27 mai 2014

A ruby-ground Famille-Rose floral bowl, Caixiu Tang Mark, Qing Dynasty, 18th century

A ruby-ground Famille-Rose floral bowl, Caixiu Tang Mark, Qing Dynasty, 18th century. Photo: Sotheby's well potted with deep rounded sides rising form a short straight foot, the exterior decorated in vivid multi-coloured enamels against a ruby-red ground with four lotus blooms born on interlocking meandering foliate stems, alternating with smaller green- and blue-petalled blossoms issuing from ruyi-shaped heads, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a four-character hall mark within double circles; 15.2 cm., 6... [Lire la suite]

28 avril 2014

A rare pair of doucai floral bowls, Daoguang six-character seal marks in underglaze-blue and of the period (1821-1850)

A rare pair of doucai floral bowls, Daoguang six-character seal marks in underglaze-blue and of the period (1821-1850). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. Each bowl is potted with deep sides rising to a flaring rim, with the exterior intricately decorated with roundels of fruiting trees separated by branches of pomegranate, above a lappet border around the foot. 6 in. (15.2 cm.) diam.. Estimate £40,000 – £60,000 ($67,160 - $100,740) Provenance: The Yip Family Collection.Christie's New York, 24-25 March 2011, lot 1716. ... [Lire la suite]
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31 août 2013

A fine and rare coral-ground Famille Rose floral bowl, Yongzheng mark and period

A fine and rare coral-ground Famille Rose floral bowl, Yongzheng mark and period. Photo courtesy Sotheby's finely potted, the rounded sides with slightly everted rim, painted in brilliant enamels around the exterior with a colorful array of highly stylized blossoms issuing leaves of varying shades of green,  including delicately shaded peonies in blue, stippled blue, pink and yellow, pale pink and bright blue asters and pale yellow, iron-red stippled lily blooms, all reserved on a rich... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2013

An outstanding and fine white-glazed anhua-decorated floral bowl. Ming dynasty, Yongle period - Sotheby's

An outstanding and fine white-glazed anhua-decorated floral bowl. Ming dynasty, Yongle period - Sotheby's superbly potted, the deep rounded sides rising from a short tapered foot to a wide flared rim, deftly incised on the exterior with four detached foliate sprays of lotus, camellia, rose and peony, each naturalistically rendered with an attendant bud and corresponding leaves under a faint double-line border at the rim, the interior centred with a medallion enclosing a fruiting branch of pomegranate... [Lire la suite]
31 mars 2013

A fine pair of famille-rose floral bowls Marks and period of Yongzheng

A fine pair of famille-rose floral bowls. Marks and period of Yongzheng - Sotheby's each finely potted with deep rounded sides rising from a straight foot to a flared rim, painted on the interior with a pale-green orchid bloom and two loose petals, naturalistically placed as if they had fallen into the bowl, the exterior decorated with a large peony with lush pink, white and pale green petals, flanked by two pink roses and two buds on a long thorny... [Lire la suite]
29 novembre 2012

A Fine Pair Of doucai floral Bowls. Yongzheng Six-Character Marks Within Double-Circles And Of The Period (1723-1735)

A Fine Pair Of doucai floral Bowls. Yongzheng Six-Character Marks Within Double-Circles And Of The Period (1723-1735). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2012 Each bowl is thinly potted and decorated to the exterior with camellia blossoms in shades of yellow, iron-red and purple borne on meandering leafy stems, between a band of floral scroll near the mouth rim and ruyi-band near the foot. The interior has a matching floral medallion. 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.) diam., box (2). Estimate HK$3,800,000 -... [Lire la suite]
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27 septembre 2012

A fine pair of coral-red ground Famille-Verte floral bowls. Yu Zhi marks and period of Kangxi

A fine pair of coral-red ground Famille-Verte floral bowls. Yu Zhi marks and period of Kangxi - Photo Sotheby's each delicately potted with rounded sides rising from a slightly splayed foot to a gently flared rim, richly painted on the exterior with exotic meadow flowers, including blooming peonies and day lilies, interspersed by a variety of green foliage and grasses, all naturalistically rendered in great detail in red, blue, dark and light green, pale yellow, aubergine and black enamels, reserved on an overall... [Lire la suite]
21 mai 2012

A pair of blue and white floral bowls. Kangxi marks and period

A pair of blue and white floral bowls. Kangxi marks and period. Photo: Sotheby's each with deep rounded sides rising from a straight foot to a flaring rim, the exterior painted in soft cobalt-blue tones with large lotus blooms borne on undulating stems issuing spear-shaped leaves, all above a band of interlinking ruyi scrolls with foliate extensions, the interior with a central medallion enclosing a single lotus spray, all divided by double-line borders, inscribed to the base with a six-character... [Lire la suite]
07 mai 2012

A fine famille-rose yellow-ground 'Floral ' bowl. Mark and period of Qianlong

A fine famille-rose yellow-ground 'Floral ' bowl. Mark and period of Qianlong. Photo Sotheby's well potted with curved sides rising from a slightly tapering foot to a flaring rim, the interior painted with five bats in shaded tones of coral red, the exterior densely painted with stylised western-style lotus, hollyhock, anemone, lily, carnation, and narcissus, all borne on stylised leafy scrolls with further florets reserved on a bright yellow ground, the underside inscribed in regular script... [Lire la suite]
02 avril 2012

A fine Famille-Verte coral-ground floral bowl. Yu Zhi mark and period of YongzhengA fine Famille-Verte coral-ground floral bowl

A fine Famille-Verte coral-ground floral bowl. Yu Zhi mark and period of Yongzheng.  Photo Sotheby's finely potted with translucent round sides supported on a slightly splayed foot, the exterior delicately painted with meadow flowers, naturalistically rendered in great detail in red, blue, two kinds of green, pale yellow and black enamels, reserved on an overall ground of dark orange-red enamel, the interior left undecorated, the base inscribed with a four-character underglaze blue mark... [Lire la suite]


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