13 juillet 2016

A fine pair of blue and white saucers, Marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3242. A fine pair of blue and white saucers, Marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 14.3 by 33.5 cm., 5 5/8 by 13 1/4 in. Estimate 180,000 — 250,000 HKD (17,614 — 24,464 EUR). Lot sold 400,000 HKD (39,143 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. each finely painted on the interior with a central stylized foliate shou character within double line borders and five similar characters around the cavetto, the exterior with a band of interlocking 'C' scrolls at the base and 'C' and... [Lire la suite]

14 octobre 2015

A fine and rare pair of doucai candlesticks, marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3708. A fine and rare pair of doucai candlesticks, marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735);  14.8 cm., 5 3/4  in. Estimate  1,000,000 — 1,500,000 HKD (114,956 — 172,434 EUR). Lot sold 1,250,000 HKD (143,695 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. each with a slender cylindrical stem encircled by two bands of camellia blossoms with feathery leaves, supported on a stepped section with a square scroll all above a domed base with long slightly twisting lappets, the upper section... [Lire la suite]
02 octobre 2013

A pair of fine yellow-ground green-enamelled 'Dragon' bowls, Marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3051. A pair of fine yellow-ground green-enamelled 'Dragon' bowls, Marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 14 cm., 5 1/2  in. Estimate 4,000,000 — 6,000,000 HKD. uNSOLD. Photo: Sotheby's. each with deep rounded sides rising from a tapered foot to a gently flared rim, finely decorated on the exterior with two dragons striding in mutual pursuit among clouds reaching for a 'flaming pearl', one with its head turned back, the other looking forward, each... [Lire la suite]
31 mars 2013

A fine pair of doucai cups with lança characters and lotus. Marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 14. A fine pair of doucai cups with lança characters and lotus, Marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); diameter 6.1 cm., 2 1/2  in. Estimate 1,000,000 - 1,500,000 HKD (98,735 — 148,102 EUR). Lot sold 4,600,000 HKD (454,179 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's the steep rounded sides rising from a short tapered foot to a flared rim, finely painted in contrasting underglaze blue, red, yellow and green enamels within underglaze-blue outlines,... [Lire la suite]