29 mars 2010

Christie's to Offer an Important Private Collection of Rhinoceros Horn Carvings

A fine and extremely rare ‘three-string’ rhinoceros horn vase, laifuzun Kangxi Four-character Yuzhi Mark within a Circle and of the period (1662-1722), 6 in. (15.3 cm.) high. Estimate: US$235,000 – 325,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 HONG KONG.- Following the success of Important Chinese Rhinoceros Horn Carvings from the Songzhutang Collection Part I sold in May 2008, Christie’s Hong Kong will offer a further selection of 30 magnificent rhinoceros horn carvings from Part II of the collection, ‘The Pine and Bamboo... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2010

Kangxi blue & white porcelains @ Sotheby's, Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, 23 Mar 2010.,New York

A blue and white 'lotus' bowl. Kangxi mark and period. photo Sotheby's the exterior decorated in the Ming style with a lotus scroll in rich cobalt-blue above a lappet band around the base, the interior with a central lotus medallion - diameter 6 3/8 in., 16.3 cm. Estimate 4,000—6,000 USD. Lot Sold 13,750 USD PROVENANCE: Sotheby's New York, 22nd March 1995, lot 283 A rare blue and white dated inkstone. Dated ad 1694 and of the period. photo Sotheby's of circular form, one side with recessed biscuit center, the... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2010

Kangxi polychrome porcelains @ Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler

A rare doucai wine cup. Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Thinly potted and delicately painted with Su Jin kneeling on a mat with an open sutra and wine cup before him as he prays to a statue of Budai set upon a table, the scene separated from a fourteen-character insciption and seal (shang) by a banana tree and rock - 2½ in. (6.4 cm.) diam. Est. $30,000 - $50,000. Price Realized $242,500 Provenance: Sotheby's, Hong Kong, 15... [Lire la suite]
10 janvier 2010

A Chinese porcelain blue and white baluster vase. Kangxi 1662-1722.

A Chinese porcelain blue and white baluster vase. Kangxi 1662-1722. with flaring ribbed neck, painted with palace scenes of the Emperor and lady musicians in front of a canopied screen, all amongst clouds and rockwork with fencing, the reverse with three different trees all beneath a ribbed neck with bands of keyfret scrolls and studs. The underside with a six-character mark of Chenghua within a double ring. 18 1/4 inches, 46.4 cm high. Provenance: Formerly in a Dutch private collection. Note: Two similar vases in... [Lire la suite]
10 janvier 2010

A Chinese porcelain blue and white bottle vase, four character mark of Chenghua. Kangxi 1662-1722.

A Chinese porcelain blue and white bottle vase, four character mark of Chenghua. Kangxi 1662-1722. with slender cylindrical neck and gently flaring rim, painted with the moon goddess Chang Er and nine of her attendants, some with scroll, wrapped qin, peach, white hare, osmanthus sprig and fan respectively, all in a continuous scene with screen, wuti and cloud scrolls beneath the lotus topped roof and the moon. 13 3/4 inches, 34.9cm high. Price on application. Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Robert B.... [Lire la suite]
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01 janvier 2010

Brown Coromandel Ten Panel Screen, China, Kangxi (1662 - 1772)

Brown Coromandel Ten Panel Screen, China, Kangxi (1662 - 1772) lacquer. Height: 45 3/8 inches Width per panel: 9 3/8 inches - Price On Request The ten panel carved brown lacquer screen is decorated with a continuous scene of the “One Hundred Boys” (shua wa wa) engaged in a variety of play: a group of boys frolicking in a lotus-strewn pond, soaring high on a swing, leaping in animated dragon dance, and kite flying. Others imitate more adult pursuits: one dresses as a dignitary being carried aloft in a sedan, another poses as... [Lire la suite]
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15 décembre 2009

Kangxi Chinese blue and white porcelains sold @ Christie's. European Noble and Private Collections, Amsterdam

A Chinese blue and white 'double-walled' teapot and cover. Kangxi (1662-1722) The globular sides divided in four honeycomb-pattern reticulated panels revealing a central flower-painted body, the outer body with a lotus design, the cover with flower-head reticulated design, moulded with upright handle and S-shaped spout simulating bamboo, minor rim frits, small baking flaw, frit, small cracks - 16 cm. high - Price Realized €5,625 A pair of Chinese blue and white 'double-walled' ewers and covers, Kangxi (1662-1722) The... [Lire la suite]
05 novembre 2009

Ten highlights of blue and white porcelains sold @ Christie's London, 3 November 2009

A very rare blue and white reverse-decorated 'dragon' bowl . Jiajing six-character mark and of the period (1522-66). photo Image 2009 Christie's Ltd The well potted bowl with deep upright sides, boldly decorated on the interior with a central dragon medallion encircled by double-line borders and interlocking scrolls and fruit-like sprigs, a wide band of continuously scrolling lingzhi at the rim beneath further double- line borders, all reserved against an inky-blue ground, the exterior with a frieze of two scaly dragons in... [Lire la suite]
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18 octobre 2009

London: The Fall Season 2009 - Berwald Oriental Art

Seated torso of Buddha, Tang Dynasty (618 – 907) © Berwald Oriental Art White Marble. Height: 27 ¾ inches (70.5 CM) - Width: 28 ¾ inches (73 CM) - Price on appllication Head of Guanyin, Northern Zhou Dynasty (557-581) © Berwald Oriental Art Limestone with traces of pigment. Height: 11 3/8 inches (29 cm) - Price on appllication Pair of Famille Verte Lobed Baluster Jars And Covers, China, Kangxi (1662 - 1772) © Berwald Oriental Art porcelain - Height: 24 inches (61 cm) - Price on appllication Berwald... [Lire la suite]
27 septembre 2009

Paire de bouteilles en porcelaine. Chine, période Transition (vers 1650) ou Kangxi (1662-1722).

Paire de bouteilles en porcelaine. Chine, période Transition (vers 1650) ou Kangxi (1662-1722). décor blanc-bleu peint en applique fin XIXème siècle de fleurs et échassiers en stuc sur fond noir. H.: 38 cm. Estimation : 1500/2000€ SAMEDI 3 OCTOBRE à 14 h 15 - Cécile DUPUIS - Matthieu SEMONT Successeur de Louis SAVOT - Email : cpjorleans@wanadoo.fr
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