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

A pair of doucai 'Bajixiang' bowls, Qianlong seal marks and period. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 GBP. 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 - 20.4cm., 8in. Notes: Bowls of this form and design are held... [Lire la suite]
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]
10 août 2013

A rare pair of Ming-style underglaze blue iron-red-ground, Qianlong seal marks and period

A rare pair of Ming-style underglaze blue iron-red-ground, Qianlong seal marks and period. Photo Sotheby's each painted in cobalt blue on the interior with simulated 'heaping and piling' with a bouquet of ribbon-tied lotus and water weeds, the cavetto with composite floral scrolls and a band of classic scroll at the rim, the exterior with a repeated floral scroll and a key-fret border just below the rim, reserved on a rich iron-red ground leaving the rim and base white, seal mark in... [Lire la suite]