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]

14 mai 2018

A peachbloom-glazed bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 178. A peachbloom-glazed bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000 (USD 40,530 - USD 67,550). Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  The elegant bowl is potted with a slightly flaring rim and is raised on a short foot. The exterior is covered with a mottled glaze of a soft red tone, thinning to a mushroom colour at the rim. Provenance: Professor E. T. Hall (1924-2001), no. 2Christie's... [Lire la suite]
10 avril 2018

A peachbloom-glazed brush washer, tang luozi, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 2102. A peachbloom-glazed brush washer, tang luozi, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722); 4 7/8 in. (12.3 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000. Price realised HKD 1,230,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The compressed globular body is covered on the exterior with a glaze of crushed strawberry-red and mottled greyish-green colour. The interior and base are glazed white. The base is inscribed with the reign mark in underglaze-blue, box. Provenance: Previously... [Lire la suite]
04 avril 2018

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

Lot 3611. A fine peachbloom-glazed beehive waterpot, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 12.6 cm, 4 7/8  in. Estimate 700,000 — 900,000 HKD. Lot sold 2,000,000 HKD (254,820 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. with slightly tapering 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 crimson-red glaze suffused with pink sprinkles, further faintly incised with three stylised archaistic... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2018

A peachbloom-glazed beehive water pot, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722) 

Lot 2112. A peachbloom-glazed beehive water pot, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722); 5 in. (12.5 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 800,000 - HKD 1,200,000. Price realised HKD 1,940,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012  The rounded sides rise to a short, slightly flaring neck, and incised with three archaistic dragon roundels beneath a glaze of even, crushed strawberry tone suffused with mottled areas of copper-green. The rim, interior and base are coverd in a transparent... [Lire la suite]