11 janvier 2018

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

Lot 72. A good blue and white yenyen vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 44cm., 17 3/8 in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 11,400 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's 2007 the baluster-shaped body rising from a spreading foot and painted around the exterior in rich cobalt-blue tones with a continuous river landscape scene, the tall and broad ribbed trumpet neck similarly painted, all between simple cloud bands at the base and rim. Provenance: Private collection, Berlin, purchased in... [Lire la suite]

05 janvier 2018

A fine rhinoceros horn 'Landscape' libation cup, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 5. A fine rhinoceros horn 'Landscape' libation cup, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 15.5cm. 6 1/8 in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 48,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. of tapering truncated form, the rich reddish-brown horn finely carved around the exterior with a groom leading a sage on horseback across a stream, closely followed by an attendant carrying provisions, all set within a mountainous landscape of overhanging rocks and swirling mist, set to the side... [Lire la suite]
05 janvier 2018

A rhinoceros horn 'Squirrel and grapevine' libation cup, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 4. A rhinoceros horn 'Squirrel and grapevine' libation cup, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 15.5cm. 6 1/8 in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 12,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. of deep U-shape with widely flaring rim, the dark reddish-brown horn carved in high-relief around the exterior with leafy fruiting grapevine and to one side with a large bushy-tailed squirrel, with the gnarled vines creating the handle at one end, the interior with overlapping leaves and a large... [Lire la suite]
05 janvier 2018

A rhinoceros horn 'Buddha's hand' libation cup, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 3. A rhinoceros horn 'Buddha's hand' libation cup, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 14.5cm., 5 3/4 in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 31,200 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. of deep U-shape with widely flaring rim,  the reddish-brown horn naturalistically carved as a tree trunk and in high relief around the exterior with leafy boughs laden with fruiting finger citrons, the gnarled vines creating the handle at one end and creeping over the rim into... [Lire la suite]
03 janvier 2018

A fine pair of carved celadon-glazed 'chilong' bottle vases, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 325. A fine pair of carved celadon-glazed 'chilong' bottle vases, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 42cm., 16 1/2 in. Estimate 50,000 - 70,000 GBP. Lot sold 104,500 GBP. Photo: Sothebys each globular body rising from a short tapering foot to a tall slender cylindrical neck, finely carved around the exterior with two sinuous chilong amidst scrolling lingzhi, all below chevron, stiff leaf and ruyi bands at the neck, covered overall in an even bluish-green glaze, the base glazed white... [Lire la suite]
30 décembre 2017

A green-glazed 'leaf' brush washer, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 316. A green-glazed 'leaf' brush washer, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 5 3/8 in. (13.8 cm.) long. Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,500. Price realised GBP 8,750. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014 The brush washer is modelled as a leaf with curling edges, and with holes to one side to simulate nibbles by an insect. Christie’s. CHINESE CERAMICS, WORKS OF ART AND TEXTILES PART I, 4 November 2014, London, South Kensington

30 décembre 2017

A small famille verte erotic subject cup, Kangxi period (1662-1722).

Lot 66. A small famille verte erotic subject cup, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 2 in. (5.1 cm.) high. Estimate £3,000 – £5,000 ($4,791 – $7,985). Price Realized  £4,000 ($6,392). Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2014 The delicately-potted cup is decorated to the exterior with an erotic scene of two lovers with their clothes thrown over stools to either side, cloth stand Christie’s. CHINESE CERAMICS, WORKS OF ART AND TEXTILES PART I, 4 November 2014, London, South Kensington
30 décembre 2017

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

Lot 311. A large famille-verte monteith, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 56cm., 22in. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 GBP. Lot sold 122,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby’s of oval form supported on four claw and ball feet, the crenallated rim above a pair of lion mask and ring handles, enamelled on each side with a knarled tree growing from rocks and bearing fruit and flowers, the rim bordered with various flowering plants and edged in cell pattern with carp swimming around the interior rim above... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2017

An important blue and white bell-shaped 'Five mythical creatures' jardinière, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

  Lot 21. Importante jardinière en porcelaine bleu et blanc, Chine, Dynastie Qing, Epoque Kangxi (1662-1722). Hauteur: 26 cm. (10 ¼ in.). Estimate EUR 15,000 - EUR 20,000. Price realised EUR 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017   An important blue and white bell-shaped 'Five mythical creatures' jardinière, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722) En forme de cloche inversée, la panse est ornée des cinq créatures mythiques: le dragon, le phénix, le tigre,... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2017

A large blue and white 'Landscape' and inscribed jar, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722), dated Autumn of gengzi yea

Lot 32. Grande potiche en porcelaine bleu blanc, Chine, Dynastie Qing, Epoque Kangxi (1662-1722), datée de l'automne de l'année gengzi (correspondant à 1720). Hauteur: 51 cm. (20 in.). Estimate EUR 10,000 - EUR 15,000. Price realised EUR 20,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  A large blue and white 'Landscape' and inscribed jar, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722), dated Autumn of gengzi year (corresponding to 1720) De forme balustre, la panse est divisée en... [Lire la suite]