10 avril 2020

A fine large early Ming white-glazed anhua-decorated bowl, Xuande six-character mark and of the period (1426-1435)

Lot 3981. A fine large early Ming white-glazed anhua-decorated bowl, Xuande six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1426-1435); 8 3/8 in. (21.2 cm.) diam. Estimate 1,000,000 - HKD 1,500,000. Price realised HKD 980,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012. The bowl is potted with deep rounded sides. It is intricately incised to the exterior with two bands of lotus petals below a frieze of stylised waves around the mouth rim. The interior is decorated with a medallion in the... [Lire la suite]

06 avril 2020

A coral-red reverse-painted bowl, seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 3176. A coral-red reverse-painted bowl, seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850); 13 cm., 5 1/8 in. Estimate 70,000 — 90,000 HKD. Lot Sold 212,500 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. delicately potted, the exterior finely decorated in iron-red enamel with a row of peony flower heads alternating with smaller lotus flowers all borned on a meandering foliate scroll above a row of lotus blooms linked to the same scrolls, all reserved against a bright coral-coloured iron... [Lire la suite]
01 avril 2020

Two carved cinnabar-lacquer bowls, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period (1522-1566)

Lot 3147. Two carved cinnabar-lacquer bowls, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period (1522-1566); 10.8 cm., 4 1/4 in. Estimate 180,000 — 250,000 HKD. Lot Sold 325,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. each of deep rounded form resting on a short foot, carved to one bowl with leafy fruiting branches of peach, pomegranate, and lychee, all reserved on a diaper ground; the other similarly decorated with two pairs of songbirds perched upon leafy branches of fruiting lychee on a diaper ground, both... [Lire la suite]
01 avril 2020

An unusual famille verte bowl, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 2127. An unusual famille verte bowl, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722); 4¾ in. (12.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price Realized USD 197,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The deep, rounded sides are finely enameled with a landscape scene of a court lady seated beneath a pale yellow canopy as she holds a cloth-covered lute and contemplates a goose in flight, while her disgruntled... [Lire la suite]
31 mars 2020

A Cizhou-type russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

  Lot 2086. A Cizhou-type russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century; 4 3/8 in. (11.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price Realized USD 5,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The rounded, conical body is covered below the russet-edged rim with a lustrous, russet-dappled, blackish-brown glaze that is decorated on the interior with five large russet splashes composed of small russet flecks, and on the exterior falls in an irregular line on a... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2020

A purple-splashed Junyao bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 2105. A purple-splashed Junyao bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 7¼ in. (18.4 cm.). Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price Realized USD 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The bowl is of deep, rounded, conical form and is covered inside and out with a thick, crackled blue glaze with faint purple-toned streaking, thinning to a mottled brown on the rim and where it ends above the unglazed foot on the exterior. A purple splash accentuates the interior. Provenance: C.T. Loo &... [Lire la suite]

27 mars 2020

A pair of yellow-ground famille-rose bowls, seal marks and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 3075. A pair of yellow-ground famille-rose bowls, seal marks and period of Daoguang (1821-1850); 18.2 cm, 7 1/8 in. Estimate  1,500,000 — 2,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 1,820,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to an everted rim, brightly enamelled around the exterior with an undulating leafy composite floral scroll, all reserved on a rich lemon-yellow ground, the interior with the wufu ('five bats') in iron-red,... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2020

A very rare engraved imperial yellow glass bowl, Yongzheng four-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 3633. A very rare engraved imperial yellow glass bowl, Yongzheng four-character mark and of the period (1723-1735); 6 3/4 in. (17 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 800,000 - HKD 1,200,000. Price Realized HKD 1,700,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  The tall gracefully waisted sides engraved with four Shou roundels framed by undulating foliate scrolls and connected by four small lotus blossoms, all supported on a distinctive dish-shaped foot, the transparent glass of slightly... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2020

A fine silver-inlaid brass bowl, Persia, 14th century

Lot 109. A fine silver-inlaid brass bowl, Persia, 14th century; 11cm. height; 25cm. diam. Estimate: 50,000 - 70,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. finely inlaid with silver, incised with benedictory words around the body against scrolling foliage, interspersed with roundels containing a geometric star with further abstract and foliate designs, the interior engraved with fish and ducks swimming around a sun, two old collector's labels 'Sotheby's' and '173' and '166'. Provenance: Christie’s London, 20... [Lire la suite]
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19 mars 2020

A Longquan celadon bowl, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 3293. A Longquan celadon bowl, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 7 in. (17.7 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 50,000 - HKD 70,000. Price Realized HKD 56,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The bowl with rounded sides rising from a short foot to an everted rim is carved to the interior with a roundel enclosing a lotus sprig, covered overall with a thick glaze of sea-green tone with the exception of the base., Japanese wood box. Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works... [Lire la suite]
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