27 juin 2016

A polychrome enameled cong-form vase, Qianlong mark, Republic period

Lot 8227. A polychrome enameled cong-form vase, Qianlong mark, Republic period. Estimate US$ 3,500 - 4,500 (€3,200 - 4,100). Photo Bonhams. Its square-sectioned body standing upon a spreading foot painted with cash and floral patterns, rising to a waisted neck adorned with a band of plantain leaves, the pair of raised elephant head and faux ring handles on opposing walls surrounded by stretching flowering branches, hovering butterflies, and birds in colorful enamels while the remaining walls display well-detailed... [Lire la suite]

27 juin 2016

A polychrome enameled porcelain vase, Qianlong mark, Republic period

Lot 8225. A polychrome enameled porcelain vase, Qianlong mark, Republic period. Estimate US$ 4,000 - 6,000 (€3,600 - 5,500). Photo Bonhams. Thickly potted and molded with eight raised panels displaying brightly hued seasonal blossoms in alternation with transcriptions of poems composed by the emperor Qianlong in black enamel and bearing iron red seals reading Qianlong and bingshu (the cyclical year equivalent to 1766), the surrounding surfaces painted with further flowers, leaf scrolls, bats... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2016

A polychrome enameled porcelain snuff bottle, Imperial, Jingdezhen kilns, Daoguang mark and of the period, 1821-1850

Lot 6001. A polychrome enameled porcelain snuff bottle, Imperial, Jingdezhen kilns, Daoguang mark and of the period, 1821-1850. Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€2,700 - 4,600). Photo: Bonhams. Of compressed globular form with a cylindrical neck, rounded lip, finely painted on one side with two frolicking Pekinese, the verso depicting a pair of doves by graceful bamboo; the slightly recessed foot neatly inscribed with the four-character mark. 2 1/4in (5.7cm) high Provenance: Robert Hall, 12th November 1985 ... [Lire la suite]
23 juin 2015

A pair of polychrome enameled 'Hundred Deer' Vases, Late Qing dynasty

Lot 7299. A pair of polychrome enameled 'Hundred Deer' Vases, Late Qing dynasty. Estimate US$ 20,000 - 30,000 (€18,000 - 27,000). Sold for US$ 20,000 (€17,032). Photo: Bonhams. Each of thickly molded pear form with iron red and gilt-painted loop handles, the body painted in inky black outline and richly hued enamels with opaque white enamel highlights to form mirror images of deer grazing amid towering mountain peaks and forests against a clear glaze covering all surfaces except the pad to the tall foot. 17... [Lire la suite]
23 juin 2015

A large polychrome enameled 'Hundred Deer' vase, Late Qing-Republic period

A large polychrome enameled 'Hundred Deer' vase, Late Qing-Republic period. Estimate US$ 10,000 - 15,000 (€8,900 - 13,000). Photo: Bonhams. Of hu form with a body of pear shape raised on a tall foot, the applied deer-head handles enameled in black and iron red while herds of tiny deer feed amid towering pines and peach trees filling the rocky landscape rendered in a richly hued 'blue and green' style, a colorless glaze covering all surfaces except the foot pad on the recessed base. 17 3/8in (44cm) high... [Lire la suite]
26 avril 2014

A pair of polychrome enamel chrysanthemum dishes, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

A pair of polychrome enamel chrysanthemum dishes, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. Photo Sotheby's each evenly potted with fluted sides resembling the petals of a chrysanthemum flower, radiating around a slightly recessed centre and supported on a short tapered foot, variously painted to the interior with a bird perched on flowering prunus or camellia branches, the rim gilt and the base inscribed with a double-circle. Quantité: 2 - 26cm., 10 ¼ in. Estimation 40,000 — 60,000 GBP The charming design adorning these dishes is typical of... [Lire la suite]
12 juillet 2009

A 'Swatow' polychrome enameled porcelain dish. Late Ming Dynasty

A 'Swatow' polychrome enameled porcelain dish. Late Ming Dynasty The floor of its shallow curving well painted in red, turquise and black enamels with a dissolved landscape view surrounded by rectangular seals alternating with quadrifoil reserves against the celadon glaze layer diaplsying extensive craze lines. 15 1/4in (39cm) diameter - Estimate: $800 - 1,200 Bonhams. Asian Decorative Arts, 28 Jul 2009. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco www.bonhams.com