03 septembre 2018

A relief-decorated 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'Figural' guan, 14th century

Lot 242. A relief-decorated 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'Figural' guan, 14th century. Height 9 1/2  in., 24.1 cm. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. beautifully potted, the rounded body crisply molded with three lively vignettes within a garden setting of an elegant lady and a young female attendant engaged in various domestic activities, the scenes separated by flowering trees, leafy plants, and an elegant multi-storied pavilion, all above a band of vertical ribs, applied overall with a rich,... [Lire la suite]

11 janvier 2018

A fine 'famille-rose' 'Peach' bowl, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 104. A fine 'famille-rose' 'Peach' bowl, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 14.5cm., 5 3/4 in. Estimate 400,000 — 500,000 GBP. Lot sold 725,600 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's 2007 the delicately potted deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to an everted rim, finely enamelled around the exterior with two iron-red bats in flight above leafy fruiting and blossoming peach boughs, each of the four large ripe fruit delicately shaded from pink to lime-green, the boughs... [Lire la suite]