13 juin 2020

Pot à pinceaux en zitan et incrustations de pierres dures et nacre, bitong, Dynastie Qing (1644-1911)

Lot 7. Pot à pinceaux en zitan et incrustations de pierres dures et nacre, bitong, Dynastie Qing (1644-1911). Hauteur: 15,5 cm. (6 1/8 in.). Estimate EUR 5,000 - EUR 8,000 (USD 5,686 - USD 9,098). © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Le pot à pinceaux est finement sculpté et orné d'un perroquet perché sur une branche de magnolia en fleur émergeant d'un rocher en incrustations de nacre, stéatite et os. Le revers est incrusté d'un poème et d'une marque apocryphe de l'Empereur Qianlong. Note: See an ivory... [Lire la suite]

31 mai 2020

A large huanghuali brush pot, bitong, 17th-18th century

Lot 3297. A large huanghuali brush pot, bitong, 17th-18th century; 12 1/8 in. (30.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price Realized USD 125,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Of massive proportions and plain cylindrical form, the sides have an attractive grain. The base is fitted with a circular plug. Provenance: Sotheby's New York, 23 March 1999, lot 16. Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 15 - 16 March 2015, New York, Rockefeller... [Lire la suite]
28 mai 2020

A large huanghuali brush pot, bitong, 17th-18th century

Lot 3293. A large huanghuali brush pot, bitong, 17th-18th century; 9 ¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price Realized USD 16,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The brush pot is of slightly tapered cylindrical form, the thick sides have a well-figured grain. The base is fitted with a plug. Provenance: Sotheby's New York, 23 March 1999, lot 70. Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 15 - 16 March 2015, New York, Rockefeller... [Lire la suite]
17 mai 2020

A carved bamboo 'Orchid Pavilion' brushpot, bitong, 18th century

Lot 25. A carved bamboo 'Orchid Pavilion' brushpot, bitong, 18th century; 16.7cm (6 1/2in) high. Estimate HK$150,000-200,000. Sold for HK$ 237,500 (€ 28,377). Photo Bonhams. Masterfully carved around the exterior in varying levels of relief depicting a continuous scene from the Lanting Xu, 'Orchid Pavilion Preface', enclosing a multitude of scholars engaged in leisurely pursuits along a stream within a mountainous landscape with pavilions amidst jagged rockwork and dense clusters of pine... [Lire la suite]
30 avril 2020

A bamboo 'Tiger hunt' brushpot, bitong, 17th-early 18th century

Lot 231. A bamboo 'Tiger hunt' brushpot, bitong, 17th-early 18th century; 15.2cm., 6 in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000. Lot sold 7,500 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's. of cylindrical form, deftly carved and pierced with an evocative landscape in which six equestrian figures give chase and encircle a tiger, five of the horsemen armed with bows and arrows, with the sixth brandishing a swirling mace, all supported on three integral low tab feet. Sotheby's. Important Chinese... [Lire la suite]
25 avril 2020

A grey and pale green jade brushpot, bitong, 18th century

Lot 31. A grey and pale green jade brushpot, bitong, 18th century; 11.6cm (4 1/2in) high. Estimate HK$ 80,000-120,000. Sold for HK$ 250,000 (€ 29,866). Photo: Bonhams. Finely carved around the exterior with a continuous landscape scene, featuring an elderly scholar accompanied by a young attendant carrying a qin, admiring a waterfall cascading down between rock cliffs and emerging as a stream that continues onto the base, all amidst a backdrop of trees and rockworks, the stone of a pale tone... [Lire la suite]
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25 avril 2020

A superb bamboo 'dragon' brushpot, bitong, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 21. A superb bamboo 'dragon' brushpot, bitong, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 15cm (5 7/8in) high. Estimate HK$ 200,000-300,000. Sold for HK$ 250,000 (€ 29,866). Photo: Bonhams. Crisply carved on one side with a mountain landscape, featuring a pavilion with two boys playing a musical stone within the Superbly decorated around the exterior with a continuous scene of a large powerful scaly five-clawed dragon, detailed with a snarling, fierce expression, its body and tail half emerging from the... [Lire la suite]
17 avril 2020

A small finely carved spinach jade cylindrical brush pot, bitong, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3961. A small finely carved spinach jade cylindrical brush pot, bitong, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 4 3/4 in. (12.2 cm.) high. Estimate 1,200,000 - HKD 1,800,000. Price realised HKD 1,700,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012.   The solid walls of the brush pot are deeply carved around the exterior with a continuous landscape scene with two immortals and an attendant before pavilions set amidst lush gardens of lingzhi, bamboo, wutong and plantain trees, steep... [Lire la suite]
11 avril 2020

A blue and white brushpot, bitong, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 121. A blue and white brushpot, bitong, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 15cm (5 7/8in) high. Estimate £ 4,000-6,000. Sold for £ 8,125 (€ 9,278). Photo Bonhams. The cylindrical body painted to the exterior in vivid shades of underglaze blue with a continuous river landscape with three lone fishermen at work, all surrounded by craggy rockwork and interspersed with gnarled trees. Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART, London, 12 November 2015
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17 février 2020

A small finely carved white jade brush pot, bitong, 18th century

Lot 1469. A small finely carved white jade brush pot, bitong, 18th century; 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 482,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. Of rectangular section with cusped corners and gently tapering sides, each side finely carved in low relief with one of the 'Four Gentlemen' prunus, orchid, bamboo and chrysanthemum, raised on four bracket feet, the elegant carving and use of space highlighting the lustrous quality of the... [Lire la suite]