18 juin 2015

Doucai Dish with Dragon and Pearl, Yongzheng Mark and Period (1723-1735)

Doucai Dish with Dragon and Pearl, Yongzheng Mark and Period (1723-1735). Estimate : 5 000 € / 6 500 €. Photo Auctionata Wide dish on a round base rim. In the centre a fine painting of a five clawed dragon with turquoise scales and a flaming magical pearl surrounded by small clouds and double circles. Additional cloud formations decorate the flag, framed by double circles. The outer wall is adorned with clouds above breaking waves. Base with six character Yongzheng mark among a... [Lire la suite]

03 juin 2015

A doucai conical 'Dragon' bowl and cover, Yongzheng six-character marks and of the period

A doucai conical 'Dragon' bowl and cover, Yongzheng six-character marks in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735).  Estimate HK$400,000 - HK$600,000 ($52,000 - $77,000). Price Realized HK$1,000,000 ($129,505). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The conical bowl and domed cover are similarly decorated in a rich doucai palette with two writhing five-clawed dragons chasing flaming pearls amidst multi-coloured stylised clouds and flames, above a band... [Lire la suite]
03 juin 2015

A fine and rare doucai 'Chicken' cup, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period

A fine and rare doucai 'Chicken' cup, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue in a double square and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate HK$8,000,000 - HK$10,000,000 ($1,100,000 - $1,300,000). Price Realized HK$9,040,000 ($1,170,725). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The cup is finely potted in imitation to its Ming prototype with gently flared sides, well-rendered around the exterior in soft translucent enamels and underglaze-blue tones to depict two cockerel-and-hen groups,... [Lire la suite]
06 mai 2015

A pair of finely enamelled doucai floral dishes, Yongzheng six-character marks and of the period

A pair of finely enamelled doucai floral dishes, Yongzheng six-character marks in underglaze blue within double circles and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate £20,000 – £30,000 ($30,280 - $45,420). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each dish is decorated to the centre of the interior with a stylised chrysanthemum medallion encircled by lotus scrolls. The exteriors are similarly enamelled with five stylised chrysanthemum medallions. 4 7/16 in. (11.3 cm.) diam. Provenance:  An important private... [Lire la suite]
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05 mai 2015

A doucai 'Floral' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period

A doucai 'Floral' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period. Estimate 25,000 — 35,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's the deep rounded sides rising from a straight foot to a gently everted rim, finely decorated on the interior with a medallion of composite iron-red, white and blue-petalled flowers encircled by interlocking blue and green strapwork, the exterior with six similar clusters of flowers springing from the foot and framed by interlocked foliate... [Lire la suite]
05 mai 2015

A pair of doucai 'Bajixiang' bowls, Qianlong seal marks and period

A pair of doucai 'Bajixiang' bowls, Qianlong seal marks and period. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's each body of ogee form rising from a recessed base to a flaring rim, brightly painted and enamelled to the interior with a floret, peach and ruyi medallion  encircled by the bajixiang in the well, the exterior with a foliate scroll band above ruyi lappets. Quantité: 2 - 20.4cm., 8in. Notes: Bowls of this form and design are held... [Lire la suite]


13 avril 2015

A pair of small Chenghua-style doucai stem cups, Qing dynasty, 18th century

A pair of small Chenghua-style doucai stem cups, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate HK$500,000 - HK$800,000 ($64,805 - $103,688). Price Realized HK$625,000 ($81,006). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each is exquisitely painted in doucai palette with a lotus scroll above two rows of florettes interspersed by the raised rib, and a band of spearheads encircling the splayed foot. The interior of the hollow stem foot is inscribed with an apocryphal six-character Chenghua mark in a line. 2 1/2... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2015

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

A fine and rare doucai 'Floral' cup, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate HK$800,000 - HK$1,200,000 ($103,688 - $155,532). Price Realized HK$2,320,000 ($300,696). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The delicately potted cup is decorated on the exterior with yellow and aubergine blooms forming four floral medallions. 2 5/8 in. (6.8 cm.) diam., box  Provenance: Sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 25 October 1993, lot 848  ... [Lire la suite]
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11 avril 2015

A large and brilliantly enamelled hexagonal doucai jardinière, Mark and period of Kangxi

A large and brilliantly enamelled hexagonal doucai jardinière, Mark and period of Kangxi. Estimate 3,000,000 — 5,000,000 HKD. Unsold. Photo courtesy Sotheby's sturdily potted with flared sides rising from a splayed galleried foot to a wide everted rim, the rim neatly divided into four bracket foliations alternating with smaller lobes, the exterior delicately enamelled with six scenes depicting Daoist immortals engaging in various pursuits, including one panel with an immortal riding a water... [Lire la suite]
11 avril 2015

A doucai 'Anbaxian' ogee bowl, Seal mark and period of Qianlong

A doucai 'Anbaxian' ogee bowl, Seal mark and period of Qianlong.  Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 HKD. Lot sold 350,000 HKD (41,601 EUR). Photo courtesy Sotheby's the bowl of ogee form rising from a tapered foot, the interior with a flat central well decorated with an interlinked scroll border enclosing a swirled roundel issuing alternating yellow and blue flames, surrounded by four peaches born on the leafy scroll border, the cavetto finely decorated with the anbaxian emblems,... [Lire la suite]