24 août 2016

A famille verte ewer and cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 884. A famille verte ewer and cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate USD 1,200 - USD 1,800 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 One side is decorated with ladies and a scholar in a garden, and the other side with a lady in a cart accompanied by a guard on horseback greeting two soldiers in a rocky landscape, all flanked by the "rattan-wrapped" handle and the curved spout. The cover is decorated with a flower blossom within a key-fret border. 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) high Provenance : Mary... [Lire la suite]
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24 août 2016

A famille verte lobed ewer and a cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 883. A famille verte lobed ewer and a cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate USD 1,500 - USD 2,500 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The body and spout are molded in imitation of bamboo and decorated with flowering branches and butterflies, beneath the tall handle decorated in imitation of green spotted bamboo. 6 ¾ in. (17.2 cm.) high Provenance : Mary Clark Thompson (1835-1923) Collection. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1923. ... [Lire la suite]
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24 août 2016

A famille verte biscuit black-ground reticulated ewer and cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 882. A famille verte biscuit black-ground reticulated ewer and cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Each side has three molded and reticulated panels containing prunus, pine, and bamboo (The Three Friends of Winter), reserved on a black-enameled ground, between lappets below and lotus scroll on the shoulder, all between the fish-form handle and upturned spout. The molded and reticulated cover is decorated with further prunus blossoms. 6... [Lire la suite]
24 août 2016

A large famille verte ovoid vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 881. A large famille verte ovoid vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The sides are decorated with shaped panels enclosing ladies, children and cats in garden settings, between two registers of smaller panels of 'antiques', all reserved on a stippled ground painted with butterflies and composite floral blossoms. The neck is decorated with two panels of flower groups on a diaper ground. 17 7/8 in. (45.4 cm.) high Provenance : Ralph M. Chait, no. 7010... [Lire la suite]
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24 août 2016

A large famille verte dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 880. A large famille verte dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The interior is decorated with two ladies standing in a garden amidst blossoming prunus, willow and plantain enclosed by a border of peony and shaped panels containing butterflies and katydids all on a diaper grand. The reverse with four flowering branches below a further decorative border. 14 7/8 in. (37.6 cm.) diam. Provenance : John D. Rockefeller Jr. (1874-1960) Collection.The... [Lire la suite]
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24 août 2016

A pair of famille verte beaker vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

    Lot 879. A pair of famille verte beaker vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Both vases are decorated with two registers of petal-shaped panels containing flowering branches amidst rock formations and butterflies or groups of antiques, all surrounded by butterflies and flowering branches on a stippled green ground. The base is inscribed with a double circle in underglaze blue.18 7/8 in. (47.9 cm.) high, wood stands Provenance : Parish-Watson... [Lire la suite]

24 août 2016

A famille verte biscuit figure of a daoist immortal, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

    Lot 878. A famille verte biscuit figure of a daoist immortal, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The immortal is shown seated holding a ruyi scepter, and wearing a yellow-glazed robe decorated with scrolling clouds and five-clawed dragons chasing flaming pearls, worn over a green-glazed robe decorated with cranes and peaches. Together with a famille verte biscuit-glazed model of a throne, Kangxi period (1662-1722),... [Lire la suite]
23 août 2016

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

Lot 877. A famille verte rouleau vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Photo: Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The vase is decorated with a scene of a banquet celebrating the birthday of the Tang dynasty general Guo Ziyi, framed by rocks, leafy trees, and vaporous clouds, below the neck which is encircled by a blossoming peony branch and two birds. 18 1/8 in. (46 cm.) high. Provenance: John D. Rockefeller Jr. (1874-1960) Collection.The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York,... [Lire la suite]
23 août 2016

A large famille verte jar and cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 876. A large famille verte jar and cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Photo: Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The jar is decorated with three registers of shaped panels enclosing landscapes, figures at leisure, and birds, all on a stippled ground with flower head blossoms, beneath beribboned auspicious emblems on the shoulder and lappets on the neck. The cover is similarly decorated. 26 3/8 in. (67 cm.) high, wood stand. Provenance: John D. Rockefeller Jr. (1874-1960)... [Lire la suite]
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23 août 2016

A large gilt-decorated famille verte dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 875. A large gilt-decorated famille verte dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Photo: Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The center of the dish is decorated with a floriform roundel containing a basket of flowers, beneath two registers of radiating lappets enclosing composite flower blossoms, all reserved on a stippled ground decorated with further flower blossoms below a band of shaped panels enclosing auspicious emblems between different diapers on the mouth rim. The base is... [Lire la suite]