05 juillet 2020

A rare ruby-ground falangcai 'floral' bowl, Yongzheng four-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

  Lot 150. A rare ruby-ground falangcai 'floral' bowl, Yongzheng four-character mark in underglaze-blue within double-squares and of the period (1723-1735). Diamètre: 9,2 cm. (3 5/8 in.). Estimate EUR 120,000 - EUR 150,000. Price realised EUR 382,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020.  Reposant sur un petit pied, il est délicatement orné d'une série de fleurs épanouies comprenant la pivoine, l'hibiscus, le lys, le chrysanthème, le camélia et l'aster, le tout sur un fond émaillé... [Lire la suite]

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