22 janvier 2011

A Chinese porcelain famille verte wine cup of conical form.. Six character mark of Chenghua within a double square, late Kangxi

A Chinese porcelain famille verte wine cup of conical form.. Six character mark of Chenghua within a double square, late Kangxi, circa 1720. Courtesy Marchantdelicately painted with a standing scholar holding a staff beside a deer holding a single piece of lingzhi in its mouth, the reverse with a pine tree amongst rockwork, 3 5/8 inches, 9.2cm diameter. Price on request • Formerly in a private Dutch collection. • Previously sold by Bluett and Sons, London. MARCHANT; www.marchantiques.com
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02 janvier 2011

Underglaze copper-red & Iron-Red porcelains, Qing dynasty, 18th century, Qianlong period & Xianfeng mark and period

A rare underglaze copper-red 'phoenix' Meiping,  Qing dynasty, 18th century. photo Sotheby's the broad round-shouldered body rising from a recessed base to a narrow short neck with everted rolled rim, painted in rich red tones around the exterior with two large phoenix amidst leafy peony sprays, all between a lotus-lappet band at the base and a flower-filled lappet collar and stiff leaf band at the neck; 35.5cm., 14in. - Est. 25,000—35,000 GBP. Lot Sold 37,250 GBP PROVENANCE: A Private French Collection. NOTE:... [Lire la suite]
20 juin 2010

A Chinese porcelain minyao famille rose hexagonal wine cup. Six character sealmark of Jiaqing in iron-red and of the period

A Chinese porcelain minyao famille rose hexagonal wine cup. Six character sealmark of Jiaqing in iron-red and of the period, 1796-1820. photo Marchantpainted with five standing officials and an attendant pulling a wheeled chair in a continuous landscape scene with fencing and rockwork, the interior with flower sprays of lotus, chrysanthemum, peony, winter sweet and others, all encircling a day lily in the well beneath a gilt rim. 3 inches, 7.6cm diameter. Price on application From the Auty Collection, Bristol. A... [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]
24 mars 2010

Qing 'dragon' bowl, 'wine cups. saucer dishes, dragon and phoenix' bowl @ Sotheby's

A fine green and aubergine enameled 'dragon' bowl. Jiaqing seal mark and period. photo courtesy Sotheby's incised around the exterior with two dragons in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl', the decoration in aubergine on a translucent green ground - diameter 4 3/8 in., 11.2 cm. Est. 8,000—10,000 USD. Lot Sold 31,250 USD PROVENANCE: S. Marchant & Son, London, 1981.Christie's New York, 24th March 2004, lot 223. A fine 'wucai' 'dragon and phoenix' bowl. Daoguang mark and period. photo courtesy Sotheby's the... [Lire la suite]
28 octobre 2009

An unusual small 'dragon' wine cup. Mark and period of Jiajing

An unusual small 'dragon' wine cup. Mark and period of Jiajing. photo Sotheby's well-potted with steep sides and slightly flared at the rim rising from a short foot rim, the exterior painted with iron-red enamel depicting two 'five-clawed' dragons amongst clouds, all between double-lines both at the lip and at the base, the countersunk base with the underglaze-blue six-character mark within a double-square. 6.2 cm., 2 1/2 in. Est. 250,000—300,000 HKD - Sold 325,000 HKD NOTE: Cups of this form with this design are quite... [Lire la suite]
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