22 mai 2009

A 'famille rose' saucer dish. Yongzheng period

A 'famille rose' saucer dish. Yongzheng period the rounded sides rising to a slightly flared rim, the interior painted with a bird perched on a branch of flowering prunus and peony. 20.4cm., 8in. Est. 3,000—4,000 GBP. Lot Sold 3,750 GBP PROVENANCE: Franzero Collection. Corrado Zingone Collection, no. 24. Sir C. Price Collection. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 13 May 09. London www.sothebys.com
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22 mai 2009

A fine and large 'famille-rose' fish bowl. Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

A fine and large 'famille-rose' fish bowl. Qing dynasty, Qianlong period the body of slightly compressed globular form rising from a recessed base to a broad lipped rim, finely enamelled around the exterior with large lotus flower heads amidst leafy composite floral strapwork, all between a lotus-lappet band at the base and a ruyi collar at the gilt rim, the interior and base turquoise. 40cm., 15 3/4 in. Est. 50,000—70,000 GBP. Lot Sold 199,250 GBP PROVENANCE: Private Collection, England. NOTE: Large fishbowls painted in... [Lire la suite]
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21 mai 2009

A famille rose snuff bottle. Iron-red Daoguang four-character seal mark and of the period

A famille rose snuff bottle. Iron-red Daoguang four-character seal mark and of the period Of compressed form with convex lip and recessed oval foot, painted on one side with a couple by a river, the reverse painted with a blossoming willow tree, with stopper.  6.9cm (2¾in) high. (2). Sold for £5,040 Provenance: the Jarras Collection, EnglandNote: Snuff bottles of this bublous form were initiated in the Daoguang period, and continued to be produced in the Xianfeng period. A related Daoguang-marked bottle of... [Lire la suite]
20 mai 2009

A pair of rare famille rose candlesticks, Qianlong

A pair of rare famille rose candlesticks, Qianlong Each of European silver form, the octagonal base rising to a knopped stem, painted in iron-red, gilt and colours of the famille rose palette, finely painted with hibiscus, peony and chrysanthemum sprays, with a spearhead border at the rim, repeated at the stem above a border of upright pointed leaves. 20.4cm (8in) high. (2). Sold for £6,600 Footnote: Candlesticks, such as the present example, were made after Queen Anne silver originals and were generally produced as... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2009

A famille rose 'tobacco-leaf' oval tureen and cover, Qianlong

A famille rose 'tobacco-leaf' oval tureen and cover, Qianlong The shaped tureen and cover with undulating rims, flanked on either side by lotus bud handles, the cover surmounted by fruit finial with leafy stem, all vibrantly and characteristically painted around the exterior in enamels of the famille rose palette with wide serrated leaves, hibiscus and peony flowers, with details heightened with gilt. 37.8cm (15in) wide. (2). Sold for £19,800 Provenance: a European Noble family, Brussels, and thence by descent. ... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2009

A large famille rose 'peach' dish, 19th century

A large famille rose 'peach' dish, 19th century Decorated with fruiting and flowering peach branches principally rendered in shades of pink, green and brown enamels, with two confronted bats in flight above and lingzhi fungus emerging from behind a branch, the reverse with further peach and peony blossoms.46.8cm (18½in) diam. Sold for £9,000 Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 14 May 2009. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com 
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13 mai 2009

A famille rose 'lotus' dish. Qianlong underglaze-blue six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-95)

A famille rose 'lotus' dish. Qianlong underglaze-blue six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-95) The shallow rounded sides flaring out to an everted rim, decorated on the exterior with finely detailed bands of lotus petals. 6 7/8 in. (17.4 cm.) diam. Est. £4,000 - £6,000 - Lot sold £20,000 Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art including Export Art. 12 May 2009. London, King Street www.christies.com
13 mai 2009

A yellow-ground famille rose 'medallion' bowl. Daoguang underglaze-blue six-character sealmark and of the period (1821-50)

A yellow-ground famille rose 'medallion' bowl. Daoguang underglaze-blue six-character sealmark and of the period (1821-50) Brightly enamelled around the exterior with three medallions enclosing rams resting and cavorting in a garden setting, each medallion interspersed by a vase with flowers surrounded by auspicious objects, all reserved on a bright yellow sgraffiato ground, the interior finely painted in shades of cobalt blue with a central medallion enclosing further rams and surrounded by flowering stems. 5¾ in. (15 cm.)... [Lire la suite]
12 mai 2009

A rare famille rose 'pompadour'-pattern pot-pourri jar and cover. Qianlong period, circa 1745

A rare famille rose 'Pompadour'-pattern pot-pourri jar and cover. Qianlong period, circa 1745 Of squat pear shape with slightly waisted flaring upper section pierced with four apertures and gently rounded body, surmounted by a shallow domed cover pierced witgh a further eight apertures, the squat finial painted with iron-red overlapping petals and pierced with a larger aperture at the top, brightly enamelled en suite to lot 186. 7 3/8 in. (18.5 cm.) high. Est. £10,000 - £15,000 - Price realised £20,000 Provenance:... [Lire la suite]
12 mai 2009

A pair of rare famille rose 'Pompadour'-pattern tureens and covers. Qianlong period, circa 1745

A pair of rare famille rose 'Pompadour'-pattern tureens and covers. Qianlong period, circa 1745 Each of deep circular form with domed covers and a raised chrysanthemum bud finial, brightly enamelled on the sides and top with four foliate cartouches alternately enclosing an eagle and a fish, amongst bold floral sprays depicting varieties of poppies and smaller daisies and berries, within a narrow chain-pattern border at the rims, the finials encircled by radiating, overlapping, iron-red chrysanthemum petals, repeated on the... [Lire la suite]