22 juillet 2019

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

Lot 855. A finely decorated famille verte bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 6¾ in. (17 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 13,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014  The deep sides are finely decorated with two scenes from the Yuan dynasty novel, Xixiangji ('Romance of the Western Chamber'), above a band of iron-red peony scroll that encircles the foot. An apocryphal Chenghua mark is on the base.  Provenance: Alfred E. Guntermann (1943-2013) Collection.  ... [Lire la suite]

22 juillet 2019

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

Lot 852. A blue and white censer, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 10 5/8 in. (27 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 6,875. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 Of gui shape, the censer is decorated on the exterior with groupings of antiques alternating with auspicious emblems, all below a band of precious objects and clouds on the waisted neck.  Provenance: Alfred E. Guntermann (1943-2013) Collection. Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 18 – 19 September... [Lire la suite]
22 juillet 2019

A famille verte faceted vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 850. A famille verte faceted vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 19½ in. (49.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 4,000. Price realised USD 21,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 Each tapering side is decorated with scenes of birds and flowers representing the four seasons, all below floral sprays on the shoulder and neck..  Provenance: Alfred E. Guntermann (1943-2013) Collection. Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 18 – 19 September 2014, New York, Rockefeller Plaza
22 juillet 2019

Two underglaze blue, copper-red and celadon-decorated jars, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 849. Two underglaze blue, copper-red and celadon-decorated jars, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 6¼ in. and 9½ in. (15.9 and 24.1 cm.) high, second with wood cover. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 13,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 One is a globular jar and cover, the jar decorated on each side with a panel with carved border and carved scenes of river landscapes in underglaze blue, celadon, and copper red, with a further riverscape on the cover below the pearl-form finial. An apocryphal Chenghua... [Lire la suite]
16 juillet 2019

Two yellow and green-glazed bowls, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 181. Two yellow and green-glazed bowls, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Diameter 4 1/2  in., 11.4 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Lot sold 20,000 USD. © Sotheby's. the exterior enameled in green with eight peaches issuing upright from leafy stems radiating from a ruyi border, below a floret diaper band at the rim and ruyi border above the foot, the interior with a roundel of a five-clawed dragon leaping amidst flames in pursuit... [Lire la suite]
16 juillet 2019

A famille-verte 'Four Accomplishments' basin, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 180. A famille-verte 'Four Accomplishments' basin, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Diameter 16 1/4  in., 41.3 cm. Estimate 7,000 — 9,000 USD. Lot sold 10,000 USD. © Sotheby's. the heavily-potted body with straight sides rising from a recessed base to a broad slightly flaring rim, brightly enameled to the interior with a scene of scholars engaged in the 'four accomplishments'; painting, calligraphy, music and weiqi encircled at the rim by six shaped... [Lire la suite]

16 juillet 2019

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

Lot 177. A large famille-verte dish, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Diameter 16 1/2  in., 42 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Lot sold 7,500 USD. © Sotheby's. painted with a central medallion of an openwork beribboned basket of peony and lotus flowers within a narrow scrolling band of stylized floral blooms and buds, the cavetto with petal form reserves containing flowering plants issuing from rockwork against a pale-green stippled ground, the reverse with three... [Lire la suite]
16 juillet 2019

A small doucai 'Phoenix' conical bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 176. A small doucai 'Phoenix' conical bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Diameter 4 in., 10.1 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Lot sold 11,875 USD. © Sotheby's. the steep sides of the interior painted with an inverted phoenix with outstretched wings, its body wrapping over the rim and extending down the exterior, set opposite two branches of bamboo also extending over the rim, apocryphal six-character Chenghua mark in underglaze blue within a double circle. ... [Lire la suite]
16 juillet 2019

A doucai 'Deer' dish, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 175. A doucai 'Deer' dish, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Diameter 8 in., 20.3 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Lot sold 22,500 USD. © Sotheby's. decorated in the center with a stag and two does grazing beneath a pine tree, beneath colorful wispy clouds, encircled around the rim by three groups of deer divided by rockwork, foliage and sprigs of lingzhi, the exterior with five sprays of lingzhi amidst a narrow band of delicately painted... [Lire la suite]
16 juillet 2019

A pair of famille-verte 'Lion' wine cups, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 174. A pair of famille-verte 'Lion' wine cups, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Diameter 2 3/8  in., 6 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Lot sold 13,750 USD. © Sotheby's. each cup delicately potted with steep sides rising to an everted rim, painted on the exterior with four striding lions, the interior with a single gilt-lion, jing zhi seal mark in underglaze blue within a square (2). Provenance: A gift to the current owner (Edger Wachenheim... [Lire la suite]