26 juin 2011

Some of Vincennes 18th century porcelaine from the Evill/Frost Collection

An extremely rare Vincennes teapot and cover, circa 1747-49. Photo Sotheby's héière ronde in Meissen style with a tau handle and bird's head spout, paintedᅠwith a continuous riverside scene including an elegant couple, the cove, with further landscapes in miniature, attachedᅠwith a white metal chain andᅠmounts,ᅠcracked; 10.4cm., 4¼in. ESTIMATE 20,000-30,000 GBP - Lot Sold: 20,000 GBP Note: The shape of this teapot closely follows a Meissen prototype. For a similar teapot in the Musée National de Cèramique (minus a cover) see... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2011

A rare Yixing teapot and cover, by Yang Pengnian. Mid Qing dynastyA rare Yixing teapot and cover, by Yang Pengnian. Mid Qing dyn

A rare Yixing teapot and cover, by Yang Pengnian. Mid Qing dynasty. Photo Bonhams Of broad cylindrical form, curving in at the shoulders, applied with a short tapering spout, the opposite side with a long curved handle, the inside of the cover inscribed with an indistinct two-character seal mark, the body of a purple-grey suffused with light speckles, the base inscribed 'Yangpengnian zhi'. 17.8cm high. Estimate: HK$100,000 - 150,000, US$ 13,000 - 19,000 . Unsold 清中期 宜興紫砂桶壼 模製「楊彭年製」楷書款 Provenance:: Private American... [Lire la suite]
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07 janvier 2011

Kangxi period Kangxi period @ Christie's. Chinese Export Art , 25 January 2011, New York

A large pair of famille verte dishes, Kangxi period. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Each with a central lotus-form panel of antiques and auspicious objects surrounded by six panels in the shape of leaves and fruit enclosing ducks, pheasants, cranes, carp, grasshoppers, a ship and a qilin, the panels flanked by dragons and on a trellis-ground, the reverse with an artemesia leaf and double circle in underglaze blue; 15¼ in. (38.7 cm.) diameter (2) - Estimate $20,000 - $30,000 A pair of famille verte dishes,... [Lire la suite]
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01 janvier 2011

Qianlong period & 18th century "Canton enamel"

A rare pair of "Canton enamel" candlesticks, 18th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 In Georgian silver style with columnar supports above square pedestal bases, all delicately enameled with scattered floral sprigs, the blooms lavender on grisaille leafy stems, between narrow borders in grisaille and blue enamel, inside the removable bobeche further blue borders; 12¼ in. (31.1 cm.) high (2) - Estimate $12,000 - $18,000 Notes: A very unusual form to find in Chinese enamel; other English silver shapes,... [Lire la suite]
07 octobre 2010

A superb and extremely rare Beijing enamel gold teapot and cover. Mark and period of Yongzheng.

A superb and extremely rare Beijing enamel gold teapot and cover. Mark and period of Yongzheng. photo courtesy Sotheby's whimsically designed, the cylindrical body exquisitely enamelled with a pair of fantastic phoenix adorned with lush blooms of peonies scattered on a rich turquoise ground, the birds with outstretched colourful wings and long tail with magnificent plumes, the side set with a gold arched spout rising from a mythical animal-head base, set opposite an archaistic C-shaped handle, further set with a... [Lire la suite]
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01 mai 2010

Ming dyansty jade @ Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 13 May 2010

A pale green jade 'monkey and horse' group, Ming Dynasty. photo Bonhams Well carved in the round to depict a recumbent horse with his head turned sharply to the left over his body, looking at a small monkey clambering up his back, the stone of a greyish-green tone with brown inclusions, wood stand, fitted box. 8.2cm (3¼in) wide (3). Estimate: £5,000 - 7,000, HK$59,000 - 83,000 Provenance: Purchased at Bluett & Sons, London, 1960sThe Collection of Mr Harold Cooper A green jade carving of a toad. Ming Dynasty.... [Lire la suite]
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05 janvier 2010

A selection of Kangxi period Famille Verte porcelains @ Christie's New York

Two famille verte puzzle jugs and covers. Kangxi period The spouts issuing from monster masks, the necks pierced, one with panels of court ladies and potted plants, the other with antiques and auspicious objects, including a rabbit on a table. 10 in. (25.4 cm.) high (4) - Est. $10,000 - $15,000 A large pair of famille verte tea canisters and covers. Kangxi period, one cover 19th century Each of hexagonal form, the sides painted with alternating panels of court ladies, scholar's rocks and antiques among precious... [Lire la suite]
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]
30 mars 2009

A group of chinese turquoise-glazed vessels, Qing dynasty (18th-early 20th century)

A group of chinese turquoise-glazed vessels, Qing dynasty (18th-early 20th century) comprising a hexagonal teapot and cover; an elongated bottle vase; a smaller similar bottle vase; a small flattened lobed baluster vase; and a small jar with molded lappets at shoulders; together with a painted turquoise hexagonal yixing vase. The elongated bottle vase, the tallest, 8½in. (21.5cm.) high (7) Estimate $2,000 - $3,000 Christie's. Christie's Interiors. 1 - 2 April 2009. New York, Rockefeller Plaza www.christies.com Image 2009... [Lire la suite]