22 octobre 2010

An imperial peachbloom seal-pasteseal-paste box and cover, China, Kangxi mark and period.

An imperial peachbloom seal-pasteseal-paste box and cover, China, Kangxi mark and period. photo courtesy Nagel Of compressed circular form, the domed cover of mottled pinkish colour with some white speckling, the underside of stronger red colour with light green speckling. D. 7,6 cm - Estimate € 5 000 / 8 000 Cf. National Palace Museum Taipeh, 'Special Exhibition of Kangxi, Yongzheng and Qianlong Porcelain', 1986, Cat.no. 11 Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 5th 2010 www.auction.de
20 mars 2010

Kangxi mark and period monochromes @ Sotheby's, Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, 23 Mar 2010.,New York

A 'peachbloom' beehive waterpot. Kangxi mark and period. photo Sotheby's finely incised around the exterior with three archaistic dragon roundels, covered overall in a peachbloom glaze of varying mottled red tones, ivory stand (2) - diameter 4 7/8 in., 12.5 cm - Estimate 8,000 - 10,000 USD PROVENANCE: Sotheby's New York, 11th September 2005, lot 771. Roger Keverne, London, 2006. NOTES: Waterpots of this form, which are known as Taibo zun after the Tang dynasty poet Li Taibo, who is often depicted leaning against a... [Lire la suite]
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]
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]