28 septembre 2016

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

Lot 150. A famille rose 'nine peaches' dish, Guangxu six-character mark in iron red and of the period (1875-1908). Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 200,000 (USD19,432 - USD 25,909). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The dish is enamelled on the exterior with fruiting and flowering peach branches and lingzhi fungus extending over the rim into the interior, besides two bats in flight; 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm.) diam. Provenance: Sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 26 April 1998, lot 514 (one of... [Lire la suite]

04 avril 2016

A gilt-decorated powder blue-ground 'dragon' vase, Guangxu six-character mark in iron red and of the period (1875-1908)

Lot 121. A gilt-decorated powder blue-ground 'dragon' vase, Guangxu six-character mark in iron red and of the period (1875-1908); 17 1/8 in. (43.3. cm.) high. Estimate HK$50,000 – HK$80,000 ($6,476 - $10,362). Price realised HKD 137,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The vase is covered to the exterior in a rich powder-blue glaze and painted in gilt with a pair of five clawed dragons striding above waves in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl'.  Provenance: Sheung Kai Hong (1893-1960)... [Lire la suite]
07 mai 2015

A pair of Famille Rose vases and covers, Guangxu six-character marks in iron red and of the period (1875-1908)

A pair of Famille Rose vases and covers, Guangxu six-character marks in iron red and of the period (1875-1908). Estimate £4,000 – £6,000 ($6,080 - $9,120). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each vase is delicately decorated to the exterior with five boys playing with cockerels and their young, surrounded by chrysanthemum stems and leafy vines with double gourds to one side, and large peony blooms beside goldfish swimming in a river to the other. The covers are moulded with a double peach finial and surrounded by... [Lire la suite]