05 mai 2016

A pair of blue and white bowls, Kangxi six-character marks in underglaze blue within double circles and of the period (1662-1722

Lot 79. A pair of blue and white bowls, Kangxi six-character marks in underglaze blue within double circles and of the period (1662-1722). Estimate £40,000 – £60,000 ($58,240 - $87,360). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Each bowl is decorated to the exterior with six shou characters enclosed within foliate ruyi-shaped cartouches, with a further shou character to the interior with stylised scrolls, below a border of leaves and ruyi heads around the mouth rim.5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm.)... [Lire la suite]

16 avril 2016

Qi Baishi (1864-1957), Mice and candlestick

Lot 83. Qi Baishi (1864-1957), Mice and candlestick. Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper. Inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist, 13 ½ x 40 in.(34 x 102 cm.), framed. Estimate £80,000 – £120,000 ($113,200 - $169,800). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Provenance: From the collection of the late Hans J. Christensen (1922-1985). Christie's. INSPIRED THEMES: A FINE SELECTION OF CHINESE WORKS OF ART, 10 May 2016, London, King Street