28 février 2021

A magnificent famille rose charger, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 858. A magnificent famille rose charger, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within double circles and of the period (1723-1735); 20 in. (50.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 437,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2021 The dish is finely enamelled with two large peony blossoms, painted in shades of yellow and pink enamel, borne on blue and green enamelled branches, beside two tall, curved branches bearing buds and... [Lire la suite]

28 février 2021

A magnificent imperial famille rose charger, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 1557. A magnificent imperial famille rose charger, Yongzheng six-character mark within double circles and of the period (1723-1735); 19 7/8 in. (50.6 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 5,000,000 - HKD 8,000,000. Price realised HKD 9,640,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2006 The large dish finely enamelled on the interior with two branches, the larger gnarled branch issuing white flowering prunus and extending around the curve of the dish, entwined with a smaller pink-flowering peach... [Lire la suite]
22 février 2021

A doucai 'dragon' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 718. A doucai 'dragon' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in seal script in in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 8 in. (20.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 70,000 - USD 100,000. © Christie's 2021 The flaring, conical sides rise to a notched rim, and are decorated with two writhing five-clawed dragons, one depicted in green enamel and the other in yellow enamel, each emerging from foaming waves, and separated by flaming pearls and cloud... [Lire la suite]
22 février 2021

A rare blue and white and copper-red 'sanduo' stem bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 717. A rare blue and white and copper-red 'sanduo' stem bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue in a line and of the period (1723-1735); 6 7/16 in. (16.4 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. © Christie's 2021 The bowl is raised on a flaring, hollow stem, and is decorated on three sides with three auspicious fruits - a peach, a pomegranate and a persimmon - each fruit painted in deep copper-red and borne on leafy branches painted in underglaze blue. Note: The... [Lire la suite]
08 février 2021

A fine pair of monochrome blue glazed porcelain bowls, underglaze blue Yongzheng six-character marks and period

Lot 566. A fine pair of monochrome blue glazed porcelain bowls, underglaze blue Yongzheng six-character marks and period (1723-1735); D. 13,8 cm. Estimate: € 15,000 - €25,000. Result: € 13,000. Courtesy Nagel.  Provenance: Former old European private collection, assembled prior 1990 - Private property Frankfurt. Note: Cobalt-blue porcelains were associated with the Tiantan, Altar of Heaven, where they were used during imperial rituals. Unsurprisingly, such glazes are sometimes referred to... [Lire la suite]
29 janvier 2021

A fine and rare pair of blue and white 'dragon' bowls, underglaze blue Yongzheng six-character marks and of the period

Lot 532. A fine and rare pair of blue and white 'dragon' bowls, underglaze blue Yongzheng six-character marks and of the period (1723-1735); D. 9,5 cm. Estimate: € 20.000- € 30.000. Result: € 78.000. Courtesy Nagel.  Provenance: Old and important European private collection, according to records bought in Beijing 1923. Note: The current pair of bowls exemplifies the Yongzheng Emperor's admiration for celebrated Chinese ceramics and antiquity as well as his desire to uphold such... [Lire la suite]

22 décembre 2020

A doucai ‘dragon' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue in double circles and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 35. A doucai ‘dragon' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue in double circles and of the period (1723-1735). Diamètre: 22 cm. (8 ¾ in.). Estimate EUR 6,000 - EUR 8,000. Price realised EUR 21,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. Reposant sur un petit pied droit, elle est ornée au centre d'un dragon au corps noueux à cinq griffes pourchassant la perle sacrée parmi les nuages. La bordure est rehaussée de deux autres dragons féroces ; restauration. ... [Lire la suite]
22 décembre 2020

A blue and white and wucai ‘flower' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue in double circles and of the period

Lot 31. A blue and white and wucai ‘flower' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue in double circles and of the period (1723-1735); Diamètre: 12,5 cm. (5 in.). Estimate EUR 4,000 - EUR 6,000. Price realised EUR 11,875. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. Reposant sur un petit pied droit, l'extérieur est à décor de fleurs et rinceaux stylisés. L'intérieur reprend le même décor dans un cartouche circulaire émaillé bleu.  Provenance: Property from a French private collection. ... [Lire la suite]
06 décembre 2020

A copper-red-decorated 'sanduo' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 3048. A copper-red-decorated 'sanduo' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 4 ¾ in. (12 cm.) diam., box. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 260,000. Price realised HKD 350,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. The bowl is finely potted with rounded sides rising to a slightly flared rim, and decorated on the exterior in copper-red of crushed-strawberry tone with the sanduo, a peach, a pomegranate and a persimmon. Provenance: A Swiss private... [Lire la suite]
23 novembre 2020

A rare famille rose 'floral sprays' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period, the enamels probably later added

  ot 34. A rare famille rose 'floral sprays' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period, the enamels probably later; 19cm (7 1/2in) diam. Estimate £ 3,000-5,000. Sold for £ 25,062 (€ 28,036)). Photo: Bonhams. Thinly potted with gently curving sides rising from slightly tapered foot, enamelled possibly later with a peony spray in the well, with four sprigs of lotus, magnolia, chrysanthemums and prunus around the cavetto. Provenance: Sotheby's London, 28 April 1953, lot... [Lire la suite]