11 mars 2019

A rare peachbloom-glazed 'chrysanthemum' bottle vase, jubanping, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 535. A rare peachbloom-glazed 'chrysanthemum' bottle vase, jubanping, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722). Height 8 1/2  in., 21.5 cm. Estimate USD 300,000 — 400,000. Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 exquisitely potted, the elegant ovoid body tapering to a short, slightly convex foot rim, the lower section encircled by a row of slender, upright chrysanthemum petals, molded and incised in low relief, swelling to a tall,... [Lire la suite]

29 janvier 2019

A peachbloom-glazed waterpot, taibai zun, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 2548. A peachbloom-glazed waterpot, taibai zun, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722); 5 in. (12.7 cm.) wide. Estimate HK$700,000 - HK$900,000. Price Realized HK$860,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. The 'beehive'-shaped vessel is well potted with a short waisted neck, the exterior lightly incised with three dragon roundels, covered with a glaze of rich rosy-pink tone, infused with dark pink specks, the base and interior white. Provenance: An American private collection ... [Lire la suite]
05 janvier 2019

A peachbloom-glazed beehive waterpot, taibo zun, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 331. A peachbloom-glazed beehive waterpot, taibo zun, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 8.5cm., 3 3/8 in. Estimate 40,000 - 60,000 GBP. Lot sold 62,500 GBP. © Sotheby's 2013. the hemispherical body rising to a narrow waisted neck, incised around the exterior with three medallions formed of the curled bodies of archaistic kui dragons, all beneath a greyish-pink glaze characteristically mottled with shades of brighter pink imitating the skin of a... [Lire la suite]
01 décembre 2018

A peachbloom-glazed washer, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 407. A peachbloom-glazed washer, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 11.9 cm, 4 3/4  in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD. Lot sold 187,500 HKD. © Sotheby's. with rounded sides incurved at the mouth and supported on a low tapered foot, the exterior covered in a mottled peachbloom glaze. Note: The following group of furniture and works of art were assembled in Shanghai by the parents of the present owner and brought over to Hong Kong during the 1950s when the family moved to the city. ... [Lire la suite]
27 septembre 2018

An outstanding peachbloom-glazed washer, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 120. An outstanding peachbloom-glazed washer, mark and period  of Kangxi (1662-1722); 19.5 cm, 7 5/8  in. Estimate 120,000 — 150,000 HKD (15,288 - 19,110 USD). Lot Sold 2,250,000 HKD (287,010 USD). Photo: Sotheby's.  delicately potted with low rounded sides incurved at the mouth and supported on a low tapering foot, the exterior covered with the quintessential 'peachbloom' glaze of brilliant crimson tone with an attractive mottling of lighter... [Lire la suite]
27 septembre 2018

A peachbloom-glazed beehive waterpot, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 129. A peachbloom-glazed beehive waterpot, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 12.5 cm, 4 7/8  in. Estimate 300,000 — 400,000 HKD (38,220 - 50,960 USD). Lot Sold 1,750,000 HKD (223,230 USD). Photo: Sotheby's. with slightly tapering sides rising from a countersunk base to a rounded shoulder surmounted by a short neck and lipped mouth-rim, the exterior applied overall save for the rim and base with a crimson-red glaze characteristically mottled with pink sprinkles imitating... [Lire la suite]

14 septembre 2018

A peachbloom-glazed seal paste box and a cover

Lot 1161. A peachbloom-glazed seal paste box and a cover; 2 ¾ in. (7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 8,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The box and cover are of cushion form and are covered with a mottled and speckled glaze of apple-green color suffused with pale blush stopping neatly above the foot. The base is inscribed with an apocryphal Kangxi mark.  Provenance: Stephen Junkunc, III (1904-1978) Collection.  Christie's. Fine Chinese... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 2018

A peachbloom-glazed 'beehive' waterpot, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 124. A peachbloom-glazed 'beehive' waterpot, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722). Diameter 5 in., 12.7 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000. Lot sold 35,000 USD. © Sotheby's. finely potted of classic domed 'taibai zun' form, the slightly tapered sides rising to a rounded shoulder and short waisted neck below a lipped mouth rim, the exterior evenly applied overall save for the rim and base with a glaze of deep rose shading to grayish-rose and mottled with raspberry tinged flecks, the body faintly... [Lire la suite]
29 juillet 2018

A peachbloom-glazed brush washer (Tangluoxi), Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 154. A peachbloom-glazed brush washer (Tangluoxi), Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722). Diameter 4 7/8  in., 12.3 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 40,000 USD. Lot sold 87,500 USD. Photo Sotheby’s. well potted with low rounded sides incurved at the mouth and supported on a low straight foot, the exterior covered with a characteristically mottled copper-red glaze around the rim transmuting to a strikingly bright speckled green emulating an unripe peach and back to a dusky red around the base, the... [Lire la suite]
29 juillet 2018

A peachbloom-glazed seal paste box and cover (Yinse He), Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 155. A peachbloom-glazed seal paste box and cover (Yinse He), Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722). Diameter 2 3/4  in., 7.2 cm. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 USD. Lot sold 293,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. of entirely plain compressed circular form, the domed cover of crushed raspberry red shading to a light mushroom color terminating in a bright mottled green around the sides and on the upper part of the box with a further hint of characteristic ‘unripe peach’ green, transmuting to a deep... [Lire la suite]