15 décembre 2019

A rare Famille-Rose 'Ladies of the Han palace' lantern-shaped vase, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820)

Lot 52. A rare Famille-Rose 'Ladies of the Han palace' lantern-shaped vase, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820); 30,5 cm, 12 in. Estimate:   80,000 - 120,000 EUR. Lot sold: 150,000 EUR. © Sotheby's. la panse finement peinte des dames de cour et de servantes dans le jardin d'un palais, entourées de deux groupes de musiciennes et d'une danseuse, toutes parées de vêtements aux couleurs luxuriantes, la scène centrale entourée de part et d'autre de frises de ruyi,... [Lire la suite]

14 décembre 2019

A small blue and white Ming-style pilgrim flask, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820)

Lot 7. A small blue and white Ming-style pilgrim flask, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820); 24,1 cm, 9½ in. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 EUR. Lot sold: 12,500 EUR. © Sotheby's. de forme circulaire sur un court pied évasé, le col flanqué d'anses tubulaires se terminant en têtes de ruyi, la panse à décor d'un médaillon central en léger relief à décor de rameaux de pêches de longévité et de chauves-souris en réserve sur fond de rinceaux fleuris, le pied souligné de frise... [Lire la suite]
03 décembre 2019

A fine fencai landscape bowl with the Lushan waterfall, iron-red Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820)

Lot 30. A fine fencai landscape bowl with the Lushan waterfall, iron-red Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820). D. 14,5 cm. Estimate 8,000-12,000 EUR. © Nagel on narrow foot rim. The outer wall with a finely painted, revolving landscape scene. Evocative representation of an ideal-typical mountain landscape with pagodas and temples. Inscribed on the reverse 'Lushan waterfall. The centre with a iron-red decorated iron red painting of prunus, pine tree and finger citron medaillon, the base with seal mark.... [Lire la suite]
07 novembre 2019

A yellow-glazed incised 'lotus' vase, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820)

Lot 39. A yellow-glazed incised 'lotus' vase, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820). Height 17 cm, 6⅝ in. Estimate: 25,000 - 35,000 GBP. Lot sold 32,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the ovoid body supported on a spreading foot and rising to a slender waisted neck and flared rim, incised to the main body with a frieze of composite lotus scrolls between keyfret bands, the neck similarly decorated below a band of ruyi heads to the rim, covered overall in a deep yellow glaze, the... [Lire la suite]
15 juillet 2019

A ruby-ground famille-rose tripod censer, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820)

Lot 220. A ruby-ground famille-rose tripod censer, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820). Height 9 1/8  in., 23.1 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Lot sold 37,500 USD. © Sotheby's. the globular body enameled with the 'Eight Buddhist Emblems', amidst meandering lotus scrolls extending onto the cabriole legs beneath a band of ruyi-heads, flanked by a pair of pierced, upright curved handles, a floral scroll collar around the waisted neck, all below a... [Lire la suite]
18 mai 2019

A lime-green ground famille-rose 'Tea-poem' tray, Jiaqing seal mark and period

Lot 134. A lime-green ground famille-rose 'Tea-poem' tray, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820); 16 cm, 6 1/4  in. Estimate 20,000 - 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 35,000 GBP (45,224 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. of oval lobed form supported on four ridge feet, the interior centred with a lobed panel enclosing an inscription in iron-red dated to Jiaqing dingsi year (corresponding to 1797) followed by two seal marks, all within composite floral scrolls and against a... [Lire la suite]

05 mai 2019

A flambé-glazed vase, fanghu, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820)

Lot 45. A flambé-glazed vase, fanghu, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820);29.5 cm, 11 3/4  in. Estimate £6,000-8,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. the pear-shaped body rising from a short spreading foot to a wide mouth flanked by a pair of square handles, moulded to the front and back with a large peach-shaped panel and covered overall in a purplish-red glaze streaked with bright turquoise thinning to beige on the extremities, six-character seal mark incised to the base.  Provenance:... [Lire la suite]
25 avril 2019

Three blue and white 'Dragon' bowls, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820)

Lot 364.Three blue and white 'Dragon' bowls, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820); 12.9 cm, 5 1/8  in. Estimate £4,000 — 6,000. Lot Sold 15,000 GBP (19,170 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides rising from a short foot to an everted rim, painted to the exterior with two sinuous five-clawed dragons striding amidst floral sprigs above turbulent waves, the base inscribed with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Asian Art, London,  17... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2019

A pair of famille-rose green-ground Tibetan-style vases, bumpa, Jiaqing seal marks and period (1796-1820)

Lot 544. A pair of famille-rose green-ground Tibetan-style vases, bumpa, Jiaqing seal marks and period (1796-1820). Height 8 in., 20.5 cm. Estimate 50,000 - 70,000 USD. Lot Sold 143,750 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's.  each with a spherical body supported on a tall splayed foot and surmounted by a conical fluted domed neck, the body exuberantly painted with the 'Eight Buddhist Emblems' interspersed with scrolling lotus blossoms against a bright lime-green ground,... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2019

A famille-rose lime-green ground 'Floral' bottle vase, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820)

Lot 545. A famille-rose lime-green ground 'Floral' bottle vase, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820). Height 12 1/4 in., 31 cm. Estimate: US$200,000 - US$300,000. Lot sold 437,500 USD. © Sothebys the spherical body rising to a tall cylindrical neck, densely painted in bright and colorful enamels, the body decorated with large lotus blossoms below the 'three abundances' flanked by bats entwined with colorful foliate scrolls amidst cloud wisps, a yellow-ground collar of... [Lire la suite]