20 février 2020

A pair of turquoise-enameled bowls, Jiaqing seal marks in iron-red and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 1805. A pair of turquoise-enameled bowls, Jiaqing seal marks in iron-red and of the period (1796-1820); 4¼ in. (10.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 158,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.   Each with deep rounded sides flaring gracefully up towards the slightly everted rim, the exterior covered in rich turquoise enamel in contrast to the white rim and interior.  Provenance: Bluett, London. Note: This enamel color made its appearance during... [Lire la suite]

20 février 2020

A fine turquoise-enameled bowl, Jiaqing seal mark in iron red and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 1702. A fine turquoise-enameled bowl, Jiaqing seal mark in iron red and of the period (1796-1820); 4 3/8 in. (11.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 92,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.   With flared rounded sides, the exterior covered in rich turquoise enamel in contrast to the white interior.  Provenance: The Jingguantang Collection Part II; Christie's, New York, 20 March 1997, lot 98. Note: A pair of similar bowls of the same size and... [Lire la suite]
03 février 2020

A pair of iron-red and blue-enameled dragon cups, Jiaqing four-character seal marks in iron red and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 1199. A pair of iron-red and blue-enameled dragon cups, Jiaqing four-character seal marks in iron red and of the period (1796-1820); 3¼ in. (9.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 10,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012  Each cup has deep rounded sides and is decorated on the exterior in iron red with two dragons with green eyes pursuing a flaming pearl amidst scattered clouds, all reserved on brilliant blue ground. The rim and a line above the foot are... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2020

A blue and white 'dragon' dish, Jiaqing seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 1406. A blue and white 'dragon' dish, Jiaqing seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1796-1820); 7½ in. (19 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 10,000. Price realised USD 10,625. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013.  The dish has rounded sides that rise to a slightly everted rim, and is decorated on the interior with a dragon with foliate scroll tail leaping amidst clouds, and on the exterior with two similar dragons racing amidst flowering, scrolling tendrils. Provenance: Tim and Sally... [Lire la suite]
08 janvier 2020

A pair of blue-glazed mallow-form segmented dishes, Jiaqing seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 1348. A pair of blue-glazed mallow-form segmented dishes, Jiaqing seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1796-1820); 5 in. (12.8 cm.) wide. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 5,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013. Each is thickly potted with shallow rounded sides in the form of a five-petaled flower with petal-form compartments radiating from a central, circular compartment, and is covered inside and out with a glaze of rich blue thinning to a paler tone on the edges. ... [Lire la suite]
10 décembre 2019

A rare lime-green-enamelled bowl, underglaze-blue Jiaqing seal mark and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 13. A rare lime-green-enamelled bowl, underglaze-blue Jiaqing seal mark and of the period (1796-1820); 4¼ in. (10.8 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000. Price realised GBP 9,560. © Christie's Images Ltd 2004  With deep rounded sides rising from a straight foot to a flaring rim, covered on the exterior with an opaque pale green enamel with an orange peel texture, the interior and the base glazed white. Provenance: E. T. Hall Collection, no. 427. Note: A comparable... [Lire la suite]

11 août 2019

A celadon-glazed barrel-form jar, Jiaqing seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 1438. A celadon-glazed barrel-form jar, Jiaqing seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1796-1820); 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high, Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 40,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. Decorated in relief with mask and ring handles between rows of 'nail heads', covered overall with a glaze of soft celadon color. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections. 26 March 2010. New York, Rockefeller Plaza ... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2019

A blue and white Ming-style pear-shaped garlic-mouth vase, Jiaqing seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 1375. A blue and white Ming-style pear-shaped garlic-mouth vase, Jiaqing seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1796-1820); 11 in. (28 cm.) high. Estimate USD 70,000 - USD 90,000. Price realised USD 86,500 at Christie's New York, 26 March 2010, lot 1375. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010 Finely painted in early fifteenth century style with blossoming branches alternating with blossoming and fruiting branches of peach, pomegranate and gourd, between a band of upright petals below and ruyi and key-fret bands... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2019

A blue-glazed altar vessel and cover, Dou, Impressed Jiaqing seal marks and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 26. A blue-glazed altar vessel and cover, Dou, Impressed Jiaqing seal marks and of the period (1796-1820);26cm (10 1/4in) high. Estimate £ 8,000 - 12,000 (€ 9,300 - 14,000). © Bonhams 2001-2019 The vessel moulded in shallow relief with bands of archaistic motifs including overlapping lappets and 'C' curls, the domed cover surmounted by a double-rope-twist loop handle, both covered inside and out with a lustrous glaze of vibrant indigo-blue tone, covering the impressed seal marks inside the foot and... [Lire la suite]
04 mai 2019

A polychrome-enamelled 'Auspicious motifs' bowl, Jiaqing seal mark and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 107. A polychrome-enamelled 'Auspicious motifs' bowl, Jiaqing seal mark and of the period (1796-1820); 19cm (7 1/2in) diam. Estimate £ 800 - 1,200 (€ 930 - 1,400). © Bonhams 2001-2019 The exterior brightly enamelled with twin-fish motifs suspending musical chimes below a gilt character, alternating with a lotus flower head meander with bats, all above a wave border with a further four bats, the interior with a central shou character.  Bonhams. Asian Art, London, 13 May 2019 -... [Lire la suite]