17 avril 2018

A fine pair of famille rose 'Daoist Immortals' bowls and covers, Jiaqing-Daoguang period (1796-1850) 

Lot 2299. A fine pair of famille rose 'Daoist Immortals' bowls and covers, Jiaqing-Daoguang period (1796-1850); 4 3/8 in. (11.2 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000. Price realised HKD 300,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The bowls are of ogee-form with fluted mouth rims. Each bowl is finely enamelled on the exterior to depict a gathering of the Daoist immortals Lan Caihe, Li Tieguai, Han Zhongli, Zhang Guolao and He Xiangu, all seated at leisure in a landscape scene. The... [Lire la suite]

16 avril 2018

A fine famille rose 'Bird and Flower' baluster vase, Daoguang period (1821-1850), four-character shendetang zhi mark in iron-red

Lot 2371. A fine famille rose 'Bird and Flower' baluster vase, Daoguang period (1821-1850), four-character shendetang zhi mark in iron-red; 12 in. (30.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 1,000,000 - HKD 1,500,000. Price realised HKD 3,380,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2012  The vase is finely enamelled on the exterior with two swallows in flight above a flowering apricot tree beside ornamental rocks on a verdant ground. The body is further detailed with... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2018

A rare famille rose inscribed scroll-form wall vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 2370. A rare famille rose inscribed scroll-form wall vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000. Price realised HKD 740,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2012  The vase is finely potted in the form of a book scroll. One end of the scroll has an opening to the vase and is enamelled with a pink diamond diaper ground. The other end of the scroll is decorated with branches bearing magnolia and inscribed with a two-line poem written in... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2018

A famille rose 'Pomegranate' bowl , Daoguang six-character seal mark and of the period (1821-1850) 

Lot 2367. A famille rose 'Pomegranate' bowl , Daoguang six-character seal mark and of the period (1821-1850); 4 7/16 in. (11.2 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000. Price realised HKD 275,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2012  The bowl is finely enamelled with a coiling vine intertwined with bamboo, heavily laden with ripe pomegranates growing amidst yellow blossoms and large leaves painted in two shades of green. The design starts at the foot and continues over the... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2018

A fine small famille rose lobed jar and cover, Jiaqing iron-red six-character seal mark and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 2203. A fine small famille rose lobed jar and cover, Jiaqing iron-red six-character seal mark and of the period (1796-1820); 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 700,000 - HKD 1,000,000. Price realised HKD 1,940,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2012 The tapering body is moulded with six lobes and painted with a scene of a soldier and eight boys at play in a garden setting, between blue ruyi bands bordering the lotus scroll-decorated pale lime-green bands on... [Lire la suite]
11 avril 2018

Vase en porcelaine de la famille rose, Chine, dynastie Qing, marque et époque Jiaqing (1796-1820)

Lot 181. Vase en porcelaine de la famille rose, Chine, dynastie Qing, marque et époque Jiaqing (1796-1820); 33 cm, 13 in. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 €. Lot sold 360,750 €. Courtesy Sotheby's 2011.  la panse globulaire sous un long col évasé flanqué de deux anses ajourées en forme de chauves-souris, émaillé à l'imitation des cloisonnés de fleurs de lotus encadrées de dragons et phénix dans des rinceaux stylisés sur fond turquoise, l'épaulement agrémenté de palmes et frise de... [Lire la suite]

11 avril 2018

Rare grand vase bouteille en porcelaine de la famille rose, Chine, Dynastie Qing, XVIIIE siècle

Lot 86. Rare grand vase bouteille en porcelaine de la famille rose, Chine, Dynastie Qing, XVIIIE siècle; 70 cm, 27 5/8 in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 €. Lot sold 780,750 €. Courtesy Sotheby's 2011. la panse piriforme surmontée d'un long col tubulaire reposant sur un pied droit, le pourtour décoré des dix-huit lohans dont Subindha au-dessus de flots tumultueux tenant un rouleau à la main, Pindola monté sur un tigre féroce son anneau magique à la main, Vijraputra jouant avec son... [Lire la suite]
24 mars 2018

A rare pair of small famille rose table screens, Republic period (1911-1949)

Lot 621. A rare pair of small famille rose table screens, Republic period (1911-1949); 5 5/8 in. (14.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 15,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Each table screen is made in imitation of a circular plaque raised on a gilt-decorated red lacquer stand. Each ‘plaque’ is decorated primarily ingrisaille with an idyllic ‘winter’ landscape below a four-character inscription that refers to the scene. The reverse is finely enameled on one... [Lire la suite]
24 mars 2018

A small famille rose hu-form vase, Republic period

Lot 622. A small famille rose hu-form vase, Republic period (1911-1949); 6 ¾ in. (16.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 21,250 © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The vase is finely decorated on one side with narcissus and lingzhigrowing around blue rocks and on the reverse with branches of pink and white crabapple, the branch of pink blossoms entwined with a convolvulous vine, and the neck is flanked by a pair of gilt-decorated iron-red handles formed... [Lire la suite]
24 mars 2018

A slender famille rose vase, signed Pan Taoyu (circa 1887-1926), dated xinyou year, corresponding to 1921

Lot 619. A slender famille rose vase, signed Pan Taoyu (circa 1887-1926), dated xinyou year, corresponding to 1921; 12 3/8 in. (31.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 21,250 © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The slender, high-shouldered vase is finely painted primarily in grisaille on one side with an early spring scene of two scholars riding donkeys followed by a servant as they travel through an early spring landscape of towering trees, all still bare... [Lire la suite]