03 mai 2019

A pair of lemon yellow-enamelled wine cups, Yongzheng six-character marks in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the

Lot 160. A pair of lemon yellow-enamelled wine cups, Yongzheng six-character marks in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm.) diam. Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000 (USD 39,090 - USD 65,150). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The cups are of deep tapering form with a slightly everted rim and are supported on a short ring foot. They are covered to the exterior with a bright lemon yellow enamel and the interiors and bases are applied with a transparent glaze. ... [Lire la suite]

23 mars 2019

A small white-glazed anhua-decorated wine cup, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 537. A small white-glazed anhua-decorated wine cup, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735). Height 1 1/2  in., 3.8 cm. Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,0000. Lot Sold 25,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the delicately potted U-shaped sides tapering toward the straight foot, finely incised around the body with two five-clawed dragons each in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl', their mouths open in a roar and their long whiskers and manes blowing outward amidst flame scrolls, the base with... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2019

A fine pair of famille-verte wine cups, Kangxi marks and period (1662-1722)

Lot 513. A fine pair of famille-verte wine cups, Kangxi marks and period (1662-1722).Diameter 2 3/8  in., 6 cm. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 USD. Lot sold 375,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. each finely potted, of U-form, the gently rounded sides rising steeply from a recessed base, the exterior beautifully enameled with a continuous scene depicting inspirational scholarly themes; one in a wintry landscape with the Tang dynasty poet Meng Haoran in heavy robes, riding a donkey followed by an... [Lire la suite]
17 janvier 2019

A French-Swiss silver-gilt wine cup, maker's mark IGH (Rosenberg 6275), Mulhouse, circa 1660

Lot 59. A French-Swiss silver-gilt wine cup, maker's mark IGH (Rosenberg 6275), Mulhouse, circa 1660; 17.2cm., 7in. high. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 7,500 GBP. © Sotheby's 2017. tulip shaped bowl embossed and chased with flowers above baluster stem and domed foot matching the body, marked on bowl, bowl and foot also with post 1838 French smallwork control marks. Sotheby's. From Earth to Fire, London, 4 May 2017
13 décembre 2018

A set of eight porcelain coral monochrome wine cups, 19th century

Lot 580. Chine, Dynastie Qing, XIXe siècle Série de huit coupes à vin en porcelaine à glaçure corail. Hauteur : 4 cm. Diamètre : 6 cm. Estimation: 400 € / 500 €. Unsold. Courtesy Artprecium. Léger éclat au col de l’une des coupes.Provenance : Collection SpoerryA set of eight Chinese 19th century porcelain coral monochrome mouth cups. Arts d'Asie chez Artprecium, 75009 Paris (France), le 14 Décembre 2018 à 10h et 15h - Monsieur Jean GAUCHET, Expert  
12 juin 2018

Petite coupe à vin en grès émaillée Jun, Dynastie Song (960-1279)

  Lot 156. Petite coupe à vin en grès émaillée Jun, Dynastie Song (960-1279); 6,2 cm, 2 3/8  in. Estimation 4,000 — 6,000 EUR. Lot sold 10,625 EUR. Courtesy Sotheby's. les côtés arrondis recouverts d'une épaisse couche de glaçure bleu ciel s'arrêtant de manière irrégulière au-dessus du pied évasé. A small 'Jun' wine cup, Song dynasty Provenance: Formerly in the Collection of Walter Bondy (1880-1940), Berlin. Auction Sammlung Walter Bondy, Berlin. Ostasiatische Kunst, 18th and 19th May 1927,... [Lire la suite]

06 juin 2018

A blue and white wine cup, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 198. A blue and white wine cup, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722); 2 5/8 in. (6.5 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000. Price realised GBP 12,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The thinly potted cup is delicately decorated to one side with flowers blossoming amongst rocks below dragonflies, and the other with bamboo shoots amongst rocks below a wasp in flight.  Provenance: Acquired in Paris in 2013. ... [Lire la suite]
21 mars 2018

A small wucai wine cup, Wanli six-character mark within a circle and of the period (1573-1619) 

Lot 2213. A small wucai wine cup, Wanli six-character mark within a circle and of the period (1573-1619); 2 11/16 in. (6.8 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 120,000 - HKD 180,000. Price realised HKD 560,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2012 The shallow rounded sides are painted with four quatrefoil panels each depicting a seated scholar in a garden setting, interspersed with floral sprigs. The interior is painted with a medallion of leafy floral spray, surrounded by four clusters of grapes around the... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2018

A fine famille-verte wine cup, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 336. A fine famille-verte wine cup, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Diameter 3 1/8  in., 8 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 25,000 USD. Lot sold 30,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby’s. delicately potted, the conical sides rising from a short straight foot, the interior finely painted with cranes diving between clouds toward stylized waves in the well, the exterior with a traveler astride a donkey riding through an early spring landscape, an attendant following on foot, the base with an apocryphal... [Lire la suite]
24 octobre 2017

A small fine and rare doucai wine cup, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 131. A small fine and rare doucai wine cup, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735). Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 USD. Lot sold 84,000 USD. Photo: Sothebys. elegantly potted, the exterior delicately painted in cobalt-blue outline and enameled with multi-colored lotus sprays, each supporting a bowl containing an auspicious emblem including rocks, a conch shell, a lotus, and a small cup, all resting upon a recessed base; 2 7/8 in., 7.3 cm. Note: The design of this bowl is after the... [Lire la suite]