06 janvier 2020

A rare doucai pear-shaped bottle vase, yuhuchunping, Kangxi-Yongzheng period (1662-1735)

Lot 1311. A rare doucai pear-shaped bottle vase, yuhuchunping, Kangxi-Yongzheng period (1662-1735); 10¾ in. (27.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 243,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013. The well-potted body is finely painted with the 'Three Friends of Winter', prunus, pine and bamboo, growing amidst rocks, grasses and iron-red lingzhi. An apocryphal Xuande mark is on the base. Provenance: Christie's New York, 29 November 1990, lot 285. Note: The design... [Lire la suite]

04 janvier 2020

A small doucai saucer dish, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 1312. A small doucai saucer dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 4 3/8 in. (11.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 68,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013  The interior is decorated with a central iron-red blossom surrounded by four similar blossoms, all borne on and enclosed within finely penciled stems in underglaze blue with scrolling tendrils and green leaves. A similar frieze of... [Lire la suite]
30 décembre 2019

An extremely rare doucai brush washer, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1522-1566)

Lot 1295. An extremely rare doucai brush washer, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1522-1566); 5½ in. (14.1 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 543,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The washer is potted with slightly rounded sides rising to an unglazed rim. The slightly convex interior is delicately decorated with flowering and fruiting branches including lychee, peach and persimmon, within a double line border. The pale blue reign... [Lire la suite]
29 décembre 2019

A rare doucai fan-shaped wall vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3480. A rare doucai fan-shaped wall vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 12 1/8 in. (30.8 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 200,000. Price realised HKD 650,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The wall vase is finely potted in the form of a fan. The exterior is enamelled on the front with a bird perched on a bamboo branch, and the two sides of the vessel are decorated with bushy-tailed squirrels clambering over fruiting grape vines. The guardstick is decorated with five cartouches... [Lire la suite]
29 décembre 2019

A doucai 'Anbaxian' ogee dish, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze-blue and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 338. A doucai 'Anbaxian' ogee dish, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze-blue and of the period (1821-1850); 8 ? in. (20.5 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000. Price realised GBP 16,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The interior of the dish is decorated with a flower-head surrounded by four peaches interspersed with lotus scrolls, surrounded by the Eight Daoist Emblems, anbaxian. The exterior is painted with stylised flowers and foliate scrolls, above... [Lire la suite]
29 décembre 2019

A doucai floral bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze-blue and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 339. A doucai floral bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze-blue and of the period (1821-1850); 5 ? in. (14.3 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000. Price realised GBP 13,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The bowl is potted with tall rounded sides supported on a short foot. The exterior is delicately enamelled with six colourful floral heads encircled by leafy scrolls, below double lines around the mouth rim and above a band of ruyi lappets... [Lire la suite]

29 décembre 2019

A fine pair of doucai 'floral bouquet' bowls, Yongzheng six-character marks within double circles and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 3460. A fine pair of doucai 'floral bouquet' bowls, Yongzheng six-character marks within double circles and of the period (1723-1735); 6 in. (15.2 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1,200,000 - HKD 2,000,000. Price realised HKD 5,440,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014. Each bowl is delicately painted and enamelled in soft tones around the exterior with six bouquets of daisies in shaded hues of blue, yellow and iron-red, divided by foliate arabesques emerging from the base and from... [Lire la suite]
29 décembre 2019

A doucai 'chrysanthemum medallion' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark within double circles and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 3459. A doucai 'chrysanthemum medallion' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark within double circles and of the period (1723-1735); 4 1/4 in. (10.7 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1,200,000 - HKD 1,800,000. Price realised HKD 1,480,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The finely potted bowl with gently rounded sides is delicately painted with underglaze blue outlines and overglaze enamels on the exterior with five medallions containing multi-coloured scrolling chrysanthemums, surrounded by... [Lire la suite]
29 décembre 2019

A doucai 'shou' medallion bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark within double circles and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 3458. A doucai 'shou' medallion bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark within double circles and of the period (1723-1735); 5 1/2 in. (13.8 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 200,000. Price realised HKD 475,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The bowl is finely painted and enamelled to the exterior with stylised Shou characters and linked pendent arabesques suspended from an interlocking 'C'-scroll border around the rim. The scroll border is repeated around the base... [Lire la suite]
29 décembre 2019

A doucai 'magpie and prunus' dish, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

Lot 314. A doucai 'magpie and prunus' dish, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722); 6¼ in. (15.8 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000. Price realised GBP 32,450. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012  The dish has gently rounded sides and is supported on a short, slightly tapered foot. The interior is decorated with a magpie in flight, with another perched on a flowering prunus branch beside bamboo and rockwork. The... [Lire la suite]