13 janvier 2017

A large doucai dish, Kangxi period, circa 1670

Lot 3591. A large doucai dish, Kangxi period, circa 1670. Estimate $18,000 – $25,000. Price Realized $131,000. Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2015 The large dish, with wide, flat, everted rim, is decorated with a scene of King Ding Xing on horseback approaching a Buddhist monk and a Daoist priest on the left, and accompanied by ladies on horseback and attendants. The channeled foot encloses a double circle on the base. 20 1/8 in. (51.1 cm.) diam. Provenance: S. Marchant & Son, Ltd., London,... [Lire la suite]

26 décembre 2016

A doucai 'chrysanthemum' wine cup, China, Chenghua six-character mark, possibly Kangxi period, 18th century

Lot 264. A doucai 'chrysanthemum' wine cup, China, Chenghua six-character mark, possibly Kangxi period, 18th century. Estimate 15 000/25 000 €. Lot sold 15 000 €. Photo Nagel of deep 'U'-shape, the steep sides rising from a short tapered foot, delicately painted around the exterior with four alternating red and blue-petalled chrysanthemum foliate sprays, apocryphal mark of Chenghua. D. 5,7 cm. Good condition  Provenance: Property from an old Paris private collection, according to the family in their... [Lire la suite]
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15 décembre 2016

A fine and rare doucai 'Mythical Horse' dish, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 156. A fine and rare doucai 'Mythical Horse' dish, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735). Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 GBP. Lot sold 134,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the shallow sides rising from a tapered foot to a wide everted rim, the interior painted with a central medallion enclosing a mythical horse carrying a bundle of books and galloping over a stormy sea with craggy rocks, the rim encircled by a band of scrolling clouds, painted to the exterior with swirling and foaming waves breaking against rocky... [Lire la suite]
15 décembre 2016

A fine and rare doucai 'Qilin' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 2934. A fine and rare doucai 'Qilin' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate HKD 2,500,000 - HKD 3,000,000 (USD 330,000 - USD 390,000). Price Realised HKD 2,900,000 (USD 374,030). © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. The dish is painted on the interior with a mythical qilin galloping over a storming sea, its back supporting a ribboned book on a saddle cloth, the background with craggy rocks rising out of breaking waves, all enclosed... [Lire la suite]
15 décembre 2016

A fine and rare doucai 'Narcissus' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 2933. A fine and rare doucai 'Narcissus' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate HKD 800,000 - HKD 1,200,000 (USD 110,000 - USD 150,000). Price Realised HKD 1,820,000(USD 234,736). © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. Exquisitely pencilled and enamelled to the interior with narcissus among other auspicious plants and rocks, the exterior similarly decorated with two further groups of narcissus, plants and rocks - 8 1/8 in.... [Lire la suite]
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15 décembre 2016

A fine and rare doucai 'Lotus' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 2932. A fine and rare doucai 'Lotus' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate HKD 800,000 - HKD 1,200,000 (USD 110,000 - USD 150,000). Price Realised HKD 1,820,000(USD 234,736). © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. With shallow, rounded sides flaring to a slightly everted rim, the interior decorated with a central lotus blossom surrounded by four similar blossoms borne on enclosing underglaze blue stems with scrolling tendrils and green leaves forming a... [Lire la suite]

14 novembre 2016

3,000 years of Chinese Art celebrated at Bonhams Hong Kong sale

HONG KONG - Bonhams' Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art sale will be held in Hong Kong on 29 November. The sale will include works that once graced the Imperial Ming and Qing palaces. Many of the items come to the market for the first time in generations, having been held in important European, American and Asian private collections. One of the most significant collections, ranging from the Shang dynasty (c. 1600-1046 BCE) to the celebrated Qianlong reign in the Qing dynasty (1736-1795), was formed by a European collector with... [Lire la suite]
13 novembre 2016

A doucai 'dragon' bowl and cover, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

  Lot 176. A doucai 'dragon' bowl and cover, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735). Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 GBP. Lot sold 106,250 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. of conical form, the flared sides rising from a short straight foot to three notches around the rim, brightly enamelled around the exterior with two five-clawed dragons in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl', leaping amidst mutli-coloured clouds above a band of foam-specked, wind-tossed waves, the domed cover similarly decorated, six-character... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2016

A rare doucai 'wufu' dish, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 174. A rare doucai 'wufu' dish, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735). Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 GBP. Lot sold 37,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. the shallow rounded sides rising from a short foot to a slightly everted rim, decorated to the interior with a medallion enclosing 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... [Lire la suite]
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10 novembre 2016

A doucai 'lanca' bowl, 18th century

Lot 28. A doucai 'lanca' bowl, 18th century. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000 (USD 7,446 - USD 9,928). Price Realised GBP 8,750 (USD 10,859). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016.    The bowl is painted on the exterior with eight mandorlas separated by lanca characters. The interior is similarly decorated below a band of lanca characters. The base has a cai hua tang zhi mark, 'made for the Hall of Colourful Flowers', in iron-red within a double... [Lire la suite]
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