08 novembre 2019

A doucai 'chrysanthemum' cup, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 152. A doucai 'chrysanthemum' cup, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735). Diameter 7.3 cm, 2⅞ in. Estimate: 80,000 - 120,000 GBP. Lot sold 137,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's with steep rounded sides rising from a straight foot, delicately painted around the exterior with four medallions of chrysanthemum flowers, the blooms in iron-red, yellow and purple around cross-hatched stamens, set against densely painted leaves and buds, divided by paired lotus sprays in similar palette, the base... [Lire la suite]

07 novembre 2019

A white-glazed bowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 37. A white-glazed bowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735). Diameter 14.4 cm, 5⅝ in. Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 50,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a short tapered foot to an everted rim, covered overall evenly, save for the unglazed footring, with a transparent glaze, the base with a six-character reign mark in underglaze blue. Sotheby's. Imperial Porcelain - A Private Collection, 06 Nov 2019
07 novembre 2019

A matched set of five small copper-red glazed cups, Yongzheng marks and period (1723-1735)

Lot 30. A matched set of five small copper-red glazed cups, Yongzheng marks and period (1723-1735). Diameter of the largest 7.5 cm, 2⅞ in. Estimate: 50,000 - 70,000 GBP. Lot sold 106,250 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. each with rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot, the exterior adorned with a rich crushed-raspberry glaze thinning to white at the rim and pooling to a darker tone around the foot, the interior and base glazed white, the base with a six-character reign mark within a circle in... [Lire la suite]
26 octobre 2019

A rare large celadon-glazed jardiniere in the shape of a double-lotus leaf, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 21. A rare large celadon-glazed jardiniere in the shape of a double-lotus leaf, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735). Length 35.1 cm, 13⅞ in. Estimate: 120,000 - 160,000 GBP. Lot sold 150,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. naturalistically modelled as a large curled lotus leaf gently folding outwards and inwards, with veins and lotus seeds to the interior, tapering to a horizontal row of petals and resting on a similarly shaped foot, evenly covered to the exterior and interior with a... [Lire la suite]
26 octobre 2019

A famille-rose 'Butterfly and flower' bowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 23. A famille-rose 'Butterfly and flower' bowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735). Diameter 12.3 cm, 4⅞ in. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 GBP. Lot sold 150,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the deep rounded side rising from a straight foot to an everted rim, enamelled around the exterior in varying tones of yellow and pink with overlapping leafy stems of hibiscus and rose blossoms and a butterfly hovering by, the base with a six-character reign mark within a double circle in underglaze blue. ... [Lire la suite]
26 octobre 2019

A famille-rose 'Mallow and rose' saucer dish, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 10. A famille-rose 'Mallow and rose' saucer dish, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735). Diameter 15.4 cm, 6 in. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 GBP. Lot sold 37,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the shallow rounded sides rising to a gently flared rim, the interior painted in bright enamels with a long curved stem of yellow-flowering mallow opposite a blooming pink rose stem, along with two smaller floral sprigs and a small butterfly in flight to the well, the base with a six-character reign mark within a double... [Lire la suite]

25 octobre 2019

A fine blue and white 'lotus bouquet' dish, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 26. A fine blue and white 'lotus bouquet' dish, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735). Diameter 34.2 cm, 13½ in. Estimate: 70,000 - 90,000 GBP. Unsold. Photo: Sotheby's. modelled after an early Ming dynasty prototype, well potted with shallow rounded sides supported on a short tapered foot, finely decorated to the interior in rich tones of cobalt simulating the 'heaping and piling' effect, with a central roundel enclosing a ribbon-tied bouquet of lotus blossoms and other aquatic plants,... [Lire la suite]
25 octobre 2019

A large blue and white 'Bajixiang' bowl, Yongzheng mark and period

Lot 19. A large blue and white 'Bajixiang' bowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735). Diameter 26.1 cm, 10¼ in. Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 GBP GBP. Lot sold 62,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. with deep rounded sides supported on a gently tapered foot, rising to a wide rim, richly painted around the exterior in shades of deep cobalt blue accented by 'heaping and piling' with a row of beribboned bajixiang ('Eight Buddhst Emblems'), each resting atop a large lotus bloom wreathed in scrolling... [Lire la suite]
18 octobre 2019

A Fine and Rare Doucai ‘Dragon’ Bowl, Yongzheng Mark and Period, 1723-1735

Lot 3005. A Fine and Rare Doucai ‘Dragon’ Bowl, Yongzheng Mark and Period, 1723-1735. D 20.5cm H 7cm. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - 1,800,000 (USD 191,180 - 229,415). Sold price: HKD 1,770,000 (USD 225,592). © Poly Auction Hong Kong. Provenance: Sotheby's New York, 13 September 2017, lot 18. Poly Auction Hong Kong. Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 7 October  2019
16 octobre 2019

A famille-rose 'boneless' 'butterfly and flower' bowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 9. A famille-rose 'boneless' 'butterfly and flower' bowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735). Diameter 14.6 cm, 5¾ in. Estimate: 25,000 - 35,000 GBP. Lot sold 37,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. with gently rounded sides resting on a tapered foot, delicately painted around the exterior in 'boneless' style with clusters of floral blooms and buds, including ruby and pink peonies, and pale indigo-blue chrysanthemums, emerging from the ground beside jagged rockwork, with a multi-coloured... [Lire la suite]