08 janvier 2022

A large yellow-glazed bowl, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 644. A large yellow-glazed bowl, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722); Diamètre: 30,5 cm. (12 in.). Price Realised EUR 25,000 (Estimate EUR 6,000- EUR 10,000). © Christie's 2021 Provenance: Christie's London, 9 November 2007, lot 313.Property from a Private UK Collection. Christie's. Art of Asia, New York, 1 Dec - 14 Dec 2021

04 janvier 2022

A blue and white 'boys' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 67. A blue and white 'boys' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722); 7 in. (17.6 cm.) diam. Price Realised USD 16,250 (Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000). © Christie's 2021 The mouth rim is mounted with a metal band. Provenance: Acquired in Ireland, 1977. Christie's. Art of China and Japan, New York, 1 Dec - 14 Dec 2021
03 janvier 2022

A small yellow-ground aubergine and green-enameled 'dragon' dish, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period

Lot 65. A small yellow-ground aubergine and green-enameled 'dragon' dish, Kangxi six-character mark in aubergine enamel within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722); 41⁄4 in. (10.8 cm.) diam. Price Realised USD 5,000 (Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000). © Christie's 2021 Provenance: Acquired in Ireland, 1999. Christie's. Art of China and Japan, New York, 1 Dec - 14 Dec 2021
23 décembre 2021

A famille verte and iron-red decorated ‘birthday’ dish, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 2925. A famille verte and iron-red decorated ‘birthday’ dish, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722); 6 in. (15.2 cm.) diam. Price realised HKD 500,000 (Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000). © Christie's 2021 The dish is finely decorated to the centre with a scholar standing in a rocky landscape holding a long staff and accompanied by an attendant. The everted rim is encircled by iron-red floral blooms and butterflies. ... [Lire la suite]
10 octobre 2021

Porcelain from the collection of Winston F.C. and C.Z. Guest sold at Christie's New York 23 september 2021

Winston Frederick Churchill Guest, born in England in 1906 and named after his godfather and his father's best friend and cousin, Sir Winston Churchill, was raised in the company of great men. His father, Captain the Right Honourable Frederick E. Guest, a grandson of the 7th Duke of Marlborough, was a Member of Parliament and held the post of Britain's first Secretary of State for Air. His mother, Amy Phipps, daughter of Henry Phipps of Pittsburgh who was a philanthropist and partner at Carnegie Steel Corporation, harnessed her... [Lire la suite]
22 février 2021

A very rare coral-ground famille verte 'boys' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 716. A very rare coral-ground famille verte 'boys' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722); 8 ¼ in. (21 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 70,000 - USD 90,000. © Christie's 2021 The bowl is decorated with enamels and gilt on a coral-red ground, with four groups of four boys, some playing with a squirrel and others engaged in different leisurely pursuits, beside rocks and plantain on a continuous fenced garden terrace. Provenance: T. T. Tsui... [Lire la suite]

22 décembre 2020

A yellow-ground green-enamelled 'dragon' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue in double circles and of the period

  Lot 32. A yellow-ground green-enamelled 'dragon' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue in double circles and of the period (1662-1722). Diamètre: 9,7 cm. (3 ¾ in.). Estimate EUR 2,000 - EUR 3,000. Price realised EUR 3,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. Reposant sur un petit pied droit, l'extérieur est à décor de deux dragons aux corps noueux pourchassant la perle sacrée. L'intérieur est orné d'un caractère Shou à l'intérieur d'un cercle.  Provenance: Property... [Lire la suite]
04 décembre 2020

A very rare blue and white garlic-head vase, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 45. A very rare blue and white garlic-head vase, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722); 22.5cm (8 7/8in) high. Estimate £ 4,000-6,000. Sold for £ 5,687 (€ 6,299). Photo: Bonhams. The compressed globular body surmounted by a tall waisted neck terminating with a garlic-head mouth, finely painted in soft inky-blue tones with gnarled branches of prunus on a cracked-ice ground, between diaper-pattern bands and chilong on the neck, and fish amidst swirling waves on the body, the... [Lire la suite]
22 novembre 2020

A rare yellow-glazed incised bowl, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 30. A rare yellow-glazed incised bowl, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722); 12cm (4 3/4in) diam. Estimate £ 4,000-6,000. Sold for £ 6,312 (€ 7,061). Photo: Bonhams. Incised around the exterior with four floral medallions interspersed with billowing clouds above a band of upright lappets, all between a double incised line encircling the foot and rim, the interior similarly incised with a central floral medallion, all beneath a pale yellow glaze, save for the base left white. ... [Lire la suite]
21 novembre 2020

A yellow-glazed 'dragon' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 23. A yellow-glazed 'dragon' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722); 12cm (4 3/4in) diam. Estimate £ 4,000-6,000. Sold for 11,562 (€ 12,934). Photo: Bonhams. Finely potted with deep rounded sides rising to a flaring rim from a short straight foot, incised around the exterior with two striding five-clawed dragons in pursuit of a flaming pearl, the interior with a central dragon roundel, covered in a rich egg-yolk yellow glaze save the base glazed white, box. Provenance: a Swiss... [Lire la suite]