19 mars 2017

A café-au-lait ground famille verte dish; Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 670. A café-au-lait ground famille verte dish; Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Lot sold 6,250 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.   well painted to the center, with an aubergine-enameled slender arching prunus tree emerging from rockwork, issuing blooms of varied green tones, the rim with four delicate floral sprays alternating with fluttering butterflies, all against a light brown ground, the underside with two leafy bamboo stalks, the base painted in underglaze blue with... [Lire la suite]

19 mars 2017

A doucai-decorated powder-blue rouleau vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 532. A doucai-decorated powder-blue rouleau vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Lot sold 20,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.   the cylindrical body sweeping to a tall neck encircled by a collar and tapering slightly towards the galleried rim, reserved on the bright 'powder blue' ground with two figures in military dress conversing with a fisherman beside a tree, detailed in underglaze blue and doucai enamels, wood stand (2). Height 17 1/2... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2017

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

Lot 531. A blue and white vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot sold 22,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.   the baluster body rising from a spreading foot to a tall cylindrical neck and garlic mouth with everted lipped rim, the body painted to one side with a shaped cartouche enclosing a scene of a scholar and attendant in a landscape, and to the other side with an arrangement of antiques and auspicious emblems, with a twelve-character inscription above... [Lire la suite]
16 mars 2017

A pair of doucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' dishes, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 527. A pair of doucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' dishes, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot sold 7,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.  each painted to the interior with a central medallion enclosing a confronted dragon and phoenix amid peony blooms within a double line border, with a band of leafing peony scrolls encircling the cavetto, the exterior with four blooms, peony, chrysanthemum, prunus and hibiscus, the base with an apocryphal Chenghua mark, wood stands... [Lire la suite]
16 mars 2017

A pair of doucai 'Wang Xizhi' cups, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 525. A pair of doucai 'Wang Xizhi' cups, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Lot sold 56,250 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.  each delicately potted with an everted rim and countersunk base, enameled to the exterior with a continuous scene depicting Wang Xizhi seated below a willow tree overhanging a river, watching five geese in the water below, the base with an apocryphal six-character Chenghua mark (2). Diameter 2 5/8  in., 6.7 cm . Note: Compare... [Lire la suite]
04 mars 2017

A blue and white molded porcelain phoenix tail' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 2147. A blue and white molded porcelain phoenix tail' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate US$ 10,000 - 15,000 (€9,500 - 14,000). Photo: Bonhams. The body of baluster form, supporting a tall, wide, trumpet neck, the surface covered in molded peony blossoms and foliage, covered in white glaze, further decorated with large, circular, blue and white dragon medallions, the base with a ribbon-tied lozenge mark within a double circle. 17in (43.2cm) high  Note: A very closely related vase was... [Lire la suite]

04 mars 2017

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

Lot4126. A blue and white beaker vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€2,800 - 4,700). Photo: Bonhams. Formed with a slightly bulging middle section set between a gently flaring mouth and foot, each section painted with alternating petal lappets enclosing morning glory and peony. 16 7/8in (43cm) high Bonhams. CHINESE WORKS OF ART AND PAINTINGS, 13 Mar 2017, 12:00 EDT, NEW YORK
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04 mars 2017

A pair or large blue and white porcelain baluster jars and covers, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 2145. A pair or large blue and white porcelain baluster jars and covers, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate US$ 4,000 - 6,000 (€3,800 - 5,700). Photo: Bonhams. Freely painted in brilliant cobalt with phoenixes soaring on a background of foliate scroll and giant peony blossoms, the neck with a ruyi-band and the covers similarly decorated. 16 1/4in (41.3cm) high Note: A smaller pair of jars, with nearly identical form and decoration, was sold at Christie's New York, 28 January, 2013, sale 2671, lot... [Lire la suite]
16 février 2017

A Chinese Kraak porcelain bowl, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)

Lot 95. A Chinese Kraak porcelain bowl, Kangxi Period (1662-1722). Estimation : 550 € / 700 €. Courtesy Veritas Art Auctioneers, Lisboa Blue underglaze decoration with oriental figures. Marked at the base, 7x12,5 cm Antiquités et Œuvres d’Art, Argenterie et Bijoux chez Veritas Art Auctioneers, Lisboa, le 21 Février 2017 à 21h00
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16 février 2017

A Chinese porcelain vase, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)

Lot 84. A Chinese porcelain vase, Kangxi Period (1662-1722). Estimation : 1 800 € / 2 500 €. Courtesy Veritas Art Auctioneers, Lisboa Blue under glaze decoration depicting flowers (cover missing, defects) - Height: 47 cm Antiquités et Œuvres d’Art, Argenterie et Bijoux chez Veritas Art Auctioneers, Lisboa, le 21 Février 2017 à 21h00
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