28 août 2017

An exceptional rare and large famille rose vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in iron red and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 748. An exceptional rare and large famille rose vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in iron red and of the period (1736-1795), 27 ¾ in. (70.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 300,000 - USD 500,000. Price realised USD 372,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The vase is decorated on the body with two large recessed panels, one containing a scene from the 14th century novel The Romance of the Three Kingdoms (Sanguo Yanyi) with Liu Bei and other officials and attendants approaching a boy... [Lire la suite]

17 juillet 2017

A superb pair of famille rose vases, Jiaqing iron-red six-character seal marks and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 238. A superb pair of famille rose vases, Jiaqing iron-red six-character seal marks and of the period (1796-1820), 12¾ in. (32.4 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 200,000 - GBP 300,000. Price realised GBP 289,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Of bottle form with stylised dragon handles to the cylindrical necks, supported on a short foot, delicately decorated around the body with large peony flowers and leafy stems issuing from rockwork, all between bands of lappets and ruyi, the interiors and bases... [Lire la suite]
27 décembre 2015

Chinese Vase Soars Ten Times Above Estimate in UK Auction

A Chinese famille rose vase, Qianlong mark and of the period (1736-1795), sold for 300,000 pounds. Photo: HANSONS AUCTIONEERS and VALUERS LTD An exquisite Chinese famille rose vase valued at £30,000-£50,000, smashed auction house records when it sold for a staggering £300,000! The vase has beaten the record for the highest selling lot ever to be sold at the December Fine Arts Derbyshire Showroom, Much interest in the Chinese masterpiece was shown before the sale, with many phone lines being booked up well in advance. The... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2015

A famille rose vase, Shen de tang zhi mark, Daoguang period (1821-1850)

A famille rose vase, Shen de tang zhi mark, Daoguang period (1821-1850). Sold for £8,125 (€11,501). Photo: Bonhams. Brightly decorated on the body in vibrant pink, green, blue, yellow, purple and grey enamels with a continuous scene of five boys playing in a garden, one lighting firecrackers whilst two boys cover their ears with their hands, and two other boys conversing animatedly under a delicately blossoming tree, all between ruyi-head borders at the foot and shoulder, beneath blooming lotus scrolls on a bright pink... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2015

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

A famille rose vase, Jiaqing six-character seal mark and of the period (1796-1820). Estimate €65.000 - €75.000. Photo courtesy Lempertz 1845 A famille rose vase of globular shape with long neck, decorated with lotus blossoms, stylised shou-character and bats, all reserved on a pink ground, the interior and underside glazed turquoise. Height 20.5 cm  Provenance:  European private collection  Literature: For a Jiaqing mark and period vase with a lime-green ground with related... [Lire la suite]