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]

01 juin 2019

A rare pair of famille verte dishes, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 3136. A rare pair of famille verte dishes, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 6 ¾ in. (17.2 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000. Price realised HKD 250,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 Each dish is delicately enamelled with four colourful butterflies hovering above a leafy crab-apple branch spreading from the reverse, over the rim and to the interior. All bases have an encircled six-character apocryphal Chenghua mark. Provenance: Dr. Ip Yee Collection Sold at Sotheby’s Hong Kong, 22 November... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2019

A famille verte ‘figural landscape’ brush pot, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 2937. A famille verte ‘figural landscape’ brush pot, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 6 in. (15.3 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 562,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The brush pot is of cylindrical form with straight sides supported on a flat base with central recess. It is brightly enamelled around the exterior with three large panels, one depicting a garden scene with a man pointing at the sun, one portraying a scholar sitting on a rock, and one... [Lire la suite]
29 mai 2019

A large famille verte 'Six dragon' fish bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 3136. A large famille verte 'Six dragon' fish bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 22 5/8 in. (57.5 cm. diam.). Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000. Price realised HKD 1,062,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.  The underglaze-blue large vessel is finely enamelled and gilt to the exterior with six dragons chasing the flaming pearl amongst clouds and flame scrolls, all above prunus flowers scattered on top of tumultuous waves. The interior is decorated with scattered fish and water... [Lire la suite]
26 mai 2019

A large famille verte 'Buddhist lions' bottle vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 44. A large famille verte 'Buddhist lions' bottle vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 44cm (17 1/4in) high. Estimate £3,000 - 5,000. Sold for £ 20,062 (€ 22,716). © Bonhams 2001-2019 The large pear-shaped bottle raised on a short foot, the tall cylindrical neck with a slightly everted rim, decorated around the globular body with four Buddhist lions playing with a brocaded ball and ribbons, the shoulder with a band of floral scrolls and a ruyi border, the top of the neck with a diaper-pattern band and... [Lire la suite]