25 mars 2019

A relief-molded turquoise-glazed vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 1536. A relief-molded turquoise-glazed vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Height 7  3/4  in., 19.7 cm. Estimate 2,000 - 3,000 USD. Lot sold 65,000  USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. with an apocrpyhal Kangxi mark. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 23 March 2019

30 décembre 2018

A turquoise-glazed censer and wood cover, late Ming-early Qing dynasty

Lot 1124. A turquoise-glazed censer and wood cover, late Ming-early Qing dynasty. Width 17 1/8  in., 43.5 cm. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000. Sold: $5,000. © Sotheby's of slightly compressed ovoid form with upswept handles, supported by three stout legs in the form of grimacing beast heads terminating in paw feet, the interior and base unglazed, wood cover and stand (3). Provenance: Collection of Constance B. Mellon (1942-1983) New York and Washington D.C. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's:... [Lire la suite]
20 décembre 2018

A turquoise-glazed vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 224. A turquoise-glazed vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 36.5 cm, 14 3/8  in. Estimate £8,000 - £12,000. Sold: £10,625. © Sotheby's with rounded sides rising to an everted rim, the exterior delicately detailed in soft pastel enamels with stems of floral blooms including asters and begonias intertwining with broad leaves, the interior accentuated with a small yellow flower on one side, all against a plain ground, the base with a six-character... [Lire la suite]
02 octobre 2018

A rare turquoise-glazed barbed narcissus bowl, seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3640. A rare turquoise-glazed barbed narcissus bowl, seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 23.3 cm, 9 1/8  in. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 HKD (76,434 - 101,912 USD). Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. well potted with shallow rounded sides divided into eight bracket foliations, rising to a flat, barbed and everted rim of corresponding shape, all supported on three ruyi-shaped scrolled feet, the base incised with a six-character seal mark, covered... [Lire la suite]
14 septembre 2018

A turquoise-glazed 'Phoenix' vase, 18th-19th century

Lot 1165. A turquoise-glazed 'Phoenix' vase, 18th-19th century; 8 ¾ in. (21.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price realised USD 5,625. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The exterior is decorated in shallow relief with long-tailed phoenixes in flight amidst clouds, and is covered overall in a crackled turquoise glaze. The base is inscribed with an apocryphal Chenghua mark.  Provenance: Stephen Junkunc, III (1904-1978) Collection.  Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and... [Lire la suite]
27 août 2018

A Turquoise-Glazed 'Three Friends' Brushpot, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)

Lot 92. A Turquoise-Glazed 'Three Friends' Brushpot, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722); 13.5 cm., 5 1/4  in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 HKD. Lot sold 81,250 HKD (10,480 USD). Photo: Sotheby's. finely moulded and reticulated as bamboo shoots aligned in a circular fashion, entangled with a prunus tree and a pine, forming the 'Three Friends of Winter', the knotty branches of the pine piercing through and extending around the rim, the bamboo nodes partly concealed by large clusters of leaves... [Lire la suite]

20 avril 2018

Kashan Pottery at Sotheby's London, 25 April 2018

Lot 119. A Kashan bird-headed pottery ewer, Persia, early 13th century; 29cm. Estimate 25,000 — 35,000 GBP. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. of elongated baluster form, the body narrowing to a neck with flaring mouth in the form of a rooster's head with black details for eyes and crown, with curved, feather-like handle, the body decorated with bulbous drop form designs, each containing black tendrils. Note: This bird-headed ewer is of a rare form which perhaps finds its genesis in... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2018

A turquoise-glazed bronze-form vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 111. A turquoise-glazed bronze-form vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); height 13 5/8 in., 34.6 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot Sold 15,000 USD. photo Sotheby's 2011 of pear shape with long neck and wide flared mouth, the body molded with a narrow band of stylized taotiemasks between keyfret bands, the shoulders set with mock lion-mask handles, covered overall in a bright turquoise glaze. Provenance: Sotheby & Co., London, 6th July 1971, lot 104. Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
05 février 2018

A turquoise-glazed Zhenwu shrine, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 458. A turquoise-glazed Zhenwu shrine, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 11 1/2  in., 29.2 cm. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Lot sold 8,750 USD. Photo: Sotheby's 2014. the deity portrayed seated inside, with two guardians outside below two dragons trailing down from a lintel, a smaller figure in the alcove above and a turtle entwined with a snake representing the North at his feet, set on a waisted pedestal base, the platform glazed aubergine. Sotheby's. FINE CHINESE... [Lire la suite]
05 février 2018

A turquoise-glazed Zhenwu and attendants group, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 457. A turquoise-glazed Zhenwu and attendants group, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 10 1/8  in., 25.7 cm. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD. Lot sold 6,250 USD. Photo: Sotheby's 2014. the deity shown seated on a throne flanked by two attendants, a turtle entwined with a snake representing the North at his feet, the platform glazed aubergine. Sotheby's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS & WORKS OF ART. 18 MARS 2014 - 19 MARS 2014. NEW YORK