02 novembre 2021

An unusual famille-rose jue stand, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 14. An unusual famille-rose jue stand, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 22 cm. Lot sold: 1,260,000 HKD (Estimate: 400,000 - 600,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2021 he shallow rounded sides rising from four cloud-shaped feet to an everted rim and surmounted by a mountain-shaped support in the centre, brilliantly enamelled with rocks emerging from turbulent waves below a peach on top, encircled by a band of multi-coloured stylised chilong on a yellow sgraffiato ground... [Lire la suite]

21 octobre 2021

A superbly enamelled and possibly unique famille-rose 'peach' box and cover, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3655. A superbly enamelled and possibly unique famille-rose 'peach' box and cover, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 19.2 cm. Lot sold: 34,660,000 HKD (Estimate: 35,000,000 - 45,000,000). ©  2021 Sotheby's singularly beautiful, of thickly potted circular section and compressed rounded form, the cover sumptuously decorated with a large medallion of two varieties of peach, their branches entwined and bearing eight large brightly coloured fruits, small five-petalled rose-pink... [Lire la suite]
11 octobre 2021

A pair of famille-rose baluster jars and covers, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 790. A pair of famille-rose baluster jars and covers, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 24 in. (61 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 75,000. © Christie's 2021 Each jar is decorated with cockerels, a hen and a chick amid rocks, peony blossoms and flowering branches, between geometric-ground decorative bands on the neck and above the foot. Each cover is decorated with further flowers below a decorative band of ruyi-heads below the brown-painted... [Lire la suite]
09 octobre 2021

A famille-rose 'peony' waterpot, Republic period

Lot 204. A famille-rose 'peony' waterpot, Republic period. Diameter 5¼ in., 13.4 cm. Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 USD. Lot sold: 27,720 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the compressed globular body rising from a narrow tapering foot to high rounded shoulders and an incurved rim, enameled on one side with peony branches in varying stages of bloom, centering a lush pink blossom with delicately shaded and frilled petals, set against broad pointed leaves in two shades of green, with insects... [Lire la suite]
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09 octobre 2021

A gilt-decorated blue and white bowl, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 134. A gilt-decorated blue and white bowl, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Diameter 6⅝ in., 16.8 cm. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD. Lot sold: 18,900 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 resting on a straight foot and rising to a gently everted rim, the interior with a central medallion painted in underglaze blue with a lotus pond encircled by diaper border, the cavetto with a gilt foliate scroll beneath a further blue and white diaper band, the exterior painted with a stylized scroll issuing broad... [Lire la suite]
09 octobre 2021

A famille-rose 'landscape' lantern vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 132. A famille-rose 'landscape' lantern vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Height 14⅛ in., 36 cm. Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 USD. Lot sold: 239,400 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the ovoid body rising from a splayed foot to a waisted neck and stepped incurved rim, finely painted in bright enamels with a continuous vista of lofty peaks towering above terraced fields, elegant pavilions, and a broad river, the landscape detailed with blue boulders and trees bearing foliage in a spectrum... [Lire la suite]

09 octobre 2021

A pair of later-enameled famille-rose 'floral' bowls, Marks and period of Yongzheng

Lot 205. A pair of later-enameled famille-rose 'floral' bowls, Marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735). Diameter 4 in., 10.2 cm. Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD. Lot sold: 327,600 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 each with deep rounded sides rising from a straight foot, the exteriors later-enameled with peonies on leafy stems entwined amidst other flowers with butterflies in flight, the base inscribed with a six-character mark within a double circle in underglaze blue. Provenance: Christie's New... [Lire la suite]
06 août 2021

A pair of famille-rose 'phoenix' bowls, Late Qing-Republic period

Lot 12. A pair of famille-rose 'phoenix' bowls, Late Qing-Republic period; Diameter 5⅜ in., 13.6 cm. Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD. Lot sold: 5,292 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. each base with an apocryphal six-character Guangxu mark in iron red. Sotheby's. The Hundred Antiques: Fine & Decorative Asian Art, New York, 11-22 June 2021
06 août 2021

A famille-rose 'baragon tumed' bowl, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 11. A famille-rose 'baragon tumed' bowl, Qing dynasty, 19th century; Diameter 8¼ in., 21.1 cm. Estimate: 1,500 - 2,000 USD. Lot sold: 8,820 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the base inscribed with a 'baragon tumed' mark in Mongolian script in iron red.  Sotheby's. The Hundred Antiques: Fine & Decorative Asian Art, New York, 11-22 June 2021
06 août 2021

A famille-rose 'sanyang' bowl, Mark and period of Guangxu (1875-1908)

Lot 9. A famille-rose 'sanyang' bowl, Six-character mark in iron red mark and period of Guangxu (1875-1908); Diameter 5¾ in., 14.7 cm. Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 USD. Lot sold: 18,900 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Vermeer & Griggs, Atlanta, Georgia, 2nd May 2006, coll. no. 732 (according to label).  Sotheby's. The Hundred Antiques: Fine & Decorative Asian Art, New York, 11-22 June 2021