13 avril 2015

A pair of small Chenghua-style doucai stem cups, Qing dynasty, 18th century

A pair of small Chenghua-style doucai stem cups, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate HK$500,000 - HK$800,000 ($64,805 - $103,688). Price Realized HK$625,000 ($81,006). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each is exquisitely painted in doucai palette with a lotus scroll above two rows of florettes interspersed by the raised rib, and a band of spearheads encircling the splayed foot. The interior of the hollow stem foot is inscribed with an apocryphal six-character Chenghua mark in a line. 2 1/2... [Lire la suite]

13 avril 2015

A fine and rare doucai 'Floral' cup, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

A fine and rare doucai 'Floral' cup, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate HK$800,000 - HK$1,200,000 ($103,688 - $155,532). Price Realized HK$2,320,000 ($300,696). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The delicately potted cup is decorated on the exterior with yellow and aubergine blooms forming four floral medallions. 2 5/8 in. (6.8 cm.) diam., box  Provenance: Sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 25 October 1993, lot 848  ... [Lire la suite]
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11 avril 2015

A large and brilliantly enamelled hexagonal doucai jardinière, Mark and period of Kangxi

A large and brilliantly enamelled hexagonal doucai jardinière, Mark and period of Kangxi. Estimate 3,000,000 — 5,000,000 HKD. Unsold. Photo courtesy Sotheby's sturdily potted with flared sides rising from a splayed galleried foot to a wide everted rim, the rim neatly divided into four bracket foliations alternating with smaller lobes, the exterior delicately enamelled with six scenes depicting Daoist immortals engaging in various pursuits, including one panel with an immortal riding a water... [Lire la suite]
11 avril 2015

A doucai 'Anbaxian' ogee bowl, Seal mark and period of Qianlong

A doucai 'Anbaxian' ogee bowl, Seal mark and period of Qianlong.  Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 HKD. Lot sold 350,000 HKD (41,601 EUR). Photo courtesy Sotheby's the bowl of ogee form rising from a tapered foot, the interior with a flat central well decorated with an interlinked scroll border enclosing a swirled roundel issuing alternating yellow and blue flames, surrounded by four peaches born on the leafy scroll border, the cavetto finely decorated with the anbaxian emblems,... [Lire la suite]
10 avril 2015

A pair of doucai 'Floral' bowls, Seal marks and period of Daoguang

A pair of doucai 'Floral' bowls, Seal marks and period of Daoguang. Estimate 180,000 — 280,000 HKD. Lot sold 475,000 HKD (56,458 EUR). Photo courtesy Sotheby's each finely potted with the upright sides flaring gently towards the rim, decorated in pastel enamels on the exterior with five roundels formed from the leaves sprouting from the central branching stem, divided by pairs of peach sprigs above and below, a stylised lappet band around the foot, the countersunk base... [Lire la suite]
10 avril 2015

A rare doucai 'Five Bats' saucer dish, Mark and period of Yongzheng

A rare doucai 'Five Bats' saucer dish, Mark and period of Yongzheng. Estimate 800,000 — 1,200,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,000,000 HKD (118,859 EUR). Photo courtesy Sotheby's the shallow rounded sides rising from a tapered foot, decorated in the centre with five iron-red bats soaring around a gnarled peach tree, issuing from the side of a cliff above a green sea with crested waves breaking over jagged rocks, the exterior with four fruiting sprigs each enclosing a... [Lire la suite]


10 avril 2015

An ovoid doucai 'Lotus and Chrysanthemum' jar and cover, seal mark and period of Qianlong

An ovoid doucai 'Lotus and Chrysanthemum' jar and cover, seal mark and period of Qianlong. Estimate 1,000,000 — 1,200,000 HKD. Lot sold 2,000,000 HKD (237,718 EUR). Photo courtesy Sotheby's finely potted with an ovoid body sweeping up to a broad rounded shoulder, the exterior finely painted with eight medallions interspersed with eight lotus blossoms borne on curling tendrils, each medallion enclosing two yellow and iron-red chrysanthemum blooms, all between two bands... [Lire la suite]
31 mars 2015

A fine and rare doucai 'Peaches and Lotus' bowl, Mark and period of Yongzheng

A fine and rare doucai 'Peaches and Lotus' bowl, Mark and period of Yongzheng. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 HKD (45,606 - 68,410 EUR). Photo Sotheby's the deep rounded sides resting on a slightly tapered foot, the exterior exquisitely decorated in multi-coloured enamels with a leafy scroll painted in shades of green issuing gnarled purple twigs bearing large lotus blossoms and double-peaches, above a vividly painted upright petal lappet bordering the base, all between two bands... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2015

A rare doucai ovoid jar, China, Yongzheng-Qianlong period (1723-1795)

  A rare doucai ovoid jar, China, Yongzheng-Qianlong period (1723-1795). Estimate $5,000 - $8,000. Price Realized $509,000 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The ovoid body finely enameled and shaded in bright tones of green, yellow, mauve, iron-red and underglaze blue with scattered and overlapping stylized flowerheads - 7 in. (17.8 cm.) high Provenance:  The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, before 1971. Notes: Compare the present vase with an identical... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2015

A rare Ming-style doucai 'Lotus' jar, 18th century

A rare Ming-style doucai 'Lotus' jar, 18th century. Estimate $30,000 – $50,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The sides are decorated in a rich doucai palette with six ribbon-tied lotus sprays separated by ruyi-cloud spandrels, all between a band of petal lappets at the foot and a band of ruyi-heads on the shoulder. An apocryphal Chenghua mark is on the base. 6 in. (15 cm.) high Notes: The decoration and shape of this well-painted jar are based on Chenghua period (1465-1487) prototypes,... [Lire la suite]
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