17 juillet 2017

A fine and extremely rare famille rose bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 1873. A fine and extremely rare famille rose bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735), 3 3/4 in. (9.6 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - HKD 2,000,000. Price realised HKD 4,580,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2010 The finely potted steep S-shaped sides rising to a short upright lip, delicately painted around the sides in soft famille roseenamels with dianthus in full bloom picked out in iron-red and shades of pink and a cluster of... [Lire la suite]

17 juillet 2017

An extremely rare Ming-style doucai vase, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 1882. An extremely rare Ming-style doucai vase, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735), 9 3/4 in. (25 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 5,000,000 - HKD 7,000,000. Price realised HKD 10,740,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2010 The compressed globular body with a tall splayed foot and elongated neck rising to an everted rim, finely pencilled in Chenghua-style with an Indian lotus meander issuing full formal blooms and curled leaves, the foot encircled by a... [Lire la suite]
18 décembre 2016

A fine pair of copper-red decorated 'three-fish' dishes, Yongzheng six-character marks within double-circles and of the period

Lot 2949. A fine pair of copper-red decorated 'three-fish' dishes, Yongzheng six-character marks within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate 150,000 - HKD 200,000 (USD 20,000 - USD 26,000). Price realised HKD 620,000 (USD 79,965). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011. Each dish is potted with gently rounded sides, decorated in underglaze copper-red on the exterior with three evenly spaced fish, the interiors plain - 5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) diam., box (2) ... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2016

A fine and rare yellow-enamelled blue and white wine-cup, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period

Lot 2939. A fine and rare yellow-enamelled blue and white wine-cup, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - HKD 2,000,000 (USD 200,000 - USD 260,000). Price Realised HKD 1,580,000 (USD 203,782). © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. The exterior painted in underglaze blue with two tiers of overlapping flower petals on the moulded lobed sides, each containing alternating sprigs of lingzhi with various flowers including lotus and... [Lire la suite]
15 décembre 2016

A fine and rare doucai 'Qilin' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 2934. A fine and rare doucai 'Qilin' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate HKD 2,500,000 - HKD 3,000,000 (USD 330,000 - USD 390,000). Price Realised HKD 2,900,000 (USD 374,030). © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. The dish is painted on the interior with a mythical qilin galloping over a storming sea, its back supporting a ribboned book on a saddle cloth, the background with craggy rocks rising out of breaking waves, all enclosed... [Lire la suite]
15 décembre 2016

A fine and very rare carved archaistic turquoise-enamelled bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period

Lot 2928. A fine and very rare carved archaistic turquoise-enamelled bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735);  5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1,000,000 - HKD 1,500,000 (USD 130,000 - USD 190,000). Price Realised HKD 5,540,000 (USD 714,527). © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. The bowl is potted with thin rounded sides turning out slightly at the rim, carved in relief with two stylised archaistic mythical dragons around the lower body... [Lire la suite]

15 décembre 2016

A fine and very rare café-au-lait-glazed chrysanthemum dish, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period

  Lot 2926. A fine and very rare café-au-lait-glazed chrysanthemum dish, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735);  6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 2,500,000 - HKD 3,500,000 (USD 330,000 - USD 450,000). Price Realised HKD 2,900,000 (USD 374,030). © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. The rounded sides moulded to the interior and exterior as petals rising to a scalloped rim, supported on a similarly shaped short foot, covered overall in a... [Lire la suite]
03 juin 2015

Two small blue and white 'Immortals' cups, Yongzheng six-character marks within double circles and of the period (1726-1735)

Two small blue and white 'Immortals' cups, Yongzheng six-character marks within double circles and of the period (1726-1735). Estimate HK$1,500,000 - HK$1,800,000 ($200,000 - $230,000). Price Realized HK$2,080,000 ($269,370). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each bowl is finely painted to the exterior with the Eight Daoist Immortals, Baxian, holding their various attributes, standing upon a band of waves. The interiors are decorated with a central medallion enclosing a scene of Shoulao seated... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2011

A fine and rare doucai 'dragon' jar. Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735)

A fine and rare doucai 'dragon' jar. Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 The ovoid body finely pencilled and enamelled with five ascending and descending 'dragon' medallions, each picked out in a different tone, framed at the corners with highly stylised lotus-flower spandrels, between a stiff lotus petal border around the base and the Eight Buddhist Emblems, bajixiang, around the shoulder between ruyi-head bands, enamelled in tones of green, yellow,... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2011

Two fine copper-red glazed meiping. Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735)

A fine copper-red glazed meiping. Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Of finely potted baluster form with rounded shoulders and a short waisted neck, the exterior covered with an even rich red glaze stopping neatly at the everted rim and spreading foot, the interior and base with transparent glaze; 8 1/2 in. (21.5cm.) high, stand, box  Estimate HK$2,000,000 - HK$3,000,000($258,286 - $387,430). Price Realized HK$5,060,000 ($653,468) Provenance:... [Lire la suite]