09 avril 2015

A rare lemon-yellow cup, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3645. A rare lemon-yellow cup, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 8.8 cm., 3 3/8  in. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000  HKD. Lot sold 1,125,000 HKD (145,125 USD). © Sotheby's finely potted with deep rounded sides resting on a short straight foot, the exterior applied with a brilliant lemon-yellow glaze, the recessed base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark within a double-square. Note: Yongzheng porcelain cups of this small size... [Lire la suite]

03 avril 2015

A fine and rare lemon-yellow cup, Mark and period of Yongzheng

Lot 116. A fine and rare lemon-yellow cup, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 6.3 cm., 2 1/2  in. Estimate 900,000 — 1,200,000 HKD (102,614 - 136,819 EUR). Lot sold 2,480,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. delicately potted with deep rounded sides supported on a short foot, the exterior covered with a vibrant lemon-yellow enamel stopping neatly at the foot, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a four-character reign mark within a double-square. ... [Lire la suite]