18 mai 2019

A lime-green ground famille-rose 'Tea-poem' tray, Jiaqing seal mark and period

Lot 134. A lime-green ground famille-rose 'Tea-poem' tray, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820); 16 cm, 6 1/4  in. Estimate 20,000 - 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 35,000 GBP (45,224 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. of oval lobed form supported on four ridge feet, the interior centred with a lobed panel enclosing an inscription in iron-red dated to Jiaqing dingsi year (corresponding to 1797) followed by two seal marks, all within composite floral scrolls and against a... [Lire la suite]

19 mars 2019

A famille-rose lime-green ground 'Floral' bottle vase, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820)

Lot 545. A famille-rose lime-green ground 'Floral' bottle vase, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820). Height 12 1/4 in., 31 cm. Estimate: US$200,000 - US$300,000. Lot sold 437,500 USD. © Sothebys the spherical body rising to a tall cylindrical neck, densely painted in bright and colorful enamels, the body decorated with large lotus blossoms below the 'three abundances' flanked by bats entwined with colorful foliate scrolls amidst cloud wisps, a yellow-ground collar of... [Lire la suite]
11 octobre 2013

A fine and very rare lime-green ground 'Mallow Flower' bowl, Mark and period of Yongzheng

A fine and very rare lime-green ground 'Mallow Flower' bowl, Mark and period of Yongzheng. Photo: Sotheby's. finely potted and moulded with eight-lobed sides rising from a short foot to a wide everted rim resembling a mallow-flower blossom, the overlapping petals divided by undulating edges issuing from a band of raised pointed sepals forming the calyx with corresponding recesses around the interior of the bowl, covered overall with a bright lime-green enamel, the... [Lire la suite]
22 octobre 2011

A Lime-green Ground Famille-Rose Wall Vase, Seal Mark and Period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

  Lot 1904. A Lime-green Ground Famille-Rose Wall Vase, Seal Mark and Period of Qianlong (1736-1795);  20.5 cm., 8 in. Estimate 180,000-250,000 HKD (17,353 — 24,101 EUR). Lot Sold: 2,420,000 HKD (233,302 EUR). Photo Sotheby's the flat-back vase finely potted with a rounded rectangular body raised on a slightly splayed foot, tapering to a waisted neck beneath a flaring mouth, flanked by a pair of iron-red and gilt-decorated dragon handles, the central white rectangular panel inscribed in clerical... [Lire la suite]
13 mai 2011

A fine and rare lime-green ground 'famille-rose' 'three rams' vase. Qing dynasty, Shende Tang Zhi mark, Daoguang period.

A fine and rare lime-green ground 'famille-rose' 'three rams' vase. Qing dynasty, Shende Tang Zhi mark, Daoguang period. Photo Sotheby's the ovoid body resting on a short spreading foot, surmounted by a waisted neck flanked by a pair of iron-red enamelled and gilt archaistic phoenix handles, finely painted in brilliant famille-rose enamels on the gently rounded sides with three rams set in a landscape of blossoming berries, rose bushes and leafy trees between bands of ruyi heads enclosing floral sprays, the neck with stylised... [Lire la suite]
08 avril 2009

A fine and rare lime-green ground 'famille-rose' 'foreign tribute' vase. Iron-red seal mark and period of Daoguang

A fine and rare lime-green ground 'famille-rose' 'foreign tribute' vase. Iron-red seal mark and period of Daoguang finely painted in brilliant enamels on the gently rounded sides with a continuous scene of foreign emissaries progressing through a hilly landscape carrying tribute gifts, some seen riding horses or mythical beasts, between ruyi borders, the tapering neck with lotus blossoms borne on entwined leafy stems supporting ji medallions and suspending chimes, all reserved on a lime-green ground and flanked by... [Lire la suite]