01 octobre 2020

A clair-de-lune brush washer, tangluoxi, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 857. A clair-de-lune brush washer, tangluoxi, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722); 4 5/8 in. (11.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 30,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Of compressed globular form, covered overall with a pale lavender-blue glaze of even tone thinning at the mouth rim,silver cover. Provenance: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection, Chicago, acquired prior to 1990. Christie's. Sacred and Imperial: The... [Lire la suite]

27 décembre 2019

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

Lot 1905. A fine peachbloom-glazed brush washer, tangluoxi, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722); 4 7/8 in. (12.3 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price Realized HKD 990,000. © Christie's Image 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 white. The base is inscribed with the reign mark in underglaze blue. Note: This type of brush... [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]
20 mars 2018

A fine and rare clair-de-lune brush washer, tangluoxi, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722) 

Lot 2260. A fine and rare clair-de-lune brush washer, tangluoxi, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722); 4 5/8 in. (11.8 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 2,000,000 - HKD 3,000,000. Price realised HKD 2,430,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013  The washer is finely potted of compressed globular form on a low foot ring. It is covered both inside and out with a pale lavender-blue glaze pooling around the incurved rim to form an attractive blue halo, while the base is... [Lire la suite]
09 avril 2014

A peach bloom-glazed brushwasher, tangluoxi, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

A peach bloom-glazed brushwasher, tangluoxi, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722). Diameter 4 1/2 in., 12.2 cm. Photo Sotheby's Provenance: The Ashcroft Collection.Sotheby’s London, 14th November 2000, lot 165. Note: Copper-red glazes, which had not been revisited since the Ming dynasty, were not only successfully fired but technically improved during the Kangxi period. Recent research by Peter Lam and others indicate that the famous ‘peach bloom’ group was produced during the early years of the Kangxi period under... [Lire la suite]