29 septembre 2020

A copper-red-decorated 'sanduo' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (

Lot 848. 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. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 40,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. With rounded sides flaring towards the rim, decorated on the exterior with the sanduo (peach, pomegranite and persimmon), all reserved on a pale bluish-green-tinged white ground. Provenance: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection,... [Lire la suite]

29 septembre 2020

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

Lot 846. A copper red-glazed dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 8 1/8 in. (20.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 15,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Covered inside and out with a glaze of even crushed strawberry-red color below the white rim. Provenance: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection, Chicago, acquired prior to 1990. Christie's. Sacred and Imperial: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf... [Lire la suite]
29 septembre 2020

A rare reserve-decorated copper red-glazed dish, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 846. A rare reserve-decorated copper red-glazed dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 8 in. (20.3 cm.) diam.. Estimate USD 70,000 - USD 90,000. Price realised USD 212,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Incised on the exterior of the rounded sides with four varied fish reserved in white against a deep copper-red ground, the interior white. Provenance: Robert Somerville, Chicago, 7 September 1956.The James and Marilynn Alsdorf... [Lire la suite]
29 septembre 2020

A blue and white 'dragon' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

Lot 845. A blue and white 'dragon' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 7 1/8 in. (18.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 125,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Finely decorated in the center with a writhing five-clawed dragon in pursuit of a flaming pearl and on the exterior with a frieze of two striding dragons chasing flaming pearls, all within line borders. Provenance: The James and Marilynn... [Lire la suite]
29 septembre 2020

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

Lot 844. A wucai dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 15,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. With shallow rounded sides, the interior decorated with a stylized foliate medallion and the exterior with three different formal stylized foliate motifs repeated around the sides and separated by foliate arabesques. Provenance: Robert Somerville Chinese Art, Chicago, 30 March... [Lire la suite]
27 septembre 2020

A large Ming-style copper-red-decorated bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 833. A large Ming-style copper-red-decorated bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within double circles and of the period (1723-1735); 7 ½ in. (19 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 32,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. With deep rounded sides rising to a slightly everted rim, the exterior decorated with three fish in copper-red of crushed strawberry tone. Provenance: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection, Chicago, acquired prior to 1990.... [Lire la suite]

27 septembre 2020

A pair of small copper-red-glazed wine cups, Yongzheng six-character marks and of the period (1723-1735)

  Lot 832. A pair of small 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. (7.1 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 50,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Each finely potted with deep rounded sides, the exteriors covered with a glaze of soft crushed strawberry-red color, the interiors and bases covered with a clear glaze. Provenance: Christie's Hong Kong, 13 January... [Lire la suite]
24 septembre 2020

A rare 'Daoist emblems' doucai bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1

Lot 821. A rare 'Daoist emblems' doucai bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 6 in. (15.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 137,500. © Christie's  Images Ltd 2020. Decorated with the Eight Daoist Emblems above a ruyi border on the exterior and a double peach spray in the interior. Provenance: Mathias Komor, New York, 12 March 1956.The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection,... [Lire la suite]
24 septembre 2020

A rare blue and white octagonal jarlet, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 817.  A rare blue and white octagonal jarlet, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 4 ¼ in. (10.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 60,000. © Christie's  Images Ltd 2020. Each facet finely painted with vertical leafy lingzhi scroll below the small, flared mouth. Provenance: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection, Chicago, acquired prior to 1990. Note: A similar Yongzheng-marked... [Lire la suite]
11 juillet 2020

A Ming-style blue and white ‘Floral scroll’ dish, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 2842. A Ming-style blue and white ‘Floral scroll’ dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 10.½ in. (26.7 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price realised HKD 600,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The dish is finely painted on the interior with composite floral blooms borne on meandering stems in the centre, enclosed within a band of composite floral scroll on the well underneath a classic scroll around... [Lire la suite]