29 janvier 2023

Kangxi period polychrome porcelain sold at Sotheby's, CHINA / 5000 Years, Hong Kong, 25 November 2022

Lot 318. An inscribed famille-verte brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); h. 12.4 cm. Lot sold: 75,600 HKD (Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 HKD). © 2023 Sotheby's the inscribed poem may be translated as follows, Do you not realise the peaches of the Queen Mother of the West take a thousand years to ripen, For the time being let us amuse ourselves like Liu Lang.題詩: 未知王母千年熟 且共劉郎一咲同 Property from the Alleyne Collection. Provenance: Spink & Son Ltd, London, 1978. Lot... [Lire la suite]

15 janvier 2023

Kangxi porcelain sold at Sotheby's, Monochrome, London, 2 November 2022

  Lot 236. A wucai 'month' cup, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); Height 5.3 cm, 2¼ in. Lot sold: 63,000 GBP (Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 GBP). © 2022 Sotheby's. the base with a six-character reign mark in underglaze blue. Provenance: Collection of Carl Gustav Kjellin (1910-1990), acquired in Shanghai in the 1940s. Note: Month cups depicting seasonal flowers accompanied by pertinent two-line poems represent a classic design of the Kangxi period (r.... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2022

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

Lot 118. A famille-verte rouleau vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); Height 47.8 cm, 18⅞ in. Lot sold: 50,400 GBP (Estimate: 15,000 - 20,000 GBP). © 2022 Sotheby's. the single panel set into a rectangular frame above a waisted apron supported on corner legs of square section joined by high square section stretchers with a pronounced arch rising up to touch the apron, the legs terminating in hoof feet, with two transverse stretchers beneath. Provenance: Christie's London, 7th... [Lire la suite]
04 juillet 2022

Kangxi Porcelain sold at Sotheby's New York, 17–29 June 2022

Lot 4. A yellow-ground green-enameled 'peach' bowl, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722). Diameter 4½ in., 11.5 cm. Lot sold: 6,930 USD (Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD). © Sotheby's the base inscribed with a six-character mark in aubergine within a double circle. Lot 16. A pair of sancai-glazed bowls, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Diameter 4¾ in., 12 cm. Lot sold: 2,772 USD (Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000... [Lire la suite]
23 juin 2022

Kangxi Porcelain sold at Sotheby's Paris, 16 June 2022

Lot 18. An exceptionally large famille-verte 'Lintong dou bao' charger, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 55.5 cm, 21 7/8 in. Lot sold: 163,800 EUR (Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 EUR). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from a European private collection. Provenance: Sotheby's London, 12th June 2003, lot 222; Christie’s, London, 7th November 2006, lot 189; Galerie 41, Monaco, 31st March 2007. Note: This awe-inspiring charger, superbly painted with vivid enamels of... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2022

A famille-verte biscuit figure of Budai Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

Lot 78. A famille-verte biscuit figure of Budai, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Width 15.7 cm, 6¼ in. Lot sold 8,190 GBP (Estimate : 6,000 - 8,000 GBP). © Sotheby's 2022 Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 11 May 2022  

14 mai 2022

A very large famille-verte yenyen vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

Lot 77. A very large famille-verte yenyen vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 77 cm, 30¼ in.. Lot sold 100,800 GBP (Estimate : 40,000 - 60,000 GBP). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: Christie's New York, 22nd March 1995, lot 293.  Christie's London, 16th November 1998, lot 232A. Note: This vase is remarkable for the skillful craftsmanship in not only its monumental yet harmonious silhouette, but also the rendering of a lively scene in vivid shades of famille... [Lire la suite]
24 avril 2022

Kangxi Famille Verte sold at Sotheby's, China / 5000 Years, New York, 29 March 2022

Lot 608. A pair of famille-verte 'bird and flower' jars, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 13⅝ in., 34 cm, wood covers and stands. Lot sold: 12,600 USD (Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from a New York Private Collection. Provenance: Acquired in New York prior to 2000.  Lot 673. A pair of powder-blue ground and gilt famille-verte 'floral' dishes, Qing dynasty, Kangxi... [Lire la suite]
23 avril 2022

Kangxi porcelains sold at Sotheby's, Important Chinese Art, New York, 23 March 2022

Lot 256. A rare doucai 'birthday' dish, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722). Diameter 8¼ in., 21.1 cm. Lot sold: 81,900 USD (Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue inscribed in three columns within a double circle. Note: Vibrantly painted in the doucai palette, the motifs adorning this dish brim with auspicious meaning indicating it was clearly intended as a birthday gift. During his... [Lire la suite]
12 mars 2022

A famille-verte 'birthday' dish, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

  Lot 20. A famille-verte 'birthday' dish, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722). Diameter 9⅞ in., 25.1 cm. Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD. Lot sold: Lot sold: 107,100 USD. © Sothebys.  the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle. Provenance: Christie's London, 4th May 1970, lot 105. Collection of Dr Wou Kiuan (1910-1997). Wou Lien-Pai Museum, 1968-present, coll. no. Q.3.21. Literature: Rose Kerr et... [Lire la suite]