15 septembre 2021

Doyle to auction the Sarah Belk Gambrell Falangcai Vase

Lot 189. The Sarah Belk Gambrell Falangcai Vase. A Partial Chinese Imperial Falangcai European-Subject Porcelain Vase, Qianlong four-character seal mark in blue and of the period (1736-1795). Height 4 7/8 inches, width overall 4 inches.. Estimate $100,000-300,000. Sold for $2.45 million. © 2021 William Doyle Galleries, Inc. NEW YORK, NY.- Doyle Auctioneers & Appraisers will auction the Sarah Belk Gambrell Falangcai Vase as a highlight of the Asian Works of Art sale on Monday, September... [Lire la suite]

25 juillet 2019

An underglaze blue and copper-red-decorated pale blue vase, Qianlong four-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the peri

Lot 910. An underglaze blue and copper-red-decorated pale blue vase, Qianlong four-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 8,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 The ovoid body is decorated in underglaze blue on one side with bamboo growing amidst rocks and copper-red lingzhi, and on the reverse with a butterfly in flight below a further lingzhi sprig on the neck between the two scroll... [Lire la suite]
11 septembre 2018

A small gilt-decorated café-au-lait-ground famille rose vase, Qianlong four-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1390. A small gilt-decorated café-au-lait-ground famille rose vase, Qianlong four-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 4 in. (10.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The lobed vase is decorated on either side with a shaped panel of a mountainous landscape, reserved on a café-au-lait ground decorated in gilt with lotus scroll. The narrow neck is flanked by a pair of archaistic dragon handles, cloth box. ... [Lire la suite]
02 mai 2018

An inscribed red lacquer 'chrysanthemum' tea bowl and cover, Qianlong four-character seal marks and of the period

Lot 342. An inscribed red lacquer 'chrysanthemum' tea bowl and cover, Qianlong four-character seal marks and of the period, the inscription dated spring 1776; 10.3cm diam. Estimate HK$200,000 - 300,000. Sold for HK$ 1,072,000 (€ 113,078). © Bonhams 2001-2018  Supported on a splayed circular foot, the wide body curved upwards to a flared rim, the domed cover with a circular knop, decorated with raised vertical petals, all lacquered in brilliant red, the tip of the cover and the base of the bowl... [Lire la suite]
01 mai 2018

A rare doucai miniature vase, hu, Qianlong four-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 14. A rare doucai miniature vase, hu, Qianlong four-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 3 3/8 in. (8.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 40,000 - GBP 60,000 (USD 55,800 - USD 83,700). Price realised GBP 56,250. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018. The delicately potted vessel is decorated to the body with a continuous scene of young boys at play in a garden setting incorporating a plantain tree, garden rock and bamboo. The neck is painted with bands... [Lire la suite]
09 septembre 2015

A set of three iron-red-decorated blue and white wine cups, Qianlong four-character seal marks and of the period

A set of three iron-red-decorated blue and white wine cups, Qianlong four-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate 6,000 – $8,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each has deep sides decorated on the exterior in underglaze blue with Shoulao seated on a deer and Xiwangmu seated on a phoenix facing each other amidst clouds on a ground of iron-red waves, and on the interior with a central medallion of a shou character encircled by the wufu on a similar wave ground.... [Lire la suite]

10 mai 2015

A painted enamel 'Immortal island' vase, Qianlong four-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 86. A painted enamel 'Immortal island' vase, Qianlong four-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 9.8cm (3 7/8in) high. Estimate £25,000 - 35,000 (€34,000 - 48,000). Sold for £ 22,500 (€ 25,135). Photo: Bonhams. The baluster body vividly painted in strong shades of cobalt blue with a continuous landscape scene depicting an Immortal island with a huabiao column, tiled pavilions and rocky outcrops emerging from a ground of foaming waves, approached by a mythical crane flying amidst... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2015

A small rare famille rose-enamelled glass miniature vase, Qianlong four-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1. A small rare famille rose-enamelled glass miniature vase, Qianlong four-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 3 9/16 in. (9.1 cm.) high. Estimate £20,000 – £30,000 ($30,280 - $45,420). Price realised GBP 43,750. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vase is enamelled to the exterior with an official holding a sceptre and accompanied by an attendant, beside three scholars standing below a large pine tree. Shoulao is depicted flying on a crane above a pavilion. The shoulders... [Lire la suite]
21 avril 2014

Four carved rhinoceros horn cup at Nagel, "Asiatische Kunst", 8.5.2014

An extremely rare imperial rhinoceros horn stemcup with plain sides and massive foot, China, Qianlong four-character seal mark and of the period. Photo Nagel Thinly carved bowl with semi-translucent sides and massive bottom resting on a conical pedestal foot. Shapes alikemay be based on Tang dynasty prototypes made of silverware and other materials. Few fine short age cracs to mouth rim,otherwise good condition. H.8,7cm/D.9,8cm. Estimate 60 000 - 100 000 €. This stemcup lacks the bow-string bands that can... [Lire la suite]
17 novembre 2013

A green-glazed shallow circular drum-shaped brush washer, Qianlong four-character seal mark and of the period

A green-glazed shallow circular drum-shaped brush washer, Qianlong four-character seal mark and of the period. Photo courtesy Bonhams. The cylindrical body with relief bosses above a string of vine scrolls at the waist, the interior depicting a centralised chrysanthemum medallion with four parasols at the compass points interspersed with billowing scarves in imitation of the Buddhist double vajra, the base with a four-character Imperialzhuanshu seal mark in underglaze-blue, zitan stand.7.6cm... [Lire la suite]