01 juillet 2021

A rare large cloisonné enamel beehive-shaped waterpot, taibo zun, Jingtai incised seal mark, late Ming Dynasty

Lot 545. A rare large cloisonné enamel beehive-shaped waterpot, taibo zun, Jingtai incised seal mark, Late Ming Dynasty; 20.2cm (8in) diam. Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000. Sold for £ 10,837 (€ 12,630). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Set on four semi-circular feet, the body decorated with undulating densely-meandering yellow, brick-red, white and dark green lotus sprays issuing from leafy stems, a lotus-leaf-lappet collar framing the aperture, incised apocryphal Jingtai two-character seal mark on the base. ... [Lire la suite]

05 janvier 2019

A peachbloom-glazed beehive waterpot, taibo zun, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 331. A peachbloom-glazed beehive waterpot, taibo zun, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 8.5cm., 3 3/8 in. Estimate 40,000 - 60,000 GBP. Lot sold 62,500 GBP. © Sotheby's 2013. the hemispherical body rising to a narrow waisted neck, incised around the exterior with three medallions formed of the curled bodies of archaistic kui dragons, all beneath a greyish-pink glaze characteristically mottled with shades of brighter pink imitating the skin of a... [Lire la suite]
31 octobre 2016

A rare white-glazed beehive water pot, taibo zun, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 150. A rare white-glazed beehive water pot, taibo zun, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722). Estimate 40,000 — 50,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising to a narrow wasted neck and slightly flared rim, the sides crisply carved with three medallions in shallow relief with an archaistic dragon, all beneath a translucent white glaze; 12.7 cm, 5 in.   Provenance: Christie's Hong Kong, 26th April 2004, lot 916. Notes: Beehive waterpots of this shape are... [Lire la suite]
20 mai 2016

A peachbloom 'beehive' waterpot, taibo zun, Kangxi six-character mark, late Qing Dynasty

Lot 99. A peachbloom 'beehive' waterpot, taibo zun, Kangxi six-character mark, late Qing Dynasty; 12cm (4 3/4in) wide. Sold for £3,500 (€4,544). © Bonhams 2001-2016. With rounded sides rising to a narrow waisted neck below a short lipped mouth rim, subtly incised around the exterior with three medallions, each formed of the curled bodies of dragons, all covered in crimson-red glaze characteristically suffused with shades of lighter pink and greenish-beige spots.   Provenance: Libersburt-Bondy, 1923, J204... [Lire la suite]
09 avril 2016

A peachbloom-glazed beehive waterpot, taibo zun, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 53. A peachbloom-glazed beehive waterpot, taibo zun, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722). Estimate HKD 70,000 — 90,000 (7,902 - 10,160 EUR). Lot Sold 875,000 HKD (98,780 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. the rounded sides contracting to a narrow waisted neck below a short lipped mouthrim, incised around the exterior with three medallions formed of the curled bodies of archaistic kui dragons, all beneath a rich crimson-red glaze characteristically... [Lire la suite]
23 novembre 2015

A small rare copper-red-glazed waterpot, taibo zun, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period

Lot 4. A small rare copper-red-glazed waterpot, taibo zun, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735); 5.2cm (2in) diam. Estimate HK$ 240,000 - 340,000 (€29,000 - 41,000). Sold for HK$ 1,600,000 (€ 190,095). Photo: Bonhams. The domed vessel deftly modelled in the form of a beehive surmounted by a slightly everted rim with a tiny indentation, covered overall in a rich copper-red glaze of crushed raspberry-red tone, thinning to white at the rim, interior glazed white.  ... [Lire la suite]

20 mars 2015

A green-glazed 'beehive' water pot, taibo zun , China, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

A green-glazed 'beehive' water pot, taibo zun , China, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Estimate $3,000 - $5,000. Price Realized $8,125. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The domed body covered with a glaze of apple-green color suffused with a tight crackle - 4 ¾ in. (12.1 cm.) diameter Provenance: The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, before 1977. Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH PART III - CHINESE WORKS OF ART: QING CERAMICS, GLASS AND JADE CARVINGS, 19 March... [Lire la suite]
06 novembre 2014

A peachbloom-glazed ‘beehive’ water pot, taibo zun, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 232. A peachbloom-glazed ‘beehive’ water pot, taibo zun, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722). Estimate £3,000 – £5,000 ($4,791 – $7,985). Price Realized  £8,125 ($12,984). Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2014 The domed body is incised to the exterior with three dragon roundels and is covered with a peachbloom glaze fired to a dark olive green tone, and thinning to light apple-green and red around the mouth and foot. 5 in. (12.7 cm.) diam. Provenance: Private... [Lire la suite]
15 avril 2013

A peachbloom beehive waterpot, taibo zun, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 3069. A peachbloom beehive waterpot, taibo zun, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 12.3 cm, 5 1/8  in. Estimate 500,000 - 700,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,360,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's 2013 well potted, of classic domed 'taibo zun' form, the rounded sides contracting to a narrow waisted neck below a short lipped mouthrim, incised around the exterior with three medallions formed of the curled bodies of archaistic kuidragons, all beneath a rich... [Lire la suite]
15 mai 2012

A fine and rare White-glazed Beehive Waterpot, Taibo zun. Kangxi mark and period

A fine and rare White-glazed Beehive Waterpot, Taibo zun. Kangxi mark and period. photo Sotheby's the domed hemispherical body rising from a recessed base to a short waisted neck, finely moulded and carved with three dragon and phoenix medallions, applied overall with a milky-white glaze pooling to a slightly darker tone in the recesses of the carving, the base inscribed with a six-character Kangxi mark in underglaze-blue; 13cm., 5 1/8 in. Lot 171. Estimation 80,000-120,000 GBP.  ... [Lire la suite]