11 septembre 2018

A yellow-ground 'fori changming' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 159. A yellow-ground 'fori changming' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Diameter 6 3/8  in., 16.2 cm. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000. Unsold. © Sotheby's. the deep, rounded sides rising from a short foot to a gently everted rim, the exterior sumptuously enameled with four pink medallions finely painted with iron-red trellis pattern and enclosing the characters fo ri chang ming ('the light of Buddha shines eternally') in bright cobalt, all framed by meandering... [Lire la suite]

21 mars 2018

A yellow-ground 'lotus' double-gourd vase, Jiajing mark and period (1522–1566)

Lot 454. A yellow-ground 'lotus' double-gourd vase, Jiajing mark and period (1522–1566). Height 9 in., 23 cm.  Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot sold 32,500 USD. © Sotheby's 2018 the compressed globular lower body rising through a waisted center to the pear-form tapering upper bulb, painted with bold iron-red lotus blossoming on a scrolling underglaze blue leafing stems, the waist with auspicious emblems and stylized clouds, all between double line borders and on a bright... [Lire la suite]
23 juillet 2017

An exceptionally rare yellow-ground blue and white 'Phoenix' dish, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566)

Lot 3118. An exceptionally rare yellow-ground blue and white 'Phoenix' dish, Jiajing six-character mark within double circles and of the period (1522-1566), 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - HKD 2,500,000. Price realised HKD 2,320,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The shallow dish is finely painted in cobalt blue in the centre with an ascending phoenix with outspread wings and a tail comprised of five serrated tail feathers amidst a meandering lotus scroll, the well with a... [Lire la suite]
11 juillet 2017

A large yellow-ground bats and clouds porcelain bottle vase, underglaze blue Qianlong mark, Guangxu period

Lot 677. A large yellow-ground bats and clouds porcelain bottle vase, underglaze blue Qianlong mark, Guangxu period (1875-1908), H. 52,8 cm. Estimate €6 000/10 000. Lot sold 7 500 €. © Nagel Very minor wear to enamels. Property from a South German private collection, assembled between 1960 and 1990. Nagel. Fine Asian Art - Salzburg, 16./17.06.2017
01 mai 2017

A Meissen yellow-ground écuelle, cover and stand, circa 1750

Lot 24. A Meissen yellow-ground écuelle, cover and stand, circa 1750, the stand 17.5cm., 6 7/8 in. diam., the écuelle 15.6cm., 6 1/8 in. across handles. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000. Photo: Sotheby's.  painted in the manner of Johann Gottfried Klinger with cut flowers in quatrefoil panels edged in enamel, the ear-shaped handles and finial picked out in gilding, crossed swords marks in underglaze-blue, Quantité: 3 Provenance: The Erich von Goldschmidt-Rothschild Collection (by repute);With... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2017

An Imperial Beijing enamel yellow-ground 'European Subject' snuff bottle, mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3696. An Imperial Beijing enamel yellow-ground 'European Subject' snuff bottle, mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795), 6 cm, 2 3/8  in. Estimate 700,000 — 900,000 HKD. Lot sold 875,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's.  the ovoid body with a flat lip and slightly recessed, slightly convex foot surrounded by a protruding flat footrim, painted in famille-rose enamels on each main side with a panel enclosing a European subject, one depicting a bare-breasted woman wearing a scarf... [Lire la suite]

05 septembre 2016

A rare yellow-ground 'yangcai' 'lotus' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 265. A rare yellow-ground 'yangcai' 'lotus' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's the deep rounded sides rising from a short slightly tapered foot to an everted rim, brilliantly enameled around the exterior with a continuous lotus scroll with stylized blooms, all reserved on a vibrant lemon-yellow ground, the base with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue Diameter 6 3/4  in., 17.1 cm Provenance: Acquired in London in the... [Lire la suite]
24 mai 2016

A large yellow-ground porcelain vase, Qing Dynasty, Daoguang Mark and of the Period (1821-1850)

Lot 154. A large yellow-ground porcelain vase, Qing Dynasty, Daoguang Mark and of the Period (1821-1850). Estimate 60 000 € - 70 000 €. Photo Cambi Casa d'Aste. with storks and double pumkins-handles, h.: 68 cm.  CAMBI CASA D'ASTE, 20121 MILANO. Fine Chinese Works of Art (Milano), le 24 Mai 2016 à 9h30
13 septembre 2015

A pair of yellow-ground 'One Hundred Bat' dishes, Tongzhi marks and period

Lot 315. A pair of yellow-ground 'One Hundred Bat' dishes, Tongzhi marks and period (1865-1875. Diameter 8 5/8  in., 21.8 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Lot sold 18,750 USD. Photo: Sotheby's 2015 each with rounded sides rising from a gently flaring foot, painted on the interior with iron-red bats in flight against a deep yellow ground, the underside enameled with three detached floral sprays in famille-rose on a white ground, four character marks in iron red (2).  ... [Lire la suite]
13 septembre 2015

A rare pair of Dayazhai yellow-ground jardinières, Guangxu-Early Republic period, 19th-20th century

A rare pair of Dayazhai yellow-ground jardinières, Guangxu-Early Republic period, 19th-20th century. Estimate $30,000 – $50,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each is decorated around the exterior en grisaille with a continuous scene of peony above lotus lappets and below ruyifilled with foliate scrollwork, with the Dayazhai mark in iron red and tian di yi jia chun (Spring throughout the heaven and earth as one family) in an oval cartouche surrounded by dragons. 12 ½ in.... [Lire la suite]