22 février 2021

A very rare coral-ground famille verte 'boys' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 716. A very rare coral-ground famille verte 'boys' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722); 8 ¼ in. (21 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 70,000 - USD 90,000. © Christie's 2021 The bowl is decorated with enamels and gilt on a coral-red ground, with four groups of four boys, some playing with a squirrel and others engaged in different leisurely pursuits, beside rocks and plantain on a continuous fenced garden terrace. Provenance: T. T. Tsui... [Lire la suite]

19 juillet 2020

A finely enamelled coral-ground famille-rose bowl, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3109. A finely enamelled coral-ground famille-rose bowl, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 10.8 cm, 4 1/4  in. Estimate 900,000 — 1,200,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,750,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's well potted with deep rounded sides resting on a short foot, the exterior vibrantly enamelled with three pink blossoming peonies on green branches, each within a lemon-yellow ground cartouche bordered with foliate scrollwork, alternating with blue flowerheads, all reserved on a... [Lire la suite]
19 avril 2020

A fine pair of coral-ground famille-rose 'Peony' bowls, seal marks and period of Daoguang

Lot 3636. A fine pair of coral-ground famille-rose 'Peony' bowls, seal marks and period of Daoguang (1821-1850); 11 cm., 4 1/4  in. Estimate 150,000 — 250,000 HKD. Lot Sold 600,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby’s. each well potted with deep rounded sides resting on a short foot, the exterior brilliantly enamelled in vibrant colours with three pink peony blossoms, each against a lemon-yellow ground, with curling foliated scrolls issuing stylised leaves and... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2020

A fine and very rare coral-ground famille rose bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3994. A fine and very rare coral-ground famille rose bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 4 3/8 in. (11 cm.) diam. Estimate 900,000 - HKD 1,200,000. Price realised HKD 1,940,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012. The bowl is finely enamelled with three lemon-yellow ground cartouches, each enclosing a broad blossoming peony framed by foliate scrolls, connected by the slender stems bearing four smaller blue flowerheads amidst further leafy foliage,... [Lire la suite]
06 avril 2020

A fine coral-ground famille verte 'boys' bowl, Jiaqing period (1796-1820)

Lot 1312. A fine coral-ground famille verte 'boys' bowl, Jiaqing period (1796-1820); 8 1/4 in. (21 cm.) diam. Estimate 1,800,000 - HKD 2,500,000. Price Realized HKD 3,480,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2006.  Well potted with wide rounded sides rising from a straight foot, the exterior finely enamelled in shades of green, turquoise, aubergine, yellow and iron-red, with four groups of boys playing with toys or engaged in various leisurely pursuits, gathered beside rocks and plantain in... [Lire la suite]
26 janvier 2020

A coral-ground famille-verte small rouleau vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 264. A coral-ground famille-verte small rouleau vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Height of taller 10 1/4 in., 26 cm. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD. Lot sold 6,875 USD. Photo Sotheby's reserved on the tapered cylindrical body with leaf, fan and lobed panels painted with a bird on a branch, a cricket or a lotus plant; together with a coral-ground bottle vase, 18th-19th century (2).  Provenance: Sotheby's New York, 23rd September 1997, lot 336. ... [Lire la suite]

18 juin 2018

A fine pair of coral-ground bowls, Qianlong six-character sealmarks and of the period (1736-1795) 

Lot 3714. A fine pair of coral-ground bowls, Qianlong six-character sealmarks and of the period (1736-1795) ; 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000. Price Realized HKD 1,940,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011   Each decorated on the exterior with delicate canes of bamboo rising from the footring, reserved on a rich coral ground of even tone, the interior white.  Exhibited: National Museum of History, Taipei Note: Other... [Lire la suite]
04 décembre 2017

A rare pair of coral-ground 'melon' jars and covers, Qianlong gilt six-character seal marks and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3025. A rare pair of coral-ground 'melon' jars and covers, Qianlong gilt six-character seal marks and of the period (1736-1795); 5 in. (12.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 350,000 - HKD 400,000. Price realised HKD 437,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Each jar is delicately modelled in the form of a melon with six evenly spaced lobes, the domed covers are decorated with two realistically executed insect-eaten leaves and trailing vines connected by a gnarled stem which forms the finial. The... [Lire la suite]
09 mai 2017

A coral-ground 'lotus' bowl, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820)

Lot 231. A coral-ground 'lotus' bowl, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820), 12.7 cm, 5 in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.  with deep rounded sides rising from a short foot to a gently flared rim, decorated in reserve with stylised lotus blooms borne on meandering leafy scrolls, the outlines of the leaves and petals pencilled in iron-red, the interior glazed white, inscribed to the base with a seal mark in underglaze-blue Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres,... [Lire la suite]
09 mai 2017

A coral-ground 'bamboo' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850)

Lot 230. A coral-ground 'bamboo' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850), 13.1 cm, 5 3/16  in. Estimate 12,000 — 18,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.  the body with deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to a slightly everted rim, the exterior covered in brilliant coral-red enamel decorated in reserve through to the glazed white body with boldly executed bamboo shoots, the outlines of the leaves and divisions of the stems pencilled in iron-red, the interior glazed... [Lire la suite]