Alain.R.Truong

18 janvier 2018

A large Dehua ‘peony’ charger, 17th century

Lot 21. A large Dehua ‘peony’ charger, 17th century; 34cm., 13 3/8 in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 3,750 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's 2013. the shallow rounded sides supported on a short foot, freely carved to the interior with a leafy peony spray; together with a large Dehua tripod censer. Quantity: 2 Provenance: Purchased in France, 12th February 1996 (charger) and 1989 (censer).  Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, London, 15 May 2013
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18 janvier 2018

Two blue and white 'seed pod' jars and covers, Transitional period, circa 1640

Lot 586. Two blue and white 'seed pod' jars and covers, Transitional period, circa 1640. The Largest: 28.7cm., 11 3/8 in. Estimate 1,200 — 1,800 GBP. Lot sold 2,500 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2008. each body of ovoid form rising from a short straight foot to a short straight neck, painted around the exterior with floral sprays and insects with single lines at the neck and base, the domed cover similarly painted. Quantity: 4 Provenance: The Hatcher Collection, Christie's... [Lire la suite]
18 janvier 2018

A rare dated blue and white funerary tablet and stand, Wanli period, dated 1608

Lot 584. A rare dated blue and white funerary tablet and stand, Wanli period, dated 1608; 26.1cm., 10 5/16 in. Estimate 800 — 1,000 GBP. Lot sold 1,125  GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2008.  of rectangular form, the front and back face with a lengthy calligraphic inscription in under-glaze blue, the separate rectangular stand painted to each face with a panel variously enclosing flowers, cash symbols and a two-character inscription. Quantinty: 2. Literature: Chinese Ceramic... [Lire la suite]
18 janvier 2018

A white-glazed stem bowl, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 579. A white-glazed stem bowl, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 14cm., 5 1/2 in. Estimate 800 — 1,000 GBP. Lot sold 3,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's 2008.  the deep rounded sides rising from a tall hollow spreading foot to an everted rim, covered overall with a white glaze. Literature: Bo Gyllensvärd, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection, Stockholm, 1964, pl. 683. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, London, 05 Nov 2008
18 janvier 2018

A carved celadon-glazed dish, Ming dynasty

Lot 578. A carved celadon-glazed dish, Ming dynasty; 20.2cm., 8in. Estimate 150 — 250 GBP. Lot sold 4,750 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's 2008.  the widely flaring sides rising from an angled base and short tapering foot to a foliate rim, freely carved to the interior with a rosette medallion encircled by a leafy floral band, covered overall with a bluish-green glaze; together with a small ribbed celadon jar, Yuan Dynasty. Quantity: 2 Literature: Bo Gyllensvard, Chinese... [Lire la suite]
18 janvier 2018

A rare 'Longquan' octogonal dish, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 577. A rare 'Longquan' octogonal dish, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 21.5cm., 8 1/2 in. Estimate 750 — 1,000 GBP. Lot sold 2,250 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's 2008.  the flaring sides rising from an angled base and short tapering foot, moulded to the interior with a trellis-diaper medallion and encircled with a freely carved floral spray in each of the eight lobes, covered overall with a soft bluish-green glaze . Literature: Bo Gyllensvard, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl... [Lire la suite]

18 janvier 2018

A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed jar and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 576. A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed jar and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 14cm., 5 1/2 in. Estimate 350 — 450 GBP. Lot sold 2,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's 2008.  the baluster body rising from a recessed base to a broad shoulder with moulded rib and short tapering neck, covered overall with a glossy bluish-green glaze, the broad rimmed domed cover similarly glazed. Quantity: 2. Provenance: Bluett & Sons, London. Literature: Bo Gyllensvard, Chinese Ceramics... [Lire la suite]
18 janvier 2018

An extremely rare massive blue and white octafoil basin, mark and period of Wanli (1573-1620)

Lot 72. An extremely rare massive blue and white octafoil basin, mark and period of Wanli (1573-1620); 38 cm., 15 in. Estimate 2,200,000 — 2,800,000 HKD. Lot sold 7,220,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's 2011.  of octafoil mallow shape, the steep sides with sharp indentations and the everted rim with raised lip of corresponding outline, painted in a deep cobalt blue under a brilliant glaze with a scene of a scholar seated on a stool under a pine tree in a garden surrounded by... [Lire la suite]
18 janvier 2018

An unusual blue and white stem cup with fabulous animals, mark and period of Wanli (1573-1620)

Lot 71. An unusual blue and white stem cup with fabulous animals, mark and period of Wanli (1573-1620); diameter 10 cm., 4 in. Estimate 2,000,000 — 3,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 5,060,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's 2011.  of rounded form with flared rim, supported on a tall flaring stem with a sealed flat base, the interior inscribed with a six-character reign mark, the exterior painted in a clear cobalt blue with two fabulous animals galloping among stylised clouds... [Lire la suite]
18 janvier 2018

A rare wucai box and cover with pairs of dancers, mark and period of Wanli (1573-1620)

Lot 70. A rare wucai box and cover with pairs of dancers, mark and period of Wanli (1573-1620); diameter 16 cm., 6 3/8 in. Estimate 4,000,000 — 6,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 10,516,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's 2011.  of barrel shape with curved sides, the flat cover with a raised edge, painted in a bright underglaze blue and green, red, yellow and brown enamels and black details, showing on the cover and twice around the sides of the box a scene of two men in... [Lire la suite]