20 avril 2011

A rare pair of Famille-Verte 'peach' saucers. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

A rare pair of Famille-Verte 'peach' saucers. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. Photo Sotheby's each dish of delicately potted shallow saucer shape with a slightly recessed centre, painted on the inside with a branch bearing a large green peach with a yellow tip merging into red and green, partly worm-eaten leaves, the exterior left plain; 9.5cm., 3 3/4 in. Estimate 400,000—600,000 HKD. Lot Sold 596,000 HKD PROVENANCE: Collection of Edward T. Chow.Sotheby's Hong Kong, 19th May 1981, lot 577.Sotheby's Hong Kong, 19th November 1986, lot... [Lire la suite]
20 avril 2011

A rare Underglaze-Red and Famille-Verte vase with roses. Mark and period of Kangxi

A rare Underglaze-Red and Famille-Verte vase with roses. Mark and period of Kangxi. Photo Sotheby's the well-rounded ovoid body tapering to a short flared rim, elegantly decorated with two rose sprays rising from the base, each with a large bloom and bud in a soft pinkish underglaze red, and foliage drawn in black with washes in different tones of green, the recessed concave base with the six-character mark finely written in three lines; 8.8cm., 3 1/2 in. Estimate 1,200,000—1,500,000 HKD. Lot Sold 2,420,000 HKD EXHIBITED:... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2011

A Famille-Verte vase. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

A Famille-Verte vase. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period.. photo Sotheby's of baluster form, the exterior painted with a battle scene from the Qing Dynasty, 'Three Kingdoms', depicting Guandi and his followers in pursuit of the retreating opposition, all amidst mountainous rocky landscape below scrolling iron-red clouds, the shoulders painted with a floral band interrupted by four evenly-spaced leaf-form panels each containing further flower sprays, the trumpeted neck painted with three boys at play; height 17 1/8 in., 43.5 cm.... [Lire la suite]
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26 mars 2011

Famille-Verte Vases. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

A rare Famille-Verte Relief-molded Quadrangulart Vase. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. photo Sotheby's. the heavily potted angular body with tapered rectangular sides beneath trapezoidal shoulder panels rising to a flared neck and lipped rim, all raised on a splayed foot, the four sides molded with figures in relief depicting the Hehe Erxian and the Three Star Gods, the shoulders and foot with raised cartouches painted with vignettes of landscapes and scholars' objects reserved on a floral ground, the neck with 'The... [Lire la suite]
26 mars 2011

Large Famille-Verte, Iron-red and Gilt Rouleau Vases. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, circa 1720

A pair of large Famille-Verte, Iron-red and Gilt Rouleau Vases. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, circa 1720. photo Sotheby's. of similar form to the preceding lot, one with children playing with a bell toy whilst a lady dances on a patterned carpet, watched by a couple seated on a low bench, and a mother preparing to nurse her child in an elegantly furnished pavilion to one side; the other vase with three figures and children on a terrace with plants in pots and elaborate rockwork, the figures observed by another lady seated at... [Lire la suite]
25 janvier 2011

A pair of Chinese Export Famille-Verte glazed Biscuit figures of lion dogs. Kangxi period, 1662-1722

A pair of Chinese Export Famille-Verte glazed Biscuit figures of lion dogs. Kangxi period, 1662-1722. photo Sotheby's each raised on an 'egg and spinach'-glazed base. height 14 1/4 in., 36.2 cm - Estimate 10,000—15,000 USD. Lot Sold 10,000 USD PROVENANCE: Dr. Strebel Collection, no. 89 (according to paper collection label) Sotheby's. Important Americana Including American Stoneware Assembled by Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Hochberg, 21 Jan 11, New York www.sothebys.com
25 janvier 2011

A rare Chinese Export Famille-Verte peach-form 'Surprise' teapot. Kangxi period, circa 1720

A rare Chinese Export Famille-Verte peach-form 'Surprise' teapot. Kangxi period, circa 1720. photo Sotheby's the red ground reserved with leaf-shaped panels of flowering plants. height 5 1/8 in., 13 cm - Estimate 4,000—6,000 USD. Lot Sold 5,938 USD Sotheby's. Important Americana Including American Stoneware Assembled by Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Hochberg, 21 Jan 11, New York www.sothebys.com
25 janvier 2011

A pair of Chinese Export Famille-Verte powder-blue-ground bottle vases, Kangxi period, early 18th century

A pair of Chinese Export Famille-Verte powder-blue-ground bottle vases, Kangxi period, early 18th century. photo Sotheby's reserved with panels of objects and flowering plants. height 8 1/2 in., 21.6 cm - Estimate 5,000—7,000 USD. Lot Sold 3,125 USD Sotheby's. Important Americana Including American Stoneware Assembled by Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Hochberg, 21 Jan 11, New York www.sothebys.com
05 décembre 2010

'famille-verte' baluster vases & a large circular dish. QIng dynasty, Kangxi period.

A fine 'famille-verte' baluster vase. QIng dynasty, Kangxi period. photo Sotheby's the slightly spreading foot, rising to a rounded body, waisted neck and flaring rim, delicately and brightly enameld with rectangular panels of ladies with attendants standing in gardens, alternating with pomegranate-shaped panels of mountainous river landscapes each above a panel of a deer and a crane, on an ornate chrysanthemum scroll iron-red ground; 44cm., 17 1/4 in. Estimate 20,000—30,000 GBP. Lot Sold 79,250 GBP  PROVENANCE:... [Lire la suite]
25 avril 2010

Yongzheng doucai & famille verte @ Sotheby's Hong Kong

A superb doucai bottle vase. Mark and period of Yongzheng. photo Sotheby's the elegantly potted ovoid body rising from a recessed base to a tall cylindrical neck with cup-shaped mouth, superbly decorated around the exterior with underglaze blue, green, yellow, aubergine and iron-red enamelled ruyi-head cloud scrolls swirling up and around the body from the base to the rim, base inscribed within double-circles with a six-character reign mark in underglaze blue - 25.5 cm., 10 in. Est.15,000,000—25,000,000 HKD.... [Lire la suite]