19 décembre 2018

A blue and white shallow bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 230. A blue and white shallow bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 15.8 cm, 6 1/4  in. Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000. Lot Sold: £18,750. © Sotheby's the curved sides rising from a short foot to a slightly flared rim, the interior painted in bright cobalt blue with a lady and a scholar inside a pavilion, situated in a fenced garden and trees issuing from rocks in the background, with a deer in the foreground, the exterior with a sampan in a mountainous river landscape,... [Lire la suite]

19 décembre 2018

A blue and white 'Wang Xizhi and goose' cup, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 203. A blue and white 'Wang Xizhi and goose' cup, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 7.8 cm, 3 1/16  in. Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000. Lot Sold: £20,000. © Sotheby's delicately potted of deep U-shape with flared rim and a short foot, finely painted on the exterior with a continuous scene of the scholar Wang Xizhi admiring a stream of floating geese beneath a large willow tree, the base with an apocryphal six-character Chenghua mark in underglaze blue within a double... [Lire la suite]
19 décembre 2018

A powder-blue and gilt-decorated brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 465. A powder-blue and gilt-decorated brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 18 cm, 7 1/8  in. Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000. Lot Sold: £23,750. © Sotheby's the slightly waisted cylindrical body gilt decorated around the exterior with 'One Hundred Antiques' reserved on a rich powder-blue ground. Provenance: Hotel Drouot, Paris, 15th November 1978, lot 1771. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Chinese Art, London, 10 November 2017
19 décembre 2018

An imperial yellow-glazed dish, Hongzhi mark and period (1488-1505)

Lot 246. An imperial yellow-glazed dish, Hongzhi mark and period (1488-1505); 21.5 cm, 8 7/16  in. Estimate: £8,000 - £10,000. Lot Sold: £27,500. © Sotheby's the shallow rounded sides supported on a tapered foot, covered overall with a pale yellow glaze, the base left white and inscribed with a six-character mark within a double-circle in underglaze blue. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Chinese Art, London, 10 November 2017
19 décembre 2018

A white-glazed soft-paste vase, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 223. A white-glazed soft-paste vase, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 38.2 cm, 15 in. Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000. Lot Sold: £30,000. © Sotheby's. well-potted with a pear-shaped body supported on a short foot sweeping to a tall cylindrical neck, the exterior intricately moulded in relief with four shou character motifs surrounded by stylised kuidragons, divided by flying bats, below a ruyi head border issuing from a key fret band at the... [Lire la suite]
19 décembre 2018

An iron-red and underglaze-blue 'Mythical beast' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 214. An iron-red and underglaze-blue 'Mythical beast' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795); 21.3 cm, 8 3/8  in. Estimate: £8,000 - £10,000. Lot Sold: £32,500. © Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides rising to a flared rim, the exterior adorned in underglaze blue with a band of nine fabulous sea creatures, including a dragon and carp, leaping against vivid turbulent waves in iron-red, the rim and the foot encircled by key fret bands, the interior with a... [Lire la suite]

19 décembre 2018

A blue-ground embroidered court robe, chaofu, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 602. A blue-ground embroidered court robe, chaofu, Qing dynasty, 19th century. H.: 137 cm. (54 in.) ; L.: 213.5 cm. (84 in.). Estimate : EUR 9,000 - EUR 12,000. Lot sold: EUR 12,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  Brodée au fils polychromes, or et argent, à décor d'un grand dragon volant au-dessus des flots tumultueux, entouré de chauves-souris, fleurs, pêches, nuages, la ceinture rehaussée de dragons affrontés, la jupe plissée portant des médaillons disposés au-dessus de dragons ;... [Lire la suite]
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19 décembre 2018

A rare imperial gold, silver and copper kesi dragon robe, longpao, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 98. A rare imperial gold, silver and copper kesi dragon robe, longpao, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Largeur: 140 cm. (55 1/8 in.). Estimate : EUR 30,000 - EUR 50,000. Lot sold: EUR 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  Le fond bleu du kesi est délicatement brodé de fils d'or, d'argent et de cuivre montrant des dragons à cinq griffes poursuivant la perle enflammée parmi des nuages stylisés en forme de têtes de ruyi, les chauves-souris et les huit emblèmes taoïstes. La... [Lire la suite]
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19 décembre 2018

A magnificent imperial Blue and white ‘Dragons and Waves’ bottle vase, Tianqiuping, 18th century

Lot 652. A magnificent imperial Blue and white ‘Dragons and Waves’ bottle vase, Tianqiuping, 18th century. H: 72.0 cm. Estimate : 40 000 € - 60 000 €. Lot sold: 145 000 €. Courtesy Artprecium  of impressive size, the globular body rising to a cylindrical neck and vividly decorated in deep cobalt blue with four five claws ferocious dragons, with large bulging eyes and flanked by long curly whiskers, their mouths revealing menacing teeth, each crowned by a pair of horns swept... [Lire la suite]
19 décembre 2018

Harn Museum of Art displays a century of East Asian landscapes addressing both the modern and traditional

YANG Yongliang, Chinese, born 1980, "Viridescence, page 2," 2009, Ink and color on paper, Gift of Philip and Phyllis DeLaney in honor of David and Mary Ann Cofrin. GAINESVILLE, FLA.- The Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida welcomes the new year with an innovative exhibition in the David A. Cofrin Asian Art Wing titled Inside Outside: Outside Inside—A Century of East Asian Landscapes 1900s–2000s. Artists from China, Japan and Korea illustrate more than thirty landscapes using formats clearly rooted in... [Lire la suite]