12 octobre 2021

A famille rose yellow-ground sgraffiato 'medallion' bowl, Xianfeng six-character seal mark in iron-red and of the period

Lot 820. A famille rose yellow-ground sgraffiato 'medallion' bowl, Xianfeng six-character seal mark in iron-red and of the period (1851-1861); 6 ¼ in. (15.9 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 93,750. © Christie's 2021 The bowl is decorated on the exterior with two descending phoenixes between green and iron-red five-clawed dragons pursuing flaming pearls amidst flower sprigs, below a band of Buddhist emblems alternating with ruyi heads joined by a... [Lire la suite]

11 octobre 2021

A pink-ground famille-rose sgraffiato 'medallion' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850)

Lot 793. A famille rose pink-ground sgraffiato 'medallion' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850); 5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 93,750. © Christie's 2021 The bowl is decorated on the exterior with four roundels, each containing a different cluster of flowering branches, and flanked by stylized floral sprays reserved on a bright pink sgraffiato ground. The interior is decorated in underglaze blue with four floral... [Lire la suite]
11 octobre 2021

A famille rose 'soldier vase' and cover, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 789. A famille-rose 'soldier vase' and cover, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 53 ¼ in. (135.3 cm.) high, wood stand. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 75,000. © Christie's 2021 The baluster vase is decorated with three leaf-shaped panels, one panel enclosing a phoenix with peony blossoms, another panel enclosing a pair of pheasants with flower blossoms, and the third panel enclosing a pair of peacocks with prunus blossoms, below the waisted neck decorated with... [Lire la suite]
04 avril 2021

Rare modèle d’assiette circulaire, Chine, Époque Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 558. Rare modèle d’assiette circulaire, Chine, Époque Yongzheng (1723-1735). Porcelaine émaillée de type Famille rose. D. 21,4 cm. Est: €3,000 - €5,000. Sold: €6,600. Courtesy Cornette de Saint Cyr. Le centre est orné d'une femme assise entourée de trois enfants dont un dans ses bras tenant un ruyi. Autour sont disposés des vases et autres objets mobiliers. L'aile agrémentée de trois cartouches émaillés de végétaux et de motifs géométriques sur fonds roses et bleus. Le revers émaillé rubis... [Lire la suite]
04 avril 2021

Rare modèle d’assiette circulaire, Chine, Époque Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 561. Rare modèle d’assiette circulaire, Chine, Époque Yongzheng (1723-1735). Porcelaine émaillée de type Famille rose. D. 20,5 cm. Est: €3,000 - €5,000. Sold: €13,000. Courtesy Cornette de Saint Cyr. Le centre est orné d'une femme assise entourée de deux enfants dont un tenant un ruyi. Autour sont disposés des vases et autres objets mobiliers. L'aile agrémentée de trois cartouches émaillés de végétaux et de motifs géométriques sur fonds roses et bleus. Le revers émaillé rubis (rubyback). ... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2021

A magnificent famille rose charger, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 858. A magnificent famille rose charger, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within double circles and of the period (1723-1735); 20 in. (50.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 437,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2021 The dish is finely enamelled with two large peony blossoms, painted in shades of yellow and pink enamel, borne on blue and green enamelled branches, beside two tall, curved branches bearing buds and... [Lire la suite]

23 février 2021

A rare and finely decorated famille rose 'landscape' vase, Jiaqing six-character seal mark in iron red and of period

Lot 723. A rare and finely decorated famille rose 'landscape' vase, Jiaqing six-character seal mark in iron red and of period (1796-1820); 8 ¼ in. (21 cm.) high. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. © Christie's 2021 The ovoid body is decorated with two dragons amidst clouds and flames in pursuit of flaming pearls, between a band of petal lappets below and a ruyi border above, all below the bajixiang, Eight Buddhist Emblems, on the shoulder. The cover is decorated with a dragon roundel... [Lire la suite]
24 janvier 2021

A famille rose bottle vase, Republic period (1912-1949)

Lot 106. A famille rose bottle vase, Republic period (1912-1949); 13 3⁄4 in. (34.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price Realised USD 3,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2021. The vase with a gobular body and a tall neck is decorated with immortals riding carp and a dragon amidst waves. The base has an apocryphal Qianlong mark. Provenance: The Lenora and Walter F. Brown Collection, San Antonio, Texas. Christie's. Art of China. Including Property from the Irving... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2021

A Pair of Famille Rose Roosters, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 71. A Pair of Famille Rose Roosters, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 14 1⁄2 in. (36.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price Realised USD 52,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2021. Each colorful bird modeled standing on a pierced rockwork base, its head turned to the side. Literature: W.R. Sargent, Chinese Porcelain in the Conde Collection, Madrid, 2014, p. 83. Note: An auspicious bird in China, associated with good luck as well as faithfulness and... [Lire la suite]
22 décembre 2020

A pair of sand-yellow-ground famille rose dishes, Daoguang six-character seal marks in iron red and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 34. A pair of sand-yellow-ground famille rose dishes, Daoguang six-character seal marks in iron red and of the period (1821-1850). Diamètre: 18,8 cm. (7 3/8 in.). Estimate EUR 4,000 - EUR 6,000. Price realised EUR 5,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. Reposant sur un petit pied, l'intérieur est finement peint de fleurs d'orchidée, la partie supérieure rehaussée d'une inscription poétique. Le revers est orné de quatre chauves-souris en rouge de fer et une marque en cachet de l'empereur... [Lire la suite]