18 décembre 2010

Vase en porcelaine de la famille rose. Chine, dynastie Qing, époque Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Vase en porcelaine de la famille rose. Chine, dynastie Qing, époque Yongzheng (1723-1735). photo Sotheby's de forme balustre, le col et le pied légèrement évasés, à décor peint de quatre Immortels au pied d'un grand rocher bordant une rivière près d'un arbre; 38,2 cm, 15 in. Est. 60,000—80,000 EUR. Lot Sold 210,750 EUR NOTE: The four immortals depicted on the present vase are Zhongli Quan, also known as Han Zhongli, considered leader of the Daoist Eight Immortals group and recognizable for his large stomach protruding... [Lire la suite]
01 décembre 2010

$16.7 Million Cranes Lift Christie's Chinese Art and Ceramics Sale in Hong Kong

One of a pair of Cloisonne enamel double crane censers of Yongzheng reign. EPA/YM YIK. HONG KONG (REUTERS).- A Hong Kong tycoon paid $16.7 million on Wednesday for a quartet of Chinese cloisonne cranes at a Christie's sale in Hong Kong that also saw strong prices paid for high-end Chinese ceramics amid a white-hot streak in the market. While parts of Europe have plunged into a debt crisis and the U.S. economy remains stagnant, China's antique-loving millionaires are splashing out on rare Chinese antiques and ceramics, driven by... [Lire la suite]
08 novembre 2010

A green decorated, black-ground saucer dish. Yongzheng & A pair of famille rose dishes. Guangxu

A green decorated, black-ground saucer dish. Yongzheng six-character mark © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd Painted in black enamel outline and washed overall in pale translucent green with two clusters of rockwork, issuing millet and lingzhi, divided by a tall upright cluster of a narcissus-like flower, the interior of the foot reserved white; 20.5cm (8in) diam - Estimate: £3,000 - 5,000, EUR 3,400 - 5,700, HKD 37,000 - 62,000. Unsold Note: This lot has been withdrawn A pair of famille rose dishes. Guangxu six-character... [Lire la suite]
08 novembre 2010

A pair of Canton enamel, famille rose water sprinklers for the Ottoman market

A pair of Canton enamel, famille rose water sprinklers for the Ottoman market © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd Each one decorated with shaped panels of floral designs (some damage). 25cm (10in) high (2). Sold for £900 Note: For another example from this genre, compare the Turkish glass sprinkler [V. & A. No.2108-1855]. This shape was also manufactured in English glass for the Indian market, where the form was known as Gulabpash. Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 8 Nov 2010. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com
30 octobre 2010

CHINE. Paire de coupes rondes en porcelaine à fonds jaune, en émaux de la famille rose. Marque et époque Guangxu (1875-1908)

CHINE. Paire de coupes rondes en porcelaine à fonds jaune, en émaux de la famille rose. Marque et époque Guangxu (1875-1908). photo courtesy Aguttes décorées de sept pies traitées en noir et blanc volant parmi des branches de pêcher fleuries L'extérieur décoré de trois fleurs de lotus, traitées en enroulement. Elles portent au revers , la marque Guangxu à six caractères en rouge, l'une d'entre elles dans un double cercle en bleu sous couverte. Diam. 19 cm - Selon une tradition familiale, ces pièces ont été offertes par... [Lire la suite]
25 octobre 2010

A fine and very rare Imperial famille rose 'Boy and Chicken' Cup, China, underglaze blue Qianlong six-character fanggu seal mark

A fine and very rare Imperial famille rose 'Boy and Chicken' Cup, China, underglaze blue Qianlong six-character fanggu seal mark, with an inscription dated to Bingshen Year, corresponding to 1776, and of the period. photo courtesy Nagel D. 8,2 cm - Estimate € 40 000 / 60 000 Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 5th 2010 www.auction.de
23 octobre 2010

Garniture complète en porcelaine aux émaux de la famille rose. Chine, époque Qianlong (1736-1795).

Garniture complète en porcelaine aux émaux de la famille rose. Chine, époque Qianlong (1736-1795). photo courtesy Pierre Bergé & associés comprenant trois potiches couvertes et deux vases cornets. H_43 (roses) et 50 cm - Estimation : 20 000 - 30 000 € Pierre Bergé & associés. Orient - Extrême Orient. Lundi 15 novembre à 14h00. Drouot-Richelieu - Salle 7 - Paris. EMail : contact@pba-auctions.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
27 septembre 2010

Asian Art Week at Christie's London in November

An important and very rare small guanyao baluster vase, Hu southern Song dynasty (1127-1279), 13th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010. LONDON.- The continuing international appeal of Asian Art was further illustrated in the September sales in New York which realised $70.7 million; re-confirming Christie’s continued position as market leader for the category with 72 % market share. This autumn, Christie’s London Asian Art Week will run from 9 - 12 November 2010, featuring important, rare and beautiful examples with... [Lire la suite]
23 septembre 2010

A 'Boneless' 'Famille Rose' Saucer Dish. Yongzheng Mark And Period.

A 'Boneless' 'Famille Rose' Saucer Dish. Yongzheng Mark And Period. photo courtesy Sotheby's with shallow rounded sides rising to a flared rim, the center delicately enamelled with blossoming flowers on stems; diameter 6 1/8 in., 15.5 cm. Estimate 7,000—9,000 USD. Lot Sold 28,750 USD Property from the collection of Alfred Guntermann Sotheby's. Fine Ceramics and works of Art. 15 Sept 2010. New York www.sothebys.com