18 mars 2019

A green-enameled 'Dragon' dish, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736.1795)

Lot 530. A green-enameled 'Dragon' dish, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Diameter 7 in., 17.8 cm. Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,0000. Courtesy Sotheby's. the shallow, rounded sides set over a tapered foot, the interior centered with an emerald-green-enameled five-clawed dragon writhing in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl', flame scrolls encircling the beast, all enclosed by a green band bordered in underglaze-blue lines and repeated at the rim, the exterior similarly decorated, the base inscribed with a... [Lire la suite]

02 janvier 2019

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

Lot 317. A fine pair of blue-glazed dishes, Qianlong seal marks and period (1736-1795); 16.4cm., 6 1/2 in. Estimate 15,000 - 25,000 GBP. Lot sold 22,500 GBP. © Sotheby's 2013 each with shallow rounded sides rising from a tapered foot, covered overall with a rich royal-blue glaze stopping neatly at the foot and draining to a white tone at the rim, the white base inscribed with a six-character seal mark.  Provenance: An English Private Collection.Marchanson, London, 17th July... [Lire la suite]
02 janvier 2019

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

Lot 315. A copper-red glazed dish, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795); 16.3cm., 6 1/2 in. Estimate 2,500 - 3,500 GBP. Lot sold 5,250 GBP. © Sotheby's 2013 the rounded sides resting on a tapered foot, covered overall with a rich liver-red glaze thinning to white at the rim, the base with a six-character seal mark.  Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, London, 06 Nov 2013
02 janvier 2019

A fine Guan-type vase, Hu, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 161. A fine Guan-type vase, Hu, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795); 14.5cm., 5 3/4 in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP. Lot sold 62,500 GBP. © Sotheby’s the pear-shaped octagonal body rising from a straight foot to a gently flaring rim, flanked by a pair of tubular handles, covered overall in a greyish blue glaze, the glaze draining to a mushroom tone around the rim and handles and stopping neatly above the foot revealing the greyish-brown body, inscribed with a six-character... [Lire la suite]
02 janvier 2019

A clair-de-lune-glazed jue, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 159. A clair-de-lune-glazed jue, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). 12cm., 4 3/4 in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP. Lot sold 56,250 GBP. © Sotheby’s the U-shaped body rising from three splayed triangular feet to a widely flaring rim slightly extended to one end, set with two short posts with round finials, the body with a loop handle to one side, applied overall with a pale bluish glaze, the base with a four-character seal mark. Provenance: Collection of Robert Chang... [Lire la suite]
28 décembre 2018

A blue and white 'Dragon' dish, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 1092. A blue and white 'Dragon' dish, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Diameter 7 in., 17.7 cm. Estimate $6,000 - $8,000. Sold: $12,500. © Sotheby's the rounded sides supported on a short tapered foot, the interior painted with a central roundel enclosing a five-clawed dragon writhing amongst cresting blue waves, the exterior with nine dragons above waves and a band of overlapping coins, the base with a six-character seal mark. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's:... [Lire la suite]

21 décembre 2018

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

Lot 395. A blue and white 'peony' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795);16.5 cm, 6 1/2  in. Estimate £5,000 - £7,000. Sold: £8,750. © Sotheby's  the rounded sides rising from a straight foot to a flared rim, the exterior painted with a central band of scrolling peony, below a band of chevron at the rim and ruyi at the base, the seal mark in underglaze blue on the base. Provenance: A West Coast Private Collection.Christie's New York, 26th March 2010, lot 1366. Sotheby's. St George... [Lire la suite]
20 décembre 2018

A later enamelled blue and white 'dragon' dish, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 211. A later enamelled blue and white 'dragon' dish, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795);17.5 cm, 6 7/8  in. Estimate £3,000 - £5,000. Sold: £9,375. © Sotheby's the rounded sides rising from a short tapered foot, the central medallion with a writhing five-clawed dragon amongst cresting waves, the exterior with nine further dragons below a border of cash coins, with sections highlighted in yellow, turquoise, purple and red enamels, the outlines of the dragons gilded,... [Lire la suite]
19 décembre 2018

An iron-red and underglaze-blue 'Mythical beast' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 214. An iron-red and underglaze-blue 'Mythical beast' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795); 21.3 cm, 8 3/8  in. Estimate: £8,000 - £10,000. Lot Sold: £32,500. © Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides rising to a flared rim, the exterior adorned in underglaze blue with a band of nine fabulous sea creatures, including a dragon and carp, leaping against vivid turbulent waves in iron-red, the rim and the foot encircled by key fret bands, the interior with a... [Lire la suite]
10 décembre 2018

A small Guan-type baluster vase, six-character Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 99. A small Guan-type baluster vase, six-character Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795); 21,5 cm, 8 5/8  in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 EUR. Unsold. © Sotheby's la panse quadrilobé aplatie reposant sur un pied et prolongée par un col tous deux évasés, le col comportant deux anses aplaties en forme de  ruyi, marque Qianlong en cachet à six caractères sous couverte à la base. Sotheby's. Art d'Asie, 11 décembre 2018