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
04 avril 2016

A famille rose 'butterfly' bottle vase, Xuantong six-character mark in iron red and of the period (1908-1911)

Lot 134. A famille rose 'butterfly' bottle vase, Xuantong six-character mark in iron red and of the period (1908-1911). Estimate HK$60,000 – HK$80,000 ($7,771 - $10,362). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The vase is finely enameled with a multitude of butterflies within decorative borders and with a band of lotus and Shou characters on the shoulder. 15 1/4 in. (38.8 cm.) high Provenance: Sold at Sotheby's New York, 14 September 2011, lot 416 Christie's. THE PAVILION SALE -... [Lire la suite]
01 mars 2016

A famille rose enameled porcelain snuff bottle, 1912-1949

Lot 6010. A famille rose enameled porcelain snuff bottle, 1912-1949. Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€2,800 - 4,600). Photo: Bonhams. The flattened shield-shaped bottle rising to a waisted neck, its wide everted lip and spreading oval foot ring with a gilt finish, each of the main sides decorated with a raised panel delicately painted in gilt and enamels with flowers and butterflies, against a ground filled with repeating patterns in iron-red, the high shoulders molded with two faux animal head-and-ring handles, the... [Lire la suite]