19 juin 2011
A carved ivory seal paste box with figural decoration. Kangxi Period
A carved ivory seal paste box with figural decoration. Kangxi Period. Photo Bonhams The low box and cover of circular section with shou medallions and flowering plants carved in relief to the sides, the top of the cover featuring three young boys at play amid three auspicious rams and the underside centered with a dragon in relief encircled by a leiwen frame; 2 3/8in (6cm) diameter. Estimate: US$5,000 - 7,000 Property from Various Owners Bonhams. Fine Asian Art, 21 Jun 2011, San Francisco www..bonhams.com
19 juin 2011
A rare red silk ground brocade robe of state (chaopao) & a pair of blue silk ground embroidered dragon badges. Kangxi Period..
A rare red silk ground brocade robe of state (chaopao). Kangxi Period.. Photo Bonhams The upper section of the pieced robe woven with a quatrefoil reserve filled with two opposing four-clawed dragons at front and back striding toward a flaming pearl beneath a narrow lishui border, the motif woven in polychrome silk threads and repeated in the woven band to the pleated skirt and matching rectangle sewn with other pieces that comprise the two long sleeves; 48 1/2in (123cm) long. Estimate: US$20,000 - 30,000 Property from... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2011
A famille verte enameled porcelain saucer dish & a pair of famille verte export porcelain chargers. Kangxi Period
A famille verte enameled porcelain saucer dish. Kangxi Period. Photo Bonhams Its shallow, curving well displaying a young mother seated in a garden as she helps her baby boy to stand on a table while he grasps a miniature ruyi scepter in his hands, the reverse undecorated.; 7 1/4in (18.5cm) diameter. Estimate: US$3,500 - 4,000 Property from Various Owners A pair of famille verte export porcelain chargers. Kangxi Period. Photo Bonhams Each displaying a wide rim flange carved in shallow relief with a flower and leaf pattern,... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2011
A wucai-decorated porcelain jar. Kangxi Period.
A wucai-decorated porcelain jar. Kangxi Period. Photo Bonhams Its tall neck encircled by a band of stiff leaves and its curving body displaying alternating dragons and phoenix amid clouds and flames above a lishui band, the motives drawn in brilliantly hued enamels with bright underglaze blue highlights, the glazed and deeply recessed base centered with an artemesia leaf mark painted en suite; now drilled and mounted with metal for use as a table lamp; 13 1/4in (33.5cm) high including metal mount to base. Estimate: US$2,500 -... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2011
Three Kangxi Period's 'Chinese Imari' export porcelain @ Bonhams. Fine Asian Art, 21 Jun 2011, San Francisco
A 'Chinese Imari' export porcelain charger with landscape decoration. Kangxi Period. Photo Bonhams Its canted rim and low cavetto painted in underglaze blue, iron red and gilt with a continuous landscape scene while a lotus garden encircled by mountains fills the floor of the well, the reverse without decoration; 19 1/8in (48.5cm) diameter. Estimate: US$6,000 - 9,000 Exhibited: Phoenix Art Museum, 1980 - January 2010 Two 'Chinese Imari' export porcelain triple gourd vases. Kangxi Period. Photo... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2011
A rare pair of finely painted wucai 'fish' dishes . Kangxi period (1662-1722).
A rare pair of finely painted wucai 'fish' dishes . Kangxi period (1662-1722). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Each painted in the centre with two iron-red carp, one leaping from the water, in a river pool with lotus and arrow-weed, in green, yellow and iron-red enamels with light underglaze-blue, the well similarly decorated with different stylised fish, all in iron-red, swimming amidst pond weed and floating blossoms, repeated around the exterior, all between underglaze-blue double-line borders, the base with the four... [Lire la suite]
28 mai 2011
A rare porcelain cup. Qing Dynasty, Kangxi period, circa 1700.
A rare porcelain cup. Qing Dynasty, Kangxi period, circa 1700. Photo Czerny's Semi-spherical cup of circular section, on a ring-shaped foot; white enamelled ground at the internal surface with decoration picturing dragons and phoenixes among clouds in the tones of the famille verte, blue ground at the external one with a dragon decoration. Blue marks at the base. high 21,3 cm. Estimate 1000.00 | 1200.00 € CZERNY'S INTERNATIONAL AUCTION HOUSE 11 june 2011. Ltd. P.zza V. Veneto, 17-19 19038 Sarzana (Sp) Italy.... [Lire la suite]
28 mai 2011
A rare doucai porcelain vase. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, first quarter of the 18th Century
A rare doucai porcelain vase. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, first quarter of the 18th Century. Photo Czerny's Roundish body, short ring-shaped foot and wide, trumpet-shaped neck. Enriched with an elegant decoration depicting big dragons among peonies branches and flowers. At the enamelled base the blue, six-character mark Cheng Hua enclosed in a double circle. Excellent conditions. high 12,7 cm. Estimate 2800.00 | 3200.00 € CZERNY'S INTERNATIONAL AUCTION HOUSE 11 june 2011. Ltd. P.zza V. Veneto, 17-19 19038... [Lire la suite]
25 mai 2011
Famille verte porcelains @ Czerny's, 11 june 2011
A famille verte important plate. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, circa 1700. Photo Czerny's Rounded shape, on a short ring-shaped foot, with a large flat border. Central white ground with round cartouche picturing birds flying or resting on a blooming tree, sunset and two seals at the background; wide border with geometrical decoration alternated by six oval cartouches picturing floral motifs in the traditional colours and gold; diameter 35,2 cm. Estimate 4000.00 | 6000.00 € A fine famille verte Yenyen porcelain... [Lire la suite]
23 avril 2011
A very fine and rare 'Famille verte' dragon porcelain plate, China, blossom mark, Kangxi period.
A very fine and rare 'Famille verte' dragon porcelain plate, China, blossom mark, Kangxi period. photo Nagel Auktionen D. 39,6 cm. Estimate 18000 / 25000 € A very similar plate from the Palace Museum Collection Beijing is published 'Porcelains in Polychrome and Contrasting Coulours - The complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum', Hongkong 1999, No. 106 Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. May 6th 2011 www.auction.de