Alain.R.Truong

25 avril 2017

A blue and white beaker vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 242. A blue and white beaker vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 44.5 cm, 17 1/2  in. Estimate 12,000 — 18,000 GBP.  Photo: Sotheby's. the globular central section rising from a tall spreading foot to a tall trumpet neck, painted around the exterior with a prunus and cracked-ice ground divided by keyfret and moulded plain bands and chevron bands at the foot and rim.  Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 6th December 1978, lot 757. Roger Keverne Ltd.,... [Lire la suite]

25 avril 2017

A large blue and white 'Scholars' dish, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 241. A large blue and white 'Scholars' dish, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 48.5 cm, 9 1/16  in. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 GBP.  Photo: Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising to an everted rim, painted to the interior with a garden scene of three scholars playing musical instruments under a pine tree, assisted by two attendants, encircled by a border of four auspicious emblems interspersed with leafy lotus sprays, within a wide border of cartouche panelled scenes reserved on a... [Lire la suite]
25 avril 2017

A blue and white bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 132. A blue and white bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 20 cm, 7 7/8  in. Estimate 2,500 — 3,000 GBP.  Photo: Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a short spreading foot to an everted rim, painted in bright cobalt-blue tones with four panels of figures with scenes from the Romance of the West Chamber below a band of diaper and peach panels to the rim, with a similar band to the interior rim, the base with apocryphal Chenghua mark.  Sotheby's. Important... [Lire la suite]
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25 avril 2017

A fine blue and white 'lotus' bowl, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 130. A fine blue and white 'lotus' bowl, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722); 16 cm, 6 1/4  in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP.  Photo: Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to an everted rim, painted in rich cobalt blue tones with a band of continuous lotus scroll above a band of lappets at the foot, the interior with a single lotus spray, the base with an underglaze-blue six-character mark within a double circle.  Sotheby's. Important... [Lire la suite]
25 avril 2017

A pair of blue and white 'squirrels and grapes' jars and covers, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 210. A pair of blue and white 'squirrels and grapes' jars and covers, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 62cm (24 3/8in) high (4). Estimate £9,000 - 12,000 (€11,000 - 14,000). Photo: Bonhams. Both meticulously painted around the exteriors with large, long, curling, vine trees suspending bunches of ripe grapes, various squirrels perched on the vines nibble at the fruit, all beneath a ruyi-head band, the domed covers similarly painted, surmounted by lotus-bud finials. Provenance: an Italian private... [Lire la suite]
25 avril 2017

A pair of blue and white beaker vases, gu, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 209. A pair of blue and white beaker vases, gu, Kangxi period (1662-1722). The largest 46cm (18 1/8in) high. (2). Estimate £9,000 - 12,000 (€11,000 - 14,000). Photo: Bonhams. Both with channelled rims and deftly painted around the exteriors in vibrant hues of cobalt-blue with various scenes, the upper register of one vase with armed soldiers, the middle section with gentleman drinking around a board game, the lower register with elegant ladies in a garden and pavilion playing chess, the other vase decorated... [Lire la suite]
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25 avril 2017

A pair of blue and white baluster jars and covers, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 208. A pair of blue and white baluster jars and covers, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 61cm (24in) high (4). Estimate £18,000 - 25,000 (€21,000 - 29,000). Photo: Bonhams. Both painted around the exterior with circular panels of an elegant lady gazing out of her window, double-gourd panels of antiquities and archaic bronze vessels, all reserved on a honeycomb-pattern ground, the domed cover with lotus-bud finials. Provenance: an Italian private collection Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART, 11 May 2017,... [Lire la suite]
25 avril 2017

A pair of powder-blue-ground blue and white rouleau vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 203. A pair of powder-blue-ground blue and white rouleau vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 54.5cm (21 1/2in) high. (2). Estimate £18,000 - 25,000 (€21,000 - 29,000). Photo: Bonhams. Painted with variously shaped panels enclosing insect and birds amid rocks and flowers, children and ladies, various antiques and scholarly items, all reserved on powder-blue-grounds. Note: A related pair of blue and white rouleau vases, decorated with panels reserved on a blue ground is illustrated by... [Lire la suite]
25 avril 2017

A pair of blue and white 'hawthorn' baluster jars and covers, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 202. A pair of blue and white 'hawthorn' baluster jars and covers, Kangxi period (1662-1722); (17 2/8in) high. (4). Estimate £5,000 - 6,000 (€5,900 - 7,100). Photo: Bonhams. Painted all over with flowering sprays of prunus reserved on a blue 'cracked-ice' ground, between a dentil border around the foot and ruyi-head band encircling the neck, the domed cover with lotus-bud finial similarly painted. Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART, 11 May 2017, 11:00 BST, LONDON, NEW BOND STREET
25 avril 2017

A blue and white baluster vase, Chenghua six-character mark, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 201. A blue and white baluster vase, Chenghua six-character mark, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 48.2cm (19in) high. Estimate £12,000 - 15,000 (€14,000 - 18,000). Photo: Bonhams. The body raising on an elegantly-tapering foot, painted in vivid shades of cobalt blue with an audience scene, depicting a scholar holding a hu tablet arriving at a pavilion, received by a dignitary unfolding and announcing the Imperial edict, accompanied by martial generals and anticipated by further scholar-officials in the... [Lire la suite]