16 février 2018

A small iron-red decorated 'Dragon' cup, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 2576. A small iron-red decorated 'Dragon' cup, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 6.3 cm., 2 1/2 in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD. Lot Sold 62,500 HKD. Photo Sotheby's 2008 the deep rounded sides rising to a slightly everted rim, decorated on the exterior in iron-red with a pair of dragons playfully striding in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' through flames and cloud swirls and above splashing waves, all between double-line borders, inscribed on the base with an... [Lire la suite]

13 février 2018

A Langyao vase, pipa zun, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1243. A Langyao vase, pipa zun, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 12 in. (30.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD 87,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  The vase is covered in a streaked, crackled glaze of rich, crushed-strawberry tone thinning to a pale celadon color at the rim, the base and interior of the neck are also covered with a transparent crackled glaze of pale celadon tone.. Note: The term langyao derives its name from Lang Tingji, director... [Lire la suite]
13 février 2018

A magnificent twelve-panel Coromandel lacquer screen, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 976. A magnificent twelve-panel Coromandel lacquer screen, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 107 ¾ in. (276.7 cm.) high, 20 7/8 in. (52.5 cm.) wide, 7/8 in. (2.1 cm.) deep, each panel. Estimate USD 150,000 - USD 250,000. Price realised USD 200,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  The screen is finely carved and vibrantly decorated on one side with a continuous scene centered by prunus, magnolia and pine trees growing around a large blue rock, to one side of this grouping are two spotted deer shown... [Lire la suite]
08 février 2018

A gilt-bronze figure of Manjushri, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 92. A gilt-bronze figure of Manjushri, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 25.3cm., 10in. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 GBP. Lot sold 170,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2014 cast seated in dhyanasana on a double-lotus base, the right arm raised to the side grasping a sword, the left hand lifted to the chest in vitarkamudra holding leafy stems of uptala lotuses rising above the shoulders, wearing a dhotitied at the waist and draped over with a celestial scarf, the... [Lire la suite]
05 février 2018

A turquoise-glazed Zhenwu shrine, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 458. A turquoise-glazed Zhenwu shrine, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 11 1/2  in., 29.2 cm. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Lot sold 8,750 USD. Photo: Sotheby's 2014. the deity portrayed seated inside, with two guardians outside below two dragons trailing down from a lintel, a smaller figure in the alcove above and a turtle entwined with a snake representing the North at his feet, set on a waisted pedestal base, the platform glazed aubergine. Sotheby's. FINE CHINESE... [Lire la suite]
05 février 2018

A turquoise-glazed Zhenwu and attendants group, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 457. A turquoise-glazed Zhenwu and attendants group, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 10 1/8  in., 25.7 cm. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD. Lot sold 6,250 USD. Photo: Sotheby's 2014. the deity shown seated on a throne flanked by two attendants, a turtle entwined with a snake representing the North at his feet, the platform glazed aubergine. Sotheby's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS & WORKS OF ART. 18 MARS 2014 - 19 MARS 2014. NEW YORK

29 janvier 2018

Galerie Bertrand de Lavergne at BRAFA, 27 Jan - 4 Feb 2018, Stand 3c

Chinese 'famille verte' porcelain yenyen shaped vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722). H 43 cm © Galerie Bertrand de Lavergne The decoration shows the eight horses of the Emperor Mu Wang (976-921 BC) in a lanscape of trees and rocks, each in a different posture. The fifth sovereign of the Chou dynasty, his chariot was said to be drawn by eight horses with supernatural powers. Three Chinese snuff bottles. On the left: 'Famille rose' enamels on glass with butterflies, a cricket and various... [Lire la suite]
29 janvier 2018

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

Lot 257. A gilt powder-blue-ground vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 25.3cm., 9 7/8 in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 3,750 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2009. the slender ovoid body rising to a tall waisted neck and flared rim, decorated with a bird and butterflies amongst flowering peony, below a band of floret panels on a diaper ground. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, London, 04 Nov 2009
29 janvier 2018

Two famille verte dishes, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722) from the Collection of Sir John Hussey-Delaval, Lord Delaval

Lot 405. A large famille verte dish, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 51cm., 20 1/8 in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP. Lot sold 80,450 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2009. elaborately painted to the interior with ladies on horseback in a fenced garden with pine trees and prunus, with three officials watching from a balcony. Provenance: Sir John Hussey-Delaval, Lord Delaval (1728-1808), thence by descent. Lot... [Lire la suite]
29 janvier 2018

An underglaze blue and red celadon ground yenyen vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 191. An underglaze blue and red celadon ground yenyen vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 45.2cm., 17 3/4 in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot Sold 5,000 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2009 the baluster body rising from a spreading foot to a tall cylindrical neck and flared rim, painted with the 'Eight Horses of Muwang' amongst pine trees and rockwork. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, London, 04 Nov 2009