20 mars 2019

A rare blue and white seal paste box and cover, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)

Lot 310. A rare blue and white seal paste box and cover, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722). Diameter 5 3/8 in., 13.7 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot sold 50,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of circular outline, finely painted in 'Master of the Rocks' style of bold layering and faint 'blobby dots' for depth and perspective, the domed cover with a scene of five scholar-officials offering tribute to a dignitary standing beneath a canopy held by an attendant with a stately sedan in 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]
26 mars 2018

An underglaze blue and copper-red seal paste box and cover, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 301. An underglaze blue and copper-red seal paste box and cover, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Diameter 5 in., 12.7 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000. Lot sold 47,500 USD. © Sotheby's of compressed circular form over a tapered foot, the domed cover painted in the 'Master of the Rocks' style with a landscape, in the lower half of the composition a scholar crossing a stone bridge accompanied by an assistant carrying a qin heading toward a thatch-roofed hut beyond massive... [Lire la suite]
20 décembre 2017

A carved lime green glazed porcelain seal paste box and cover, Wang Bingrong, 19th century

Lot 986. A carved lime green glazed porcelain seal paste box and cover, Wang Bingrong, 19th century; 3 1/4in (10.8cm) diameter; 1 1/2in (3.8cm) high. Estimate $4,000 - 6,000. Sold for US$ 8,750 (€7,387) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2017 The circular box carved along the exterior side walls with a raised border of formalized waves below incised lines and raised dots indicating the splashes from the motion of crashing waves, the fitted cover crisply carved with two scaly five-clawed dragons, each... [Lire la suite]
29 novembre 2017

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

Lot 2801. A fine peachbloom-glazed seal paste box and cover, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722); 2 7/8 in. (7.2 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price realised HKD 2,125,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The exterior of the box is covered with a mottled glaze of soft reddish colour, fading to a lighter tone at the rim, the interior and base are covered in a clear glaze. Provenance: Frank Caro, successor to CT Loo, 1960s DR.... [Lire la suite]
26 août 2017

A peachbloom-glazed seal paste box and cover, yinse he, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period

Lot 742. A peachbloom-glazed seal paste box and cover, yinse he, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722), 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD 162,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The domed cover is covered on the exterior with a mottled blush-pink glaze which deepens and then fades to a mushroom tone towards the rim, and has greyish mottling on one side. The box is covered with a similar glaze also paling at the... [Lire la suite]

25 août 2016

A peachbloom-glazed seal paste box and cover, yinse he, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period

Lot 917. A peachbloom-glazed seal paste box and cover, yinse he, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722). Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 75,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 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. 2 5/8 in. (7.2 cm.) diam.  Provenance: Mary Stillman Harkness (1874-1952) Collection.The... [Lire la suite]
20 mai 2016

A copper-red-glazed seal paste box and cover, Kangxi six-character mark, 19th century

Lot 100. A copper-red-glazed seal paste box and cover, Kangxi six-character mark, 19th century; 7.4cm (3in) diam.  Sold for £3,500 (€4,544). © Bonhams 2001-2016. Of compressed cushion form with recessed concave base, the exterior covered in a rich raspberry-red glaze pooling slightly at the foot, the interior and underside of the base covered with a bluish white glaze. (2). Provenance: a European private collection, acquired between 1960-70, and thence by descent ... [Lire la suite]
26 août 2015

A carved cinnabar lacquer 'Lychee' seal paste box and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century

A carved cinnabar lacquer 'Lychee' seal paste box and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century. Estimation 7,000 — 9,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. of circular form, the cover carved with a spray of five lychees growing on leafy branches against a floral diaper ground, the fruit textured with various diapering patterns, the exterior of the box similarly decorated to the underside with a further spray issuing four lychees, the interior lacquered black (2). Diameter 3 in., 7.6 cm Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
27 mai 2015

A fine imperial peachbloom-glazed seal paste box and cover, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period

A fine imperial peachbloom-glazed seal paste box and cover, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722). Estimate HK$900,000 – HK$1,200,000 ($116,655 - $155,541). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The exterior of the box is covered with a mottled glaze of soft reddish colour, fading to a lighter tone at the rim, the interior and base are covered in a clear glaze. 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.) diam., box  Provenance: Christie's Hong Kong, 31 October 2000, lot 867  Notes: Related... [Lire la suite]