11 novembre 2019

A copper-red and underglaze-blue 'Immortals' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 334. A copper-red and underglaze-blue 'Immortals' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). DDiameter 22.3 cm, 8¾ in. Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP. Lot sold: 11,875 GBP. Photo Sotheby's painted to the exterior in underglaze blue with the 'Eight Daoist Immortals' carrying their various attributes, journeying across a dense copper-red wave ground, the interior rendered with Shoulao with his deer reserved against a wave ground enclosed within a double-ring circle, the base with a six-character... [Lire la suite]

11 novembre 2019

A famille-rose 'sanduo' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 266. A famille-rose 'sanduo' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Diameter 15.2 cm, 6 in. Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP. Lot sold: 10,625 GBP. Photo Sotheby's the rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to a straight rim, enamalled to the exterior with branches of lychee, peach and pomegranate forming the sanduo ('Three Abundances'), the base with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 06 Nov 2019
09 novembre 2019

A pair of copper-red glazed dishes, Qianlong seal marks and period (1736-1795)

Lot 169.A pair of copper-red glazed dishes, Qianlong seal marks and period (1736-1795). Diameter 20.8 and 20.8 cm, 8¼ and 8¼ in. Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 10,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's each with rounded sides rising from tapered foot to an everted rim, covered overall with a rich mottled red glaze thinning to white at the rim and toward the foot, the base inscribed with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue within a double-circle. Sotheby's. Important... [Lire la suite]
09 novembre 2019

A lemon-yellow glazed bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 163. A lemon-yellow glazed bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Diameter 11.1 cm, 4⅜ in. Estimate: 60,000 - 80,000 GBP. Lot sold 75,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's the deep rounded sides rising from a short foot to a gently flared rim, the exterior covered in a bright lemon-yellow glaze of even tone with an orange-peel texture, the interior and base with a transparent glaze, the base inscribed with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue. ... [Lire la suite]
08 novembre 2019

A pair of blue and white 'dragon' double-gourd vases, Qianlong seal marks and period (1736-1795)

Lot 157. A pair of blue and white 'dragon' double-gourd vases, Qianlong seal marks and period (1736-1795). Height 17.6 and 17.6 cm, 6⅞ and 6⅞ in. Estimate: 60,000 - 80,000 GBP. Lot sold 118,750 GBP. Photo Sotheby's each supported on a slightly flared foot rising to a flattened globular lower body tapering to a narrow waist, surmounted by the upper bulb with tapered neck and flanked by a pair of arched handles, decorated to each face with a central shou roundel... [Lire la suite]
08 novembre 2019

A rare Ming-style copper-red decorated moonflask, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 156.  A rare Ming-style copper-red decorated moonflask, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Height 17.5 cm, 6⅞ in. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 GBP. Lot sold 237,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's the flattened spherical body supported on a small domed foot and surmounted by a narrow waisted neck with central collar and incurved rim, joined to the shoulders by two strap handles forming right-angles and terminating in moulded ruyi-heads above florette bosses, the slightly domed... [Lire la suite]

07 novembre 2019

An aubergine-glazed incised 'dragon' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period

Lot 38. An aubergine-glazed incised 'dragon' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Diameter 15.2 cm, 6 in. Estimate:  2,500 - 3,000 GBP. Lot sold 5,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a straight foot to a flared rim, the exterior incised with two five-claw dragons in pursuit of flaming pearls amidst cloud scrolls and above turbulent foaming waters, skirted around the foot with a keyfret band, applied to the exterior with an aubergine colour glaze, the... [Lire la suite]
07 novembre 2019

A blue-glazed bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 36.A blue-glazed bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Diameter 11.3 cm, 4½ in. Estimate: 12,000 - 16,000 GBP. Lot sold 15,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. covered on the exterior with a rich cobalt-blue glaze thinning to a mushroom tone at the rim and stopping neatly just above the foot, the base with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue. Sotheby's. Imperial Porcelain - A Private Collection, 06 Nov 2019
07 novembre 2019

A green-enamelled 'dragon' jar and cover, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 33. A green-enamelled 'dragon' jar and cover, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Height 20.5 cm, 8 in. Estimate: 70,000 - 90,000 GBP. Lot sold 87,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. well potted with a tapering ovoid body rising from a recessed base to a rounded shoulder and a short neck, painted to the exterior in rich tones of green enamel with two striding five-clawed dragons in pursuit of flaming pearls amidst cloud scrolls, all between a register of bajixiang ('Eight... [Lire la suite]
07 novembre 2019

A rare copper-red glazed waterpot, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 31. A rare copper-red glazed waterpot, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Diameter of the largest 7.5 cm, 2⅞ in. Estimate: 25,000 - 35,000 GBP. Lot sold 50,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. the globular body with a convex base and an incurved rim, covered to the exterior with a translucent copper-red glaze of rich strawberry tone, gradating to a rosy-pink colour to the rim and foot, the base inscribed with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue. Provenance: Spink & Son... [Lire la suite]