16 octobre 2016

A pair of yellow-glazed incised 'dragon' bowls, Tongzhi six-character marks and of the period (1861-1875)

Lot 22. A pair of yellow-glazed incised 'dragon' bowls, Tongzhi six-character marks and of the period (1861-1875). Estimate £3,000 - 5,000 (€3,300 - 5,600). Photo: Bonhams. The curved sides rising from a short foot to a slightly everted rim, each incised around the exterior each with two dragons chasing flaming pearls amidst wisps and billowing waves, applied overall with a rich egg-yolk-yellow ground, the base glazed white. Each 14.4cm (5 5/8in) diam. (2). Provenance: Walter Thomas Gaze Cooper... [Lire la suite]

28 février 2016

A doucai 'shou and peach' dish, Tongzhi six-character mark and of the period

Lot 8092. A doucai 'shou and peach' dish, Tongzhi six-character mark and of the period. Estimate US$ 2,000 - 3,000 (€1,800 - 2,700). Photo Bonham's The shallow dish rising on a short foot, the well decorated in red and green enamels and underglaze blue with a medallion depicting a peach tree, the trunk gnarled and curved to form a shou character amid lingzhi and taihu rocks, the exterior similarly decorated with three peach trees in the form of shou characters, set against underglaze... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2011

A famille rose yellow-ground bowl. Tongzhi six-character mark and of the period

A famille rose yellow-ground bowl. Tongzhi six-character mark and of the period. Photo Bonhams The exterior all under an opaque mustard-yellow wash enriched with twelve magpies swooping and landing amongst torn-off branches of pink berries, the interior plain. 14.3cm (5 5/8in) diam. - Estimate: £4,000 - 7,000 - Unsold Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 10 Nov 2011, New Bond Street www.bonhams.com
06 novembre 2011

A large flambé-glazed rectangular pear-shaped vase, hu. Incised Tongzhi six-character mark and of the period

A large flambé-glazed rectangular pear-shaped vase, hu. Incised Tongzhi six-character mark and of the period. photo Bonhams Typically entirely covered in a rich opaque glossy ox-blood glaze with some vertical purple-white streaks, the rim and corners fired to a pale colour. 35cm (13½in) high. Estimate: £10,000 - 15,000, CNY 99,000 - 150,000, HK$ 120,000 - 180,000 Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 10 Nov 2011, New Bond Street www.bonhams.com