25 août 2019

Yongzheng Monochrome sold at Christie's New York, 19 March 2008

Lot 631. A small copper-red-glazed bottle vase, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 5 in. (12.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 4,000. Price realised USD 27,400. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008.  With compressed body and tall neck, the exterior covered with a glaze of deep crushed strawberry color thinning slightly at the rim. Provenance: Stephen Junkunc, III.   Lot 632. A fine Ming-style... [Lire la suite]

25 août 2019

A copper-red-glazed bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 762. A copper-red-glazed bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 7 1/8 in. (18 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.  The bowl is finely potted with deep rounded sides rising to a flared rim, and is covered inside and out with a finely mottled glaze of deep red color that thins at the rim. Provenance: Emily Crane Chaelbourne (1871–1964) Collection, Chicago, before 1926.The Art... [Lire la suite]
25 août 2019

An unusual celadon-glazed shallow dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

Lot 746. An unusual celadon-glazed shallow dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.   The dish with low vertical sides is raised on a small foot, and covered overall in an even, yellowish-green glaze. Provenance: Emily Maria Borie Ryerson (1863-1939) Collection, Chicago, before 1923.The Art Institute of Chicago, accessioned... [Lire la suite]
25 août 2019

A clair-de-lune-glazed bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735

Lot 745. A clair-de-lune-glazed bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 4 ¾ in. (12.1 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.  The elegant bowl is finely potted with a slightly flared rim and is covered on the exterior with a pale blue glaze in contrast to the white interior . Provenance: Kate Sturges Buckingham (1858–1937) Collection, Chicago, before 1926.The Art Institute of... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2019

A fine pair of small blue and white wine cups, Yongzheng six-character marks in underglaze blue within a double circle and of th

Lot 1371. A fine pair of small blue and white wine cups, Yongzheng six-character marks in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); ¾ in. (7.1 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 50,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. Each cup thinly potted with flaring sides, painted on the exterior in soft blue tones in Chenghua-style with six flower-heads issuing from a continuous leafy stem, the interior with an enclosed radiating spear-head medallion below five sylized lotus flowers. ... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2019

A rare pale café-au-lait-glazed anhua-decorated bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 1399. A rare pale café-au-lait-glazed anhua-decorated bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 5 5/8in. (14.4 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 60,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. Incised with a band of conjoined lotus petals supporting peaches alternating with bats and wan emblems below a ruyi band suspending tassels, covered inside and out with a glaze of creamy yellow tone. Provenance: Acquired circa... [Lire la suite]

11 août 2019

A fine and rare pair of grisaille wine cups, Yongzheng six-character marks and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 1438. A fine and rare pair of grisaille wine cups, Yongzheng six-character marks in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 2 1/8 in. (5.6 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 122,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. Each thinly potted and delicately painted, one with two scholars in a mountainous river landscape, the other with pavilions on a river bank, each interior with two small famille rose flowers. Provenance: S & G. Gump, San Francisco, 1920s to... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2019

A rare group of eight blue and white lanca-character cups, Yongzheng six-character marks and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 1370. A rare group of eight blue and white lanca-character cups, Yongzheng six-character marks in underglaze blue within a double square and of the period (1723-1735); 3 5/8 in. (9.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 266,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. With shallow rounded sides painted on the exterior with six lanca characters positioned above lotus sprigs, within single and double blue line borders. Provenance: G.T. Marsh and Company, San Francisco, 1971. ... [Lire la suite]
28 juillet 2019

A pair of famille rose 'boneless style' floral dishes,Yongzheng six-character marks and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 961. A pair of famille rose 'boneless style' floral dishes,Yongzheng six-character marks in underglaze-blue within double circles and of the period (1723-1735); 6 in. (15.4 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 50,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 Each dish is delicately enameled on the interior with a blossoming and budding rose branch opposite stems of aster and a yellow flower.  Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 18 – 19 September... [Lire la suite]
28 juillet 2019

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

Lot 951. A blue and white Ming-style 'Lotus bouquet' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 13¾ in. (34.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 18,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 56,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014    The dish is decorated in rich cobalt blue with a central ribbon-tied lotus plant bouquet incorporating saggitaria and a stalk of millet, below a narrow band of classic scroll at the rim, which is repeated on the exterior... [Lire la suite]