06 septembre 2011

A Rare And Finely Carved Bottle Vase. 18th Century

 A Rare And Finely Carved Bottle Vase. 18th Century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 Finely and deeply carved with a design of a striding dragon and phoenix in flight amidst a dense allover peony scroll, all under a clear glaze of pale bluish-white tone; 18 3/8 in. (46.7 cm.) high. Estimate $20,000 - $30,000 Provenance; Acquired in London in the 1930s, and thence by descent within the family. The Property of a Gentleman. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Part I & II,  15 - 16 September 2011. New York,... [Lire la suite]
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06 septembre 2011

An Unusual Set Of Four White-Glazed 'Lotus' Cups. Guangxu Six-Character Marks In Underglaze Blue In A Line And Of The Period

An Unusual Set Of Four White-Glazed 'Lotus' Cups. Guangxu Six-Character Marks In Underglaze Blue In A Line And Of The Period (1875-1908). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 Each modeled in the shape of a large lotus blossom with incised overlapping petals, the stamen pierced with a small circular aperture leading up into the hollow, narrow stem that forms the handle which is inscribed with the reign mark in a vertical line; 6 13/16 in. (17.3 cm.) long (4). Estimate $10,000 - $15,000 Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Part I... [Lire la suite]

06 septembre 2011

A Rare Small White-Glazed Trilobed Box And Cover. 10th-11th Century

A Rare Small White-Glazed Trilobed Box And Cover. 10th-11th Century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 Thinly potted, the cover molded as three petal lobes radiating from a small figure of a recumbent lion applied to center, the box of conforming shape, the fine white ware covered on the exterior with a clear glaze with slightly greenish tint that continues over the shallow foot onto the base; 4 in. (10.2 cm.) long. Estimate $10,000 - $12,000 Notes: A white-glazed box and cover of this shape, but of smaller size (8.9 cm. long)... [Lire la suite]
06 septembre 2011

An Unusual Ivory-Glazed Incised Octagonal Box And Cover. Qianlong Incised Seal Mark And Of The Period (1736-1795)

An Unusual Ivory-Glazed Incised Octagonal Box And Cover. Qianlong Incised Seal Mark And Of The Period (1736-1795). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011  Shallow and molded in the form of eight barbed petals radiating from a central stylized flower head, each petal with a bat overlapping the scrolling leaves of a lotus spray, all within a ruyi band around the rim, with further lotus sprays on the sides of the box, all incised in a white slip and covered with a widely crackled clear glaze, the interior and base similarly covered... [Lire la suite]
06 septembre 2011

An Unusual White-Enameled Relief-Decorated Bulb Bowl. Qianlong/Jiaqing Period (1736-1820)

An Unusual White-Enameled Relief-Decorated Bulb Bowl. Qianlong-Jiaqing Period (1736-1820).  Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 Raised on four monster mask supports positioned below the four hibiscus sprays carved on the the sides that flare slightly towards the everted rim, covered allover in an opaque white enamel; 8 5/8 in. (22 cm.) diam. Estimate $5,000 - $7,000 Provenance; Mary Pickford Collection, no. 2630, acquired in China in the 1920s.  Property Of A New England Collector Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art... [Lire la suite]
06 septembre 2011

Two Small Dingyao Vessels. Northern Song Dynasty, 11th-12th Century.

Two Small Dingyao Vessels. Northern Song Dynasty, 11th-12th Century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 One a dish with shallow flared sides, the center finely carved with a flower stem, covered inside and out with a glaze of ivory tone that also covers the flat base and pools to a pale olive color in areas, with metal-mounted rim; the bowl with deep rounded sides that flare from the ring foot to the metal-mounted rim, the interior carved with a single flower stem, covered overall with a glaze of ivory tone with some pale olive... [Lire la suite]


06 septembre 2011

A Large High-Fired Glazed White Ware Cup. Sui/Early Tang Dynasty, 6th-7th Century

A Large High-Fired Glazed White Ware Cup. Sui-Early Tang Dynasty, 6th-7th Century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 Finely potted with steep sides, covered inside and out with a crackled clear glaze pooling to a faint olive color in the interior and falling in a line above the neatly finished, flared solid foot exposing the fine white ware, 4 13/16 in. (12.2 cm.) diam. Estimate $6,000 - $8,000 Provenance; Spink & Son Ltd., London, 1984. Property From A Private European Collection Note: Fine high-fired white wares of this... [Lire la suite]
06 septembre 2011

An Unusual White-Glazed Reticulated Brush Pot. 18th Century

An Unusual White-Glazed Reticulated Brush Pot. 18th Century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 cylindrical body pierced with an allover pattern of diagonally arranged wan diaper set between the thumb-grooved mouth and foot rims, covered with a glaze of milk-white color; 6 in. (15.2 cm.) high. Estimate $3,000 - $5,000 Provenance: Chait Galleries, New York. The property of an American Collector. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Part I & II,  15 - 16 September 2011. New York, Rockefeller Plazza www.christies.com
06 septembre 2011

A Fine Anhua-Decorated White-Glazed Conical Bowl, 18th Century.

A Fine Anhua-Decorated White-Glazed Conical Bowl, 18th Century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 Finely incised with two dragons leaping in pursuit of flaming pearls, the interior with a central medallion enclosing a Yongle four-character seal mark written in archaistic script; 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) diam. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000 Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Part I & II,  15 - 16 September 2011. New York, Rockefeller Plazza www.christies.com
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06 septembre 2011

A Blanc-De-Chine Figure Of Budai, 17th-18th Century

A Blanc-De-Chine Figure Of Budai, 17th-18th Century.Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 The laughing figure shown seated leaning against a large cloth sack, holding a pearl in his left hand while the right hand rests on his knee, wearing loosely draped robes that expose his corpulent torso, covered in a glaze of ivory tone; 6 in. (15.3 cm.) wide, wood stand. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000 Provenance: Chait Galleries, New York. The property of an American Collector. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Part I & II,  15 - 16... [Lire la suite]
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