25 mars 2020

A fine and very rare pair of polychrome lacquer decorated zitan side tables, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 3604. A fine and very rare pair of polychrome lacquer decorated zitan side tables, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 31 7/8 in. (81 cm.) high x 35 in. (88.8 cm.) wide x 13 1/2 in. (34.3 cm.) deep. Estimate HKD 6,000,000 - HKD 8,000,000. Price Realized HKD 9,020,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  The top finely painted in yellow, green and red lacquer with tight swirls in imitation of burl wood, framed by a border of floral sprays and key fret, within the rectangular top frame... [Lire la suite]

24 mars 2020

An extremely rare famille-rose vase with ladies, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 3070. An extremely rare famille-rose vase with ladies, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 37.8 cm., 14 7/8 in. Estimate 1,500,000 — 2,500,000 HKD. Lot Sold 1,500,000 — 2,500,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's the baluster body with an angular shoulder flaring to a trumpet mouth, well enamelled with an elegant lady seated in a root chariot drawn by a stag, surrounded by four female attendants elaborately dressed in flowing robes and carrying a peach, a vase,... [Lire la suite]
24 mars 2020

A fine famille-rose 'landscape' bowl, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 3065. A fine famille-rose 'landscape' bowl, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 12.8 cm., 5 in. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 HKD. Lot Sold 250,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's the gently rounded sides rising from a short foot to a flaring mouth, the exterior finely painted with a fisherman standing in his sampan, steering towards the shore with a pavilion and a house on stilts in a continuous landscape, the base painted in underglaze blue with a potter's mark. Provenance:... [Lire la suite]
24 mars 2020

A famille-rose dish with ladies, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 3064. A famille-rose dish with ladies, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 20.3 cm., 8 in. Estimate 180,000 — 220,000 HKD. Lot Sold 375,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's the rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot, the interior painted with two ladies dressed in loose-fitted clothes standing in a pavilion beneath a prunus tree, fishing by a lotus pond, a fisherman in distance playing the Chinese flute dizi, a prunus branch extending over the rim to the underside. ... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2020

A fine and very rare peacock-feather glazed bottle vase, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 3496. A fine and very rare peacock-feather glazed bottle vase, Yongzheng period (1723-1735);10 1/8 in. (25.8 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000. Price Realized HKD 1,000,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The vase is finely potted with a globular body rising from a tall splayed foot to a long cylindrical neck below a cupped mouth, moulded on the neck with three raised bands and the body with a triple raised band. It is covered overall with a rich mottled glaze ranging from pale... [Lire la suite]
21 mars 2020

A fine pair of doucai 'lotus' washers, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 3426. A fine pair of doucai 'lotus' washers, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 2 3/4 in. (7 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000. Price realised HKD 725,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 Each finely potted in imitation of its Ming prototype with gentle rounded sides rising from a recessed base, delicately painted in underglaze blue and enamelled on the exterior with lotus sprays, each supporting a bowl containing an auspicious emblem, all between blue line borders, the countersunk base with an... [Lire la suite]

18 mars 2020

A fine and rare doucai washer, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 3585. A fine and  rare doucai washer, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 2 3/4 in. (6.9 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000. Price Realized HKD 560,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Finely potted in imitation of its Ming prototype with gentle rounded sides rising from a recessed base, painted in underglaze-blue and enamelled on the exterior with lotus sprays, each supporting a bowl containing an auspicious emblem, all between blue line borders, the countersunk base with an apocryphal... [Lire la suite]
19 février 2020

A pair of pink-enameled wine cups,Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 1806. A pair of pink-enameled wine cups, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 3 in. (7.1 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 52,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.   Each thinly potted with deep rounded sides rising to a slightly everted rim, the exterior covered in rose-pink enamel and the bottom of the interior painted with a rose sprig.   Provenance: Bluett, London. Note: Rose-pink enamel seems to have first appeared in the... [Lire la suite]
19 février 2020

A famille rose baluster vase, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 1804. A famille rose baluster vase, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 17 1/8 in. (43.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 27,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.   The body gently tapering from the angled shoulder, finely painted around the sides with an animated scene of a fisherman holding a net gazing at a lady holding a scale and basket of fish in a lush landscape, the reverse with three bats in flight above a large tree growing from jagged rockwork,... [Lire la suite]
11 février 2020

A pair of unusual reverse-decorated blue-ground bowls, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 1782. A pair of unusual reverse-decorated blue-ground bowls, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 4¾ in. (12.1 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 16,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  Each of deep bell shape, the sides reverse-decorated in penciled white line with three four-clawed dragons leaping amidst cruciform clouds against a soft blue ground, the interior white, the bases with apocryphal Chenghua marks, wood stands. Provenance: Sotheby's,... [Lire la suite]