08 décembre 2015

A small doucai 'chrysanthemum medallion' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period

A small doucai 'chrysanthemum medallion' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate HK$ 100,000 - HK$200,000 ($12,964 - $25,927). Price Realized HK$350,000 ($45,373). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The delicately potted dish is decorated to the centre of the interior with a stylised chrysanthemum medallion encircled by lotus scrolls. The exterior is similarly enamelled with five stylised chrysanthemum... [Lire la suite]
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03 décembre 2015

A finely enamelled doucai bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

A finely enamelled doucai bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate HK$600,000 - HK$800,000 ($77,782 - $103,709). Price realized HK$1,060,000 ($137,414). Photo Christie's Image LTD 2015 The bowl is well decorated around the exterior in delicate enamels and underglaze-blue tones to depict a leafy meander bearing six exotic blooms above a band of trefoils and frieze of lappets, the interior with a medallion enclosing a... [Lire la suite]
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02 décembre 2015

A rare pair of doucai ‘chrysanthemum medallion’ bowls, Yongzheng six-character marks and of the period

A rare pair of doucai ‘chrysanthemum medallion’ bowls, Yongzheng six-character marks in underglaze blue within double squares and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate HK$2,600,000 - HK$3,500,000 ($337,054 - $453,726). Price Realized HK$5,920,000 ($767,445). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each is delicately decorated on the exterior with five chrysanthemum medallions comprising three large blooms amid leafy tendrils, divided by lotus sprigs, finely enamelled in iron red on the interior... [Lire la suite]
02 décembre 2015

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

A fine and rare doucai chicken cup, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double square and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate HK$15,000,000 - HK$25,000,000 ($1,944,540 - $3,240,900). Unsold. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The cup is delicately potted in imitation to its Ming prototype with gently flared sides, exquisitely painted around the exterior in soft translucent enamels and underglaze blue to depict two cockerel-and-hen groups, each group observing their chicks... [Lire la suite]
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23 novembre 2015

A rare doucai 'dragon' moonflask, bianhu, 19th century

A rare doucai 'dragon' moonflask, bianhu, 19th century. Estimate HK$100,000 - 150,000 (€12,000 - 18,000). Photo: Bonhams. The flattened globular body rising from a short splayed foot to a waisted gourd-shaped neck flanked by a pair of curved ruyi handles, each side vividly painted and enamelled with a roaring front-facing five-clawed dragon writhing amidst undulating cloud scrolls between two bats hovering around the foot and a stylised shou character on each side of the neck. 19cm (7 1/2in) high ... [Lire la suite]
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08 novembre 2015

A pair of doucai cups, Qing dynasty, 18th century

A pair of doucai cups, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. each with rounded sides rising from a slightly spreading foot to a flared rim, painted in underglaze-blue and bright enamels with four roundels formed from makara and lotus, all between stylised scrolling flowers at the rim and foot, the base with apocryphal Chenghua mark. Quantité: 2 - 6.2cm., 2 1/2 in. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 11 nov. 2015, 11:00 AM
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24 octobre 2015

A doucai 'butterfly and peony' dish, Yongzheng mark and period

A doucai 'butterfly and peony' dish, Yongzheng mark and period. Estimate  30,000 — 40,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. the curved sides rising from a slightly tapered foot, painted to the interior with two butterflies amongst three flowering peony blooms in yellow, red and lavender, issuing from a large garden rock, the exterior painted with further peonies to one side and chrysanthemum to the other, both similarly issuing from rocks, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark... [Lire la suite]
24 octobre 2015

A doucai 'narcissus' dish, Yongzheng mark and period

A doucai 'narcissus' dish, Yongzheng mark and period. Estimate  20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. the curved sides rising from a slightly tapered foot, the interior painted in enamels and shades of cobalt blue, with narcissus growing from two ornamental pierced garden rocks, under two arching clusters of nandina berries, with a small sprig of lingzhi to the left, the exterior with further pierced ornamental rocks and lingzhi, bamboo, narcissus and nandina berries, the base inscribed with a... [Lire la suite]
14 octobre 2015

A doucai 'Eight daoist emblems' bowl, mark and period of Yongzheng

A doucai 'Eight daoist emblems' bowl, mark and period of Yongzheng. Estimate  250,000 — 350,000 HKD. Lot sold 562,500 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. thinly potted with flared sides rounding from a short footring, the exterior finely painted with the eight emblems of the Daoist immortals, each tied with fluttering ribbons alternately coloured in green and iron-red, all between a band of brightly coloured ruyi heads encircling the base and a narrow band of interlocking 'C'-shaped motifs in... [Lire la suite]
14 octobre 2015

A fine and rare pair of doucai candlesticks, marks and period of Yongzheng

A fine and rare pair of doucai candlesticks, marks and period of Yongzheng. Estimate  1,000,000 — 1,500,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,250,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. each with a slender cylindrical stem encircled by two bands of camellia blossoms with feathery leaves, supported on a stepped section with a square scroll all above a domed base with long slightly twisting lappets, the upper section with a wide pan with inturned rim, all decorated in soft pastel shades of enamels and underglaze-blue... [Lire la suite]