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]
10 avril 2015

A pair of doucai 'Floral' bowls, Seal marks and period of Daoguang

A pair of doucai 'Floral' bowls, Seal marks and period of Daoguang. Estimate 180,000 — 280,000 HKD. Lot sold 475,000 HKD (56,458 EUR). Photo courtesy Sotheby's each finely potted with the upright sides flaring gently towards the rim, decorated in pastel enamels on the exterior with five roundels formed from the leaves sprouting from the central branching stem, divided by pairs of peach sprigs above and below, a stylised lappet band around the foot, the countersunk base... [Lire la suite]
10 avril 2015

A rare doucai 'Five Bats' saucer dish, Mark and period of Yongzheng

A rare doucai 'Five Bats' saucer dish, Mark and period of Yongzheng. Estimate 800,000 — 1,200,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,000,000 HKD (118,859 EUR). Photo courtesy Sotheby's the shallow rounded sides rising from a tapered foot, decorated in the centre with five iron-red bats soaring around a gnarled peach tree, issuing from the side of a cliff above a green sea with crested waves breaking over jagged rocks, the exterior with four fruiting sprigs each enclosing a... [Lire la suite]
10 avril 2015

An ovoid doucai 'Lotus and Chrysanthemum' jar and cover, seal mark and period of Qianlong

An ovoid doucai 'Lotus and Chrysanthemum' jar and cover, seal mark and period of Qianlong. Estimate 1,000,000 — 1,200,000 HKD. Lot sold 2,000,000 HKD (237,718 EUR). Photo courtesy Sotheby's finely potted with an ovoid body sweeping up to a broad rounded shoulder, the exterior finely painted with eight medallions interspersed with eight lotus blossoms borne on curling tendrils, each medallion enclosing two yellow and iron-red chrysanthemum blooms, all between two bands... [Lire la suite]