14 novembre 2016

A copper-red and underglaze-blue 'Landscape' jardinière, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 247. A copper-red and underglaze-blue 'Landscape' jardinière, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 35,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. of steeply rounded form, painted with a continuous scene with figures in a rocky mountainous landscape, fishermen poling sampans on a wide river, pavilions nestled amidst lush vegetation, with sections of the trees highlighted in copper-red, the base perforated with a circular hole, all below a ruyi border... [Lire la suite]

14 novembre 2016

A large blue and white ovoid jar, Qing dynasty, Shunzhi-early Kangxi period

Lot 243. A large blue and white ovoid jar, Qing dynasty, Shunzhi-early Kangxi period. Estimate 12,000 — 18,000 GBP. Lot sold 15,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising to a short waisted neck, painted with a continuous scene of officials with attendants in a garden, in a mountainous river landscape with retreats, bordered with swirling clouds, below a band of ascending leaves at the neck, European gilt-wood stand. Quantity: 2 - 46.3 cm, 18 1/4  in.  ... [Lire la suite]
14 novembre 2016

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

Lot 240. A blue and white box and cover, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 7,500  GBP. Photo Sotheby's. in the form of a drum, decorated around the sides in varying shades of cobalt blue with three of the bajixiang (Eight Buddhist Emblems), conch shell, pearl and artemisia leaf interspersed with scrolling clouds, the cover with a phoenix in flight among swirling clouds within a scroll border, with raised bosses around the side of the cover and... [Lire la suite]
13 novembre 2016

An amethyst ‘squirel and melon’ pendant, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 229. An amethyst ‘squirel and melon’ pendant, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 GBP. Lot sold 2,500GBP. Photo Sotheby's. carved in the form of a squirrel climbing on melon vines; 4.6 cm, 1¾ in.. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 09 Nov 2016
13 novembre 2016

A celadon jade ‘Shoulao and boy’ group, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 227. A celadon jade ‘Shoulao and boy’ group, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 3,750 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. the standing deity holding a gnarled lingzhi branch hanging a double gourd, with a boy crouching beside supporting a large peach; 8.5 cm, 3 3/8  in. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 09 Nov 2016
13 novembre 2016

A malachite ‘lotus’ waterpot, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 226. A malachite ‘lotus’ waterpot, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 GBP. Lot sold 2,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. modelled as a curled lotus leaf borne on stems issuing lotus flower and arrowheads; 9 cm, 3 1/2  in.  Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 09 Nov 2016

13 novembre 2016

A celadon and russet jade duck, Qing dynasty, 17th century

Lot 223. A celadon and russet jade duck, Qing dynasty, 17th century. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 11,250 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. worked recumbent with its head turned backwards, wood stand. Quantity: 2 - 8 cm, 3 1/8  in.. Provenance: Acquired in 1972. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 09 Nov 2016
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13 novembre 2016

A Famille-Verte ‘water margin’ bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 217. A Famille-Verte ‘water margin’ bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 1,000 — 1,500 GBP. Lot sold 2,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. of pear shape, painted with three equestrian warriors in a landscape, the neck with two armed figures accompanied by inscriptions, the base hollowed, wood stand. Quantity: 2 - 35 cm, 13¾ in.. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 09 Nov 2016
13 novembre 2016

A large Famille-Verte punch bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

Lot 220. A large Famille-Verte punch bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. Estimate 2,500 — 3,500 GBP. Lot sold 5,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. painted to the exterior with shaped floral panels reserved on a fish-roe ground, below a diaper band with shaped cartouches of precious objects, the interior with flowers issuing from rocks, the rim with a diaper band with shaped panels of mythical beasts and antiques; 34.8 cm, 13 5/8  in. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 09 Nov 2016
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13 novembre 2016

A robin's egg glazed hu-shaped vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 179. A robin's egg glazed hu-shaped vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 5,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. of rectangular section, the rounded sides rising from a spreading foot to a slightly flared rim, the waisted neck set with two tubular handles, covered with an even blue glaze with characteristic turquoise flecking; 16.6 cm, 6 1/2  in. Provenance: Collection of Christina Loke Balsara.Christie's Hong Kong, 19th January 1988, lot... [Lire la suite]