24 décembre 2022

Inspirational Colours from the the V.W.S. collection sold at Christie's Paris

When the owners of the current collection invited Daniel Pasgrimaud - who has been described by Daniel Alcouffe, a former Director of the Department of Art at the Louvre Museum, as ‘one of the greatest decorators of our time’ - to decorate their house on the Riviera in 1990, Pasgrimaud took inspiration from a number of the Chinese pieces in the collection. On the one hand, the pale celadon green of Chinese jades informed the colour palette of the grand salon, while the clear tones of Chinese monochrome porcelains provided inspiration... [Lire la suite]

22 novembre 2020

A rare yellow-glazed incised bowl, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 30. A rare yellow-glazed incised bowl, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722); 12cm (4 3/4in) diam. Estimate £ 4,000-6,000. Sold for £ 6,312 (€ 7,061). Photo: Bonhams. Incised around the exterior with four floral medallions interspersed with billowing clouds above a band of upright lappets, all between a double incised line encircling the foot and rim, the interior similarly incised with a central floral medallion, all beneath a pale yellow glaze, save for the base left white. ... [Lire la suite]
15 décembre 2019

A large white-glazed incised bowl, underglaze-blue Jiajing six-character mark within a double circle and of the period

Lot 52. A large white-glazed incised bowl, underglaze-blue Jiajing six-character mark within a double circle and of the period (1522-1566); 11 5/8 in. (29.7 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000. Price realised GBP 16,730. © Christie's Images Ltd 2004 With deep rounded sides rising from a tapering foot to a flaring rim, freely incised with anhua decoration around the exterior with two striding five-clawed dragons chasing flaming pearls amidst cloud scrolls, above... [Lire la suite]
09 novembre 2019

An incised yellow-glazed bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 159. An incised yellow-glazed bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 4 5/8. in. (11.3 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000. Price realised GBP 16,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The well potted bowl is incised to the exterior with four circular, five-petaled flower heads separated by clouds, all above a band of petal lappets. The interior is decorated to the centre with a single flower head. The interior and exterior are covered with a rich... [Lire la suite]
03 septembre 2019

An incised celadon-glazed bowl, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368)

Lot 726. An incised celadon-glazed bowl, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368). Diameter 6 1/4 in., 15.9 cm. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Lot Sold 6,875 USD. © Sotheby's. stoutly potted, the deep rounded sides rising to a gently everted rim, the interior freely carved with a wide frieze comprised of five stylized upright petals, each enclosing foliate scrollwork, all centered by an auspicious four-character mark Jinyumantang within a single-line square, covered overall in a pale bluish-green glaze.... [Lire la suite]
08 janvier 2018

A Fine Early Ming White-Glazed Bowl with Incised and Anhua Decoration, Lianci, Yongle period (1403-1425)

Lot 133. A Fine Early Ming White-Glazed Bowl with Incised and Anhua Decoration, Lianci, Yongle period (1403-1425); 8 3/16in. (20.8cm.) diam. Falk Collection no. 250. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 70,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2001 Finely potted with deep rounded sides incised on the exterior with leafy composite scroll bearing three chrysantheum blossoms alternating with mallow and camellia, below a keyfret border, the interior with anhua decoration... [Lire la suite]

08 janvier 2018

A Fine Early Ming White-Glazed Bowl with Incised and Anhua Decoration, Lianci, Yongle period (1403-1425)

Lot 132. A Fine Early Ming White-Glazed Bowl with Incised and Anhua Decoration, Lianci, Yongle period (1403-1425); 8 1/4in. (21cm.) diam. Falk Collection no. 249. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 110,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2001 Finely potted with deep rounded sides incised on the exterior with a band of slender petals rising from the foot to a band of incised key fret at the rim, the interior decorated in anhua with a central chrysanthemum... [Lire la suite]
26 septembre 2017

A rare incised green-glazed bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

Lot 1227. A rare incised green-glazed bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735), 5 ½ in. (14 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 81,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The exterior is finely incised with a dense, continuous flower meander and covered with a lustrous, bright green glaze that also covers interior.   Property from the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Foundation, New York. ... [Lire la suite]
25 août 2016

An incised aubergine-glazed bowl, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

Lot 911. An incised aubergine-glazed bowl, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722). Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The bowl is incised on the exterior with dense peony scroll above a petal lappet border, and on the interior with a peony blossom roundel, all under a dark aubergine glaze. 5 in. (12.8 cm.) diam. Provenance: Samuel Putnam Avery Sr. (1822-1904) Collection. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York,... [Lire la suite]
25 août 2015

A yellow-glazed incised bowl, Kangxi mark and period

Lot 31. A yellow-glazed incised bowl, Kangxi mark and period. Diameter 4  3/4  in., 12 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot sold 27 500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the deep, rounded sides incised with four stylized flowerheads separated by cloud scrolls and set between a band of petal lappets below and a double line border above, the center of the interior with a similar flowerhead within a double circle, all beneath a glaze of soft egg yolk-yellow color, the base glazed white,... [Lire la suite]