28 juin 2017

An Yixing stoneware slip-decorated 'landscape' brushpot, by Huang Yulin, Late Qing dynasty

  Lot 513. An Yixing stoneware slip-decorated 'landscape' brushpot, by Huang Yulin, Late Qing dynasty, d. 17.8 cm, 7 in. Estimate 250,000 — 300,000 HKD. Lot sold 300,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's.  of cylindrical form, the red stoneware intricately decorated to the exterior in coloured slip, depicting a continuous landscape scene of tiered pavilion and huts sheltered amongst jagged rocky mountains and tall trees by the riverside, the base impressed with a square seal... [Lire la suite]

28 juin 2017

An Yixing stoneware 'ribbon sash' box and cover by Chen Hanwen and an imperial zitan box and cover, Qing dynasty, early 18th cen

Lot 512. An Yixing stoneware 'ribbon sash' box and cover by Chen Hanwen and an imperial zitan box and cover, Qing dynasty, early 18th century, 11.7 and 12.4 cm, 4 5/8  and 4 7/8  in. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 HKD. Lot sold 875,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's.  of rectangular form, finely carved to the exterior in relief with archaistic kui dragon scrolls with a beribboned sash tied at the centre, impressed to the base with a square seal reading Chen Hanwen, the stoneware of a... [Lire la suite]
28 juin 2017

An inscribed Yixing stoneware 'Bamboo' stone-dipper teapot and cover, Qing dynasty, Jiaqing-Daoguang period, incised by Qu Yings

Lot 511. An inscribed Yixing stoneware 'Bamboo' stone-dipper teapot and cover, Qing dynasty, Jiaqing-Daoguang period, incised by Qu Yingshao, 14.7 cm, 5 3/4  in. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot sold 562,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's.  of Ziye-form, superbly potted with sloping sides rising from three flattened circular feet, set with a short spout opposite an angled handle, above an indistinct impressed seal mark, the raised flattened cover set with a looped knop, carved to the exterior with a... [Lire la suite]
28 juin 2017

An Yixing stoneware square teapot and cover by Zheng Jingyu, Early Qing dynasty

Lot 510. An Yixing stoneware square teapot and cover by Zheng Jingyu, Early Qing dynasty, w. 11.5 cm, 4 1/2  in. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot sold 562,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's.  the four curved sides rising from a short foot to a short neck, the facetted curved spout set opposite a C-shaped handle, the domed cover surmounted by a knop, the base impressed with a seal mark reading Zheng Jingyu zhi ('made by Zheng Jingyu')  Literature: Paul... [Lire la suite]
25 juin 2017

Chen Mingyuan (Chinese, active 1650/1700), Tripod Incense Burner, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), 17th century

Chen Mingyuan (Chinese, active 1650/1700), Tripod Incense Burner, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), 17th century, Yixing stoneware. H. 4.8 cm (1 7/8 in.); diam. 11.0 cm (4 5/16 in.). Gift of Mr. Russell Tyson, 1940.792 © Art Institute of Chicago
25 juin 2017

Chen Mingyuan (Chinese, active 1650/1700), Lotus Cup, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), mid 17th-18th century

Chen Mingyuan (Chinese, active 1650/1700), Lotus Cup, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), mid 17th-18th century, Yixing stoneware, 5.0 x 8.3 x 7.3 cm (2 x 3 1/4 x 2 7/8 in.). Bequest of Russell Tyson, 1964.902 © Art Institute of Chicago

04 novembre 2015

Chinese Porcelain at Asian Art in London 2015

Punch Bowl, China, Canton, Qianlong period (1736-1796). Diameter: 41 cm (16 in.). BRANDT ASIAN ART, Dealer. CONTACT: Robert Brandt. Phone +44 (0)20 7930 9368 - Email brandt@nildram.co.uk - Website www.brandtasianart.com Tureen, cover and stand, China, Qianlong period, circa 1740, Scandinavian market. Length of stand: 43 cm; height of tureen and cover: 38 cm. COHEN & COHEN, Dealer. Chinese export porcelain punchbowl with european subject... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2015

A very rare lacquered and enamelled Yixing stoneware 'chrysanthemum' teapot and cover, Qianlong period

A very rare lacquered and enamelled Yixing stoneware 'chrysanthemum' teapot and cover, Qianlong period. Estimate HK$ 250,000 - 400,000 (€29,000 - 47,000). Photo Bonhams. The compressed globular body finely moulded as a chrysanthemum, flanked by a pointed spout and 'C'-shaped handle, the exterior decorated with alternating wan symbols,ruyi-heads, bats and floral sprays, all lacquered red and picked out in gilt outlines above a dark blue ground, the base with a probably later red-lacquered Qianlong... [Lire la suite]
10 avril 2015

A rare Yixing stoneware tripod incense burner, Qing dynasty, signed Chen Mingyuan

A rare Yixing stoneware tripod incense burner, Qing dynasty, signed Chen Mingyuan. Estimate 800,000 — 1,000,000 HKD. Unsold. Photo courtesy Sotheby's of archaistic ding form, modelled with a deep rounded body resting on three slightly tapered tubular legs, the galleried rim surmounted by a pair of arched handles, the exterior decorated with a frieze of six stylised dragons alternating with whorl bosses, all against a leiwen ground, above a band of pendent... [Lire la suite]
05 août 2014

An Yixing stoneware 'toad and tree trunk' vessel. Inscribed Chen Zhongmei

An Yixing stoneware 'toad and tree trunk' vessel. Inscribed Chen Zhongmei. Photo Bonhams. Deftly potted in the form of a hollow tree trunk with naturalistic whorls and knots, one side with a large frog climbing up and peering over the rim, detailed with large beady eyes and warts on the back revealing it as the male of the species, the underside impressed with the four-character zhuanshu potter's seal mark, the stoneware of a creamy dark brown colour with lighter speckles. 7.2cm wide. Estimate HK$ 400,000 - 600,000 (€38,000 -... [Lire la suite]