23 mai 2022

A yellow-ground famille-rose medallion bowl, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 101. A yellow-ground famille-rose medallion bowl, Qing dynasty, 19th century; Diameter 11.6 cm, 4⅝ in. Lot sold 27,720 GBP (Estimate : 10,000 - 15,000 GBP). © Sotheby's 2022 the base with hall mark reading Caixiutang zhi in underglaze blue. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 11 May 2022

23 mai 2022

A fine yellow-ground famille-rose bowl, Seal mark and period of Daoguang

Lot 99. A fine yellow-ground famille-rose bowl, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850); Diameter 18.4 cm, 7¼ in. Lot sold 56,700 GBP (Estimate : 20,000 - 30,000 GBP). © Sotheby's 2022 the base with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue. Note: Based on earlier enamelled models first made during the Kangxi period, several bowls of this combination and size bearing a Daoguang mark are known, compare, for instance, a bowl of this type in the Baur Collection, Geneva,... [Lire la suite]
10 février 2022

A green-ground sancai bowl & A yellow-ground sancai bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 318. A green-ground sancai bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722), diameter 19 cm. Sold for CHF 1,500 (Estimate CHF 1,200 / 1,800 -  € 1,120/ 1,680). © Koller Decorated with blossoming stems. Minor crack. Lot 319. A yellow-ground sancai bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722), diameter 21.2 cm. Sold for CHF 1,500 (Estimate CHF 1,200 / 1,800 -  € 1,120/ 1,680). © Koller With a Lingzhi fungus mark in a double... [Lire la suite]
20 décembre 2021

A pair of famille rose yellow-ground ‘flower’ medallion bowls, Daoguang six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the p

Lot 2908. A pair of famille rose yellow-ground ‘flower’ medallion bowls, Daoguang six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 5 7⁄8 in. (15 cm) diam. Price realised HKD 1,500,000 (Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000).© Christie's 2021 Each bowl is decorated and gilt to the exterior with four medallions, each enclosing flower and lingzhi sprays, and separated by leafy branches bearing a pair of peaches rising from a beribboned swastika symbol, all reserved... [Lire la suite]
17 novembre 2021

A rare large yellow-ground silk brocade 'vajradhatu' square mandala, Early 15th century

Lot 221. A rare large yellow-ground silk brocade 'vajradhatu' square mandala, Early 15th century 190.5cm (75 1/2in) x 194cm (76 3/8in). Sold for £ 35,250 (€ 41,919) (Est: £30,000 - £50,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Finely woven with large blossoming lotus issuing from a continuous meander and scrolling foliage, each flower supporting a different Tibetan character executed in gold script woven in flat gilded paper, forming the 'Offering of the Universe' mantra reading from the centre to the east, south, west and... [Lire la suite]
12 octobre 2021

A famille rose yellow-ground sgraffiato 'medallion' bowl, Xianfeng six-character seal mark in iron-red and of the period

Lot 820. A famille rose yellow-ground sgraffiato 'medallion' bowl, Xianfeng six-character seal mark in iron-red and of the period (1851-1861); 6 ¼ in. (15.9 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 93,750. © Christie's 2021 The bowl is decorated on the exterior with two descending phoenixes between green and iron-red five-clawed dragons pursuing flaming pearls amidst flower sprigs, below a band of Buddhist emblems alternating with ruyi heads joined by a... [Lire la suite]

12 mai 2021

A Rare Yellow-Ground Underglaze-Blue ‘Ram’ Vase, Zun, Yongzheng Period, 1723-1735

Lot 3210. A Rare Yellow-Ground Underglaze-Blue ‘Ram’ Vase, Zun, Yongzheng Period (1723-1735). H 32.5cm. Estimate HKD 5,800,000 - 8,000,000 (USD 743,590 - 1,025,641). Sold Price: HKD 7,200,000 (USD 923,077). Copyright 2021 © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited This vase is potted with a gently compressed globular body rising from a splayed foot to a tall waisted neck and the upper shoulder is decorated with three ram heads. The lower neck is encircled by a raised double-fillet band, repeated at the central and... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2021

A Yellow-Ground Green-Enamelled ‘Bird And Flower’ Bowl, Jiaqing Period, 1796-1820

Lot 3001. A Yellow-Ground Green-Enamelled ‘Bird And Flower’ Bowl, Jiaqing Period (1796-1820). H 17.2cm. Estimate HKD 10,000 - 20,000 (USD 1,282 - 2,564). Sold Price: HKD 50,400 (USD 6,462). Copyright 2021 © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Provenance : Christie Hong Kong, 20 September 1989, lot 617. Poly Auctions. Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 21 April 2021
11 mai 2021

An unusual yellow-ground famille-rose vase, Shendetang hall mark, Qing dynasty, Daoguang period (1821-1850)

Lot 3637. An unusual yellow-ground famille-rose vase, Shendetang hall mark, Qing dynasty, Daoguang period (1821-1850); 31 cm. Estimate: 1,000,000 - 1,500,000 HKD. Lot sold: 2,142,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the finely potted globular body rising to a slender cylindrical neck with a gilded mouthrim, decorated around the exterior with scattered sprays of pink prunus blossoms and green bamboo, all reserved on a bright lemon-yellow ground, the interior and the base covered in a turquoise glaze, the recessed base... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2021

A yellow-ground blue and white 'gardenia' dish, Zhengde six-character mark and of the period (1506-1521)

Lot 862. A yellow-ground blue and white 'gardenia' dish, Zhengde six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1506-1521); 10 in. (25.6 cm.) diam., Japanese double wood box. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2021 The dish is decorated in the center with a blossoming gardenia branch surrounded by four flowering or fruiting sprays of ribbon-tied lotus, peach, grape and pomegranate, with... [Lire la suite]