28 juin 2020

A cloisonné enamel 'Buddhist emblems' alms bowl, Qianlong four-character mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 30. A cloisonné enamel 'Buddhist emblems' alms bowl, Qianlong four-character mark and of the period (1736-1795). Diamètre du bol: 17,5 cm. (6 5/8 in.) ; Diamètre du socle: 14,2 cm. (5 ½ in.). Estimate EUR 12,000 - EUR 18,000. Price realised EUR 60,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Le bol aux parois renflées est orné des Huit Emblèmes Bouddhiques parmis des rinceaux de lotus multicolores sur fond turquoise, la base arrondie portant une marque à quatre caractères moulée en... [Lire la suite]

24 mai 2020

A rare very pale green jade bowl, Qianlong four-character mark and of the period, with additional character jia

Lot 87. A rare very pale green jade bowl, Qianlong four-character mark and of the period (1736-1795), with additional character jia; 15.8cm (6 1/4in) diam. Estimate: £ 15,000-20,000. Sold for £ 31,250 (€ 34,891). © Bonhams The attractive pale stone highlighted with opaque inclusions and striations, exquisitely and simplistically worked with steep curving sides elegantly rising to a slightly flaring rim, the interior well hollowed and supported on a thick gently spreading foot.  Provenance:... [Lire la suite]
14 avril 2020

A small painted enamel jar, zhadou, Qianlong four-character mark within a double square in iron red and of the period (1736-1795

Lot 3377. A small painted enamel jar, zhadou, Qianlong four-character mark within a double square in iron red and of the period (1736-1795); 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price realised HKD 475,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. The jar is enamelled on the bombe shaped body with two cartouches in mirror image of a European lady and a gentleman in a garden, and surrounded by floral scrolls and arabesques on a bright turquoise ground. The trumpet neck is encircled by... [Lire la suite]
14 avril 2020

A cloisonné enamel brushrest, Incised Qianlong four-character mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 212. A cloisonné enamel brushrest, Incised Qianlong four-character mark and of the period (1736-1795); 11.1cm (4 3/8in) wide. Estimate £ 15,000-20,000. Sold for £ 40,000 (€ 45,680). Courtesy Bonhams. The three-peaked brushrest finely enamelled in bright tones of red, white, yellow, green and blue, decorated to each side with a large lotus flower head borne on scrolling foliage issuing two flanking flowers, all reserved on a bright turquoise ground above a band of ruyi-heads, raised on a... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2020

A small cloisonné enamel archaistic platformed vessel and cover, gui, Qianlong four-character mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 4021. A small cloisonné enamel archaistic platformed vessel and cover, gui, Qianlong cast four-character mark within double-squares and of the period (1736-1795); 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm.) high. Estimate 800,000 - HKD 1,200,000. Price realised HKD 1,220,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012. The vessel is of compressed globular form, colourfully decorated with a pair of taotie masks between two friezes of kui dragons. The sides applied with a pair of loop... [Lire la suite]
06 avril 2020

A fine and highly important imperial famille rose 'swallows' bowl, Qianlong four-character mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1309. A fine and highly important imperial famille rose 'swallows' bowl, Qianlong blue enamel four-character mark within double-squares and of the period (1736-1795); 4 3/4 in. (12 cm.) diam. Estimate On Request. Price Realized HKD 151,320,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2006.  The bowl finely potted with translucent rounded sides rising to a thin flaring rim, the exterior delicately enamelled in two shades of pink, yellow, green, brown and black with two swallows... [Lire la suite]

24 mars 2020

A very rare mother-of-pearl inlaid ruyi-form box and cover, Qianlong four-character mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3579. A very rare mother-of-pearl inlaid ruyi-form box and cover, Qianlong four-character mark and of the period (1736-1795); 6.6 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 350,000 - HKD 450,000. Price Realized HKD 920,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  The slightly domed cover delicately inlaid with iridescent shells in different hues of blue and green with gold leaf highlights to depict a lady seated on a barrel stool beside a table supporting a flower vase and a large screen behind her, all... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2020

An imperial small transparent ruby glass octagonal vase, Qianlong incised four-character mark and of the period (1736-1795)

  Lot 3407. An imperial small transparent ruby glass octagonal vase, Qianlong incised four-character mark within double squares and of the period (1736-1795); 5 5/8 in. (4.2 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 200,000. Price Realized HKD 150,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013  The facetted bottle vase is raised on a tall foot of conforming outline and rising to a tall slender neck. The glass is of a rich claret tone.  Provenance: Sold at Christie's New York, 27... [Lire la suite]
22 février 2020

A finely carved imperial white jade archaistic plaque, Qianlong four-character incised mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1532. A finely carved imperial white jade archaistic plaque, Qianlong four-character incised mark and of the period (1736-1795); 5 in. (12.7 cm.) long. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 314,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. Carved to imitate an archaic axe-blade with a hole near the top, the smooth flaring sides interrupted by a pair of phoenixes and mythical beast heads and toothed flanges, the edges worked with key-fret bands that scroll inwards at various... [Lire la suite]
18 juin 2018

A rare imperial opaque white glass vase, Qianlong engraved four-character mark within double-square and of the period (1736-1795

Lot 3793. A rare imperial opaque white glass vase, Qianlong engraved four-character mark within double-square and of the period (1736-1795); 8 in. (17 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 350,000 - HKD 500,000. Price Realized HKD 500,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Made in imitation of 'mutton fat' white jade with several milky-white inclusions, the domed body rising to a cylindrical neck with a lipped rim supported on a neatly cut ring foot, box. Note: There is a long history of... [Lire la suite]