23 septembre 2017

A large famille verte bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1196. A large famille verte bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722), 13 1/8 in. (33.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 6,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  The bowl is molded on the lower body with a band of petals which are decorated on the exterior with mythical beasts alternating with a variety of flowering plants and birds, all below a shaped, diagonally arranged panels enclosing various flowers growing amidst garden rocks, as well as butterflies and birds... [Lire la suite]

23 septembre 2017

A famille verte 'Rice production' dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1195. A famille verte 'Rice production' dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722), 13 ¾ in. (35 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 95,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  The dish is decorated with a scene of a farmer fertilizing the rice in the foreground and another farmer carrying buckets of fertilizer in the background, accompanied by a poem describing the scene.  Note: The scene depicted on the present dish is number eight from the Gengzhi... [Lire la suite]
23 septembre 2017

A famille verte 'Rice production' dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1194. A famille verte 'Rice production' dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722), 13 7/8 in. (35.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 50,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  The dish is decorated with farmers sifting rice in a courtyard and a lady and a child inside a house in the background, accompanied by a poem describing the scene.  Note: The scene depicted on the present dish is number nineteen from the Gengzhi tu (Pictures of Ploughing and... [Lire la suite]
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23 septembre 2017

An underglaze-blue and green-glazed yellow-ground 'garlic mouth' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1193. An underglaze-blue and green-glazed yellow-ground 'garlic mouth' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722), 9 1/8 in. (23.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 10,000. Price realised USD 20,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  The vase is decorated in underglaze blue and two shades of green with a continuous scene of fishermen in a mountainous river landscape, all set against a yellow ground.  Provenance: F. Langweil Collection (according to label).  Christie's. Fine... [Lire la suite]
23 septembre 2017

An unusual small famille verte rouleau vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1191. An unusual small famille verte rouleau vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) high. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 13,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 One side is decorated with two men walking beneath a black umbrella in a landscape, and the reverse with dense black bamboo. Provenance: Frank Caro, New York, 1960s. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 14 - 15 September 2017, New York
23 septembre 2017

A large famille verte deep bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1190. A large famille verte deep bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722), 13 1/8 in. (33.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 22,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The bowl is decorated on the exterior with a continuous scene from the Romance of Three Kingdoms portraying Zhang Fei in a battle scene with warriors riding on horseback in a mountainous landscape, the interior with a hut set in a river landscape, all within a border of cartouches enclosing plants... [Lire la suite]

21 septembre 2017

A 'Dehua' fang ding-form censer, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 850. A 'Dehua' fang ding-form censer, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Width 5 1/2  in., 14 cm. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD. Lot sold 8,125 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. of rectangular section raised on four splayed legs and surmounted by two upright loop handles, with raised taotie masks and sinuous dragons pursuing the 'Flaming Pearl'. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 16 Sep 2017
21 septembre 2017

A large famille-verte baluster jar and a cover, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 835. A large famille-verte baluster jar and a cover, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 22 3/8  in., 56.8 cm. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD. Lot sold 4,375 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. painted around the exterior with two rows of petal-shaped panels variously enclosing flowers, mythical animals, birds and insects, the domed cover decorated with landscapes (2). Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 16 Sep 2017
21 septembre 2017

A powder blue and gilt famille-verte bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 834. A powder blue and gilt famille-verte bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Diameter 7 5/8  in., 19.4 cm. Estimate 1,000 — 1,500 USD. Lot sold 2,125  USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides of the interior with famille-verte shaped reserves of birds and flowers encircling a floral-form medallion enclosing the 'Hundred Antiques', the exterior gilt-decorated with further shaped reserves of birds and flowers against a finely mottled blue ground. ... [Lire la suite]
21 septembre 2017

An iron-red and gilt baluster vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 824. An iron-red and gilt baluster vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 13 1/4  in., 33.7 cm. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 USD. Lot sold 3,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. sturdily potted, enameled in pencil style, the rounded shoulder with chrysanthemum blooms borne on a leafy meander enclosed within alternating large and small lappets below a diaper band and foliate scroll encircling the waisted neck, the base with a band of upright lappets, with an underglaze blue... [Lire la suite]