22 juin 2015

A pair of blue glazed bottle vases with gilt medallion decorations, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period

A pair of blue glazed bottle vases with gilt medallion decorations, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period. Estimate US$4,000 - 6,000 (€3,500 - 5,300). Photo: Bonhams. The medallions scattered across the waisted necks and globular bodies including auspicious characters, plants, animals and emblems while shou-characters alternate with composite lotus and leaf sprays within the raised borders on the neck, the powder blue ground also applied on the interior neck and within the tall recessed base where the... [Lire la suite]

14 mai 2015

A rare pair of white-glazed deer-handled vases, hu, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period

A rare pair of white-glazed deer-handled vases, hu, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period. Sold for £8,750 (€12,100). Photo Bonhams. Each vase with a bulbous body rising to a straight neck flanked on each shoulder by a deer-head finely modelled with long ears and a smiling mouth, the interior and exterior all covered with a smooth white glaze pooling slightly to a faint bluish tone in the recesses. Each 27cm (10 5/8in) high(2). Notes: Monochrome baluster vases of simple form and with two animal-head... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2014

A yellow-ground 'Dragon and Phoenix' medallion bowl, and a famille rose 'Shou and Bats' dish, Guangxu marks and period

Lot 171. A yellow-ground 'Dragon and Phoenix' medallion bowl, and a famille rose 'Shou and Bats' dish, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period. The bowl: 11.6cm diam. (2). Sold for HK$ 31,250 (€2,962). Photo:Bonhams 2014 The exterior of the bowl decorated with three dragon and phoenix medallions dividing vividly-enamelled double gourds issuing from leafy vines above a rich egg-yolk yellow ground, the base with an Imperial six-character kaishu mark in underglaze-blue; the plate decorated with auspicious wan... [Lire la suite]
05 mai 2014

A pair of blue-glazed square vases, cong, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period

A pair of blue-glazed square vases, cong, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period. Photo Bonhams. Each modelled after the archaic jade prototype, the square section rising from a short circular foot to a short tapering neck, the rectangular sides applied with a pair of moulded elephant-head handles suspending fixed rings, covered overall in a thick and rich purplish-blue glaze, wood stands. 29cm (11½in) high (4). Estimate £4,000 - 6,000 (€4,900 - 7,300) A very similar single blue-glazed cong vase, Guangxu mark and of the... [Lire la suite]
17 novembre 2013

A pair of blue and white 'three friends of winter' saucer dishes, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period

A pair of blue and white 'three friends of winter' saucer dishes, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period. Photo courtesy Bonhams. Each with a central circular cartouche featuring pine trees, prunus, bamboo and lingzhi amongst rockworks within two double-circled borders, the exterior painted with a continuous scene of a lady seated within a dwelling isolated by balustrades, peering at two boys catching butterflies in the wilderness beneath a willow tree, the base with a six-character... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2011

A pair of yellow and green 'dragon' dishes. Guangxu six-character marks and of the period

A pair of yellow and green 'dragon' dishes. Guangxu six-character marks and of the period. Photo Bonhams Each crisply incised in the central medallion with a front-facing five-clawed dragon chasing a flaming pearl, encircled by two dragons striding below the brown-dressed foliate-edged rim all washed in a green glaze over the mustard-yellow ground, the exterior similarly decorated. 13.3cm (5¼in) diam. (2). Sold for £6,250 Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 10 Nov 2011, New Bond Street www.bonhams.com

09 novembre 2008

A pair of green-glazed incised circular bowls and covers. Guangxu six-character marks and of the period

A pair of green-glazed incised circular bowls and covers. Guangxu six-character marks and of the period Each finely incised around the exterior with two five-clawed dragons in pursuit of flaming pearls, between two phoenix birds in flight, amidst clouds and flames, all within borders of classic scroll, the covers with a circular medallion enclosing a crane, the bowls with a band of waves crashing against rockwork above cloud scroll at the foot, both interior and exterior covered all over with a bright apple-green glaze... [Lire la suite]
05 novembre 2008

A pair of iron-red 'dragon' wine cups. Guangxu six-character marks and of the period

A pair of iron-red 'dragon' wine cups. Guangxu six-character marks and of the period Each thinly-potted cup finely painted around the exterior in iron-red enamel with two ferocious five-clawed dragons, depicted in flight amongst flaming pearls and above a band of crashing waves. 5.9cm (2¼in) diam. (2). Estimate: £3,000 - 3,500 Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 6 Nov 2008. New Bond Street - www.bonhams.com
05 novembre 2008

A pair of underglaze-blue and copper-red bowls. Guangxu six-character marks and of the period

A pair of underglaze-blue and copper-red bowls. Guangxu six-character marks and of the period Painted around the exterior with lotus scrolls in underglaze-blue , surmounted by the bajixiang (Eight Buddhist Emblems), in copper-red (one with tiny chip), box. 10.4cm (4in) diam. (3). Estimate: £3,000 - 5,000 Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 6 Nov 2008. New Bond Street - www.bonhams.com
03 novembre 2008

A pair of yellow-ground 'crane' bowls. Guangxu six-character marks and of the period

A pair of yellow-ground 'crane' bowls. Guangxu six-character marks and of the period Each of deep rounded form supported on a short foot ring, finely incised and glazed around the exterior with six cranes in opaque white with aubergine details, in flight amongst green clouds above crashing waves, all on mustard-yellow ground (cracks). 11.1cm (4¼in) diam. (2). Estimate: £2,000 - 2,500 Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd.,Images and Text All Rights Reserved Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 6 Nov 2008. New... [Lire la suite]