21 avril 2019

A biscuit-glazed seated Guanyin, Kangxi period (1662-1722) 

Lot 112. A biscuit-glazed seated Guanyin, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 9 ¾ in. (24.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 3,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The goddess of mercy shown with a with small boy in her lap, her high topknot under a scarf and a long necklace around her neck. Provenance: With Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York. Literature: William R. Sargent, Chinese Porcelain in the Conde Collection, Madrid, 2014, p. 164, no. 47. ... [Lire la suite]

21 avril 2019

A pair of biscuit-glazed frisky Buddhist lions, Kangxi period (1662-1722) 

Lot 111. A pair of biscuit-glazed frisky Buddhist lions, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 7 in. (17.7 cm.) long. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 16,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Finely modeled on leaf-shaped bases, each with a brocade ball, one looking back over his shoulder. Provenance: Acquired Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York, 16 May 2013. Literature: William R. Sargent, Chinese Porcelain in the Conde Collection, Madrid, 2014, p. 174, no. 51. ... [Lire la suite]
18 janvier 2019

A pair of famille verte biscuit-glazed Buddhist lions, Kangxi peiod (1662-1722)

  Lot 315. A pair of famille verte biscuit-glazed Buddhist lions, Kangxi peiod (1662-1722); 15 in. (38.1 cm.) high, each. Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000. Price realised US$21,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Each modeled seated, the male with his paw on a pierced ball, the female with a pup, fitted wood stands. Property From the Estate of William Kelly Simpson Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part IV, New York, 17 January 2019
18 janvier 2019

A very large famille verte biscuit-glazed Guanyin, Kangxi peiod (1662-1722)

Lot 312. A very large famille verte biscuit-glazed Guanyin, Kangxi peiod (1662-1722); 29 ½ in. (74.9 cm.) high. Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000. Price realised US$30,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Modeled holding an acolyte in one hand, a vessel in the other, standing on a lotus bloom and stepped rectangular base. Property From the Estate of William Kelly Simpson.  Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part IV, New York, 17 January 2019
13 mai 2018

A large pair of biscuit-glazed toad-shaped vessels, 18th century

Lot 237. A large pair of biscuit-glazed toad-shaped vessels, 18th century. Each 30cm (11 3/4in) long. Estimate £ 3,000 - 5,000 (€ 3,400 - 5,700). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2018 Each toad facing forward with brown webbed feet and slightly upturned heads with large bulbous eyes painted dark chocolate-brown, the white hollowed bodies with pimples and the backs with star-shaped apertures.  Provenance: Michel Beurdeley, Paris, 1954A Spanish private collection. Note: A similar green-glazed... [Lire la suite]
25 décembre 2015

A biscuit-glazed dragon-boat, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 11. A biscuit-glazed dragon-boat, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate $4,000 – $6,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The dragon-boat with a pierced pagoda with figures within and on the terrace - 8 ½ in. (21.5 cm.) long Christie's. CHINESE EXPORT ART, 21 January 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza
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17 mars 2012

A lime green biscuit-glazed snuff bottle with 'Five Roosters' design. Kangxi mark

A lime green biscuit-glazed snuff bottle with 'Five Roosters' design. Kangxi mark. Photo: Courtesy of Bonhams Of flattened ovoid form with a flat rim to the cylindrical neck, molded in raised relief with three roosters on one side and two on the other, their eyes dotted in black and the recessed base within the foot ring bearing a molded four-character mark. 2 1/4in (6.5cm) high. Sold for US$500 Bonhams. Asian Decorative Arts, 13 Mar 2012, California, San Francisco www.bonhams.com
15 janvier 2012

A rare pair of Chinese Export Biscuit-glazed deer. 19th century

A rare pair of  Chinese Export  Biscuit-glazed deer. 19th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2012 Modeled in mirror image, each recumbent deer with one front leg raised, its eyes and fur picked out in black, with removable antlers; 13 in. (33 cm.) long (6). Estimate $7,000 - $10,000 Notes: Deer, symbols of longevity and prosperity, were a favorite subject for Chinese artists, particularly in porcelains during the reign of the Kangxi emperor (1662-1722) and in paintings during... [Lire la suite]
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07 janvier 2011

Kangxi period & 19th century Biscuit-glazed famille verte @ Christie's. Chinese Export Art , 25 January 2011, New York

A large pair of  Biscuit-glazed famille verte Buddhist Lions, Kangxi period. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 The seated lions modeled with open jaws, revealing their fangs and red tongues, their bodies richly decorated with molded manes and breasts and legs, while their heads are applied with colorful curly hair and eyebrows and their ears are veined as leaves while their spines are decorated with yellow spotted bamboo above a notch to hold a removable tail, gilt shou medallions between their bulging eyes, fitted wood... [Lire la suite]
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06 janvier 2010

Three pairs of buddhist lions, Kangxi period @ Christie's New York

A large pair of turquoise and aubergine buddhist lions. Kangxi period. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 A female with clambering pup at her feet and a male with loose, pierced brocade ball, modeled in mirror image with open jaws revealing teeth, fangs and tongue left in the biscuit, their loose eyes picked out in black, at the back of the male's base a cyclical date wu chen, probably for 1668, and a three-character potter's mark are inscribed; 14 7/8 in. (37.8 cm.) high (2) - Est. $20,000 - $30,000 A pair of... [Lire la suite]