28 juillet 2019

A blue and white 'Three Friends' dish, Tongzhi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1862-1874)

Lot 954. A blue and white 'Three Friends' dish, Tongzhi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1862-1874); 7 in. (17.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 8,125. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014     The dish is decorated in the center with suihan sanyou ('Three Friends of Winter'), pine, bamboo and prunus, as well as lingzhi, and the exterior is decorated with a continuous scene of a lady in a garden watching two boys at play. ... [Lire la suite]

04 avril 2016

A pair of blue and white 'narcissus' wine cups, Tongzhi six-character marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1862-1874)

Lot 130. A pair of blue and white 'narcissus' wine cups, Tongzhi six-character marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1862-1874); 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm.) diam. Estimate HK$60,000 – HK$80,000 ($7,771 - $10,362). Price realised HKD 68,750. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Each thinly potted cup is painted on two sides, each side with a cluster of narcissus blossoms emerging from rocks, all between single-line borders encircling the mouth and foot.  Provenance: A Japanese private collection, acquired... [Lire la suite]
04 avril 2016

A pair of blue and white 'narcissus' wine cups, Tongzhi six-character marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1862-1874)

Lot 129. A pair of blue and white 'narcissus' wine cups, Tongzhi six-character marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1862-1874); 2 1/4 in. (5.6 cm.) diam. Estimate HK$60,000 – HK$80,000 ($7,771 - $10,362). Price realised HKD 62,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Each thinly potted cup is painted on two sides, each side with a cluster of narcissus blossoms emerging from rocks, all between single-line borders encircling the mouth and foot.  Provenance: A Japanese private collection, acquired in the... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2016

A blue-glazed cong-shaped vase, Tongzhi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1862-1874)

Lot 120. A blue-glazed cong-shaped vase, Tongzhi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1862-1874); 11 5/8 in. (29.5 cm.) high. Estimate HK$40,000 – HK$60,000 ($5,181 - $7,771). Price realised HKD 52,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The vase is potted with a rectangular body of archaistic form with characteristic circular foot ring and mouth rim, applied with a pair of moulded elephant-heads with a mock ring-handle. They are covered in a lustrous, dark violet-blue glaze, box. ... [Lire la suite]