11 janvier 2019

A pair of blue and white 'dragon' and 'phoenix' bowls, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1666. A pair of blue and white 'dragon' and 'phoenix' bowls, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price Realized USD 8,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  With steep sides rising to a slightly flared, rounded rim, painted around the exterior with alternating dragon and phoenix roundels framed by conjoined lotus blossoms, the interior painted with a single phoenix roundel beneath a diaper border, the base of one with apocryphal Chenghua... [Lire la suite]

11 janvier 2019

A blue and white bombé censer, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1664. A blue and white bombé censer, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 10½ in. (26.5 cm.) across handles. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 6,000. Price Realized USD 17,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  The compressed body painted in tones of underglaze blue with groupings of floral arrangements and antiques alternating with auspicious emblems which are repeated in a narrow band below the flat rim, flanked by a pair of brown-dressed biscuit animal-mask handles and raised on three tab feet.  ... [Lire la suite]
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11 janvier 2019

A blue and white 'dragon' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1662. A blue and white 'dragon' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 10¾ in. (27.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price Realized USD 43,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  The attenuated ovoid body well painted with two four-clawed dragons leaping vertically amidst flames in pursuit of flaming pearls, below bands of herringbone, scrolls and dots at the base of the neck which rises to a wide mouth with flaring rim. Provenance: John Sparks, London, July 1937Paul Berwald... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2019

An unusual large blue and white bottle vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1658. An unusual large blue and white bottle vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 18 in. (45.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price Realized USD 35,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. Painted around the compressed, globular body with two quatrefoil reserves framing scenes of two gentlemen with frolicking boys and an official holding a hu tablet greeting two maidens and their attendant in an interior, the tall, tapered neck painted with two bands of a scholar and his... [Lire la suite]
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11 janvier 2019

An underglaze blue, red, celadon and slip-decorated baluster jar, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1657. An underglaze blue, red, celadon and slip-decorated baluster jar, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 14 in. (36.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price Realized USD 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. The jar carved, slip-decorated and painted in shades of underglaze blue, red and celadon with a continuous scene of pavilions amidst a mountainous waterscape growing profusely with pine and other trees, between double line borders below and a cross-hatch border above, the neck painted in... [Lire la suite]
29 décembre 2018

Galerie Bertrand de Lavergne at BRAFA 2019, Stand 3c

Chinese 'famille verte' porcelain 'Rouleau' vase showing the battle of Kunyang, Kangxi period (1662-1722). H 41 cm. © Galerie Bertrand de Lavergne at BRAFA 2019, Stand 3c. Vase decorated with the battle of Kunyang that took place under the Han dynasty, including a very rare representation of a leopard. Provenance: private collection, France. Chinese 'famille verte' porcelain dish with Kingdom of France armorial, Kangxi period (1662-1722). H 38.3 cm. © Galerie Bertrand de Lavergne at... [Lire la suite]

28 décembre 2018

A blue and white beaker vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1086. A blue and white beaker vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 18 in., 45.7 cm. Estimate $6,000 - $8,000. Sold: $16,250. © Sotheby's the flaring neck painted with a dignitary receiving tribute, the barrel-shaped center with floral sprays, the lower section with scholars playing weiqi amid rockwork and foliage. Property from the Collection of Dr. Peter M. Greiner. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 18 March 2017
24 décembre 2018

A blue and white 'Floral' meiping, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1025. A blue and white 'Floral' meiping, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 6 3/4  in., 17.2 cm. Estimate $3,000 - $5,000. Sold: $2,250. © Sotheby's with high rounded shoulders rising to a short waisted neck, the body painted with dense scrolling lotus between lappet bands. Provenance: Chait Galleries, New York.Collection of Benno Schmidt, Sr., and thence by descent. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art, New York, 18 March 2017
24 décembre 2018

A blue and white molded dish, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1024. A blue and white molded dish, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Diameter 8 1/8  in., 20.6 cm. Estimate $3,000 - $5,000. Sold: $1,875. © Sotheby's the cavetto molded with lobed and arched reserves below a scalloped rim, a central roundel painted to the interior with a scene of Cui Yingying and her attendant Hong Niang from the Romance of the Western Chamber, the base with an apocryphal six-character Chenghua mark. Provenance: Chait Galleries, New... [Lire la suite]
24 décembre 2018

A blue and white baluster vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1023. A blue and white baluster vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 7 1/2  in., 19 cm. Estimate $3,000 - $5,000. Sold: $13,750. © Sotheby's the tapered ovoid body rising from a splayed foot to an everted rim, painted in shades of blue with a scene from the Romance of the Western Chamber, the base inscribed with an apocryphal six-character Chenghua mark. Provenance: Chait Galleries, New York.Collection of Benno Schmidt, Sr., and thence by descent. ... [Lire la suite]