29 janvier 2019

A finely enamelled famille-rose yellow-ground 'floral' bowl, seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820)

Lot 2698. A finely enamelled famille-rose yellow-ground 'floral' bowl, seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820); 15 cm., 6 in. Estimate 1,000,000 — 1,500,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,220,000 HKD. © Sotheby's 2010 the deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to an everted rim, brightly enamelled around the exterior with an undulating leafy composite floral scroll, all reserved on a rich bright yellow ground, the interior with the wufu in iron-red, the base with an... [Lire la suite]

04 juillet 2018

A fine pair of famille-rose yellow-ground 'floral' bowls, seal marks and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 2069. A fine pair of famille-rose yellow-ground 'floral' bowls, seal marks and period of Daoguang (1821-1850); 18.4 cm., 7 1/4 in. Estimate 1,000,000 — 1,500,000 HKD (96,406 — 144,609 EUR). Lot Sold 2,660,000 HKD (256,439 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's the rounded sides painted with a continuous leafy floral scroll comprising of various flowers, including lotus, orchid, peony, and camellia, all reserved on a rich bright yellow ground, the interior... [Lire la suite]
05 février 2018

A famille-rose yellow-ground 'Medallion' bowl, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908)

Lot 484. A famille-rose yellow-ground 'Medallion' bowl, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908). Diameter 6 in., 15.2 cm. Estimate 6,000 - 8,000 USD. Lot sold 16,250 USD. Photo: Sotheby's 2014. the exterior with three gilt-edged medallions enclosing a goat beneath a tree, interspersed with precious objects reserved against a yellow ground incised with dense scrollwork, the interior decorated in underglaze blue with a central medallion of three goats, encircled on the well by detached flowering... [Lire la suite]
23 octobre 2017

A fine famille-rose yellow-ground 'Medallion' bowl, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820)

Lot 6. A fine famille-rose yellow-ground 'Medallion' bowl, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820), 14.4 cm, 5 3/4  in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 GBP. Lot sold 125,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a short foot to an everted rim, the exterior decorated with four circular medallions enclosing various flowers, divided by four peach branches tied with a wan symbol above a band of breaking waves, all reserved on a yellow sgraffiato ground, the interior... [Lire la suite]
04 novembre 2016

A pair of large famille-rose yellow-ground 'bajixiang' altar vases, gu, Qianlong marks and period (1736-1795)

Lot 172. A pair of large famille-rose yellow-ground 'bajixiang' altar vases, gu, Qianlong marks and period (1736-1795). Estimate GBP 200,000 - GBP 300,000 (USD 246,600 - USD 369,900). Photo Sotheby's; of archaic bronze shape, each vase finely decorated in bright famille-rose enamels on the flaring trumpet-shaped neck with four of the bajixiang divided by scrolling lotus blooms between ruyi head and upright lappet borders, the central bulbous knop section enamelled with... [Lire la suite]