12 octobre 2019

An iron-red decorated 'dragon' bottle vase, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 173. An iron-red decorated 'dragon' bottle vase, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 7 ¾ in. (19.6 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 60,000 - HKD 80,000. Price realised HKD 325,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019  Provenance: Sold at Sotheby’s Hong Kong, 20 May 1981, lot 863 Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including the Quek Kiok Lee Collection, Hong Kong, 9 October 2019

09 octobre 2019

A fine and rare iron-red decorated 'sanduo' bowl, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3013. A fine and rare iron-red decorated 'sanduo' bowl, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 13 cm, 5 1/8  in. Estimate 1,500,000 — 2,500,000 HKD (190,995 - 318,325 USD). Lot Sold 4,975,000 HKD (633,467 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. well potted with rounded sides rising from a splayed foot, the exterior finely painted in sophisticated shades of iron red, depicting three detached leafy branches of the sanduo (Three Abundances)... [Lire la suite]
01 mai 2018

An iron-red decorated water pot, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 10. An iron-red decorated water pot, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 2 in. (5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 8,000 (USD 6,975 - USD 11,160). Price realised GBP 32,500. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018. The water pot is modelled in the shape of a compressed double-gourd, decorated to the exterior with stylised scrolling leaves, all supported on a short foot rim. Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 14 November 1989, lot 240. Christie's. Rarity and Refinement: Treasures from a... [Lire la suite]
16 février 2018

A small iron-red decorated 'Dragon' cup, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 2576. A small iron-red decorated 'Dragon' cup, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 6.3 cm., 2 1/2 in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD. Lot Sold 62,500 HKD. Photo Sotheby's 2008 the deep rounded sides rising to a slightly everted rim, decorated on the exterior in iron-red with a pair of dragons playfully striding in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' through flames and cloud swirls and above splashing waves, all between double-line borders, inscribed on the base with an... [Lire la suite]
16 février 2018

A iron-red decorated 'Eight Immortals' bowl, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 2652. A iron-red decorated 'Eight Immortals' bowl, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 15.1 cm., 6 in. Estimate 450,000 — 550,000 HKD. Lot Sold 596,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's 2008 finely potted with rounded sides rising to an everted rim, delicately painted in finely pencilled tones of iron-red with 'famille-verte' highlights, depicting a procession of the 'Eight Immortals', each with their associated attributes, together with Shoulao, the He He erxian and Xi Wang Mu,... [Lire la suite]
09 janvier 2018

A rare iron-red decorated `Bat' double-gourd vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 97. A rare iron-red decorated `Bat' double-gourd vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 10cm., 4in. Estimate 50,000 — 80,000 GBP. Lot sold 168,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's 2007 the ample voluptuous double gourd finely painted with bats in flight, their eyes picked out in black enamel, all beneath a gilt band at the neck. Note: Vases decorated with the design of innumerable bats were made for special celebratory occasions. Bats have traditionally been the... [Lire la suite]

13 juillet 2017

A fine and very rare iron-red decorated 'Dragon' waterpot, Daoguang mark and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 3224. A fine and very rare iron-red decorated 'Dragon' waterpot, Daoguang six-character mark in iron-red within a double square and of the period (1821-1850), 2 in. (5.2 cm.) high, box. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 250,000. Price realised HKD 200,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Delicately potted of cylindrical form rising to an incurving shoulder and a short neck, the water pot is finely painted on the exterior with a pair of iron-red striding dragons in pursuit of flaming pearls, against a... [Lire la suite]
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09 mai 2017

A matched pair of iron-red decorated bowls, Daoguang seal marks and period (1821-1850)

Lot 219. A matched pair of iron-red decorated bowls, Daoguang seal marks and period  (1821-1850), 12.5 and 12.3 cm, 4 7/8  and 12 3/4  in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.  the rounded sides of each rising from a slightly tapered foot to a straight rim, painted to the exterior with bats supporting wan symbols, flanked by peaches resting on stems supported by ruyi, below a border of pendant motifs at the rim, the base with... [Lire la suite]
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30 octobre 2016

An iron-red decorated 'dragon' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark within a double-circle and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 37. An iron-red decorated 'dragon' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark within a double-circle and of the period (1662-1722). Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 8,000 (USD 6,090 - USD 9,744). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. The bowl is finely incised and decorated to the exterior with two striding five-clawed dragons chasing flaming pearls. 6 in. (15.2 cm.) diam. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 8 November 2016, London, King Street
20 juin 2016

A large iron-red decorated 'Qianqinggong' 'dragon' dish, Mark and period of Guangxu (1875-1908)

Lot 824. A large iron-red decorated 'Qianqinggong' 'dragon' dish, Mark and period of Guangxu (1875-1908). Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD. Unsold. Photo Sotheby's.  deftly painted in tones of iron red with two dragons vying among clouds for a 'flaming pearl', the underside similarly painted with two dragons confronting each side of a stele inscribed with the three characters Qianqinggong, the base inscribed in iron red with a six-character reign mark; 34 cm, 13 3/8... [Lire la suite]
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