09 mai 2010

Yellow ground porcelains @ Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 10 May 2010. Knightsbridge

A Yellow-Ground, famille rose bowl. Underglaze blue Daoguang six-character mark and of the period. photo Bonhams. Decorated with flowerheads and scrolling foliage on the exterior and with five orange bats in the well (some old damage) - 18.5cm (7.25in) diameter. Estimate: £4,000 - 6,000 A yellow-ground famille rose bowl decorated with panels of flowers. Qianlong six-character mark. photo Bonhams. With a fitted box. Nearly 11.5cm (4.5in) diameter (2). Estimate: £400 - 600 A lemon-yellow ground, famille... [Lire la suite]
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05 mai 2010

A rare famille rose lime-green-ground vase. Iron-red Jiaqing seal mark and of the period

A rare famille rose lime-green-ground vase. Iron-red Jiaqing seal mark and of the period. photo Bonhams The ovoid vase beautifully enamelled with leafy lotus blossoms below bats alternating with Shou and Xi characters below the three auspicious fruit, pomegranate, peach and finger citron, all reserved on a lime-green ground, between a ruyi-head border on the shoulders and lotus-petal panels above the foot, the slightly-waisted neck with upright leaves. 21cm (8¼in) high. Estimate: £30,000 - 50,000, HK$350,000 - 590,000... [Lire la suite]
20 avril 2010

Qianlong 'famille-rose' & doucai porcelains @ Sotheby's Hong Kong

A large turquoise-ground 'famille-rose' vase. Seal mark and period of Qianlong. photo Sotheby's the ovoid body painted in bright enamels with iron-red bats carrying beribboned auspicious objects, flying amidst a multi-coloured composite floral meander, all reserved on a turquoise ground, between ruyi and petal borders, the tall waisted neck supported on a collar decorated with shou medallions, similarly painted and flanked with iron-red monster mask handles, the rim and low foot encircled by various formal borders, the base... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2010

Christie's Presents Imperial Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art in Hong Kong

A magnificent and highly important imperial early Ming gilt-bronze figure of Amitayus. Xuande incised six-character mark and of the period (1426-1435), 22 1/2 in. (57.1 cm.) high. Estimate on request. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010. HONG KONG.- The 14th Hong Kong sale of Imperial Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art on Monday 31 May 2010 illustrates the depth of Christie’s experience and longstanding commitment to this rich and vibrant area of Asian Art. Demand is strong for the finest, rarest and most beautiful works in this... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2010

Two 'famille-rose' porcelains. Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period

A 'famille-rose' 'eggshell' plate. Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period. photo courtesy Sotheby's delicately painted with an interior setting of a seated woman with two boys, the everted rim with an intricate floral border in gilding outlined in rouge-de-fer - diameter 8 3/4 in., 21.4cm. Est. 8,000—10,000 USD. Lot Sold 23,750 USD PROVENANCE: Christie's London, 8th November, 2005, lot 127.S. Marchant & Son, London, 2006. EXHIBITED: Tentoonstelling van Oude Kunst, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, 1936 (according to label). A... [Lire la suite]
18 février 2010

Highlights of Asian Art @ Nagel Auctions, May 7th-8th 2010

A Rare Transitional Vase inscribed Kongming qiuye ji lushui Property from an important South German private collection A Large Bronze Figure Of Guanyin, China, Ming dynasty, h. 60 cm. Property from an old Dutch private collection An Imperial Famille Rose Bowl, Daoguang seal mark and period. Property from an important South German private collection An Imperial Cloisonné Enamel Censer, Qianlong four-character mark and of the period Property from an important South German private collection ... [Lire la suite]
24 janvier 2010

Chinese export animals from the Private Collection of Elinor Gordon @ Sotheby's New York

A very rare Chinese export figure of a reclining stag. Second half 18th century. photo Sotheby's its coat thickly enamelled in yellow, the white enamelled spots with an incised whorl pattern, its head fitted with detachable antlers. length 8 in., 20.3 cm. Estimate 15,000—25,000 USD. Lot Sold 62,500 USD NOTE: This exact model of reclining deer is apparently unrecorded. A figure of a reclining deer with white spotted brown coat in the Copeland Collection at the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts is illustrated and... [Lire la suite]
03 janvier 2010

Porcelaines de Chine sold @ Hampel, 4 décembre 2009

Chinesisches Deckelgefäß. Das Porzellan China, 18. Jahrhundert. -Deckelgefäß mit feuervergoldeter Bronzemontur. Der Fuß ringsum mit Godronnierungen, seitlich befestigt mit Karyatiden, in Muschelmotive übergehend, daran befestigt jeweils ein Griff. Der Deckel (rep.) mit Pinienzapfen. Porzellan der Famille verte. Höhe: 38 cm. Adjugé € 6.400 Vier-Jahreszeiten-Vase (Sommer). China, 19. Jahrhundert. Vierkantige, sich nach unten leicht verjüngende Vasenform, mit hohem zylindrischen und am Rand ausgestelltem... [Lire la suite]
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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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03 décembre 2009

Arts d’Asie/Asian Art @ Sotheby's Paris

Flasque en porcelaine bleu blanc, bianhu. Chine, Dynastie Ming, Epoque Yongle (1403-1424) Est. 200 000-300 000 €. Photo Sotheby's L’année 2009 se terminera pour Sotheby’s France le 18 décembre avec la vente d’Arts d’Asie. 378 lots comprenant de la céramique et des objets d’art chinois ainsi que de l’art du Japon et d’Asie du Sud-est. The year 2009 ends at Sotheby’s France with a sale of Asian Art on December 18. The 378 lots range from Chinese ceramics and works of art to works of art from Japan and South-East Asia. En... [Lire la suite]