02 mars 2020

A fine and very rare blue and white 'fruit' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 1577. A fine and very rare blue and white 'fruit' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735); 11.5 in. (29.2 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1,000,000 - HKD 1,500,000. Price realised HKD 1,927,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2008. The bowl is potted with characteristic thick and well rounded sides, painted with cobalt of sapphire-blue tones on the exterior with mixed flower scrolls, the six blooms including lotus, peony, camellia and chrysanthemum, below a border of breaking waves... [Lire la suite]

31 janvier 2020

A very rare pair of large emerald green-back dishes, Yongzheng six-character marks in underglaze blue and of the period

Lot 3272. A very rare pair of large emerald green-back dishes, Yongzheng six-character marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 8 3/8 in. (21.2 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - HKD 2,500,000. Price realised HKD 2,680,000. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014.     Each dish is thinly potted with low rounded sides rising from a shallow foot ring to a slightly flared rim, the exterior covered in a brilliant emerald-green glaze applied to the biscuit porcelain, the interior... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2018

A fine and very rare blue and white double-gourd vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period

Lot 3004. A fine and very rare blue and white double-gourd vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 9 1/8 in. (23.3 cm.) high. Estimate On Request. Price realised HKD 36,100,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The vase is well painted around the globular body with a lotus scroll between ruyi-heads encircling the shoulder and lotus lappets around the foot, the collared neck with further formal borders, all below the bulbous mouth decorated... [Lire la suite]
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]
06 juin 2011

A very fine and rare pair of doucai 'mandarin duck' dishes, Yongzheng six-character marks and of the period (1723-1736)

Lot 3571. A very fine and rare pair of doucai 'mandarin duck' dishes, Yongzheng six-character marks within double-circles and of the period (1723-1736); 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HK$1,800,000 - HK$2,500,000 ($232,458 - $322,858). Price Realized HK$3,620,000 ($467,501). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Delicately pencilled and enamelled to the interior with two mandarin ducks swimming on rippling water at either side of a lotus cluster, the exterior with two further pairs of ducks amid a frieze of... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2011

Two fine copper-red glazed meiping, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 3613. A fine copper-red glazed meiping, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735); 8 1/2 in. (21.5cm.) high. Estimate HK$2,000,000 - HK$3,000,000 ($258,286 - $387,430). Price Realized  HK$3,620,000 ($467,501). © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Of finely potted baluster form with rounded shoulders and a short waisted neck, the exterior covered with an even rich red glaze stopping neatly at the everted rim and spreading foot, the interior and base with... [Lire la suite]