23 juin 2014

A copper red glazed bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period

A copper red glazed bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period. Photo Bonhams Its wide, curving well displaying a clear, celadon-tinged glaze that continues over a raspberry red layer of copper red on the exterior walls and across the deeply recessed base displaying the six-character mark in regular script surrounded by a double ring drawn in underglaze blue. 6in (15.2cm) diameter. Estimate US$ 8,000 - 10,000 (€5,900 - 7,400) Bonhams. FINE CHINESE WORKS OF ART, San Francisco, 24 Jun 2014 10:00... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2014

A rare and fine blue and white 'lanca' saucer dish, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period

A rare and fine blue and white 'lanca' saucer dish, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period. Photo: Bonhams. Centrally painted with a double vajra issuing from a stylised lotus petal medallion framed by a mandala and billowing ribbons, the exterior further accentuated with three rows of evenly-spaced lanca characters, the base with an Imperial six-character kaishu mark in underglaze-blue. 17.7cm diam. Sold for HK$ 437,500 (€41,472) Provenance : Sotheby's Hong Kong, 29 October 1991, lot 137 Notes: The vishvavajra, or... [Lire la suite]

28 mai 2014

A small green-enamelled yellow-ground 'lotus' cup, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period

A small green-enamelled yellow-ground 'lotus' cup, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period. Photo: Bonhams. Delicately potted with deep rounded sides rising from a recessed circular base, the exterior decorated in green enamel above incised stylised lotus blooms borne on a single undulating leafy vine, covered inside and out with a lemon yellow glaze thinning at the mouth rim. 7.6cm diam. Sold for HK$ 175,000 (€16,550) This present lot belongs to a well-known group of wares made with incised decoration, highlighted with... [Lire la suite]
14 avril 2014

A copper-red 'three fish' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period

A copper-red 'three fish' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period. Photo Bonhams The exterior decorated with three evenly-spaced fish in rich copper-red thinning at the top and pooling at the bottom, the interior glazed white. 22.8cm (8 7/8in) diam. Estimate £20,000 - 30,000 (€24,000 - 36,000) Provenance: Sotheby's London, 17 December 1996, lot 90The Inder Rieden Collection. It is particularly rare to find bowls of this design in this relatively large size. However, a pair of bowls from the E.T.Chow Collection... [Lire la suite]
14 avril 2014

A sang-de-boeuf-glazed stem bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period

A sang-de-boeuf-glazed stem bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period. Photo Bonhams Rising from a tall, slightly spreading stem, all under a rich red glaze, thinning slightly around the base of the bowl and the gently flaring rim. 16cm (6 1/4in) diam. Estimate £15,000 - 20,000 (€18,000 - 24,000 Provenance: a distinguished European private collection A similar stem cup with a Yongzheng mark and of the period in the Zhuyuetang Collection is illustrated in Shimmering Colours: Monochromes of the Yuan to Qing Periods,... [Lire la suite]
14 avril 2014

A small blue-glazed saucer-dish, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period

A small blue-glazed saucer-dish, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period. Photo Bonhams Finely potted with shallow gently-curved sides, covered in a rich, smooth glaze, thinning slightly at the rim. 16.2cm (6 3/8in) diam. Estimate £3,000 - 5,000 (€3,600 - 6,000) Provenance: an English private collection Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART. London, New Bond Street, 15 May 2014 - www.bonhams.com


14 avril 2014

An anhua-incised white-glazed 'lotus' cup, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period

An anhua-incised white-glazed 'lotus' cup, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period. Photo Bonhams. Thinly potted with six petal-like lobes each delicately incised with thin lines above a band of moulded and incised lappets above the low foot, 7cm, (2 1/2in) diam.; together with a blue and white lotus seed bowl, lianziwan, Xuande mark but 18th century, 10cm (4in) diam. (2). Estimate £3,000 - 5,000 (€3,600 - 6,000) Provenance: from the collection of Sir Archibald D. Brankston (1909-1941), and thence by descent Archibald... [Lire la suite]
16 février 2014

A blue and white saucer dish, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period

A blue and white saucer dish, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period. Photo Bonhams. Painted with a lady and gentleman with their attendants in a garden, the male assistant unpacking his master's scrolls, the lady receiving wine from her female aide, the scene surrounded with a thin border of four foliate cartouches reserved on a diaper ground. 26.6cm (10 1/2in) diam. Estimate £3,000 - 5,000 (€3,700 - 6,100) Bonhams. ASIAN DECORATIVE ARTS. 4 Mar 2014, San Francisco - www.bonhams.com
15 novembre 2013

A fine red-glazed saucer dish, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period

A fine red-glazed saucer dish,  Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period. Photo courtesy Bonhams The curved body flaring outwards rising from a short recessed circular foot, the exterior evenly applied with a layer of deep crimson red glaze, the base with a six-character Imperial kaishu mark in underglaze-blue within double circles. 14.9cm diam. Estimate HK$  The rich red derived from copper oxide was first used at Jingdezhen in the fourteenth century as an underglaze pigment, usually... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2013

White glazed porcelain with blue underglaze painting. Underside with Yongzheng period (1723-1735) six-character mark in undergla

White glazed porcelain with blue underglaze painting. Decorated with polychrome enamels. China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1912). Underside with Yongzheng period (1723-1735) six-character mark in underglaze blue. Photo courtesy Auctionata Archaic bats and ruyi symbols.Height: 14 cm. Excellent condition. Estimation : 16 000 / 20 000 € This extraordinary porcelain vase was crafted in the Qing Dynasty (1644-1912).The white glazed vase shows a fine decor of blue underglaze painting and... [Lire la suite]


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