11 avril 2018

Vase en porcelaine de la famille rose, Chine, dynastie Qing, marque et époque Jiaqing (1796-1820)

Lot 181. Vase en porcelaine de la famille rose, Chine, dynastie Qing, marque et époque Jiaqing (1796-1820); 33 cm, 13 in. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 €. Lot sold 360,750 €. Courtesy Sotheby's 2011.  la panse globulaire sous un long col évasé flanqué de deux anses ajourées en forme de chauves-souris, émaillé à l'imitation des cloisonnés de fleurs de lotus encadrées de dragons et phénix dans des rinceaux stylisés sur fond turquoise, l'épaulement agrémenté de palmes et frise de... [Lire la suite]

20 mars 2018

A fine lime-green ground famille-rose bottle vase, Jiaqing iron red six-character seal mark and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 2293. A fine lime-green ground famille-rose bottle vase, Jiaqing iron red six-character seal mark and of the period (1796-1820); 11 3/4 in. (29.7 cm.) high. Estimate 1,500,000 - HKD 2,000,000 USD. Lot sold 3,150,000 USD. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The vase is finely potted with a globular body rising from a slightly splayed foot to a long cylindrical neck. The body is decorated with four large lotus blossoms each flanked by a pair of kui dragons and divided by lotus sprays,... [Lire la suite]
12 février 2018

A rare blue and white 'Deer and Crane' vase, Jiaqing six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 1264. A rare blue and white 'Deer and Crane' vase, Jiaqing six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1796-1820); 12 ½ in. (31.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 732,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The elegantly shaped vase is decorated on each side of the body with a deer grasping a sprig of lingzhi in its mouth and standing below a tree, with a crane perched towards the top and two bats in flight to one side, all between... [Lire la suite]
31 janvier 2018

A yellow and green-glazed incised jar (zhadou), Jiaqing mark and period (1796-1820)

Lot 399. A yellow and green-glazed incised jar (zhadou), Jiaqing mark and period (1796-1820); height 3 1/4 in., 8.3 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Lot sold 15,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's 2010 the globular body supported by a short slightly splayed foot rising to a flared neck, the exterior incised with a dragon and a phoenix in pursuit of 'flaming pearls' amidst flames and cloud scrolls below a keyfret border and a row of stylized lappets, the base incised with a six-character seal mark. ... [Lire la suite]
31 janvier 2018

A pair of iron-red 'Dragon' wine cups, Jiaqing marks and period (1796-1820)

Lot 397. A pair of iron-red 'Dragon' wine cups, Jiaqing marks and period (1796-1820); height 2 in., 5cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot sold 6,250 USD. Photo Sotheby's 2010 each with deep rounded sides rising to a flared rim, well painted in iron-red with two dragons in pursuit of 'flaming-pearls' amidst scrolling clouds, all above a short straight foot (2). Sotheby's. Fine Ceramics and works of Art. 15 Sept 2010. New York
04 décembre 2017

A rare blue and white 'Bajixiang and lotus' tripod censer, Jiaqing six-character sealmark in underglaze blue and of the period

Lot 3025. A rare blue and white 'Bajixiang and lotus' tripod censer, Jiaqing six-character sealmark in underglaze blue and of the period (1796-1820); 8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 900,000. Price realised HKD 750,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The censer is of compressed globular shape and painted in underglaze blue of rich inky-blue tones in imitation of Mingstyle ‘heaping and piling’ effect. The Bajixiang, Eight Buddhist Emblems, are evenly spaced around the... [Lire la suite]

04 décembre 2017

A fine and rare famille rose Millefleurs bowl, Jiaqing six-character sealmark in iron-red and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 3027. A fine and rare famille rose Millefleurs bowl, Jiaqing six-character sealmark in iron-red and of the period (1796-1820); 4 1/4 in. (11 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price realised HKD 375,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The bowl is thinly potted and finely enamelled in a rich famille rosepalette on the exterior with a dense design of a multitude of various flowers. The interior and base are enamelled turquoise, box. Note: The dense arrangement of... [Lire la suite]
04 décembre 2017

A rare pair of coral-red ground famille rose vases, Jiaqing six-character seal mark in iron-red and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 2910. A rare pair of coral-red ground famille rose vases, Jiaqing six-character seal mark in iron-red and of the period (1796-1820); 13 1/4 in. (33.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 3,000,000 - HKD 5,000,000. Price realised HKD 6,700,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Each vase is finely enamelled and gilt to the body with tasselled lanterns above large lotus blooms and colourful scrolling flowers, all above a lappet band by the foot and below a ruyi-head band. The shoulder is... [Lire la suite]
09 novembre 2017

A pair of blue and white 'boys' bowls, Jiaqing six-character seal marks and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 202. A pair of blue and white 'boys' bowls, Jiaqing six-character seal marks and of the period (1796-1820). 6 in. (15.5 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 12,000 - GBP 18,000. Price realised GBP 40,000. © Christies Images Ltd 2017 Each bowl is decorated with a continuous scene of boys at play in a garden, and also with various musical instruments in a procession, all below willow trees in a fenced garden. Provenance: Property of a Nordic Gentleman. Christies. Fine Chinese Ceramics... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2016

A fine pair of blue and white 'dragon' dishes, Jiaqing six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 103. A fine pair of blue and white 'dragon' dishes, Jiaqing six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1796-1820); 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm.) diam. Estimate HK$120,000 – HK$180,000 ($15,544 - $23,316). Price realised HKD 150,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Each dish is vividly painted in underglaze blue to the interior central medallion with a five-clawed dragon amidst flames, in pursuit of a flaming pearl. The reverse is similarly decorated with two striding dragons chasing flaming pearls,... [Lire la suite]