24 décembre 2018

A blue and white 'Floral' meiping, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1025. A blue and white 'Floral' meiping, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 6 3/4  in., 17.2 cm. Estimate $3,000 - $5,000. Sold: $2,250. © Sotheby's with high rounded shoulders rising to a short waisted neck, the body painted with dense scrolling lotus between lappet bands. Provenance: Chait Galleries, New York.Collection of Benno Schmidt, Sr., and thence by descent. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art, New York, 18 March 2017

24 décembre 2018

A blue and white molded dish, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1024. A blue and white molded dish, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Diameter 8 1/8  in., 20.6 cm. Estimate $3,000 - $5,000. Sold: $1,875. © Sotheby's the cavetto molded with lobed and arched reserves below a scalloped rim, a central roundel painted to the interior with a scene of Cui Yingying and her attendant Hong Niang from the Romance of the Western Chamber, the base with an apocryphal six-character Chenghua mark. Provenance: Chait Galleries, New... [Lire la suite]
24 décembre 2018

A blue and white baluster vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1023. A blue and white baluster vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 7 1/2  in., 19 cm. Estimate $3,000 - $5,000. Sold: $13,750. © Sotheby's the tapered ovoid body rising from a splayed foot to an everted rim, painted in shades of blue with a scene from the Romance of the Western Chamber, the base inscribed with an apocryphal six-character Chenghua mark. Provenance: Chait Galleries, New York.Collection of Benno Schmidt, Sr., and thence by descent. ... [Lire la suite]
24 décembre 2018

A blue and white 'Hydrangea' bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1022. A blue and white 'Hydrangea' bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Diameter 6 1/4  in., 15.9 cm. Estimate $3,000 - $5,000. Sold: $9,375 . © Sotheby's well potted with steep sides, finely painted with blossoms on the exterior linked by scrolling leafy stems above a ruyi border, the interior mouth rim with the blooms in alternating views and the central roundel enclosing a single flowerhead, the base inscribed with an apocryphal six-character Chenghua... [Lire la suite]
24 décembre 2018

A blue and white 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1020. A blue and white 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Diameter 8 3/4  in., 22.2 cm. Estimate $3,000 - $5,000. Sold: $2,125. © Sotheby's with steep conical sides flaring at the rim, freely painted with a writhing dragon and phoenix pursuing 'flaming pearls' to the exterior and upper half of the interior wall, centered by a roundel depicting a peak rising above turbulent waves under a moon in mist, the base inscribed with an apocryphal six-character Chenghua... [Lire la suite]
24 décembre 2018

Two blue and white bowls, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1019. Two blue and white bowls, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Diameter of larger 9 in., 22.9 cm. Estimate $5,000 - $7,000. Sold: $5,625. © Sotheby's each of conical form, the straight walls rising to a flared rim, the first painted with squirrels and grapes, the second painted with the 'three friends of winter,' each inscribed with apocryphal six-character Chenghua marks (2). Provenance: Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Hoover (1874-1964), and thence by... [Lire la suite]

24 décembre 2018

A blue and white bottle vase for the Indian market, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1018. A blue and white bottle vase for the Indian market, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 9 3/8  in., 23.8 cm. Estimate $2,000 - $3,000. Sold: $3,250. © Sotheby's the globular body with a flaring neck rising from a horizontal disc-form flange, painted in bright blue tones with floral sprigs within scalloped cartouches, the base of the neck encircled with a dense ring of lappets. Provenance: Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York.Collection of Benno Schmidt, Sr., and... [Lire la suite]
24 décembre 2018

Two blue and white bottle vases, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1016. Two blue and white bottle vases, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height of taller 8 7/8  in., 22.5 cm. Estimate $5,000 - $7,000. Sold: $3,250. © Sotheby's each of globular form with tall, slender necks flaring slightly at the rim, painted in vibrant blue with flowers and rockwork in shaped reserves against a ground of the 'Hundred Antiques' motif (2). Provenance: Chait Galleries, New York.Collection of Benno Schmidt, Sr., and thence by descent. Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
24 décembre 2018

A blue and white censer, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1015. A blue and white censer, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Diameter 9 1/2  in., 24.1 cm. Estimate $3,000 - $5,000. Sold: $3,750. © Sotheby's of bombé form, painted on the exterior with a continuous landscape along a mountain lake, with three figures venturing towards the edge of the bank while a fourth fishes from a boat, all within line borders, cloud motifs encircling the everted neck. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art, New York, 18 March 2017
23 décembre 2018

A blue and white 'pomegranate' bowl, Xuantong seal mark and period (1909-1911)

Lot 1008. A blue and white 'pomegranate' bowl, Xuantong seal mark and period (1909-1911). Diameter 4 1/2  in., 11.4 cm. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000. Sold: $6,000. © Sotheby's well potted with a gently everted rim, painted around the exterior with four pomegranate flowers and buds wreathed in foliate scrolls, between single and double lines encircling the foot and rim, the base with a six-character mark. Provenance: C.C. Teng & Co. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art, New York, 18... [Lire la suite]