23 avril 2022

Kangxi porcelains sold at Sotheby's, Important Chinese Art, New York, 23 March 2022

Lot 256. A rare doucai 'birthday' dish, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722). Diameter 8¼ in., 21.1 cm. Lot sold: 81,900 USD (Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue inscribed in three columns within a double circle. Note: Vibrantly painted in the doucai palette, the motifs adorning this dish brim with auspicious meaning indicating it was clearly intended as a birthday gift. During his... [Lire la suite]

06 février 2021

A large underglaze blue baluster vase with foliate reserves, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 557. A large underglaze blue baluster vase with foliate reserves, Kangxi period (1662-1722); H. 64 cm. Estimate: € 6,000 - €10,000. Result: € 8,000. Courtesy Nagel.  Provenance: Bavarian private collection, assembled between 1960 and 2005. Fine Asian Art, Stuttgart - Part I by Nagel Auction, December 8, 2020
07 novembre 2020

A rare pair of underglaze blue and gilt-decorated kinrande 'chilong' bowls, Jiajing six-character marks and of the period

Lot 33. A rare pair of underglaze blue and gilt-decorated kinrande 'chilong' bowls, Jiajing six-character marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1522-1566); 4 ¾ in. (12.1 cm.). Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000. Price realised GBP 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. Each bowl is decorated to the exterior with two pairs of confronting chilong, one in underglaze blue, the other in reserve with iron-red enamel highlights, interspersed with underglaze blue sprigs of lingzhi fungus and... [Lire la suite]
07 février 2020

An underglaze blue, red, celadon and slip-decorated baluster jar, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1657. An underglaze blue, red, celadon and slip-decorated baluster jar, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 14 in. (36.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The jar carved, slip-decorated and painted in shades of underglaze blue, red and celadon with a continuous scene of pavilions amidst a mountainous waterscape growing profusely with pine and other trees, between double line borders below and a cross-hatch border above, the neck painted... [Lire la suite]
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22 juillet 2019

Two underglaze blue, copper-red and celadon-decorated jars, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 849. Two underglaze blue, copper-red and celadon-decorated jars, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 6¼ in. and 9½ in. (15.9 and 24.1 cm.) high, second with wood cover. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 13,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 One is a globular jar and cover, the jar decorated on each side with a panel with carved border and carved scenes of river landscapes in underglaze blue, celadon, and copper red, with a further riverscape on the cover below the pearl-form finial. An apocryphal Chenghua... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2019

An underglaze blue, red, celadon and slip-decorated baluster jar, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1657. An underglaze blue, red, celadon and slip-decorated baluster jar, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 14 in. (36.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price Realized USD 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. The jar carved, slip-decorated and painted in shades of underglaze blue, red and celadon with a continuous scene of pavilions amidst a mountainous waterscape growing profusely with pine and other trees, between double line borders below and a cross-hatch border above, the neck painted in... [Lire la suite]

08 juin 2018

A massive underglaze blue, red and celadon vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 186. A massive underglaze blue, red and celadon vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Hauteur: 68,6 cm. (27 in.). Estimate EUR 40,000 - EUR 60,000 (USD 46,941 - USD 70,412). Price realised EUR 137,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. De forme balustre, il est orné sur la panse d'une scène continue représentant un dragon volant parmi les nuages et survolant un tigre placé en haut d'un piton rocheux. Le haut col est rehaussé d'un paysage montagneux, un pêcheur au bord d'un lac devant un pavillon.... [Lire la suite]
16 mars 2018

A celadon-glazed, underglaze blue garlic-mouth vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 368. A celadon-glazed, underglaze blue garlic-mouth vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 9 3/8  in., 23.8 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. © Sotheby's the pear-shaped body supported on a stepped foot and rising to bulbous mouth with an upright rim, covered overall in a lustrous milky-green celadon glaze, and decorated in relief with white slip painted in underglaze blue with a herd boy riding a water buffalo through a landscape, the seated child engrossed in a book,... [Lire la suite]
16 mars 2018

A fine underglaze blue, copper-red, and celadon-glazed censer, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 317. A fine underglaze blue, copper-red, and celadon-glazed censer, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722). Diameter 7 3/4 in., 19.7 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 25,000 USD. Lot sold 125,000 USD. © Sotheby's of bombé form, the exterior with a continuous riverside landscape modeled in slip for a multi-dimensional surface, the distant mountains, nearby lodges, trees, and lone boatman on the water in underglaze blue set amidst celadon-glazed rolling hills, bright copper-red leaves accenting the... [Lire la suite]
16 mars 2018

A pair of underglaze blue, copper-red, and celadon-glazed beaker vases, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 370. A pair of underglaze blue, copper-red, and celadon-glazed beaker vases, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 17 5/8  in., 44.8 cm. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 USD. Lot sold 37,500 USD.  © Sotheby's each modeled in the form of archaic gu vases, painted to the exterior with the Eight Horses of Mu Wang galloping, grazing, and lounging amid tall pines, the horses’ coats variously decorated in underglaze blue, underglaze red, and white slip, all reserved against a... [Lire la suite]