14 juillet 2011

A Chinese porcelain famille rose square vase. Early Yongzheng, circa 1723.

A Chinese porcelain famille rose square vase. Early Yongzheng, circa 1723. Courtesy Marchant decorated with tapering panels each with a different bird, including a bird of paradise, all perched amongst flowering branches of magnolia, peony, camellia, winter prunus, tree peony and prunus within a black enamel frame with chamfered corners, beneath faceted panels with stylized pink flowerheads on a yellow ground reserved on a pink flowerhead diaper ground and beneath grisaille landscape panels on the gently flaring neck, the... [Lire la suite]
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27 mai 2011

The Yongzheng Emperor (1678-1735), Calligraphy in Running Script

The Yongzheng Emperor (1678-1735),  Calligraphy in Running Script. Photo Bonhams Ink on paper, hanging scroll . Inscribed and signed Yubi, with two seals of the Yongzheng Emperor .Dated fourth month of the second year of the Yongzheng reign (1724), 106.7cm x 48.5cm (42in x 19in). Sold for HK$660,000 Provenance:: Butterfields, San Francisco, 4 November 1993, lot 930An American private collectionWith the original letter of Professor Feng Erkang in 1994With the original letter of Professor Chen Jiexian in 2003This... [Lire la suite]
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22 mai 2011

Bonhams Hong Kong 2011 Spring Auctions: Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

  A rare and brilliantly enamelled ruby-ground 'yangcai' 'floral' bowl. Yongzheng yuzhi four-character mark and of the period. Photo: Bonhams   HONG KONG.- The Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art auction features a cornucopia of works of art from the sublime to niche collectibles, reflecting the rich diversity of China's Imperial and artistic output.  The sale includes several private collections of fine quality Chinese antiques, including:  Chinese Jades from the Collection of John and Berthe Ford The... [Lire la suite]
30 avril 2011

Vase Dragon, Assiette "Pêches", vases Doucai et Pousière de Thé. Marque et Période Yongzheng @ Photo Aguttes - Paris

Vase bouteille "Dragon". Marque Yongzheng  à six caractères en bleu sous couverte dans un double cercle. Photo Aguttes - Paris à fond émaillé blanc décoré en rose sur la panse de deux dragons à cinq griffes entourant la perle sacré dans un encadrement de nuages. Dragon et perle au col. H : 33 cm - Estimation : 30 000 / 40 000 € Assiette ronde en porcelaine blanche décorée en émaux de la famille rose. Marque Yongzheng  à six caractères en bleu sous couverte dans un double cercle.  Photo Aguttes - Paris de... [Lire la suite]
12 avril 2011

Ten best of Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art @ Sotheby's Hong Kong

An Extremely Rare And Magnificent Robin’s Egg And Famille-Rose Revolving Vase. Seal Mark And Period of Qianlong. Photo Sotheby's ingeniously crafted from three separate pieces fitted together, the freely turning body of globular form covered allover in a finely mottled turquoise and purple glaze, set between a ruby-ground neck and foot, the flared neck defly painted with scattered torch ginger lilies and lotus flowers borne on acathus leaf stems reserved on a sgraffiato feather ground incised through the ruby ground, flanked... [Lire la suite]
09 avril 2011

The Meiyintang Collection – An important selection of Imperial Chinese porcelains fetched HK$399,392,000 / US$51,204,103*

An exquisite blue and white 'fish pond' brush washer. Mark and period of Xuande.  Photo Sotheby's Hong Kong, April 7, 2011 Nicolas Chow, Sotheby’s International Head of Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Department, said: “As the seventh day of sales for Sotheby’s Hong Kong series, 1-7 April 2011, concludes, the company has achieved HK$2,628,604,000 / US$337,000,513, in excess of the high pre-sale estimate of HK$2,539,996,000 / US$326,478,000. While there were some remarkable prices during the evening sale of The Meiyintang... [Lire la suite]
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16 février 2011

Belle collection de Chine. Canton, Cie des Indes, famille verte, XVIIIe & XIXe siècles

Chine. Canton. Très rare paire de bougeoirs en forme d'éléphants harnachés. XIXe siècle. Courtesy DUPONT & Associés  décorés en polychromie et or de fleurettes.Haut.: 15,5 cm. Long.: 15 cm. Estimation : 4800/5800€ Chine. Cie des Indes. Rare suite de six assiettes à bord contourné en porcelaine. XVIIIe siècle. Courtesy DUPONT & Associés décorées en émaux polychromes de la famille rose d'un coq à queue noire sur un rocher percé et fleuri. L'aile à riche décor de fleurs dans des réserves en forme de frui... [Lire la suite]
01 janvier 2011

Famille rose @ Christie's Chinese Export Art, 25 January 2011, New York

A large pair of famille rose  jars and covers. Yongzheng-Early Qianlong period. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Very finely enameled in a delicate famille rose palette with a continuous scene of the Yang Family Lady Generals practicing in the rose-trellised courtyard of a palace, two ladies galloping out of the palace gate while court gentleman cheer them on from a balcony above, all below richly colored and patterned lappets issuing blossoms around the shoulders, repeated on the cover centering a blue and gilt lotus... [Lire la suite]
27 décembre 2010

Yongzheng & Qianlong famille rose @ Christie's, European Noble and Private Collections, Amsterdam

A pair of Chinese famille rose wine-pots and covers and a large cup and saucer. Yongzheng (1723-1735). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 The wine-pots each modelled with overhead upright handle and short curved spout, painted to the globular body with sprays of chrysanthemum to one side, and sprays of peony to the other, the flat covers painted en suite; and a cup and saucer decorated to the exterior with branches of peony, Chenghua six character mark to the base. The wine-pots 16 cm. high (4). Est. €1,000 - €1,500. Price... [Lire la suite]
19 décembre 2010

Monochromes Qing @ Sotheby's. Asian Art, 16 Dec 10, Paris

Coupe à pied en porcelaine monochrome sang-de-boeuf. Chine, dynastie Qing, marque et époque Yongzheng (1723-1735). photo Sotheby's le corps hémisphérique, les bords allant en s'affinant, sur un haut pied ceint d'un large anneau en relief, le pourtour uniformément recouvert d'une belle glaçure monochrome sang-de-boeuf, l'intérieur et la base émaillés blanc, marque zhuanshu Yongzheng en bleu sous couverte; 18,9 cm, 7 7/16 in. Est. 25,000—35,000 EUR. Lot Sold 51,150 EUR PROVENANCE: Formerly in the collection of the Danish... [Lire la suite]