12 septembre 2018

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

Lot 1384. A copper-red-glazed 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 6,000 - USD 8,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018   The bowl is covered on the exterior with a glaze of soft, crushed-strawberry-red color ending in a line on the ring foot.  Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 13 - 14 September 2018

12 septembre 2018

A wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

Lot 1376. A wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 5 7/8 in. (14.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018  The exterior is decorated with two descending phoenixes between green and iron-red dragons pursuing flaming pearls amidst flower sprigs, below a band of Buddhist emblems alternating with ruyi heads joined by a blue line, and the interior with an... [Lire la suite]
12 septembre 2018

A fine pair of small doucai dishes, Yongzheng six-character marks in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1

Lot 1373. A fine pair of small doucai dishes, Yongzheng six-character marks in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 4 ¼ in. (10.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Each dish with shallow rounded sides is decorated in the center with a stylized hibiscus borne on a leafy stem surrounded by further scrolling leaves and tendrils, the design repeated as a frieze on the exterior above a narrow band of ruyi heads,... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2018

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

Lot 178. A peachbloom-glazed bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000 (USD 40,530 - USD 67,550). Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  The elegant bowl is potted with a slightly flaring rim and is raised on a short foot. The exterior is covered with a mottled glaze of a soft red tone, thinning to a mushroom colour at the rim. Provenance: Professor E. T. Hall (1924-2001), no. 2Christie's... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2018

A lemon-yellow enamelled wine cup, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

Lot 128. A lemon-yellow enamelled wine cup, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 3 in. (7.5 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000 (USD 27,020 - USD 40,530). Price realised GBP 27,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  The thinly potted rounded sides rise from a short tapered ring foot. The exterior is evenly covered with a bright lemon-yellow enamel and the interior and base are applied with a transparent glaze. ... [Lire la suite]
17 avril 2018

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

Lot 2266. A copper-red decorated 'sanduo' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark within double circles and of the period (1723-1735); 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 50,000 - HKD 80,000. Price realised HKD 350,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The bowl is finely potted with rounded sides rising to a slightly everted rim, and painted in copper-red with the sanduo, a peach, a pomegranate and a persimmon, Japanese wood box. Property from a Japanese Collection ... [Lire la suite]

16 avril 2018

A fine and rare pair of blue and white 'Peony' dishes, Yongzheng six-character marks within double-circles and of the period

Lot 2244. A fine and rare pair of blue and white 'Peony' dishes, Yongzheng six-character marks within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735); 8 1/4 in. (20.9 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - HKD 2,000,000. Price realised HKD 1,820,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2012  Each dish is naturalistically painted in the central medallion in delicate shades of blue with two butterflies in flight above leafy branches bearing three full peony blossoms growing from pierced... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2018

A fine Ming-style blue and white dish, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 2241. A fine Ming-style blue and white dish, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735); 10¾ in. (27.2 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 800,000 - HKD 1,500,000. Price realised HKD 860,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2012  The dish is well painted on the interior with composite blossoms borne on a leafy interlacing scroll spiralling outwards from a flowerhead in the centre. The cavetto is decorated with a meandering composite floral... [Lire la suite]
06 avril 2018

Imperial Qing Ceramics From A Southeast Asian Collector sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 28 November 2012

This collection of fine Imperial Qing dynasty ceramics belongs to a successful businessman whose interest in ceramics emerged while accompanying business associates on visits to galleries and dealers in South Asia. The Collector took a scholarly approach as he began building his own collection over the next twenty years, focusing on the study and discussion of Chinese ceramics with other collectors and enthusiasts. His search for refined pieces in good condition and with verifiable provenance led him to the top auction... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2018

A copper-red glazed dish, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 2303. A copper-red glazed dish, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735); 6 1/2 in. (16.6 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 30,000 - HKD 50,000. Price realised HKD 87,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The dish is potted with shallow rounded sides, covered all over in a liver-coloured glaze stopping short of the foot ring. The base is covered in a transparent glaze, Japanese wood box. Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]