13 décembre 2021

A rare ruby-ground famille rose ‘peach’ dish, Yongzheng six-character mark within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 2905. A rare ruby-ground famille rose ‘peach’ dish, Yongzheng six-character mark within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 10 1⁄4 in. (26.5 cm.) diam. Price realised HKD 1,375,000 (Estimate HKD 800,000 - HKD 1,200,000). © Christie's 2021 The well-potted dish is decorated to the centre of the interior with a large peach depicting the characters Wan Shou Wu Jiang, which can be translated as ‘long life without end'. The exterior is covered in a rich ruby-pink enamel. Provenance: Sold at... [Lire la suite]

09 octobre 2021

A fine ruby-ground sgraffiato ‘hundred antiques’ bowl, Seal mark and period of Daoguang

Lot 131. A fine ruby-ground sgraffiato ‘hundred antiques’ bowl, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850). Diameter 5⅞ in., 14.9 cm. Estimate 20,000 - 30,000 USD. Lot sold: 63,000 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the deep rounded sides rising from a straight foot to a slightly everted rim, the exterior richly painted in the famille-rose palette with four gilt-rimmed medallions each enclosing a selection of the 'hundred antiques' such as vases, lanterns, censers, and other... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2021

A fine ruby-ground famille-rose sgraffiato medallion bowl, Seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820)

Lot 3637. A fine ruby-ground famille-rose sgraffiato medallion bowl, Seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820); 15.1 cm. Estimate: 500,000 - 700,000 HKD. Lot sold: 604,800 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. enamelled on the exterior with four medallions of fruiting and flowering branches, interrupted by floral strapwork against a bright ruby ground incised with feather arabesques, the interior painted in cobalt blue with a basket of peaches surrounded by floral branches, the base with a six-character seal... [Lire la suite]
23 octobre 2020

A famille-rose 'Flowers and fruit' medallion sgraffiato ruby-ground bowl, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850)

Lot 364.  A famille-rose 'Flowers and fruit' medallion sgraffiato ruby-ground bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 5 13/16 in. (14.7 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000. Price realised HKD 375,000. © Christie's Images Limited 2020. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 9 October 2020
05 juillet 2020

A rare ruby-ground falangcai 'floral' bowl, Yongzheng four-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

  Lot 150. A rare ruby-ground falangcai 'floral' bowl, Yongzheng four-character mark in underglaze-blue within double-squares and of the period (1723-1735). Diamètre: 9,2 cm. (3 5/8 in.). Estimate EUR 120,000 - EUR 150,000. Price realised EUR 382,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020.  Reposant sur un petit pied, il est délicatement orné d'une série de fleurs épanouies comprenant la pivoine, l'hibiscus, le lys, le chrysanthème, le camélia et l'aster, le tout sur un fond émaillé... [Lire la suite]
20 février 2020

A famille rose ruby-ground 'medallion' bowl, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1807. A famille rose ruby-ground 'medallion' bowl, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 5 13/16 in. (14.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 27,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.   The rounded sides finely painted with four circular panels depicting antiques and precious objects, divided by stylized lotus sprays, all reserved against the ruby sgraffiato ground, the interior painted in... [Lire la suite]

01 février 2020

A famille rose ruby-ground 'Lantern' medallion bowl, Daoguang six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850

Lot 3320. A famille rose ruby-ground 'Lantern' medallion bowl, Daoguang six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 250,000. Price realised HKD 187,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014.  The exterior of the bowl is elaborately decorated with four medallions enclosing the feng deng, 'Lanterns of Abundance', separated by floral sprays set against a sgraffiato ruby-ground. The interior is... [Lire la suite]
02 août 2019

A fine small ruby-ground famille-rose toothpick holder, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 3718. A fine small ruby-ground famille-rose toothpick holder, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 10.6 cm., 4 1/8  in. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 HKD. Lot sold 500,000 HKD. © Sotheby's of rounded rectangular form, the body finely painted to imitate a ruby-ground brocade scroll delicately enamelled with multi-coloured flowers including lotus and lilies connected by foliate scrolls, tied together with a moulded gilt cord and toggle, the titleslip inscribed... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2019

A fine ruby-ground 'Floral' medallion bowl, the porcelain Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735), the enamels later-added

Lot 524. A fine ruby-ground 'Floral' medallion bowl, the porcelain Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735), the enamels later-added. Diameter 5 5/8 in., 14.3 cm. Estimate: US$300,000 - US$500,000. Lot sold 375,000 USD. © Sothebys the rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot, the exterior with four medallions reserved against a rich fuchsia-colored ground, each medallion finely painted with auspicious flowers in full bloom, two of the medallions enclosing lush peonies and blossoming white magnolia... [Lire la suite]
28 novembre 2012

A Pair Of Ruby-Ground famille Rose bowls. Jiaqing Six-Character Seal Marks And Of The Period (1796-1820) 

A Pair Of Ruby-Ground famille Rose bowls. Jiaqing Six-Character Seal Marks And Of The Period (1796-1820). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2012  Each with rounded sides is enamelled with multi-coloured composite flowers borne on leafy stems issuing from large blossoms around the base, all reserved on a ruby ground. The interior and base are covered with a clear glaze. 3 9/16 in. (9 cm.) diam. (2).  Notes: A similar example from the Weishaupt Collection was illustrated by G. Avitabile, From the Dragon's... [Lire la suite]