08 août 2019

An imperial gilt-bronze figure of Amitayus, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 3064. An imperial gilt-bronze figure of Amitayus, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 16 3/4 in. (43 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 2,000,000 - HKD 3,000,000. Price Realized HKD 6,260,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2010  Finely and heavily cast seated in dhyanasana on a double-lotus pedestal with beaded rim, dressed in loose robes delicately incised with meandering lotus scrolls at the borders and wearing princely ornaments of the sambhogakya form inset with various hardstones, the... [Lire la suite]

03 août 2019

A calcified jade carving of a deer group, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 3751. A calcified jade carving of a deer group, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 11.3 cm., 4 3/4  in. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 HKD. Lot sold 625,000 HKD. © Sotheby's finely carved in the form of a recumbent deer with its legs tucked beneath its body and a recumbent fawn held tight, the deer depicted grasping in its mouth a long leafy lingzhi spray extending over the body of the fawn, the calcified stone of pale buff colour accentuated with... [Lire la suite]
27 juillet 2019

A Dehua figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 406. A Dehua figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 38cm, 15in. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 GBP. Lot sold 2,500 GBP. © Sotheby's seated on a rockwork throne holding a small boy in her lap, wearing a long flowing robe and hooded cowl, all flanked by a vase and a book perched on rockwork and above Longnu and Shoukai standing at the base, covered overall in a creamy-white glaze. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 14 May 2014
27 juillet 2019

A yellow-glazed 'bamboo' brushpot, bitong, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 404. A yellow-glazed 'bamboo' brushpot, bitong, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); the brushpot, 11.5cm., 4 1/2 in. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 GBP. Lot sold 2,500 GBP. © Sotheby's of cylindrical form, naturalistically modelled as tall sections of bamboo tied together with a rope, glazed overall in yellow with brown markings, save for the base glazed white with an apocryphal Xuande mark, together with a yellow-glazed 'peony' washer, Kangxi period, and an aubergine-glazed 'peony'... [Lire la suite]
27 juillet 2019

An underglaze-blue and red 'Lotus' meiping, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

  Lot 277. An underglaze-blue and red 'Lotus' meiping, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722) with an underglaze-blue and red 'Buddhist lion' bottle vase, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). The meiping, 17.7cm., 7in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 17,500 GBP. © Sotheby's. the round shouldered tapering baluster body rising from a recessed base to a narrow short waisted neck, painted around the exterior with a broad lotus between bands of fruiting... [Lire la suite]
27 juillet 2019

A pair of blue and white double-gourd vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 941. A pair of blue and white double-gourd vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 8 5/8 in. (21.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 6,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014  Each is decorated on the upper and lower bulbs with lotus scroll below a narrow herringbone border. Provenance: Myron S. Falk, Senior, Greenwich, Connecticut. Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 18 – 19 September 2014, New York, Rockefeller Plaza
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26 juillet 2019

A copper-red and underglaze blue-decorated bottle vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 920. A copper-red and underglaze blue-decorated bottle vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 8 5/8 in. (22 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014  The vase has a tall slender neck and ovoid body decorated in underglaze red of soft mottled greyish tones spotted in green with three mythical beasts, two seated and one recumbent, the pupils of their eyes painted in underglaze blue. The convex base is unglazed. Provenance: Ralph M. Chait... [Lire la suite]
26 juillet 2019

A blue and white ‘Ladies’ jar and cover. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 217. A blue and white ‘Ladies’ jar and cover. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 56cm., 22in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 7,500 GBP. © Sotheby's. the baluster body rising to a waisted neck with lipped rim, the body moulded and painted with three rows of petal-shaped panels variously enclosing blossoming flowers and ladies in a garden, all divided by geometric and floral bands, the cover similarly decorated.  Provenance: A Dutch Private... [Lire la suite]
26 juillet 2019

A blue and white 'Landscape' dish, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)

Lot 215. A blue and white 'Landscape' dish, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722); 16.9cm., 6 5/8 in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 11,250 GBP. © Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a straight foot to a flared rim, vividly painted to the interior in the style of the Master of the Rocks, depicting a sampan boat journeying across a river landscape flanked by rocky mountains, cottages and trees, the exterior with sprigs of bamboo, the base inscribed with... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2019

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

Lot 187. A blue and white rosewater sprinkler, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 33.5cm., 13 1/4in. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 GBP. Lot sold 2,500 GBP. © Sotheby's. painted in rich cobalt-blue tones, the globular lobed body painted with floral sprays, the tall vase-shaped neck painted with lotus, cash symbols and further floral sprays. The Julian Thompson Study Collection. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 14 May 2014