02 janvier 2022

A wucai 'phoenix' square dish, Qing dynasty, Shunzhi period (1644-1661)

Lot 5047. A wucai 'phoenix' square dish, Qing dynasty, Shunzhi period  (1644-1661); 19.5 cm, Japanese wood box. Lot sold: 44,100 HKD (Estimate: 35,000 - 40,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2021 Note: Compare a similar square dish from the Chongzhen period (16.4 cm) from the Meiyintang collection, illustrated in Regina Krahl, Chinese Ceramics from the Meiyintang Collection, London, 1994-2010, vol. 2, no. 731. Sotheby's. Echoes of Fragrance – Evolution of Tea Culture... [Lire la suite]

06 octobre 2021

A blue and white 'lotus' vase, Qing dynasty, Shunzhi period (1644-1661)

Lot 243. A blue and white 'lotus' vase, Qing dynasty, Shunzhi period (1644-1661). Height 11¾ in., 29.8 cm. Estimate: 15,000 - 20,000 USD. Lot sold: 9,450 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the ovoid body rising to broad shoulders and an elongated, slightly waisted neck, the sides boldly painted with large cobalt-blue ruyi-shaped lappets each enclosing a central lotus bloom surrounded by dense leafy scrolls all in reserve, a further lotus blossom suspended in the negative space... [Lire la suite]
18 décembre 2020

A blue and white beaker vase, Qing dynasty, Shunzhi period (1644-1661)

  Lot 432. A blue and white beaker vase, Qing dynasty, Shunzhi period (1644-1661); 45.7 cm, 18 in. Estimate: 80,000 - 120,000 HKD. Lot sold: 119,700 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Sotheby's. China / 5000 years, Hong Kong, 27 November 2020
21 mars 2020

A finely painted Transitional blue and white brush pot, Shunzhi period (1644-1661)

Lot 3414. A finely painted Transitional blue and white brush pot, Shunzhi period (1644-1661); 8 5/8 in. (22 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 1,000,000 - HKD 1,500,000. Price realised HKD 1,120,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The cylindrical brush pot is lively painted with a hunting scene, depicting four equestrian Manchu huntsman in a continuous landscape; one having fallen from his horse still holding the reins with the arrows scattered around him from his empty quiver; one trying to catch a falling bird shot with an arrow;... [Lire la suite]
08 mars 2020

A polychrome meiping, Qing dynasty, Shunzhi period (1644-1661)

Lot 228. A polychrome meiping, Qing dynasty, Shunzhi period (1644-1661); 31.7cm., 12 1/2 in. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 GBP. Lot sold 2,500 GBP. © Sotheby's the tapering body with rounded shoulder rising from a spreading foot to a short narrow waisted neck, enamelled around the exterior with a long-tailed bird perched on rockwork amidst magnolia and peony sprays reserved on an iron-red ring ground, all between chevron and lotus lappet bands at the foot and keyfret, wave and classic... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2020

A large wucai jar and cover, Shunzhi period (1644-1661)

Lot 1379. A large wucai jar and cover, Shunzhi period (1644-1661); 19¾ in. (50 cm.) high. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 12,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013. The baluster body is decorated with a bold design of squirrels clambering amidst leafy grapevines laden with multicolored fruit that rise from blue rocks at the foot and spread around the sides and shoulder below sprigs of rose and camellia separated by further blue rocks on the neck. The domed cover is decorated with three boys in a... [Lire la suite]

29 décembre 2019

A wucai baluster jar and cover, Shunzhi period (1644-1661)

Lot 388. A wucai baluster jar and cover, Shunzhi period (1644-1661); 14 ½ in. (37 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 7,000. Price realised GBP 9,375. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 The exterior of the body is decorated in vivid shades of green, aubergine, red and yellow to depict dragons amongst large lotus flowers with scrolling leaves. The shoulder is painted with a band of ruyi-heads, with the neck decorated with peony sprays. The top of the cover is painted with further... [Lire la suite]
27 novembre 2019

A blue and white ‘figural’ sleeve vase, Shunzhi period (1644-1661)

Lot 3073. A blue and white ‘figural’ sleeve vase, Shunzhi period (1644-1661); 17 1/4 in. (43.8 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 562,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 The vase is decorated to the exterior with a continuous scene depicting a scholar-official reclining on a day bed, surrounded by female attendants while observing two dancers accompanied by musicians playing various instruments. Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2019

A wucai 'figural' jar and a cover, Qing dynasty, Shunzhi period (1644-1661)

Lot 891. A wucai 'figural' jar and a cover, Qing dynasty, Shunzhi period (1644-1661). Height 11 3/4  in., 31 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Lot sold 10,000 USD. © Sotheby's of ovoid form, surmounted by a short straight neck, enameled with a scholar meeting an official in a misty balustraded terrace, accompanied by attendants, all surrounded by lush greenery, craggy rocks, and suggestions of neighboring walls and houses obscured by the mist, inscribed with a poem by the... [Lire la suite]
03 juin 2019

A rare wucai 'Eight immortals' jar, Qing dynasty, Shunzhi period (1644-1661)

Lot 345. A rare wucai 'Eight immortals' jar, Qing dynasty, Shunzhi period (1644-1661); 37 cm, 14 5/8  in. Estimate 100,000 — 200,000 HKD. Lot sold 375,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. of baluster form, painted with a scene depicting the battle between the Eight Immortals and the forces of the Dragon King of the East Sea, each immortal subduing the troops with their respective attributes, all below two decorative bands encircling the shoulder.  Property from... [Lire la suite]