06 octobre 2012

A Fine Pair of Lemon-Yellow Saucer Dishes, Marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 4. A Fine Pair of Lemon-Yellow Saucer Dishes, Marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 14.6 and 14.9 cm, 5 3/4 and 5 7/8 in. Estimate 700,000 - 900,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,700,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's 2012 each thinly potted with a slightly recessed centre, the shallow rounded translucent sides rising from a wide tapered foot, the exterior covered with an even, bright lemon-yellow enamel, the interiors and the base reserved in white, the base inscribed with a six-character... [Lire la suite]

03 avril 2012

A rare pair of lemon-yellow cups, Marks and period of Yongzheng

Lot 3. A rare pair of lemon-yellow cups, Marks and period of Yongzheng.  diameter 5 cm., 2 in. Estimate 2,000,000-3,000,000 HKD. Unsold Photo Sotheby's each delicately thrown with translucent sides of deep conical shape resting on a straight foot, covered on the exterior with a vibrant lemon-yellow enamel, the interior and base left white, the base further inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark within a single ring; PROVENANCE: Percival David Foundation of... [Lire la suite]
31 octobre 2011

A fine pair of lemon-yellow saucer dishes, Qianlong seal marks and period (1736-1795)

Lot 78. A fine pair of lemon-yellow saucer dishes, Qianlong seal marks and period (1736-1795);  8.9cm, 3 1/2 in. Estimate 30,000-50,000 GBP. Lot sold 67,250 GBP. Photo Sotheby's each finely potted with gently rounded sides rising from a short spreading foot, covered inside and out with a rich lemon-yellow glaze, the base glazed white and bearing a six-character Qianlong seal mark  Quantity: 2. Provenance: Collection of E.T. Hall, inventory nos. 425 and 426.Christie's London, 7th... [Lire la suite]
25 octobre 2011

A rare imperial Tazza with lemon-yellow glaze. Underglaze blue six-character seal mark written in a row at the stand inside

A rare imperial Tazza with lemon-yellow glaze. Underglaze blue six-character seal mark written in a row at the stand inside. photo Nagel Auctions Tazza with a wide mouth, a shallow rounded well and a splayed hollow stem. The plain body is covered in lemon-yellow glaze. Cf. a nearly identical tazza is published 'Shimmering Colours - Monochromes of the Yuan to Qing Periods - The Zhuyuetang Collection', Art Museum, The Chinese University of Hongkong, 2005, no. 137 Tiny restored chip to mouth rim, good condition. D. 17 cm... [Lire la suite]
16 octobre 2011

A fine pair of lemon-yellow saucer dishes, Marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 2009. A fine pair of  lemon-yellow saucer dishes, Marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 11 cm., 4 3/8 in. Estimate 700,000-900,000 HKD (67,484 — 86,765 EUR). Lot Sold 2,660,000 HKD (256,439 EUR). Photo Sotheby's exquisitely potted with shallow flaring sides gently rising from a slightly tapered foot, evenly applied overall with a lustrous enamel of stunning lemon-yellow colour, the underside reserved in white and inscribed with a six-character reign mark in underglaze blue. ... [Lire la suite]