an auspicious Buddhist emblem, the base with an Imperial kaishu mark in underglaze-blue.  Provenance: Dr Simon Kwan Collection, Hong KongChristie's Singapore, The Yangzhitang Collection of Imperial Porcelain... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2014

A fine yellow-enamelled blue-ground 'dragon' bowl, Guangxu six-character mark and of the period

Lot 169. A fine yellow-enamelled blue-ground 'dragon' bowl, Guangxu six-character mark and of the period; 10.3cm diam. Sold for HK$ 112,500 (€10,664). Photo:Bonhams. The exterior with a pair of dragons in flight in pursuit of flaming pearls amidst flames and lightning clouds, the interior with a central dragon medallion, all vividly enamelled in bright yellow on a strong blue ground, the base with an Imperial six-character kaishu mark.  Provenance : Dr Simon Kwan Collection, Hong KongChristie's Singapore, The... [Lire la suite]