18 septembre 2018

A 'Langyao' red-glazed bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

Lot 1022. A 'Langyao' red-glazed bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 12 3/8  in., 31.5 cm. Estimate: 5,000-7,000 USD. Sold Price: 16,250 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the slightly compressed globular body rising from a short foot to a tall cylindrical neck, covered overall with a vibrant deep copper-red glaze neatly trimmed at the foot, metal-bound rim. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 15 Sep 2018

18 septembre 2018

A tall powder-blue-glazed vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1101. A tall powder-blue-glazed vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 17 in., 43.2 cm. Estimate: 2,500-3,500 USD. Sold Price: 17,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the elongated baluster-form body covered overall in a rich-blue glaze dappled with sapphire tones, the interior white-glazed, the base with an apocryphal six-character Xuande mark in underglaze blue. Provenance: Collection of Stephen Junkunc, III (d. 1978).  Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York,... [Lire la suite]
16 septembre 2018

Two Similar Chinese Blue and White Glazed Porcelain Vases, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)

Lot 187. Two Similar Chinese Blue and White Glazed Porcelain Vases, Kangxi Period (1662-1722). Height of taller 17 1/8 inches. Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000. Sold for $21,250. Courtesy Doyle Each of shouldered form, the body painted in the round with a figure in a hut contemplating a rocky landscape, each with a six-character Jiajing mark on the base. Overall good condition, some scattered pin holes and iron spots to be expected. . Property from the Rhinelander Stewart Family. ... [Lire la suite]
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14 septembre 2018

A carved celadon-glazed 'Dragon' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1162. A carved celadon-glazed 'Dragon' vase, Kangxi  period (1662-1722); 9 ¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 40,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The vase is of ovoid shape, and is molded with three bow-strings on the base of the flared neck. The lower body is carved in shallow relief with two sinuous dragons ascending from breaking waves. It is covered with a fine and even pale celadon glaze thinning over the extremities.  ... [Lire la suite]
08 septembre 2018

A famille-verte hu-form vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 121. A famille-verte hu-form vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 8 in., 20.3 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Unsold. © Sotheby's. the pear-shaped body rising from a tall spreading foot to a flared mouth with a galleried rim, enameled around the body with four large pendent ruyi enclosing butterflies and flower sprays, alternated with smallerruyi containing chrysanthemum heads, all against a stippled pale green ground, the shoulder encircled by a... [Lire la suite]
08 septembre 2018

A famille-verte 'Kingfisher and Lotus' vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 120. A famille-verte 'Kingfisher and Lotus' vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 8 in., 20.3 cm. Estimate 12,000 — 15,000 USD. Unsold. © Sotheby's. the slender ovoid body surmounted by a trumpet neck, boldly enameled to one side with a kingfisher perched on a lotus stem rising from a lotus pond, with furled lotus flowers, pads and water weeds, the other side with a ten-character poetic inscription signed Yunqiao in black enamel, followed by an iron-red seal... [Lire la suite]

08 septembre 2018

A copper-red-decorated 'Mythical beasts' bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 110. A copper-red-decorated 'Mythical beasts' bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 5 3/4  in., 14.6 cm. Estimate 7,000 — 9,000 USD. Lot sold 22,500 USD.© Sotheby's. the bulbous pear-shaped body set over a short, straight foot and narrowing dramatically to a cylindrical neck and a lipped rim encircling the mouth, the full lower body painted in underglaze-red with three mythical beasts each sitting on its haunches, emanating flame-like wisps of qi, its... [Lire la suite]
07 septembre 2018

A carved white bottle vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1353. A carved white bottle vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 17 1/8 in. (43.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The globular body is carved with two chilong clambering amidst a wide band of leafy peony meander bearing large blossoms below an incised diamond band on the shoulder, and the tall neck which flares slightly towards the rim is encircled by a bow-string band that separates narrow bands of scrolls and ruyi heads below from a wide band of upright... [Lire la suite]
27 août 2018

An Aubergine-Glazed Handled Cup, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)

Lot 772. An Aubergine-Glazed Handled Cup, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722); 10.2 cm., 4  in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 HKD. Lot sold 32,500 HKD (4,192 USD). Photo: Sotheby's. with rounded sides rising from a tapered foot to an everted rim, set with two loop handles in the form of fish-dragons joined by a raised fillet encircling the exterior, applied overall with a rich purple glaze thinning to white towards the rim and on the handles. Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong,... [Lire la suite]
27 août 2018

A Turquoise-Glazed 'Three Friends' Brushpot, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)

Lot 92. A Turquoise-Glazed 'Three Friends' Brushpot, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722); 13.5 cm., 5 1/4  in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 HKD. Lot sold 81,250 HKD (10,480 USD). Photo: Sotheby's. finely moulded and reticulated as bamboo shoots aligned in a circular fashion, entangled with a prunus tree and a pine, forming the 'Three Friends of Winter', the knotty branches of the pine piercing through and extending around the rim, the bamboo nodes partly concealed by large clusters of leaves... [Lire la suite]