19 septembre 2021

A yellow-ground underglaze-blue 'double-gourd' vase, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566)

Lot 83. A yellow-ground underglaze-blue 'double-gourd' vase, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566). Height 7½ in., 19.1 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD. Lot sold: 75,600 USD © Sotheby's 2021 the globular lower body and pear-shaped upper bulb boldly painted in deep cobalt blue with meandering leafy lotus scroll, the waisted midsection with florets and a row of ruyi heads, all against a rich yellow-enameled ground, the base white and with a six-character mark within a... [Lire la suite]

18 décembre 2020

A rare yellow-ground underglaze-blue, 'crane' dish, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566)

  Lot 433. A rare yellow-ground underglaze-blue, 'crane' dish, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566); 13.7 cm, 5⅜ in. Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 HKD. Lot sold: 107,100 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Collection of Stephen Junkunc III. Sotheby's. China / 5000 years, Hong Kong, 27 November 2020  
20 avril 2020

A pair of yellow-ground underglaze-blue 'peach' dishes, seal marks and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3705. A pair of yellow-ground underglaze-blue 'peach' dishes, seal marks and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 27 cm., 10 5/8  in. Estimate 1,500,000 — 2,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,840,000 HKD (187,652 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. each well potted with shallow sides rising from a tapered foot to a slightly everted rim, the exterior decorated in underglaze blue with a continuous band of of trefoil leaves and floral blooms issuing from intertwining stems, the interior centred with a... [Lire la suite]
25 octobre 2019

A rare yellow-ground underglaze-blue 'lotus' archaistic vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 270. A rare yellow-ground underglaze-blue 'lotus' archaistic vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Height 32.3 cm, 12¾ in. Estimate: 150,000 - 250,000 GBP. Lot sold 399,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. of archaistic bronze form, skilfully potted with a baluster body rising from a splayed foot to a waisted neck and flared rim, flanked by a pair of large scroll handles, further adorned with raised bands and flanges to the neck and foot, the body painted in vibrant tones of cobalt blue with... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2019

A yellow-ground underglaze-blue and famille-rose 'Peach' vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 1315. A yellow-ground underglaze-blue and famille-rose 'Peach' vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Height 17 in., 43.8 cm. Estimate 4,000 - 6,000 USD. Lot sold 27,500  USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. with an apocryphal Yongzheng mark. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 23 March 2019
26 septembre 2018

A superb and rare yellow-ground underglaze-blue 'pomegranate' dish, mark and period of Zhengde (1506-1521)

Lot 127. A superb and rare yellow-ground underglaze-blue 'pomegranate' dish, mark and period of Zhengde (1506-1521); 29.2 cm, 11 1/2  in. Estimate 5,000,000 — 7,000,000 HKD (637,000 - 891,800 USD). Lot Sold 8,280,000 HKD (1,056,197 USD). Photo: Sotheby's.  well potted with low rounded sides rising from a tapered foot to a flared rim, finely painted to the interior in underglaze-blue with a large flowering pomegranate spray with two open blooms and three... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2018

A rare large yellow-ground underglaze-blue 'peach' dish, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3921. A rare large yellow-ground underglaze-blue 'peach' dish, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795); 10 5/8 in. (27 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1,000,000 - HKD 1,500,000. Price Realized HKD 1,160,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011    Finely painted in early Ming style with a central medallion of nine peaches suspended from gnarled leafy branches within a border of double-circles, repeated below the mouth rim, the exterior with a dense interwoven... [Lire la suite]
04 mai 2016

A yellow-ground underglaze-blue handled vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 125. A yellow-ground underglaze-blue handled vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Estimate 25,000 — 30,000 GBP (31,928 - 38,313 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. of quatrefoil section, well potted with a baluster body resting on a splayed foot and sweeping up to a long waisted neck and flared rim, the neck flanked by a pair of scroll handles modelled in the form of a stylised dragon, the body painted in varying tones of cobalt blue with a meandering leafy scroll bearing large... [Lire la suite]
27 avril 2013

A yellow-ground underglaze-blue handled cup, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 172. A yellow-ground underglaze-blue handled cup, Yongzheng mark and period; 12.3cm., 4 7/8 in. Estimate 40,000 - 60,000 GBP. Lot sold 92,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2013 the rounded sides rising from a short foot to a lobed rim, flanked by a pair of butterfly handles, the interior painted with a central floral medallion radiating with two rows of petal lappets each variously enclosing a lingzhi or floral spray, the exterior similarly decorated, all reserved on a bight lemon-yellow ground,... [Lire la suite]