24 septembre 2020

A rare 'Daoist emblems' doucai bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1

Lot 821. A rare 'Daoist emblems' doucai bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 6 in. (15.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 137,500. © Christie's  Images Ltd 2020. Decorated with the Eight Daoist Emblems above a ruyi border on the exterior and a double peach spray in the interior. Provenance: Mathias Komor, New York, 12 March 1956.The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection,... [Lire la suite]

19 septembre 2020

A pair of doucai 'chicken' cups, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 112. A pair of doucai 'chicken' cups, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); Diameter 2⅜ in., 6.1 cm. Estimate: 80,000 - 120,000 USD. © 2020 Sotheby's each finely potted, rising from a flat base to gently flaring sides, delicately painted with two scenes of a cockerel and hen with three chicks, divided by sprays of peonies and bamboo amidst rockwork, all between line borders, the recessed base with an apocryphal six-character Chenghua mark in underglaze blue within a double... [Lire la suite]
19 septembre 2020

A rare doucai 'birthday' dish, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 111. A rare doucai 'birthday' dish, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722); Diameter 8¼ in., 21.1 cm. Estimate: 80,000 - 120,000 USD. © 2020 Sotheby's the shallow sides resting on a straight foot, the center with a finely enameled peach enclosing a crane in flight, set against a large underglaze-blue shou character, surrounded by interlocking stylized leafing lingzhi stems radiating through the cavetto, framing alternating shou medallions and... [Lire la suite]
24 juillet 2020

A fine and rare pair of doucai 'Floral' bowls, Seal marks and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 3113. A fine and rare pair of doucai 'Floral' bowls, Seal marks and period of Daoguang (1821-1850); 14.5 cm, 5 3/4 in. Estimate 700,000 — 900,000 HKD. Lot sold 812,500  HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's each superbly decorated around the exterior in vivid enamels of iron-red, yellow, green and aubergine with six different exotic blooms borne on a continuous undulating scroll issuing curling leaves, above a band of ruyi-heads linked by petals, all delicately outlined in underglaze... [Lire la suite]
20 juillet 2020

A rare doucai and iron-red 'Dragon' dish, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 3604. A rare doucai and iron-red 'Dragon' dish, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 21.2 cm, 8 3/8  in. Estimate 250,000 — 300,000 HKD. Lot sold 525,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. powerfully painted to the interior with a ferocious five-clawed dragon in iron red, its muscular limbs stretched to reach for a flaming pearl, the fierce creature leaping from tumultuous swirling waves crashing on rocks enamelled in various shades of green, the scaly sinuous body partially obscured by... [Lire la suite]
19 juillet 2020

A rare doucai 'flower and butterfly' dish, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3103. A rare doucai 'flower and butterfly' dish, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 20.9 cm, 8 1/4  in. Estimate 1,000,000 — 1,500,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,375,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's the elegantly rounded sides raised on a slightly tapered foot, superbly painted in vivid enamels within an underglaze-blue outline, the interior with two butterflies hovering above three blooming peonies in lavender, red and yellow, issuing from leafy branches beside a large garden rock, the... [Lire la suite]

04 juillet 2020

A doucai 'Chrysanthemum' jar and cover, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850)

  Lot 131. A doucai 'Chrysanthemum' jar and cover, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850). Hauteur: 12,5 cm. (4 7/8 in.). Estimate EUR 8,000 - EUR 12,000. Price realised EUR 32,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Elle est délicatement ornée de médaillons circulaires abritant deux chrysanthèmes entrecoupés de rinceaux fleuris stylisés. Deux bandes de têtes de ruyi émaillées bleu soulignent le col et le pied. Le couvercle est également... [Lire la suite]
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01 juin 2020

Three doucai dishes, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 3162. Three doucai dishes, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 8 and 6 5/8 in. (20.1 and 16.9 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price Realized USD 10,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Comprising a single dish and a pair. The single dish is decorated on the interior with a double vajra within double circles, and on the exterior with an undulating scroll bearing the bajixiang, Eight Buddhist Emblems. The pair is decorated on the interior with a scholar seated beside... [Lire la suite]
19 mai 2020

A doucai 'peach' dish, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 3135. A doucai 'peach' dish, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722); 6 in. (15.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price Realized USD 47,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The dish is decorated on the interior with a central medallion of a flowering branch bearing a peach enclosing a shou character, with four similar peaches borne on the surrounding leafy scroll. The exterior is decorated with four... [Lire la suite]
07 mai 2020

A doucai 'dragon' dish, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 354. A doucai 'dragon' dish, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 16cm., 6 1/4 in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot Sold 3,750  GBP. Photo Sotheby's. the rounded sides resting on a gently tapered foot, painted to the interior with a dragon writhing amongst stylised ruyi clouds and flame wisps, the exterior similarly decorated with two pacing dragons in pursuit of flaming pearls, inscribed with an apocryphal Chenghua mark to the base. Sotheby's. Important... [Lire la suite]
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