06 octobre 2018

A Wucai Pond Dish, Kangxi Period, 1662-1722

Lot 3322. A Wucai Pond Dish, Kangxi Period, 1662-1722. D 25cm. Estimate HKD 500,000 - 800,000 (USD 63,813 - 102,101). Lot sold HKD 2,006,000 (USD 256,018). © Poly Auction. Of shallow rounded form supported on a low tapered foot, finely decorated with fluttering butterflies on one side and flowering plants borne on leafy stems issuing from the ground on the other, the scene of two birds encircled by a deftly painted border in the cardinal positions, with florets evenly spaced... [Lire la suite]

05 octobre 2018

An extremely rare large imperial gilt-bronze figure of Amitayus, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 3626. An extremely rare large imperial gilt-bronze figure of Amitayus, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 53.7 cm, 21 1/8  in. Estimate: 10,000,000-15,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 47,481,000 HKD (6,056,676 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. superbly and heavily cast seated upright in dhyanasana with hands folded in dhyanamudra, the dignified figure rendered adorned with exquisite beaded jewellery with floral settings,  the serene expression accentuated with a downcast gaze between... [Lire la suite]
04 octobre 2018

A rare inscribed black lacquered ivory brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 3424. A rare inscribed black lacquered ivory brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 13.2 cm, 5 1/4  in. Estimate: 1,200,000-1,500,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,500,000 HKD (191,340 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. of cylindrical form resting on a countersunk base, the exterior lacquered black and reverse-decorated with a continuous scene depicting an idyllic landscape situated amongst towering mountains and villagers engaging in various activities, including one riding a donkey, one looking up at the... [Lire la suite]
24 septembre 2018

Two blue and white dishes and a blue and white ‘Dragon’ bowl ; dishes: Kangxi period (1662-1722); bowl: Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 5. Two blue and white dishes and a blue and white ‘Dragon’ bowl ; dishes: Kangxi period (1662-1722); bowl: Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850). Estimate HKD 60,000 - HKD 80,000(USD 7,728 - USD 10,304). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. 'Swallow' dish: 14 in. (35.5 cm.) diam., box 'Quail' dish: 10 3/8 in. (26.5 cm.) diam., Japanese wood boxBowl: 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) diam., box. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong... [Lire la suite]
18 septembre 2018

A 'Langyao' red-glazed bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

Lot 1022. A 'Langyao' red-glazed bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 12 3/8  in., 31.5 cm. Estimate: 5,000-7,000 USD. Sold Price: 16,250 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the slightly compressed globular body rising from a short foot to a tall cylindrical neck, covered overall with a vibrant deep copper-red glaze neatly trimmed at the foot, metal-bound rim. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 15 Sep 2018
18 septembre 2018

A tall powder-blue-glazed vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1101. A tall powder-blue-glazed vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 17 in., 43.2 cm. Estimate: 2,500-3,500 USD. Sold Price: 17,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the elongated baluster-form body covered overall in a rich-blue glaze dappled with sapphire tones, the interior white-glazed, the base with an apocryphal six-character Xuande mark in underglaze blue. Provenance: Collection of Stephen Junkunc, III (d. 1978).  Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York,... [Lire la suite]

16 septembre 2018

Two Similar Chinese Blue and White Glazed Porcelain Vases, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)

Lot 187. Two Similar Chinese Blue and White Glazed Porcelain Vases, Kangxi Period (1662-1722). Height of taller 17 1/8 inches. Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000. Sold for $21,250. Courtesy Doyle Each of shouldered form, the body painted in the round with a figure in a hut contemplating a rocky landscape, each with a six-character Jiajing mark on the base. Overall good condition, some scattered pin holes and iron spots to be expected. . Property from the Rhinelander Stewart Family. ... [Lire la suite]
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14 septembre 2018

A carved celadon-glazed 'Dragon' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1162. A carved celadon-glazed 'Dragon' vase, Kangxi  period (1662-1722); 9 ¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 40,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The vase is of ovoid shape, and is molded with three bow-strings on the base of the flared neck. The lower body is carved in shallow relief with two sinuous dragons ascending from breaking waves. It is covered with a fine and even pale celadon glaze thinning over the extremities.  ... [Lire la suite]
08 septembre 2018

A famille-verte hu-form vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 121. A famille-verte hu-form vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 8 in., 20.3 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Unsold. © Sotheby's. the pear-shaped body rising from a tall spreading foot to a flared mouth with a galleried rim, enameled around the body with four large pendent ruyi enclosing butterflies and flower sprays, alternated with smallerruyi containing chrysanthemum heads, all against a stippled pale green ground, the shoulder encircled by a... [Lire la suite]
08 septembre 2018

A famille-verte 'Kingfisher and Lotus' vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 120. A famille-verte 'Kingfisher and Lotus' vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 8 in., 20.3 cm. Estimate 12,000 — 15,000 USD. Unsold. © Sotheby's. the slender ovoid body surmounted by a trumpet neck, boldly enameled to one side with a kingfisher perched on a lotus stem rising from a lotus pond, with furled lotus flowers, pads and water weeds, the other side with a ten-character poetic inscription signed Yunqiao in black enamel, followed by an iron-red seal... [Lire la suite]