20 avril 2020

A pair of famille-rose and iron-red 'Double happiness' saucer dishes, seal marks and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820)

Lot 3708. A pair of famille-rose and iron-red 'Double happiness' saucer dishes, seal marks and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820); 7.6 cm., 3 in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD. Lot sold 75,000 HKD (7,649 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. each well potted with shallow sides rising from a tapered foot to a slightly everted rim, the exterior decorated in underglaze blue with a continuous band of of trefoil leaves and floral blooms issuing from intertwining stems, the interior centred with a medallion... [Lire la suite]

19 avril 2020

A fine famille-rose 'Dragon and Flower' bowl, seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820)

Lot 3635. A fine famille-rose 'Dragon and Flower' bowl, seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820); 9.4 cm., 3 5/8  in. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 HKD. Lot Sold 37,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby’s. delicately potted with deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to a slightly flared lobed gilt mouthrim, the body moulded with two main registers, the upper register decorated with five panels, three of them with narcissus blossoms, the other two with a dragon depicted... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2020

A shell-shaped brush washer, seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820)

Lot 3089. A shell-shaped brush washer, seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820); 8.6 cm., 3 3/8 in. Estimate 300,000 — 400,000 HKD. Lot Sold 375,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. well modelled as a flattened conch shell, with stepped layers depicting the concentric cone shape, the exterior textured with numerous spots under a pale sea-green glaze, the opening of the shell formed as the interior of the washer, painted in sepia with a scene of the seabed surrounded by gilt outlines, the... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2020

A lime-green ground famille-rose bottle vase, seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820)

Lot 3078. A lime-green ground famille-rose bottle vase, seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820); 35 cm., 13 3/4 in. Estimate  500,000 — 700,000 HKD. Lot Sold 740,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the globluar body rising to a tall waisted neck flaring at the mouth, brightly enamelled with bats and butterflies amid lotus flowers borne on foliate scrolls and auspicious symbols of peaches and 'endless knots', all reserved on a lime-green ground and set between a... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2020

A rare and very finely painted pair of famille-rose vases, seal marks and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820)

Lot 3076. A rare and very finely painted pair of famille-rose vases, seal marks and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820); height 34.3 cm., 13 1/2 in. Estimate  6,000,000 — 8,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 9,020,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. each of ovoid form, the exterior painted with four evenly spaced oval medallions, each centred with a stylised lotus flower surrounded by entwined lotus and peony scrolls between further floral scrolls, all above a short slightly splayed foot painted... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2020

A fine blue and white bottle vase, seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820)

Lot 3127. A fine blue and white bottle vase, seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820); 31.5 cm.,123/8 in. Estimate 3,000,000 — 4,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 5,300,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. the pear-shaped body rising from a short straight foot to a long slender neck flanked by ruyi-shaped handles, the neck painted in vibrant tones of underglaze-blue on each side with a stylised lotus flower amidst foliate scroll, below a band of ruyi-heads at the rim, the  body... [Lire la suite]

01 novembre 2019

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

Lot 31. A fine pair of turquoise-ground famille-rose square vases, seal marks and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820); 16.6 and 16.8 cm., 6 ½ and 16 5/8 in. Estimate 8,000,000-12,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 14,100,000 HKD (1,811,568 USD). Photo Sotheby's each modelled after the archaic jade cong, with a square-sectioned body set between a round neck and foot, two sides set with moulded iron-red elephant-head handles, decorated overall with a formal flower-scroll design, symmetrically arranged, the front and... [Lire la suite]
06 février 2019

A pair of famille-rose 'Bajixiang' bowls, seal marks and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820)

Lot 2708. A pair of famille-rose 'Bajixiang' bowls, seal marks and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820); 11 cm., 4 1/4 in. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 HKD. Lot sold 500,000 HKD. © Sotheby's 2010 each delicately potted body with deep slightly curved sides rising from a short tapering foot to an everted rim, brightly enamelled around the exterior with four beribonned Buddhist emblems between a keyfret band at the rim and a ruyi head and dotted band at the foot, the base with... [Lire la suite]
29 janvier 2019

A finely enamelled famille-rose yellow-ground 'floral' bowl, seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820)

Lot 2698. A finely enamelled famille-rose yellow-ground 'floral' bowl, seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820); 15 cm., 6 in. Estimate 1,000,000 — 1,500,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,220,000 HKD. © Sotheby's 2010 the deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to an everted rim, brightly enamelled around the exterior with an undulating leafy composite floral scroll, all reserved on a rich bright yellow ground, the interior with the wufu in iron-red, the base with an... [Lire la suite]
02 octobre 2018

A fine pair of yellow-glazed bowls, seal marks and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820)

Lot 3645. A fine pair of yellow-glazed bowls, seal marks and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820); 11.9 cm, 4 5/8  in. Estimate 300,000 — 500,000 HKD (38,217 - 63,69 USD). Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. each with steep rounded sides supported on a narrow straight foot, finely incised around the exterior with four 'flowerballs' interspersed among billows of clouds above a band of petal lappets suspending trefoils, all between a double incised line encircling the foot and rim,... [Lire la suite]