25 mars 2019

A yellow-ground underglaze-blue and famille-rose 'Peach' vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 1315. A yellow-ground underglaze-blue and famille-rose 'Peach' vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Height 17 in., 43.8 cm. Estimate 4,000 - 6,000 USD. Lot sold 27,500  USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. with an apocryphal Yongzheng mark. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 23 March 2019

25 mars 2019

An underglaze-blue and copper-red 'Peach' vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 1558. An underglaze-blue and copper-red 'Peach' vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Height 12 in., 30.5 cm. Estimate 3,000 - 5,000 USD. Lot sold 30,000  USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. together with seven Parke-Bernet catalogues published between 1967 and 1981, and a catalogue for the sale of the Charles D. Magrath Collection auctioned at Robert C. Eldred Co., 14th-15th August 1969 (9) Provenance: Parke-Bernet Galleries New York, 1960s, lot 99.Collection of Dr. Lester D. Shultis... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2019

A famille-verte 'Mu Guiying' rouleau vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1324. A famille-verte 'Mu Guiying' rouleau vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 18 1/2  in., 47.1 cm. Estimate 6,000 - 8,000 USD. Lot sold 30,000  USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Boston Private Collection. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 23 March 2019
25 mars 2019

A famille-verte 'Lady of the Red Whisk' weiqi box, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 320. A famille-verte 'Lady of the Red Whisk' weiqi box, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Diameter 4 3/4  in., 12.1 cm. Estimate 8,000 - 10,000 USD. Lot sold 27,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of slightly compressed globular form, richly enameled around the exterior with a continuous narrative scene depicting Li Shimen, a contender to the throne, in red playing against a Daoist master, with Liu Wenjing observing the game from above, Qui Ran Ke, identifiable by the long beard... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2019

A large and rare famille-verte triple-gourd vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 758. A large and rare famille-verte triple-gourd vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 28  in., 71.1 cm. Estimate 10,000 - 15,000 USD. Lot sold 25,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. well potted, the vessel comprising three orbs of diminishing size, the largest of globular form supported on a low foot, the center globular, and the top section pear-shaped rising to a slender neck and slightly flaring rim, all richly enameled and gilt,... [Lire la suite]
24 mars 2019

A doucai 'floral' stem cup, Qing dynasty, Kangxi-Yongzheng period (1662-1735)

Lot 737. A doucai 'floral' stem cup, Qing dynasty, Kangxi-Yongzheng period (1662-1735). Height 3 in., 7.7 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot sold 10,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of deep rounded sides rising to an everted rim, supported on a tall splayed foot encircled by a raised fillet, the exterior delicately enameled with four stylized lotus blooms in iron red, yellow and aubergine, wreathed by foliage and softy outlined in underglaze blue, a demi-begonia border at the rim and... [Lire la suite]

23 mars 2019

A pair of famille-rose green-ground Tibetan-style vases, bumpa, Jiaqing seal marks and period (1796-1820)

Lot 544. A pair of famille-rose green-ground Tibetan-style vases, bumpa, Jiaqing seal marks and period (1796-1820). Height 8 in., 20.5 cm. Estimate 50,000 - 70,000 USD. Lot Sold 143,750 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's.  each with a spherical body supported on a tall splayed foot and surmounted by a conical fluted domed neck, the body exuberantly painted with the 'Eight Buddhist Emblems' interspersed with scrolling lotus blossoms against a bright lime-green ground,... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2019

A famille-rose celadon-ground tripod censer, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 542. A famille-rose celadon-ground tripod censer, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Width across handles 10 3/8  in., 26.3 cm. Estimate 30,000 - 40,000 USD. Lot Sold 37,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the compressed globular body resting on three cabriole feet, rising to a straight neck and a thick lipped rim, the shoulders flanked by two upright handles sweeping outward and pierced with rectangular apertures, enameled allover with a stylized floral scroll interspersed... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2019

A pair of famille-rose 'Balsam Pear' bowls, Qianlong Seal Marks and Period (1736-1795)

Lot 526. A pair of famille-rose 'Balsam Pear' bowls, Qianlong Seal Marks and Period (1736-1795). Diameter 4 3/8  in., 11.1 cm. Estimate: 60,000 — 80,000 USD. Lot sold 106,250 USD. © Sothebys each delicately potted with the deep rounded sides rising from a short foot to a flared rim, the exterior finely enameled with leafy bamboo stalks and a butterfly fluttering over a branch of blossoming and fruiting kugua vines, the branch extending over the rim to the... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2019

A famille-rose 'Floral' bowl, the porcelain Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735), the enamels later-added

Lot 523. A famille-rose 'Floral' bowl, the porcelain Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735), the enamels later-added. Diameter 5 3/4  in., 14.6 cm. Estimate: 80,000 — 120,000 USD. Lot sold 100,000 USD. © Sothebys the rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot to a subtly lipped rim, the exterior later-painted in brilliant enamels with a rocky outcrop in the center of a garden in full bloom, a gnarled osmanthus tree growing to one side issuing tiny yellow blossoms amidst verdant... [Lire la suite]