14 avril 2020

A cloisonné enamel brushrest, Incised Qianlong four-character mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 212. A cloisonné enamel brushrest, Incised Qianlong four-character mark and of the period (1736-1795); 11.1cm (4 3/8in) wide. Estimate £ 15,000-20,000. Sold for £ 40,000 (€ 45,680). Courtesy Bonhams. The three-peaked brushrest finely enamelled in bright tones of red, white, yellow, green and blue, decorated to each side with a large lotus flower head borne on scrolling foliage issuing two flanking flowers, all reserved on a bright turquoise ground above a band of ruyi-heads, raised on a... [Lire la suite]

07 mars 2020

A Guan-type glazed brushrest, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 1946. A Guan-type glazed brushrest, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 70,000 - HKD 90,000. Price realised HKD 81,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2010 Moulded and pierced in the form of a mountain range, with contours for the resting of the brush, covered overall in a bluish-grey glaze with characteristic network of crackles, stopping before the flat base, wood stand. Christie's. The Imperial Sale Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]
03 août 2019

A parcel-gilt bronze brushrest, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 3694. A parcel-gilt bronze brushrest, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 12.6 cm., 4 7/8  in. Estimate 80,000 — 100,000 HKD. Lot sold 137,500 HKD. © Sotheby's deftly cast in the form of a farmer ushering a buffalo across an arched bridge with a rope, the farmer depicted exerting his strength tugging the rope with one foot firmly planted on the bridge, the surface of the bridge skilfully rendered with a striated pattern, the bronze patinated to a smooth dark chocolate-brown colour... [Lire la suite]
30 avril 2019

Yixing from a Princely Collection at Christie's London, 14 May 2019

Pearls and jades of this world cannot be compared to the clay of YixingWang Wenbo, Tao Qi Xing Zeng Chen Mingyuan 人間珠玉安足取,豈如陽羨溪頭一丸土汪文柏 《陶器行贈陳鳴遠》 Lot 84. A rare Yixing signed and dated square seal, signed You Qinqing, dated to autumn of the bingxu year of Daoguang, corresponding to 1826, and of the period; 2 7/8 in. (4.8 cm.) square. Estimate GBP 12,000 - GBP 18,000 (USD 15,516 - USD 23,274). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The tortoise-form knop is worked with a textured carapace and pierced... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2018

A rock crystal brushrest, 17th century

Lot 474. A rock crystal brushrest, 17th century; 10.5 cm, 4 1/8  in. Estimate 3,000 — 4,000 HKD. Lot sold 30,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of undulating outline, carved to resemble five bamboo segments, further incised with leaves. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 31 May 2018.  
17 mai 2018

'The Blue Road: Mastercrafts from Persia' at Liang Yi Museum, Hong Kong

Flask with figures, animals, and leaves, 17th Century. Fritware, with underglaze painting in blue and black? 12 1/5 × 7 9/10 × 4 3/10 in; 31 × 20 × 11 cm. Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978, Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford. Courtesy Liang Yi Museum HONG KONG - Liang Yi Museum, Hong Kong, is hosting ‘The Blue Road: Mastercrafts from Persia’, the first, most dedicated and comprehensive exhibition surveying different aspects of the colour blue in Persian art and history, in Hong Kong.  Opening... [Lire la suite]

06 novembre 2016

An unusual 'Jizhou' brushrest and water dropper, Yuan dynasty (1279–1368)

Lot 292. An unusual 'Jizhou' brushrest and water dropper, Yuan dynasty (1279–1368). Estimate GBP 4,000 — 6,000. Photo Sotheby's. moulded in the form of five peaks and decorated to each side with figures amongst trees and a dragon, with a short cylindrical spout to one end, covered in an amber glaze stopping short of the base to reveal a pale buff body; 9.8 cm, 3 3/8  in. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 09 nov. 2016, 11:30 AM 
13 janvier 2016

Brushrest, Wanli mark and period, c. 1575 - c. 1600

Brushrest, Wanli mark and period, c. 1575 - c. 1600, blue and white porcelain, h 10cm × w 16.5cm. AK-RBK-1955-7. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. Brushrest with semi- elliptical wall in the form of five peaks that rise from the sea with rocks. The mountain peaks are formed by five five-clawed dragons with multiple small holes. Painted in underglaze blue. At the bottom the six-character mark Wanli in a double rectangle.
21 avril 2014

A well white-grey carved rock-shaped brushrest with dragon and five peaks, China, Ming-early Qing dynasty

A well white-grey carved rock-shaped brushrest with dragon and five peaks, China, Ming-early Qing dynasty. Photo Nagel carved hardwood stand. Few tiny chips. B. 19,2 cm. Estimate 9 000 - 12 000 €. Property from an old European private collection  Nagel. "Asiatische Kunst". 8.5.2014 - http://www.auction.de/
09 avril 2014

A susancai openwork mountain-form brushrest, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

A susancai openwork mountain-form brushrest, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Length 6 3/4 in., 17.1 cm. Photo Sotheby's Provenance: Collection of George R. Davies, United Kingdom, (1843-1918).Sotheby’s Hong Kong, 26th October 1993, lot 131.S. Marchant & Son, London, 1993. Exhibited: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, The Colors of Earth, Kangxi Era Porcelain from the Stamen Collection, 2002, no. 15. Literature: Burlington Fine Arts Club Exhibition of Coloured Chinese Porcelain, London, 1896, no.... [Lire la suite]