21 mai 2016

A very rare famille rose 'Dutch Toper' spirit barrel, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 299. A very rare famille rose 'Dutch Toper' spirit barrel, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Sold for £25,000 (€32,464). Photo: Bonhams. Finely modelled as a seated Bacchanalian drinker, with cheerful expression between curly locks beneath a tricorn hat with lid, his hands holding his round belly as he merrily chuckles, the jacket with gold buttons and trousers finely decorated with distinctively Chinese designs of bamboo, butterflies and prunus, his seat decorated with auspicious bats among ruyi-head clouds, a round... [Lire la suite]

19 mai 2016

A famille rose 'hundred bats' vase, Iron-red Guangxu six-character mark and of the period (1875-1908)

Lot 83. A famille rose 'hundred bats' vase, Iron-red Guangxu six-character mark and of the period (1875-1908). Sold for £7,500 (€9,679). Photo: Bonhams.  The compressed globular body rising to a straight cylindrical neck, brightly enamelled with iron-red bats and billowing multi-coloured ruyi clouds, all below a ruyi head border at the rim and above borders of lappets, the rim and foot gilded. 32cm (12 1/2in) high Provenance: Meijer A.Homeijer, Amsterdam (labels)  Note: Compare with a vase of... [Lire la suite]
19 mai 2016

A large famille rose 'Romance of the Three Kingdoms' fish bowl, 19th century

Lot 81. A large famille rose 'Romance of the Three Kingdoms' fish bowl, 19th century. Sold for £3,750 (€4,839). Photo: Bonhams. Of globular form, finely enamelled with a continuous garden scene drawn from the 'Romance of the Three Kingdoms' depicting a group of dignitaries sitting beside a table laid with antiquities and landscape screens watching a performance of martial arts, below bands of cracked ice, diaper, whorls and butterflies to the shoulder, waisted neck and mouth rim. 35.5cm (14in) high Provenance: a... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2016

A famille rose 'butterfly and gourds' bowl and cover, Jiaqing six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period

     Lot 146. A famille rose 'butterfly and gourds' bowl and cover, Jiaqing six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1796-1820). Estimate £2,000 - £3,000 ($2,600-3,800). Price Realised £1,875 ($2,708). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The bowl and cover are each finely decorated with butterflies amongst trailing vine bearing numerous gourds. 8 ¾ in. (22.4 cm.) diam. Provenance: Old Swedish Collection.R.T.Collection. Note: Bottle gourds on vine as... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2016

A famille rose bowl, Jiaqing gilt six-character seal mark and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 145. A famille rose bowl, Jiaqing gilt six-character seal mark and of the period (1796-1820). Estimate £2,000 - £3,000 ($2,600-3,800). Unsold. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The foliate rim bowl is decorated with a lady in a wheel-cart surrounded by numerous male and female fgures and a horse in a garden landscape. The interior and base are covered in a turquoise glaze. 7,1/8 in. (18.2 cm.) diam.   Christie's. CHINESE CERAMICS, WORKS OF ART AND TEXTILES PART I, 11 May... [Lire la suite]
12 mai 2016

A famille rose 'floral' saucer dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in a double circle and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 141. A famille rose 'floral' saucer dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in a double circle and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate £2,500-4,000 ($3,605 - $5,768). Lot sold £4,375 ($6,318). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 It is decorated with a daylily and aster with a butterfly hovering above. There is a seal reading zhuju which may be translated as "bamboo dwelling" and an artemisia leaf, both in iron-red. 6 in. (15.2 cm.) diam. Provenance: The Private Collection of a European Lady. ... [Lire la suite]
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11 mai 2016

A  famille rose 'phoenix tail' vase, 18th century

Lot 122. A  famille rose 'phoenix tail' vase, 18th century. Estimate £1,500 - £2,500 ($2,157 - $3,595). Price Realized £10,625 ($15,321). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The vase is decorated in brightly coloured enamels with scholarly figures gathered beneath a pine tree, below a band of shaped landscape panels reserved on a floral ground. 17 in. (43 cm.) high Provenance: Property from the Lever Collection, acquired prior to 2000. Christie's. CHINESE CERAMICS, WORKS OF ART AND... [Lire la suite]
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07 mai 2016

An impressive famille rose 'manchu hunting party' punch bowl, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 375. An impressive famille rose 'manchu hunting party' punch bowl, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Estimate £5,000 - 7,000 (€6,300 - 8,900). Photo Bonhams. The deep bowl enamelled to the exterior with a group of Manchu hunters astride horses, with two men levelling muskets at game birds, two bowmen shooting a deer, the interior with floral sprays and a foliate band to the rim. 40.5cm (16in) diam. Bonhams. AUCTION 23541: ASIAN ART, 10:30 BST - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
05 mai 2016

A moulded famille rose 'dragon and phoenix' bowl and cover, Qianlong-Jiaqing period (1736-1820)

Lot 75. A moulded famille rose 'dragon and phoenix' bowl and cover, Qianlong-Jiaqing period (1736-1820). Estimate £10,000 – £15,000 ($14,560 - $21,840). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The exterior of the bowl is elaborately moulded with a colourful phoenix and a gilt-decorated dragon, set against a background of crashing waves. The cover is moulded with the same design. The interior of the bowl and cover are decorated with a turquoise enamel.The bowl 4 ½ in. (11.5 cm.) diam.  Christie's. INSPIRED THEMES: A... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2016

Pair of plates 'female figure with children', Yongzheng period

Lot 82. Pair of plates 'female figure with children', Yongzheng period. Estimate : 1,050 ~ 1,400 €. Photo Marques Dos Santos.  Famille Rose enamels and gold representing female figure with children paying, and animals, border richly decorated. Craquelure, minor nicks to border. Dim.: 22,8cm.  MARQUES DOS SANTOS, PORTO. Antiquités Chinoises & Mobilier, le 30 Avril 2016 à 15h30