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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02 juillet 2011

A Chinese famille rose silver-mounted porcelain rectangular snuff box, third quarter 18th century.

A Chinese famille rose silver-mounted porcelain rectangular snuff box, third quarter 18th century. Photo Bonhams Each side painted in underglaze-blue with a foliate scrollwork border, enclosing, on the base and sides, a polychrome flower spray, and on the cover a landscape scene with putti in disguise, the inside cover with a scene with a Chinese couple and a child in a landscape setting with buildings, the interior gilt, the mounts with 'J' discharge mark for the Netherlands, 1906-53, 7cm across. Estimate: £1,000 - 1,500, €... [Lire la suite]
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09 juin 2011

Paire de vases cornets en porcelaine de la Famille Rose. Chine, XIXème siècle

Paire de vases cornets en porcelaine de la Famille Rose. Chine, XIXème siècle. Photo Gestas-Carrère & Internechères décor au daim h, 24 cm Expert: Pierre ANSAS GESTAS - CARRERE. SAMEDI 25 JUIN à 14H30. 3, allées Catherine de Bourbon, 64000 Pau. Tél. : 05.59.84.72.72 - Fax : 05.59.84.86.84 - Email :  contact@etude-gestas-carrere.com
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28 mai 2011

A fine pair of famille rose and pink enamel eggshell dishes. Yongzheng six-character marks, Late Qing dynasty

A fine pair of famille rose and pink enamel eggshell dishes. Yongzheng six-character marks, Late Qing dynasty. Photo Bonhams Each dish finely potted with the uttermost delicacy, of shallow rounded form with steep rounded sides, the underside covered in a rich glaze, the interior intricately decorated in rich tones of famille rose enamels with a pair of swallows, one perched on the branches of a plum blossom tree, the other in flisht, with two butterflies hovering above, the base inscribed with a six-character mark within a double... [Lire la suite]
28 mai 2011

A finely enamelled famille rose 'peach' dish. Yongzheng six-character mark within a double circle and possibly of the period

A finely enamelled famille rose 'peach' dish. Yongzheng six-character mark within a double circle and possibly of the period. Photo Bonhams The delicately potted circular dish with steep sides rising from a pronounced footring and flaring out at the rim, brilliantly enamelled in shades of pink, white, green and brown with three bats in flight amongst five peaches on flowering branches, the design continuing over the rim to the underside with an additional three peaches and two bats forming the 'wufu' ('five abundances'), the... [Lire la suite]
18 mai 2011

Christie's Chinese Imperial Ceramics & Works of Art Sales Valued at Close to HK$1 Billion

A specialist from Christie's auction house introduces a Famille Rose revolving and reticulated 'Chilong' double vase. EPA/YM YIK. A "Magnificent Famille Rose Revolving And Reticulated 'Chilong' Double Vase", with Qianlong iron-red six-character sealmark, is lit up during a Christie's preview in Hong Kong May 17, 2011. The item is expected to fetch $31 million at the auction house's upcoming Hong Kong Spring Sale of Chinese ceramics and works of art on June 1. REUTERS/Bobby Yip. HONG KONG.- Christie’s Hong Kong Spring sales of... [Lire la suite]
16 mai 2011

A massive pair of famille rose powder-blue-ground baluster vases and cover. Qianlong/Jiaqing

A massive pair of famille rose powder-blue-ground baluster vases and cover. Qianlong-Jiaqing period. Photo Bonhams Boldly reserved on the bodies with three large leaf-shaped panels in similar designs, one with an elegant lady and attendant on a fenced terrace, one with a lady Immortal holding a basket of flowers beside a bowing lady, one with a standing lady and a spotted deer on a leafy terrace, the three large panels divided by pairs of smaller four-lobed oval floral panels on the body, the necks and cover each with three... [Lire la suite]
16 mai 2011

Porcelaines de Chine montées, XVIIIème siècle @ Kohn - Paris

Paire de vases coiuverts. Epoque Louis XV, vers 1745-1749. Photo Kohn - Paris Matériaux: Porcelaine et bronzes dorés. L. 34,5 cm, H. 30 cm - Estimation : 300 000 / 500 000 €Rarissime paire de vases avec leurs couvercles en porcelaine de Chine à fond ventre de biche et réserves à fond blanc à décor de fl eurs de pivoine et de branches de prunus dans les tons bleu, rose, vert et jaune appartenant au répertoire de la Famille Rose, d'époque Qianlong (1735-1795). Riche monture en bronze doré à la feuille au "C" couronné à décor de... [Lire la suite]
13 mai 2011

A very large pair of famille rose turquoise-ground 'peach' fishbowls. Da Ya Zhai marks, Guangxu

A very large pair of famille rose turquoise-ground 'peach' fishbowls. Da Ya Zhai marks, Guangxu.  Photo Bonhams Each enamelled with large leafy gnarled peach trees amidst nandina sprays, the trees bearing peach on one side, and peach blossom on the reverse, all reserved on a turquoise ground, with a key-fret border on yellow ground below the lipped rim enamelled with chrysanthemum scrolls, each bowl with an oval iron-red Da Ya Zhai mark within an oval frame flanked by a pair of dragons pursuing the flaming pearl... [Lire la suite]
13 mai 2011

Million Pound Lots and Fierce Bidding Provide a Record Result at Bonhams Fine Chinese Art Sale

  LONDON.- There was barely standing room and a tangible buzz at Bonhams Fine Chinese Art Sale in London today (12.5.11), which saw many items rocket way beyond their pre-sale estimates. The sale ended with a sold total of £16.9m with 95% sold by value. This takes Bonhams Asian Art week total – including two Japanese Art sales (£1.6m and £1.7m) and an Asian Works of Art sale (£1.2m) at Knightsbridge to a massive £21,473,200. This result puts Bonhams in the lead on Asian sales in London at close of play today. Colin Sheaf,... [Lire la suite]