14 avril 2021

Two underglaze-blue and copper-red 'immortals' dishes, Qing dynasty, 18th / 19th century

Lot 152. Two underglaze-blue and copper-red 'immortals' dishes, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Diameter 6 ½ in., 16.3 cm. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD. Lot sold: 16,380 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. each with shallow rounded sides, the short gently tapered foot rising to an everted rim, the exterior painted with the 'Eight Daoist Immortals' in underglaze blue against a swirling ground of stylized copper-red waves, the interior centering a medallion enclosing Shoulao and a deer against a further wave ground, cloud scrolls and a... [Lire la suite]

20 mars 2021

An unusual huanghuali round low table, 18th-19th century

Lot 835. An unusual huanghuali round low table, 18th-19th century; 13 in. (33 cm.) high, 33 ½ in. (85.1 cm.) diam. EstimateUSD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 822,000. © Christie's 2021  The attractively-grained single-panel top is raised on thick, inward-curving legs terminating in scroll-form feet. Provenance: The Collection of Dr. Frank E. (1897-1971) and Lillian (1907-1986) Whitacre, acquired between 1938-1939, and thence by descent within the family. Dr. Frank E.... [Lire la suite]
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20 mars 2021

A rare huanghuali kang table, 18th-19th century

Lot 739. A rare huanghuali kang table, 18th-19th century; 14 ½ in. (36.8 cm.) high, 72 ½ in. (184.2 cm.) wide, 14 in. (35.6 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 1,614,000. © Christie's 2021  The attractively-grained single-panel top is raised on thick, inward-curving legs terminating in scroll-form feet. Provenance: Robert and William Drummond, New York.Arthur M. Sackler Collections, New York.Acquired from the above in 1974. ... [Lire la suite]
07 février 2021

A large copper-red and blue and white glazed plum blossom bottle vase, 18th-19th century

Lot 536. A large copper-red and  blue and white glazed plum blossom bottle vase, 18th-19th century; H. 54 cm. Estimate: € 5,000 - €8,000. Result: € 20,000. Courtesy Nagel.  Provenance: Old European private collection, acquired prior to 1990. Fine Asian Art, Stuttgart - Part I by Nagel Auction, December 8, 2020
21 janvier 2021

A Huanghuali cabinet, Ligui, 18th-19th century

Lot 141. A Huanghuali cabinet, Ligui, 18th-19th century; 49 1/2 x 32 1/4 x 14 3/4in (125.7 x 82.5 x 37.5cm). Estimate US$ 2,500 - 4,000. Sold for US$ 81,562 (£ 59,454). Courtesy Bonhams. Of square frame with mitered, mortise, and tenon construction enclosing a paneled top, supported by a pair of well matched double doors with baitong pull handles opening to reveal one shelf enclosing two drawers, the well-figured wood of amber tone. Bonhams. Fine Chinese and Japanese Works of Art Part I, 14 Dec... [Lire la suite]
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18 janvier 2021

A small white-glazed globular bottle vase, 18th-19th century

Lot 123. A small white-glazed globular bottle vase, 18th-19th century; 7 in. (17.8 cm) high. Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500. Price Realised USD 4,375. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The vase with a globular body and a slender neck is carved with peonies issuing from rocks, and two birds on one side. Property from the Collection of Peter Tcherepnine. Provenance: Samuel T. Peters (1854-1921) Collection, no.114.Louisine Peters Weekes Tcherepnine (1886-1952).Adaline Hathaway Weekes... [Lire la suite]

09 novembre 2020

A rare set of four huanghuali armchairs, meiguiyi, 18th-19th century

Lot 91. A rare set of four huanghuali armchairs, meiguiyi, 18th-19th century; 82cm (32 2/8in) high 59.5cm (23 2/8in) wide x 45cm (17 6/8in) deep. Estimate £ 30,000 - £ 50,000. Sold for £ 150,062 (€ 165,943). Courtesy Bonhams. Each with a rectangular top rail mortised and tenoned to the stiles, set with a beaded-edge apron shaped with curving scrolls enclosing two confronted chilong heads contending the yin and yang symbol, all tongue-and-grooved into the top rail,... [Lire la suite]
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22 octobre 2020

A fine large teadust-glazed lantern vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 357. A fine large teadust-glazed lantern vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 18 3/8 in. (46.5 cm.) high., Japanese wood box. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 250,000. © Christie's Images Limited 2020. Provenance: Sold at Christie’s New York, 19 March 2008, lot 674. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 9 October 2020
03 octobre 2020

A blue and white deep porcelain bowl, Joseon dynasty (1392-1897), 18th-19th century

Lot 1059. A blue and white deep porcelain bowl, Joseon dynasty (1392-1897), 18th-19th century; 9 7/8in (25cm) diameter; 5 1/2in (14cm) high. Estimate US$ 3,000-5,000. Sold for US$ 3,187 (€ 2,717). Courtesy Bonhams The deep bowl set on a ring foot and decorated in underglaze blue with two sprays of citrine, the interior painted with a single auspicious character within a double-ringed roundel. Provenance: Previously sold these rooms, March 20, 2019, lot 389.Robert W. Moore Collection, sold Christie's,... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2020

An enamelled biscuit figure of a recumbent water buffalo, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 876. An enamelled biscuit figure of a recumbent water buffalo, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 6 in. (15.7 cm.) long. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 13,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. The follow figure shown with legs tucked under the body and head raised and turned slightly. Provenance: Yamanaka Collection.The Collection of C. T. Loo, New York.C. T. Loo Chinese Art (successor Frank Caro), New York, 24 October 1957.The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection, Chicago. ... [Lire la suite]