01 novembre 2019

A fine pair of turquoise-ground famille-rose square vases, seal marks and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820)

Lot 31. A fine pair of turquoise-ground famille-rose square vases, seal marks and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820); 16.6 and 16.8 cm., 6 ½ and 16 5/8 in. Estimate 8,000,000-12,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 14,100,000 HKD (1,811,568 USD). Photo Sotheby's each modelled after the archaic jade cong, with a square-sectioned body set between a round neck and foot, two sides set with moulded iron-red elephant-head handles, decorated overall with a formal flower-scroll design, symmetrically arranged, the front and... [Lire la suite]

10 octobre 2019

A rare turquoise-ground famille-rose 'Hui mountain retreat' teapot and cover, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3608. A rare turquoise-ground famille-rose 'Hui mountain retreat' teapot and cover, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 17.4 cm, 6 7/8  in. Estimate 12,000,000 — 15,000,000 HKD (1,527,960 - 1,909,950 USD). Lot Sold 20,575,000 HKD (2,619,815 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the finely potted globular body on one side with a short angled upright spout, opposed by an elegant ear-shaped loop handle, brightly painted to the exterior... [Lire la suite]
05 février 2018

A turquoise-ground famille-rose bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Jiaqing period (1796-1820)

Lot 485. A turquoise-ground famille-rose bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Jiaqing period (1796-1820). Height 13 in., 33 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Lot sold 37,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's 2014. the globular body enameled with four large Indian lotus blooms, alternating between two enclosing stylized shou characters in the center flanked by blue dragons, and two blooms enclosing a bud flanked by pink enameled phoenix, all against a network of floral scrolls... [Lire la suite]
03 novembre 2017

A turquoise-ground famille-rose 'Boys' jar, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850)

Lot 9. A turquoise-ground famille-rose 'Boys' jar, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850). 19.5 cm, 7 11/16  in. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the ovoid body surmounted by a short slightly waisted neck, superbly painted around the exterior with five lavishly dressed boys situated in a blooming garden of pine trees and craggy rocks, the taller boy with his arm raised holding a red and gold helmet surrounded by four others eagerly reaching for it, their faces... [Lire la suite]
08 octobre 2017

A rare turquoise-ground famille-rose 'Nine Dragon' cloisonné-imitation vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong

Lot 3602. A rare turquoise-ground famille-rose 'Nine Dragon' cloisonné-imitation vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795), 35.5 cm, 14 in. Estimate 800,000 — 1,200,000 HKD. Lot sold 3,700,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. the elegant baluster body rising from a slightly splayed foot to rounded shoulders surmounted by a tall waisted neck flaring at the rim, painted to the body with lively dragons, each with a bifurcated tail and in a different colour and outlined in gilt, all soaring... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2016

Sotheby's New York announces Chinese Art, Asia Week, September 2016

NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s autumnal offerings of Asian Art collate in Asia Week, 9-17 September 2016. The auctions will kick off in New York on Tuesday, 13 September 2016 with Chinese Art Through the Eye of Sakamoto Gorō: Early Chinese Art followed by four sessions of Important Chinese Art. On Wednesday, 14 September 2016 at 6:30pm, the Chinese Classical Paintings department will host its first evening sale – 122 lots from The Roy and Marilyn Papp Collection of Chinese Paintings. Chinese Paintings will continue their... [Lire la suite]

13 février 2016

A fine and rare turquoise-ground famille-rose vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3052. A fine and rare turquoise-ground famille-rose vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong  (1736-1795);  20.3 cm., 8 in. Estimate 7,000,000 — 9,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 11,440,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's the ovoid body decorated with lotus flowers interspersed by ruyi heads suspended from further lotus scrolls amidst meandering foliate designs, all between a band of upright lappets and a band of archaistic dragons at the shoulder, the waisted neck similarly... [Lire la suite]
14 octobre 2015

A rare turquoise-ground famille-rose 'flower scrolls' teapot and cover, seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820)

Lot 3716. A rare turquoise-ground famille-rose 'flower scrolls' teapot and cover, seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820);  16 cm., 6 1/4  in. Estimate  1,800,000 — 2,200,000 HKD (206,921 — 252,903 EUR). Lot sold 2,240,000 HKD (257,501 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. the finely potted ovoid body rising to a short tapered neck, the body set to one side with a large loop handle and to the other with an elegant S-shaped spout, brightly enamelled in... [Lire la suite]
24 juin 2014

A Chinese turquoise-ground famille-rose 'scrolling lotus' bowl, Jiaqing mark and of the period

A Chinese turquoise-ground famille-rose 'scrolling lotus' bowl, Jiaqing mark and of the period. Photo Bonhams. 13cm diam., 7cm high. Estimate AU$ 2,000 - 3,000 (€1,400 - 2,100) - Unsold Bonhams. ASIAN ART, Sydney, Paddington, 22 Jun 2014 14:00 -http://www.bonhams.com/
04 octobre 2013

A very rare turquoise-ground famille-rose perfumier, seal mark and period of Qianlong

A very rare turquoise-ground famille-rose perfumier, seal mark and period of Qianlong. Photo: Sotheby's. the spherical body supported on a narrow concave base and pierced on top with a circular aperture fitted with a porcelain plug, further reticulated around the sides with four evenly spaced gilt-rimmed medallions, each containing two confronted bats in puce enamel, and further divided by double-lotus wreathed in scrolling foliage above single blossoms interlinked around the base, all painted in... [Lire la suite]