11 novembre 2019

A copper-red and underglaze-blue 'Immortals' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 334. A copper-red and underglaze-blue 'Immortals' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). DDiameter 22.3 cm, 8¾ in. Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP. Lot sold: 11,875 GBP. Photo Sotheby's painted to the exterior in underglaze blue with the 'Eight Daoist Immortals' carrying their various attributes, journeying across a dense copper-red wave ground, the interior rendered with Shoulao with his deer reserved against a wave ground enclosed within a double-ring circle, the base with a six-character... [Lire la suite]

09 octobre 2019

A copper-red and underglaze-blue cupstand, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1735-1796)

Lot 140. A copper-red and underglaze-blue cupstand, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1735-1796); 17 cm, 6 5/8  in. Estimate 180,000 — 250,000 HKD (22,919 - 31,833 USD). Lot sold 225,000 HKD (28,649 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the deep round hollow bowl with an incurved rim, painted in underglaze red with a row of pendent pomegranates extending from a band of cobalt-blue trefoils and key fret around the mouth, collared by a broad flat dish painted with... [Lire la suite]
06 septembre 2019

A rare copper-red and underglaze-blue waterpot, pingguo zun, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 620. A rare copper-red and underglaze-blue waterpot, pingguo zun, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722). Height 3 7/8  in., 10 cm. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 USD. Lot Sold 836,000 USD. © Sotheby's. of compressed globular form, elegantly potted with generous rounded sides rising from a concave base to an incurved mouth recessed into the shoulder, the exterior intricately painted in rich tones of raspberry red depicting four stylized full, round... [Lire la suite]
13 juillet 2019

A copper-red and underglaze-blue moonflask, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 167. A copper-red and underglaze-blue moonflask, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Height 19 3/16  in., 48.7 cm. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 USD. Lot sold 93,750 USD. © Sotheby's. the flattened globular body rising from a short oval foot to a slender neck flanked by a pair of scroll handles, painted on each side with scrolling lotus, the lotus heads in underglaze red and the leafy branches in underglaze blue, all between a band of pendent ruyi-heads. ... [Lire la suite]
13 juillet 2019

A celadon, copper-red and underglaze-blue yen-yen vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 163. A celadon, copper-red and underglaze-blue yen-yen vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 17 3/4  in., 45.1 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Lot sold 43,750 USD. © Sotheby's. the body of baluster form rising to a trumpet neck with everted rim, boldly painted in strong tones of underglaze blue and red with a scene of a traveling immortal and acolyte riding on a donkey, approaching a local with a basket of lingzhi who points the way, a... [Lire la suite]
13 juillet 2019

A copper-red and underglaze-blue 'fish' jardinière, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 162. A copper-red and underglaze-blue 'Fish' jardinière, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 18 1/2  in., 47 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 15,000 USD. © Sotheby's. of steeply rounded shape, boldly painted in underglaze blue and copper-red with mackerel, whitefish, carp, freshwater perch and crustacea swimming amidst numerous aquatic weeds below a chevron border around the rim. Note: The names of the four fish on the present... [Lire la suite]

10 septembre 2018

A rare copper-red and underglaze-blue waterpot, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 123. A rare copper-red and underglaze-blue waterpot, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722). Diameter 3 7/8  in., 9.8 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000. Lot sold 56,250 USD. © Sotheby's. of compressed globular form, elegantly potted with generous rounded sides rising from a concave base to an incurved mouthrim recessed into the shoulder, the exterior intricately painted in rich tones of raspberry red with four stylized full, round blooms of chrysanthemum,... [Lire la suite]
03 décembre 2017

An exceptionally fine and rare copper-red and underglaze-blue amphora, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 2908. An exceptionally fine and rare copper-red and underglaze-blue amphora, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 7 1/8 in. (18 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 15,000,000 - HKD 18,000,000. Price realised HKD 24,100,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The vase is delicately potted with an elongated ovoid body tapering to a recessed base, the sloping shoulder rising to a slender neck encircled by three horizontal raised bands. The shoulders are painted in... [Lire la suite]
10 juillet 2017

A well painted porcelain bottle vase with magpies above waves in copper-red and underglaze-blue, Guangxu period

Lot 675. A well painted porcelain bottle vase with magpies above waves in copper-red and underglaze-blue, underglaze blue Qianlong seal mark, Guangxu period (1875-1908). H. 55,3 cm. Estimate €800/1 200. Lot sold €4 000. Courtesy Nagel. Two cracks at the body. Property from a German private collection, acquired before 1981. Nagel. Fine Asian Art - Salzburg, 16./17.06.2017
14 novembre 2016

A copper-red and underglaze-blue 'Landscape' jardinière, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 247. A copper-red and underglaze-blue 'Landscape' jardinière, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 35,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. of steeply rounded form, painted with a continuous scene with figures in a rocky mountainous landscape, fishermen poling sampans on a wide river, pavilions nestled amidst lush vegetation, with sections of the trees highlighted in copper-red, the base perforated with a circular hole, all below a ruyi border... [Lire la suite]