14 juillet 2011

A Chinese porcelain famille rose square vase. Early Yongzheng, circa 1723.

A Chinese porcelain famille rose square vase. Early Yongzheng, circa 1723. Courtesy Marchant decorated with tapering panels each with a different bird, including a bird of paradise, all perched amongst flowering branches of magnolia, peony, camellia, winter prunus, tree peony and prunus within a black enamel frame with chamfered corners, beneath faceted panels with stylized pink flowerheads on a yellow ground reserved on a pink flowerhead diaper ground and beneath grisaille landscape panels on the gently flaring neck, the... [Lire la suite]
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14 juillet 2011

Chinese Imperial porcelain blue and white, underglaze copper-red and celadon vase. Six-character mark of Kangxi and period

A Chinese Imperial porcelain blue and white, underglaze copper-red and celadon vase. Six-character mark of Kangxi in underglaze blue and of the period, 1662-1722. Courtesy Marchant of club form slightly tapering towards the foot, painted on each facet with a mountainous river landscape with houses, viewing pavilions, pine, wuti and incised celadon rockwork, two panels with fishermen, one beneath the moon, each panel within underglaze blue double lines, the flat shoulder with four sprays of prunus, lotus, bamboo and daisy... [Lire la suite]
15 avril 2011

Boxwood wristrest, brushpot, square vase. Qing Dynasty, 18th -19th century

A carved Boxwood wristrest. Qing Dynasty, 18th century. Photo Sotheby's. naturalistically carved as a slightly curled section of tree bark with irregular openings and cracks, one side carved in low relief with a branch of prunus blossom, the underside decorated with a sprig of three narcissus, the smooth patina of warm honey tone: 20.2 cm., 8 in. Estimate 150,000—250,000 HKD. Lot Sold 350,000 HKD A carved Boxwood brushpot. Qing Dynasty, 18th -19th century. Photo Sotheby's. well carved in high relief with a sleeping sage... [Lire la suite]
30 avril 2009

A famille verte square 'Hundred Antiques' vase. Kangxi

A famille verte square 'Hundred Antiques' vase. Kangxi The body decorated in relief with the Bo gu (One Hundred Antiques) including gu with fruiting cherry, fangding, ding, cong with coral, jar and spoon, a double-cash knot, conch, scrolls, basket with peach and lingzhi, bowl with pomegranate and lingzhi, books, kite, bell, lotus leaf with finger citron, vase with brushes, crab and fish traps, the shoulders enamelled with large peony blossoms reserved on a green fish-roe ground rising to the flared neck with relief decoration... [Lire la suite]
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24 février 2009

A 'Famille-Rose' Square Vase, Qing Dynasty

A 'Famille-Rose' Square Vase, Qing Dynasty of tapering square shape, two of the faceted sides painted with verdant mountain landscapes dotted with pavilions, the other two featuring detailed scenes of figures in the landscapes, the narrow neck finished with a lipped rim, an iron-red le gu tang zhi (Hall for Rejoicing in Antiquities) mark to the base, wood stand and box (3). height 12 1/2 in., 31.8 cm. Estimate 10,000—12,000 USD Sotheby's. Chinese Works of Art. 17 Mar 09.New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's
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