12 septembre 2018

A fine pair of small doucai dishes, Yongzheng six-character marks in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1

Lot 1373. A fine pair of small doucai dishes, Yongzheng six-character marks in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 4 ¼ in. (10.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Each dish with shallow rounded sides is decorated in the center with a stylized hibiscus borne on a leafy stem surrounded by further scrolling leaves and tendrils, the design repeated as a frieze on the exterior above a narrow band of ruyi heads,... [Lire la suite]

25 août 2018

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

Lot 349. A fine and rare large doucai dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 10 11/16 in. (27.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 45,600. © Christie's Images Ltd 2007 The interior decorated with a central stylized iron-red peony blossom surrounded by four similar blossoms enclosed within heart-shaped reserves formed by the curving leafy tendrils, the pattern repeated as a frieze on the exterior... [Lire la suite]
17 juin 2018

A rare Ming doucai dish, Jiajing six-character mark within double-squares and of the period (1522-1566)

Lot 3828. A rare Ming doucai dish, Jiajing six-character mark within double-squares and of the period (1522-1566); 5 3/4 in. (14.8 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 200,000. Price Realized HKD 1,160,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 The shallow flared sides with sharply-angled base supported on a narrow ring foot, the exterior decorated with a frieze of detached lingzhi sprays in underglaze-blue, iron-red and yellow with underglaze-blue outlines, beneath a double... [Lire la suite]
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]