17 octobre 2015

Two Chinese Imari wares, Kangxi period

Two Chinese Imari wares, Kangxi period. Estimate £600 - 800 (€820 - 1,100). Photo Bonhams Comprising: a shell form dish, painted and gilt with a variety of flowering, leafy branches; and a rosewater sprinkler decorated with scrolling leafy stems of peonies and lilies. The sprinkler: 20.5cm (8.1/8in) high (2). Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 9 Nov 2015 10:30 GMT - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE

17 octobre 2015

A blue and white 'phoenix-tail' vase, yenyen, Kangxi

A blue and white 'phoenix-tail' vase, yenyen, Kangxi period. Estimate £500 - 800 (€680 - 1,100). Photo Bonhams Painted and moulded with petal-shaped panels of scrolling, leafy peony and chrysanthemum sprays, fitted for electricity. The vase: 53cm (20 7/8in) Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 9 Nov 2015 10:30 GMT - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
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17 octobre 2015

A blue and white 'lotus' dish, Kangxi period

A blue and white 'lotus' dish, Kangxi period. Estimate £500 - 800 (€680 - 1,100). Photo Bonhams The well painted with scrolling lotus flowers, surrounded by another similar band at the flat rim, apocryphal Chenghua six-character mark to the base. 27.3cm (10 3/4in) diam. Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 9 Nov 2015 10:30 GMT - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
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17 octobre 2015

A pair of blue and white dishes, Jiajing six-character marks, Kangxi period

A pair of blue and white dishes, Jiajing six-character marks, Kangxi period. Estimate £800 - 1,200 (€1,100 - 1,600). Photo Bonhams Variously painted with scenes of gentlemen seated at leisure on riverbanks, in conversation and playing a game, in mountainous river landscapes, the rims with floral vignettes on hatch pattern grounds, the exteriors with foliate motifs. 26.6cm (10.1/2in) diam. (2). Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 9 Nov 2015 10:30 GMT - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
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17 octobre 2015

National Gallery of Art announces major acquisition of Jacob Ochtervelt painting

Jacob Ochtervelt, A Nurse and a Child in the Foyer of an Elegant Townhouse, 1663. Oil on canvas, 32 x 26 1/4 in. (81.5 x 66.8 cm). National Gallery of Art, Washington. The Lee and Juliet Folger Fund. WASHINGTON, DC.- The National Gallery of Art has acquired a masterpiece by the Dutch genre painter Jacob Ochtervelt (1634–1682). Arguably Ochtervelt's finest painting, A Nurse and a Child in the Foyer of an Elegant Townhouse, signed and dated 1663, is currently on view in Gallery 50 of the West Building, Main Floor. The... [Lire la suite]
17 octobre 2015

A blue and white 'dragon' dish, Kangxi period

A blue and white 'dragon' dish, Kangxi period. Estimate £600 - 800 (€820 - 1,100). Photo Bonhams Boldly painted with two five-clawed dragons vying for a pearl amongst flaming clouds on a swirling wave background, the exterior with beribboned lozenges and leaves, the base with a channelled foot rim and a lozenge mark. 35.4cm (13 7/8in) diam. Provenance: A private collection, acquired in Singapore in the 1930s, and thence by descent. Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 9 Nov 2015 10:30 GMT - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
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17 octobre 2015

A blue and white 'fruting melon' basin, 18th century

A blue and white 'fruting melon' basin, 18th century. Estimate £1,200 - 1,800 (€1,600 - 2,400). Photo Bonhams The deep bowl painted to the interior with scrolling fruiting melon vine with butterflies, the well with a foliate meander enclosing a shou symbol and archaistic dragons, the flat rim with a ruyi-head band, wood stand. 36.5cm (in) diam. (2). Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 9 Nov 2015 10:30 GMT - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
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17 octobre 2015

An underglaze-red and blue bottle vase, 18th century

An underglaze-red and blue bottle vase, 18th century.  Estimate £800 - 1,200 (€1,100 - 1,600). Photo Bonhams The globular body painted with elaborate scrolling floral sprays, between a wave pattern encircling the waisted foot and a foliate arabesque at the neck, the shoulder and foot encircled with cobalt blue line borders. 30cm (11 7/8in) high Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 9 Nov 2015 10:30 GMT - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
17 octobre 2015

A blue and white dish, Kangxi period

A blue and white dish, Kangxi period. Estimate £700 - 1,000 (€950 - 1,400). Photo Bonhams Painted with four blossoming trees encircling a central lotus spray roundel, all within borders of stylised entwined lotus sprays and foliage and a demi flowerhead pattern band at the rim. 38cm (15in) diam. Provenance: An English private collection, acquired prior to the 1930s by repute, and thence by descent. Note: For an identical blue and white dish see D.F. Lunsingh Scheurleer, Chinese Export Porcelain: Chine de... [Lire la suite]
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17 octobre 2015

A blue and white punch bowl, 17th century

A blue and white punch bowl, 17th century. Estimate £1,500 - 2,000 (€2,000 - 2,700). Photo Bonhams Painted to the interior and exterior with leaf shaped panels enclosing floral and foliate designs, the interior with a large central medallion, quartered with foliate motifs. 35cm (14in) diam. Provenance: An English private collection, acquired prior to the 1930s, and thence by descent. Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 9 Nov 2015 10:30 GMT - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
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