19 mai 2015

A rare famille rose 'hundred boys' vase and cover, Iron-red Qianlong seal mark and of the period

A rare famille rose 'hundred boys' vase and cover, Iron-red Qianlong seal mark and of the period. Sold for £57,500 (€79,656).  Photo Bonhams. Exquisitely enamelled in delicate shades on the ovoid body with a lively continuous scene of boys celebrating a festival variously dressed as Buddhist lions playing with a brocade ball, playing drums and trumpets, and holding aloft models of a five-clawed dragon, phoenix and various fish, crabs, shrimp and goats, and lanterns illuminating boys enjoying a mock duel, all... [Lire la suite]

19 mai 2015

A famille rose 'hundred deer' vase, hu, Qianlong seal mark, 19th century

A famille rose 'hundred deer' vase, hu, Qianlong seal mark, 19th century. Sold for £25,000 (€34,633). Photo Bonhams. The pear-shaped body supported on a straight foot and flanked by a pair of stylised dragon handles, the exterior finely painted with a herd of spotted deer enamelled in white, beige and brown, variously depicted grazing and galloping in an open field amidst pine trees and craggy rocks beside a meandering stream flowing from the mountains behind.45.7cm (18in) high Provenance: a European private... [Lire la suite]
19 mai 2015

A famille rose 'hundred deer' vase, Hu, Qianlong seal mark, Late Qing Dynasty

A famille rose 'hundred deer' vase, Hu, Qianlong seal mark, Late Qing Dynasty. Sold for £35,000 (€48,486). Photo Bonhams. The pear-shaped body raised on a straight foot and flanked by a pair of stylised dragon handles to the tapering upper section, brightly painted with a herd of spotted deer enamelled in white, beige and brown, variously depicted grazing and galloping in an open field amidst pine trees and craggy rocks, beside a meandering stream flowing from the mountains forming a background to the scene. 44.8cm (17... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2015

A famille rose 'pomegranate' bottle vase, Daoguang seal mark and of the period

A famille rose 'pomegranate' bottle vase, Daoguang seal mark and of the period. Estimate £25,000 - 30,000 (€34,000 - 40,000). Photo: Bonhams. The oviform body finely enamelled with flowering and fruiting pomegranate trees in a garden landscape with camellia and peonies, framed between borders of ruyi-heads, floral motifs, gilt strings and keyfret bands, the neck with a double-lotus and baoxianghua scrolling meander with bats suspending peaches, all on a turquoise ground, the flaring mouth rim encircled with another... [Lire la suite]
07 mai 2015

A pair of Famille Rose vases and covers, Guangxu six-character marks in iron red and of the period (1875-1908)

A pair of Famille Rose vases and covers, Guangxu six-character marks in iron red and of the period (1875-1908). Estimate £4,000 – £6,000 ($6,080 - $9,120). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each vase is delicately decorated to the exterior with five boys playing with cockerels and their young, surrounded by chrysanthemum stems and leafy vines with double gourds to one side, and large peony blooms beside goldfish swimming in a river to the other. The covers are moulded with a double peach finial and surrounded by... [Lire la suite]
07 mai 2015

A large Famille Rose figural charger, the enamels 18th century, the porcelain possibly earlier

A large Famille Rose figural charger, the enamels 18th century, the porcelain possibly earlier. Estimate £7,000 – £10,000 ($10,640 - $15,200). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The dish is decorated in enamels and gilt with two ladies conversing by a pavilion in a garden with a lotus pond. The well has a scrolling leafy border with scattered flower heads and fruits, and the underside is decorated with three iron red floral sprigs. 15 ¾ in . (40 cm.) diam. Christie's. CHINESE CERAMICS, WORKS OF ART AND... [Lire la suite]
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06 mai 2015

A famille rose 'Peach and Bats' dish, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

A famille rose 'Peach and Bats' dish, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate £20,000 – £30,000 ($30,280 - $45,420). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The dish is enamelled in the interior with leafy branches bearing eight peaches encircled by five iron-red bats in flight , and the exterior is decorated with three clusters of stylised hibiscus sprays. 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) diam. Provenance:  Sotheby's Hong Kong, 8 April 2007, lot 813   Notes: The... [Lire la suite]
06 mai 2015

New fine & decorative arts auction format a resounding success at Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates

Set of Chinese Export porcelain famille rose Ming-style months tea bowls, Republic period, 20th Century. Estimate: 1,000.00 - 1,500.00. Price Realized: 21,850.00. Photo Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates. MT. CRAWFORD, VA.- In a sign of continued growth, Jeffrey S. Evans and his staff decided at the beginning of the year to add two Fine and Decorative Arts auctions to their 2015 schedule. This change will allow the firm to place their consignments of European and Asian material, along with late... [Lire la suite]
18 avril 2015

A famille rose ‘Baragon Tumed’ cup, Daoguang period (1821-1850), ‘Baragon Tumed’ mark in mongolian script in iron red

A famille rose ‘Baragon Tumed’ cup, Daoguang period (1821-1850), ‘Baragon Tumed’ mark in mongolian script in iron red. Estimate HK$40,000-60,000 (US$5,200-7,700). Unsold. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The cup is enamelled on the exterior with the Buddhist emblems of the ‘Seven Regal Treasures’, including the Wheel of the Law, elephant, horse, jewel, the Queen, the Minister and the General, within leaf-shaped panels, supported on lotus blossoms above stylised waves and rocks and below... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2015

A famille rose ‘Quails and Chrysanthemum’ dish, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period

A famille rose ‘Quails and Chrysanthemum’ dish, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate HK$60,000 - HK$80,000 ($7,777 - $10,369). Price Realized HK$112,500 ($14,581). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The interior is delicately painted with a pair of quails standing on a pierced rock amid stalks of chrysanthemum. 6 1/4 in. (16 cm.) diam.  Christie's. THE PAVILION SALE - CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 6 April 2015, 22nd Floor