14 septembre 2021

A Fine and Rare Inscribed and Dated Blue and White Brushpot with Poem Yuqingtang zhi Mark, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 315. A Fine and Rare Inscribed and Dated Blue and White Brushpot with Poem, Yuqingtang zhi Mark, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 6 7/8in (17.5cm) diameter; 5 1/2in (14cm) high. Estimate US$ 70,000 - 90,000  (€ 59,000 - 76,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Of cylindrical shape, stoutly potted, the exterior inscribed with the preface Song Meng Dongye Xu (Farewell to Meng Dongye), followed by an inscription dated dingmao year corresponding to 1687,... [Lire la suite]

18 août 2021

A famille verte 'Romance of the Western Chamber' brushpot, bitong, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 135. A famille verte 'Romance of the Western Chamber' brushpot, bitong, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 15.1cm (5 8/9in) high. Estimate £ 3,000 -5,000. Sold for £ 20,000 (€ 23,478). © Bonhams. The tall sides delicately enamelled with a continuous scene of a monk squatting on the ground wearing his distinctive cap and holding a fan as he gazes up at a butterfly, beside him two elegant ladies and a gentleman also fix their attention on the butterfly, all set within a terraced garden with rocks and trees. ... [Lire la suite]
18 août 2021

A large famille verte 'Ruse of the Empty Fort' bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 135. A large famille verte 'Ruse of the Empty Fort' bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 30cm (12in) diam. Estimate £ 6,000 -10,000. Sold for £ 7,500 (€ 8,804). © Bonhams. Finely decorated around the exterior with a continuous scene of Zhuge Liang atop a brick wall nonchalantly playing his qin beside a sleeping attendant, the large gate beneath left open while heavily armed soldiers and generals on horseback approach with trepidation, the interior with a mythical qilin and... [Lire la suite]
04 août 2021

A blue and white 'figural' bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 125. A blue and white 'figural' bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); Diameter 6 in., 15.3 cm. Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD. Lot sold: 2,520 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the base with an apocryphal Chenghua mark in underglaze blue. Provenance: John Sparks, London (according to label). Sotheby's London, 13th November 2003, lot 346. Collection of Roy Louis Byrnes (1924-2019), and thence by descent. Sotheby's. The Hundred Antiques: Fine & Decorative Asian Art,... [Lire la suite]
04 août 2021

A blue and white 'figural' bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 34. A blue and white 'figural' bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); Diameter 8⅜ in., 21 cm. Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD. Lot sold: 5,040 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the base with an apocryphal Chenghua mark in underglaze blue within a double circle, wood stand. Sotheby's. The Hundred Antiques: Fine & Decorative Asian Art, New York, 11-22 June 2021
04 août 2021

A blue and white vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 32. A blue and white vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); Height 15⅝ in., 39.7 cm. Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 USD. Lot sold: 31,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. comprising the top half of a double-gourd vase. Provenance: Collection of Marion and Vincent Muraglia, acquired in the 1940s, and thence by descent. Sotheby's. The Hundred Antiques: Fine & Decorative Asian Art, New York, 11-22 June 2021

04 août 2021

A large aubergine-glazed hu-form vase with mask-form mock-handles, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 114. A large aubergine-glazed hu-form vase with mask-form mock-handles, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); Height 14⅞ in., 37.8 cm. Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 USD. Lot sold: 11,340 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Property from the William Boyce Thompson Collection. Provenance: Collection of Rufus E. Moore (1840-1918).American Art Association, New York, 30th January 1919, lot 1051.Collection of William Boyce Thompson (1869-1930), and thence by descent. Sotheby's. The Hundred... [Lire la suite]
03 août 2021

A powder-blue-ground gilt-decorated yenyen vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 2. A powder-blue-ground gilt-decorated yenyen vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); Height 17⅜ in., 44.2 cm. Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD. Lot sold: 6,930 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Ferd. Ponthier, Hilversum (according to label). Sotheby's.The Hundred Antiques: Fine & Decorative Asian Art, New York, 22 June 2021
03 août 2021

A sancai-glazed bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 3. A sancai-glazed bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Diameter of larger 7⅝ in., 19.2 cm. Estimate: 1,500 - 2,000 USD. Lot sold: 2,016 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the base with an illegible mark in underglaze blue within a double circle, together with a small white-glazed bowl, wood stand. Provenance: The sancai-glazed bowl: Antik West Oriental Art & Antiques, Göteborg, 1994. Property from the Collection of Loyd and Linda Crawley Sotheby's.The Hundred... [Lire la suite]
03 août 2021

A famille-verte 'bird and flower' jar, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 4. A famille-verte 'bird and flower' jar, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); Height 8⅞ in, 22.6 cm, wood stand. Estimate: 1,500 - 2,000 USD. Lot sold: 8,190 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Property from the Collection of Loyd and Linda Crawley. Sotheby's.The Hundred Antiques: Fine & Decorative Asian Art, New York, 22 June 2021