27 juillet 2019

A Dehua figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 406. A Dehua figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 38cm, 15in. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 GBP. Lot sold 2,500 GBP. © Sotheby's seated on a rockwork throne holding a small boy in her lap, wearing a long flowing robe and hooded cowl, all flanked by a vase and a book perched on rockwork and above Longnu and Shoukai standing at the base, covered overall in a creamy-white glaze. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 14 May 2014

27 juillet 2019

A yellow-glazed 'bamboo' brushpot, bitong, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 404. A yellow-glazed 'bamboo' brushpot, bitong, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); the brushpot, 11.5cm., 4 1/2 in. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 GBP. Lot sold 2,500 GBP. © Sotheby's of cylindrical form, naturalistically modelled as tall sections of bamboo tied together with a rope, glazed overall in yellow with brown markings, save for the base glazed white with an apocryphal Xuande mark, together with a yellow-glazed 'peony' washer, Kangxi period, and an aubergine-glazed 'peony'... [Lire la suite]
27 juillet 2019

A metal-mounted Yixing teapot and cover, Qing dynasty

Lot 403. A metal-mounted Yixing teapot and cover, Qing dynasty; 13cm., 5 1/8 in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 3,750 GBP. © Sotheby's the chocolate-brown body covered in a transparent glaze, engraved to the base with two characters reading Gongju (Tribute Bureau), the rims and finial mounted with gilt-metal, the domed cover surmounted by a circular knop; together with a similar unglazed Yixing teapot and cover. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art,... [Lire la suite]
27 juillet 2019

An Yixing teapot and cover, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850)

Lot 402. An Yixing teapot and cover, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850); 9.5cm., 3 ¾ in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 3,750 GBP. © Sotheby's the ovoid body supported on a short foot, set with a short spout opposite the loop handle, the base of the handle with a seal reading Wang ji, impressed to the base with a Daoguang seal mark, the domed cover surmounted by a circular knop. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 14 May 2014
27 juillet 2019

An Yixing double-walled bamboo-form teapot and cover, Qing dynasty, early 18th century

Lot 400. An Yixing double-walled bamboo-form teapot and cover, Qing dynasty, early 18th century; 15.2cm, 6in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 5,250 GBP. © Sotheby's the cylindrical body divided into eight vertical lobes, each lobe pierced with bamboo leaves, set with a curved spout and loop handle, each segmented to simulate bamboo stems, the domed cover similarly decorated. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 14 May 2014
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27 juillet 2019

A porcelain 'Landscape' plaque, by Wang Shaoping, dated dinghai year, corresponding to 1947

Lot 353. A porcelain 'Landscape' plaque, by Wang Shaoping, dated dinghai year, corresponding to 1947; 19.5cm., 7 5/8 in. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 GBP. Lot sold 2,500 GBP. © Sotheby's the rectangular plaque enamelled with a mountainous landscape by the river with distant figures crossing the bridge and resting amongst cottages, all below an inscription reading Zhuguan shusheng. Dinghai nian lidong ri. Wang Shaoping zuoyu Zhushan (Reading in the bamboo grove. Painted at beginning of winter... [Lire la suite]

27 juillet 2019

A pair of doucai 'Phoenix' bowls, Guangxu marks and period, dated 1907

Lot 351. A pair of doucai 'Phoenix' bowls, Guangxu marks and period, dated 1907; 10.3cm., 4in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 4,375 GBP. © Sotheby's each of conical form, enamelled with to the exterior with phoenix and bamboo, continuing over the rim onto the interior, the base inscribed with an eight character inscription reading Guangxu dingwei yuhaitang zhi(corresponding to 1907). Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 14 May 2014
27 juillet 2019

A pair of doucai medallion bowls, Daoguang seal marks and period (1821-1850)

Lot 350. A pair of doucai medallion bowls, Daoguang seal marks and period (1821-1850); 15cm., 5 7/8 in. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Lot sold 7,500 GBP. © Sotheby's each body with deep flaring sides rising from a recessed base to an everted rim, brightly decorated around the exterior with five leafy floral medallions divided by strapwork above a lotus lappet band, the mark in underglaze-blue to the base. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 14 May 2014
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27 juillet 2019

Two doucai medallion bowls, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 348. Two doucai medallion bowls, Qing dynasty, 18th century. The largest bowl: 17.8cm, 7in. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Lot sold 6,250 GBP. © Sotheby's. each with deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to a slightly everted rim, brightly enamelled around the exterior with leafy foliate medallions divided by strapwork, the interior with a medallion enclosing a feathery scroll, the larger bowl with an underglaze-blue apocryphal Chenghua mark to the base, the smaller with an... [Lire la suite]
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27 juillet 2019

An iron-red and underglaze-blue 'Dragon' dish, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 346. An iron-red and underglaze-blue 'Dragon' dish, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795); 17.5cm., 6 7/8 in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 13,750 GBP. © Sotheby's. the rounded sides supported on a short foot, painted to the interior with a central medallion enclosing an iron-red five-clawed dragon writhing amongst cresting blue waves, the exterior similarly decorated with nine further dragons amongst waves, all below a band of cash coins, the base inscribed with a... [Lire la suite]