22 avril 2011

A fine aubergine 'dragon' bowl. Mark and period of Kangxi

A fine aubergine 'dragon' bowl. Mark and period of Kangxi. Photo Sotheby's finely potted with rounded sides flaring at the rim and resting on a straight foot, incised on the outside with two five-clawed dragons chasing flaming pearls among flames and clouds and above rocks and waves, with a key-fret border at the foot, the inside and base glazed white, the latter inscribed with the six-character mark within a double circle; 15.1 cm., 5 7/8 in. Estimate 400,000—600,000 HKD. Lot Sold 1,580,000 HKD LITERATURE AND REFERENCES:... [Lire la suite]
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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]
13 avril 2011

A rare incised barbed-rim yellow-glazed dish. Mark and period of Kangxi

A rare incised barbed-rim yellow-glazed dish. Mark and period of Kangxi. Photo Sotheby's the shallow petal-shaped dish with fluted sides rising from a straight narrow foot to an everted barbed rim, finely incised on the interior with a five-clawed dragon en face among undulating waves with high crests and clouds above, surrounded by the four incised characters wan shou qi tian ('a myriad longevities, equal to heaven'), covered overall save for the base in an opaque pale yellow glaze, the base left white and inscribed with a... [Lire la suite]
09 avril 2009

A famille-verte 'flower and butterfly' bowl. Mark and period of Kangxi

A famille-verte 'flower and butterfly' bowl. Mark and period of Kangxi the rounded sides deftly incised on the exterior with two faint dragons, applied over in green, yellow and aubergine glazes with a sprig of peony on one side and a sprig of camellia on the other side, the interior left white, the underside inscribed with a six-character reign mark in underglaze-blue. 15 cm., 5 5/8 in. Estimate 250,000—350,000 HKD. Unsold. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 08 Apr 09. Hong Kong www.sothebys.com photo... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2009

A fine peachbloom washer. Mark and period of Kangxi

A fine peachbloom washer. Mark and period of Kangxi delicately potted of compressed circular form, supported on a shallow tapering foot, the incurved, rounded sides covered with a fine 'mottled peach' red glaze with areas of white and pale lime green flecks, the interior left white and unusually, the character wen inscribed in underglaze-blue by the footrim, the base further inscribed with a six-character reign mark in underglaze blue. 11.5 cm., 4 1/4 in. Estimate 500,000—700,000 HKD PROVENANCE: Collection of Edward... [Lire la suite]
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03 avril 2009

A peachbloom seal paste box and cover. Mark and period of Kangxi

A peachbloom seal paste box and cover. Mark and period of Kangxi of entirely plain compressed circular form, the domed cover of pinkish tone shading to a light mushroom colour around the sides and on the upper part of the box, transmuting to a pale liver colour towards the base, the footrim with a neatly finished groove around the outer edge, inscribed on the underside with a six-character reign mark in underglaze-blue. 7.2 cm., 2 3/4 in. Estimate 300,000—400,000 HKD PROVENANCE: From an Asian Family Collection.Christie's... [Lire la suite]