16 avril 2018

A fine and rare pair of blue and white 'Peony' dishes, Yongzheng six-character marks within double-circles and of the period

Lot 2244. A fine and rare pair of blue and white 'Peony' dishes, Yongzheng six-character marks within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735); 8 1/4 in. (20.9 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - HKD 2,000,000. Price realised HKD 1,820,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2012  Each dish is naturalistically painted in the central medallion in delicate shades of blue with two butterflies in flight above leafy branches bearing three full peony blossoms growing from pierced... [Lire la suite]

15 décembre 2016

A fine and very rare turquoise enamelled chrysanthemum dish, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period

Lot 2927. A fine and very rare turquoise enamelled chrysanthemum dish, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735);  6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 3,000,000 - HKD 4,000,000 (USD 390,000 - USD 520,000). Price Realised HKD 5,420,000 (USD 699,050). © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. The rounded sides moulded to the interior and exterior as petals rising to a scalloped rim, supported on a similarly shaped short foot, covered overall in an opaque... [Lire la suite]