27 décembre 2018

A pair of famille-rose jardinières and stands, 20th century

Lot 1464. A pair of famille-rose jardinières and stands, 20th century. Height of jardinière 4 3/8  in., 11.1 cm. Estimate $3,000 - $5,000. Sold: $25,000. © Sotheby's each jardinière of tapering cylindrical form rising from three ruyi-form feet to a barbed everted rim, painted on the exterior with rocks, flowers, and lingzhi, the rim with four floral scrolls, the stands repeating the form and motifs, each jardinière and stand with an iron-red apocryphal four-character Hongxian... [Lire la suite]

27 décembre 2018

A famille-rose 'Three Goats' vase, Republic period (1911-1949)

Lot 1480. A famille-rose 'Three Goats' vase, Republic period (1911-1949). Height 13 3/8  in., 34 cm. Estimate $15,000 - $20,000. Sold: $30,000. © Sotheby's of baluster form with a globular body rising to a tall waisted neck flanked by a pair of elephant-head handles, the body painted in pastel tones with three goats amid peonies, camellias, and trees, set between two bands of ruyi lappets, the neck ornamented with a pair of pink bats clasping peaches above formal lotus flowerheads... [Lire la suite]
27 décembre 2018

A famille-rose 'Pheasant and Peony' reticulated dish, Qing dynasty

Lot 1478. A famille-rose 'Pheasant and Peony' reticulated dish, Qing dynasty. Diameter 11 1/4  in., 28.7 cm. Estimate $3,000 - $5,000. Sold: $125,000. © Sotheby's brightly enameled to the interior with a male pheasant standing on top of pierced rockwork, gazing towards its mate perching under a magnolia tree, all surrounded by leafy branches of lush peony, the rounded cavetto delicately pierced with foliate scrollwork enclosing  the 'Eight Auspicious Emblems'  below... [Lire la suite]
27 décembre 2018

A pair of famille-rose 'Pomegranates' vases (Tianqiuping), Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 1470. A pair of famille-rose 'Pomegranates' vases (Tianqiuping), Qing dynasty, 19th century. Height 22 in., 55.9 cm. Estimate $10,000 - $15,000. Sold: $68,750. © Sotheby's each swelling globular body rising to a tall cylindrical neck, finely enameled with blossoming pomegranate tree branches sprawling across the body and neck laden with ripe fruit, the textures and colors of the gnarled bark and many-seeded orbs sensitively rendered, lingzhi and a cluster of pale purple flowers... [Lire la suite]
27 décembre 2018

A large famille-rose 'Immortals' vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 1459. A large famille-rose 'Immortals' vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Height 21 1/2  in., 54.6 cm. Estimate $6,000 - $8,000. Sold: $27,500. © Sotheby's the globular body raised on a low foot and rising to a cylindrical neck and slightly flaring mouth, painted in bright enamels with Fu, Lu, Shou, Kui Xing, and the He He twins all amidst scrolled ruyiclouds and a heavenly hall, above the eight Daoist immortals riding animals, marine life above cresting waves, joined by a maiden and... [Lire la suite]
27 décembre 2018

A large famille-rose 'Peaches' vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 1458. A large famille-rose 'Peaches' vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Height 21 1/2  in., 54.6 cm. Estimate $6,000 - $8,000. Sold: $15,000. © Sotheby's the robustly potted globular body rising to a cylindrical neck, painted with a peach tree with curving trunk and branches laden with ripe fruit, flourishing leaves, and white, blue, and rose colored blossoms and buds, the base with an apocryphal Qianlong seal mark. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 18 March... [Lire la suite]

27 décembre 2018

A famille-rose 'Deer' vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 1457. A famille-rose 'Deer' vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Height 20 1/2  in., 52.1 cm. Estimate $2,500 - $3,500. Sold: $12,500. © Sotheby's the slightly compressed spherical body rising to a gently waisted neck, vibrantly enameled with a continuous scene of deer variously grazing, resting and gazing up towards a pair of mischievous monkeys perched high up among the expansive branches of a towering pine tree, observing a spider spinning a delicate web, all within a... [Lire la suite]
23 décembre 2018

A famille-rose 'Baxijiang' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850)

Lot 1007. A famille-rose 'Baxijiang' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850); Diameter 4 1/4  in., 10.8 cm. Estimate $6,000 - $8,000. Sold: $12,500. © Sotheby's with steep rounded sides and a gently flared rim, painted around the exterior with four beribboned Buddhist emblems, the base with a six-character seal mark. Provenance: C.C. Teng & Co. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art, New York, 18 March 2017
19 décembre 2018

A famille-rose 'ladies' dish, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 213. A famille-rose 'ladies' dish, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 19.7 cm, 7 3/4  in. Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000. Lot Sold: £16,250. © Sotheby's the slender ovoid body rising from a short straight foot to a waisted neck and straight rim, applied with an ear-shaped handle opposite a curved spout, painted in bright cobalt blue-tones depicting boys playing a hat game within a fenced garden in a rocky landscape, below a band of lotus scrolls at the neck, the cover with a similar design of... [Lire la suite]
01 octobre 2018

A fine and rare famille-rose 'Dragon' brush, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

L0t 3616. A fine and rare famille-rose 'Dragon' brush, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); handle 17.1 cm, 6 3/4 in. Estimate 1,200,000 — 1,800,000 HKD (152,868 - 229,302 USD). Lot Sold 2,125,000 HKD (271,065 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the bulbous body with a long cylindrical handle surmounted with a globular finial, brightly painted with a ferocious iron-red dragon, his facial features, scales and flowing mane picked out in gilding, the beast writhing amidst... [Lire la suite]