25 mars 2020

A very rare engraved imperial yellow glass bowl, Yongzheng four-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 3633. A very rare engraved imperial yellow glass bowl, Yongzheng four-character mark and of the period (1723-1735); 6 3/4 in. (17 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 800,000 - HKD 1,200,000. Price Realized HKD 1,700,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  The tall gracefully waisted sides engraved with four Shou roundels framed by undulating foliate scrolls and connected by four small lotus blossoms, all supported on a distinctive dish-shaped foot, the transparent glass of slightly... [Lire la suite]

20 mars 2020

A very rare imperial lemon-yellow fluted glass vase, Yongzheng incised four-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 3406. A very rare imperial lemon-yellow fluted glass vase, Yongzheng incised four-character mark within double squares and of the period (1723-1735); 5 1/2 in. (14 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000. Price Realized HKD 750,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The vase has a pear-shaped body standing on a high foot and with a long, slightly tapered neck. It is fluted into eight facets and has an even bright lemon-yellow tone. The base is incised with the reign mark. ... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2020

A rare and exquisitely enamelled ruby-ground 'chrysanthemum' dish, Yongzheng four-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 3649. A rare and exquisitely enamelled ruby-ground 'chrysanthemum' dish, Yongzheng blue-enamelled four-character mark within double-squares and of the period (1723-1735); 4 1/4 in. (10.7 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - HKD 2,000,000. Price realised HKD 2,420,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Finely potted with rounded shallow sides rising from the wedge-shaped foot ring, delicately enamelled with lemon-yellow chrysanthemum growing from leafy sprays against a ruby-red ground on the... [Lire la suite]
01 mars 2020

An exquisite pair of imperial Beijing enamel facetted vases, Yongzheng blue-enamel four-character marks within double squares an

Lot 1877. An exquisite pair of imperial Beijing enamel facetted vases, Yongzheng blue-enamel four-character marks within double squares and of the period (1723-1735); 4 1/4in. (10.6cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 5,000,000 - HKD 7,000,000. Price Realized HKD 8,420,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2010. Each of octagonal section, the facetted sides delicately enamelled and stippled with shaped panels, each depicting a pair of geese in flight and on the banks of a river flanked by branches of millet and tree peony... [Lire la suite]
15 décembre 2019

A rare soft-paste vase, Qianlong mark and period & An incised white-glazed and underglaze-blue meiping, Yongzheng mark and perio

Lot 39. A rare soft-paste vase, impressed Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 3,500 - GBP 4,500. Price realised GBP 7,170. © Christie's Images Ltd 2004 Thinly potted with rounded sides rising from a high splayed foot to sharp shoulders and a slender neck flaring to an upturned mouth, crisply moulded around the neck with a dense scrolling foliage, above a band of key pattern around the neck and lotus petals around... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2018

A very rare famille-rose 'Floral' vase, Yongzheng four-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 2122. A very rare famille-rose 'Floral' vase, Yongzheng four-character mark and of the period (1723-1735); 15 in. (38 in.) high. Estimate HKD 4,000,000 - HKD 6,000,000. Price realised HKD 6,030,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The vase is delicately potted with steep sides rising to rounded shoulders surmounted by a waisted neck and a galleried rim. The body is elegantly painted with a butterfly finely picked out in yellow, fuchsia and sky-blue in flight above flower sprays including... [Lire la suite]
30 décembre 2017

A famille rose pink-ground cup , Yongzheng four-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 229. A famille rose pink-ground cup , Yongzheng four-character mark and of the period (1723-1735); 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm.) high. Estimate £2,000 – £3,000 ($3,194 – $4,791). Price Realized  £2,500 ($3,995). © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014 The cup is decorated to the exterior with three peony blooms and scrolling foliage above a petal band around the foot.  Christie’s. CHINESE CERAMICS, WORKS OF ART AND TEXTILES PART I, 4 November 2014, London, South Kensington