14 novembre 2017

A famille rose two-handled 'birds and flowers' vase, 19th century, four-character Shende Tang Zhi mark in iron-red

Lot 280. A famille rose two-handled 'birds and flowers' vase, 19th century, four-character Shende Tang Zhi mark in iron-red. 21 in. (53.3 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000. Price realised GBP 20,000. © Christies Images Ltd 2017 The vase is decorated to one side of the body with two magpies perched upon prunus branches, surrounded by large peonies growing from rocks, and to the other side with chrysanthemum and lotus blooms and a small insect in flight above. The neck is... [Lire la suite]

14 novembre 2017

A pair of famille rose 'butterfly' bottle vases, Guangxu six-character marks in iron-red and of the period (1875-1908)

Lot 286. A pair of famille rose 'butterfly' bottle vases, Guangxu six-character marks in iron-red and of the period (1875-1908). 15 in. (38.2 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000. Price realised GBP 27,500. © Christies Images Ltd 2017 Each vase is decorated with a multitude of butterflies separated by a gilt-bordered band of lotus sprays and gilt shou characters on the shoulder.  Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, 7 November 2017, London
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08 novembre 2017

A rare famille rose 'Peony' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

Lot 275. A rare famille rose 'Peony' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735). 8 ¼ in. (20.8 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 80,000 - GBP 120,000. Price realised GBP 200,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. The dish is delicately decorated with a design of several intertwining blossoming branches of peony, magnolia and crabapple, beginning on the reverse and spilling over into the interior, with two butterflies fluttering above a large vibrant... [Lire la suite]
06 novembre 2017

A famille rose 'scholar and fisherman' semi-eggshell dish, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 134. A famille rose 'scholar and fisherman' semi-eggshell dish, Yongzheng period (1723-1735). 16cm (6 1/4in) diam. (3). Estimate GBP  1,500 - 2,000. Sold for £93,750 (€106,064). Photo: Bonhams. The dish finely enamelled with a scene of a Confucian scholar visiting a fisherman on a riverbank; another semi-eggshell bowl with a scholar visiting an archer shooting at the sun; together with a Mandarin pattern dish. The Property of a Gentleman. Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 6 Nov 2017, 10:30... [Lire la suite]
18 octobre 2017

One of Europe's biggest Asian art auctions to take place in Belgium

  On October 28 and 29, Belgian auction house Rob Michiels will present a large sale of Asian art from several private collections from around the world. With 1300 lots offered, it is one of the biggest Asian art sales Europe has seen this year. The auction will take place just before Asian Arts Week kicks off in London. The catalog contains several private collections from around the world showcasing a diverse range of pieces including: porcelain, paintings, sculptures, jade, ivory and other objets d'art from China and... [Lire la suite]
16 octobre 2017

A famille rose 'butterfly' bottle vase, Guangxu six-character mark in iron red and of the period (1875-1908)

Lot 143. A famille rose 'butterfly' bottle vase, Guangxu six-character mark in iron red and of the period (1875-1908), 16 in. (40.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000. Price realised HKD 100,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  Provenance: A private collection, Kyoto, acquired in the 1920s. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 2 October 2017, Alexandra House, Hong Kong 

16 octobre 2017

A famille rose ‘scholar’ vase, Republic period, dated jiashu year corresponding to 1934

Lot 126. A famille rose ‘scholar’ vase, Republic period, dated jiashu year corresponding to 1934, 9. 15/16 in. (25.2 cm.) high, box. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000. Price realised HKD 275,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 2 October 2017, Alexandra House, Hong Kong
16 octobre 2017

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

Lot 121. A famille rose 'Bajixiang' dish, Guangxu six-character mark in iron red and of the period (1875-1908), 13 1/2 in. (34 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 100,000. Price realised HKD 100,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 2 October 2017, Alexandra House, Hong Kong
29 septembre 2017

Berlin State Museums opens "Exchanging Gazes: Between China and Europe 1669-1907"

Deep bowl with pheasants, peonies, quails, and millet, China, Qing Dynasty, Yongzheng Period (1723–30), 1723–25, porcelain with famille rose enamel © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum für Asiatische Kunst / Photo: Jörg von Bruchhausen. BERLIN.- China and Europe are linked by a long tradition of reciprocal cultural exchange. These transactions were particularly intensive during the Qing dynasty (1644–1911), which is regarded as one of the key phases of Chinese cultural and political history. Exquisite gifts were... [Lire la suite]
25 septembre 2017

A large famille rose jardinière, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 8. A large famille rose jardinière, Qianlong period (1736-1795), 4 in. (61 cm.) wide. Estimate: USD 2,000 - 4,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The exterior decorated with peony trees amongst flowers, between floral diaper bands. The sides applied with lion-mask handles and the interior decorated with floral blooms. Provenance: Acquired in the 1990s from Christie's London, then within the family of the decent. Christie's. The Art of China: Online Autumn Sale