25 mai 2019

A large famille-verte 'Magu' dish, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 386. A large famille-verte 'Magu' dish, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 38.2 cm, 15 in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 17,500 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's  well potted with rounded sides rising from a tapered foot to a flared rim, brightly painted to the interior with the goddess of longevity holding a flower basket and a lingzhi sprig together with a deer on her side, all set within a landscape of trees and rockwork. Provenance: Sotheby's London, 10th... [Lire la suite]

24 mai 2019

A blue and white 'King Wen and Jiang Taigong' baluster vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 98. A blue and white 'King Wen and Jiang Taigong' baluster vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 43.5cm (17 1/8in) high. Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000. Sold for £ 25,062 (€ 28,447). © Bonhams 2001-2019 Exquisitely painted around the exterior in vivid shades of cobalt blue, depicting King Wen accompanied by guards and attendants holding banners and standards arriving at a lakeside terrace framed by rocks and trees, presenting offerings and greeted by the bearded sage Jiang Ziya, all beneath a band of... [Lire la suite]
21 mai 2019

A rare Khotan jade imperial scroll weight, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 60. A rare Khotan jade imperial scroll weight, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 39.3 cm, 15 1/2 in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 25,000 GBP (32,303 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. of elongated rectangular form with rounded corners, finely carved on one side with simplified archaistic motifs in relief, including a central taotie mask flanked by gui dragons interspersed with 'C' scrolls, the well polished stone of even olive-green tone. Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 23rd October 2005,... [Lire la suite]
21 mai 2019

Two famille-verte 'figural' dishes, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 138. Two famille-verte 'figural' dishes, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 38.5 cm, 15 1/8  in. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Lot sold 25,000 GBP (32,303 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. one dish painted to the centre with the scene from the Romance of the Western Chamber to the centre, the second decorated with the story of Sima Xiangru inscribing his ambition on a bridge pillar, the rims painted with six foliate panels enclosing auspicious emblems, the... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2019

A mirror-black-glazed bottle vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 28. A mirror-black-glazed bottle vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 18.5cm (7 1/4in) high. Estimate £ 4,000 - 6,000 (€ 4,600 - 6,900). © Bonhams 2001-2019 Well potted with a pear-shaped body supported on a straight foot, tapering to a slender trumpet neck rising to an everted rim, covered overall with a lustrous black glaze, wood stand. Provenance: Sydney L. Moss Ltd., London, 21 March 1968A distinguished English private collection, and thence by descent.  Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art,... [Lire la suite]
07 mai 2019

Two Doucai 'Romance of the West Chamber' dishes, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period

Lot 27. Two Doucai 'Romance of the West Chamber' dishes, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722). The larger 26.3 cm. 10 1/4  in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. each painted to the interior with scenes from the Romance of the West Chamber, one with Yingying and Hongniang in a garden listening to Zhang Sheng playing the qin outside the walls, the other with four figures in a fenced garden. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 15 may 2019

02 mai 2019

A large aubergine and turquoise-glazed 'Cadogan' teapot, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 156. A large aubergine and turquoise-glazed 'Cadogan' teapot, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 10 in. (25.5 cm.) wide. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000 (USD 7,734 - USD 10,312). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The peach-shaped ewer is covered overall in a deep aubergine glaze, and the spout and handle are shaped as gnarled branches sprouting delicate turquoise-glazed leaves.  Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, London, 14 May 2019
27 avril 2019

A turquoise-glazed baluster vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 151. A turquoise-glazed baluster vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 41cm (16.1/8in) high. Estimate: £ 1,500 - 2,000 (€ 1,700 - 2,300). © Bonhams 2001-2019 Incised to the body with scrolling grape vines and leafy tendrils, the neck with a band of formal leaf lappets, metal base mount. Bonhams. Asian At, London, 13 May 2019 - 14 May 2019
26 avril 2019

A turquoise-glazed square section vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 150. A turquoise-glazed square section vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 40.5cm (16in) high. Estimate: £ 1,500 - 2,000 (€ 1,700 - 2,300). © Bonhams 2001-2019 Of tapering form with moulded lion mask and ring handles at the shoulder. Bonhams. Asian At, London, 13 May 2019 - 14 May 2019
26 avril 2019

A rare turquoise-glazed archaistic 'Boar' vessel and cover, zun, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 150. A rare turquoise-glazed archaistic 'Boar' vessel and cover, zun, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 10 3/8 in. (26.5 cm.) wide. Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000 (USD 38,760 - USD 64,600). Price realised GBP 43,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The vessel is modelled after a Shang dynasty original as a boar standing foursquare with its head raised. Its body is finely decorated in relief with a stylised kui dragon extending down each leg embellished with appliqué nodes. The belly and... [Lire la suite]