28 septembre 2016

A doucai 'bajixiang' vase, bianhu, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 144. A doucai 'bajixiang' vase, bianhu, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Estimate HKD 60,000 - HKD 80,000 (USD 7,773 - USD 10,362). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The vase is decorated on one side with a pink lotus bloom surrounded by four of the Bajixiang, 'Eight Buddhist Emblems'; the other side with an iron-red lotus encircled by the other four Bajixiang. The shoulders are applied with a pair of butterfly-form handles. The base is covered with a clear glaze; 7 1/2 in.... [Lire la suite]

26 septembre 2016

A fine, large and brilliantly enamelled doucai 'phoenix and peony' meiping and cover, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 116. A fine, large and brilliantly enamelled doucai 'phoenix and peony' meiping and cover, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 4,000,000 — 6,000,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. sturdily potted with a well-proportioned rounded shoulder tapering to a countersunk base and surmounted by a short waisted neck, the body divided into three main registers with three iron-red lines, the central frieze painted with large multi-coloured flowering peony blooms borne on a curling leafy... [Lire la suite]
15 septembre 2016

$3.5 million Qianlong Dynasty teapot leads Sotheby's Important Chinese Art Auction

A Rare Turquoise-Ground Famille-Rose 'Hui Mountain Retreat' Teapot And Cover, Qianlong Seal Mark And Period. Estimate: $300,000 - 500,000. Sold for: $3,490,000 (£2,620,710). Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Over the course of two days, Sotheby’s New York sales of Chinese Art brought a total of $14,748,350 – well over the $7.4/10.8 million estimate. The auction was led by a series of outstanding results for rare objects that drew up to a dozen bidders, driving prices to multiples of the high estimates. A teapot, from... [Lire la suite]
11 septembre 2016

A Chinese doucai plate, cai hua tang zhi mark, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 175. A Chinese doucai plate, cai hua tang zhi mark, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Estimate $600-800. Sold for $6,175. Photo Freeman's of circular form, decorated to the centre with a daisy surrounded by five chains with coral, decorated to the margin with Chinese auspicious symbols. D: 8 in., 20.5 cm  Freeman's. Asian Arts, Sat, Sep 10 2016 10:00 AM
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30 juillet 2016

A small doucai bowl, 18th-19th century

  A small doucai bowl, 18th-19th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016  The deep bowl is decorated on the exterior with a row of leafy grapevines. The base has an apocryphal Chenghua mark. 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm.) diam. A short hairline crack extending from the mouth rim; some chips to the foot rim, and a few irregularities under the glaze on the foot rim; some misfiring to the enamels. Estimation: USD 1,000 - 1,500. Price Realised $3500 Christie's on line. The Art... [Lire la suite]
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26 juillet 2016

A pair of doucai 'dragon' dishes, Kangxi-Yongzheng period (1662-1735)

Lot 74. A pair of doucai'dragon' dishes, Kangxi-Yongzheng period (1662-1735). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Each dish is decorated in the center with a five-clawed iron-red dragon amidst clouds enclosed by five carps swimming atop waves. The exterior is decorated with a band of similar green waves and the base is inscribed with an apocryphal Chenghua mark. 8 in. (20.3 cm.) diam. (2). Both have areas of misfiring, particularly to the green enamel; some minor surface scratches, consistent with age and... [Lire la suite]

18 juillet 2016

A doucai ‘Flower Bouquet’ dish, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 598. A doucai ‘Flower Bouquet’ dish, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Estimate 70,000 — 90,000 HKD. Lot sold 87,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's decorated with clusters of flowers divided by strapwork panels radiating around a central medallion enclosing a further bouquet, below a border of yellow ruyi, the underside similarly decorated, the base with an underglaze-blue six-character seal mark; 15.4 cm., 6 in. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 03 Dec 2015
18 juillet 2016

A doucai ‘dragon’ dish, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 474. A doucai ‘dragon’ dish, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Estimate 120,000 — 180,000 HKD. Lot sold 325,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's with shallow rounded sides resting on a short foot, the interior decorated with a soaring dragon encircled by five lingzhi-shaped cloud scrolls, the exterior with a border of crashing waves beneath lingzhi-shaped cloud swirls, the base inscribed with a six-character seal mark; 15.2 cm., 6 in.  Provenance: Bluett &... [Lire la suite]
13 juillet 2016

A pair of doucai 'Shou' dishes, Seal marks and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3175. A pair of doucai 'Shou' dishes, Seal marks and period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 HKD. Lot sold 524,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. each body with gently rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot to a wide mouth, painted and enamelled to the interior with a medallion enclosing a shou character encircled by eight further characters and all within an interlinked ruyi strapwork band, the exterior with geometric... [Lire la suite]
22 juin 2016

Best of d'art chinois chez Osenat, Arts d'Asie, le 18 Juin 2016

Lot 16. A pale green jade vase, 20th century. Estimation : 600 € / 900 €. Adjugé à 28 000 €. Photo Osenat Vase en jade vert clair sculpté de forme balustre quadrangulaire, les anses ajourées en forme de qilins , à motifs sur chaque face de masques de taoti, et de ruyis. 20ème siècle  Provenance : Collection particulière, Seine-et-Marne  Lot 44. Bronze circular incense burner, Western Zhou Dynasty, (1066 BC - 771 BC). Estimation : 8 000 € / 12 000 €. Adjugé à 26 000 €. Photo Osenat ... [Lire la suite]