31 octobre 2016

A large famille verte baluster shaped vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 20. A large famille verte baluster shaped vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000 (USD 18,270 - USD 24,360). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. The vase is decorated around the body with figures and equestrians in tree-lined rocky landscape scenes. The neck is painted with a group of attendants making offerings to an official. The base has an apocryphal Chenghua six-character mark in underglaze blue. 29 ¼ in. (74.3 cm.) high. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]

31 octobre 2016

A famille verte 'dragon' incised bowl, Kangxi six-character mark within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot36. A famille verte 'dragon' incised bowl, Kangxi six-character mark within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722). Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000 (USD 9,744 - USD 14,616). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. The exterior is incised with a pair of dragons, each in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl', over which yellow, green and aubergine enamels are applied to depict floral sprays and butterflies. 5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm) diam. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 8 November... [Lire la suite]
11 septembre 2016

A famille verte brush washer, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1354. A famille verte brush washer, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The shallow, thick-walled vessel is decorated on the interior with a four-clawed green dragon pursuing a flaming pearl amidst flames, and on the exterior with three iron-red fish. An apocryphal Chenghua mark is in the recessed center of the base. 5 ½ in. (14 cm.) diam. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 16 September 2016, New York,... [Lire la suite]
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11 septembre 2016

A famille verte bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1352. A famille verte bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The exterior is decorated on one side with a bird perched on a blossoming crabapple branch, on the reverse with a blue butterfly, and on the bottom of the interior with a rose spray. An apocryphal Chengua mark is on the base. 7 5/8 in. (19.5 cm.) diam. Property from the Estate of Emily A. Wingert Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 16 September 2016, New... [Lire la suite]
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24 août 2016

A famille verte ewer and cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 884. A famille verte ewer and cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate USD 1,200 - USD 1,800 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 One side is decorated with ladies and a scholar in a garden, and the other side with a lady in a cart accompanied by a guard on horseback greeting two soldiers in a rocky landscape, all flanked by the "rattan-wrapped" handle and the curved spout. The cover is decorated with a flower blossom within a key-fret border. 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) high Provenance : Mary... [Lire la suite]
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24 août 2016

A famille verte lobed ewer and a cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 883. A famille verte lobed ewer and a cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate USD 1,500 - USD 2,500 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The body and spout are molded in imitation of bamboo and decorated with flowering branches and butterflies, beneath the tall handle decorated in imitation of green spotted bamboo. 6 ¾ in. (17.2 cm.) high Provenance : Mary Clark Thompson (1835-1923) Collection. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1923. ... [Lire la suite]
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24 août 2016

A large famille verte ovoid vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 881. A large famille verte ovoid vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The sides are decorated with shaped panels enclosing ladies, children and cats in garden settings, between two registers of smaller panels of 'antiques', all reserved on a stippled ground painted with butterflies and composite floral blossoms. The neck is decorated with two panels of flower groups on a diaper ground. 17 7/8 in. (45.4 cm.) high Provenance : Ralph M. Chait, no. 7010... [Lire la suite]
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24 août 2016

A large famille verte dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 880. A large famille verte dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The interior is decorated with two ladies standing in a garden amidst blossoming prunus, willow and plantain enclosed by a border of peony and shaped panels containing butterflies and katydids all on a diaper grand. The reverse with four flowering branches below a further decorative border. 14 7/8 in. (37.6 cm.) diam. Provenance : John D. Rockefeller Jr. (1874-1960) Collection.The... [Lire la suite]
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24 août 2016

A pair of famille verte beaker vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

    Lot 879. A pair of famille verte beaker vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Both vases are decorated with two registers of petal-shaped panels containing flowering branches amidst rock formations and butterflies or groups of antiques, all surrounded by butterflies and flowering branches on a stippled green ground. The base is inscribed with a double circle in underglaze blue.18 7/8 in. (47.9 cm.) high, wood stands Provenance : Parish-Watson... [Lire la suite]
24 août 2016

A famille verte biscuit figure of a daoist immortal, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

    Lot 878. A famille verte biscuit figure of a daoist immortal, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The immortal is shown seated holding a ruyi scepter, and wearing a yellow-glazed robe decorated with scrolling clouds and five-clawed dragons chasing flaming pearls, worn over a green-glazed robe decorated with cranes and peaches. Together with a famille verte biscuit-glazed model of a throne, Kangxi period (1662-1722),... [Lire la suite]