09 février 2018

Two Yixing famille-rose enameled teapots and covers, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 490. Two Yixing famille-rose enameled teapots and covers, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Height of taller 9 5/8  in., 24.5 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot sold 6,875 USD. Photo Sotheby's 2014. the first of hexagonal form set with an S-form spout and a C-shaped handle, painted with a band of floral lotus scrolls in the mid-section between a band of upright blue lappets around the foot and ruyi and archaistic scrolls around the base of the neck, the cover... [Lire la suite]

23 août 2017

Marchant's Rare Longquan Celadons from the 14th and Early 15th Century at Christie's New York, 14 September 2017

The current sale includes a particularly interesting group of Yuan and early Ming celadon wares from the Longquan kilns, which includes some pieces which are extremely rare. Yuan and early Ming Longquan celadons have come to prominence in recent years due to new research, the important exhibition of Ming dynasty Longquan celadon wares, Bilu – Mingdai Longquanyao qingci 碧綠—明代龍泉窯 青瓷 (Green – Longquan Celadons of the Ming), at the National Palace Museum, Taipei in 2009, and the sale of a small number of important pieces in major... [Lire la suite]
17 décembre 2016

The Betty Gertz ‘Hatcher Cargo’ Collection at Christie's, Chinese Export Art, 18 January 2017, New York, Rockefeller Center

In a landmark 1984 sale in Amsterdam Christie's offered Chinese porcelain from a 1640s shipwreck salvaged by the then-unknown Captain Michael Hatcher. In the audience sat three friends and fellow ceramics enthusiasts, Antwerp tastemaker Axel Vervoordt, the late dealer/scholar David Howard, and Betty Gertz of Dallas. Betty's wonderfully eclectic and erudite personal collection graced first her large Georgian style Dallas house (featured in Southern Accents in March-April 2002) and more recently her stunning new Dallas house, tucked... [Lire la suite]
06 juin 2016

A Qingbai teapot and cover, Northern Song dynasty

Lot 638. A Qingbai teapot and cover, Northern Song dynasty. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD. Lot sold 62,500  HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. the ovoid body resting on a countersunk base, potted on one side with a spout and a loop handle on the other, the body carved with large floral blooms with long undulating petals, the rim bordered with a band of petal lappets, the cover similarly decorated with a horizontal tubular lug as a finial; height 11 cm, 4 3/8in. Provenance: A private Japanese collection. ... [Lire la suite]
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06 juin 2016

A Qingbai teapot and cover, Northern Song dynasty

Lot 629. A Qingbai teapot and cover, Northern Song dynasty. Estimate 25,000 — 30,000 HKD. Lot sold 31,250 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. the slightly compressed globular body potted resting on a flat base, one side set with a short spout, the other with a flat and thin arched handle bordered with a raised band near the tip, the circular cover with a finial in the form of a curled stem, the exterior covered overall save for the base with a creamy-white glaze; width 14.1 cm, 5 1/2 in. ... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2016

A black-ground polychrome-enamelled teapot and cover, Yongzheng-Qianlong period (1723-1795)

Lot 69. A black-ground polychrome-enamelled teapot and cover, Yongzheng-Qianlong period (1723-1795). Estimate £1,000 - 1,500 (€1,300 - 1,900). Photo: Bonhams. The pear-shaped pot with leaf-shaped cut out panels with quails amongst rockwork and flowers, butterflies and floral sprays, all flanked with a straight spout and loop handle, the domed lid with a bud-shaped knop. 16cm (6 1/4in) wide (2). Bonhams. AUCTION 23541: ASIAN ART, 10:30 BST - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE

30 décembre 2015

A Chinese large blue and white teapot and cover and four small ovoid teapots and covers, Ming dynasty, circa 1640

Lot 380. A Chinese large blue and white teapot and cover and four small ovoid teapots and covers, Ming dynasty, circa 1640. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. the larger teapot of ovoid form with overstrung handle and painted with birds amongst peony, bamboo and rockwork, the smaller teapots painted with insects amongst flowering branches of peony and rockwork - Quantité: 5. The large teapot, 25.3cm., 10 in, the smaller teapots 15cm., 16 in.  PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE... [Lire la suite]
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13 novembre 2015

An unusual large enamelled yixing teapot and cover, circa 1820, signed Shao Yuanhua

An unusual large enamelled yixing teapot and cover, circa 1820, signed Shao Yuanhua. Estimate £5,000 - 8,000 (€7,100 - 11,000). Photo Bonhams. The globular body and domed cover decorated in famille rose and gilt enamels with two large floral sprays within a reserve on a ground of dense scrolling foliage, two stamped marks to underside, 34cm long Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 18 Nov 2015 11:00 GMT - EDINBURGH
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07 septembre 2015

A copper-red and celadon-decorated blue and white teapot and cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

A copper-red and celadon-decorated blue and white teapot and cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate $12,000 – $18,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015  The teapot has a globular body lightly carved on each side with a vignette of buildings nestled amidst trees detailed in copper red of brownish color and rocks of pale celadon color, and the domed cover is decorated with flowers growing either side of a celadon rock below the blue knob, all on a very pale blue-green ground. An apocryphal Chenghua mark is on the... [Lire la suite]
02 juin 2015

A Meissen teapot and cover, circa 1722-23

A Meissen teapot and cover, circa 1722-23. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP (27,894 - 41,841 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. painted in the manner of Johann Gregorius Höroldt, with a large scene on each side, one with a figure on horseback surveying ships in a harbour, the other with a blacksmith at work before a large merchantman at anchor, within a quatrefoil cartouche filled with Böttger lustre picked out in gilding, embellished with iron-red scroll work, flanked by branches... [Lire la suite]