23 juin 2022

Kangxi Porcelain sold at Sotheby's Paris, 16 June 2022

Lot 18. An exceptionally large famille-verte 'Lintong dou bao' charger, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 55.5 cm, 21 7/8 in. Lot sold: 163,800 EUR (Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 EUR). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from a European private collection. Provenance: Sotheby's London, 12th June 2003, lot 222; Christie’s, London, 7th November 2006, lot 189; Galerie 41, Monaco, 31st March 2007. Note: This awe-inspiring charger, superbly painted with vivid enamels of... [Lire la suite]

03 mai 2022

A yellow-ground green-enamelled 'dragon' bowl, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 3506. A yellow-ground green-enamelled 'dragon' bowl, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 10.3 cm. Lot sold  428,400 HKD (Estimate : 200,000 - 300,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: Collection of Henry Mazot (1882-1956). Note:  The pair to this bowl was included in the exhibition Qing Porcelain from Three Private Collections, S. Marchant & Son, London, 2019, cat. no. 8. A similar pair of bowls from the Edward T. Chow collection was sold in these rooms, 25th November... [Lire la suite]
23 avril 2022

Kangxi porcelains sold at Sotheby's, Important Chinese Art, New York, 23 March 2022

Lot 256. A rare doucai 'birthday' dish, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722). Diameter 8¼ in., 21.1 cm. Lot sold: 81,900 USD (Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue inscribed in three columns within a double circle. Note: Vibrantly painted in the doucai palette, the motifs adorning this dish brim with auspicious meaning indicating it was clearly intended as a birthday gift. During his... [Lire la suite]
12 mars 2022

A famille-verte 'birthday' dish, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

  Lot 20. A famille-verte 'birthday' dish, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722). Diameter 9⅞ in., 25.1 cm. Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD. Lot sold: Lot sold: 107,100 USD. © Sothebys.  the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle. Provenance: Christie's London, 4th May 1970, lot 105. Collection of Dr Wou Kiuan (1910-1997). Wou Lien-Pai Museum, 1968-present, coll. no. Q.3.21. Literature: Rose Kerr et... [Lire la suite]
17 décembre 2021

A rare blue-ground copper-red 'dragon' bowl, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 410. A rare blue-ground copper-red 'dragon' bowl, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 15.8 cm. Lot sold: 604,800 HKD (Estimate: 60,000 - 80,000 HKD). (C) 2021 Sotheby's Property from an old Hong Kong family collection. Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 23rd May 1978, lot 96. Note: A pair of similar bowls in the T.Y. Chao Family Foundation collection was exhibited and illustrated in Julian Thompson, Ming And Ch'ing Porcelain From The Collection Of The T.Y. Chao Family... [Lire la suite]
17 décembre 2021

An Underglaze Blue And Yellow Enamelled ‘Dragon’ Bowl, Mark And Period Of Kangxi

Lot 3587. An Underglaze Blue And Yellow Enamelled ‘Dragon’ Bowl, Mark And Period Of Kangxi (1662-1722). H 23.7cm. Sold for HKD 504,000/USD 64,615 (Estimate HKD 200,000 - 250,000/USD 25,641 - 32,051). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited The Bowl is delicately potted with deep rounded sides rising from a straight foot to a gently flared rim. The exterior is richly enamelled in yellow with two dragons writhing sinuously in pursuit of ‘flaming pearls’ amidst cloud swirls and lotus lappets. All... [Lire la suite]

17 décembre 2021

A Large And Fine Yellow-Ground Green And Aubergine-Enamelled ‘Double Dragons’ Dish, Mark And Period Of Kangxi

Lot 3585. A Large And Fine Yellow-Ground Green And Aubergine-Enamelled ‘Double Dragons’ Dish, Mark And Period Of Kangxi (1662-1722). H 23.7cm. Sold for HKD 648,000/USD 83,077 (Estimate HKD 420,000 - 680,000/USD 53,846 - 87,179). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited The dish is finely potted with shallow rounded sides rising from a short tapered foot to a flat everted rim. The interior is centred with two dragons soaring around a flaming pearl amidst flaming wisps and ruyi clouds, encircled by floral... [Lire la suite]
15 décembre 2021

A pair of café-au-lait glazed bowls, Marks and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 10. A pair of café-au-lait glazed bowls, Marks and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); D. 11.6 cm, 4⅝ in. Lot sold: 21,420 EUR (Estimate: 15,000 - 20,000 EUR). (C) 2021 Sotheby's each with deep rounded sides supported on a short foot, covered overall in a café-au-lait glaze, save for the white base, the latter inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark. Sotheby's. Arts d'Asie, Paris, 9 December 2021
15 décembre 2021

A rare large Ming-style white-glazed incised 'lotus' charger, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 3. A rare large Ming-style white-glazed incised 'lotus' charger, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); D. 47 cm, 18½ in. Lot sold: 20,160 EUR (Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 EUR). (C) 2021 Sotheby's robustly potted with rounded sides rising from a tapered foot, the interior incised with a large lotus flower encircled by a composite lotus flower scroll, the base inscribed with a six-character Kangxi reign mark within a double circle. Provenance: Finck & Fils, 31 rue de Ligne, Bruxelles (label). ... [Lire la suite]
13 décembre 2021

A Famille-Rose ‘Apricot Blossom’ Month Cup, Mark And Period Of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 3551. A Famille-Rose ‘Apricot Blossom’ Month Cup, Mark And Period Of Kangxi (1662-1722). H 33.5cm. Sold for HKD 780,000/USD 100,000 (Estimate HKD 650,000 - 950,000/USD 83,333 - 121,795). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Delicately potted and surmounted on a short foot, the steep sides rising towards a gently everted rim, the exterior intricately painted with an early spring scene and design of apricot, representing the second month, February. The reverse inscribed with a ten-character... [Lire la suite]