15 décembre 2019

A small turquoise-glazed brushpot; and a pair of turquoise-glazed bowls, 18th century

Lot 61. A small turquoise-glazed brushpot; and a pair of turquoise-glazed bowls, 18th century. Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500. Price realised GBP 1,673. © Christie's Images Ltd 2004 The brushpot of cylindrical shape with a recessed base, covered in a semi-translucent turquoise glaze pooling darker around the base, rim slightly fritted, Qianlong (1736-1795), 3 3/8 in. (8.7 cm.) high; the bowls each with rounded sides covered in semi-translucent glossy turquoise glaze thinning to white... [Lire la suite]

15 décembre 2019

A small turquoise-glazed brushpot, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

 Lot 59. A small turquoise-glazed brushpot, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 3¾ in. (9.7 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 800. Price realised GBP 1,314. © Christie's Images Ltd 2004 Of cylindrical shape and carved in openwork with the 'Three Friends of Winter', pine, prunus and bamboo, covered in a semi-translucent turquoise glaze stopping around the base.  Christie's. Chinese Monochrome Porcelain from the Collection of the late E. T. Hall, London, 7 June... [Lire la suite]
15 décembre 2019

A white-glazed slip-decorated brushpot, 18th century

Lot 47. A white-glazed slip-decorated brushpot, 18th century; 5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000. Price realised GBP 2,270. © Christie's Images Ltd 2004 The cylindrical brushpot slip-decorated around the exterior with bamboo and blossoming prunus branches below two birds in flight, the overall composition with painterly quality and the slip well used to simulate lighter and darker tones of the brush stroke, covered overall in an even bluish-white glaze stopping... [Lire la suite]
03 décembre 2019

A fine and very rare famille jaune brushpot, bitong, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 25. A fine and very rare famille jaune brushpot, bitong, Kangxi period (1662-1722); D. 18 cm. Estimate 10,000-15,000 EUR. © Nagel of cylindrical shape, enamelled around the exterior with two panels in green, yellow, pale aubergine and black, one depicting a court scene with scholars, the other with scenes of courtly women and three deities, all reserved on a black background, the underside with a recessed circle, wood stand. Provenance: Christie's London, 09.11.2010, Lot 322 and bought by the present... [Lire la suite]
11 novembre 2019

A famille verte brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 195. A famille verte brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 14 cm, 5½ in. Estimate:  4,000 - 6,000 GBP. Lot sold: 8,125 GBP. Photo Sotheby's boldly painted around the cylindrical body with fluttering butterflies amidst large flowering peonies and asters issuing from rockwork.  Provenance: Sotheby's London, 5th November 2014, lot 261. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 06 Nov 2019
03 octobre 2019

Chinese porcelain dated famille verte brushpot, Kangxi, 1712

Chinese porcelain dated famille verte brushpot, Kangxi, 1712; 7 5/8 inches, 19.3 cm diameter. M4474. Price on application. © Marchant Chinese porcelain dated famille verte brushpot, bitong, painted with a scholar seated in the front of a fishing boat looking up at overhanging rockwork, and seated beside a tiered box with an upright handle and a wine jar, being steered by a fisherman holding the rudder, beneath long branches of overhanging pine, with a mountain range, migrating birds and the... [Lire la suite]

03 août 2019

An intricately carved ivory brushpot, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 3737. An intricately carved ivory brushpot, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 7.9 cm., 3 1/8  in. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot sold 125,000 HKD. © Sotheby's supported on a countersunk base, the cylindrical body rising to a flared rim, the exterior deftly carved with a continuous scene depicting seven sages engaging in various leisurely pursuits in a mountainous landscape set with a short staircase leading to a pavilion behind large craggy rockwork, two... [Lire la suite]
18 mai 2019

A carved and pierced bamboo brushpot, 17th-18th century

Lot 72. A carved and pierced bamboo brushpot, 17th-18th century; 13.3 cm, 5 1/4  in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 43,750 GBP (56,529 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. of cylindrical form rising from three short feet, carved around the exterior in openwork with a continuous scene of a seated lady with her attendant and a boy below a towering gnarled pine tree, accompanied by two attendants and horses, incised signature of Sansong. Provenance: From the estate of the late Leslie Charlotte... [Lire la suite]
03 mai 2019

A carved and moulded yellow-glazed brushpot, bitong, 19th century

Lot 168. A carved and moulded yellow-glazed brushpot, bitong, 19th century; 6 ½ in. (16.5 cm.) wide. Estimate: GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000 (USD 10,424 - USD 15,636). Price realised GBP 85,000. © Christie's Imges Ltd 2019. The exterior is carved with scholars and pavilions in a mountainous river landscape strewn with gnarled pine trees. The interior, exterior and base are covered with a warm yellow glaze. The base is incised with a six-character maker's mark reading Xian YuanChen Guo Zhi... [Lire la suite]
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23 mars 2019

A rare inscribed blue and white brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, dated dingmao year, corresponding to 1687

Lot 512. A rare inscribed blue and white brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, dated dingmao year, corresponding to 1687. Diameter 7 in., 17.6 cm. Estimate US$50,000 — 70,000. Lot sold 62,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. stoutly potted, of cylindrical form inscribed around the exterior in underglaze blue with the preface, Song Meng Dongye Xu (Farewell to Meng Dongye), written by the Tang dynasty scholar official Han Yu, accompanied by an inscription... [Lire la suite]