18 octobre 2021

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

Lot 3636. A fine peachbloom-glazed beehive waterpot, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 12.6 cm. Lot sold: 2,142,000 HKD (Estimate: 400,000 - 600,000 HKD). ©  2021 Sotheby's with slightly tapering sides rising to a rounded shoulder and short waisted neck below a lipped mouthrim, subtly incised around the exterior with three stylised archaistic dragon medallions, all beneath an attractive pink glaze characteristically suffused with greenish-beige spots imitating the skin of a ripening... [Lire la suite]

28 septembre 2021

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

Lot 140. A peachbloom-glazed brush washer, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722). Diameter 4½ in., 10.1 cm. Estimate: 50,000 - 70,000 USD. Lot sold: 151,200 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 of delicately potted compressed circular form, supported on a shallow tapering foot, the rounded sides curving inward at the rim and covered on the exterior with a brilliant crimson glaze attractively mottled with lighter pink and green tones, the interior, lip and recessed base... [Lire la suite]
28 septembre 2021

A peachbloom-glazed amphora vase, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 139. A peachbloom-glazed amphora vase, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722). Height 6½ in., 16.5 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 USD. Lot sold: 40,320 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the slender tapered body with rounded shoulders rising to a tall neck and flared mouth, covered in a blush and cream-colored glaze mottled with swaths of rose-red, the glaze stopping above the foot, the interior applied with a similar pinkish red glaze, the deeply recessed base with a six-character... [Lire la suite]
07 août 2021

A large peachbloom-glazed washer , Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 112. A large peachbloom-glazed washer, Qing dynasty, 19th century; Diameter 7¾ in., 19.7 cm. Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD. Lot sold: 4,788 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Sotheby's. The Hundred Antiques: Fine & Decorative Asian Art, New York, 11-22 June 2021
12 avril 2021

A peachbloom-glazed 'beehive' waterpot, Kangxi mark and period

Lot 136. A peachbloom-glazed 'beehive' waterpot, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722). Diameter 5 in., 12.7 cm. Estimate: 100,000 - 150,000 USD. Lot sold: 126,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. finely potted in the classic domed 'taibai zun' form, the slightly tapered sides rising to rounded shoulders and short waisted neck below a lipped mouth rim, the exterior evenly applied overall save for the rim and base with a rose-pink glaze variegated in dark and light tones and mottled... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2021

A peachbloom-glazed amphora, liuye zun, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 858. A peachbloom-glazed amphora, liuye zun, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722); 5 ¾ in. (14.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 120,000 - USD 180,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2021 The vase has an elegant, tapering, high-shouldered body and is covered in a glaze of rich crushed strawberry-red color. Provenance: Stephen Junkunc, III (d. 1978) Collection. Note: The shape of this vase is sometimes described as liuye zun, 'willow-leaf vase', owing to its... [Lire la suite]

30 octobre 2020

A peachbloom-glazed seal paste box and cover, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 295. A peachbloom-glazed seal paste box and cover, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722); 7.5 cm. (3 in.) diam. Price estimate: HKD: 100,000 - 150,000 (USD: 12,900 - 19,400). Auction Result: HKD: 118,000. © 2020 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Provenance: Sotheby’s New York, 15 March 2017, lot 697. China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art: Part I, 2020 Autumn Auctions
18 octobre 2020

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

Lot 107. A peachbloom-glazed 'beehive' waterpot, taibaizun, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 7.3 cm, 2 ⅞ in. Estimate: 800,000 - 1,200,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,386,000HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the box and cover of shallow domed shape to form a compressed sphere, covered with a brilliant mottled peachbloom glaze of pinkish tone, transmuting to a pale liver colour towards the base, the footrim with a neatly finished groove around the outer edge. Provenance: Christie's Hong Kong, 29th... [Lire la suite]
18 octobre 2020

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

Lot 105. A peachbloom-glazed 'beehive' waterpot, taibaizun, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722). Diameter 5 in., 12.7 cm. Estimate: 400,000 - 600,000 HKD. Lot sold 945,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of classic domed taibai zun form, the tapering sides rising to a rounded shoulder and a short waisted neck below a lipped mouth-rim, the sides delicately incised with three stylized archaistic dragon roundels, the exterior applied with a vivid crimson-red glaze transmuting to... [Lire la suite]
28 juillet 2020

A peachbloom-glazed brush washer, tangluo xi, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 24. A peachbloom-glazed brush washer, tangluo xi, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722); 47⁄8 in. (12.4 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000 (EUR 17,846 - EUR 26,769). Price realised USD 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The compressed globular body is covered on the exterior with a glaze of soft rose color suffused with pale green speckles and thins to a pale pink tone on one side of the body. The interior and base are... [Lire la suite]