16 novembre 2009

A collection of chinese monochromes, Qianlong, Yongzheng, Kangxi, Xuantong & Qing dynasty

A rare ru-type bottle vase. Yongzheng seal mark and period. the slightly compressed lobed globular body rising from a short tapering foot to a tall waisted neck with inturned flat rim, covered overall with a thick pale bluish-grey glaze. 31.2cm., 12 1/4 in. Est. 80,000—120,000 GBP - Sold  277,250 GBP NOTE: The present vase is an extremely rare and impressive example of the remarkable development in technique designed to meet the specific predilections of the Yongzheng emperor, among which imitation of the antique and... [Lire la suite]
07 novembre 2009

Underglaze blue and yellow, blue and green, coral-ground and iron-red porcelains sold @ Sotheby's London

An underglaze blue and yellow enamel dragon dish. Kangxi mark and period. photo courtesy Sotheby's the central medallion painted with a lively five-claw dragon chasing a flaming pearl amongst cloud scrolls and flames, with two further dragons striding around the cavetto, the exterior with two further similarly painted dragons - 32cm., 12 5/8 in. Est. 30,000—50,000 GBP - Sold 68,450 GBP PROVENANCE: Collection of F.C. Harrison, 1907 (according to label). Collection of Dr. Emil Hultmark, Stockholm (c. 1930). Emil... [Lire la suite]
30 octobre 2009

A fine pair of yellow-glazed cups. Marks and period of Kangxi

A fine pair of yellow-glazed cups. Marks and period of Kangxi. photo Sotheby's each delicately potted, the egg-shell thin sides of the deep U-shaped cups moulded in low-relief on the exterior with a narrow register of two pairs of confronting archaistic phoenix, flanked on the sides by a pair of thin phoenix-shaped handles, supported on a short straight foot, all beneath a pale lemon-yellow glaze, the interior and underside glazed white, the base marked in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark within double... [Lire la suite]
23 octobre 2009

A Large Grey Jade Buffalo And A Massive Imperial Khotan-Green Jade Seal Lead Sotheby’s London Fine Chinese Ceramics & W.O.A

A Massive Imperial Khotan-Green Jade Seal, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period. Est. £400,000-600,000. Photo Sotheby's LONDON.- Sotheby's London biannual sale of Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, which will take place on Wednesday, November 4, 2009 will present over 250 lots, comprising an important range of sculpture, ceramics and works of art in the wide variety of styles and media for which Chinese works of art are renowned. Robert Bradlow, Head of Sotheby’s Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Department, London, said: “In the... [Lire la suite]
11 octobre 2009

A collection of "doucai" porcelains @ Sotheby's Hong Kong

A finely enamelled and rare pair of 'doucai' bowls. Marks and period of Kangxi. photo Sotheby's each delicately potted with deep rounded sides resting on a short foot, the exterior depicting Zhang Qian reading whilst travelling on a wooden raft over flowing waters, all in a greater landscape consisting of two bats, a crane and a vertical rock formation, the base inscribed with a six-character mark within double circles in underglaze-blue (2). 9 cm., 3 1/2 in. Est. 2,500,000—3,000,000 HKD - Sold 6,020,000 HKD ... [Lire la suite]
19 septembre 2009

A large green and aubergine yellow-ground biscuit charger. Kangxi mark and period

A large green and aubergine yellow-ground biscuit charger. Kangxi mark and period boldly decorated and incised on the interior well with a plunging aubergine dragon and a leaping green dragon, each in mutual pursuit of a 'flaming pearl', encircled by floral sprigs on the cavetto, including prunus, peony and chrysanthemum, all below six striding dragons interspersed with 'flaming pearls' on the everted rim, the exterior with four striding dragons below cranes and clouds, all reserved on a rich yellow ground; diameter 16 in.,... [Lire la suite]
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03 août 2009

Incised Yellow-Ground Green"Dragon" Bowls & A Green And Yellow Enamelled Flutied Dish, Guangxu & Kangxi

A Pair Of Incised Yellow-Ground Green"Dragon" Bowls, Guangxu Mark And Period 10.1 cm. each finely potted and decorated with a pair of dragons. Sold 42 000 HK$ A Green And Yellow Enamelled Flutied Dish, Finely Decorated With Phoenix And Clouds, Kangxi Mark And Period 14 cm. Sold 20 000 HK$ www.2973.com On line auction of 20/06/2009
08 mai 2009

A fine imperial doucai rectangular jardinière highlighted with gold, China, Kangxi mark and period

A fine imperial doucai rectangular jardinière highlighted with gold, China, Kangxi mark and period Porcelain, bird and flower motivs, heavily potted jardinière inscribed with underglaze blue six-character mark underneath the everted, flattened rim. 34,8x22x16,5 cm. Est. 35 000 EUR Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de
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08 mars 2009

An Incised Purple-Glazed Dish, Kangxi mark and period

An Incised Purple-Glazed Dish, Kangxi mark and period of shallow form rising to a slightly everted lip, supported on a short tapered foot, incised to the interior with a large dragon on the well surrounded by two striding dragons on the side. diameter 9 3/4 in., 24.8 cm. Estimate 7,000—9,000 USD PROVENANCE: Acquired from a German dealer before 1924.Brought to the United States circa 1934, by Gertrude Morgenroth, Great Neck, New York.Thence by descent to Eva Lande.Thence by descent to the present owner. EXHIBITED:... [Lire la suite]
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08 mars 2009

A copper-red decorated 'Sanduo' bowl, Kangxi mark and period

A copper-red decorated 'Sanduo' bowl, Kangxi mark and period the bowl with steep rounded sides, painted in copper-red with the 'three abundances'. diameter 6 in., 15.2 cm. Estilmate 5,000—7,000 USD. PROVENANCE: Acquired from a German dealer before 1924.Brought to the United States circa 1934, by Gertrude Morgenroth, Great Neck, New York.Thence by descent to Eva Lande.Thence by descent to the present owner. EXHIBITED: Akron Art Institute, Akron, Ohio (before 1981).Miami University Art Museum, Oxford, Ohio (1981-2008). ... [Lire la suite]
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