04 décembre 2019

A pair of wucai 'fish' dishes, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1758. A pair of wucai 'fish' dishes, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 58 1/8 in. (20.6 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price Realized: HKD 295,500 © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. Each painted in the centre with two iron-red fish, one leaping from the water, in a river pool with lotus and arrow-weed, in green, yellow and iron-red enamels with light underglaze-blue, the well similarly decorated with different sylised fish, all in iron-red, swimming amid pond weed and floating blossoms,... [Lire la suite]

04 décembre 2019

A fine and rare iron-red and gilt decorated rouleau vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1752. A fine and rare iron-red and gilt decorated rouleau vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 3¼ in. (8.2 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000. Price Realized: HKD 847,500 © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. The cylindrical body deftly painted in iron-red and black enamels with three large finely detailed carp reserved on a powder-blue ground, amongst further gilt smaller carp, crabs, prawns and aquatic plants, the shoulder with four flower heads framed in quatrefoil panels reserved on a diaper border, the... [Lire la suite]
04 décembre 2019

A famille-rose 'figural' cup, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 345. A famille-rose 'figural' cup, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 7.3 cm, 2 7/8  in. Estimate HKD 20,000 — 30,000. Lot Sold 100,000 HKD (2,555 USD). © Sotheby's. painted with a kneeling attendant offering tea to an official and another attendant pulling a cart nearby. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection, Hong Kong, 28 november 2019
04 décembre 2019

A blue and white 'scholar' cup, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 342. A blue and white 'scholar' cup, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 6.2 cm, 2 1/2  in. Estimate HKD 15,000 — 20,000. Lot Sold 125,000 HKD (15,969 USD). © Sotheby's. painted with a scholar resting while his two attendants brew tea and water plants, Chenghua mark. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection, Hong Kong, 28 november 2019
04 décembre 2019

A blue and white 'lotus pond' cup, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 341. A blue and white 'lotus pond' cup, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 6 cm, 2 3/8  in. Estimate HKD 20,000 — 30,000. Lot Sold 68,750 HKD (8,783 USD). © Sotheby's. painted with two birds in a lotus pond, Chenghua mark. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection, Hong Kong, 28 november 2019  
03 décembre 2019

A fine and very rare famille jaune brushpot, bitong, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 25. A fine and very rare famille jaune brushpot, bitong, Kangxi period (1662-1722); D. 18 cm. Estimate 10,000-15,000 EUR. © Nagel of cylindrical shape, enamelled around the exterior with two panels in green, yellow, pale aubergine and black, one depicting a court scene with scholars, the other with scenes of courtly women and three deities, all reserved on a black background, the underside with a recessed circle, wood stand. Provenance: Christie's London, 09.11.2010, Lot 322 and bought by the present... [Lire la suite]

28 novembre 2019

A pair of huanghuali lowback armchairs, meiguiyi, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 3052. A pair of huanghuali lowback armchairs, meiguiyi, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 32 1/2 in. (82.4 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - HKD 2,500,000. Price realised HKD 2,750,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Each armchair is composed of members fitted together with characteristic pipe joints. The back is formed by an open rectangular back frame, decorated with beaded aprons carved with keyfret scrolls and a gallery rail with narrow struts running around the enclosed rectangular... [Lire la suite]
27 novembre 2019

An underglaze-blue and copper-red-decorated brush pot, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 3075. An underglaze-blue and copper-red-decorated brush pot, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 7 1/2 in. (19 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 250,000. Price realised HKD 350,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 The brushpot is painted to the exterior with a continuous scene depicting a seated lady and scholar-officials with their attendants in an interior setting which extends to a terrace. The base has an apocryphal six-character Chenghua mark. Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]
25 novembre 2019

A Yixing lotus petal-form washer by Chen Mingyuan, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 2822. A Yixing lotus petal-form washer by Chen Mingyuan, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 5 ½ in. (13.8 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000 (USD 77,067 - USD 102,756). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019  Potted in the form of an incurved lotus petal with a stem forming the handle, the vessel is supported on a foot shaped as a lotus root and another foot shaped as a small snail. The base is impressed with an artist's seal, Chen Mingyuan Zhi (made by Chen Mingyuan), cloth box. ... [Lire la suite]
25 novembre 2019

A Yixing bamboo shoot-form water pot by Chen Mingyuan, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 2821. A Yixing bamboo shoot-form water pot by Chen Mingyuan, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000 (USD 77,067 - USD 102,756). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019  Potted in the form of a bamboo shoot, the waterpot is raised on three mushroom-form feet with the base impressed with an artist's seal, Chen Mingyuan zhi (made by Chen Mingyuan), cloth box. Literature: The Shanghai Museum and the Art Museum, The Chinese University of... [Lire la suite]