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]
30 octobre 2020

A peachbloom-glazed beehive waterpot, taibaizun, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 295. A peachbloom-glazed beehive waterpot, taibaizun, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722); 12.6 cm. (5 in.) wide. Price estimate: HKD: 400,000 - 600,000 (USD: 51,600 - 77,400). Auction Result: HKD: 1,770,000. © 2020 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Provenance: Sir Joseph Hotung Family Trust collectionMarchant, London, 2002A distinguished European private collection. China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]

30 octobre 2020

A peachbloom-glazed seal paste box and cover, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 295. A peachbloom-glazed seal paste box and cover, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722); 7.5 cm. (3 in.) diam. Price estimate: HKD: 100,000 - 150,000 (USD: 12,900 - 19,400). Auction Result: HKD: 118,000. © 2020 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Provenance: Sotheby’s New York, 15 March 2017, lot 697. China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art: Part I, 2020 Autumn Auctions
26 octobre 2020

A wucai 'peony' jar, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze-blue and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 332. A wucai 'peony' jar, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze-blue and of the period (1662-1722); 9 in. (23 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 75,000 - HKD 85,000. Price realised HKD 125,000. © Christie's Images Limited 2020. Provenance: Sold at Sotheby’s Paris, 12 December 2013, lot 28. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 9 October 2020
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16 octobre 2020

Two copper-red and celadon-decorated carved blue and white beaker vases, Kangxi six-character marks and of the period

Lot 1572. Two copper-red and celadon-decorated carved blue and white beaker vases, Kangxi six-character marks in underglaze blue within double circles and of the period (1662-1722); 16 3/8 and 16 ¾ in. (41.5 and 42.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 30,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The neck is carved with a phoenix standing on a blue and celadon rock surrounded by peonies, the rounded mid-section is decorated with two chilong writhing amidst lingzhi, and the... [Lire la suite]
01 octobre 2020

A clair-de-lune brush washer, tangluoxi, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 857. A clair-de-lune brush washer, tangluoxi, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722); 4 5/8 in. (11.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 30,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Of compressed globular form, covered overall with a pale lavender-blue glaze of even tone thinning at the mouth rim,silver cover. Provenance: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection, Chicago, acquired prior to 1990. Christie's. Sacred and Imperial: The... [Lire la suite]