21 décembre 2018

A blue and white 'dragon' censer, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 242. A blue and white 'dragon' censer, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 25.4 cm, 10 in. Estimate £6,000 - £8,000. Sold: £9,375. © Sotheby's  the body of compressed globular form supported by three cabriole legs rising to a flared everted rim, painted to the exterior in vivid cobalt blue with two large sinuous dragons confronting a flaming pearl among flames, below ruyi shaped cloud scrolls at the neck, the base with an unglazed ring Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Chinese... [Lire la suite]

20 décembre 2018

A blue and white 'Master of the Rocks' dish, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 232. A blue and white 'Master of the Rocks' dish, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 15.5 cm, 6 1/8  in. Estimate £5,000 - £7,000. Sold: £10,000. © Sotheby's the rounded sides rising to a flared rim, the central interior finely painted with a mountainous river scene with pavilions and trees surrounded by a border of branches of pine needles at the rim, separated by two double-circles, the exterior with two stylised branches issuing from the rim, the base inscribed... [Lire la suite]
20 décembre 2018

A pair of small doucai 'phoenix' conical cups, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 201. A pair of small doucai 'phoenix' conical cups, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); each 6.6 cm, 2 5/8  in. Estimate £2,000 - £3,000. Sold: £10,000. © Sotheby's the flared sides of the interior of both painted with a phoenix with outstretched wings, its body wrapping over the rim and its tail extending down the exterior, facing two bamboo stems also extending to the exterior, the base with an apocryphal six-character Chenghua mark in underglaze blue within a... [Lire la suite]
20 décembre 2018

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

Lot 224. A turquoise-glazed vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 36.5 cm, 14 3/8  in. Estimate £8,000 - £12,000. Sold: £10,625. © Sotheby's with rounded sides rising to an everted rim, the exterior delicately detailed in soft pastel enamels with stems of floral blooms including asters and begonias intertwining with broad leaves, the interior accentuated with a small yellow flower on one side, all against a plain ground, the base with a six-character... [Lire la suite]
20 décembre 2018

A blue and white shallow bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

  Lot 233. A blue and white shallow bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 17.2 cm, 6 3/4  in. Estimate £8,000 - £12,000. Sold: £12,500. © Sotheby's with rounded sides rising to an everted rim, the exterior delicately detailed in soft pastel enamels with stems of floral blooms including asters and begonias intertwining with broad leaves, the interior accentuated with a small yellow flower on one side, all against a plain ground, the base with a... [Lire la suite]
19 décembre 2018

A large famille verte yenyen vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 459. A large famille verte  yenyen vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 71 cm, 28 in. Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000. Lot Sold: £15,000. © Sotheby's the baluster body rising from a spreading foot to a tall trumpet neck, brightly enamelled around the exterior with a military equestrian scene. Provenance: Christie's London, 12th November 2010, lot 1036. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Chinese Art, London, 10 November 2017

19 décembre 2018

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

Lot 512. A blue and white meiping, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 21.5 cm, 8 1/2  in. Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000. Lot Sold: £16,250. © Sotheby's the slender form with broad rounded shoulders rising to a slightly waisted neck and lipped rim, the exterior with a scholar standing beneath a large pine tree in a mountainous waterscape, the slightly sunken base with a double circle in underglaze blue. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Chinese Art, London, 10 November 2017
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19 décembre 2018

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

Lot 238. A blue and white 'lotus' brush pot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 16 cm, 6 5/16  in. Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000. Lot Sold: £16,250. © Sotheby's of slightly waisted cylindrical form, painted in rich cobalt-blue tones with a bird flying amid a river of lotus pads and other water plants issuing from rockwork, all between two incised double lines around the rim and base.  Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Chinese Art, London, 10 November 2017
19 décembre 2018

A blue and white ovoid jar, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 241. A blue and white ovoid jar, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 24.5 cm, 9 5/8  in. Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000. Lot Sold: £17,500. © Sotheby's the rounded sides of the jar rising to a short unglazed neck, painted on one side with a lotus waterscape cartouche detailed with large blooms and lotus pads, the opposite side with a scene of two scholars conversing within a 'Master of the Rocks' style mountainscape, the cover decorated with flying insects encircling blooming peonies... [Lire la suite]
19 décembre 2018

A blue and white shallow bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 230. A blue and white shallow bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 15.8 cm, 6 1/4  in. Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000. Lot Sold: £18,750. © Sotheby's the curved sides rising from a short foot to a slightly flared rim, the interior painted in bright cobalt blue with a lady and a scholar inside a pavilion, situated in a fenced garden and trees issuing from rocks in the background, with a deer in the foreground, the exterior with a sampan in a mountainous river landscape,... [Lire la suite]