26 février 2022

An engraved parcel-gilt silver 'ducks' bowl, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 753. An engraved parcel-gilt silver 'ducks' bowl, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 8 in. (20.4 cm.) high, Japanese double wood box. Estimate USD 80,000 – USD 120,000. Price realised USD 88,200. © Christie's 2022 The bowl is raised on a circular foot and the interior is engraved with a central medallion of two ducks amidst lotus leaves and other acquatic plants below five leafy spreays in the well, all picked out in gilding. The exterior is left undecorated.  Provenance: Eurasian-Art Inc., Tokyo, 8... [Lire la suite]
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09 octobre 2021

A biscuit-glazed famille-verte 'ducks' bowl, 20th century

Lot 202. A biscuit-glazed famille-verte 'ducks' bowl, 20th century. Diameter 3⅞ in., 10 cm. Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 USD. Lot sold: 35,280 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the rounded body resting on a straight foot rising to a slightly everted rim, the exterior painted with a continuous scene of ducks resting amongst rockwork against a turquoise ground, the base inscribed with an apocryphal six-character Kangxi mark in underglaze blue. Exhibited: Ch'ing Polychrome Exhibition, The Oriental... [Lire la suite]
31 mars 2020

A rare small Ming-style wucai 'ducks' bowl, Kangxi-Yongzheng period (1662-1735)

Lot 2122. A rare small Ming-style wucai 'ducks' bowl, Kangxi-Yongzheng period (1662-1735); 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. Price Realized USD 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The thickly potted, shallow bowl has rounded sides that rise to a flaring rim. The exterior is finely decorated in delicate shades of yellow, green, iron-red and underglaze-blue with four ducks swimming in a pond divided by lotus sprays and reeds, all above a band of lappets... [Lire la suite]
04 mars 2020

A rare finely carved Dingyao 'ducks' bowl, Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 1984. A rare finely carved Dingyao 'ducks' bowl, Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127); 9 3/16 in. (23.4 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1,200,000 - HKD 1,800,000. Price realised HKD 2,180,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2010. With shallow rounded sides rising from a very short foot ring, freely carved in the interior with a pair of ducks swimming amongst reeds and sagittaria, the exterior with characteristic glaze 'tear stains', the unglazed rim bound in metal, box. Provenance: Sir John... [Lire la suite]