29 mars 2020

A finely painted massive doucai jardinière, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3175. A finely painted massive doucai jardinière, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 61 cm., 24 in. Estimate 800,000 — 1,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 2,300,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of broad circular form with deep rounded sides, painted in brilliant doucai enamels with a continuous garden scene depicting two pheasants, one male and one female, the feathery plumage of the cock embellished in gilt, the birds perched upon rockwork amid flowering peony, hibiscus,... [Lire la suite]
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29 mars 2020

A pair of doucai ogee-shaped bowls with Daoist emblems, seal marks and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 3174. A pair of doucai ogee-shaped bowls with Daoist emblems, seal marks and period of Daoguang (1821-1850); 20.2 cm., 8 in. Estimate 300,000 — 400,000 HKD. Lot Sold 350,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the wide tapering foot of each rising to rounded sides and flaring rim, the interior painted in bright enamels with a roundel of stylised chrysanthemum and peach below eight beribboned Daoist emblems on the cavetto, the exterior painted with a dense composite... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2020

A fine pair of small doucai wine cups, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 3173. A fine pair of small doucai wine cups, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 6.7 cm., 2 5/8 in. Estimate 80,000 — 100,000 HKD. Lot Sold 620,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of conical form set on a short tapering foot, painted on the interior with half of a phoenix and bamboo shoots extending over the lip and on to the exterior with the tail of the phoenix and further bamboo, the base inscribed with a five-character mark in a double square in... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2020

A doucai 'phoenix and flower' dish, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3172. A doucai 'phoenix and flower' dish, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 19 cm., 7 1/2 in. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot Sold 300,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. vividly painted in bright enamels against an underglaze-blue outline with a three colourful phoenix encircling a lotus flower, set against a dense foliate scroll ground, the exterior similarly decorated with four phoenix alternating with lotus flowers on a foliate scroll ground,... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2020

A fine pair of doucai chrysanthemum 'roundels' jars and covers, seal marks and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 3170. A fine pair of doucai chrysanthemum 'roundels' jars and covers, seal marks and period of Daoguang (1821-1850). Estimate 2,000,000 — 2,500,000 HKD. Lot Sold 2,420,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of ovoid form rising to a straight neck and tapering to the footrim, finely painted with double-chrysanthemum roundels and stylised lotus in an alternating double register, beneath a blue border of upright ruyi heads below the neck and above another... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2020

A pair of doucai 'ducks and lotus pond' bowls, marks and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 3167. A pair of doucai 'ducks and lotus pond' bowls, marks and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 15.2 cm., 6 in. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 HKD. Lot Sold 1,340,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. each well potted with curved sides rising from a slightly tapered foot to a flaring rim, finely enamelled with a central medallion enclosed by a double-circle, depicting a pair of mandarin ducks swimming amidst lotus flower pads, the exterior painted with a matching frieze of four mandarin... [Lire la suite]

29 mars 2020

A fine doucai 'fruit' medallion bowl, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3167. A fine doucai 'fruit' medallion bowl, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 15.5 cm., 6 in. Estimate 300,000 — 500,000 HKD. Lot Sold 1,220,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. well potted with deep sides rising from a recessed base to a flaring mouth, the exterior painted with five densely-decorated medallions of leafy branches laden with peaches, grapes and longan, separated with detached sprigs of pomegranate, all above a multicoloured foliate border around the base,... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2020

A pair of doucai dragon medallion cups, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 3164. A pair of doucai dragon medallion cups, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 7.5 cm., 3 in. Estimate 300,000 — 400,000 HKD. Lot Sold 596,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. each finely potted with steep flared sides resting on a slightly tapered foot, the exterior spiritedly enamelled with four medallions of stylised foliate-tailed dragons, interspersed by trailing aster sprays around the rim and base, the underside inscribed in underglaze blue with a... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2020

Two doucai 'butterflies and flowers' medallion bowls, marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3161. A doucai 'butterflies and flowers' medallion bowl, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 22.4 cm., 8 3/4 in. Estimate 300,000 — 500,000 HKD. Lot Sold 524,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of conical form with straight flared sides, the centre of the interior finely painted with a pair of flying butterflies, the exterior similarly decorated with four floral medallions, depicting peonies, lotus, chrysanthemums and plum blossoms, all surrounded by stylised floral scrolls, the... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2020

A fine doucai 'Three friends' jar, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 3160. A fine doucai 'Three Friends' jar, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 12.3 cm., 4 7/8 in. Estimate 2,500,000 — 3,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 3,380,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of ovoid form rising to a short neck, painted on the exterior in a continuous scene with the 'Three Friends of Winter' pine, bamboo and prunus, the prunus flowers brightly enamelled in pink and orange shades, the bamboo and pine enamelled in green, all outlined in underglaze blue, the underside inscribed... [Lire la suite]