08 novembre 2019

A rare wucai 'month' cup, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 149. A rare wucai 'month' cup, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722). Diameter 6.5 cm, 2½ in. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 112,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's finely potted, the deep rounded sides rising from a short foot to a flared rim, delicately enamelled around the exterior with a red-flowering peach tree with small blossoms among scant leaves, representing the third month, the reverse inscribed in underglaze blue with a poem followed by a seal mark reading... [Lire la suite]

08 novembre 2019

A pair of famille verte 'month' cups, Qianlong six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 176. A pair of famille verte 'month' cups, Qianlong six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 20,000. Price realised GBP 43,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Each cup is finely enamelled to the deep flaring sides with clusters of narcissi growing beside blue ornamental rocks and roses, emblematic of the eleventh month of the calendar year. Provenance: A private Asian collectionChristie's Hong Kong, 28... [Lire la suite]
10 octobre 2019

A fine wucai 'month' cup, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 3604. A fine wucai 'month' cup, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 6.7 cm, 2 5/8  in. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 HKD (50,932 - 76,398 USD). Lot Sold 1,750,000 HKD (222,828 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. finely potted with deep rounded sides rising from a short foot to a flared rim, the exterior delicately enamelled with red florets, the reverse inscribed in underglaze blue with a poem reading Qing xiang he su yu, jia se chu qing yan ('The... [Lire la suite]
09 août 2019

A fine blue and white 'Month' cup, Kangxi six-character mark within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 3196. A fine blue and white 'Month' cup, Kangxi six-character mark within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722); 2 in. (5.1 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 250,000. Price Realised HKD 800,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2010. Delicately potted of U-shape with slightly everted mouth rim, finely painted in cobalt-blue of bright tone to depict a blossoming prunus tree growing by a rock with bamboo and narcissus, inscribed on one side with a couplet followed by the sealmark, Shang,... [Lire la suite]
15 juillet 2019

A pair of famille-verte 'Month' cups, Tongzhi marks and period (1862-1874)

Lot 217. A pair of famille-verte 'Month' cups, Tongzhi marks and period (1862-1874). Diameter 2 1/8  in., 6.7 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot sold 25,000 USD. © Sotheby's. each with steep rounded sides rising to a gently flared rim, both painted on one side in underglaze-blue and overglaze enamels with a scholar and his servant walking in a landscape, flowering trees in the foreground and cloud-enveloped hills in the distance, the reverse inscribed with a... [Lire la suite]
05 mai 2018

A pair of famille verte 'month' cups, Qianlong six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 16. A pair of famille verte 'month' cups, Qianlong six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000 (USD 40,740 - USD 67,900). Price realised GBP 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Each potted with deep flaring sides, the cups are painted in underglaze-blue and enamels with clusters of narcissi growing beside blue ornamental rocks and roses, emblematic of the eleventh month of the calendar year.  ... [Lire la suite]

30 juillet 2016

A famille verte 'month' cup, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

          Lot 131. A famille verte 'month' cup, Qing dynasty (1644-1911). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016  The cup is decorated to the exterior with peony blossoms growing beside a rocky bed and a small insect flying amongst them. The reverse bears an inscription in underglaze blue, followed by the seal mark shang, meaning appreciation. The base with an apocryphal Kangxi mark. 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm.) high. There is a tiny bruise to the inner foot rim. Otherwise,... [Lire la suite]
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14 juillet 2016

A fine and rare wucai 'Month' cup, seal mark and period of Jiaqing

Lot 3179. A fine and rare wucai 'Month' cup, seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820); 5.1 cm., 2 in. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 HKD (19,572 — 29,357 EUR). Lot sold 250,000 HKD (24,464 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's.   delicately potted of deep U-shape with flared rim and a short straight foot, painted on one side in the wucaipalette in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels with a red-flowering crab apple tree with few leaves and a rock and some smaller... [Lire la suite]
10 octobre 2015

An unusual famille-verte 'Month' cup, Mark and period of Kangxi

  Lot 3704. An unusual famille-verte 'Month' cup, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); diameter 6.5 cm., 2 1/2  in. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 HKD (22,991 — 34,487 EUR). Lot sold 475,000 HKD (54,604 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's finely potted with deep rounded sides rising from a short foot to a flared rim, the exterior delicately enamelled with a nandina bush laden with ripe red berries, the reverse inscribed in underglaze blue with a poem reading feng hua xin she... [Lire la suite]
10 octobre 2015

A fine famille-verte 'Month' cup, Mark and period of Kangxi

Lot 3703. A fine famille-verte 'Month' cup, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); diameter 6.5 cm., 2 1/2  in. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 HKD (57,478 — 80,469 EUR). Lot sold 4,280,000 HKD (492,011 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's finely potted with deep rounded sides rising from a short foot to a flared rim, the exterior delicately enamelled with red crab apple buds, the reverse inscribed in underglaze blue with a poem reading qing xiang he su yu, jia se chu qing yan ('the... [Lire la suite]