11 octobre 2021

A very rare pair of gilt and silvered underglaze-blue decorated dishes, Yongzheng six-character marks and of the period (1723-17

Lot 813. A very rare pair of gilt and silvered underglaze-blue decorated dishes, Yongzheng six-character marks in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 5.15/16 in. (15.1 cm.) diam., cloth box. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 52,500. © Christie's 2021 Each dish is decorated on the interior with a central lotus spray on a silvered ground, enclosed by a band composite floral sprays in the well on a gilt ground. The exterior is decorated with... [Lire la suite]

28 septembre 2021

A pair of copper-red-glazed wine cups, Yongzheng six-character marks in underglaze blue within double circles and of the p

Lot 868. A pair of copper-red-glazed wine cups, Yongzheng six-character marks in underglaze blue within double circles and of the period (1723-1735); 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.) diam. Estimate: USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 131,250. © Christie's 2021 Each cup is finely potted with deep rounded sides, and is covered on the exterior with a glaze of crushed strawberry-red color. The interior and base are glazed white. Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 25 November... [Lire la suite]
28 juin 2021

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

Lot 3233. A rare anhua-decorated white-glazed bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 8 ¼ in. (21 cm.) diam., box. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000. Price realised HKD 250,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 The dish is decorated in low relief with a pair of confronted dragons with trifurcated tails forming a medallion in the center of the interior and with two more striding around the exterior, all under a... [Lire la suite]
28 juin 2021

Yongzheng monochrome sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 28 may 2021

  Lot 2987. A fine celadon-glazed dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double square and of the period (1723-1735); 5 1/8 in. (13.1 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 700,000 - HKD 1,000,000. Price realised HKD 2,750,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 With rounded sides rising from a tapering foot, the dish is covered in a thin translucent pale green glaze stopping neatly around the foot. Provenance: ET Hall Collection, inventory no. 387Sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 2 May... [Lire la suite]
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]