23 août 2018

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

Lot 326. A blue and white brushpot, bitong, Kangxi period (1662-1722);  7 in. (18 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 14,400. © Christie's Images Ltd 2007.  Painted in rich tones of underglaze blue with figures in a continuous river landscape, with a scholar and his attendant carrying a qin on one side where a flock of ducks can be seen in flight, and also with a fisherman seated in one of two sampans moored at the rocky shore, all below a... [Lire la suite]
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23 août 2018

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

Lot 324. A blue and white brushpot, bitong, Kangxi period (1662-1722);  7/8 in. (20 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 28,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 31,200. © Christie's Images Ltd 2007.  Well painted on one side with a scene from Ode to the Red Cliff, depicting scholars on a boat seated at a low table set with wine cups beneath a canopy, the figure in the bow pointing to the pine tree growing from the cliff, with a lengthy dated poetic inscription and two seals on the reverse,... [Lire la suite]
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02 juillet 2018

A yellow carved imitation bamboo brushpot, Incised seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 2003. A yellow carved imitation bamboo brushpot, Incised seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850); 11.8 cm., 4 5/8 in. Estimate 100,000-150,000 HKD (9,641 — 14,461 EUR). Lot Sold 620,000 HKD (59,772 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. well potted with cylindrical sides rising from a slightly recessed base, the exterior meticulously carved in relief with an old man in a loose-fitted robe, riding on a donkey, followed by an attendant carrying a branch of plum blossoms, all in a craggy... [Lire la suite]
16 mars 2018

A celadon-glazed brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 316. A celadon-glazed brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Diameter 7 1/4  in., 18.4 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Lot sold 52,500 USD. © Sotheby's of cylindrical form, the exterior deftly incised with three sinuous chilong roaming a ground of profuse foliage issuing from scrolling lingzhi stems, a narrow chevron border beneath the rim, covered overall in a green glaze pooling in the recesses, the interior white, the base partially unglazed and with a... [Lire la suite]
29 janvier 2018

A rare 'faux-bois' and marbled brushpot, Qing dynasty

Lot 260. A rare 'faux-bois' and marbled brushpot, Qing dynasty; 16cm., 6 1/4 in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 6,250 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2009. of slightly waisted cylindrical form, decorated around the exterior with three calligraphic inscriptions reserved on a broad marbled band, all within faux-bois bands to the bottom and top continuing over the rim into the interior. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, London, 04 Nov 2009
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11 janvier 2018

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

Lot 51. A famille verte brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 13.6cm., 5 3/8 in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 18,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's 2007 brightly enamelled around the cylindrical body with two large blue-bordered mihrab arch panels enclosing antiques, all reserved on a dense floret-diaper ground with two sinuous writhing chilong emerging from behind the panels, the interior glazed white.  Provenance: Sotheby;s London, 3rd June 1984, lot... [Lire la suite]

02 janvier 2018

A fine and rare faux-bois grisaille-decorated brushpot, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 207. A fine and rare faux-bois grisaille-decorated brushpot, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 18.3 cm., 7 1/4 in. Estimate 6,000,000 — 9,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 20,840,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. of slightly waisted cylindrical form, finely painted in grisaille on the exterior in a wide band resembling a handscroll with schollars in a landscape, one seated at his painting table inside a house nestled in a grove of trees, two others walking towards a rocky promontory, a fourth... [Lire la suite]
28 décembre 2017

An important pale celadon jade brushpot, bitong, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 251. An important pale celadon jade brushpot, bitong, Qing dynasty, 18th century; height 6 3/4 in., 17.1 cm diameter 6 in., 15.2 cm. Est. 300,000—400,000 USD. Lot sold 662,500 USD to an Asian Private. Photo: Sotheby's. of cylindrical shape and resting on five delicate bracket feet, the body subtly and skillfully carved around the exterior with an immortal in a windswept stance accompanied by three attendants, the group crossing a river and traversing craggy mountain paths, the immortal carrying a large... [Lire la suite]
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19 décembre 2017

A polychrome decorated porcelain brushpot depicting the wedding march of Zhong Kui's sister, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 200. A polychrome decorated porcelain brushpot depicting the wedding march of Zhong Kui's sister, Yongzheng period (1723-1735). H. 14,4 cm. Estimate 3.000/5.000 €. Lot sold 2.800 €. Courtesy Nagel  Very minor wear to enamels. Provenance: Property from a German private collection, assembled in the late 1960s. Nagel. "Asiatische Kunst - Salzburg", 06.12.2017
12 décembre 2017

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

Lot 329. A famille-verte brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 13.5 cm, 5 3/8  in. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 HKD. Lot sold 250,000 HKD (26,870 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's of cylindrical form, the exterior painted with two rectangular panels, one enclosing two ladies looking at roosters fighting in a garden landscape, the other with a riverside landscape, wood stand. Provenance: Collection of T.Y. Chao (1912-1999), and thence by descent in the family. Sotheby's. Chinese... [Lire la suite]