22 décembre 2012

A Rare Timurid Blue and White Bowl, Persia or Central Asia, 15th Century

A Rare Timurid Blue and White Bowl, Persia or Central Asia, 15th Century - Photo Sotheby's.  of deep form with rounded walls on a short foot, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue with a central medallion featuring a scrolling lotus flower, the body decorated with lotus flowers on an adjoining leafy scroll, with a band of mountain forms at the rim, the exterior with a similar design of scrolling lotus flowers; 32cm. diam. Estimate: 50,000 - 80,000 GBP. Unsold CATALOGUE NOTE: The deep-form seen here... [Lire la suite]
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22 décembre 2012

A Chinese Blue and White Huqqa Base Made for the Persian Market, Kangxi, 1662-1722

A Chinese Blue and White Huqqa Base Made for the Persian Market, Kangxi, 1662-1722 - Photo Sotheby's pyriform with bulbous base with tapering shoulders terminating in a ringed mouth, the body moulded and decorated in underglaze cobalt blue with imbricated lobed registers enclosing potted flowering plants, the neck with an arcade of flowers and diamond trellis motif, base with floral bouquet; 23cm. height. Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 GBP. LOT SOLD. 6,250 GBP CATALOGUE NOTE: See Yolande Crowe 2002 for details on... [Lire la suite]
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22 décembre 2012

A Safavid blue and white bottle vase, Persia, 17th century

A Safavid blue and white bottle vase, Persia, 17th century - Photo Sotheby's pyriform with bulbous base supported on a short foot, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue and outlined in black on a white background, with four vertical panels depicting lotus ponds and birds, the tapering neck decorated with a lobed arcade and palmette scrolls, the mouth terminating in a silver mount with everted rim; 25.5cm. height. stimate: 3,000 - 4,000 GBP. LOT SOLD. 3,750 GBP Sotheby's, Arts of the Islamic... [Lire la suite]
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22 décembre 2012

A Safavid Blue and White Dish, Persia, 17th Century

A Safavid Blue and White Dish, Persia, 17th Century - Photo Sotheby's of deep rounded form, decorated in varying shades of underglaze cobalt blue and outlined in black, the centre featuring storks in a setting of rounded rocks, grass and a tree, with a cloudband border, the rim with a band of alternating geometric, scrolling and flying stork motifs, between roundels with stylized floral scrolls, the reverse with mountain and grass pattern and pseudo-Chinese marks to base; 40.5cm. diam. Estimate: 6,000 -... [Lire la suite]
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22 décembre 2012

A large Safavid blue and white soft paste porcelain dish. Safavid Iran, second half 17th century 

A large Safavid blue and white soft paste porcelain dish. Safavid Iran, second half 17th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2007 With sloping rim on short with dense blue floral design, the centre with five blossoms and a meandering leafy vine, the interstices with scrolling decoration, the cavetto with similar vine and scrolls, punctuated at regular intervals with a large blossom, the rim with a thin line of gold, the exterior with more delicate vine and soft triangular motifs, some wear of glaze to... [Lire la suite]
22 décembre 2012

A Safavid blue and white octagonal ceramic soft paste porcelain dish, Iran, 17th century

A Safavid blue and white octagonal ceramic soft paste porcelain dish, Iran, 17th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2007 Of octagonal form, on short foot, with two central seated figures after the Chinese style surrounded by floral sprays, each corner of the rim with a large palmette containing stylised floral motifs, the exterior with meandering flowering vine, the underside with makers mark, repaired break, negilible repainting; 8 7/8in. (22.5cm.) diam. Price Realized £3,600 Christie's. Art of the... [Lire la suite]
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22 décembre 2012

Plat et vase en grès émaillé longquan, Chine, dynastie Ming, XVème siècle

Plat et vase en grès émaillé longquan, Chine, dynastie Ming, XVème siècle. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 Le plat de forme polylobée est décoré de fleurs et de rinceaux stylisés incisés. Le vase de forme balustre est incisé d'un décor de rinceaux de lotus et de pétales. Diamètre: 34 cm. (13 3/8 in.), Hauteur: 23 cm. (9 in.) (2). Estimate €3,000 - €4,000. Price Realized €5,250 Provenance:Property of the late Baroness Marie-Louise von Callenberg (1901-1982), Switzerland The vase: John Sparks Ltd.,... [Lire la suite]
22 décembre 2012

Francesco Guardi (Venice 1712 - 1793), An architectural capriccio with figures amongst classical ruins, a temple beyond

Francesco Guardi (Venice 1712 - 1793), An architectural capriccio with figures amongst classical ruins, a temple beyond. Photo Sotheby's oil on panel, oval; 10 3/4  by 8 5/8  in.; 27.3 by 21.9 cm. Estimation: 100,000 - 150,000 USD PROVENANCE: With Derek Johns, London;Where purchased by Giancarlo Baroni. EXHIBITED: New York, Master Paintings and Sculpture, Jean-Luc Baroni Ltd., 16 January - 31 February 2003, no. 15a (where loaned by Giancarlo Baroni). NOTE DE CATALOGUE: This Architectural... [Lire la suite]
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22 décembre 2012

Francesco Guardi (Venice 1712 - 1793), An architectural capriccio with figures by a ruined arch

Francesco Guardi (Venice 1712 - 1793), An architectural capriccio with figures by a ruined arch. Photo Sotheby's oil on panel, oval; 10 3/4  by 8 5/8  in.; 27.3 by 21.9 cm. Estimation: 100,000 - 150,000 USD PROVENANCE: With Derek Johns, London;Where purchased by Giancarlo Baroni. EXHIBITED: New York, Master Paintings and Sculpture, Jean-Luc Baroni Ltd., 16 January - 31 February 2003, no. 15a (where loaned by Giancarlo Baroni). NOTE DE CATALOGUE: This Architectural capriccio with... [Lire la suite]
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22 décembre 2012

Cinq pièces en grès émaillé crème ou qingbai. Chine, Dynastie Song (960-1279)

Cinq pièces en grès émaillé crème ou qingbai. Chine, Dynastie Song (960-1279). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 La première, une coupelle polylobée, est en grès émaillé dingyao. La seconde, une petite jarre godronnée, est émaillée crème. La troisième et la quatrième, deux coupes évasées, sont en grès émaillé qingbai, l'une à décor d'enfants, l'autre de volutes stylisées. La dernière, une petite boîte à cosmétiques en forme de fleur, contient trois petits compartiments et est rehaussée d'une belle glaçure bleutée ;... [Lire la suite]
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