30 août 2016

A ruby-pink-enameled ovoid vase, 18th century

Lot 965. A ruby-pink-enameled ovoid vase, 18th century. Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The vase has a broad body that tapers towards the foot and the slightly flared rim, and the exterior is covered in ruby-pink enamel. 5 5/8 in. (14.2 cm.) high. Provenance: Mary Clark Thompson (1835-1923) Collection. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1923.  Christie's. Collected in America: Chinese Ceramics from The Metropolitan... [Lire la suite]

30 août 2016

An unusual ruby-pink-enameled deep bowl, 18th century

Lot 964. An unusual ruby-pink-enameled deep bowl, 18th century. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The bowl has deep, rounded sides that flare towards the gilt rim and is covered inside and out with an enamel of soft crushed-strawberry-red color. 4 1/8 in. (10.4 cm.) high. Provenance: Mary Clark Thompson (1835-1923) Collection. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1923.  Christie's. Collected in America: Chinese Ceramics... [Lire la suite]
25 août 2016

A small anhua-decorated ruby-pink-enameled bowl, Yongzheng four-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 928. A small anhua-decorated ruby-pink-enameled bowl, Yongzheng four-character mark in underglaze blue within a double square and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The bowl has rounded sides rising to the slightly everted rim, and the interior is anhua-decorated with dragons leaping amidst flames, while the exterior is covered with a finely mottled enamel of ruby-pink tone. 3 5/8 in. (9.5 cm.) diam. Provenance: Mary Clark Thompson... [Lire la suite]
25 août 2016

A small ruby-pink-enameled dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double square and of the period (1723-

Lot 927. A small ruby-pink-enameled dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double square and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The dish has rounded sides rising to the slightly everted rim, and is covered on the exterior with a faintly mottled pink enamel in contrast to the white interior.5 ¼ in. (13.4 cm.) diam.  Provenance: Mary Clark Thompson (1835-1923) Collection. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York,... [Lire la suite]