01 juin 2020

A famille rose 'flowers of the four seasons' floriform bowl, Jiaqing six-character seal mark in iron red and of the period

Lot 3169. A famille rose 'flowers of the four seasons' floriform bowl, Jiaqing six-character seal mark in iron red and of the period (1796-1820); 7 in. (17.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 5,000. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2015 The bowl is finely enameled on the exterior with an upper register of sixteen wavy petals, corresponding to the lobed and gilded mouth rim, each enclosing a flowering branch including hibiscus, lotus, camellia, prunus, chrysanthemum, and... [Lire la suite]

01 juin 2020

A rare pair of famille rose Mille Fleurs cups, Jiaqing six-character seal marks in iron red and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 3138. A rare pair of famille rose Mille Fleurs cups, Jiaqing six-character seal marks in iron red and of the period (1796-1820); 3 ¼ in. (8.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price Realized USD 47,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each cup is finely potted with deep sides, and decorated on the exterior with a dense allover pattern of various flowers below the gilded mouth rim. Note: The lovely mille fleurs, or wanhuajin (myriad flower brocade), design... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2020

A turquoise-ground famille rose 'floral spray' vase, 19th century

Lot 3137. A turquoise-ground famille rose 'floral spray' vase, 19th century; 16 7/8 in. (42.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price Realized USD 27,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vase is delicately enameled with a myriad of floral sprays including peony, magnolia, morning glory, daylily, hibiscus, chrysanthemum, lotus, camellia and hydrangea, all on a pale turquoise ground, within borders of trefoil, ruyi-heads and upright petals. An apocryphal... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2020

A large famille rose 'Hundred bats' dish, Guangxu six-character mark in iron red and of the period (1875-1908)

Lot 3136. A large famille rose 'Hundred bats' dish, Guangxu six-character mark in iron red and of the period (1875-1908); 13 ½ in. (34.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000. Price Realized USD 18,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 With shallow rounded sides, the interior is decorated overall with a lively multitude of iron-red bats in flight amidst scattered trefoil clouds in green, blue, pink and pale yellow, all within a narrow gilt and iron-red band below the rim. The... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2020

An unusual famille rose baluster vase, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 3132. An unusual famille rose baluster vase, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 17 1/8 in. (43.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price Realized USD 11,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vase is finely painted with figures on horseback accompanied by ladies dressed in elaborate colorful robes seated in a carriage, in a rocky mountain setting. Property from the Collection of Sarah Jamison Messmore. Provenance: Justice Ralph M. Holman (1914-2013)... [Lire la suite]
06 mai 2020

A pair of famille rose ‘lotus and shou’ cups, Tongzhi six-character marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1862-1874)

Lot 12. A pair of famille rose ‘lotus and shou’ cups, Tongzhi six-character marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1862-1874); 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm.) diam. Estimate: HKD 80,000 - HKD 100,000 (EUR 8,184 - EUR 10,230). Price Realised: HKD 106,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. Christie's. Pavilion Online: Chinese Art. Online, 21 - 28 April 2020

04 mai 2020

A rare large famille rose Canton enamel 'dragon' basin, Mid Qing Dynasty

Lot 209. A rare large famille rose Canton enamel 'dragon' basin, Mid Qing Dynasty; 30.6cm diam. Estimate HK$ 120,000 - 150,000. Sold for HK$ 150,000 (€ 17,793). Photo: Bonhams. The basin with rounded sides and a lobed mouth rim, colourfully decorated on the interior with a large front-facing dragon amidst flames, surrounded by a band of further dragons, each detailed with long sinuous scaly bodies amidst flames, the exterior with three stylized chilong in blue, all on a white ground.  ... [Lire la suite]
17 avril 2020

A rare pair of imperial famille rose inscribed covered bowls, Jiaqing Dingsi cyclical date, 1797 and of the period

Lot 4001. A rare pair of imperial famille rose inscribed covered bowls, Jiaqing Dingsi cyclical date, corresponding to 1797 and of the period; 4 7/16 in. (11.2 cm.) diam. Estimate 5,000,000 - HKD 8,000,000. Price realised HKD 4,820,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012.   Each bowl is finely potted with everted sides. The exterior is enamelled in black with a poem written in standard script, followed by mid-Spring of the cyclical Dingsi date and two... [Lire la suite]
17 avril 2020

A rare imperial famille rose moulded and inscribed baluster vase, Jiaqing iron-red six-character seal mark and of the period

Lot 3999. A rare imperial famille rose moulded and inscribed baluster vase, Jiaqing iron-red six-character seal mark and of the period (1796-1820); 14 1/2 in. (36.8 cm.) high. Estimate 3,000,000 - HKD 5,000,000. Price realised HKD 8,420,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012.   The baluster body of the vase is moulded with four raised and gilt-edged cartouches. Two panels are inscribed in clerical script, lishu, and are divided by two further pictorial panels: one of... [Lire la suite]
14 avril 2020

A pair of famille rose 'European subject' punch bowls, Danning Tang Cang marks, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 154. A pair of famille rose 'European subject' punch bowls, Danning Tang Cang marks, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Each 23.1cm (9 1/8in) diam. Estimate £ 5,000-8,000. Sold for £ 11,250 (€ 12,847). Courtesy Bonhams. Each decorated in 'Mandarin palette' with panels depicting European figures engaging in leisurely activities amid rustic settings, reserved on a gilt scroll ground, the interior with elaborate rococo bands, all supported on a short tapering foot, wood stands.  Provenance:... [Lire la suite]