06 septembre 2016

A pair of blue and white 'Crane and Trigram' bowls, Qianlong seal marks and period (1736-1795)

Lot 270. A pair of blue and white 'Crane and Trigram' bowls, Qianlong seal marks and period (1736-1795). Diameter 5 5/8  in., 14.2 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 47,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's each finely painted to the exterior with eight medallions each enclosing a trigram, divided by swooping cranes and ruyi-shaped clouds, above jagged rocks battered by crashing waves, the interior with a central medallion enclosing a floret within stylized rolling waves beneath... [Lire la suite]

13 mars 2016

Five yellow-ground green and aubergine-enamel 'dragon' dishes, Qianlong seal marks and period

Lot 307, Five yellow-ground green and aubergine-enamel 'dragon' dishes, Qianlong seal marks and period. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. each finely incised on the interior with a green and an aubergine dragon contesting a 'flaming pearl', their sinuous scaly bodies writhing among flames within a double-line border, the exterior incised with four flying cranes and clouds enameled in green, all reserved against a rich egg-yolk yellow ground, the bases... [Lire la suite]
28 juillet 2015

A fine and rare pair of celadon-glazed lotus porcelain jardinières on wood stands, China, Qianlong seal marks and period

A fine and rare pair of celadon-glazed lotus porcelain jardinières on wood stands, China, Qianlong seal marks and period. Estimate 30000/40000 €. Sold 75.000 €. Photo Nagel 15,8 x 15,8 cm. Very minor traces of age, good condition NAGEL. "Asian Art". Sale 722, 06/06/2015
05 mai 2015

A fine pair of blue and yellow 'Dragon' bowls, Qianlong seal marks and period

A fine pair of blue and yellow 'Dragon' bowls, Qianlong seal marks and period. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's each with deep rounded sides rising from a short foot to an everted rim, freely painted in reverse in rich cobalt-blue tones and heightened in yellow with two five-clawed scaly dragons in pursuit of a flaming pearl, all amidst fire and cloud scrolls and above a lotus lappet band, the interior with a dragon medallion, the base with seal mark in underglaze-blue. Quantité:... [Lire la suite]
04 mai 2015

A pair of incised yellow-glazed bowls, Qianlong seal marks and period

A pair of incised yellow-glazed bowls, Qianlong seal marks and period. Estimate 15,000 — 25,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's each with deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to a slightly everted rim, finely incised around the exterior with floral medallions divided by ruyi clouds and above a lotus lappet band, the interior with a floral medallion, covered overall in a rich egg-yolk yellow glaze save for the base glazed in white and bearing the mark in underglaze-blue. Quantité:... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2014

A pair of transparent red glass bowls, Qianlong seal marks and period

A pair of transparent red glass bowls, Qianlong seal marks and period. Photo Sotheby's each with deep rounded sides rising from a straight foot to a gently flaring rim, incised to the base with a four-character seal mark within a double-square, the glass of a rich transparent blood-red colour. Quantité: 2 - 11.4cm., 4 ½ in. Estimation 25,000 — 30,000 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. London, 14 mai 2014 - http://www.sothebys.com/

26 avril 2014

A fine pair of doucai 'Bajixiang' bowls, Qianlong seal marks and period

A fine pair of doucai 'Bajixiang' bowls, Qianlong seal marks and period. Photo Sotheby's each body of ogee form rising from a recessed base to a flaring rim, brightly painted and enamelled to the interior with a floret, peach and ruyi medallion encircled by the bajixiang in the well, the exterior with a foliate scroll band above ruyi lappets. Quantité: 2 - 20cm., 7 7/8 in. Estimation 20,000 — 30,000 GBP Provenance: The Toguri Collection, Tokyo.Sotheby's London, 9th June 2004, lot 2. PROPERTY FROM A JAPANESE PRIVATE... [Lire la suite]
22 octobre 2013

Sotheby's to auction fine Chinese ceramics from The Alfred Beit Foundation in London

Lot 75. A Rare Coral Ground Famille-Verte Bowl, Yongzheng Mark and Period (1723-1735). Estimate: £80,000-120,000 / €95,000-143,000. Lot sold 104,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.  LONDON.- Continuing its tradition of bringing to market rare and extraordinary property, Sotheby’s announced the sale of Fine Chinese Ceramics from The Alfred Beit Foundation. The group of 20 ceramics was assembled by Sir Alfred Beit (1903-1994), renowned art collector and philanthropist, and purchased through Chinese art dealer John Sparks in the... [Lire la suite]
25 avril 2013

A rare pair of blue and white ‘Bajixiang’ moonflasks, Qianlong seal marks and period (1735-1796)

Lot 222. A rare pair of blue and white ‘Bajixiang’ moonflasks, Qianlong seal marks and period (1735-1796). Estimation: 1,000,000 - 1,500,000 GBP. Lot sold 2,378,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's each of flattened form with gently domed sides rising from a spreading foot to a ribbed cylindrical neck, set with a pair of scroll handles, brilliantly painted in vivid tones of cobalt-blue with the ‘heaped and piled’ effect, the domed sides decorated with eight radiating lappet panels each enclosing the... [Lire la suite]
12 septembre 2012

A pair of ruby-ground famille-rose wall vases, Qianlong seal marks and period (1736-1795)

Lot 393. A pair of ruby-ground famille-rose wall vases, Qianlong seal marks and period (1736-1795). Heights 7 7/8 in., 20 cm. Estimate 30,000 - 50,000 USD. Lot sold 74,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's each of semi-circular section, decorated on the curved side with a ruyi-border at the mouth above lotus blossoms borne on foliate scrolls incorporating a bat suspending a wan symbol,  the waisted neck flanked by foliate scroll handles, with... [Lire la suite]