24 novembre 2015

A rare yellow-ground blue and white 'dragon' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period

A rare yellow-ground blue and white 'dragon' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period. Estimate HK$700,000 - 900,000 (€85,000 - 110,000). Photo: Bonhams. With deep rounded sides flaring to a lipped rim, painted in cobalt blue on the exterior with two five-clawed dragons in mid-flight amidst flaming clouds, divided by two lingzhi bearing the characters shou and fu above a band of lotus petals, the interior further decorated with a circular medallion featuring a writhing dragon,... [Lire la suite]

24 novembre 2015

A very rare moulded lemon-yellow and famille rose bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period

A very rare moulded lemon-yellow and famille rose bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period. Estimate HK$400,000 - 600,000 (€48,000 - 73,000). Photo: Bonhams. Crisply moulded around the exterior with a narrow band of meandering foliate scroll on an even rich lemon-yellow glaze, the interior plain and enamelled with a pair of peaches borne on a leafy branch, fitted box. 21cm (8 1/4in) diam. (2). Provenance: A Hong Kong private collection, acquired prior to 1995 Bowls of this form and... [Lire la suite]
23 novembre 2015

A small rare copper-red-glazed waterpot, taibo zun, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period

A small rare copper-red-glazed waterpot, taibo zun, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period. Estimate HK$ 240,000 - 340,000 (€29,000 - 41,000). Photo: Bonhams. The domed vessel deftly modelled in the form of a beehive surmounted by a slightly everted rim with a tiny indentation, covered overall in a rich copper-red glaze of crushed raspberry-red tone, thinning to white at the rim, interior glazed white. 5.2cm (2in) diam. Provenance: An important European private collection Notes: The present lot... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2015

A yellow and green-enamelled 'boys' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period

A yellow and green-enamelled 'boys' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period. Sold for £40,000 (€56,625). Photo: Bonhams. Well potted with deep rounded sides raising to a flaring rim, supported on a slightly tapering foot, delicately incised with a continuous scene depicting boys dancing and playing various musical instruments beside pine trees in a fenced garden, with a lappet border above the foot and a stylised floral band beneath the rim, all glazed in bright green on a yellow ground. 15cm (5... [Lire la suite]
10 novembre 2015

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

A blue-glazed saucer dish, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period. Estimate £4,000 - 5,000 (€5,600 - 7,100). Photo Bonhams. Finely potted, the rounded sides rising to a straight rim, all covered in a lustrous deep blue glaze, stopping neatly at the white foot. 13.6cm (5 1/3in) diam. Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART, 12 Nov 2015 10:00 GMT - LONDON, NEW BOND STREET
22 juin 2015

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

A blue and white porcelain dragon dish, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period. Estimate US$ 1,500 - 2,500 (€1,300 - 2,200). Photo: Bonhams. Its wide curving well painted in shades of cobalt wash and outline with a dragon vigorously pursuing a flaming pearl amid cloud scrolls that continue on the exterior walls, the mark on the recessed base written in regular script within a double ring and all surfaces except the foot pad covered with a celadon-tinged glaze. 7 7/8in (20cm) diameter Note: A similarly... [Lire la suite]

30 mai 2015

A rare imperial doucai 'narcissus' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period

A rare imperial doucai 'narcissus' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period. Estimate HK$ 600,000 - 800,000 (€71,000 - 94,000). Photo Bonhams. Thinly-potted with gently rounded sides, finely decorated on the interior with a central medallion depicting flowering narcissus growing between rockwork, under overhanging nandina berries, and lingzhi fungus, the exterior with three evenly-spaced groups of lingzhi issuing from rockwork, all delicately enamelled with vivid shades of blue,... [Lire la suite]
22 mai 2015

A very rare imperial famille rose bottle vase, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period

A very rare imperial famille rose bottle vase, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period. Estimate HK$ 180,000 - 240,000 (€92,000 - 140,000). Photo: Bonhams. Exquisitely enamelled in delicate shades of green, purple, white and red against a striking pure white ground, the compressed globular body rising to a straight neck decorated with a continuous scene featuring narcissus blooms on elegant long leafy stems, lingzhi fungus, and branches of nandina berries, the base with a... [Lire la suite]
29 avril 2015

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

A small copper-red glazed bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period. Estimate £800 - 1,200 (€1,100 - 1,700). Photo: Bonhams. The vessel raised on a short foot rim, rising up to a straight mouth rim, the exterior covered with a liver-red glaze. 10.4cm (4 1/8in) diam. Provenance: reputedly acquired in the UK circa 1965-1981. Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 11 May 2015 10:30 BST - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
29 avril 2015

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. Estimate £1,000 - 1,500 (€1,400 - 2,100). Photo: Bonhams. Raised on a short footrim, the bowl flaring to a straight rim, the exterior covered in a rich maroon hued glaze, thinning at the rim to white, the interior glazed white. 15.3cm (6in) diam.  Provenance: reputedly acquired in the UK circa 1965-1981. Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 11 May 2015 10:30 BST - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE