14 mai 2017

A pair of famille rose 'Eight Immortals' wine cups, Iron-red Daoguang seal marks and of the period (1821-1850)

    Lot 215. A pair of famille rose 'Eight Immortals' wine cups, Iron-red Daoguang seal marks and of the period (1821-1850). Estimate £3,000 - 5,000. Sold for £3,750 (€4,433). Photo: Bonhams. Of octagonal form with each side depicting one of the Eight Daoist Immortals and their attributes, all above a band of crashing waves, the rims gilt. Each 6.3cm (2 1/2in) diam. (2).   Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART, 11 May 2017, 11:00 BST, LONDON, NEW BOND STREET

10 mai 2017

A large pair of famille rose 'wu shuang pu' baluster vases, 19th century

Lot 131. A large pair of famille rose 'wu shuang pu' baluster vases, 19th century, 51 in. (129.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 40,000 - GBP 60,000 (USD 51,800 - USD 77,700). Price realised GBP 75,000 (USD 97,050). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  Each vase is decorated with two turquoise-ground gilt-decorated archaistic dragon handles. The bodies are decorated in mirror image with scattered characters from the Wu Shuang Pu, the "Table of Peerless Heroes". Each... [Lire la suite]
07 mai 2017

A famille rose 'bats and peaches' vase, 19th century, Shende tang zhi hall mark in iron red

 Lot 94. A famille rose 'bats and peaches' vase, 19th century, Shende Tang zhi hall mark in iron red. Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 25,000 (USD 25,840 - USD 32,300) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The vase is decorated with a tree bearing nine peaches rising from a sea of frothing waves behind pierced rocks growing moss and lingzhi fungus, all below two iron-red bats in flight. 12 3/8 in. (31.5 cm.) high Provenance: Predominantly acquired in Amsterdam in the 1980s and 1990s Note: A vase... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2017

A magnificent pair of famille rose 'butterfly' double-gourd vases, Qianlong six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of t

         Lot 99. A magnificent pair of famille rose 'butterfly' double-gourd vases, Qianlong six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795), 9 in. (23 cm.) high. Estimate On Request. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017.   Each vase is elaborately decorated to the bulbous lower section with butterflies of various sizes and colours flying amidst leafy floral sprays including peony, chrysanthemum, morning glory, rose and aster, above a... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2017

A pair of famille rose caparisoned elephants, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 95. A pair of famille rose caparisoned elephants, Qianlong period (1736-1795), 10 ¾ in. (27.3 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 50,000 - GBP 80,000 (USD 64,300 - USD 102,880) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017.  Each elephant is modelled standing foursquare with its head turned to one side, with bluish-ivory coloured tusks and the hide naturalistically marked in grey. Each wears colourful and gilt trappings, the saddlecloth is decorated with foaming waves below tasselled chimes, and each saddle bears a... [Lire la suite]
17 avril 2017

A famille rose ‘Lady’ dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within double circles and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 156. A famille rose ‘Lady’ dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within double circles and of the period (1723-1735), 6 1/2 in. (16.6 cm.) diam., box. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 250,000 (USD 19,390 - USD 32,317). Price realised HKD 400,000 (USD 51,702) © Christie's Imags Ltd 2017. The dish is painted with a lady leaning on the back of a chair as she bends to pick up her fan, before an altar table with marble top supporting books and various precious objects. ... [Lire la suite]

17 avril 2017

A famille rose 'abstinence' plaque, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 154. A famille rose 'abstinence' plaque, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century, 2 1/2 in. (6.5 cm.) long, box. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 260,000 (USD 19,390 - USD 33,609). Price realised HKD 187,500 (USD 24,235) © Christie's Imags Ltd 2017. Of flattened double-gourd form, the plaque is inscribed on one side with two oval cartouches with the characters zhaijie(abstinence), all within a gilt raised border and an outer field of lotus scroll on a pink ground. The reverse is similarly decorated... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2017

A famille rose 'Longevity' bowl, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 3702. A famille rose 'Longevity' bowl, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850), 17 cm, 6 3/4  in. Estimate 120,000 — 180,000 HKD. Lot sold 150,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's.   well potted with deep rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot, the exterior delicately painted with a continuous scene depicting an immortal holding a knotted wood staff, looking back towards another immortal with a fan, accompanied by two acolytes, one embracing a crane and the other carrying a vase... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2017

A famille rose 'Balsam pear' teabowl, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

  Lot 3699. A famille rose 'Balsam pear' teabowl, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850), 11.2 cm, 4 3/8  in. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot sold 187,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's.   with deep rounded sides rising from a short foot to an everted rim, the exterior enamelled in pastel tones with a butterfly depicted fluttering near a branch of blossoming and fruiting balsam pears and leafy bamboo shoots, a bamboo shoot and a curling balsam pear stem rendered extending... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2017

A pair of famille rose dishes, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 713. A pair of famille rose dishes, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot sold 12,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. each with shallow rounded sides, the exterior decorated with a colorful leafy lotus scroll interspersed with iron-red roundels enclosing the characters wan shou wu jiang, the interior painted with five iron-red bats (wufu) encircling a shou character, the base with an apocryphal Jiaqing seal mark in iron-red (2). Diameter 6 1/2  in., 16.5... [Lire la suite]
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