11 novembre 2019

A famille verte brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 195. A famille verte brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 14 cm, 5½ in. Estimate:  4,000 - 6,000 GBP. Lot sold: 8,125 GBP. Photo Sotheby's boldly painted around the cylindrical body with fluttering butterflies amidst large flowering peonies and asters issuing from rockwork.  Provenance: Sotheby's London, 5th November 2014, lot 261. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 06 Nov 2019

08 novembre 2019

A pair of famille verte 'month' cups, Qianlong six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 176. A pair of famille verte 'month' cups, Qianlong six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 20,000. Price realised GBP 43,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Each cup is finely enamelled to the deep flaring sides with clusters of narcissi growing beside blue ornamental rocks and roses, emblematic of the eleventh month of the calendar year. Provenance: A private Asian collectionChristie's Hong Kong, 28... [Lire la suite]
12 octobre 2019

A famille verte blue-glazed gilt-decorated rouleau vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 235. A famille verte blue-glazed gilt-decorated rouleau vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 17 ½ in. (43.8 cm.) high.  Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000). Price realised HKD 250,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 Provenance: The Henry M. Knight Collection (by label). Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including the Quek Kiok Lee Collection, Hong Kong, 9 October 2019
03 octobre 2019

Chinese porcelain dated famille verte brushpot, Kangxi, 1712

Chinese porcelain dated famille verte brushpot, Kangxi, 1712; 7 5/8 inches, 19.3 cm diameter. M4474. Price on application. © Marchant Chinese porcelain dated famille verte brushpot, bitong, painted with a scholar seated in the front of a fishing boat looking up at overhanging rockwork, and seated beside a tiered box with an upright handle and a wine jar, being steered by a fisherman holding the rudder, beneath long branches of overhanging pine, with a mountain range, migrating birds and the... [Lire la suite]
24 août 2019

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

Lot 617. A rare famille verte ewer, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 6¾ in. (17.1 cm.) long. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 22,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. Modeled as a mythical beast standing on all fours with a short, curved spout issuing from behind its open jaws bordered by molded curls, beneath pricked ears and a short horn, with painted red spirals and green-glazed molded scrolls decorated with dragons on the body, the chest ribbed and the tail hollowed and open at the tip. ... [Lire la suite]
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12 août 2019

A rare large famille verte jar and cover, 17th century

Lot 1390. A rare large famille verte jar and cover, 17th century; 23 7/8 in. (60.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 18,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 30,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. Of high-shouldered form decorated with four lobed reserves of boys holding large leafy floral sprays reserved on a diaper ground and joined by ruyi heads, the design interspersed with further reserves of floral sprays beneath a border of floral scroll and between bands of stylized lappets along the neck and slightly... [Lire la suite]
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22 juillet 2019

A famille verte 'phoenix tail' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 857. A famille verte 'phoenix tail' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 17 7/8 in. (45.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014  The trumpet-shaped neck is decorated with a fenced garden scene showing a qilin and a phoenix beside branches of peonies, above further mythical beasts including a dragon, aqilin and a winged deer on the body.  Provenance: Alfred E. Guntermann (1943-2013) Collection.  ... [Lire la suite]
22 juillet 2019

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

Lot 855. A finely decorated famille verte bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 6¾ in. (17 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 13,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014  The deep sides are finely decorated with two scenes from the Yuan dynasty novel, Xixiangji ('Romance of the Western Chamber'), above a band of iron-red peony scroll that encircles the foot. An apocryphal Chenghua mark is on the base.  Provenance: Alfred E. Guntermann (1943-2013) Collection.  ... [Lire la suite]
22 juillet 2019

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

Lot 850. A famille verte faceted vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 19½ in. (49.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 4,000. Price realised USD 21,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 Each tapering side is decorated with scenes of birds and flowers representing the four seasons, all below floral sprays on the shoulder and neck..  Provenance: Alfred E. Guntermann (1943-2013) Collection. Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 18 – 19 September 2014, New York, Rockefeller Plaza
18 juin 2019

A set of famille verte and biscuit figures of the Eight Immortals, 19th century

Lot 82. A set of famille verte and biscuit figures of the Eight Immortals, 19th century. The largest 30cm high. Sold for £ 31,250 (€ 35,030). © Bonhams Depicting the eight Daoist Immortals, Li Tie Guai, Zhongli Quan, Lan Cai He, Zhang Guo Lao, He Xian Gu, Lü Dong Bin, Han Xiang Zi and Cao Guojiu, each holding their attribute, standing on rectangular pierced bases with diaper pattern, wearing robes with floral ornament. Provenance: Dr Leonard Gow and thence by descent. Exhibited: Glasgow Art Galleries and... [Lire la suite]