23 février 2021

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

Lot 725. A pair of blue and white 'peony' bowls, Jiaqing six-character seal marks in underglaze-blue and of the period (1796-1820); 6 5/8 and 6 ¼ in. (16.8 and 15.9 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. © Christie's 2021  The exterior of each bowl is decorated with a broad band of dense peony blossom on a continuous, leafy meander, beneath a narrow band of zig-zag pattern below the everted rim.  Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 18 march 2021

23 février 2021

A rare and finely decorated famille rose 'landscape' vase, Jiaqing six-character seal mark in iron red and of period

Lot 723. A rare and finely decorated famille rose 'landscape' vase, Jiaqing six-character seal mark in iron red and of period (1796-1820); 8 ¼ in. (21 cm.) high. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. © Christie's 2021 The ovoid body is decorated with two dragons amidst clouds and flames in pursuit of flaming pearls, between a band of petal lappets below and a ruyi border above, all below the bajixiang, Eight Buddhist Emblems, on the shoulder. The cover is decorated with a dragon roundel... [Lire la suite]
02 octobre 2020

An incised yellow-glazed 'dragon' dish, Jiaqing six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 865. An incised yellow-glazed 'dragon' dish, Jiaqing six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1796-1820); 6 ¾ (17.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 18,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. With shallow rounded sides and incised on the interior with a five-clawed dragon amidst clouds. Provenance: Pierre Saqué, Paris (according to label).Henry W. Gibbs, London.Sydney L. Moss Ltd., London, 15 June 1965.The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection, Chicago. ... [Lire la suite]
04 juillet 2020

A pair of famille rose 'peach, bat and Shou character' dishes, Jiaqing six-character seal mark and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 133. A pair of famille rose 'peach, bat and Shou character' dishes, Jiaqing six-character seal mark in iron-red and of the period (1796-1820). Diamètre: 16 cm. (6 ¼ in.). Estimate EUR 6,000 - EUR 10,000. Price realised EUR 25,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Chaque coupe est ornée à l'intérieur d'un médaillon central abritant une chauve-souris en vol dans un arbre chargé de feuilles et de pêches. L'extérieur est peint d'une frise de caractères shou entre une bande de... [Lire la suite]
06 juin 2020

A green-enamelled 'dragon' jar and cover, Jiaqing six-character seal mark in underglazed blue and of the period

Lot 3159. A green-enamelled 'dragon' jar and cover, Jiaqing six-character seal mark in underglazed blue and of the period (1795-1820); 8 ½ in. (21.5 cm.) high. Estimate $20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised 60,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The ovoid body is decorated with two five-clawed dragons pursuing flaming pearls amidst clouds between a petal-lappet band below and a ruyi border and the Eight Buddhist Emblems (bajixiang) on the shoulder above. Another dragon chasing a flaming... [Lire la suite]
01 juin 2020

A famille rose 'flowers of the four seasons' floriform bowl, Jiaqing six-character seal mark in iron red and of the period

Lot 3169. A famille rose 'flowers of the four seasons' floriform bowl, Jiaqing six-character seal mark in iron red and of the period (1796-1820); 7 in. (17.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 5,000. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2015 The bowl is finely enameled on the exterior with an upper register of sixteen wavy petals, corresponding to the lobed and gilded mouth rim, each enclosing a flowering branch including hibiscus, lotus, camellia, prunus, chrysanthemum, and... [Lire la suite]

01 juin 2020

A rare pair of famille rose Mille Fleurs cups, Jiaqing six-character seal marks in iron red and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 3138. A rare pair of famille rose Mille Fleurs cups, Jiaqing six-character seal marks in iron red and of the period (1796-1820); 3 ¼ in. (8.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price Realized USD 47,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each cup is finely potted with deep sides, and decorated on the exterior with a dense allover pattern of various flowers below the gilded mouth rim. Note: The lovely mille fleurs, or wanhuajin (myriad flower brocade), design... [Lire la suite]
17 avril 2020

A rare imperial famille rose moulded and inscribed baluster vase, Jiaqing iron-red six-character seal mark and of the period

Lot 3999. A rare imperial famille rose moulded and inscribed baluster vase, Jiaqing iron-red six-character seal mark and of the period (1796-1820); 14 1/2 in. (36.8 cm.) high. Estimate 3,000,000 - HKD 5,000,000. Price realised HKD 8,420,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012.   The baluster body of the vase is moulded with four raised and gilt-edged cartouches. Two panels are inscribed in clerical script, lishu, and are divided by two further pictorial panels: one of... [Lire la suite]
02 avril 2020

A celadon-glazed molded ovoid vase, Jiaqing six-character incised seal mark and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 2185. A celadon-glazed molded ovoid vase, Jiaqing six-character incised seal mark and of the period (1796-1820) ; 11½ in. (29.2 in.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price Realized USD 11,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The tapering ovoid body is molded with elaborate lotus sprays incorporating two bats positioned above shou characters that alternate with two flower heads on the upper body, all between a petal-lappet border below and... [Lire la suite]
26 mars 2020

A large grey-green jade archaistic vase, bianhu, Jiaqing inscribed fanggu six-character and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 3620. A large grey-green jade archaistic vase, bianhu, Jiaqing inscribed fanggu six-character and of the period (1796-1820); 13 5/8in. (34.6cm.) high. Estimate HKD 800,000 - HKD 1,000,000. Price Realized HKD 920,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  Of flattened pear shape, well carved in low relief with taotie masks reserved on a leiwen band between borders of whorl motifs and cross-hatching, with a band of ruyi heads below and a band of pendent blades... [Lire la suite]