20 mai 2022

An enamelled lotus-form dish, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century

Lot 60. An enamelled lotus-form dish, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century. Width 35 cm, 13¾ in. Lot sold 12,600 GBP (Estimate : 10,000 - 15,000 GBP). © Sotheby's 2022 Note: The dating of this lot is consistent with the result of a thermoluminescence test, Oxford authentication Ltd., no. P122b43. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 11 May 2022

20 décembre 2021

A gilt-decorated and enamelled figure of Avalokitesvara, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 2904. A gilt-decorated and enamelled figure of Avalokitesvara, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 11 3⁄4 in. (29.8 cm.) high. Price realised HKD 187,500 (Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 250,000).© Christie's 2021 The figure is well-modelled kneeling on a circular lotus petal base with both hands raised in front of the chest bejewelled with long tasselled necklaces, the lower body and the shoulders are covered in loose robes decorated with dragon roundels, birds and scrolling tendrils. The rounded face has a graceful... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2012

A finely enamelled Wucai 'Dragon' Jar, Mark and period of Wanli (1573-1620)

Lot 32. A finely enamelled wucai 'Dragon' Jar, Mark and period of Wanli (1573-1620); 11.2 cm., 4 3/8 in. Estimate 2,500,000-4,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 3,140,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's well proportioned with a short straight neck and a low footring, vividly painted in intense tones of the wucai palette with two five-clawed dragons, one red and one blue, each chasing a 'flaming pearl' among stylised clouds and above waves crashing over rocks, all below blue scrolls collaring the neck and colourful... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2010

A molded and enamelled porcelain figural snuff bottle, 1796-1820.

A molded and enamelled porcelain figural snuff bottle, 1796-1820. photo courtesy Sotheby's molded and decorated in famille-rose enamels as Liu Hai stepping forward with one leg raised and wearing an iron-red gilt-decorated robe over turquoise enamelled trousers, strings of cash in his hands, and with his three-legged toad perched on his shoulder; height 2 1/2 in., 6.4 cm. Estimate 8,000—12,000 USD. Lot Sold 10,000 USD PROVENANCE: Nelly Davies. NOTE: Lui Hai appears to have been a popular subject for... [Lire la suite]
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20 septembre 2010

An enamelled porcelain reclining lady snuff bottle, 1795-1820. Attributed to Jingdezhen.

An enamelled porcelain reclining lady snuff bottle, 1795-1820. Attributed to Jingdezhen. photo courtesy Sotheby's painted in famille-rose enamels, the bottle molded in the form of a reclining lady, her head resting on her right hand, while her left arm extends to reach her upraised left leg, both wrists with gilt bangles, her pale face gazing upward, her hair pulled high into a chignon and accessorized with two flowers, dressed in a yellow-ground robe decorated with floral medallions, over loose white pants cascading... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2009

A rare enamelled and blue and white 'fish' jar, guan. Jiajing six-character mark and of the period

A rare enamelled and blue and white 'fish' jar, guan. Jiajing six-character mark and of the period A splendid Ming dynasty jar, a rare survivor from a vanished era of Imperial Chinese prestige, sold on 4.5.09 for £1,117,600 in a packed sale at Bonhams New Bond Street.Created in the reign of the Emperor Jiajing (AD1522-66), and estimated to sell for up to £250,000, the elegant understated blue and white jar with highlighted goldfish, came from the collection of the Palmer family, of Huntley and Palmer fame. This sale was... [Lire la suite]
12 mai 2009

A very fine small famille rose-enamelled glass bottle. Early 20th century, attributed to Ye Bengqi

A very fine small famille rose-enamelled glass bottle. Early 20th century, attributed to Ye Bengqi The globular body supported on a short straight-cut foot and with a cylindrical neck ending in a gently flaring rim, brightly enamelled around the exterior with large rose blooms and daylillies issuing from elaborate rockwork and two small birds perched on a delicately enamelled branch, all below three flying insects around the neck, the base with a Qianlong blue-enamel four-character mark. 3½ in. (9 cm.) high. Estimate £18,000 -... [Lire la suite]