31 mai 2020

A turquoise-ground famille rose 'floral spray' vase, 19th century

Lot 3137. A turquoise-ground famille rose 'floral spray' vase, 19th century; 16 7/8 in. (42.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price Realized USD 27,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vase is delicately enameled with a myriad of floral sprays including peony, magnolia, morning glory, daylily, hibiscus, chrysanthemum, lotus, camellia and hydrangea, all on a pale turquoise ground, within borders of trefoil, ruyi-heads and upright petals. An apocryphal... [Lire la suite]

20 septembre 2019

A rare pair of famille rose turquoise-ground square jardinières, Shendetang zhi marks in iron-red, Daoguang period (1821-1850)

  Lot 1105.  A rare pair of famille rose turquoise-ground square jardinières, Shendetang zhi marks in iron-red, Daoguang period (1821-1850); 10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm.) wide. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 62,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Each jardinière is raised on four bracket feet and finely decorated on each side with a panel containing two of the Eight Daoist Immortals in a landscape surrounded by pine trees and rocky outcroppings, all... [Lire la suite]
29 juillet 2019

A small famille rose turquoise-ground brush pot, Qianlong four-character seal mark in iron red and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 964. A small famille rose turquoise-ground brush pot, Qianlong four-character seal mark in iron red and of the period (1736-1795); 3¼ in. (8.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 8,125. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 The sides are decorated in relief with raised panels of figures and pavilions in river landscapes, between gilded flower sprays and butterflies, all on a finely pebbled turquoise ground. The interior and base are also covered in turquoise enamel, box.  ... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2019

An Extremely Rare Turquoise-Ground Yangcai 'Dragon' Vase, Tianqiuping, Seal Mark and Period Of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3614. An Extremely Rare Turquoise-Ground Yangcai 'Dragon' Vase, Tianqiuping, Seal Mark and Period Of Qianlong (1736-1795); 50.8 cm, 20 in. Estimate: 18,000,000 - 25,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 21,775,000 HKD (2,804,838 USD) Courtesy Sotheby's.  robustly potted with a globular body rising to a waisted cylindrical neck and rolled lip, the body superbly and richly painted in bright enamels, encircling the shoulder a mighty five-clawed dragon in iron... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2018

A turquoise-ground 'Fahua' jar, Ming dynasty

Lot 99. A turquoise-ground 'Fahua' jar, Ming dynasty; height 12 1/2 in., 31.8 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot Sold 56,250 USD. photo Sotheby's 2011 the body decorated in relief with figures on horseback accompanied by attendants, riding towards a pavillion enveloped in clouds, above a band of lappets around the foot, the shoulders with a ruyi-band each enclosing auspicious emblems, all picked out in white, blue, turquoise-blue and green against a vibrant turquoise... [Lire la suite]
04 novembre 2017

A turquoise-ground 'Dayazhai' bowl, Qing dynasty, Guangxu period (1875-1908)

Lot 216. A turquoise-ground 'Dayazhai' bowl, Qing dynasty, Guangxu period (1875-1908). 16.8 cm, 6 5/8  in. Estimate 3,000 — 4,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. covered overall in a turquoise ground, the exterior with a bird perched amongst branches of wisteria and pink roses below the iron-red Dayazhai (Studio of Great Elegance) mark and oval seal mark bearing tiandi yijia chun (heaven and earth enjoying spring as one), the base with a four-character mark yongqing... [Lire la suite]

30 avril 2017

A turquoise-ground concubine's formal court robe, jifu, 19th century

Lot 278. A turquoise-ground concubine's formal court robe, jifu, 19th century. Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000 (USD 5,116 - USD 7,674) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The robe is decorated with nine five-clawed dragons in couched gilt thread, surrounded by ruyi-clouds and bats, interspersed with auspicious symbols, all above a band of waves scattered with emblems and lishui stripes to the hem. Note: Turquoise robes were reserved for concubines and female members of the court. ... [Lire la suite]
10 mai 2012

A famille rose turquoise-ground, baluster vase. Jiaqing iron-red seal mark and of the period (1796-1820)

A famille rose turquoise-ground, baluster vase. Jiaqing  iron-red  seal mark and of the period  (1796-1820) . photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The vase is decorated with bats surrounded by large stylised lotus blooms with delicately painted leafy stems, all below a large ruyi-shaped band to the shoulder; 8 7/8 in. (22.6 cm.) high. Lot 379. Estimate £80,000 - £120,000 Notes: The lotus scroll decoration on this vase is very similar in style and quality to a Jiaqing... [Lire la suite]
13 novembre 2011

A Turquoise-Ground grisaille-decorated bowl. Daya Zhai mark. Guangxu Period, Qing dynasty

A Turquoise-Ground grisaille-decorated bowl.  Daya Zhai mark. Guangxu Period, Qing dynasty. Photo Sotheby's the deep rounded sides rising from a straight foot to a flaring rim, decorated to the exterior in grisaille with leafy branches bearing large chrysanthemum and mallow blossoms below a songbird in flight, inscribed in iron-red near the rim with the Daya Zhai mark and a seal reading tiandi yijia chun ('heaven and earth enjoying spring as one'), all reserved against a bright turquoise ground, the base inscribed in... [Lire la suite]
13 novembre 2011

A Turquoise-Ground famille rose vase. Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

A Turquoise-Ground famille rose vase. Qing dynasty, Qianlong period. Photo Sotheby's the ovoid body rising from a spreading foot to a waisted neck and flaring gilt rim, painted in bright enamels with scattered leafy sprays of large floral blooms including peony, lotus, rose, prunus and hibiscus, all reserved on a bright turquoise ground pencilled with grisaille markings simulating turquoise matrix; 39.3cm., 15 1/2 in. Estimate 20,000-30,000 GBP. Lot Sold: 25,000 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art.... [Lire la suite]