17 mars 2019

A blue and white quadrangular 'Four Seasons' vase, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)

Lot 342. A blue and white quadrangular 'Four Seasons' vase, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722). Height 21 1/2 in., 54.6 cm. Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. the tall slightly tapering body of square section, boldly painted in vivid tones of cobalt blue, each side with a rectangular panel enclosing a different flowering plant; one with chrysanthemum emerging from rockwork, another with a blossoming camellia tree with a pair of flycatchers, the third panel with flowering... [Lire la suite]

15 mars 2016

An aubergine-glazed bowl, Kangxi mark and period

Lot 316, An aubergine-glazed bowl, Kangxi mark and period. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a gently tapered foot, richly applied overall with a glossy glaze of vibrant purple, the base reserved in white and inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character mark. Diameter 5 in., 12.8 cm Provenance: Alice Boney (by repute).Collection of John Fong (by repute). Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 16 mars 2016,... [Lire la suite]