03 mars 2016

A pair of cloisonne enamel bowls, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century

Lot 144. A pair of cloisonné enamel bowls, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century. Estimate 12,000 — 18,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. each with deep rounded sides rising from a sightly splayed foot to an everted rim, the exterior enameled with a continuous lotus scroll, the blooms alternately enameled in red, white, blue and yellow, all reserved against a turquoise-blue ground, above a border of lappets and ruyi-shaped clouds at the foot and below a ruyi-head border at the rim (2). Diameter 6... [Lire la suite]

03 mars 2016

A painted and turquoise-glazed 'Cizhou' garden seat, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 157. A painted and turquoise-glazed 'Cizhou' garden seat, Ming dynasty, 16th century. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. of slender barrel form, set with four lion-mask-handles each suspending a ring framing a pierced section, painted with a composite peony and chrysanthemum scroll between two bands of raised bosses, the top with a pierced coin-shaped medallion framed by further lotus scrolls, covered overall with a turquoise glaze. Height 19 1/2  in., 49.7 cm Sotheby's. Chinese Art... [Lire la suite]
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03 mars 2016

A painted and turquoise-glazed 'Cizhou' vase (meiping), Yuan dynasty

Lot 158. A painted and turquoise-glazed 'Cizhou' vase (meiping), Yuan dynasty. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.  the gently tapering body rising from a short spreading foot to broad rounded shoulders and a narrow waisted neck, freely painted around the exterior with three quatrefoil panels, two enclosing figures, the third enclosing a rabbit, all reserved on a ground of swirling clouds between bands of leafy floral scroll at the foot and shoulder, covered overall with a... [Lire la suite]
03 mars 2016

A painted and turquoise-glazed 'Cizhou' vase (meiping), Yuan dynasty

Lot 159. A painted and turquoise-glazed 'Cizhou' vase (meiping), Yuan dynasty. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the gently tapering body rising from a short spreading foot to broad rounded shoulders and a narrow waisted neck, freely painted around the exterior with three quatrefoil panels, two enclosing figures, the third enclosing a crane, all reserved on a ground of swirling clouds between bands of leafy floral scroll at the foot and shoulder, covered overall with a transparent... [Lire la suite]
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03 mars 2016

Judy Dent, 1962 by F. C. Gundlach

Judy Dent, 1962. Photograph by F. C. Gundlach Judy Dent, 1962. Photograph by F. C. Gundlach Judy Dent, 1962. Photograph by F. C. Gundlach
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03 mars 2016

A pair of pink-ground famille-rose jardinières, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

Lot 103. A pair of pink-ground famille-rose jardinières, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. each of lobed form raised on four ruyi-form feet, the flaring sides rising to an everted lipped rim, the sides brightly enameled with lotus, lingzhi and shou characters against a puce-pink ground, with floral sprays against a turquoise ground at the rim edged with gilding, the interiors enameled turquoise, wood stands (4). Width 6 3/4... [Lire la suite]

03 mars 2016

An exceptionally rare pair of Beijing enamel 'peach and bat' vases, Qianlong marks and period

Lot 143. An exceptionally rare pair of Beijing enamel 'peach and bat' vases, Qianlong marks and period. Estimate 250,000 — 350,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. each of pear-shaped form with the rounded body rising from a splayed foot to a slender waisted neck flaring at the rim, boldly painted in shades of pink, green, blue and white enamels with a continuous scene of five bats in flight amidst a tree issuing from rockwork, its gnarled branches bearing five peaches and blossoming prunus,... [Lire la suite]
03 mars 2016

An extremely rare pair of gilt-bronze and paste-set lanterns, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

Lot 115. An extremely rare pair of gilt-bronze and paste-set lanterns, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period. Estimate 500,000 — 800,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. each lantern composed of four oval frames, each bordered by a narrow red paste-inset band and ornate foliate scrolls centered above by a leafy crest set with a paste-set flowerhead and applied with further paste-set florets, each divided by foliate brackets supporting a hinged cover composed of four feathery acanthus leaves surmounted by a finial of faceted form... [Lire la suite]
03 mars 2016

A Chinese dark blue ground summer dragon robe, late Qing dynasty

Lot 294 A Chinese dark blue ground summer dragon robe, late Qing dynasty. Estimate USD 2,000 ~ 3,000. Photo Freeman's Auctions. L: 50 in., 130 cm  Provenance: L: 50 in., 130 cm  Freeman's Auctions. Asian Arts. Sat, Mar 12 2016 10:00 AM
03 mars 2016

A Chinese blue ground summer dragon robe, late Qing dynasty

Lot 293. A Chinese blue ground summer dragon robe, late Qing dynasty. Estimate USD 2,000 ~ 3,000. Photo Freeman's Auctions. L: 52 in, 132 cm  Provenance: Property of an Ohio lady Acquired in Australia in 1914, thence by descent Freeman's Auctions. Asian Arts. Sat, Mar 12 2016 10:00 AM