14 octobre 2016

A pair of famille-verte 'narcissus' month cups, seal marks and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820)

Lot 3677. A pair of famille-verte 'narcissus' month cups, seal marks and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820). Estimate 180,000 — 220,000 HKD. Lot sold 225,000 HKD. Photo: Sothebys.  the exteriors finely enamelled with a scene of flowering narcissus blooms and roses, wood stands; 5.8 cm, 2 1/4  in. Provenance: Christie's London, 4th November 2008, lot 218.  Sotheby's, Important Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 05 Oct 2016

14 octobre 2016

A fine pair of ruby-ground famille-rose vases, seal marks and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820)

Lot 3618. A fine pair of ruby-ground famille-rose vases, Seal marks and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820). Estimate 2,500,000 — 3,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 11,480,000 HKD. Photo: Sothebys.  each potted with a well-proportioned baluster body rising to a broad shoulder, sumounted by a waisted neck and flared rim, the body decorated with a frieze enclosing lush floral blooms of varying colours borne on gnarled stems, all between ruyi bands repeated at the rim, the lower body and neck painted... [Lire la suite]
26 septembre 2016

A fine and rare famille-rose elephant-handled vase, zun, seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820)

Lot 103. A fine and rare famille-rose elephant-handled vase, zun, seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820). Estimate 4,000,000 — 6,000,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. of archaistic zun form, the well-proportioned baluster body supported on a short foot and tapering to a straight mouthrim, the neck flanked by a pair of handles modelled in the form of elephant heads, the exterior exquisitely detailed in shaded tones of the famille-rose palette with four... [Lire la suite]
19 juillet 2016

An inscribed blue and white 'Tea poem' quadrilobed tray, Seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820)

Lot 418. An inscribed blue and white 'Tea poem' quadrilobed tray, Seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820). Estimate 70,000 — 100,000 HKD. Lot sold 450,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's the shallow lobed sides of quatrefoil section, resting on four small feet, the interior with a quatrefoil panel enclosing an imperial poem, set within a band of scrolling lotus and florets repeated on the exterior walls, the base inscribed with a six-character seal mark; 15.7 cm., 6 1/8  in. Note: The... [Lire la suite]
18 juillet 2016

Two blue and white 'lança' characters stemcups, seal marks and period of Qianlong and Jiaqing

Lot 279. Two blue and white 'lança' characters stemcups, seal marks and period of Qianlong and Jiaqing. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 HKD. Lot sold 125,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's each with steep flaring sides resting on a tall hollow splayed stem, the exterior with eight lança characters wreathed by undulating leafy lotus scrolls, the stem bordered with ruyi-heads suspending interlinked tassels, one inscribed with a six-character Qianlong seal mark, the other with a six-character... [Lire la suite]
20 juin 2016

A blue-glazed bowl, Seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1736-1795)

Lot 837. A blue-glazed bowl, Seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1736-1795). Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Lot sold 50,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's.    with deep rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot to a flared rim, applied overall with a deep blue glaze thinning to white at the rim, the white base inscribed with a six-character seal mark; 18 cm, 7 1/8  in.  Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 02 Jun 2016

12 juin 2016

A blue and white 'lotus and phoenix' dish, Seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820)

Lot 835. A blue and white 'lotus and phoenix' dish, Seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820). Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 HKD. Lot sold 50,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. with an everted rim, finely decorated with three stylised phoenix surrounding a central lotus, the underside similarly decorated, the base inscribed with a six-character seal mark; 19 cm, 7 1/2 in.   Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong | 02 Jun 2016
03 octobre 2015

A rare gilt-decorated blue and white 'Maoqindian' seal box and cover, Seal mark and period of Jiaqing

A rare gilt-decorated blue and white 'Maoqindian' seal box and cover, Seal mark and period of Jiaqing. Estimate 3,200,000 — 4,200,000 (373,501 - 490,220 EUR). Photo Sotheby's of compressed circular form, the shallow domed cover delicately painted in gilt with two leaping dragons surrounded by iron-red flames, confronted around a gilt cartouche with the hall name Maoqindian (Palace of Great Diligence) in seal script, all reserved on a finely pencilled underglaze-blue ground of billowing... [Lire la suite]
16 juillet 2015

A blue-glazed dish, Seal mark and period of Jiaqing

A blue-glazed dish, Seal mark and period of Jiaqing. Estimate  20,000 — 30,000 HKD.  Lot Sold.25,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's well potted with shallow rounded sides rising from a tapered foot, applied overall with a deep 'sacrificial'-blue glaze draining to white at the rim, the surface suffused with a mist of fine bubbles providing an 'orange peel' effect, the base left white and inscribed with a six-character seal mark; 16.5 cm., 6 1/2  in. Sotheby's. CHINESE ART. 01 JUNE... [Lire la suite]
16 juillet 2015

A green-glazed bowl, Seal mark and period of Jiaqing

A green-glazed bowl, Seal mark and period of Jiaqing. Estimate  20,000 — 30,000 HKD.  Lot Sold. 40,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's with deep rounded sides rising to an everted rim, applied overall with a rich olive-green glaze, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character seal mark; 20.5 cm., 8 in. Sotheby's. CHINESE ART. 01 JUNE 2015 - 02 JUNE 2015 | 3:15 PM HKT - HONG KONG