14 novembre 2021

A pair of famille-verte lobed ewers and covers, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 322. A pair of famille-verte lobed ewers and covers, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 27 cm, 10⅝ in. Lot sold: 7,560 GBP (Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP). (C) 2021 Sotheby's each pear-shaped body rising from a spreading foot and moulded with a spiral lobe, set to one side with a correspondingly lobed tall loop handle and to the other with an elegant curved spout attached to the body with a strut, the domed cover surmounted by a lotus bud finial. Provenance:Sotheby's New York,... [Lire la suite]

09 octobre 2021

A biscuit-glazed famille-verte 'ducks' bowl, 20th century

Lot 202. A biscuit-glazed famille-verte 'ducks' bowl, 20th century. Diameter 3⅞ in., 10 cm. Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 USD. Lot sold: 35,280 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the rounded body resting on a straight foot rising to a slightly everted rim, the exterior painted with a continuous scene of ducks resting amongst rockwork against a turquoise ground, the base inscribed with an apocryphal six-character Kangxi mark in underglaze blue. Exhibited: Ch'ing Polychrome Exhibition, The Oriental... [Lire la suite]
08 octobre 2021

A famille-verte 'scholars' vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722

Lot 239. A famille-verte 'scholars' vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 18¼ in., 46.3 cm. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD. Lot sold: 69,300 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the gently rounded sides resting on a straight foot and sweeping to a delicately everted rim, the exterior painted with a continuous hunting scene with one group of courtiers pursuing a fox with hounds and another group having just shot a bird with an arrow, the interior painted with a... [Lire la suite]
03 août 2021

A famille-verte glazed biscuit figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 111. A famille-verte glazed biscuit figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD. Lot sold: 2,520 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. together with a pair of yellow-glazed jars and covers, 20th century. Height of tallest 10 in., 25.3 cm. Sotheby's.The Hundred Antiques: Fine & Decorative Asian Art, New York, 22 June 2021
03 août 2021

A famille-verte 'bird and flower' jar, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 4. A famille-verte 'bird and flower' jar, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); Height 8⅞ in, 22.6 cm, wood stand. Estimate: 1,500 - 2,000 USD. Lot sold: 8,190 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Property from the Collection of Loyd and Linda Crawley. Sotheby's.The Hundred Antiques: Fine & Decorative Asian Art, New York, 22 June 2021
13 juin 2021

Kangxi porcelain sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 26 May 2021

Lot 313. A wucai 'landscape' brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 14.7 cm. Estimate: 60,000 - 80,000 HKD. Lot sold: 378,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's Property from a Hong Kong private collection. Provenance: Collection of Edward T. Chow (1910-1980). Sotheby's Hong Kong, 19th May 1981, lot 575. Lot 313. A wucai 'landscape' brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 14.5 cm. Estimate: 50,000 - 80,000 HKD. Lot... [Lire la suite]

12 avril 2021

A famille-verte baluster vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 141. A famille-verte baluster vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 18 ½ in., 47 cm. Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 USD. Lot sold: 94,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of baluster form, the body rising from a flared foot and surmounted by a trumpet neck, painted around the sides with a continuous scene of officials resting in pavilions admiring ladies riding horses in the garden, a canopy of scrolling clouds above, all below a band of auspicious emblems enclosed in... [Lire la suite]
15 janvier 2021

A famille-verte rouleau vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 102. A famille-verte rouleau vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 181⁄4 in. (46.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price Realised USD 9,375. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The vase is decorated with a continuous scene from the Romance of Three Kingdoms, portraying Zhang Fei in a battle scene in a mountainous setting. The neck is further decorated with two panels enclosing boys at play, alternating with two shou characters. Property from the... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2020

A rare relief-decorated famille-verte vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 126. A rare relief-decorated famille-verte vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722); Height 17⅞ in., 45.5 cm. Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 USD. © 2020 Sotheby's of elegantly attenuated baluster form, rising to a waisted neck and flaring rim, the body finely enameled with scholarly assemblages comprising precious and auspicious objects and motifs, skillfully incorporating several prominent ‘antiques’ including a fabric-wrapped qin, a square flower-filled vase, beribboned scrolls, and a stack of... [Lire la suite]
18 septembre 2020

A pair of small famille-verte 'birthday' dishes, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 107. A pair of small famille-verte 'birthday' dishes, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722); Diameter 4⅜ in., 12 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD. © 2020 Sotheby's each thinly potted with shallow sides rising from a short foot ring to a scalloped rim, the center delicately painted with two elegantly attired female attendants, one carrying an archaistic jue on a tray, the other holding a ewer inscribed with a shou character, encircled by a border of iron-red... [Lire la suite]