23 juin 2022

Kangxi Porcelain sold at Sotheby's Paris, 16 June 2022

Lot 18. An exceptionally large famille-verte 'Lintong dou bao' charger, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 55.5 cm, 21 7/8 in. Lot sold: 163,800 EUR (Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 EUR). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from a European private collection. Provenance: Sotheby's London, 12th June 2003, lot 222; Christie’s, London, 7th November 2006, lot 189; Galerie 41, Monaco, 31st March 2007. Note: This awe-inspiring charger, superbly painted with vivid enamels of... [Lire la suite]

23 juin 2022

A blue and white 'rocky tree and auspicious items' dish and a 'lotus' bowl, Ming-Early Qing dynasty, 15th-17th century

Lot 199. A blue and white 'rocky tree and auspicious items' dish and a 'lotus' bowl, Ming-Early Qing dynasty, 15th-17th century; Diam. 20.5, 8 1/8 in. (dish) ; 16 cm, 6 1/4 in. (bowl). Lot sold: 4,032 EUR (Estimate: 3,000 - 4,000 EUR). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from the personal collection of Sam and Myrna Myers in France. Sotheby's, Art d'Asie, Paris, 16 June 2022
19 juin 2022

Ming dynasty Blue and White sold at Sotheby's, Paris, 16 June 2022

Lot 30. A pair of blue and white 'lotus' bowls, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 12.8 cm, 5 in. Lot sold: 1,890 EUR (Estimate: 1,500 - 2,000 EUR). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from a European private collection. Lot 31. A blue and white 'peach' dish, Ming dynasty, 16th century; Diam. 29.8 cm, 11 3/4 in. Lot sold: 2,772 EUR (Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 EUR). © Sotheby's 2022 the fruiting stems coiling to form a stylised auspicious... [Lire la suite]
15 septembre 2021

A pair of coral-ground reserve-decorated 'lotus' bowls, Qianlong underglaze blue seal marks and of the period (1736-1795))

Lot 330. A pair of coral-ground reserve-decorated 'lotus' bowls, Qianlong underglaze blue seal marks and of the period (1736-1795); 5 1/8in (13cm) diameter; 2 1/2in (6.3cm) high. Estimate US$ 30,000 - 50,000 (€ 25,000 - 42,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 The bell-form bowls each raised on a short flared foot and decorated with two rows of flower-heads and fronted lotus in an interlocking network of leafy tendrils, the details finely rendered in iron-red and all reserved on a rich coral ground. ... [Lire la suite]
20 février 2021

A carved Yaozhou celadon 'lotus' bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (AD 960-1234)

Lot 707. A carved Yaozhou celadon 'lotus' bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (AD 960-1234); 8 5/8 in. (21.9 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. Unsold. © Christie's 2021 The body flares widely to the shallow, upright sides that rise to a lipped rim, and the interior is well-carved with a scrolling stem bearing a large lotus blossom and leaf within a line border. The bowl is covered overall with a glaze of yellowish-green tone.  Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 18... [Lire la suite]
20 février 2021

A carved Yaozhou celadon 'lotus' bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (AD 960-1234)

Lot 705. A carved Yaozhou celadon 'lotus' bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (AD 960-1234); 8 ½ in. (21.6 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 13,750. © Christie's 2021 The shallow dish rests on a small circular foot, and the wide, low sides rise to a straight rim. The dish is covered overall with a sky-blue glaze which thins to a pale mushroom tone at the rim.  Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 18 march 2021

28 décembre 2020

A russet-splashed black-glazed 'lotus' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 1004. A russet-splashed black-glazed 'lotus' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279); d. 19.1 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 HKD. Lot sold: 35,280 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Sotheby's London, 11th June 2013, lot 241. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Including Property from the Collection of Cheng Huan, Hong Kong, 18 December 2020
24 décembre 2020

A large Longquan celadon 'Lotus' bowl, Ming Dynasty

Lot 7. A large Longquan celadon 'Lotus' bowl, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644); 21 cm, 8¼ in.. Estimate: 2,600 - 3,000 EUR. Lot sold: 3,528 EUR. Photo Sotheby's. les bords profonds reposant sur un court pied droit, le pourtour avec des pétales lobées, l'intérieur à décor incisé de fleurs et de rinceaux feuillagés. Collection Particulière Française. Provenance: Gallery Micky Hoogendijk, Maastricht, 2000 (by repute). Sotheby's. Arts d'Asie, Paris, 11 december 2020
21 novembre 2020

A very rare white glazed 'cut-through' 'lotus' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and of the period

Lot 28. A very rare white glazed 'cut-through' 'lotus' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 13.5cm (5 1/4in) diam. Estimate £ 30,000-50,000. Sold for £ 43,812 (€ 49,011). Photo: Bonhams. Thinly potted with rounded sides rising from a straight foot to a gently flared rim, delicately pierced around the body with a broad band of scrolling lotus blooms, applied overall with a transparent unctuous glaze revealing the white body and intricate design. Provenance: P. Parizel... [Lire la suite]
18 novembre 2020

For The Season of Masterpieces and Collections Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Presents Four Themed Sales

  © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. HONG KONG - Christie’s Hong Kong Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art auctions will take place on 30 November with four dedicated themed auctions — Imperial Glories From The Springfield Museums Collection, The Chang Wei-Hwa Collection of Archaic Jades, Inspiring The Mind — Life Of A Scholar – Official, and Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. Chi Fan Tsang, Deputy Chairman, Specialist Head of Department, commented, “We are privileged to be presenting some of the finest works through... [Lire la suite]