16 juin 2020

A blue and white 'Three friends' jar, 17th century

Lot 579. A blue and white 'Three friends' jar, 17th century; 17.7 cm, 7 in. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 HKD. Lot sold 75,000 HKD (8,546 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. of ovoid shape, painted to the exterior with the Three Friends of Winter, below stylised floral sprays around the neck.  Provenance: Sotheby's London, 22nd July 1975, lot 207.The Fiorentini Collection, no. AC30. Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 05 June 2020

29 mars 2020

A fine doucai 'Three friends' jar, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 3160. A fine doucai 'Three Friends' jar, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 12.3 cm., 4 7/8 in. Estimate 2,500,000 — 3,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 3,380,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of ovoid form rising to a short neck, painted on the exterior in a continuous scene with the 'Three Friends of Winter' pine, bamboo and prunus, the prunus flowers brightly enamelled in pink and orange shades, the bamboo and pine enamelled in green, all outlined in underglaze blue, the underside inscribed... [Lire la suite]