24 décembre 2022

Inspirational Colours from the the V.W.S. collection sold at Christie's Paris

When the owners of the current collection invited Daniel Pasgrimaud - who has been described by Daniel Alcouffe, a former Director of the Department of Art at the Louvre Museum, as ‘one of the greatest decorators of our time’ - to decorate their house on the Riviera in 1990, Pasgrimaud took inspiration from a number of the Chinese pieces in the collection. On the one hand, the pale celadon green of Chinese jades informed the colour palette of the grand salon, while the clear tones of Chinese monochrome porcelains provided inspiration... [Lire la suite]

11 décembre 2021

A Ruby-Glazed Chrysanthemum Dish, Mark And Period Of Yongzheng

Lot 3561. A Ruby-Glazed Chrysanthemum Dish, Mark And Period Of Yongzheng (1723-1735). D 17.5cm. Sold for HKD 1,860,000/USD 238,462 (Estimate HKD 1,200,000 - 1,800,000/USD 153,846 - 230,769). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited The dish is potted with the shallow rounded sides superbly and moulded in the form of slender fluted petals radiating from a slightly recessed flat centre simulating a chrysanthemum bloom. It is supported on a foot of corresponding form and is... [Lire la suite]
06 novembre 2011

A pair of ruby-glazed cups, Yongzheng marks and period (1723-1735)

Lot 73. A pair of ruby-glazed cups, Yongzheng marks and period (1723-1735); 9.1cm., 3 5/8 in. Estimate 60,000-80,000 GBP. Lot sold 373,250 GBP. Photo Sotheby's each with rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot, the exterior covered with a rich ruby-pink enamel glaze displaying a soft dimpled texture, leaving the interior and base glazed white, the base with a six-character Yongzheng mark within a circle  Quantity: 2.  Provenance: Bluett & Sons Ltd, London, 1910. The Cartwright... [Lire la suite]