19 août 2019

Back on Kangxi monochome sold at Christie's New York, 19 March 2008

Lot 636. A peachbloom-glazed brush washer, tangluo xi, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722); 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 40,000. Price realised USD 157,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. The compressed globular body covered on the exterior with a glaze of crushed strawberry tone with minute brown spots (jiangdou hong) in contrast to the white rim and interior, wood stand, box. Provenance: Edward T. Chow.M.C. Wang Collection,... [Lire la suite]

19 août 2019

A peachbloom-glazed vase, liuye zun, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 729. A peachbloom-glazed vase, liuye zun, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722); 5 1/8 in. (13.1 cm.) high. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 The vase has an elegant, tapering, high-shouldered body covered in a glaze of pale greyish-pink color with some areas of moss-green mottling on the interior of the mouth. Provenance: Sarah G. Larson Collection.The Art Institute of Chicago, accessioned in 1980.  Note: The shape of this... [Lire la suite]
19 août 2019

A peachbloom-glazed domed waterpot, taibai zun, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 727. A peachbloom-glazed domed waterpot, taibai zun, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722); 4 7/8 in. (12.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 The domed body is incised with three archaistic dragon roundels and is covered with a glaze of mottled greyish-pink color shading to a darker grey above the foot. Provenance: Kate Sturges Buckingham (1858–1937) Collection, Chicago, before 1926.The Art Institute of Chicago, accessioned... [Lire la suite]
19 août 2019

A peachbloom-glazed brush washer, tangluo xi, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 726. A peachbloom-glazed brush washer, tangluo xi, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722); 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 The compressed globular body is covered on the exterior with a glaze of soft rose color suffused with pale green speckles and thins to a pale pink tone on one side of the body. The interior and base are glazed white. Provenance: Kate Sturges Buckingham (1858–1937) Collection,... [Lire la suite]
19 août 2019

A very rare clair-de-lune-glazed jar, zun, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722)

  Lot 725. A very rare clair-de-lune-glazed jar, zun, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722); 4 3/8 in. (11.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 The vessel is flanked by a pair of animal-mask handles and covered overall with a pale blue glaze suffused with fine crackles. Provenance: Kate Sturges Buckingham (1858–1937) Collection, Chicago, before 1924.The Art Institute of Chicago, accessioned as the Collection of Lucy... [Lire la suite]
16 août 2019

A yellow-glazed bowl, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 721. A yellow-glazed bowl, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722); 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.   The bowl is well potted with a deep, rounded body that rises to a slightly flared rim, and is covered inside and out with a glaze of rich egg yolk-yellow that pools darker above the foot.  Provenance: Janis H. Palmer (1917-1984) Collection, Chicago. The Art... [Lire la suite]

16 août 2019

A Langyao pear-shaped vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 720. A Langyao pear-shaped vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 10 ¼ in. (26 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.   The vase is raised on a tall spreading foot and covered overall with a mottled, crackled glaze of crushed strawberry tone thinning to a pale celadon color at the mouth rim and stopping neatly above the foot ring. The base and interior are covered with a transparent crackled glaze of pale celadon tone.  Provenance: Russell Tyson... [Lire la suite]
16 août 2019

A small Langyao meiping, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 719. A small Langyao meiping, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 6 ¾ in. (17.1 cm.) high. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.   The high-shouldered vase is covered overall with a mottled glaze of rich, crushed-strawberry tone.  Provenance: Carrie H. (1859-1937) and Martin A. (1856-1932) Ryerson Collection, Chicago.The Art Institute of Chicago, accessioned in 1937.  Christie's. Chinese Art from The Art Institute of Chicago, New York, 12 September... [Lire la suite]
15 août 2019

A pair of small biscuit-decorated white-glazed bottle vases, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century

Lot 714. A pair of small biscuit-decorated white-glazed bottle vases, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century; 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.  Each vase is of pear shape and is applied with a chilong left in the biscuit at the shoulder. Provenance: Russell Tyson (1867-1963) Collection, Chicago.The Art Institute of Chicago, accessioned in 1964. Christie's. Chinese Art from The Art Institute of Chicago, New... [Lire la suite]
13 août 2019

A copper-red-glazed bottle vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722) 

Lot 1425. A copper-red-glazed bottle vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 15 3/8 in. (39 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 15,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. With compressed globular body and tall neck, covered with a crackle-suffused mottled glaze shading from dark to slightly greyish crushed strawberry-red color below a pale celadon-tinted glaze at the rim. Note: A copper-red-glazed vase of similar shape, but of slightly larger size (16 in. high), is illustrated in Collection of... [Lire la suite]