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]
17 mars 2019

An extraordinary, fine and large inscribed famille-verte brushpot, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)

Lot 328. An extraordinary, fine and large inscribed famille-verte brushpot, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722). Diameter 7 1/4 in., 18.4 cm. Estimate: US$80,000 - US$120,000. Lot Sold 572,000 US$. Courtesy Sotheby's.  the cylindrical form superbly enameled with a literati scene depicting a Tang dynasty poet-scholar leaning against the railing from the upper terrace of an elegant pavilion, gazing thoughtfully up at a full moon emerging from colorful cloud wisps, with two young attendants standing... [Lire la suite]
07 février 2019

A blue and white brushpot with figures, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 2786. A blue and white brushpot with figures, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 19 cm., 7 1/2 in. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 HKD. Lot Sold 312,500 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's 2010. sturdily potted with tall straight sides and a small countersunk circle at its base, the exterior decorated with two panels, one depicting an indoor scene with an official in his formal attire, joined by an attendant and two other men, the other panel painted with two scholars in a mountainous... [Lire la suite]

17 janvier 2019

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

Lot 330. A blue and white brushpot, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) diameter. Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000. Price realised US$20,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Of cylindrical form, painted with scholars in landscapes, a fretwork band at the rim. The Leo and Doris Hodroff Collection. Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part IV, New York, 17 January 2019
19 décembre 2018

A powder-blue and gilt-decorated brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 465. A powder-blue and gilt-decorated brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 18 cm, 7 1/8  in. Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000. Lot Sold: £23,750. © Sotheby's the slightly waisted cylindrical body gilt decorated around the exterior with 'One Hundred Antiques' reserved on a rich powder-blue ground. Provenance: Hotel Drouot, Paris, 15th November 1978, lot 1771. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Chinese Art, London, 10 November 2017
04 octobre 2018

A rare inscribed black lacquered ivory brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 3424. A rare inscribed black lacquered ivory brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 13.2 cm, 5 1/4  in. Estimate: 1,200,000-1,500,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,500,000 HKD (191,340 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. of cylindrical form resting on a countersunk base, the exterior lacquered black and reverse-decorated with a continuous scene depicting an idyllic landscape situated amongst towering mountains and villagers engaging in various activities, including one riding a donkey, one looking up at the... [Lire la suite]
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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