12 juillet 2017

A fine blue and white ‘Nine Dragons’ cup, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the peri

Lot 3197. A fine blue and white ‘Nine Dragons’ cup, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 700,000. Price realised HKD 625,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The cup is finely potted with deep sides rising to a gently flared mouth rim, decorated in blue and white with nine dragons flowing amidst clouds. 2 3/16 in. (5.6 cm.) diam., box. Christie's. The Imperial Sale / Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]

13 mai 2017

A very rare moulded lemon-yellow enamelled floral-form bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double cir

Lot 3016. A very rare moulded lemon-yellow enamelled floral-form bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735), 8 1/8 in. (20.7 cm.) diam., box. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - HKD 2,500,000 (USD 193,452 - USD 322,419) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The exterior is finely moulded with a band of lobed petal lappets above the short straight foot ring, the flared sides formed by swirling and overlapping broad mallow-flower petals continuing to the lobed... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2017

A doucai 'lotus' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 103. A doucai 'lotus' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735), 6 ½ in. (16.5 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000 (USD 12,860 - USD 19,290) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017.  The centre is decorated with a medallion enclosing a iron-red lotus bloom surrounded by four similar blossoms on intertwined underglaze blue leafy stems with scrolling tendrils. The exterior is decorated with a similar repeated frieze of eight lotus... [Lire la suite]
17 avril 2017

A yellow-ground blue and white ‘lotus’ jarlet, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period

Lot 130. A yellow-ground blue and white ‘lotus’ jarlet, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735), 3 1/8 in. (8.2 cm.) diam., wood stand, box. Estimate HKD 40,000 - HKD 60,000 (USD 5,170 - USD 7,756). Price realised HKD 212,500 (USD 27,466) © Christie's Imags Ltd 2017. Painted in cobalt blue with meandering scrollwork of lotus and foliage under bands of interlinked heart-shaped patterns around the shoulder. Provenance: Sold at... [Lire la suite]
04 avril 2017

A small aubergine-glazed ‘Eight buddhist emblems’ dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle a

Lot 139. A small aubergine-glazed ‘Eight buddhist emblems’ dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735), 6 1/2 in. (11.2 cm.) diam., box. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 250,000 (USD 19,390 - USD 32,317). Unsold © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. The exterior is finely incised with the Eight Buddhist Emblems,bajixiang, covered in a rich brownish-purple glaze pooling darker in the decoration to emphasise the design.  Christie's. The... [Lire la suite]
19 septembre 2016

A yellow-enamelled incised 'floral' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period

Lot 71. A yellow-enamelled incised 'floral' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 250,000 (USD 19,420 - USD 32,367). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The dish is incised with a floral scroll on the exterior and covered overall under a yellow enamel with the exception of the base covered under a transparent glaze. 5 7/8 in. (14.8 cm.) diam. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and... [Lire la suite]

27 mai 2016

A large red-glazed pear-shaped vase, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

  Lot 3214. A large red-glazed pear-shaped vase, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate HK$2,600,000 – HK$3,500,000 (US$336,295 - $452,705). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The vase is sturdily potted with a globular body rising from a circular foot to a long straight neck, applied to the exterior with an even glaze of raspberry-red tone. The interior and base are covered with a clear glaze. 15 1/2 in. (39.4 cm.) high, box ... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2016

A very rare famille rose tri-lobed vase, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period

A very rare famille rose tri-lobed vase, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double square and of the period (1723-1735) © Christie's Image 2003 Each lobe of the squat, globular body delicately painted with flowering stems and branches including poppies (yingzisu) and asters (malan) on one, variously colored chrysanthemums (ju) on another, and wintersweet (lamei) and pinks (shizhu) on the third, the interior of the neck glazed turquoise below a brown wash on the unglazed rim, with a flat unglazed foot... [Lire la suite]
24 février 2016

A pair of small lemon-yellow-glazed saucer dishes, Yongzheng six-character marks and of the period (1723-1735)

A pair of small lemon-yellow-glazed saucer dishes, Yongzheng six-character marks in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735). Photo Christie's Image 2003 Each thinly potted with rounded flared sides and thin ring foot, covered overall with an opaque glaze of lemon yellow tone - 3¾in. (9.5cm.) diam., box (2). Lot 362. Estimate $20,000 - $30,000. Price Realized $23,900  Notes: Similar miniature dishes from the Elphinstone Collection in the Percival David Foundation are... [Lire la suite]
08 décembre 2015

A fine iron-red decorated blue and white 'Lotus' tea bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period

A fine iron-red decorated blue and white 'Lotus' tea bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double square and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate HK$300,000 - HK$500,000 ($38,891 - $64,818). Price Realized HK$500,000 ($64,818). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The delicately potted bowl is decorated to the exterior with four iron-red lotus blooms surrounded by underglaze-blue leaves growing from scrolling stems. The decoration is framed by an underglaze-blue double line below... [Lire la suite]