20 mars 2010

Kangxi mark and period monochromes @ Sotheby's, Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, 23 Mar 2010.,New York

A 'peachbloom' beehive waterpot. Kangxi mark and period. photo Sotheby's finely incised around the exterior with three archaistic dragon roundels, covered overall in a peachbloom glaze of varying mottled red tones, ivory stand (2) - diameter 4 7/8 in., 12.5 cm - Estimate 8,000 - 10,000 USD PROVENANCE: Sotheby's New York, 11th September 2005, lot 771. Roger Keverne, London, 2006. NOTES: Waterpots of this form, which are known as Taibo zun after the Tang dynasty poet Li Taibo, who is often depicted leaning against a... [Lire la suite]
06 août 2009

A collection of Chinese 'Sang-de-boeuf' on sale @ Bonhams

A pair of 'Sang-de-boeuf' vases. Six-character Kangxi marks Both about 22cm (nearly 9in) high. (2). A 'Sang-de-boeuf' glazed vase of yu hu chun ping form Together with a mottled brown/sang-de-boeuf glazed vase of bi qi zun form; a sang-de-boeuf glazed vase of double gourd form with underglaze blue four-character mark; and a celadon vase of duo guan ping form (damage). The tallest 24cm (9.5in) high. (4). A 'Sang-de-boeuf' glazed saucer dish. Xuande six-character mark 17cm (6¾in)... [Lire la suite]