02 août 2015

A very rare pair of Imperial famille rose 'chicken bowls', China, underglaze blue Yongzheng six-character marks and period

A very rare pair of Imperial famille rose 'chicken bowls', China, underglaze blue Yongzheng six-character marks and period. Estimate 30000/40000 €. Lot sold 100.000 €. Photo Nagel each finely potted and supported on a straight foot rising to shallow gently rounded sides, the exterior painted in bright 'famille-rose' enamels with a continuous scene of a cock pecking at an insect, a hen and three chicks clambering on a grassy bank amidst a branch of flowering aster in yellow and purple and a sprig of... [Lire la suite]

20 avril 2013

A fine pair of small grisaille-decorated dishes, China, underglaze blue Yongzheng six-character marks and period

A fine pair of small grisaille-decorated dishes, China, underglaze blue Yongzheng six-character marks and period. Photo Nagel Auktionen Each dish has slightly outward-curved flared sides, the interiors delicately painted in grisaille, one with a scholar holding a staff standing on a promontory, the other with pavillions on the shores of a lake and with a willow tree in the foreground - D. 9,7 cm. Estimate: 40 000/60 000 € Provenance: Christie's New York, 29.3.2006, Lot 537 A similarly decorated pair of... [Lire la suite]