07 avril 2013

 A fine Ming-style copper-red decorated 'three fish' stembowl, mark and period of Yongzheng

 A fine Ming-style copper-red decorated 'three fish' stembowl, mark and period of Yongzheng - Sotheby's the wide conical bowl supported on a tall hollow splayed stem, brightly decorated around the exterior in copper-red glaze on the white ground with three mandarin fish, each detailed with serrated dorsal and rounded tail fins, all fired to a bright purplish red, the interior of the stem inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character horizontal mark, the footring left unglazed; 15.5... [Lire la suite]

16 septembre 2012

A Pair Of Ming-Style Copper-Red 'Three Fish' Stemcups. Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period

A Pair Of Ming-Style Copper-Red 'Three Fish' Stemcups. Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period. Photo Sotheby's each with rounded bowl rising to an everted rim, supported on a tall solid splayed foot with a flat unglazed base, the exterior in copper-red with the silhouettes of three evenly spaced fish, each inscribed on the interior with an apocryphal six-character Xuande mark in underglaze blue within a double circle, wood stands (4). Height 3 5/8 in., 9.2 cm. Estimation: 12,000 - 15,000 USD. Lot. Vendu... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2012

A small Famille-Verte and anhua decorated 'three fish' cup. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period.

A small Famille-Verte and anhua decorated  'three fish' cup. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. Photo Sotheby's delicately potted, the steep sides rising from a small tapering foot to a flared rim, painted around the exterior with three long-tailed fish finely detailed in shaded tones as if they were swimming amidst clear waters, evenly spaced and interspersed with green pondweed, the interior decorated in anhua with a dragon and a phoenix, the recessed base inscribed in underglaze... [Lire la suite]
23 octobre 2011

A rare Imperial copper-red 'three fish' bowl. China. Underglaze blue six-character mark and period of Yongzheng

A rare Imperial copper-red 'three fish' bowl. China. Underglaze blue six-character mark and period of Yongzheng.. photo Nagel Auctions Of well potted flared form standing on a slightly tapering foot of rounded section, the exterior decorated in copper-red of deep mushroom pink colour with three fish, the interior undecorated. Good condition. D. 15,2 cm.. Estimate 35 000 / 50 000 € Similar bowls are illustrated in Sekai Toji Zenshu, vol. 12, fig. 55 an in the Min Ch'iu Society, Hong Kong, Exhibition of Ch'ing Dynasty Porcelain,... [Lire la suite]


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