23 mai 2022

A large coral-ground famille-verte and gilt-decorated 'boys' bowl, Seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820)

Lot 3652. A large coral-ground famille-verte and gilt-decorated 'boys' bowl, Seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820); 21 cm. Lot sold 1,197,000 HKD (Estimate : 400,000 - 600,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong prior to 1995.   Note: A closely related bowl in the Palace Museum, Beijing, is illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum. Porcelains of Polychrome and Contrasting Colours, Hong Kong, 1999, pl. 159; one in the Shanghai... [Lire la suite]

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]