20 juillet 2020

A rare underglaze-red and famille-verte 'rose' vase, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 3603. A rare underglaze-red and famille-verte 'rose' vase, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); h. 8.3 cm, 3 1/4  in. Estimate 1,500,000 — 2,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,875,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the well-rounded ovoid body tapering to a short lipped mouthrim, elegantly decorated with two rose sprays rising from the base, each with a large bloom and bud in a soft pinkish underglaze red, borne on leafy branches with foliage enamelled in green and outlined in black, the recessed base with an... [Lire la suite]

07 mai 2020

A famille-verte 'Flower Basket' charger, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 366. A famille-verte 'Flower Basket' charger, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 36.5cm., 14 3/8 in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot Sold 3,750 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. brightly enamelled to the centre with a large basket filled with blossoming chrysanthemum and peony, the rim with shaped cartouches enclosing various floral sprays against a scrolling lotus ground. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 13 may 2015
08 mars 2020

A famille-verte rouleau vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1622-1722)

Lot 230. A famille-verte rouleau vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1622-1722); 46.3cm., 18 1/4 in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 12,500 GBP. © Sotheby's the cylindrical body rising from a short tapering foot to a tall ribbed neck with everted waisted rim, brightly enamelled around the exterior with military figures in a landscape, the neck with bamboo issuing from rockwork. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 11 november 2015
26 janvier 2020

A coral-ground famille-verte small rouleau vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 264. A coral-ground famille-verte small rouleau vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Height of taller 10 1/4 in., 26 cm. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD. Lot sold 6,875 USD. Photo Sotheby's reserved on the tapered cylindrical body with leaf, fan and lobed panels painted with a bird on a branch, a cricket or a lotus plant; together with a coral-ground bottle vase, 18th-19th century (2).  Provenance: Sotheby's New York, 23rd September 1997, lot 336. ... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2020

A famille-verte 'Water Margin' dish, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)

Lot 68. A famille-verte 'Water Margin' dish, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722). Diameter 8 in., 20.2 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Lot sold 16,250 USD. Photo Sotheby's with thinly-potted shallow sides, the interior enameled with three characters from the novel Shuihuzhuan (Water Margin),  two with inscriptions identifying them as Bai Sheng the gambler, and Yang Lin the wandering outlaw.  Property from the Estate of William and Jennifer Shaw Provenance:... [Lire la suite]
07 décembre 2019

A famille-verte 'phoenix and peony' jar, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1622-1722)

Lot 379. A famille-verte 'phoenix and peony' jar, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1622-1722); 32 cm, 12 5/8  in. Estimate HKD 40,000 — 60,000. Lot Sold 50,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. the baluster body painted with two phoenix soaring amidst large blooming peony. Provenance: Mayuyama & Co., Ltd. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection, Hong Kong, 28 november 2019

11 novembre 2019

A large famille-verte 'Western Chamber' charger, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 329. A large famille-verte 'Western Chamber' charger, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Diameter 51.6 cm, 20⅜ in. Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 GBP. Lot sold: 7,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's painted to the interior with scenes from the Romance of the Western Chamber within cartouches, all reserved on a dotted green ground with various flowers, the base with a leaf within a double circle in underglaze blue. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 06 Nov 2019
21 octobre 2019

A rare Meissen famille-verte large charger, circa 1735

Lot 401. A rare Meissen famille-verte large charger, circa 1735. Diameter: 15 in. Estimate: 15,000 - 25,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the center painted in underglaze-blue with a large flowering shrub, within an enameled border of stylized fences, the cavetto with flowering branches, one issuing from pierced rockwork, enriched in gilding, within an underglaze-blue diaper band, brown-edged rim,  crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue, letter K in underglaze-blue and incised... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2019

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

Lot 916. A famille-verte 'Four Accomplishments' rouleau vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 19 in., 48.3 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 62,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the slightly tapered body rising to a cylindrical neck and everted mouth rim, painted with a continuous scene of women in a large garden pavilion completing the 'Four Accomplishments': reading poetry, playing go, admiring Chinese paintings, and playing musical instruments, surrounded... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2019

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

Lot 912. A famille-verte 'Xiwangmu' rouleau vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 17 3/4  in., 45 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Lot sold 68,750 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the cylindrical body set over a low foot and supporting a columnar neck with a galleried rim, richly painted with Xiwangmu arriving from the left on a cloud with an assembly of female musicians and an attendant bearing a dish of peaches, a phoenix soaring nearby, the emperor seated on a tall platform awaiting... [Lire la suite]