08 mai 2019

A famille rose blue-ground sgraffiato imperially-inscribed wall vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period

Lot 319. A famille rose blue-ground sgraffiato imperially-inscribed wall vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 9 in. (23 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 60,000 - GBP 80,000 (USD 78,480 - USD 104,640). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The vase is decorated with two iron-red and gilt handles shaped as kui dragons. The body is moulded with a shaped panel enclosing an imperial poem eulogising the beauty of wall vases and signed Qianlong yuzhi (imperially made), all reserved on... [Lire la suite]

28 novembre 2017

The Prince Yunli Jade Boulder. An Imperially-inscribed white and russet jade 'birthday celebration' boulder, 1st half 18th centu

Lot 10. The Prince Yunli Jade Boulder. An Imperially-inscribed white and russet jade 'birthday celebration' boulder, First half of the 18th century, two-character seal mark Chun He. Estimate HK$5,000,000 - 8,000,000 (US$640,000 - 1,000,000). Sold for HK$ 7,900,000 (€851,797). Photo: Bonhams. The attractive even-toned white stone retaining its characteristic russet skin and crisply carved in various relief with one boy proferring a box supporting a bat to another boy floating on a thick cloud and holding aloft a... [Lire la suite]