16 avril 2018

A fine grisaille-decorated 'landscape' vase, Republican period, early 20th century 

Lot 2377. A fine grisaille-decorated 'landscape' vase, Republican period, early 20th century; 7 11/16 in. (19.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 250,000 - HKD 350,000. Price realised HKD 275,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2012 The vase is of ovoid form, exquisitely enamelled around the exterior to depict a continuous landscape in grisaille and tones of pale iron-red and blue with dense bamboo trees growing along the river banks. The base is inscribed with a four-character... [Lire la suite]

11 février 2018

A fine and rare pair of grisaille-decorated 'landscape' bowls, marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 101. A fine and rare pair of grisaille-decorated 'landscape' bowls, marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 14.2 cm., 5 5/8  in. Estimate 2,000,000 — 3,000,000 HKD). Lot sold 3,800,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's 2015. each finely potted with deep rounded sides rising from a short foot to a slightly everted rim, finely decorated in a painterly manner with tranquil landscape scenes, one depicting a scholar standing on a peak overlooking a lake towards a fishing boat, the other... [Lire la suite]
02 janvier 2018

A rare grisaille-decorated 'mallet' vase, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 358. A rare grisaille-decorated 'mallet' vase, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 7 3/8 in. (18.3 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 40,000 - GBP 60,000. Price realised GBP 50,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2015.  The vase has a flat base and domed body rising to a tall cylindrical neck with a lipped mouth rim. The body is delicately decorated with an idyllic landscape with pavilions set against trees next to a fast flowing river inhabited by figures on boats and a further figure crossing a... [Lire la suite]
19 mai 2017

A very rare small grisaille-decorated 'chrysanthemum' cup, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 3024. A very rare small grisaille-decorated 'chrysanthemum' cup, Yongzheng six-character mark within a double circle in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735), 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm.) diam., box. Estimate HKD 1,800,000 - HKD 2,800,000 (USD 232,293 - USD 361,344). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The delicately potted bowl is painted on the rounded sides in shaded blackish brown grisaille with a frieze of chrysanthemum scroll bearing seven large blossoms. Note: The... [Lire la suite]
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31 mars 2017

A rare pair of grisaille-decorated 'figure in landscape' cups, marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

  Lot 3105. A rare pair of grisaille-decorated 'figure in landscape' cups, marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735), d. 5.4 cm, 2 1/8  in. Estimate 2,000,000 — 3,000,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's.  each delicately potted with a deep U-shaped body rising from a short foot to a flared rim and decorated in shaded washes of sepia and grisaille with a painterly tranquil landscape scene detailed with tall mountains, lush vegetation and a river, one cup further depicting a... [Lire la suite]
20 avril 2013

A fine pair of small grisaille-decorated dishes, China, underglaze blue Yongzheng six-character marks and period

A fine pair of small grisaille-decorated dishes, China, underglaze blue Yongzheng six-character marks and period. Photo Nagel Auktionen Each dish has slightly outward-curved flared sides, the interiors delicately painted in grisaille, one with a scholar holding a staff standing on a promontory, the other with pavillions on the shores of a lake and with a willow tree in the foreground - D. 9,7 cm. Estimate: 40 000/60 000 € Provenance: Christie's New York, 29.3.2006, Lot 537 A similarly decorated pair of... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 2012

A Grisaille-Decorated Yellow-Ground Dayazhai Bowl. Yong Qing Chang Chun Mark In Iron Red, Guangxu Period (1875-1908)

A Grisaille-Decorated Yellow-Ground Dayazhai Bowl. Yong Qing Chang Chun Mark In Iron Red, Guangxu Period (1875-1908). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The lemon-yellow exterior is decorated en grisaille with a wisteria vine in which a bird is perched, and is inscribed below the foliate rim with three characters in iron red, dayazhai, beside a seal reading tian di yi jia chun (springtime in heaven and earth, one family).9 in. (22.9 cm.) diam. Estimate $12,000 - $18,000 清光緒 大雅齋黃地墨彩藤蘿花鳥紋花口盌... [Lire la suite]
13 novembre 2011

A Turquoise-Ground grisaille-decorated bowl. Daya Zhai mark. Guangxu Period, Qing dynasty

A Turquoise-Ground grisaille-decorated bowl.  Daya Zhai mark. Guangxu Period, Qing dynasty. Photo Sotheby's the deep rounded sides rising from a straight foot to a flaring rim, decorated to the exterior in grisaille with leafy branches bearing large chrysanthemum and mallow blossoms below a songbird in flight, inscribed in iron-red near the rim with the Daya Zhai mark and a seal reading tiandi yijia chun ('heaven and earth enjoying spring as one'), all reserved against a bright turquoise ground, the base inscribed in... [Lire la suite]
16 mai 2009

A yellow-ground grisaille-decorated 'Dayazhai' bowl, Guangxu

A yellow-ground grisaille-decorated 'Dayazhai' bowl, Guangxu Finely painted en grisaille with a bird perched on a wisteria branch with blossoming trellises above and extending around the exterior of the bowl, with roses blossoming below, the three-character 'dayazhai' mark and 'Tian Di Jia Chun' seal mark below the rim, all reserved on a yellow ground, the base with iron-red four-character Yong Qing Chang Chun mark.  12.6cm (5in) diam. Sold for £6,000 Provenance: H.R.N.NortonSotheby's London, purchased by Bluett and... [Lire la suite]