03 juin 2011

A fine and rare blue and white 'three friends' bowl. Kangxi six-character mark within double-circles and of the period

A fine and rare blue and white 'Three friends' bowl. Kangxi six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1662-1722). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 The exterior well painted in bright blue tones with pine, prunus and bamboo between double lines around the rim and base, the interior with a central cloud medallion; 5 1/4 in. (13.4 cm.) diam., box. Estimate HK$400,000 - HK$600,000($51,657 - $77,486). Price Realized HK$1,940,000 ($250,539) Provenance: W.B.R. Neave HillPreviously sold at Christie's London, 12... [Lire la suite]
06 décembre 2010

A fine famille verte biscuit-enamelled dish. Kangxi six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1662-1722)

A fine famille verte biscuit-enamelled dish. Kangxi six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1662-1722). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 The shallow rounded sides rising to a flaring rim, painted to the interior in vibrant yellow, turquoise, green and aubergine enamels with branches of ripening peach and pomegranate, the centre incised with a five-clawed dragon chasing a 'flaming pearl' amidst fire scrolls, the well with two similar dragons, the exterior painted with branches of peony and camellia, two... [Lire la suite]