20 juin 2022

A small wucai 'peach' jar, 17th century

Lot 176. A small wucai 'peach' jar, 17th century; H. 16.3 cm, 6 3/8 in. Lot sold: 5,670 EUR (Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 EUR). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from the personal collection of Sam and Myrna Myers in France Sotheby's, Art d'Asie, Paris, 16 June 2022

19 juin 2022

A wucai 'peony' vase, Transitional period, 17th century

Lot 157. A wucai 'peony' vase, Transitional period, 17th century; H. 31 cm, 12 1/4 in. Lot sold: 4,032 EUR (Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 EUR). © Sotheby's 2022 Sotheby's, Art d'Asie, Paris, 16 June 2022
19 juin 2022

Ming dynasty, Wanli period Wucai sold at Sotheby's Paris, 16 June 2022

Lot 156. A pair of wucai 'figural' jars, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1620); H. 17 cm, 6 3/4 in. Lot sold: 15,120 EUR (Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 EUR). © Sotheby's 2022 Lot 178. A wucai 'mythical beast' jar and a wucai 'pine' dish, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1620); HH. 19 cm, 7 1/2 in.; Diam. 32.5 cm, 12 3/4 in. Lot sold: 3,780 EUR (Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 EUR). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from the personal collection of Sam... [Lire la suite]
26 avril 2022

A pair of wucai 'chrysanthemum' bowls, Transitional period, 17th century

Lot 146. A pair of wucai 'chrysanthemum' bowls, Transitional period, 17th century; D. 16.6 cm, 6½ in.. Lot sold: 1,638 EUR (Estimate: 600 - 800 EUR). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from an English private collection. each with rounded sides rising from a straight foot to a gently flaring rim, the interior with a needled mark 'Xianglin' 象林, and brightly painted in red and green with a central four lobed medallion enclosing a chrysanthemum reserved against an iron-red grains ground, the... [Lire la suite]
24 avril 2022

A pair of wucai 'figural' jars and covers, Qing dynasty, Shunzhi-Kangxi period (1644-1722)

Lot 511. A pair of wucai 'figural' jars and covers, Qing dynasty, Shunzhi-Kangxi period (1644-1722). Height 9½ in., 24.2 cm. Lot sold: 23,940 USD (Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: The Burlingame Collection (according to label). Sotheby's. China / 5000 Years, New York, 29 March 2022 
23 avril 2022

Kangxi porcelains sold at Sotheby's, Important Chinese Art, New York, 23 March 2022

Lot 256. A rare doucai 'birthday' dish, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722). Diameter 8¼ in., 21.1 cm. Lot sold: 81,900 USD (Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue inscribed in three columns within a double circle. Note: Vibrantly painted in the doucai palette, the motifs adorning this dish brim with auspicious meaning indicating it was clearly intended as a birthday gift. During his... [Lire la suite]

29 mars 2022

A wucai 'dragon and phoenix' bowl, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 120. A wucai 'dragon and phoenix' bowl, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Diameter 6 in., 15.4 cm. Lot sold: 17,640 USD (Estimate: 2,500 - 3,500 USD). © Sothebys. the base with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue. Provenance: Collection of Dr Wou Kiuan (1910-1997).Wou Lien-Pai Museum, 1968-present, coll. no. Q.C.186.  Sotheby's. A Journey Through China's History. The Dr Wou Kiuan Collection Part 1, New York, 22 March 2022
12 mars 2022

A doucai 'dragon and carp' dish, Qing dynasty, Kangxi - Yongzheng period (1662-1735)

Lot 121. A doucai 'dragon and carp' dish, Qing dynasty, Kangxi - Yongzheng period (1662-1735). Diameter 6¼ in., 15.8 cm. Estimate: 2,500 - 3,500 USD. Lot sold: 8,820 USD. © Sothebys. the base with an apocryphal Chenghua six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle. Provenance: Collection of Dr Wou Kiuan (1910-1997). Wou Lien-Pai Museum, 1968-present, coll. no. Q.8.10. Sotheby's. A Journey Through China's History. The Dr Wou Kiuan Collection... [Lire la suite]
06 mars 2022

A rare wucai 'zhang tianshi' dish, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

  Lot 1112. A rare wucai 'Zhang tianshi' dish, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619); 6 3⁄8 in. (16.1 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box. Estimate USD 30,000 – USD 50,000. © Christie's 2022 The center of the interior is decorated with Zhang Tianshi brandishing a sword and riding a qilin beneath a pine tree, all surrounded by floral motifs and butterflies in the well. The exterior is further decorated with a lizard and floral motifs. ... [Lire la suite]
06 mars 2022

An unusual wucai zun-form vase, Mark and period of Wanli (1573-1619)

  Lot 73. An unusual wucai zun-form vase, Mark and period of Wanli (1573-1619). Height 4⅞ in., 12.3 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD. Lot sold: 40,320 USD. © Sothebys. the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double square.  Provenance: Sotheby's London, 11th July 1966, lot 205. Collection of Dr Wou Kiuan (1910-1997). Wou Lien-Pai Museum, 1968-present, coll. no. M.3.4. Literature: Rose Kerr et al., Chinese... [Lire la suite]