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]
27 septembre 2018

A lime-green ground famille-rose 'Tea-poem' tray, seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820)

Lot 134. A lime-green ground famille-rose 'Tea-poem' tray, seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820); 16.2 cm, 6 3/8  in. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD (12,740 - 19,110 USD). Lot Sold 625,000 HKD (79,725 USD). Photo: Sotheby's.  of oval lobed form supported on four ridge feet picked out in gilt, the interior centred with a lobed panel enclosing an imperial poem pertaining to the preparation of tea and dated to the dingsi year of Jiaqing's reign (in... [Lire la suite]
05 juillet 2018

An iron-red and gilt-decorated vase, seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820)

Lot 2077. An iron-red and gilt-decorated vase, seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820); 28.8 cm., 11 3/8 in. Estimate 300,000 — 400,000 HKD (  28,922 — 38,562 EUR). Lot Sold 860,000 HKD (82,909 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's.  of baluster form supported on a low foot, the waisted neck flanked by a pair of light blue enamelled 'C'-shaped foliage handles, each side of the body painted with a large lotus blossom enclosed within foliate scrolls, below a... [Lire la suite]
04 juillet 2018

A pair of small blue and white bowls, Seal marks and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820)

Lot 2058. A pair of small blue and white bowls, Seal marks and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820); 9.5 cm., 3 3/4 in. Estimate 150,000 — 250,000 HKD (14,461 — 24,101 EUR). Lot Sold 300,000 HKD (28,922 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's delicately potted, the exterior of each rounded sides painted with a wide band of leafy floral scroll in between a ruyi-head border encircling the foot and a stylised wave border on the mouthrim, the interior centred with a floral... [Lire la suite]

16 février 2018

A large 'famille-rose' ruby-ground birthday dish, Seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820)

Lot 2601. A large 'famille-rose' ruby-ground birthday dish, Seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820); 38.9 cm., 15 3/8 in. Estimate 200,000 — 250,000 HKD. Lot Sold 764,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's 2008 the shallow rounded sides sitting on a splayed foot and rising to an everted rim pierced with a band of circular holes, decorated to the centre with a diaper patterned lantern, encircled by four smaller tasselled lanterns alternating with four lotus blooms on dense meandering stems within a border... [Lire la suite]
02 février 2018

A rare blue and white 'Nine dragon' bottle vase, seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820)

Lot 1876. A rare blue and white 'Nine dragon' bottle vase, seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820); 30 1/2 cm., 12 in. Estimate 1,800,000 — 2,200,000 HKD. Lot Sold 2,180,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's 2010 the globular body painted with nine dragons in pursuit of a flaming pearl amidst scattered scrolling clouds, all above crashing waves and a key-fret bordered foot, the tall waisted neck tapering to a flaring mouth further painted with a ruyi-head border, the base inscribed with... [Lire la suite]
01 février 2018

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

Lot 1946. A fine pair of 'famille-rose' bowls, seal marks and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820); 10.9 cm., 4 1/4 in. Est. 350,000 — 450,000 HKD. Lot Sold 620,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's 2010 each with deep rounded sides flaring sharply at the rim, finely painted with a fruiting and flowering gourd vine entwining around a spray of bamboo attended by two butterflies, the four large bitter melons with their skins delicately picked out in yellow, pink and green, two of the ripe fruit with skin... [Lire la suite]
01 février 2018

A rare and finely enamelled famille-rose 'Boys' vase, seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820)

Lot 1856. A rare and finely enamelled famille-rose 'Boys' vase, seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820); 32 cm., 12 5/8 in. Estimate 2,500,000—3,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 3,020,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's 2010 the ovoid body set with broad sloping shoulders, tapering to a round splayed foot, the body exquisitely decorated in bright enamels and traces of gilding with a continuous scene of boys at play celebrating the Spring Lantern festival set within gardens in a landscape, the children... [Lire la suite]