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]

05 juin 2018

A rare Yixing bamboo shoot-form water dropper, signed Chen Mingyuan, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 2933. A rare Yixing bamboo shoot-form water dropper, signed Chen Mingyuan, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 4 5/16 in. (11 cm.) long, box. Estimate HKD 1,800,000 - HKD 2,600,000. Price realised HKD 4,300,000. © Christie's Images Ltd  2018. The vessel is naturalistically potted in the form of a bamboo shoot, combed with incised fine lines in imitation of the skin, the narrow tip with a small aperture as an outlet. A small clam is attached on one side near the base. The base is impressed... [Lire la suite]
25 juin 2017

An Yixing pottery gu-form vase, Chen Mingyuan mark

Lot 8099. An Yixing pottery gu-form vase, Chen Mingyuan mark; 7 1/4in (18.4cm) high. Sold for US$ 40,000 (€35,800). Photo: Bonhams The mottled tan sandy clay crisply potted in five-cornered foliate section in a tall trumpet-form mouth above a central collar encircling the thin waist surmounting the short flared foot all raised upon a circular foot ring surrounding the impressed three-character zhuanshumark, with fitted wood stand and wood storage box.   Note: The ceramicist Chen Mingyuan is... [Lire la suite]
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25 juin 2017

Chen Mingyuan (Chinese, active 1650/1700), Tripod Incense Burner, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), 17th century

Chen Mingyuan (Chinese, active 1650/1700), Tripod Incense Burner, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), 17th century, Yixing stoneware. H. 4.8 cm (1 7/8 in.); diam. 11.0 cm (4 5/16 in.). Gift of Mr. Russell Tyson, 1940.792 © Art Institute of Chicago
27 août 2015

A Yixing 'Pumpkin' teapot and cover

A Yixing 'Pumpkin' teapot and cover. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the body of the teapot made in the form of a squash lying on its side, the stem connected to a section of vine that forms the handle, extending to the base and branching out with a bud to form the foot, the spout formed from a curled leaf, the cover surmounted by a cicada, the base impressed with a small seal reading Chen Mingyuan (2). Height 5 in., 12.7 cm Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 15... [Lire la suite]
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10 avril 2015

A rare Yixing stoneware tripod incense burner, Qing dynasty, signed Chen Mingyuan

A rare Yixing stoneware tripod incense burner, Qing dynasty, signed Chen Mingyuan. Estimate 800,000 — 1,000,000 HKD. Unsold. Photo courtesy Sotheby's of archaistic ding form, modelled with a deep rounded body resting on three slightly tapered tubular legs, the galleried rim surmounted by a pair of arched handles, the exterior decorated with a frieze of six stylised dragons alternating with whorl bosses, all against a leiwen ground, above a band of pendent... [Lire la suite]
28 mai 2012

Masterpieces of Yixing Stoneware from the Mr and Mrs Jimmy Sha Collection @ Bonhams

An Yixing stoneware slip-decorated brushpot. Qianlong, signed Yang Jichu. Photo Bonhams Of broad cylindrical form, the exterior of the heavily potted body intricately decorated in coloured slip with a continuous landscape scene, portraying a scholar seated in a pavilion reading a book, attended by a young acolyte in the next room, an additional scholar depicted standing at the gate of the compound, looking out at the lakeside setting, all framed against a wondrous mountainous setting, the reverse focused on windswept branches... [Lire la suite]
22 novembre 2011

One of the greatest collections of Yixing stoneware for sale @ Bonhams Hong Kong

The Gerard Hawthorn Collection of Yixing Stoneware is an impressive, personal collection of a connoisseur dealer.  Photo Bonhams HONG KONG.- Bonhams is set to mark another auction milestone as it offers The Gerard Hawthorn Collection of Yixing Stoneware' for sale, on November 28, 2011 at the Island Shangri-la Hotel, Hong Kong. Part of the Bonhams Autumn Auctions Series in Hong Kong, The Gerard Hawthorn Collection of Yixing Stoneware is an impressive, personal collection of a connoisseur dealer, who has passionately collected... [Lire la suite]