03 novembre 2019

Two large underglaze blue and copper-red 'flower' dishes, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 115. Two large underglaze blue and copper-red 'flower' dishes, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 18 ½ in. (47 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000 (USD 7,770 - USD 10,360). Price realised GBP 11,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.  One dish is decorated to the interior with a lotus pond enclosed by six flower sprays including peony, chrysanthemum and magnolia to the rim. The other dish is decorated to the centre with a butterfly in flight above peonies growing beside rocks. The rim is... [Lire la suite]

16 mai 2018

An underglaze blue and copper-red 'prunus' meiping, 18th century

Lot 207. An underglaze blue and copper-red 'prunus' meiping, 18th century; 20 7/8 in. (53 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 70,000 - GBP 90,000. Price realised GBP 87,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  The vase is decorated with a single flowering tree, the contours of the bark are skilfully executed in shades of cobalt blue. The branches which extend across the shoulder and body of the vase are laden with a multitude of copper-red prunus flowers. The rim and the foot are encircled with a double line. ... [Lire la suite]
26 mars 2018

An underglaze blue and copper-red 'Peony' weiqi box and cover, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 378. An underglaze blue and copper-red 'Peony' weiqi box and cover, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 4 1/4  in., 10.8 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000. Lot sold 42,500 USD. © Sotheby's of compressed globular form, densely painted all around with underglaze-blue scrolling leafing peony vines framing three large copper-red blossoms, the motif repeated on the rounded cover (2), coll. no. 144. The Jie Rui Tang Collection. Provenance: Berwald Oriental Art, London, 2000. Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
26 mars 2018

An underglaze blue and copper-red seal paste box and cover, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 301. An underglaze blue and copper-red seal paste box and cover, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Diameter 5 in., 12.7 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000. Lot sold 47,500 USD. © Sotheby's of compressed circular form over a tapered foot, the domed cover painted in the 'Master of the Rocks' style with a landscape, in the lower half of the composition a scholar crossing a stone bridge accompanied by an assistant carrying a qin heading toward a thatch-roofed hut beyond massive... [Lire la suite]
26 mars 2018

A large underglaze blue and copper-red 'Fish' dish, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 381. A large underglaze blue and copper-red 'Fish' dish, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Diameter 14 in., 35.5 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000. Lot sold 68,750 USD. © Sotheby's the rounded sides rising to an everted rim, boldly painted to the interior with a lively auspicious scene of crustaceans and fish amidst water weed, the exterior and base unadorned, the channel foot unglazed, coll. no. 286. The Jie Rui Tang Collection. Provenance: Imperial Oriental Art, New York, 2002 ... [Lire la suite]
13 février 2018

An underglaze blue and copper-red 'Immortals' bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period

Lot 1263. An underglaze blue and copper-red 'Immortals' bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 8 ¾ in. (22.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 68,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The bowl has gently rounded sides rising from a short, slightly tapered foot. The interior is painted in underglaze blue with Shoulao standing beside a spotted deer against a background of underglaze copper-red waves. The exterior... [Lire la suite]

16 décembre 2016

A fine and exceedingly rare underglaze blue and copper-red meiping, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795

A fine and exceedingly rare underglaze blue and copper-red meiping, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate HKD 25,000,000 - HKD 30,000,000 (USD 3,300,000 - USD 3,900,000). Price Realised HKD 46,580,000 (USD 6,007,702). © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  The vase is finely painted with three fruiting branches above lingzhisprigs, the branches and leaves in underglaze blue and further detailed with the persimmons, peaches and pomegranates picked out in underglaze... [Lire la suite]
05 mars 2014

A pair of underglaze blue and copper-red 'Immortals' bowls, Kangxi marks and period

Lot 462. A pair of underglaze blue and copper-red 'Immortals' bowls, Kangxi marks and period. Diameter 7 3/8 in., 18.7 cm. Estimation 100,000 — 150,000 USD. Unsold. Photo Sotheby's. the shallow rounded sides painted in underglaze blue with the 'Eight Immortals', each holding their characteristic attribute, riding on a variety of sea creatures and emblems, including a fish, a mythical beast, a lotus leaf, a staff and a musical instrument, all against a ground of breaking waves in copper-red above a band of... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2013

An underglaze blue and copper-red vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century

An underglaze blue and copper-red vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Photo Sotheby's painted in copper-red with four dragons striding through a continuous lotus meander in underglaze blue above a band of lotus petals around the base, the tall flaring neck with bands of tassels pendent fromruyi-heads and above upright plantain leaves. Height 13 3/16 in., 33.4 cm. Estimation 15,000 — 20,000. Lot vendu: 40,000 USD PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF WILLIAM AND JENNIFER SHAW PROVENANCE: Christie's Hong... [Lire la suite]
06 août 2013

An underglaze blue and copper-red vase (meiping) Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period

An underglaze blue and copper-red vase (meiping) Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period. Photo Sotheby's the high shouldered body tapering to a slightly splayed foot with a waisted neck, painted around the central section with the 'Three  Abundances', sanduo, peach, pomegranate and longan sprays each borne on leafy stems, all between stylised lotus lappets and plantain leaves, apocryphal Chenghua six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle. Height 8 3/4 in., 22.2... [Lire la suite]