16 novembre 2020

Yixing stoneware from a princely collection sold at Christie's

Lot 148. An Yixing stoneware 'snail and shell' waterpot, signed Chen Mingyuan, early Qing dynasty (1664-1911); 3 ¼ in. (8.5cm.) long. Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 40,000. Price realised GBP 25,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The vessel is finely modelled in the form of a large shell with a smaller snail crawling up to one side. The naturalistically potted stoneware is decorated in a rich brown tone with incised texture. The underside bears the impressed seal mark. Provenance: Bluett & Sons... [Lire la suite]

16 mai 2020

An inscribed Yixing stoneware rectangular pewter-cased teapot and cover, Daoguang period, signed Yang Pengnian

Lot 213. An inscribed Yixing stoneware rectangular pewter-cased teapot and cover, Daoguang period, signed Yang Pengnian; 10.2cm high. Estimate HK$40,000 - 60,000. Sold for HK$ 100,000 (€ 11,948). Photo Bonhams. One side incised with a scene of bamboo, the other side incised with both zhuanshu and kaishu inscriptions, with a green jade spout and a greyish-white jade 'C'-shaped handle, the top surmounted by a flat cover and cubic jade finial, the inner base of the teapot impressed with a... [Lire la suite]
16 mai 2020

An inscribed Yixing stoneware hexagonal pewter-cased teapot and cover, Daoguang period, signed Yang Pengnian

Lot 211. An inscribed Yixing stoneware hexagonal pewter-cased teapot and cover, Daoguang period, signed Yang Pengnian; 10.2cm high. Estimate HK$50,000 - 80,000. Sold for HK$ 100,000 (€ 11,948). Photo Bonhams. The exterior with bamboo and kaishu inscriptions, with a jade spout and a 'C'-shaped handle, the top with a sunken recess surmounted by a flattened cover with a cylindrical green jade knop, the inner base of the teapot impressed with a raised four-character zhuanshu seal... [Lire la suite]
15 mai 2020

Yixing stoneware from the Mr and Mrs Gerard Hawthorn collection sold at Bonhams, Hong Kong, 24 November 2013

Lot 201. An Yixing stoneware jar and a cover, Late Ming dynasty-early Qing dynasty; 10.5cm high. Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 12,000. Sold for HK$ 10,000 (€ 1,195). Photo courtesy Bonhams. Of waisted globular form, the slightly splayed foot resting on a raised foot, the stoneware of a rich mottled purplish-brown, the associated cover of elegant domed form, the base with a square prunus mark.  Note: A related Yixing stoneware jar dated to the Ming dynasty, excavated at Taizhou, Jiangsu in... [Lire la suite]
30 avril 2019

Yixing from a Princely Collection at Christie's London, 14 May 2019

Pearls and jades of this world cannot be compared to the clay of YixingWang Wenbo, Tao Qi Xing Zeng Chen Mingyuan 人間珠玉安足取,豈如陽羨溪頭一丸土汪文柏 《陶器行贈陳鳴遠》 Lot 84. A rare Yixing signed and dated square seal, signed You Qinqing, dated to autumn of the bingxu year of Daoguang, corresponding to 1826, and of the period; 2 7/8 in. (4.8 cm.) square. Estimate GBP 12,000 - GBP 18,000 (USD 15,516 - USD 23,274). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The tortoise-form knop is worked with a textured carapace and pierced... [Lire la suite]
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