30 décembre 2017

A large famille-verte monteith, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 311. A large famille-verte monteith, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 56cm., 22in. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 GBP. Lot sold 122,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby’s of oval form supported on four claw and ball feet, the crenallated rim above a pair of lion mask and ring handles, enamelled on each side with a knarled tree growing from rocks and bearing fruit and flowers, the rim bordered with various flowering plants and edged in cell pattern with carp swimming around the interior rim above... [Lire la suite]

12 décembre 2017

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

Lot 329. A famille-verte brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 13.5 cm, 5 3/8  in. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 HKD. Lot sold 250,000 HKD (26,870 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's of cylindrical form, the exterior painted with two rectangular panels, one enclosing two ladies looking at roosters fighting in a garden landscape, the other with a riverside landscape, wood stand. Provenance: Collection of T.Y. Chao (1912-1999), and thence by descent in the family. Sotheby's. Chinese... [Lire la suite]
21 septembre 2017

A large famille-verte baluster jar and a cover, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 835. A large famille-verte baluster jar and a cover, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 22 3/8  in., 56.8 cm. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD. Lot sold 4,375 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. painted around the exterior with two rows of petal-shaped panels variously enclosing flowers, mythical animals, birds and insects, the domed cover decorated with landscapes (2). Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 16 Sep 2017
02 juillet 2017

A famille-verte 'Narcissus' month cup, Mark and period of Xuantong (1908-1911)

Lot 708. A famille-verte 'Narcissus' month cup, Mark and period of Xuantong (1908-1911); 4.7 cm, 1 7/8  in. Estimate 20,000 -- 30,000 HKD. Lot sold 60,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. decorated to the exterior with flowering narcissus shoots centred by garden rocks, the base with a six-character reign mark in underglaze blue Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 01 Jun 2017
09 mai 2017

A pair of famille-verte 'Dragon' bowls, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 234. A pair of famille-verte 'Dragon' bowls, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722), 18.8 cm, 7 3/8  in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.  each body with deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to a slightly everted rim, brightly enamelled around the exterior with two pairs of dragon and carp leaping from waves in pursuit of a flaming pearl, the interior with a flaming pearl encircled by flower sprays and Buddhist emblems at the rim, the base with an... [Lire la suite]
09 mai 2017

A large famille-verte 'Deer and Crane' dish, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 232. A large famille-verte 'Deer and Crane' dish, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722), 38.5 cm, 15 3/16  in. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.  boldly painted in bright enamels depicting a spotted deer in a grove with pine, bamboo springing from rocks, and lingzhi, a crane gliding overhead and a gilded sun and swirling clouds in the distance, within a border of four oval floral panels reserved on a red diaper ground, the flat, broad rim with six cranes in... [Lire la suite]

16 avril 2017

A famille-verte 'Bats and Lingzhi' dish, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 3689. A famille-verte 'Bats and Lingzhi' dish, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722), 20.5 cm, 8 in. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,062,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's.  decorated on the interior with a medallion enclosing six bats soaring amidst curling lingzhi scrolls, encircled by a frieze depicted with further bats amidst lingzhi scrolls repeated on the underside, all decorated in underglaze blue with famille-verte highlights, the foot... [Lire la suite]
31 mars 2017

A famille-verte 'flower and butterfly' wine cup, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

 Lot 3104. A famille-verte 'flower and butterfly' wine cup, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722), 6.3 cm, 2 1/2  in. Estimate 1,200,000 — 1,800,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's.  with delicately potted rounded sides rising from a countersunk base to a gently flared rim, the exterior finely decorated with fluttering butterflies on one side and flowering plants borne on leafy stems issuing from the ground on the other, the interior picked out with an iron-red butterfly, the base... [Lire la suite]
21 mars 2017

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

Lot 696. A famille-verte bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 25,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.   the ovoid body rising to a tall slender  neck, the body brightly enameled with three Buddhist lions gamboling among ribbons, two in shades of green, the third smaller and in iron-red, a foliate scroll at the shoulder  below upright ruyi-lappets, the rim with a diaper band surmounting downturned ruyi-lappets suspending... [Lire la suite]
21 mars 2017

A famille-verte 'Boys' rouleau vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 695. A famille-verte 'Boys' rouleau vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Unsold. Photo: Sotheby's.   the cylindrical body elegantly painted with boys at play, one with hands clasped over the eyes of a playmate, observed by an older boy wearing an official's robe and clasping a ruyi scepter, a small boy crouching over in laughter, as another, bearing a lotus blossom on a stick, happily tickles the central figure with a twig, all set between a band... [Lire la suite]