03 janvier 2022

Two small enameled dishes, 18th-19th century

Lot 51. Two small enameled dishes, 18th-19th century; 5 3⁄4 and 5 3⁄8 in. (14.6 and 13.7 cm.) diam. Price Realised USD 8,125 (Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000). © Christie's 2021 The first dish is a famille rose dish, 19th century, and the base has an apocryphal Yongzheng mark. The second dish is a gilt-decorated iron-red-ground dish, Jiaqing six-character seal mark in iron red and of the period (1796-1820). Sold by the Yale University Art... [Lire la suite]

23 décembre 2021

A pair of famille rose pink-ground gu-form vases, Jiaqing six-character seal marks in iron-red and of the period

Lot 2930. A pair of famille rose pink-ground gu-form vases, Jiaqing six-character seal marks in iron-red and of the period (1796-1820); 9 3⁄4 in. (24.7 cm.) high. Price realised HKD 1,875,000 (Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000). © Christie's 2021 Each vase is elaborately decorated with lotus sprays and four of the Eight Buddhist Emblems, bajixiang, on the trumpet-shaped top section, all framed between a band of ruyi-heads to the mouth rim and stylised upright lappets above a band of key-fret... [Lire la suite]
11 décembre 2021

A blue and white inscribed teapot, Jiaqing six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1796-1820)

  Lot 2902. A blue and white inscribed teapot, Jiaqing six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1796-1820); 8 1⁄8 in. (20.7 cm) across handle. Price realised HKD 750,000 (Estimate HKD 200,000-HKD 300,000). © Christie's 2021 The teapot is finely inscribed both sides with a poem and dated to the dingsi year of Jiaqing, corresponding to 1797, all framed by two shaped cartouches enclosed by scrolling lotus, with a band of stylised petals to the foot rim and a band... [Lire la suite]
24 octobre 2021

A famille rose pink-ground gu-form vase, Jiaqing six-character seal mark in iron red and of the period (1796-1820)

  Lot 876. A famille rose pink-ground gu-form vase, Jiaqing six-character seal mark in iron red and of the period (1796-1820); 9 7/8 in. (25.1 cm.) high. Price realised USD 27,500 (Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000). © Christie's 2021 The vase is decorated on the exterior with lotus sprays and four of the Eight Buddhist Emblems (bajixiang) on the trumpet-shaped mouth, all above a key-fret band interrupted by the reign mark. The remaining four emblems are on the bell-shaped foot above a band... [Lire la suite]
24 octobre 2021

A rare small famille rose green-ground meiping, Jiaqing six-character seal mark in iron red and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 876. A rare small famille rose green-ground meiping, Jiaqing six-character seal mark in iron red and of the period (1796-1820); 6 ½ in. (16.5 cm.) high. Price realised USD 68,750 (Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000). © Christie's 2021 The high-shouldered vase is elaborately enameled with scroll four larger lotus blossoms, each supporting a peach, admist foliate, all reserved on a lime-green ground between a band of upright lappets encircling the foot and a band of ruyi heads around the... [Lire la suite]
24 octobre 2021

A very rare yellow and green-enameled dragon vase, Jiaqing incised six-character seal mark and of the period

Lot 874. A very rare yellow and green-enameled dragon vase, Jiaqing incised six-character seal mark and of the period (1796-1820); 12 13/16 in. (32.5 cm.). Price realised USD 200,000 (Estimate USD 150,000 - USD 200,000). © Christie's 2021 The vase is decorated with three incised and green-enameled five-clawed dragons writhing amidst clouds in pursuit of flaming pearls on a yellow ground, all between bands of waves and stylized jewels. Provenance: Estate of Count Federico Zichy Thyssen... [Lire la suite]

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]