27 avril 2020

A carved yellow-glazed brushpot, Qing dynasty, Early–mid 19th century

Lot 162. A carved yellow-glazed brushpot, Qing dynasty, Early–mid 19th century; 14.7cm, 5 3/4 in. Estimate 12,000 — 18,000 GBP. Lot sold 15,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's well potted, the cylindrical sides rising from a recessed base, intricately carved in high and low relief with prunus branches and bamboo, the exterior and rims all covered with a caramel-yellow glaze, the rims densely packed with dots imitating a cut-section of bamboo, the interior and base... [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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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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31 mars 2020

A carved cylindrical zitan brushpot, Qing Dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3328. A carved cylindrical zitan brushpot, Qing Dynasty, 18th century; 15 cm., 6 in. Estimate 150,000 — 250,000 HKD. Lot Sold 400,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of foliate-lobed shape, finely carved in low relief with a branch of prunus blossom and magnolia flowers on leafy branches, the wood of dark brown patina. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 08 april 2011
31 mars 2020

A very large huanghuali brushpot, Qing Dynasty, 17th-18th century

Lot 3319. A very large huanghuali brushpot, Qing Dynasty, 17th-18th century; diameter 28 cm., 11 in. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 HKD. Lot Sold 524,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. carved from a single section of tree trunk of wide cylindrical form, the wood of rich reddish-brown color with characteristics 'fur' markings, wood stand. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 08 april 2011
31 mars 2020

A white jade brushpot with scholars in landscape, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3217. A white jade brushpot with scholars in landscape, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 14 cm., 5 1/2 in. Estimate 4,000,000 — 6,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 12,980,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of cylindrical form the exterior meticulously carved in relief with a continuous landscape of scholar seated in a pavilion admiring the mandarin ducks in the pond, while two attendants on the other bank hold floral sprigs, the reverse with an immortal and his attendant strolling in the... [Lire la suite]

20 mars 2020

A finely carved imperial ivory brushpot, bitong, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 2902. A finely carved imperial ivory brushpot, bitong, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 700,000. Price Realized HKD 920,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The thick cylindrical walls superbly carved in different levels of relief with a continuous scene depicting the Emperor standing beside a pond before a terraced pavilion flanked by attendants bearing boxes, drinks and parasols overlooking a 'lily picking' party with groups... [Lire la suite]
05 mars 2020

A yellow-glazed carved cylindrical brushpot, 19th Century

Lot 61. A yellow-glazed carved cylindrical brushpot, 19th Century; 5 in. (14.7 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000. Price realised GBP 2,868. © Christie's Images Ltd 2002 Finely carved around the exterior with five monkeys playing around on rocks among pine trees apparently trying to reach a seal hanging from a branch, all under a pale yellow glaze, the eyes picked out in black, the base with an impressed seal mark, Li Licheng zuo, wood stand. ... [Lire la suite]
05 mars 2020

A lime-green-glazed carved cylindrical brushpot, 19th Century

Lot 60. A lime-green-glazed carved cylindrical brushpot, 19th Century; 11½ in. (29 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000. Price realised GBP 3,226. © Christie's Images Ltd 2002 Finely carved around the exterior with animals symbolic of longevity, cranes and deer, standing and perched among pine, bamboo and flowers, all under a pale lime-green glaze, the eyes picked out in black, the base with an impressed seal mark, Li Yucheng zuo, two small chips. Provenance: Michael... [Lire la suite]
05 mars 2020

A lime-green-glazed carved cylindrical brushpot, 19th Century

Lot 59. A lime-green-glazed carved cylindrical brushpot, 19th Century; 5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000. Price realised GBP 3,824. © Christie's Images Ltd 2002 Finely carved around the exterior with the Eight Horses of Muwang gambolling below trees, all under an even pale lime-green glaze, the eyes picked out in black, the base with an impressed seal mark, Li Yucheng zuo, small chip, wood stand. Provenance: Michael Kaynes-Klitz Collection. ... [Lire la suite]