08 novembre 2012

A Green-Glazed Bowl, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)

Lot 406. A Green-Glazed Bowl, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722); 19.2cm., 7 1/2 in. Estimate 2,000 - 3,000 GBP. Lot sold 2,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's the deep rounded sides rising from a straight foot to a flared rim, applied overall with a thin emerald-green glaze, the white base with an underglaze-blue potter's mark within a double-circle Provenance: Collection of E.T. Hall.Christie’s London, 7th June 2004, lot 42 (part lot). Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art,... [Lire la suite]

08 novembre 2012

A Fine Clair-de-Lune Glazed Bowl, Yongzheng Mark and Period (1723-1735)

Lot 405. A Fine Clair-de-Lune Glazed Bowl, Yongzheng Mark and Period (1723-1735); 14.6cm., 5 3/4 in. Estimate 20,000 - 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 32,450 GBP. Photo Sotheby's the deep rounded sides rising from a tapered foot to a flaring rim, covered overall with a pale lavender-blue glaze, the white base inscribed with a six-character Yongzheng mark within a double-circle. Provenance: Sotheby’s Amsterdam, 17th May 1994, lot 363. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 07... [Lire la suite]
08 novembre 2012

A Turquoise-Glazed Vase, Yuhuchunping. Qing Dynasty, 18th Century

Lot 403. A Turquoise-Glazed Vase, Yuhuchunping. Qing Dynasty, 18th Century; 33cm., 13in. Estimate 6,000 - 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 13,750 GBP. Photo Sotheby's the pear-shaped body rising to a waisted neck with a broad flared mouth, supported on a slightly splayed foot, applied overall with a bright turquoise-blue glaze stopping neatly at the foot Provenance: Acquired in Amsterdam, 1993. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 07 november 2012
08 novembre 2012

A Rare Aubergine-Glazed 'Dragon' Dish, Kangxi Mark and Period (1662-1722)

Lot 401. A Rare Aubergine-Glazed 'Dragon' Dish, Kangxi Mark and Period (1662-1722); 25.2cm., 10in. Estimate 15,000 - 20,000 GBP. Lot sold 39,650 GBP. Photo Sotheby's the shallow sides rising from a straight foot to a flaring rim, incised to the interior with a medallion enclosing a five-clawed dragon in pursuit of a flaming pearl, surrounded by two striding dragons chasing flaming pearls, the decoration repeated to the exterior above a lotus lappet band, covered overall in a brilliant... [Lire la suite]
08 novembre 2012

A Fine and Rare Blue-Glazed Dish, Wanli Mark and Period

Lot 400. A Fine and Rare Blue-Glazed Dish, Wanli Mark and Period; 25.5cm., 10in. Estimate 15,000 - 20,000 GBP. Lot sold 30,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's the rounded sides rising from a straight foot, covered with a deep blue glaze stopping at the footrim, the white base incised with a six-character Wanli mark within a double-circle. Provenance: Collection of R. H. R. Palmer, no. 91.Sotheby's London, 28th May 1968, lot 110.Collection of E. T. Hall, no. 312. Christie's London, 7th June 2004, lot 250. ... [Lire la suite]
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08 novembre 2012

Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891), A shikishi-ban urushi-e, dated 1881

    Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891), A shikishi-ban urushi-e, dated 1881. Photo Bonhams painted in green and black lacquer on paper, painted with a bullfinch perched on trailing wisteria branches, signed in black lacquer Gyonen nanajuyon Zeshin(Zeshin, age of seventy-four) with seal. 19.1cm x 17cm (7½in x 6 13/16in), framed within passe-partout. Sold for £4,250  色紙判漆絵(額装) 鷽に藤図 柴田是真筆 1881年   Bonhams. 6 Nov 2012. London, New Bond Street. Fine Japanese Art Afternoon Session
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08 novembre 2012

Tigerish images dominate Japanese art sale at Bonhams with a roaring £2m result and a world record for top lot

A fine large wood netsuke of a tiger. By Naito Toyomasa (1773-1856), Tanba, early 19th century. Photo Bonhams LONDON.- A  fine large wood netsuke figure of a tiger carved by Naito Toyomasa (1773-1856), Tanba, early 19th century was the top item in Bonhams sale of fine Japanese Art on Tuesday November 6th in which 582 works of art achieved a sale total of £2,085,000. Seated, its head lowered to the left as it looks back with a ferocious expression, its tail passing forwards between the hind legs and rising... [Lire la suite]