20 mai 2022

A powder-blue-ground reserve-decorated 'floral 'bowl, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3643. A powder-blue-ground reserve-decorated 'floral 'bowl, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 19.8 cm. Lot sold 756,000 HKD (Estimate : 600,000 - 800,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: Peter Boode, London. Note: This striking bowl is decorated with the rarely used technique of blowing cobalt-blue through a gauze-covered tube onto a porcelain surface applied with stencils to create a white reserve design. Another bowl of this pattern in the Tsui Museum of Art, Hong... [Lire la suite]

20 mai 2022

A fine doucai 'anbaxian' bowl, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3642. A fine doucai 'anbaxian' bowl, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 13.4 cm. Lot sold 1,260,000 HKD (Estimate : 400,000 - 600,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: Collection of the Barksdale Bernard family, Petersburgh, Virginia. Note: The present bowl is remarkable for its dynamic and detailed rendering of the anbaxian (Eight Secret Emblems), with flattering ribbons painted in two different colours. A closely related bowl is illustrated in The Tsui Museum of... [Lire la suite]
20 mai 2022

A fine pair of copper-red decorated 'three fish' dishes, Marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3641. A fine pair of copper-red decorated 'three fish' dishes, Marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 15 cm. Lot sold 693,000 HKD (Estimate : 450,000 - 550,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: Christie's Hong Kong, 30th November 2011, lot 2949. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art including Jades from the De An Tang Collection and Gardens of Pleasure – Erotic Art from the Bertholet Collection, Hong Kong, 29 April 2022
15 mai 2022

A small blue and white cup, Mark and period of Yongzheng

Lot 97. A small blue and white cup, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735). Diameter 7 cm, 2¾ in. Lot sold 12,600 GBP (Estimate : 4,000 - 6,000 GBP). © Sotheby's 2022 the base with a six-character reign mark in underglaze blue. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 11 May 2022
15 mai 2022

A blue and white 'floral' bowl, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 95. A blue and white 'floral' bowl, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735). Diameter 11 cm, 4⅓ in. Lot sold 3,276 GBP (Estimate : 2,000 - 3,000 GBP). © Sotheby's 2022 Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 11 May 2022
12 mai 2022

A rare small coral-red glazed dish, Mark and period of Yongzheng

Lot 2. A rare small coral-red glazed dish, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); Diameter 13.5 cm, 5¼ in. Lot sold 107,100 GBP (Estimate : 20,000 - 30,000 GBP). © Sotheby's 2022 the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double-square. Note: Compare a similar dish from the Jingguangtang collection, sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 3rd November 1996, lot 560; and another, from the Hall family collection, sold in our Hong Kong rooms, 2nd May 2000, lot 539. ... [Lire la suite]

12 mai 2022

A small lemon-yellow glazed dish, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 1. A small lemon-yellow glazed dish, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); Diameter 13.5 cm, 5¼ in. Lot sold 45,360 GBP (Estimate : 10,000 - 20,000 GBP). © Sotheby's 2022 the white base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark within a double-square. Provenance: Gifted on 3rd March 1955, thence in the family by descent. Note: Monochrome vessels of this type, deceptively simple in form and colour, represent one of the most technically challenging... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2022

A white anhua-decorated 'bajixiang' stem bowl, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3519. A white anhua-decorated 'bajixiang' stem bowl, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 17.5 cm. Lot sold 529,200 HKD (Estimate : 200,000 - 300,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: Collection of T.Y. Chao (1912-1999), and thence by direct descent. Note: Compare a similar stem bowl, sold in our New York rooms, 17th March 2015, lot 281. For two stem bowls similarly incised with the bajixiang emblems but decorated with a yellow glaze, see one from the Sir... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2022

A rare lavender-glazed bowl, Mark and period of Yongzheng

Lot 3518. A rare lavender-glazed bowl, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 12 cm, wood stand and Japanese wood box. Lot sold 1,512,000 HKD (Estimate : 1,200,000 - 1,800,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: Collection of H.R.N. Norton, until 1962. Sotheby's London, 5th November 1963, lot 197. John Sparks Ltd, London. Bluett & Son Ltd, 16th December 1986. Marchant, London, 16th June 1987. A Greek private collection. Sotheby's London, 7th November 2012, lot... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2022

A very rare blue-glazed zhadou, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3517. A very rare blue-glazed zhadou, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735) d. 14.3 cm. Lot sold 2,268,000 HKD (Estimate : 1,800,000 - 2,500,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: Collection of Professor J. Norman Collie, FRS (1859-1942), one of the founding members of the Oriental Ceramic Society, and thence by descent. Exhibited: Sarah Wong and Stacey Pierson, eds, Collectors, Curators, Connoisseurs: A Century of the Oriental Ceramic Society, 1921-2021, Hong Kong, 2021, cat. no.... [Lire la suite]