13 novembre 2010

A coral-ground bowl. Qianlong seal mark and of the period

A coral-ground bowl. Qianlong seal mark and of the period © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd Finely enamelled around the exterior with intertwined lotus and hibiscus scrolls on a rich coral ground, fitted box; 12.8cm (5in) diam. (2). Sold for £14,400 Provenance: an English private collection Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 11 Nov 2010. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com
22 octobre 2010

A coral-ground famille rose porcelain bowl on wood stand, China, Jiaqing seal mark and period.

A coral-ground famille rose porcelain bowl on wood stand, China, Jiaqing seal mark and period. photo courtesy Nagel  B. 28,3 cm. Small polished chip inside below the rim, two feet of the stand glued - Estimate € 600 Property from a Belgium private collection Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 5th 2010 www.auction.de
22 octobre 2010

A fine coral-ground fencai bowl, China, errased mark to base, 18th/early 19th ct.

A fine coral-ground fencai bowl, China, errased mark to base, 18th-early 19th ct. photo courtesy Nagel D. 11,2 cm - Estimate € 900 Provenance: Former Georg Weishaupt Collection, Berlin Cf. For a bowl of this type from the Qianlong period see Bristish Rail Pension Fund, Sotheby's Hongkong, 16.5.1989. Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 5th 2010 www.auction.de
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22 octobre 2010

A fine pair of coral-ground gilt painted porcelain planters, China, Jiaqing-Daoguang period.

A fine pair of coral-ground gilt painted porcelain planters, China, Jiaqing-Daoguang period. photo courtesy Nagel D. 20,4 cm - very minor wear - Estimate € 4 000 Property from a Belgium private collection Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 5th 2010 www.auction.de
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25 avril 2010

Yongzheng doucai & famille verte @ Sotheby's Hong Kong

A superb doucai bottle vase. Mark and period of Yongzheng. photo Sotheby's the elegantly potted ovoid body rising from a recessed base to a tall cylindrical neck with cup-shaped mouth, superbly decorated around the exterior with underglaze blue, green, yellow, aubergine and iron-red enamelled ruyi-head cloud scrolls swirling up and around the body from the base to the rim, base inscribed within double-circles with a six-character reign mark in underglaze blue - 25.5 cm., 10 in. Est.15,000,000—25,000,000 HKD.... [Lire la suite]
21 mars 2010

Kangxi 'wucai', 'famille-verte', 'verte-imari' porcelains @ Sotheby's, Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, 23 Mar 2010, NY

A 'wucai' 'dragon and phoenix' dish. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. photo Sotheby's painted to the center in bright enamels and underglaze-blue with a yellow and a red dragon alternating with two phoenix all confronting on a chrysanthemum bloom borne with other flowers on leafy stems, the well and exterior with a similar design in a continuous band, the base with an apocryphal Xuande mark in underglaze blue - diameter 10 1/2 in., 27 cm - Estimate 6,000 - 8,000 USD NOTES: For a Ming prototype of this dish compare a Wanli dish... [Lire la suite]
06 décembre 2009

A fine and very rare coral-ground famille rose 'tang ying' bowl. Qianlong cyclical yihai date, corresponding to 1755

A fine and very rare coral-ground famille rose 'tang ying' bowl. Qianlong cyclical yihai date, corresponding to 1755 and of the period Finely potted with rounded sides rising from a footless recessed base, the exterior decorated with a cartouche enclosing an iron-red seal, Pin Yue, 'Crescent Moon', before a short inscription in cursive script with the Yihai cyclical date, followed by two seals, Tao Zhui, 'Pottery caster', the opposite with another inscription followed by Han Mo, 'Brush (and) Ink', all against a rich coral-red... [Lire la suite]
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07 novembre 2009

Underglaze blue and yellow, blue and green, coral-ground and iron-red porcelains sold @ Sotheby's London

An underglaze blue and yellow enamel dragon dish. Kangxi mark and period. photo courtesy Sotheby's the central medallion painted with a lively five-claw dragon chasing a flaming pearl amongst cloud scrolls and flames, with two further dragons striding around the cavetto, the exterior with two further similarly painted dragons - 32cm., 12 5/8 in. Est. 30,000—50,000 GBP - Sold 68,450 GBP PROVENANCE: Collection of F.C. Harrison, 1907 (according to label). Collection of Dr. Emil Hultmark, Stockholm (c. 1930). Emil... [Lire la suite]
08 septembre 2009

A collection of monochrome porcelains, Yongzheng, Qianlong and Tongzhi marks

A rare pair of copper-red-glazed jardinieres and stands. Yongzheng four-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735) The jardiniéres well potted with deep sides, the exterior and everted rim covered with a glaze of rich bean-red color stopping at the raised outer edge of the rim, the white glaze of the interior with faint blue-green tint, with a drainage hole in the bottom; the shallow stands also with everted rim above a band of chrysanthemum petals molded on the sides, covered with a similar glaze... [Lire la suite]