09 janvier 2024

Qing dynasty Monochrome sold at Sotheby's Paris, 21 December 2023

Lot 109. Property from a Swiss Private Collection. A yellow-glazed incised 'dragon' dish, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722). Diameter 17 cm. Lot Sold 6,985 EUR (Estimate 3,000 - 5,000 EUR). © Sotheby's 2023 the base with a six-character reign mark within a double circle in underglaze blue. Note: Compare a similar pair of dishes from the Sir Percival David Collection, illustrated in Rosemary Scott, Illustrated Catalogue of Ming and Qing Monochrome Wares in the Percival David... [Lire la suite]

18 octobre 2023

A famille-verte 'month' cup, Mark and period of Kangxi

Lot 3614. Property from the Zhuyuetang Collection. A famille-verte 'month' cup, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); d. 6.5 cm. Lot Sold 1,016,000 HKD (Estimate 500,000 - 800,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2023  Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 29th October 1991, lot 224 (one of two). Note: Month cups depicting seasonal flowers in famille-verte accompanied by pertinent two-line poems represent a classic design of the Kangxi period. Very delicately potted, these... [Lire la suite]
18 octobre 2023

A fine white-glazed anhua-decorated 'dragon' cup, Mark and period of Kangxi

Lot 3611. A fine white-glazed anhua-decorated 'dragon' cup, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); d. 6.5 cm. Lot Sold 825,000 HKD (Estimate 600,000 - 800,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2023  Provenance: Collection of the Hall family, coll. no. 234.Sotheby's Hong Kong, 2nd May 2000, lot 521. Note: Although very thinly potted white porcelain cups with engraved hidden  anhua  decoration of dragons were found on Ming monochromes, it was not until the Kangxi period that... [Lire la suite]
18 octobre 2023

A rare pair of polychrome enameled ruby-back wine cups, Marks and period of Kangxi

Lot 3603. A rare pair of polychrome enameled ruby-back wine cups, Marks and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); d. 9.8 and 9.9 cm. Lot Sold 3,048,000 HKD (Estimate 3,000,000 - 4,000,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2023 rouge-red exterior and pastel melon-and-fruit pattern horseshoe cups on the inside, "Made in the Kangxi Year of the Qing Dynasty". Provenance: Sydney L. Moss, London, 1937 (£13.10).Collection of Raymond FA Riesco (1877-1964), coll. no. 280, acquired in 1937. Literature: Riesco... [Lire la suite]
10 octobre 2023

Kangxi Monochrome from the Leshantang Collection sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 8 October 2023

Kangxi Monochrome from the Leshantang Collection sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 8 October 2023. © Sotheby's 2023 Lot 109. The Leshantang Collection. A peachbloom-glazed seal paste box and cover, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 7.2 cm. Lot Sold 1,397,000 HKD (Estimate 700,000 - 900,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2023 the small round box covered with an attractive mottled peachbloom glaze with flecks of moss-green, the interior and recessed base glazed white, the latter... [Lire la suite]
25 avril 2023

MARCHANT — Kangxi porcelains sold at Sotheby's New York, 22 March 2023

Lot 573. A large famille-verte 'Water Margin' dish, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Diameter 37.1 cm. Lot Sold 19,050 USD (Estimate 8,000 - 12,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2023 the base with an Artemisia leaf in underglaze blue within a double circle. Provenance: Collection of Dr. Günter Schäper (1930-2014) Note: A nearly identical dish, from the Salting bequest, is in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London (accession no. C.1221-1910). Lot 574. A pair of finely... [Lire la suite]

10 avril 2023

Kangxi blue and white porcelain from a New York Private Collection sold at Sotheby's New York, 22 March 2023

Lot 501. A blue and white 'floral' bowl, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722). Diameter 12.8 cm. Lot Sold 21,590 USD (Estimate 5,000 - 7,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2023 the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle. Provenance: Christie's New York, 30th May 1991, lot 323.New York Private Collection, and thence by descent. Lot 504. A blue and white 'figural' vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 24.2 cm. Lot Sold... [Lire la suite]
29 janvier 2023

Kangxi period polychrome porcelain sold at Sotheby's, CHINA / 5000 Years, Hong Kong, 25 November 2022

Lot 318. An inscribed famille-verte brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); h. 12.4 cm. Lot sold: 75,600 HKD (Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 HKD). © 2023 Sotheby's the inscribed poem may be translated as follows, Do you not realise the peaches of the Queen Mother of the West take a thousand years to ripen, For the time being let us amuse ourselves like Liu Lang.題詩: 未知王母千年熟 且共劉郎一咲同 Property from the Alleyne Collection. Provenance: Spink & Son Ltd, London, 1978. Lot... [Lire la suite]
16 janvier 2023

Kangxi Blue and white porcelain sold at Sotheby's CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 25 November 2022

Lot 301. A fine pair of blue and white 'trigram' bowls, Marks and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); each d. 12.2 cm, wood stands. Lot sold: 882,000 HKD (Estimate: 100,000 - 150,000 HKD). © 2022 Sotheby's. Property from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection. Provenance: Acquired from Gordon Lang, 2005 (by repute). Lot 302. A blue and white 'dragon' bowl, Marks and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); d. 14.1 cm, wood stand. Lot sold:... [Lire la suite]
15 janvier 2023

Kangxi porcelain sold at Sotheby's, Monochrome, London, 2 November 2022

  Lot 236. A wucai 'month' cup, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); Height 5.3 cm, 2¼ in. Lot sold: 63,000 GBP (Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 GBP). © 2022 Sotheby's. the base with a six-character reign mark in underglaze blue. Provenance: Collection of Carl Gustav Kjellin (1910-1990), acquired in Shanghai in the 1940s. Note: Month cups depicting seasonal flowers accompanied by pertinent two-line poems represent a classic design of the Kangxi period (r.... [Lire la suite]