22 janvier 2019

A famille verte double-gourd vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1719. A famille verte double-gourd vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 17 7/8 in. (45.4 cm.) high. Estimate $15,000 - $25,000. Price Realized $50,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. The lower and upper body decorated with conjoined lotus sprays, those on the lower set between a chrysanthemum lappet border and a chrysanthemum-filled ruyi collar, those on the upper interspersed with shou characters written in black, all within decorative borders.  Provenance: A.W. Bahr... [Lire la suite]

22 janvier 2019

A green-glazed iron-red-ground 'dragon' dish, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the per

Lot 1718. A green-glazed iron-red-ground 'dragon' dish, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722); 8 5/8 in. (22 cm.) diam. Estimate $8,000 - $12,000. Price Realized $16,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. With shallow rounded sides, painted in the center with a four-clawed dragon leaping amidst flames as it reaches for a flaming pearl, the well and exterior similarly painted with two dragons in pursuit of flaming pearls, all in green glaze reserved against... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2019

A famille verte ovoid jar, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1717. A famille verte ovoid jar, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 7½ in. (19 cm.) high. Estimate $6,000 - $8,000. Price Realized $7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. Painted on the exterior with two meandering scrolls bearing leaves and large stylized blossoms, each with different centers and different color combinations, all between aruyi-cloud and wan-fret band incorporating dragon-filled reserves at the shoulder and a lappet band encircling the foot, wood cover.  Christie's. Fine Chinese... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2019

A 'mirror-black'-glazed cylindrical brush pot, Kangxi period (1662-1722) 

Lot 1736. A 'mirror-black'-glazed cylindrical brush pot, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) high. Estimate $7,000 - $9,000. Price Realized $8,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. Of elegant form, covered on the exterior with a rich, lustrous, black glaze, the rim, interior, foot and countersunk base glazed white, with traces of gilt decoration.  Provenance: Private American collection.   Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Part I and Part II Including Property from... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2019

A rare incised and green-glazed 'dragon' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the pe

Lot 1743. A rare incised and green-glazed 'dragon' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722); 6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm.) diam. Estimate $20,000 - $30,000. Price Realized $27,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. With steep sides rising to the flared rim, finely incised on the exterior with two striding dragons in pursuit of pearls amidst clouds and flames and above crashing waves, all under a pale mint-green glaze. Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2019

A rare celadon-glazed incised basin, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1737. A rare celadon-glazed incised basin, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 10 7/8 in. (27.6 cm.) diam. Estimate $10,000 - $15,000. Price Realized $12,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. Of deep form carved in the interior with a single front-facing dragon beside a flaming pearl, the everted rim dressed in brown and carved with a continuous border of crashing waves, the base glazed white. Provenance: Chait Galleries, New York.  Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Part I and Part II... [Lire la suite]

22 janvier 2019

A rare small blue-enameled shell-form ink palette, Qianlong four-character seal mark in iron red and of the period  (1736-1795)

Lot 1750. A rare small blue-enameled shell-form ink palette, Qianlong four-character seal mark in iron red and of the period  (1736-1795); 3 in. (7.6 cm.) long. Estimate $10,000 - $15,000. Price Realized $80,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. Modeled in the shape of a flattened conch shell with granular surface covered in bright blue enamel, the flat palette area covered in a pale blue-green tinted clear glaze within raised outer edges retaining traces of gilding, as do the three small shell-shaped feet on... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2019

A blue-glazed bottle vase, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1740. A blue-glazed bottle vase, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 9¼in. (23.5 cm.) high. Estimate $10,000 - $15,000. Price Realized $80,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. Of bulbous form tapering to a cylindrical neck, covered on the exterior with a glaze of rich blue tone, the rim, interior and base glazed white. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Part I and Part II Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, 24 March 2011, New York,... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2019

An unusual small blue-enameled quadrilobed brush pot, Qianlong four-character seal mark in iron-red and of the period (1736-1795

Lot 1749.An unusual small blue-enameled quadrilobed brush pot, Qianlong four-character seal mark in iron-red and of the period (1736-1795); 3 in. (7.7 cm.) high. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000. Price Realized $6,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. Decorated with thick blue enamel, the wider sides each with a shou medallion surrounded by five bats set against a reticulated cloud ground, the narrower sides painted with a vertical band of florets separated by lines and dots, between key-fret borders at the mouth and base,... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2019

A small blue and white 'dragon' bowl, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1739. A small blue and white 'dragon' bowl, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 4 1/8 in. (10.4 cm.) diam. Estimate $10,000 - $15,000. Price Realized $12,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. The deep sides painted in underglaze blue with two dragons pursuing flaming pearls amidst clouds and flames above a band of overlapping petal tips, with a similar medallion on the interior. Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong in 1991.The Tsui Museum of Art. Christie's. Fine Chinese... [Lire la suite]