23 janvier 2016

A famille rose 'Huntsman' plate, circa 1740

Lot 101. A famille rose 'Huntsman' plate, circa 1740. Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000. Price Realized $25,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The richly enameled huntsman with a stag lying before him and a hound at either side - 9 in. (23 cm.) diameter Provenance: Acquired from P. Suval, Inc., Virginia, in 2004. THE COLLECTION OF J. JEFFERSON AND ANNE WEILER MILLER  Notes: After Johan Elias Ridinger (1698-1767), the famed German engraver of horses, hounds and hunting scenes. CHRISTIE'S. CHINESE... [Lire la suite]
23 janvier 2016

A rare famille rose ‘Don Quixote’ soup plate, circa 1740

Lot 63. A rare famille rose ‘Don Quixote’ soup plate, circa 1740. Estimate: $15,000-25,000. Price Realized $32,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Richly enameled with the knight on horseback, the barber's basin on his head and the faithful Sancho Panza at his side, two deshabille women peeking out from a tree - 8 7/8 in. (22.4 cm.) diameter Provenance: Christie's, New York, January 1998, lot 38. THE COLLECTION OF J. JEFFERSON AND ANNE WEILER MILLER  Notes: After an engraving by J.... [Lire la suite]
23 janvier 2016

A rare famille rose European couple, circa 1770

Lot 159. A rare famille rose European couple, circa 1770. Estimate: $15,000-25,000. Price Realized $43,750 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each wearing a colorful costume and holding a posy, the gentleman with his arm around the lady - 9 in. (23 cm.) high Provenance: The Collection of Mildred R. and Rafi Y. Mottahedeh; Sotheby's, New York, 19 October 2000, lot 409. Literature: D. Howard and J. Ayers, China for the West: Chinese Porcelain and Other Decorative Arts for Export Illustrated from... [Lire la suite]
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23 janvier 2016

A very large famille rose baluster jar and cover, mid-18th century

Lot 164. A very large famille rose baluster jar and cover, mid-18th century. Estimate $20,000 - $30,000. Price Realized $43,750 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Colorfully enameled with phoenix in a fenced peony garden growing with large, lush blooms, smaller birds hovering or perched bearby amongst magnolia and prunus boughs, all beneath an intricate lappet collar around the shoulders and a large pink lotus bud knop - 34 1/4 in. high Property of the Sowell collection. CHRISTIE'S. CHINESE EXPORT... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2016

Famille Rose Monthly cups, Kangxi marks and period (1662 - 1722) at Rijksmusem, Amsterdam

Famille Rose Monthly cup, Kangxi mark and period (1662 - 1722), porcelain, h 4.7cm × d 6.5cm. AK-RAK-1977-1. Rijksmusem, Amsterdam. Monthly cup belonging to the first month, with prunus and two-line poem, marked on the bottom in underglaze blue Famille Rose Monthly cup, Kangxi mark and period (1662 - 1722), porcelain, h 4.7cm × d 6.5cm. AK-RAK-1977-2. Rijksmusem, Amsterdam. Monthly cup belonging to the second month, with magnolia tree and two-line poem , marked on the bottom in underglaze blue. ... [Lire la suite]
02 janvier 2016

MANDARIN & MENAGERIE: The James E. Sowell Collection, Part III, Chinese porcelain

Over a period of twenty years James Sowell slowly assembled the best collection of Chinese porcelain birds, animals and figures in the country. Not only comprehensive, the Sowell Collection features jewels of top quality in each category it encompasses, from important, large pairs of majestic birds, courtiers and exotic animals to charming and colorful figures of laughing boys and courting couples. The collection resided happily in the Sowells’ Dallas home surrounded by classic English furniture... [Lire la suite]


31 décembre 2015

A fine and rare famille rose porcelain vase with flower und fruit branches, iron-red Xianfeng six-character mark and period

Lot 594. A fine and rare famille rose porcelain vase with flower und fruit branches, iron-red Xianfeng six-character mark and period.  Estimate 12000/18000 €. Lot sold 26.000 €. Photo Nagel. H. 32,2 cm. Small restored chip to one corner of the mouth rim, few tiny glaze frits to body. Property from an old German private collection, the matching vase as a pair from the same family was sold by Nagel, 6.6.2015, Lot 2043.  Nagel Auktionen, "Asian Art",  07/12/2015  
27 décembre 2015

A famille rose punchbowl, circa 1780

Lot 37. A famille rose punchbowl, circa 1780. Estimate $3,000 – $5,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015  The exterior painted with two gilt-edged panels depicting a tiger hunt, reserved on a cell pattern ground, the interior with an iron-red and gilt floral motif - 13 1/2 in. (34.5 cm.) diameter  Christie's. CHINESE EXPORT ART, 21 January 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza
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27 décembre 2015

A set of sixteen octagonal famille rose plates, circa 1780, one Samson, 19th century

Lot 36. A set of sixteen octagonal famille rose plates, circa 1780, one Samson, 19th century. Estimate $4,000 – $6,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 All depicting figures in front of a pavilion with boats in the back, the borders with various birds within scrolling gilt cartouches and flower sprays, comprising ten dinner plate and six soup plates - 8 ¾ in. (22.3 cm.) wide Christie's. CHINESE EXPORT ART, 21 January 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza
27 décembre 2015

A large famille rose punchbowl, circa 1785

Lot 35. A large famille rose punchbowl, circa 1785. Estimate $5,000 – $8,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Brightly enameled and gilt with panels depicting dignitaries, scholars, ladies and attendants at leisure within keyfret-pattern borders, on a blooming flowers and fruits gilt ground, the inside with a flower clump - 15 ¼ in. (38.1 cm.) diameter Christie's. CHINESE EXPORT ART, 21 January 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza
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