30 janvier 2019

A fine turquoise-ground famille rose pear-shaped bottle vase, Daoguang six-character sealmark and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 2591. A fine turquoise-ground famille rose pear-shaped bottle vase, Daoguang six-character sealmark and of the period (1821-1850); 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 187,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008 Finely enamelled on the globular body with four large Indian lotus blooms, each with a stylised Shou medallion at the centre, below four pairs of bats in flight suspending beribboned Wan symbols from their mouths, against a... [Lire la suite]

30 mai 2018

A superb and rare turquoise-ground famille rose lobed teapot and cover, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period

Lot 3007. A superb and rare turquoise-ground famille rose lobed teapot and cover, Qianlong six-character seal mark in iron red and of the period (1736-1795); 6 ¾ in. (17.3 cm.) across. Estimate HKD 10,000,000 - HKD 15,000,000 (USD 1,280,576 - USD 1,920,864). Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The body of the teapot is finely moulded into six lobes, delicately decorated on each side with a large lotus blossom borne on scrolls, interlinked with a pale blue bat above, ruyi-head... [Lire la suite]
24 avril 2018

A turquoise-ground famille rose twin-handled vase, Jiaqing six-character sealmark in iron-red and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 21. A turquoise-ground famille rose twin-handled vase, Jiaqing six-character sealmark in iron-red and of the period (1796-1820); 11 ½ in. (29.2 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000(USD 42,090 - USD 70,150). Price realised GBP 35,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The exterior of the vase is densely decorated with colourful lotus blooms, dragons, bats and foliate scrolls, set against a turquoise ground. The neck is applied with a pair of gilt-decorated iron-red dragon handles. The base... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2017

A turquoise-ground famille rose bottle vase, Daoguang mark and period (1821-1850)

Lot 534. A turquoise-ground famille rose bottle vase, Daoguang mark and period (1821-1850). Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Lot sold 20,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the globular body rising from a straight foot to a cylindrical neck, the body and neck enveloped in an elaborate, richly colored formal lotus scroll with peaches, lingzhi, ribbon-strewn chimes, and stylized shou characters amongst the curling vines, between bands of pendent ruyi heads and upright lappets, the... [Lire la suite]
05 mai 2016

A turquoise-ground famille rose 'five boys' vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in iron-red and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 78. A turquoise-ground famille rose 'five boys' vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in iron-red and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate £300,000 – £500,000 ($436,800 - $728,000). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The vase is elaborately decorated with bats, eternal knots, peaches and multi-coloured lotus sprays, set against a bright turquoise ground. The mouth is encircled by a ruyi border and a band of classic scroll. The short foot is decorated with lappets and a key-fret band. The shoulder... [Lire la suite]
28 mai 2014

A magnificent fine turquoise-ground Famille Rose 'Hundred Boys' vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period

Lot 3326. A magnificent fine turquoise-ground Famille Rose 'Hundred Boys' vase, Qianlong iron-red six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 29 3/4 in. (75.7cm). Estimate HK$20,000,000 - HK$30,000,000 ($2,591,454 - $3,887,181). Price Realized HK$29,240,000 ($3,788,706). © Christie's Image Ltd 2014 The massive baluster vase is exquisitely decorated in brilliant enamels to depict a continuous scene of the 'Hundred Boys' celebrating the Spring Festival in extensive lakeside palace... [Lire la suite]