03 janvier 2019

A blue and white bowl, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 163. A blue and white bowl, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722); 20.3cm., 8in. Estimate 4,000 - 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 9,375 GBP. © Sotheby's 2013 the deep rounded sides rising from a straight foot to a wide everted rim, painted to the exterior with shaped cartouches enclosing figures.   Provenance: Collection of W.J. Holt.The Riesco Collection.Sotheby’s London, 23rd June 1970, lot 93.Sotheby’s London, 16th July 1985, lot 70. Exhibited: Chinese Blue and White Porcelain:... [Lire la suite]

02 janvier 2019

A pair of yellow-glazed bowls, Kangxi marks and period (1662-1722)

Lot 316. A pair of yellow-glazed bowls, Kangxi marks and period (1662-1722); 13.8cm., 5 1/2 in. Estimate 20,000 - 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 30,000 GBP. © Sotheby's 2013 each with deep rounded sides supported on a straight foot, covered overall in an egg-yolk yellow glaze, the white base inscribed with a six-character reign mark within a double-circle.  Provenance: Sotheby's Amsterdam, 6th June 1988, lot 219 Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]
21 décembre 2018

A famille-verte biscuit bowl, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 204. A famille-verte biscuit bowl, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722); 14.8 cm, 5 13/16  in. Estimate £3,000 - £5,000. Sold: £6,250. © Sotheby's the rounded sides rising to an everted rim, painted to the exterior in bright green, yellow and aubergine, depicting two butterflies amongst camellia sprays, the body finely incised with a pair of dragons pursuing flaming pearls, the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue. Note: A similar example was included in the Min Chiu Society... [Lire la suite]
11 décembre 2018

A famille verte porcelain bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 182. A famille verte porcelain bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722). D. : 15,3 cm. (6 in.). Estimation 6 000 - 8 000 €. Vendu 4 160 €. © Artcurial L'extérieur orné de pivoines, feuillages et papillons vert et jaune et aubergine, masquant en partie un décor incisé de dragons ; petit fêle et craquelures de l'émail. Provenance : M. Duchange-Garmigny, Art Ancien de la Chine, Paris, Juillet 1969 ; et Christie's Paris, Lot 280, 21 décembre 2009. Artcurial. Vente Art d’Asie - 10... [Lire la suite]
09 décembre 2018

A blue and white porcelain bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 189. A blue and white porcelain bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722). D. : 20,7 cm (8 in.). Estimate: €2,000 - €3,000 (US$2,259 - US$3,389). Vendu 2 860 €. © Artcurial.  À décor d'une scène animée de personnages à l'intérieur et sur la terrasse d'un pavillon entourés de rochers, l'intérieur émaillé d'un médaillon à décor d'enfants,marque Kangxi à six caractères à la base ; petite restauration à la bordure et égrenure rôdée. Artcurial. Vente... [Lire la suite]
09 décembre 2018

A pair of blue and white porcelain saucers, Qing dynasty, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 168. A pair of blue and white porcelain saucers, Qing dynasty, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722). D. : 15,5 cm (6 in.). Estimate: €1,000 - €1,500 (US$1,129 - US$1,694). Vendu 1 950 €. © Artcurial.  Décorées d'un cavalier et son serviteur dans un paysage montagneux, marque Kangxi à six caractères à la base ; deux fêles et petit éclat sur l'une. Artcurial. Vente Art d’Asie - 10 décembre 2018

18 septembre 2018

A peachbloom amphora vase, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 1093. A peachbloom amphora vase, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722). Height 5 3/4  in., 14.6 cm. Estimate: 3,000-5,000 USD. Sold Price: 47,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. finely potted, broadening at a steep angle from the narrow foot to the rounded shoulder then sweeping up to a cylindrical neck expanding into a flared rim, covered overall in a pale blush-toned glaze with occasional rose-colored flecks, the rim interior with a band of minute copper-green speckles, a network of... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 2018

A pair of doucai 'figural' dishes, Kangxi marks and period (1662-1722)

Lot 154. A pair of doucai 'figural' dishes, Kangxi marks and period (1662-1722). Diameter 6 1/4  in., 15.8 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000. Lot sold 23,750 USD. © Sotheby's. each with shallow rounded sides rising from a tapered foot, finely enameled to the interior with a lady sitting in a pavilion overseeing a child grasping a branch of bamboo with a phoenix perching atop, beside a carp leaping above waves, the exterior with three further carp leaping above crashing waves,... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 2018

A famille-verte 'Crabapple' month cup, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 127. A famille-verte 'Crabapple' month cup, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722). Diameter 2 1/2  in., 6.5 cm. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000. Lot sold 106,250 USD. © Sotheby's. the delicate bell-shaped sides rising from a short foot to an everted rim, one side of the exterior finely painted with a blossoming young crabapple tree amidst rocks and burgeoning vegetation all executed in soft underglaze blue and precisely applied overglaze enamels, the other side inscribed in underglaze blue with a poem... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 2018

A famille-verte 'Prunus' month cup, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 125. A famille-verte 'Prunus' month cup, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722). Diameter 2 1/2  in., 6.5 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000. Lot sold 18,750 USD. © Sotheby's. finely potted with deep rounded sides rising from a short foot to a flared rim, the exterior delicately enameled with prunus trees growing beside rockwork, the reverse inscribed in underglaze blue with a poem reading suyan xueningshu, qingxiang fengmanzhi ('its simple beauty is that of a tree frozen with snow, its branches... [Lire la suite]