15 mai 2022

A pair of blue and white 'floral' vases, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

Lot 89. A pair of blue and white 'floral' vases, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 44.7 cm, 17½ in. Lot sold 6,300 GBP (Estimate : 5,000 - 8,000 GBP). © Sotheby's 2022 Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 11 May 2022

14 mai 2022

A biscuit enamelled figure of a seated monk, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

Lot 79. A biscuit enamelled figure of a seated monk, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 19.8 cm, 7⅞ in. Lot sold 15,120 GBP (Estimate : 15,000 - 20,000 GBP). © Sotheby's 2022 Note: Compare a related biscuit figure, formerly in the collection of The Hon. Mountstuart William Elphinstone, and now in the Sir Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art, British Museum, London, accession no. PDF A495; and another figure of the Daoist Immortal Han Xiangzi, in the Victoria... [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]
14 mai 2022

A copper-red and underglaze-blue vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

Lot 16. A copper-red and underglaze-blue vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 40.3 cm, 15⅞ in. Lot sold 37,800 GBP (Estimate : 15,000 - 20,000 GBP). © Sotheby's 2022 Note: For another example of this type, see a vase painted with branches of fruiting peach and pomegranate tree, sold in these rooms, 6th November 1973, lot 37, and again in our Hong Kong rooms, 12th/13th May 1976, lot 167. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 11 May 2022
14 mai 2022

A blue and white 'carp and dragon' bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 15. A blue and white 'carp and dragon' bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 42.2 cm, 16⅝ in.. Lot sold 81,900 GBP (Estimate : 30,000 - 50,000 GBP). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: The Chinese Porcelain Company, New York. An American Private Collection. Literature: The Chinese Porcelain Company. A Dealer's Record, 1985-2000, New York, 2000. Note: Elegantly potted with a long thin neck and attractive globular body, this vase is impressive for its dynamic design which... [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 Blue and white porcelains sold at Sotheby's, China / 5000 Years, New York, 29 March 2022

Lot 512. A blue and white 'qilin' yenyen vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 18½ in., 47 cm. Lot sold: 22,680 USD (Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 Lot 520. A blue and white 'phoenix' jar, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 7⅝ in., 19.4 cm, wood cover and stand. Lot sold: 4,410 USD (Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from the Collection of Anthony G.... [Lire la suite]
22 avril 2022

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

Lot 329. A blue and white 'figural' beaker vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 18½ in., 47 cm. Lot sold: 56,700 USD (Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 the base with a lingzhi in underglaze blue within a double circle. Property Sold to Benefit the Acquisition Fund of the Speed Art Museum. Provenance: Collection of Dr. Preston Pope Satterwhite (1867-1948). Sotheby's London, 16th May 2012, lot 100. Lot 330. A blue... [Lire la suite]
20 avril 2022

'Dehua' ware sold at Sotheby's, Important Chinese Art, New York, 23 March 2022

  Lot 319. A 'Dehua' figure of Buddha, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century; Height 14 in., 35.6 cm. Lot sold: 52,920 USD (Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 the back with a faint inscription within a square. Property from a New York Private Collection. Provenance: Private Collection, acquired prior to 1997, and thence by descent. Lot 320. A 'Dehua' seated figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th century; Height 16 in., 40.6 cm. Lot sold: 21,420 USD... [Lire la suite]