12 juillet 2019

A penciled blue and white 'Lotus' small vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 144. A penciled blue and white 'Lotus' small vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 7 1/4  in., 18.4 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot sold 6,250 USD. © Sotheby's. the globular body rising from a short foot and surmounted by a tall neck, painted delicately around the body and halfway up the neck with scrolling foliage, the long stems terminating in lotus blossoms, the neck with a collar of upright stems above a narrow band of interlocking whorls,... [Lire la suite]

11 juillet 2019

A blue and white bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 143. A blue and white bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 8 3/4  in., 22.2 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot sold 6,250 USD. © Sotheby's. of pear-shape, the shoulders tapering to a tall slender neck slightly flared at the rim, painted with flowering plants in petal-shaped panels around the shoulder and foot, with floral sprays continuing on the body and neck, the base with an underglaze blue cipher mark. Provenance: Collection of... [Lire la suite]
03 mars 2013

A blue and white bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 133. A blue and white bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 8 3/4  in., 22.2 cm. Estimate 6,000 - 8,000 USD. Lot sold 8,125 USD. © Sotheby's. the globular body surmounted by a tall cylindrical neck, brightly painted with two panels depicting flowering plants springing from rockwork amidst 'antiques' and 'treasures'.  Provenance: Collection of President Herbert Hoover (1874-1964) (according to label).C.T. Loo & Co. (according to label). ... [Lire la suite]
29 septembre 2012

An outstanding blue and white 'Boys' Bowl, Ming Dynasty, Interregnum-Chenghua period

Lot 46. An outstanding blue and white 'Boys' Bowl, Ming Dynasty, Interregnum-Chenghua period; 21.4 cm., 8 1/2 in. Estimate 2,600,000 - 3,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 7,820,000 HKD. © Sotheby's 2012 of deep conical form, with slightly rounded sides rising to a wide rim from a straight narrow foot, finely painted on the exterior with a continuous scene showing sixteen boys at play in a garden of flowers, rocks, bamboo and willow, beneath dense curling clouds gathered over half the scene,... [Lire la suite]