08 août 2021

A pair of 'robin's egg'-glazed Yixing teapots and covers, Late Qing dynasty

Lot 29. A pair of 'robin's egg'-glazed Yixing teapots and covers, Late Qing dynasty; Width 5⅞ in., 14.8 cm. Estimate: 1,500 - 2,000 USD. Lot sold: 3,150 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Property from the Collection of Loyd and Linda Crawley.  Sotheby's. The Hundred Antiques: Fine & Decorative Asian Art, New York, 11-22 June 2021

08 août 2021

A Yixing turquoise-enameled 'peach' cup, 19th-20th century

Lot 26. A Yixing turquoise-enameled 'peach' cup, 19th-20th century; Width 4¾ in., 12 cm. Estimate: 800 - 1,200 USD. Lot sold: 5,670 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Property from the Collection of Loyd and Linda Crawley.  Sotheby's. The Hundred Antiques: Fine & Decorative Asian Art, New York, 11-22 June 2021  
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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08 mai 2021

A Yixing ‘Clair-De-Lune’ Glazed Basin, Qing Dynasty

Lot 3022. A Yixing ‘Clair-De-Lune’ Glazed Basin, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). W 16cm. Estimate HKD 28,000 - 40,000 (USD 3,590 - 5,128). Sold for HKD 69,600 (USD 8,923).  © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Poly Auction Hong Kong. Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 21 April 2021
16 mai 2020

A Yixing slip-decorated hexagonal teapot and cover, Qing dynasty

Lot 209. A Yixing slip-decorated hexagonal teapot and cover, Qing dynasty; 8.3cm (3 1/2in) wide. Estimate HK$60,000 - 100,000. Sold for HK$ 75,000 (€ 8,961). Photo Bonhams. The flattened cover surmounted by a six-sided knop flanked, by a 'C'-shaped handle and a pointed spout at the sides, slip-painted with a landscape scene of dwellings above mountain peaks, a pavilion beneath a willow tree and a traveller rowing a sampan, accompanied by a series of kaishu inscription and decorated with... [Lire la suite]

30 avril 2020

A rare Yixing duck-form vase, zun, early 20th century

Lot 222. A rare Yixing duck-form vase, zun, early 20th century; 17.4cm., 6 7/8 in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000. Lot sold 12,500 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's. well modelled after an archaic bronze prototype in the form of a standing duck supporting a flared zun vase on its back, the chest impressed with a square seal mark reading Chen Mingyuan. Provenance: Collection of Dr J. Vixseboxse (1916-1986), Dutch sinologist and diplomat.Acquired in China in the... [Lire la suite]
06 avril 2020

A Yixing 'robin's egg'-enameled faceted teapot and cover, 18th century

Lot 2039. A Yixing 'robin's egg'-enameled faceted teapot and cover, 18th century; 7½ in. (19 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 12,000. Price Realized USD 50,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The square body of the teapot tapers gently to the mouth rim, and has a loop handle on one side and a small curved spout on the other. The square, domed cover is surmounted by a loop handle and pierced with a small vent hole. The exterior and base are covered with a finely mottled... [Lire la suite]
25 novembre 2019

A Yixing lotus petal-form washer by Chen Mingyuan, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 2822. A Yixing lotus petal-form washer by Chen Mingyuan, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 5 ½ in. (13.8 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000 (USD 77,067 - USD 102,756). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019  Potted in the form of an incurved lotus petal with a stem forming the handle, the vessel is supported on a foot shaped as a lotus root and another foot shaped as a small snail. The base is impressed with an artist's seal, Chen Mingyuan Zhi (made by Chen Mingyuan), cloth box. ... [Lire la suite]
25 novembre 2019

A Yixing bamboo shoot-form water pot by Chen Mingyuan, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 2821. A Yixing bamboo shoot-form water pot by Chen Mingyuan, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000 (USD 77,067 - USD 102,756). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019  Potted in the form of a bamboo shoot, the waterpot is raised on three mushroom-form feet with the base impressed with an artist's seal, Chen Mingyuan zhi (made by Chen Mingyuan), cloth box. Literature: The Shanghai Museum and the Art Museum, The Chinese University of... [Lire la suite]