08 août 2021

A Yixing teapot and cover, after Hui Mengchen, Late Qing dynasty

Lot 24. A Yixing teapot and cover, after Hui Mengchen, Late Qing dynasty; Width 4⅛ in., 10.5 cm. Estimate: 1,500 - 2,000 USD. Lot sold: 5,670 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. The bottom of the handle impressed with changji and yihe marks, the base incised in regular script with the characters Yongzheng er nian Jiachen ('Jiachen the second year of the Yongzheng period', corresponding to 1724), followed by the incised seal marks... [Lire la suite]

08 août 2021

A Yixing teapot and cover, Qing dynasty

Lot 23. A Yixing teapot and cover, Bing Rong mark inside the cover, Qing dynasty; Width 6⅛ in., 15.5 cm. Estimate: 1,500 - 2,000 USD. Lot sold: 16,380 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Property from the Collection of Loyd and Linda Crawley.  Provenance: Collection of Warren E. Cox (1895–1977), New York (according to label).Collection of Dr. Balensweig (by repute). Sotheby's. The Hundred Antiques: Fine & Decorative Asian Art, New York, 11-22 June 2021
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10 juillet 2021

Top Eight of Meissen porcelain sold at Bonhams London, 6 July 2021

Lot 14. A Meissen lilac-ground Augustus Rex vase and cover, circa 1730; 49cm high, AR monogram in underglaze-blue. Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000. Sold for £ 169,000 (€ 197,066). Courtesy Bonhams. Of ovoid form with a narrow, flared foot and cylindrical neck, each side reserved with a gilt quatrelobe cartouche painted with a chinoiserie scene, one side in the manner of J.G. Höroldt depicting a bending figure preparing tea attended by another figure holding a basket and fan, with birds in flight... [Lire la suite]
16 mai 2020

An inscribed Yixing stoneware rectangular pewter-cased teapot and cover, Daoguang period, signed Yang Pengnian

Lot 213. An inscribed Yixing stoneware rectangular pewter-cased teapot and cover, Daoguang period, signed Yang Pengnian; 10.2cm high. Estimate HK$40,000 - 60,000. Sold for HK$ 100,000 (€ 11,948). Photo Bonhams. One side incised with a scene of bamboo, the other side incised with both zhuanshu and kaishu inscriptions, with a green jade spout and a greyish-white jade 'C'-shaped handle, the top surmounted by a flat cover and cubic jade finial, the inner base of the teapot impressed with a... [Lire la suite]
27 avril 2020

A magnificent very pale green jade teapot and cover, 18th-19th century

Lot 50. A magnificent very pale green jade teapot and cover, 18th-19th century; 19.3cm (7 5/8in) wide. Estimate HK$ 600,000-800,000. Sold for HK$ 5,920,000 (€ 703,890). Photo: Bonhams. The teapot skilfully formed from a fine even-toned very pale green stone, the globular body raised on a low stepped foot, crisply carved in low relief on one side with two bats in flight over sprays of leafy chrysanthemum issuing from rockwork, the other side with a trunk of blossoming prunus with branches spreading... [Lire la suite]
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18 décembre 2019

A rare aloeswood teapot and cover, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century

Lot 39. A rare aloeswood teapot and cover, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century; Hauteur: 21 cm. (8 ¼ in.). Estimate EUR 6,000 - EUR 8,000. Price realised EUR 7,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 Elle est sculptée en relief tout en préservant le grain naturel du bois d'agar. L'épaulement est surmonté d'une prise en forme de branches, l'intérieur doublé de métal argenté. Note: Aloeswood, or chengxiamu or eaglewood, diffuses a fragrance which has made it highly treasured, especially in... [Lire la suite]

21 octobre 2019

A rare Meissen Imari teapot and cover, circa 1722-23

Lot 358. A rare Meissen Imari teapot and cover, circa 1722-23. Height: 5 in. Estimate: 15,000 - 25,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. painted on the front in underglaze-blue with a tree trunk and gnarled branches, embellished in iron-red and gilding with flowers and leaves, the reverse with a bird in flight beneath a similar gnarled branch extending downwards from the cover decorated with a underglaze-blue bird and scattered flower sprigs, pseudo-seal mark in underglaze-blue. ... [Lire la suite]
27 août 2019

A Robin's-Egg-Glazed 'Yixing' Teapot and Cover, Qing dynasty, 18th Century

Lot 121. A Robin's-Egg-Glazed 'Yixing' Teapot and Cover, Qing dynasty, 18th Century; height 7 3/8 in., 18.7 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot sold 8,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the body of rectangular form with sides slightly curving up to the mouth, loop handle and curved spout of square section, the domed conforming cover with loop finial, the exterior and underside with mottled turquoise and dark-blue glaze, thinning at the extremities, hinting at the brown stoneware body beneath, underside... [Lire la suite]
27 juillet 2019

An Yixing teapot and cover, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850)

Lot 402. An Yixing teapot and cover, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850); 9.5cm., 3 ¾ in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 3,750 GBP. © Sotheby's the ovoid body supported on a short foot, set with a short spout opposite the loop handle, the base of the handle with a seal reading Wang ji, impressed to the base with a Daoguang seal mark, the domed cover surmounted by a circular knop. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 14 May 2014
30 avril 2019

Yixing from a Princely Collection at Christie's London, 14 May 2019

Pearls and jades of this world cannot be compared to the clay of YixingWang Wenbo, Tao Qi Xing Zeng Chen Mingyuan 人間珠玉安足取,豈如陽羨溪頭一丸土汪文柏 《陶器行贈陳鳴遠》 Lot 84. A rare Yixing signed and dated square seal, signed You Qinqing, dated to autumn of the bingxu year of Daoguang, corresponding to 1826, and of the period; 2 7/8 in. (4.8 cm.) square. Estimate GBP 12,000 - GBP 18,000 (USD 15,516 - USD 23,274). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The tortoise-form knop is worked with a textured carapace and pierced... [Lire la suite]