10 septembre 2019

Chinese Doucai Yongzheng Mark and Period vase achieves $387,000 at Doyle

Lot 60. Chinese Enameled Porcelain Vase, Yongzheng Mark and Period (1723-1735). Height 9 1/8 inches. Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000. Sold for $387,000. © 2019 William Doyle Galleries, Inc. NEW YORK, NY.- Doyle's successful Asian Works of Art auction on September 9 presented the arts of China, Japan and Southeast Asia dating from the Neolithic Period through the 20th century. Showcased were porcelains, jades, snuff bottles, bronzes, pottery, scholar’s objects and paintings from prominent collections and... [Lire la suite]

07 septembre 2019

A fine anhua-decorated white-glazed 'Eight Buddhist emblems' stemcup, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 631. A fine anhua-decorated white-glazed 'Eight Buddhist emblems' stemcup, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735). Diameter 7 in., 17.8 cm. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 USD. Lot Sold 87,500 USD. © Sotheby's.  the rounded flared sides resting on a splayed pedestal foot, the exterior of the bowl finely incised with beribboned 'Eight Buddhist Emblems' each supported on stylized lotus blooms, above a band of ruyi heads, the stem with further lotus sprays and encircled by a... [Lire la suite]
07 septembre 2019

A rare and large molded lemon yellow-backed famille-rose 'peach' bowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 625. A rare and large molded lemon yellow-backed famille-rose 'peach' bowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735). Diameter 8 3/4  in., 22.1 cm. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 USD. Lot Sold 325,000 USD. © Sotheby's.  the deep rounded sides resting on a straight foot and flaring to an everted rim, the exterior molded at the center with a leafy meandering scroll of peonies, and covered entirely in a bright lemon-yellow enamel, the interior glazed white centering two delicately... [Lire la suite]
15 juillet 2019

A 'famille-rose' dishes, Yongzheng marks and period (1723-1735)

Lot 218. A 'famille-rose' dishes, Yongzheng marks and period (1723-1735). Diameter 6 in., 15.1 cm. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 USD. Lot sold 81,250 USD. © Sotheby's. the interior of each finely enameled in the 'boneless' style with lush sprays of pink peony with two full blooms amidst buds and leaves above three blue and yellow asters emerging from rockwork as a butterfly flutters above, six-character marks in underglaze blue within a double circle. ... [Lire la suite]
15 juillet 2019

A pair of famille-rose 'deer' winecups, Yongzheng marks and period (1723-1735)

Lot 214. A pair of famille-rose 'deer' winecups, Yongzheng marks and period (1723-1735). Diameter 2 3/8 in., 6.2 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 37,500 USD. © Sotheby's. each thinly potted, enameled on the exterior with two deer, one with recumbent white-spotted brown deer and yellow deer, the other with standing white-spotted brown deer and recumbent aubergine deer, with scattered sprigs of lingzhi and ruby-colored bats above, each with a... [Lire la suite]
13 juillet 2019

A Ming-style blue and white 'Lotus-bouquet' dish, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 160. A Ming-style blue and white 'Lotus-bouquet' dish, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735). Diameter 13 5/8  in., 34.5 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 10,000 USD. Lot sold 15,000 USD. © Sotheby's. the shallow-rounded sides rising from a flat base and a tapered foot, painted on the interior with a 'lotus-bouquet' below a frieze of composite foliate scroll in the well and a band of classic scroll on the rim, with a further band of composite foliate scroll on the exterior, six-character... [Lire la suite]

27 mai 2019

A rare green and black 'narcissus' dish, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 420. A rare green and black 'narcissus' dish, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735); 20.8 cm, 8 1/4  in. Estimate £1,000 — 2,000. Lot Sold 10,625 GBP (13,579 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the gently rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot to an everted rim, finely enamelled in the reverse to the interior in green with a medallion enclosing narcissus plants growing beside pierced ornamental rocks, lingzhi and branches bearing nandina berries, all... [Lire la suite]
25 mai 2019

A finely enamelled doucai and famille-rose 'sanduo' bowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 415. A finely enamelled doucai and famille-rose 'sanduo' bowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735); 16 cm, 6 1/4  in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 27,500 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's  the steep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to an everted rim, finely enamelled around the exterior and outlined in underglaze cobalt-blue with touches of famille rose with three fruiting sprays of pomegranate, finger-citron and lychee, all together constituting the... [Lire la suite]
21 mai 2019

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

Lot 34. A blue and white 'lotus bouquet' saucer dish, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735); 13 cm. 5 1/4  in. Estimate 15,000 — 25,000 GBP. Lot sold 25,000 GBP (32,303 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the gently rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot to an everted rim, painted in rich cobalt-blue tones to the interior with a medallion enclosing a leafy lotus bouquet, encircled in the well by classic and lotus scroll bands, the exterior with a lotus scroll band between classic scroll... [Lire la suite]
07 mai 2019

A rare doucai 'Prunus and Magpie' bowl and cover, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 49. A rare doucai 'Prunus and Magpie' bowl and cover, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735); 19.5 cm, 7 1/2  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 27,500 GBP (35,533 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the deep conical sides rising from a short straight foot to a flaring rim, finely painted and enamelled around the exterior with one bird perched on a flowering prunus tree and the other in flight, the conical cover similarly decorated, the base of the bowl with... [Lire la suite]