17 juin 2019

Three blue and white spittoons, zhadou, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period (1875-1908)

Lot 67. Three blue and white spittoons, zhadou, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period (1875-1908). The tallest 8.2cm (3 1/5in) high. Sold for £ 12,500 (€ 14,012). © Bonhams. Each of elegant form with a compressed globular body surmounted by a broad flared neck, the neck and body delicately painted with a continuous composite scrolls of blossoming flowers, divided by interlinked ruyi-head and key-fret borders, all beneath a ruyi-head collar and above a band of cloud scrolls. Provenance: an English... [Lire la suite]

08 mai 2019

A pair of famille rose 'Hundred bats' bottle vases, Guangxu six-character marks in iron-red and of the period (1875-1908) 

  Lot 330. A pair of famille rose 'Hundred bats' bottle vases, Guangxu six-character marks in iron-red and of the period (1875-1908) ; 16 in. (40.6 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000 (USD 19,620 - USD 26,160). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Each vase is decorated to the globular body with a dense-pattern of iron-red bats in flight amongst lingzhi-shaped clouds, all between a petal-lappet band to the foot and a band of lotus sprays alternating with gilt shou characters to the shoulder. The neck is... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2018

A fine pair of yellow-enamelled incised 'Dragon' bowls, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period (1875-1908) 

Lot 2319. A fine pair of yellow-enamelled incised 'Dragon' bowls, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period (1875-1908); 5 in. (12.7 cm.) diam. (2). Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000. Price realised HKD 212,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012 Each bowl is finely incised on the exterior with two dragons striding amidst flames in pursuit of 'flaming pearls' above cresting waves and rocks. Both are covered with a deep and rich yellow enamel. Christie's. Important Chinese... [Lire la suite]