13 mai 2009

A yellow-ground famille rose 'medallion' bowl. Daoguang underglaze-blue six-character sealmark and of the period (1821-50)

A yellow-ground famille rose 'medallion' bowl. Daoguang underglaze-blue six-character sealmark and of the period (1821-50) Brightly enamelled around the exterior with three medallions enclosing rams resting and cavorting in a garden setting, each medallion interspersed by a vase with flowers surrounded by auspicious objects, all reserved on a bright yellow sgraffiato ground, the interior finely painted in shades of cobalt blue with a central medallion enclosing further rams and surrounded by flowering stems. 5¾ in. (15 cm.)... [Lire la suite]
08 mars 2009

A 'Famille-Rose' Yellow-Ground 'Medallion' Bowl, Daoguang Seal Mark and Period

A 'Famille-Rose' Yellow-Ground 'Medallion' Bowl, Daoguang Seal Mark and Period the rounded exterior painted with three medallions each featuring a goat beneath a tree, interspersed with precious objects reserved against a lemon-yellow sgraffiato ground, the interior painted in underglaze-blue with a central medallion enclosing three goats, surrounded on the sides by floral sprays bearing tassels of precious objects. diameter 5 2/3 in., 14.6 cm. Estimate 10,000—15,000 USD Sotheby's. Chinese Works of Art. 17 Mar 09.New York... [Lire la suite]
08 mars 2009

A 'Famille-Rose' Ruby-Ground 'Medallion' Bowl, Daoguang Seal Mark and Period

A 'Famille-Rose' Ruby-Ground 'Medallion' Bowl, Daoguang Seal Mark and Period Japanese wood box (2). diameter 5 3/4 in., 14.6 cm. Estimate 8,000—10,000 USD Sotheby's. Chinese Works of Art. 17 Mar 09.New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's