12 avril 2021

A peachbloom-glazed 'beehive' waterpot, Kangxi mark and period

Lot 136. A peachbloom-glazed 'beehive' waterpot, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722). Diameter 5 in., 12.7 cm. Estimate: 100,000 - 150,000 USD. Lot sold: 126,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. finely potted in the classic domed 'taibai zun' form, the slightly tapered sides rising to rounded shoulders and short waisted neck below a lipped mouth rim, the exterior evenly applied overall save for the rim and base with a rose-pink glaze variegated in dark and light tones and mottled... [Lire la suite]

18 octobre 2020

A peachbloom-glazed 'beehive' waterpot, taibaizun, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 105. A peachbloom-glazed 'beehive' waterpot, taibaizun, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722). Diameter 5 in., 12.7 cm. Estimate: 400,000 - 600,000 HKD. Lot sold 945,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of classic domed taibai zun form, the tapering sides rising to a rounded shoulder and a short waisted neck below a lipped mouth-rim, the sides delicately incised with three stylized archaistic dragon roundels, the exterior applied with a vivid crimson-red glaze transmuting to... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 2018

A peachbloom-glazed 'beehive' waterpot, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 124. A peachbloom-glazed 'beehive' waterpot, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722). Diameter 5 in., 12.7 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000. Lot sold 35,000 USD. © Sotheby's. finely potted of classic domed 'taibai zun' form, the slightly tapered sides rising to a rounded shoulder and short waisted neck below a lipped mouth rim, the exterior evenly applied overall save for the rim and base with a glaze of deep rose shading to grayish-rose and mottled with raspberry tinged flecks, the body faintly... [Lire la suite]
05 septembre 2018

Seven Exceptional Pieces of Chinese Porcelain from the Junkunc Collection

© Sotheby's. There are a handful of collectors in the world of Chinese art that are inextricably associated with works of exceptional quality. Stephen Junkunc, III, (1905–1978) is among these luminaries. At its height, the Junkunc collection numbered over 2,000 examples of exceptional Chinese porcelain, jade, bronzes, paintings and Buddhist sculptures.   Lot 103. A peachbloom-glazed brushwasher, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722). Diameter 4 5/8  in., 11.7 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000... [Lire la suite]
20 mai 2016

A peachbloom 'beehive' waterpot, taibo zun, Kangxi six-character mark, late Qing Dynasty

Lot 99. A peachbloom 'beehive' waterpot, taibo zun, Kangxi six-character mark, late Qing Dynasty; 12cm (4 3/4in) wide. Sold for £3,500 (€4,544). © Bonhams 2001-2016. With rounded sides rising to a narrow waisted neck below a short lipped mouth rim, subtly incised around the exterior with three medallions, each formed of the curled bodies of dragons, all covered in crimson-red glaze characteristically suffused with shades of lighter pink and greenish-beige spots.   Provenance: Libersburt-Bondy, 1923, J204... [Lire la suite]