17 janvier 2019

A blue and white European subject cup, cover, and stand, Kangxi period, circa 1690

Lot 453. A blue and white European subject cup, cover, and stand, Kangxi period, circa 1690; 5 3/8 (13.6 cm.) diameter. Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000. Price realised US$2,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Each painted with the 'Queen Blanche' of France telling Louis XI, 'The Empire of Virtue stretches to the end of the world' (L'EMPIRE DE LA VERTU EST AB AU BOUT DE L'UNIVERS). Provenance: With Charles Perry, Atlanta. Literature: D.S. Howard, The Choice of the Private Trader,... [Lire la suite]

17 janvier 2019

A blue and white 'Sense of smell' dish, Kangxi mark, circa 1700

Lot 450. A blue and white 'Sense of smell' dish, Kangxi mark, circa 1700; 13 ½ in. (34.2 cm.) diameter. Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000. Price realised US$9,375. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. With French court figures on a terrace, a servant bringing them blooms to smell, six-character Kangxi mark in underglaze blue and of the period. Provenance: The Mottahedeh Collection; Sotheby's, New York, 30 January 1985, lot 24.With Hancock, St. James', LondonThe Ionides Collection; Sotheby's, London, 2... [Lire la suite]
17 janvier 2019

A large blue and white 'Porcelain production' charger, Qianlong period, circa 1740

Lot 449. A large blue and white 'Porcelain production' charger, Qianlong period, circa 1740; 23 15 3/8 in. (39.1 cm.) diameter. Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000. Price realised US$3,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Workers refining the clay, the reverse with underglaze blue 23. Provenance: The Mottahedeh Collection; Sotheby's, New York, 19 October 2000, lot 192. The Leo and Doris Hodroff Collection.  Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part... [Lire la suite]
17 janvier 2019

A rare blue and white coffee-pot and cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 448. A rare blue and white coffee-pot and cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 11 ¾ in. (29.8 cm.) high. Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000. Price realised US$10,625. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. A European hunt depicted around the sides, a vignette of Europa and the Bull above. Provenance: The Mottahedeh Collection; Sotheby's, New York, 19 October 2000, lot 92.The Ionides Collection; Sotheby's, London, 2 July 1963, lot 10. The Leo and Doris Hodroff Collection.  ... [Lire la suite]
17 janvier 2019

A blue and white botanical plate, Qianlong period, circa 1740

Lot 447. A blue and white botanical plate, Qianlong period, circa 1740; 9 in. (22.8 cm.) diameter. Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500. Price realised US$3,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Decorated after botanist Marie-Sybille Merian's notebooks. The Leo and Doris Hodroff Collection.  Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part IV, New York, 17 January 2019
17 janvier 2019

A blue and white 'Pronk arbor' plate, Qianlong period, circa 1738 

Lot 446. A blue and white 'Pronk arbor' plate, Qianlong period, circa 1738; 9 in. (22.8 cm.) diameter. Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000. Price realised US$4,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Finely painted after the design by Cornelis Pronk for the Dutch East India Co. Literature: D.S. Howard, The Choice of the Private Trader, London, 1994, p. 75, no. 56. The Leo and Doris Hodroff Collection.  Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part... [Lire la suite]

17 janvier 2019

A large 'Nanking cargo' blue and white dish, Qianlong period, circa 1750

Lot 333. A large 'Nanking cargo' blue and white dish, Qianlong period, circa 1750; 18 in. (45.7 cm.) diameter. Estimate: US$5,000 - US$8,000. Price realised US$8,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Four large carp swimming amidst water weeds and lotus blooms. The Leo and Doris Hodroff Collection.  Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part IV, New York, 17 January 2019  
17 janvier 2019

A blue and white Swedish market plate, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 338. A blue and white Swedish market plate, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 8 ¾ in. (22.2 cm.) diameter. Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500. Price realised US$6,875. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The center with the armorial water bird device of the Grill family in an inky cobalt blue in the center, the rim finely molded in a floral pattern. The Leo and Doris Hodroff Collection.  Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part IV, New York, 17... [Lire la suite]
17 janvier 2019

A blue and white vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722), circa 1700

Lot 337. A blue and white vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722), circa 1700; 8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm.) high. Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000. Price realised US$6,875. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Bisected by a band of scrollwork and flanked by two flanges. The Leo and Doris Hodroff Collection.  Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part IV, New York, 17 January 2019
17 janvier 2019

A pair of blue and white jugs, Transitional period, 17th century

Lot 335. A pair of blue and white jugs, Transitional period, 17th century; 9 in. (22.8 cm.) high, each. Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000. Price realised US$3,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Each with beak spout, the sides painted with flowering prunus boughs, with upright loop handle. Provenance The Leo and Doris Hodroff Collection.  Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part IV, New York, 17 January 2019