25 mars 2020

A fine and rare gilt-splashed rectangular censer, fang ding, Yongzheng cast six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 3619. A fine and rare gilt-splashed rectangular censer, fang ding, Yongzheng cast six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735); 5 3/4 in. (14.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 700,000 - HKD 900,000. Price Realized HKD 1,940,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  Sturdily cast standing on four cylindrical legs, applied on the rim with two upright handles and on the four corners with 'C'-scroll flanges, the body cast in shallow relief on each side with a pair of confronting stylised... [Lire la suite]

16 septembre 2018

Pair of Chinese Blue Glazed Porcelain Bowls, Yongzheng Mark and of the Period (1723-1735)

Lot 202. Pair of Chinese Blue Glazed Porcelain Bowls, Yongzheng Mark and of the Period (1723-1735). Diameter 8 7/8 inches. Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000. Sold for $28,125. Courtesy Doyle Of wide conical form resting on a low foot ring, the exterior glazed in a deep medium blue, the interior glazed white, base with a six-character Yongzheng mark within a double blue circle in underglazed blue.  One in good condition with a small 1/2 inch glaze gap just below the rim on the interior, small chip to... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2018

A fine and very rare pair of incised white-glazed bottle vases, Yongzheng marks and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 2104. A fine and very rare pair of incised white-glazed bottle vases, Yongzheng six-character marks within double circles and of the period (1723-1735); 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm.) high (2). Estimate 400,000 - HKD 600,000 USD. Lot sold 2,670,000USD. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 Each vase is exquisitely potted with the angular shoulder rising to a slim cylindrical neck, incised to the body with a dragon in profile amidst meandering scrolls, and the neck with flame scrolls. They are covered with a... [Lire la suite]
03 décembre 2017

A fine and rare doucai 'floral' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 3013. A fine and rare doucai 'floral' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 4 11/16 in. (11.8 cm.) diam.  Estimate HKD 700,000 - HKD 900,000. Price realised HKD 875,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The bowl is finely enamelled and outlined in underglaze blue with a band of floral scroll on the exterior, and a single blossom surrounded by foliage in the centre of the interior.  Note: A variety of doucai decorated... [Lire la suite]
30 novembre 2017

A fine and exceptional famille rose 'peach' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark within double square and of the period (1723-1735

Lot 2808. A fine and exceptional famille rose 'peach' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark within double square and of the period (1723-1735); 8 1/16 in. (20.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 7,000,000 - HKD 9,000,000. Price realised HKD 13,900,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The dish is exquisitely enamelled on the exterior with two branches in various shades of sepia growing from above the foot, bearing three ripe peaches shaded from bright pink to green, and flowers in pastel pink, beside... [Lire la suite]
30 novembre 2017

A fine and very rare pair of doucai ‘floral medallion’ washers, Yongzheng marks and of the period (1723-1735)

  Lot 2807. A fine and very rare pair of doucai ‘floral medallion’ washers, Yongzheng six-character marks in underglaze blue within double squares and of the period (1723-1735); 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1,200,000 - HKD 2,800,000. Price realised HKD 9,100,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Each is finely potted with shallow flaring sides and upturned rim, exquisitely painted with a borderless composite floral medallion on the interior with five different flowerheads... [Lire la suite]

10 novembre 2017

A copper-red 'three fish' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 276. A copper-red 'three fish' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735). 19.4cm (7 5/8in) diam. Estimate GBP  3,000-5,000. Sold for £8,125 (€9,194). Photo: Bonhams. The deep rounded sides supported on a straight foot raising to a gently everted rim, the exterior boldly painted in copper-red with three fishes. Provenance: an English private collection  A similar bowl is illustrated by R.Krahl, Chinese Ceramics from the Meiyintang Collection, vol.IV (II), London, 1994,... [Lire la suite]
27 août 2017

A very rare small clair-de-lune-glazed saucer dish, Yongzheng mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 743. A very rare small clair-de-lune-glazed saucer dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double square and of the period (1723-1735), 5 ¼ in. (13.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 100,000. Price realised USD 100,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The dish has rounded sides rising from a low foot ring to a gently flaring rim, and the interior and exterior are covered with a translucent pale lavender-blue glaze stopping neatly around the foot.  ... [Lire la suite]
31 juillet 2017

An unusual celadon-glazed carved bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

Lot 1146. An unusual celadon-glazed carved bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735), 4½ in. (11.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 314,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Of shallow rounded form, carved in low relief on the exterior with a continuous scrolling meander of a slender undulating stem bearing four flowers alternating with leaves above a band of delicate overlapping petals, with a... [Lire la suite]
19 avril 2017

Announcing the Exceedingly Rare Yongzheng Amphora to lead Christie’s Hong Kong May sale of Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art

A Magnificent Imperial Tang-Style Celadon-Glazed Amphora, Yongzheng Mark and of the period (1723-1735). 20 3/8 in. (51.8 cm.) high. Estimate on request. ©  Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Hong Kong – This spring, Christie’s Hong Kong will once again be presenting some of the world’s most coveted and sought after imperial works of art with the unveiling of the tremendously important Yongzheng-period celadon-glazed amphora. With powerful presence and remarkable design, the large amphora will be proudly offered as a... [Lire la suite]