23 janvier 2020

A pair of famille-rose 'erotic' saucers, Tongzhi marks and period (1862-1874)

Lot 71. A pair of famille-rose 'erotic' saucers, Tongzhi marks and period  (1862-1874). Diameter of the pair 5 7/8 in., 14.9 cm. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Lot sold 18,750 USD.  Photo Sotheby's each painted in the center with mirror image scenes of a couple on a day bed, the underside of the rims painted with flower sprays on a yellow enameled ground, six-character mark in underglaze blue; together with a famille-rose saucer painted with a... [Lire la suite]

15 décembre 2019

A rare Famille-Rose 'Ladies of the Han palace' lantern-shaped vase, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820)

Lot 52. A rare Famille-Rose 'Ladies of the Han palace' lantern-shaped vase, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820); 30,5 cm, 12 in. Estimate:   80,000 - 120,000 EUR. Lot sold: 150,000 EUR. © Sotheby's. la panse finement peinte des dames de cour et de servantes dans le jardin d'un palais, entourées de deux groupes de musiciennes et d'une danseuse, toutes parées de vêtements aux couleurs luxuriantes, la scène centrale entourée de part et d'autre de frises de ruyi,... [Lire la suite]
15 décembre 2019

Two Famille-Rose 'Batavia ware' jars and covers, Qing Dynasty, 18th century

Lot 51. Two  Famille-Rose 'Batavia ware' jars and covers, Qing Dynasty, 18th century; 37,8 cm; 35,6 cm, 14⅞ in.; 14 in. Estimate:  3,000 - 5,000 EUR. Lot sold: 2,500 EUR. © Sotheby's. de forme balustre aux émaux de la Famille Rose à décor de réserves en forme de feuilles décorées de bouquets sur fond café-au-lait, les couvercles décorés de façon similaire. Ancienne Collection Aristocratique Belge. Sotheby's. Arts d'Asie, Paris, 10 december 2019.
04 décembre 2019

A pair of famille-rose 'Prunus and swallows' cups, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 349. A pair of famille-rose 'Prunus and swallows' cups, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 6.1 cm, 2 3/8  in. Estimate HKD 20,000 — 30,000. Lot Sold 75,000 HKD (9,581 USD). © Sotheby's. each painted with two swallows amidst prunus florets. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection, Hong Kong, 28 november 2019
04 décembre 2019

A pair of famille-rose 'Magpie and prunus' cups, Qing dynasty, 18th century;

Lot 348. A pair of famille-rose 'Magpie and prunus' cups, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 6.1 cm, 2 3/8  in.. Estimate HKD 8,000 — 12,000. Lot Sold 15,000 HKD (1,916 USD). © Sotheby's. each depicting birds perching on prunus branches, Hongzhi marks. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection, Hong Kong, 28 november 2019
04 décembre 2019

A famille-rose 'figural' cup, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 345. A famille-rose 'figural' cup, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 7.3 cm, 2 7/8  in. Estimate HKD 20,000 — 30,000. Lot Sold 100,000 HKD (2,555 USD). © Sotheby's. painted with a kneeling attendant offering tea to an official and another attendant pulling a cart nearby. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection, Hong Kong, 28 november 2019

11 novembre 2019

A famille-rose 'sanduo' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 266. A famille-rose 'sanduo' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Diameter 15.2 cm, 6 in. Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP. Lot sold: 10,625 GBP. Photo Sotheby's the rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to a straight rim, enamalled to the exterior with branches of lychee, peach and pomegranate forming the sanduo ('Three Abundances'), the base with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 06 Nov 2019
07 novembre 2019

A pair of famille-rose 'balsam pear' bowls, Daoguang seal marks and period (1821-1850)

Lot 18. A pair of famille-rose 'balsam pear' bowls, Daoguang seal marks and period (1821-1850). Diameter 11.1 and 10.9 cm, 4⅜ and 4¼ in. Estimate: 50,000 - 70,000 GBP GBP. Lot sold 75,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. each with deep rounded sides rising from a short foot to a flared rim, vibrantly enamelled with luscious balsam pears bursting with seeds borne on leafy vines, together with sprays of bamboo and a butterfly fluttering nearby, all continuing over the rim to the interior with a further... [Lire la suite]
26 octobre 2019

A famille-rose 'Butterfly and flower' bowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 23. A famille-rose 'Butterfly and flower' bowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735). Diameter 12.3 cm, 4⅞ in. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 GBP. Lot sold 150,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the deep rounded side rising from a straight foot to an everted rim, enamelled around the exterior in varying tones of yellow and pink with overlapping leafy stems of hibiscus and rose blossoms and a butterfly hovering by, the base with a six-character reign mark within a double circle in underglaze blue. ... [Lire la suite]
26 octobre 2019

A famille-rose 'Mallow and rose' saucer dish, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 10. A famille-rose 'Mallow and rose' saucer dish, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735). Diameter 15.4 cm, 6 in. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 GBP. Lot sold 37,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the shallow rounded sides rising to a gently flared rim, the interior painted in bright enamels with a long curved stem of yellow-flowering mallow opposite a blooming pink rose stem, along with two smaller floral sprigs and a small butterfly in flight to the well, the base with a six-character reign mark within a double... [Lire la suite]