26 juillet 2018

A famille verte rouleau vase, late 19th-early 20th century

Lot 235. A famille verte rouleau vase, late 19th-early 20th century; 17 1/2 in. (44.5) cm. high. Estimation : GBP 800 - 1,200. Price Realised: GBP 1000.00. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The vase is decorated in imitation of earlier Kangxi period examples, with phoenixes and large peony blooms below a border enclosing floral sprays encircling the shoulder. The base has an apocryphal Kangxi mark within double circles.  Provenance: From a private English collection. Christie's. The Art of... [Lire la suite]

26 juillet 2018

A famille verte 'Butterfly and Flower' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 233. A famille verte 'Butterfly and Flower' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722). 6 5/8 in. (17 cm.) high. Estimation : GBP 1,500 - 2,500. Price Realised: GBP 5625.00. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The exterior of the vase is decorated in bright enamels with a large butterfly amongst flowers and rocks.  Provenance: English Collection, predominantly assembled in the 1980s and 1990s. Christie's. The Art of China: London Summer Edition, 11-19 july 2018
20 juin 2018

A rare famille verte jar, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 3998. A rare famille verte jar, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722); 8 1/2 in. (21.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000. Price Realized HKD 2,420,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011  Finely enamelled with a pair of pheasants perched on decorative rockwork beside a flowering magnolia tree, peonies and bamboo, amidst numerous birds and insects in flight or perched on branches, all between keyfret around the foot and a band of cartouches enclosing... [Lire la suite]
18 juin 2018

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

Lot 3732. A large famille verte 'Longevity' dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 15 1/2 in. (39.4 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price Realized HKD 437,500. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011   With a slightly recessed centre and wide curving sides, enamelled at the centre with a female Immortal holding a ruyi with her attendant carrying a bundle of scrolls tied with ribbons suspended from a long staff, both standing below iron-red bats in flight and behind a... [Lire la suite]
12 juin 2018

Plat en porcelaine de la Famille Verte Dynastie Qing, époque Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 129. Plat en porcelaine de la Famille Verte Dynastie Qing, époque Kangxi (1662-1722); 38,5 cm, 15 1/8  in. Estimate 600 — 800 EUR. Lot sold 1,750 EUR. Courtesy Sotheby's. peint au centre de fleurs visitées de libellules dans un médaillon à huit pétales, l'aile rythmée de huit cartouches polylobés avec un décor similaire, socle en bois (2). A famille verte 'birds and flowers'dish, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722) Provenance: Eugène Van Herck & Fils,... [Lire la suite]
11 juin 2018

Deux grands plats en porcelaine de la Famille Verte, Dynastie Qing, époque Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 131. Deux grands plats en porcelaine de la Famille Verte, Dynastie Qing, époque Kangxi (1662-1722); 36,1 et 36,4 cm, 14 1/8  and 14 1/4  in. Estimation:  6,000 — 8,000 €. bUnsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. de forme polylobée, le centre décoré de rochers percés d'où émerge un large bouquet de pivoines et de chrysanthèmes autour duquel volettent des papillons et des insectes, l'aile agrémentée de douze cartouches décorés de bouquets et branchages fleuris, la base inscrite d'un... [Lire la suite]

09 juin 2018

Rare jardinière en porcelaine de la famille Verte, Marque et époque Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 173. Rare jardinière en porcelaine de la famille Verte, Marque et époque Kangxi (1662-1722); 24,5 x 44,7 x 44,7 cm, 9 5/8  by 17 5/8  in. Estimation: 15,000 — 20,000 €. Lot Sold 56,250 EUR. Courtesy Sotheby's. de forme octogonale reposant sur huit pieds ruyi, les côtés s'évasant vers un bord aplati, les huit panneaux finement peint d'oiseaux perchés sur des branches et de rameaux fleuris, aux couleurs vives et au rendu naturaliste, les bords décorés de... [Lire la suite]
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]