20 novembre 2015

A large Chinese famille-verte dish, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi period

Collection of Augustus the Strong. A large Chinese famille-verte dish, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi period. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the shallow rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot to a wide flaring rim, brightly enamelled to the interior with an octagonal panel enclosing a young couple in a garden, the rim with eight ruyi-shaped panels alternately enclosing landscape scenes and flowers, all reserved on a powder-blue and gilt ground,marked to reverse N=498... [Lire la suite]
10 octobre 2015

An unusual famille-verte 'Month' cup, Mark and period of Kangxi

  An unusual famille-verte 'Month' cup, Mark and period of Kangxi. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 HKD. Lot sold 475,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's finely potted with deep rounded sides rising from a short foot to a flared rim, the exterior delicately enamelled with a nandina bush laden with ripe red berries, the reverse inscribed in underglaze blue with a poem reading feng hua xin she yan, shi jie jiu chun nong ('when the blossoms sway in the breeze, the swallow returns; This is... [Lire la suite]
10 octobre 2015

A fine famille-verte 'Month' cup, Mark and period of Kangxi

A fine famille-verte 'Month' cup, Mark and period of Kangxi. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 HKD. Lot sold 4,280,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's finely potted with deep rounded sides rising from a short foot to a flared rim, the exterior delicately enamelled with red crab apple buds, the reverse inscribed in underglaze blue with a poem reading qing xiang he su yu, jia se chu qing yan ('the fragrance blends with the flavour of evening rain; the beautiful colour stands out in clear weather... [Lire la suite]
15 septembre 2015

A large pair of famille-verte 'Phoenix' jars and covers, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

A large pair of famille-verte 'Phoenix' jars and covers, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. Estimate 35,000 — 55,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's each stoutly potted of baluster form, well-painted with a pair of phoenix perched on rockwork issuing lavish leafy peony blooms, the fitted domed cover with pointed knop and painted with a pair of sparrows and further flowers emerging from rockwork, all boldly rendered in underglaze blue with iron-red, green, yellow, aubergine enamels and gilt, the flat base unglazed (4)... [Lire la suite]
01 juin 2015

A rare famille-verte 'Flowers and birds' octagonal jardinière, Mark and period of Kangxi

A rare famille-verte 'Flowers and birds' octagonal jardinière, Mark and period of Kangxi. Estimate 1,000,000 — 1,500,000 HKD (120,007 - 180,010 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. of octagonal form with flared sides and a lobed everted rim, resting on bracket feet moulded with multicoloured scrolls, each of the eight side panels finely enamelled with a bird perched on a branch bearing flowers or ripe fruits, all vividly coloured and naturalistically rendered in great detail, the everted rim... [Lire la suite]
30 avril 2015

A famille-verte 'Accomplishments' baluster jar, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

A famille-verte 'Accomplishments' baluster jar, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP (8,139 - 10,852 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. brightly enamelled with a continuous scene of scholars engaged in the four scholarly accomplishments, all set within a landscape of open pavilions, bridges and terraces and beneath an 'antiques', diaper and keyfret border at the shoulder - 34cm., 13 3/8 in. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 13 mai 2015, 11:00 AM


30 avril 2015

A fine pair of famille-verte cups, Daoguang marks and period

A fine pair of famille-verte cups, Daoguang marks and period. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP (10,852 - 16,278 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. each painted with fruiting persimmon sprays and a bamboo shoot, below a hovering bat, the countersunk base with six-character mark in underglaze blue. Quantité: 2 - 8.5cm., 3 3/8 in. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 13 mai 2015, 11:00 AM
30 avril 2015

A famille-verte water cistern, cover and basin, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

A famille-verte water cistern, cover and basin, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP (13,565 - 20,348 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. the flat backed cistern of ribbed pear shape, surmounted by a domed cover, painted with pheasants amongst flowers and foliage, the fluted basin similarly decorated. Quantité: 3. The cistern 41cm., 15 7/8 in. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 13 mai 2015, 11:00 AM
08 mars 2015

A Famille-Verte bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

A Famille-Verte bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. of globular form rising to a tall cylindrical neck and rolled rim, well-painted with stylized floral medallions borne on leafy scrolls, the shoulder with alternating flower heads on an aubergine ground, the neck with further stylized floral meander and surmounted by a diaper cell band, the base with an underglaze blue 'G' mark - Height 9 1/2  in., 24.2 cm  Provenance: Ralph... [Lire la suite]
06 mai 2014

A famille-verte bamboo-form teapot and cover, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

A famille-verte bamboo-form teapot and cover, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. Photo Sotheby's the baluster body divided into sectioned lobes simulating bamboo, set with a curved spout and loop handle, painted with birds and floral sprays, the stepped cover similarly decorated and surmounted by a twisted bamboo finial. Quantité: 2 - 13.5cm., 5 ¼ in. Estimation 6,000 — 8,000 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London | 14 mai 2014- http://www.sothebys.com/