17 mai 2020

A rare Beijing enamel yellow-ground 'peaches' seal paste box and cover, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3783. A rare Beijing enamel yellow-ground 'peaches' seal paste box and cover, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 6 cm., 2 3/8  in. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 HKD. Sold for 1,750,000 HKD (201,173 EUR). Photo Sotheby's of octafoil section, the domed cover delicately painted on each lobe with the attributes of the Eight Immortals wrapped in billowing ribbons, encircling a leafy branch bearing two peaches coloured in shaded tones of apple-green to vivid raspberry-pink, the... [Lire la suite]

10 avril 2020

A rare late Ming yellow-ground green-enamelled incised 'Daoist figures' bowl, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period (1522

Lot 3985. A rare late Ming yellow-ground green-enamelled incised 'Daoist figures' bowl, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period (1522-1566); 6 1/2 in. (16.6 cm.) diam. Estimate 900,000 - HKD 1,200,000. Price realised HKD 1,340,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012.  The bowl is finely potted with rounded sides rising to a flared rim, the exterior incised and enamelled in a bright green against a yellow ground, with four Daoist figures holding their attributes dancing in a balustraded... [Lire la suite]
06 avril 2020

A fine yellow-ground 'bats' bowl, mark and period of Yongzheng(1723-1735)

Lot 3178. A fine yellow-ground 'bats' bowl, mark and period of Yongzheng(1723-1735); 15 cm., 5 7/8 in. Estimate 700,000 — 900,000 HKD. Lot Sold 3,620,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the steep rounded sides supported on a flared foot, incised around the exterior with twelve iron-red and white bats in flight, each holding a pale-green double-gourd suspended from a blue ribbon in its beak, set amidst swirling green clouds with incised detailing, all between a band of... [Lire la suite]
20 février 2020

A pair of famille rose yellow-ground bowls, Guangxu period (1875-1908)

Lot 1827. A pair of famille rose yellow-ground bowls, Guangxu period (1875-1908); 3 5/16 in. (8.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.   With steep sides rising to the rounded rim, painted around the exterior with the characters fu, lu, shou, and xi encircled by five bats and small ruyi heads in famille rose enamels within gilt cartouches, reserved on a yellow and... [Lire la suite]
06 janvier 2020

A fine famille rose yellow-ground bowl, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1392. A fine famille rose yellow-ground bowl, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 68,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013. The bowl has deep, rounded sides that rise to a slightly everted rim and are decorated on the exterior with four conjoined flower sprays reserved on a lemon-yellow ground. Provenance: Acquired in London in the 1960s. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New... [Lire la suite]
06 janvier 2020

A fine famille rose yellow-ground bowl, Daoguang seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 1315. A fine famille rose yellow-ground bowl, Daoguang seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 93,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013. The exterior is decorated with an elaborate frieze of six large stylized flowers borne on leafy scrolling stems reserved on a rich lemon-yellow ground, and the interior is decorated with five iron-red bats (wufu) in flight in the center. Provenance: The exterior is decorated with an... [Lire la suite]

15 décembre 2019

A yellow-ground Famille Rose jardinière, Qing Dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 88. A yellow-ground Famille Rose jardinière, Qing Dynasty, 18th-19th century; 18,3 cm, 7¼ in. Estimate:  1,500 - 2,000 EUR. Lot sold: 8,750 EUR. © Sotheby's. rectangulaire reposant sur quatre pieds, les côtés décorés de rinceaux feuillagés polychromes sur fond jaune, les bords légèrement lobés. Sotheby's. Arts d'Asie, Paris, 10 december 2019. 
12 octobre 2019

A yellow-ground famille rose ‘medallion’ bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 51. A yellow-ground famille rose ‘medallion’ bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 5 ¾ in. (14.7 cm.) diam.Estimate HKD 60,000 - HKD 80,000. Price realised HKD 187,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 Property from the Quek Kiok Lee Collection.  Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong, 24 February 1983. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including the Quek Kiok Lee Collection, Hong... [Lire la suite]
12 octobre 2019

A yellow-ground famille rose ‘Eternal light of Buddhism’ bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 171. A yellow-ground famille rose ‘Eternal light of Buddhism’ bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795);  4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm.) diam., box. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 160,000. Price realised HKD 100,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019  Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including the Quek Kiok Lee Collection, Hong Kong, 9 October 2019
07 septembre 2019

An Imperial yellow-ground fur-trimmed kesi twelve-symbol 'dragon' robe (jifu), Qing dynasty, Guangxu period (1875-1908)

Lot 671. An Imperial yellow-ground fur-trimmed kesi Twelve-symbol 'dragon' robe (jifu), Qing dynasty, Guangxu period (1875-1908). Length 68 in., 172.7 cm; Height 52 in., 132.1 cm. Estimate 50,000 — 60,000 USD. © Sotheby's.  finely woven, with nine golden dragons each pursuing a 'flaming pearl' amidst a network of blue lingzhi-shaped cloud scrolls, bats, wan and shou characters, interspersed with the Twelve Symbols of Imperial Authority in orthodox... [Lire la suite]