16 mai 2018

A famille verte 'Scholar and Crane' cup, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue in a double circle and of the period

Lot 248. A famille verte 'Scholar and Crane' cup, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue in a double circle and of the period (1662-1722); 3 ½ in. (9 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000. Price realised GBP 93,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  The cup is delicately enamelled to the exterior with a scholar leaning on a gnarled spreading pine tree, accompanied by a crane and and two boy attendants, one holding a double gourd and the other holding a peach, all amongst a flower... [Lire la suite]

11 mai 2018

A group of four famille verte biscuit square dishes, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 979. A group of four famille verte biscuit square dishes, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 5 ¼ in. (13.3 cm.) square, the largest. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 32,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  The larger decorated on the interior with water plants and with a four-character mark on the base, the smaller three with flowering plants on a yellow ground. Provenance: Larger: C.T. Loo & Co., New York, 9 March 1949.John D. Rockefeller, Jr., New York,... [Lire la suite]
05 mai 2018

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

Lot 16. 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 30,000 - GBP 50,000 (USD 40,740 - USD 67,900). Price realised GBP 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Each potted with deep flaring sides, the cups are painted in underglaze-blue and enamels with clusters of narcissi growing beside blue ornamental rocks and roses, emblematic of the eleventh month of the calendar year.  ... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2018

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

Lot 2193. A famille verte brush pot, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000. Price realised HKD 125,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2012 Of cylindrical form, the brush pot is enamelled with two seated scholars engaged in a conversation beneath a pine tree amidst an array of scholar's objects, including paper, brush, ink stone, and water pot, Japanese wood box. Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 28... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2018

A very rare famille verte 'Lotus' month cup, Kangxi six-character mark within double circles and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 2257. A very rare famille verte 'Lotus' month cup, Kangxi six-character mark within double circles and of the period (1662-1722); 2 1/2 in. (6.5 cm.) diam. Estimate 400,000 - HKD 600,000 USD. Lot sold 2,670,000USD. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013  The cup is delicately potted with flaring sides, with the exterior painted and enamelled representing the sixth month with two mandarin ducks swimming in a lotus pond with a kingfisher in flight overhead. The reverse has an inscription which... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2018

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

Lot 2114. A fine famille verte 'dragon' incised bowl, Kangxi six-character mark within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722); 5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm) diam. Estimate HKD 1,000,000 - HKD 1,500,000. Price realised HKD 4,230,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013  The rounded sides of the bowl rise to a strongly flared rim. The exterior is incised with a pair of dragons, each in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' over which a cream glaze has been applied. The exterior is further decorated over the... [Lire la suite]

13 février 2018

A famille verte 'Apricot Blossom' 'Month' cup, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 1224. A famille verte 'Apricot Blossom' 'Month' cup, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze-blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722); 2 in. (4.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 106,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  The cup is delicately enameled on one side of the exterior with a flowering prunus tree, narcissus and bamboo growing from a rocky outcrop, and the reverse with a ten-character poetic inscription referring to the scene,... [Lire la suite]
29 janvier 2018

Two famille verte dishes, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722) from the Collection of Sir John Hussey-Delaval, Lord Delaval

Lot 405. A large famille verte dish, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 51cm., 20 1/8 in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP. Lot sold 80,450 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2009. elaborately painted to the interior with ladies on horseback in a fenced garden with pine trees and prunus, with three officials watching from a balcony. Provenance: Sir John Hussey-Delaval, Lord Delaval (1728-1808), thence by descent. Lot... [Lire la suite]
20 janvier 2018

A large famille verte dish, Kangxi period (1735-96)

Lot 16. A large famille verte dish, Kangxi period (1735-96); 15 ¼ in. (38.7 cm.) diameter. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 43,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Vividly enameled with a ferocious battle scene, the reverse with underglaze blue artemesia leaf within double circle. Provenance: Chait Galleries, New York.Chinese Porcelain Co., New York..Property of the Robert A. Landau Collection. Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring 100 lots from Marchant, est... [Lire la suite]
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11 janvier 2018

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

Lot 51. A famille verte brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 13.6cm., 5 3/8 in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 18,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's 2007 brightly enamelled around the cylindrical body with two large blue-bordered mihrab arch panels enclosing antiques, all reserved on a dense floret-diaper ground with two sinuous writhing chilong emerging from behind the panels, the interior glazed white.  Provenance: Sotheby;s London, 3rd June 1984, lot... [Lire la suite]