19 janvier 2018

A finely enamelled and rare pair of 'doucai' bowls, Marks and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

  Lot 1611. A finely enamelled and rare pair of 'doucai' bowls, Marks and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 9 cm., 3 1/2 in. Estimate 2,500,000—3,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 6,020,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's 2009 each delicately potted with deep rounded sides resting on a short foot, the exterior depicting Zhang Qian reading whilst travelling on a wooden raft over flowing waters, all in a greater landscape consisting of two bats, a crane and a vertical rock formation, the base inscribed with a six-character mark... [Lire la suite]

13 janvier 2018

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

Lot 3078. A pair of café-au-lait-glazed bowls, marks and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 10 cm., 3 7/8  in. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 HKD. Lot sold 437,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's 2013 each well potted with full rounded sides supported on a slightly tapered low foot, enveloped overall with a glossy glaze of persimmon tone, save for the white recessed base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark within double circles. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese... [Lire la suite]