24 décembre 2018

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

Lot 1015. A blue and white censer, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Diameter 9 1/2  in., 24.1 cm. Estimate $3,000 - $5,000. Sold: $3,750. © Sotheby's of bombé form, painted on the exterior with a continuous landscape along a mountain lake, with three figures venturing towards the edge of the bank while a fourth fishes from a boat, all within line borders, cloud motifs encircling the everted neck. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art, New York, 18 March 2017

21 décembre 2018

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

Lot 515. A blue and white 'Landscape' yenyen vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 45 cm, 17 3/4  in. Estimate £3,000 - £5,000. Sold: £6,250. © Sotheby's the round-shouldered body rising from a spreading foot to a tall trumpet neck, the exterior painted in varying shades of cobalt-blue of scholars in a continuous mountainous landscape, adorned with pavilions and tall trees amongst dense foliage. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Chinese Art, London, 10 November 2017
21 décembre 2018

A doucai 'dragon' bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 453. A doucai 'dragon' bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 15.5 cm, 6 1/8  in. Estimate £1,500 - £2,500. Sold: £8,125. © Sotheby's the deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot, brightly decorated around the exterior with four large scaly dragons in mutual pursuit of flaming pearls, the interior with a medallion similarly painted, the base with an apocryphal Chenghua mark. Provenance: Purchased in London, 13th May 1975. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Chinese... [Lire la suite]
21 décembre 2018

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

Lot 231. A blue and white 'peony' bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 16.9 cm, 6 5/8  in. Estimate £2,000 - £3,000. Sold: £8,750. © Sotheby's  the deep rounded sides rising to a gently flaring rim, painted to the interior with a medallion enclosing a peony spray, surrounded by undulating leafy peony scrolls, the exterior similarly decorated with large floral blooms surrounded by floral and foliate scrolls above a border of lappets at the foot, the base with a... [Lire la suite]
21 décembre 2018

A pair of famille-verte ovoid jars, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 457. A pair of famille-verte ovoid jars, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 21.5 cm, 8 1/2  in. Estimate £4,000 - £6,000. Sold: £9,375. © Sotheby's  each brightly enamelled around the exterior with a ram and a hound divided by a bird in flight, all within a rocky landscape, the shoulder with cusped panels enclosing birds and animals reserved on a trellis-diaper band, later pierced wood covers. Provenance: L. Wannieck, Paris (according to label on one).Paul Bridgeman (according... [Lire la suite]
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]