28 avril 2020

A pair of café-au-lait glazed ogee-form bowls, Qianlong seal marks and period (1736-1795)

Lot 185. A pair of café-au-lait glazed ogee-form bowls, Qianlong seal marks and period (1736-1795); 15.8cm, 1/4 in. Estimate 6,000-8,000 GBP. Lot sold 30,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. each of ogee-form, the deep rounded sides with a constricted waist, supported on a straight foot, covered to the exterior with a café-au-lait glaze, the interior and base glazed white, inscribed to the base with a six-character seal mark. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 13 May 2015, 11:00 AM

27 février 2020

A rare aubergine-glazed ritual vessel, jue, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 101. A rare aubergine-glazed ritual vessel, jue, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795); 11.9cm., 4 3/4 in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot sold 7,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the vessel with a pair of thin capped posts surmounting the deep 'U'-shaped body, on three cylindrical legs, covered in a thick aubergine coloured glaze, the exterior base with an incised seal mark. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 11 november 2015
06 février 2020

A rare moulded and carved celadon-glazed vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 430. A rare moulded and carved celadon-glazed vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795); 46.3cm., 18 1/4 in. Estimate 8,000 - 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 51,650 GBP. Photo Sotheby's the slender ovoid body rising from a splayed foot to a waisted neck flaring at the rim, moulded and carved to the exterior with stylised lotus scrolls with leafy tendrils, covered overall with a sea-green glaze pooling to a deeper colour in the recesses, the base impressed with a six-character Qianlong seal mark. ... [Lire la suite]
29 janvier 2020

A rare famille-rose reticulated revolving vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 391. A rare famille-rose reticulated revolving vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Height 8 1/4 in., 21 cm. Estimate 400,000 — 500,000 USD. Lot sold 506,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's the pear-shaped revolving body painted with formal lotus scrolls reserved on a pale-blue sgraffito ground, further reticulated with four evenly spaced gilt-rimmed medallions, each containing a puce-enameled dragon writhing amidst scrolling green clouds, all below a... [Lire la suite]
27 janvier 2020

A blue and white 'Fruit tree medallion' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 290. A blue and white 'Fruit tree medallion' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Diameter 6 in., 15.2 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot sold 8,750 USD. Photo Sotheby's with steep flaring sides, painted with five roundels in the form of fruiting trees bearing peach, mulberry and lychee, divided by pomegranate sprays, between a double line border at the rim and a petal band at the foot, seal mark in underglaze blue.  Provenance: Acquired in Beijing in the 1920s or... [Lire la suite]
27 janvier 2020

A Ming-style blue and white dish, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 288. A Ming-style blue and white dish, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Diameter 15 7/8 in., 40.3 cm. Estimate 120,000 — 180,000 USD. Lot sold 146,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's painted with a carefully drawn pattern of a composite floral band bearing different stylized flowerheads including lotus, peony, camellia and chrysanthemum on continuous scrolling stems with varied foliage around the interior and exterior and in the central medallion, a border of classic scroll below the rim... [Lire la suite]

26 janvier 2020

A pair of underglaze blue and yellow-enameled 'dragon' dishes, Qianlong seal marks and period (1736-1795)

Lot 269. A pair of underglaze blue and yellow-enameled 'dragon' dishes, Qianlong seal marks and period (1736-1795). Diameter 9 7/8 in., 25.1 cm. Estimate 60,000-80,000 USD. Lot sold 74,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's each decorated on the interior with a scaly dragon in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' amidst flames and clouds within a band of striding dragons on the well, repeated on the underside above a lappet border, all picked out in mustard yellow enamel reserved on a blue wash ground, seal mark in underglaze... [Lire la suite]
18 janvier 2020

A Ming-style blue and white bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period

Lot 3. A Ming-style blue and white bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Diameter 6 in., 15.2 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Lot sold 10,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's painted on the exterior with sprays of peach, pomegranate and melon between a band of lappets at the foot and classic scroll at the rim, the interior with a central medallion enclosing three peaches borne on a leafy sprig and a classic scroll at the rim, seal mark in underglaze blue.  Property from the Estate of... [Lire la suite]
15 décembre 2019

Two green-enamelled 'dragon' jars and covers, Qianlong seal marks and period (1736-1795)

Lot 13. Two green-enamelled 'dragon' jars and covers, Qianlong seal marks and period (1736-1795); 21,2 cm, 8⅜ in. Estimate: 60,000 - 80,000 EUR. Lot sold: 100,000 EUR. © Sotheby's. la panse ovoïde sous un col droit, à décor de deux dragons à cinq griffes poursuivant la perle enflammée dans les nuages stylisés, les huit emblèmes bouddhistes bajixiang entourant le col, le pied souligné d'une frise de pétales stylisés, marque en cachet à six caractères en bleu sous... [Lire la suite]
03 décembre 2019

A doucai ogee-form 'Eight Daoist emblems' bowl, underglaze blue Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 17. A doucai ogee-form 'Eight Daoist emblems' bowl, underglaze blue Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). H. 20,3 cm. Estimate 8,000-12,000 EUR. © Nagel the flaring sides resting on a straight foot, brightly enameled with eight stylized blossoms borne on sprays of leafy vines above a ruyi-head border, the 'Eight Daoist Emblems' evenly spaced around the cavetto between underglaze-blue line borders, the center with a lobed medallion of green interlocking scrolls, enclosing formalized lotus... [Lire la suite]