11 octobre 2019

A robin's egg-glazed two-handled double gourd vase, Qianlong incised six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 172. A robin's egg-glazed two-handled double gourd vase, Qianlong incised six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 59 in. (22.9 cm.) high, box. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 200,000. Price realised HKD 487,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 Provenance:  Sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 2 May 2005, lot 690. Literature: Tan Danjiong, Chinese Pottery and Porcelain, vol. 5, Taipei, 1980, p. 21. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art... [Lire la suite]

24 août 2019

A very rare yellow-ground blue and white dish, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795

Lot 602. A very rare yellow-ground blue and white dish, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 10 11/16 (27.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 120,000 - USD 180,000. Price realised USD 157,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. With rounded sides rising to a slightly everted rim, the interior well painted in the Ming style with two leafy branches laden with nine ripe peaches that curve around to artfully fill the space of the circular medallion, the exterior also painted in... [Lire la suite]
24 août 2019

An underglaze-blue-decorated yellow-enameled dish , Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period

Lot 756. An underglaze-blue-decorated yellow-enameled dish , Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 10 3/8 in. (26.4 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 118,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.  The dish is delicately potted with shallow, rounded sides and is finely decorated in the center with peaches borne on leafy branches, and on the exterior with convolvulus.  Provenance: Russell Tyson (1867-1963) Collection,... [Lire la suite]
08 août 2019

A fine pair of yellow-enamelled incised-decorated 'Dragon' bowls, Qianlong six-character sealmarks and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3204. A fine pair of yellow-enamelled incised-decorated 'Dragon' bowls, Qianlong six-character sealmarks and of the period (1736-1795); 6 3/4 in. (17.2 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 400,000. Price Realized HKD 500,000. © Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Each with flaring sides rising to an upright mouth rim, finely incised on the exterior with a pair of dragons striding in pursuit of 'flaming pearls', amidst ruyi clouds above a band of lappets encircling the base, the interior... [Lire la suite]
28 juillet 2019

A famille rose 'Bitter melon' bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 959. A famille rose 'Bitter melon' bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 60,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014  The deep sides are decorated on the exterior with a fruiting and flowering bitter melon (gourd) vine and bamboo which continue over the slightly everted rim into the interior, the ripe gourds bursting open to expose the seeds. Two pink butterflies flutter around... [Lire la suite]
27 juillet 2019

A large blue and white ovoid jar, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 949. A large blue and white ovoid jar, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 15¾ in. (40 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 50,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014   The jar is decorated in rich tones of underglaze blue with a dense allover design of lotus scroll below a double band of overlapping petal tips on the short neck, box. Note: The decoration on the present jar appears to be an adaptation of a Ming-dynasty... [Lire la suite]

27 juillet 2019

An iron-red-decorated blue and white 'Sea creatures' bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period

Lot 944. An iron-red-decorated blue and white 'Sea creatures' bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 8¼ in. (21. cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 11,875. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014  The deep sides are decorated on the exterior with a wide band of sea creatures, haishou, in blue on a ground of froth-capped, iron-red waves between key fret and dentil borders, and on the interior with a medallion of another winged... [Lire la suite]
27 juillet 2019

A blue and white 'Dragon' dish, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 931. A blue and white 'Dragon' dish, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014  The interior is decorated with a dragon leaping amidst flames in pursuit of a flaming pearl, with similar striding dragons on the exterior. Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 18 – 19 September 2014, New York, Rockefeller Plaza
26 juillet 2019

A rare imperial ceremonial blue-glazed jar, zun, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 992. A rare imperial ceremonial blue-glazed jar, zun, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 10½ in. (26.5 cm.) high.Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 137,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014  The finely potted jar has a tapered body and rounded shoulder set with a pair of animal head handles, and is covered inside and out in a rich blue glaze that also covers the base and thins somewhat on the mouth rim. The seal mark is in relief and appears to be written in slip... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2019

A small celadon-glazed 'lotus' dish, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 905. A small celadon-glazed 'lotus' dish, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 4¾ in. (12.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 8,125. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 The dish is molded in shallow relief on the interior with four rows of lotus petals radiating from a central pod towards the foliate rim. The dish is covered inside and out in a pale blue-green glaze, Japanese wood box. Provenance: Kunryodo, Tokyo.A Japanese... [Lire la suite]