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]
08 novembre 2020

A very rare famille rose 'butterflies and peonies' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 37. A very rare famille rose 'butterflies and peonies' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735); 20cm (7 7/8in) diam. Estimate £ 3,000 - £ 5,000. Sold for £ 212,562 (€ 235,057). Courtesy Bonhams. The dish finely potted with gently curving sides rising from a short inward-tapering foot to a slightly everted rim, delicately enamelled with two butterflies fluttering in mid-air beneath a branch of flowering peony blossoms. Provenance: Bluett & Sons, London (label), circa 1924... [Lire la suite]
30 octobre 2020

A brown-glazed ‘chrysanthemum' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 297. A brown-glazed ‘chrysanthemum' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735); 17.3 cm. (6 3/4 in.) diam. Price estimate: HKD: 400,000 - 600,000 (USD: 51,600 - 77,400). Auction Result: HKD: 826,000. © 2020 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Provenance: A German private collectionBerwald, London, 2007A distinguished European Private collectionMarchant, London. Note: Persimmon glaze, also known as “brown glaze”, is a high fired-glaze... [Lire la suite]

02 octobre 2020

A small copper-red-glazed bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1

Lot 867. A small copper-red-glazed bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 4 7/8 in. (12.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 13,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Well potted with wide, flaring sides rising to a slightly everted rim, the exterior covered in a copper-red glaze of soft crushed strawberry-red color. Provenance: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection, Chicago, acquired prior to 1990. ... [Lire la suite]
02 octobre 2020

A blue-glazed stem bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue in a line and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 865. A blue-glazed stem bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue in a line and of the period (1723-1735); 7 1/8 in. (18.1 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 18,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. The exterior covered with an unctuous sapphire-blue glaze which pales at the rim and stops neatly at the foot, the interior of the bowl and foot left white. Provenance: Kenny & Higgins Asian Art Inc., Washington D.C., 25 May 1985.The James and Marilynn Alsdorf... [Lire la suite]
30 septembre 2020

A rare small Ru-type pear-shaped bottle vase, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 851. A rare small Ru-type pear-shaped bottle vase, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 5 ½ in. (13.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 125,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. The ovoid body tapering towards the tall, cylindrical neck with lipped mouth rim, covered overall with a greyish-blue glaze suffused with a fine network of pale golden brown crackle, the foot rim covered with a brown dressing. Provenance: The James and Marilynn... [Lire la suite]
30 septembre 2020

A small celadon-glazed dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735

Lot 850. A small celadon-glazed dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 5 ¼ in. (13.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 37,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Finely potted with shallow sides rising to a slightly flared rim, covered overall with a pale bluish-green glaze below the white rim. Provenance: Sotheby & Co., London, 18 May 1971, lot 144.The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection, Chicago. ... [Lire la suite]