14 septembre 2019

A rare famille-verte biscuit 'landscape' rouleau vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 898. A rare famille-verte biscuit 'landscape' rouleau vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 16 1/2  in., 42 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Lot sold 212,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. well-painted and enameled in shades of green, blue and aubergine with a continuous scene of scholars in an idyllic mountainous landscape, some seated in their studios, one on horseback on a grassy bank, a pair conversing on a hill, the sky and water left in the biscuit, the shoulder with... [Lire la suite]

01 septembre 2019

A Longquan celadon-glazed biscuit figure of Jigong, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 861. A Longquan celadon-glazed biscuit figure of Jigong, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 6 3/8in (16.4cm) high. Estimate US$ 5,000 - 7,000 (€ 4,500 - 6,300). © Bonhams. The mad monk modeled with an expressive face, wearing an abbot's hat and monk's robe, open to expose the right arm and chest, seated on a recumbent tiger, all covered in a sea-green glaze save the areas representing the figure's flesh, burnt a reddish-brown. Bonhams. Fine Chinese Paintings and Works of Art, New York, 9 Sep 2019
05 mai 2019

A pair of biscuit models of oxen, 18th century

Lot 148. A pair of biscuit models of oxen, 18th century; 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) wide. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000 (USD 10,416 - USD 15,624). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Modelled in mirror image, each long-horned beast is recumbent with its head raised in an alert expression, legs tucked under its body, and tail flicked over its haunches. The grey fur markings are finely incised, and the eyes are detailed in black.  Provenance: George Eumorfopoulos (1863-1939) Collection, no.... [Lire la suite]
30 décembre 2018

A carved biscuit brushwasher, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 1271. A carved biscuit brushwasher, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Diameter 4 3/8  in., 11.1 cm. Estimate $2,000 - $3,000. Sold: $3,250. © Sotheby's the circular vessel with straight walls and a broad flat rim, the exterior carved in layers of relief with scholars travelling through a mountain and river landscape, the base carved with an apocryphal Qianlong seal mark, wood stand (2). Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 18 March 2017
06 décembre 2018

A biscuit figure of a court official, Qing dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 603. A biscuit figure of a court official, Qing dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722). Height 23 cm. Estimate 2 117 € / 2 406 €. Lot sold 3 108 €. © Bukowskis A seated biscuit figure of a court official with a tall green hat and holding a black tablet of rank. The back of the upper body has an aperture for the insertion of prayers and on the lower rear of the chair there is a sketched landscape – unusual as these figures were only normally intended to be viewed from the front. The robe is decorated overall with a brilliant... [Lire la suite]
01 août 2018

A ‘Longquan’ celadon and biscuit Guanyin and elephant group, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 144. A ‘Longquan’ celadon and biscuit Guanyin and elephant group, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Height 10 1/8  in., 25.7 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Lot sold 18,750 USD. Photo Sotheby’s the deity shown seated atop a lotus petal base resting on the back of an elephant, hands in dhyanamudra, covered overall in an olive-green glaze except for the face, chest, hands of the Guanyin, and the eyes and tusks of the elephant which have burnt orange in the firing, wood stand.  ... [Lire la suite]

11 mai 2018

A group of four famille verte biscuit square dishes, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 979. A group of four famille verte biscuit square dishes, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 5 ¼ in. (13.3 cm.) square, the largest. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 32,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  The larger decorated on the interior with water plants and with a four-character mark on the base, the smaller three with flowering plants on a yellow ground. Provenance: Larger: C.T. Loo & Co., New York, 9 March 1949.John D. Rockefeller, Jr., New York,... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2018

A very rare carved biscuit model of a duck, Daoguang-Xianfeng period (1821-1861) 

Lot 2372. A very rare carved biscuit model of a duck, Daoguang-Xianfeng period (1821-1861); 1¾ in. (4.2 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 40,000 - HKD 60,000. Price realised HKD 112,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2012 The unglazed duck is delicately carved with its head turning to the left, and its beak touching the left webbed foot. The plumage is finely detailed and the eyes are picked out in black, box.  Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong... [Lire la suite]
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23 janvier 2017

Galerie Lamy. Stand 43b. Brafa Art Fair, 21-29 janvier 2017

Pair of large baluster-shaped jars with lids, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Blue and white porcelain painted with figures, flower pots and floral decorations.  H 56 cm. Courtesy Galerie Lamy. Literature: exhibition catalogue 'The Age of Gallantry', The Chinese porcelain New York, 1995, n° 100 (similar pair) Pair of spaniels, China, Qianlong period (1711-1799); Polychrome porcelain. H 16.5 cm and 17 cm. Courtesy Galerie Lamy. Provenance: Hodroff collection 4041  ... [Lire la suite]
12 août 2016

Plat à décor animalier, 17e siècle, règne de Wanli (1573-1620)

Plat à décor animalier, 17e siècle, règne de Wanli (1573-1620), biscuit, famille verte, fours de Jingdezhen, Diamètre : 0.38 m. Ancienne collection Grandidier. Paris, musée Guimet - musée national des Arts asiatiques, G682. Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (musée Guimet, Paris) / Richard Lambert Décor : Cinq chevaux galopent au milieu de fleurs, fleurettes et de "trésors variés" dont certains des "huit objets précieux" (la perle, la feuille, la peinture, la pierre sonore, les livres…). En bordure quatre vagues... [Lire la suite]