20 septembre 2016

A set of four porcelain wine cups, Daoguang-Guangxu marks and of the period (1820-1908)

Lot 73. A set of four porcelain wine cups, Daoguang-Guangxu marks and of the period (1820-1908). Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 150,000 (USD 10,357 - USD 19,420). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The set consists of a Daoguang famille rose 'osmanthus' cup, a Tongzhi iron-red decorated 'dragons' cup, a Tongzhi white-glazed cup, and a Guangxu famille rose mille fleurs cup. Largest: 2 3/8 in. (6.1 cm.) diam. Provenance: Acquired by the present family in 1992 ... [Lire la suite]

06 septembre 2016

A blue and white 'Lotus' dish, Tongzhi mark and period (1861-1875)

Lot 325. A blue and white 'Lotus' dish, Tongzhi mark and period (1861-1875). Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's the interior painted with three lotus blossoms borne on  undulating stems issuing further blooms and twisting leaves all below a band of demi-flowerheads interspersed with foliate motifs around the lipped rim, repeated around the underside, the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue. Diameter 6 3/8  in., 16.2 cm Provenance: Beijing... [Lire la suite]
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01 septembre 2016

A Teadust-Glazed Bottle Vase, Tongzhi Mark and Period (1861-1875)

Lot 917. A Teadust-Glazed Bottle Vase, Tongzhi Mark and Period (1861-1875). Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the compressed globular body rising to a tall cylindrical neck, covered overall with a finely mottled opaque glaze of olive-green thinning at the rim to an amber tone, the base with an incised six-character mark. Height 13 in., 33 cm. Provenance: Collection of Ambassador Edmund A. Gullion (1913-1998) acquired while stationed in Saigon from 1949-1952, and thence... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2016

A yellow-ground famille-rose 'butterfly' cup, Tongzhi mark and period

Lot 1405, A yellow-ground famille-rose 'butterfly' cup, Tongzhi mark and period. Estimate USD 5,000 ~ 7,000. Photo Sotheby's brightly enameled and gilded on the exterior with fluttering butterflies among two registers of shuangxicharacters, the white-glazed base with a four-character mark in iron-red. Diameter 4 1/8  in., 10.4 cm Provenance: C.C. Teng & Co. Sotheby’s. Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art New York, 19 mars 2016, 10:00 AM
06 novembre 2015

A pair of sang-de-boeuf glazed pear-shaped bottle vases, yuhuchunping, Tongzhi marks and period

A pair of sang-de-boeuf glazed pear-shaped bottle vases, yuhuchunping, Tongzhi marks and period. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's each with a pear-shaped body rising from a spreading foot to a trumpet neck, the exterior covered in an even liver-red glaze, the interior and base glazed white, inscribed to the base with a six-character reign mark. Quantité: 2 - 29.5cm., 11 5/8 in. Provenance: Collection of E.G. Washburn (according to label). Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres,... [Lire la suite]
13 septembre 2015

A pair of yellow-ground 'One Hundred Bat' dishes, Tongzhi marks and period

A pair of yellow-ground 'One Hundred Bat' dishes, Tongzhi marks and period. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's each with rounded sides rising from a gently flaring foot, painted on the interior with iron-red bats in flight against a deep yellow ground, the underside enameled with three detached floral sprays in famille-rose on a white ground, four character marks in iron red (2). Diameter 8 5/8  in., 21.8 cm Provenance: Sotheby's London, 12th May 2010, lot 195. Notes:... [Lire la suite]

12 novembre 2011

A pair of yellow-ground famille rose 'Bajixiang' dishes. Tongzhi marks and period

A pair of yellow-ground famille rose 'Bajixiang' dishes. Tongzhi marks and period. Photo Sotheby's each with deep rounded sides rising from a short foot, painted to the central gilt-edged medallion with a kite hanging on a gnarled blossoming tree, the rim encircled with lobed cartouches enclosing flowers, fruits and auspicious objects alternating with florets with stylised leafy tendrils, the exterior with four similarly decorated gilt-edged medallions divided by the beribboned bajixiang emblems in pairs, encircled... [Lire la suite]
25 octobre 2009

Seven Beijing glass vases & bowl @ Nagel Auctions

A fine and rare imperial blue Beijing glass brushwasher, China, incised four character mark Qianlong and of the period D. 11,3 cm - Est. 12 000,00 € A red-overlay white Beijing glass vase, China, 18th/19th century Few tiny chips - H. 20,2 cm - Est. 3 500,00 € A good blue Beijing glass vase, China, 18th/19th century Very tiny chip to rim, good condition - H. 24,3 cm - Est. 2 200,00 € A pair of emerald green Beijing glass vases,  China, Tongzhi... [Lire la suite]
25 septembre 2009

A collection of monochrome porcelains sold @ Sotheby's New York

A carved 'qingbai' 'dragon' vase, meiping. Yuan dynasty. photo courtesy Sotheby's the elegant baluster body rising from a gently tapering base to full swelling shoulders, surmounted by a short waisted neck with a rolled lip, carved in bold and free strokes around the exterior with a broad band enclosing a large dragon writhing amidst tumultuous foaming waves, all between a lotus lappet band at the base and a floral scroll encircling the shoulder and narrow neck, covered overall with an icy blue glaze, the base unglazed... [Lire la suite]
19 décembre 2008

Paire de gourdes en porcelaine "bianhu". Chine, dynastie Qing, marque à six caractères en cachet et époque Tongzhi (1862-1874)

Paire de gourdes en porcelaine "bianhu". Chine, dynastie Qing, marque à six caractères en cachet et époque Tongzhi (1862-1874) sur un petit pied émaillé rose décoré de rinceaux fleuris, à deux anses émaillées turquoise, le médaillon central en léger releif décoré d'un phénix sur une branche fleurie de pivoines, entouré d'une bordure circulaire de fleurs de lotus stylisés et rinceaux bleu clair, vert, jaune et blanc sur fond bleu foncé, le col cerné d'une frise. haut. 28 cm, 11 in. Estimate 5,000—7,000 EUR - Lot Sold... [Lire la suite]