28 mars 2018

An unusual wucai dish, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619)

Lot 1484. An unusual wucai dish, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619); 5 5/8 in. (14.4 cm.) diam.  Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 50,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011   With shallow rounded sides rising to a slightly everted rim, the center painted with a five-clawed dragon leaping amidst clouds above two phoenixes confronted on a flaming pearl, below four roundels enclosing the... [Lire la suite]

28 mars 2018

An important and extremely rare wucai 'Ducks and Lotus Pond' fish bowl, Wanli six-character mark and of the period (1573-1619)

Lot 1483. An important and extremely rare wucai 'Ducks and Lotus Pond' fish bowl, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue in a line within a double-rectangle and of the period (1573-1619); 18 5/8 in. (47.4 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 250,000 - USD 350,000. Price realised USD 146,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011  The massive sturdily potted vessel with flared, slightly rounded sides painted in tones of cobalt and highlighted in bold tones of iron-red, green and yellow and brown glaze... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2018

A pair of large glazed tilework panels, Ming dynasty (1368-1644) 

Lot 1481. A pair of large glazed tilework panels, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 17½ x 65 in. (44.5 x 165 cm). Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 47,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011  Each comprised of three sections, two well molded and carved in high relief with a wildly writhing dragon that continues onto the third section which is decorated with immortals, on one a bearded figure holding a turquoise ring studded with amber beads stands beside an attendant with the head... [Lire la suite]
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28 mars 2018

A rare blue and white moonflask, bianping, Yongle period (1403-1425) 

Lot 1480. A rare blue and white moonflask, bianping, Yongle period (1403-1425); 10½ in. (26.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 110,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011  Raised on a short, rounded rectangular foot, each convex side painted in underglaze blue of dark, inky tone with a stylized flower formed by eight palmette-joined petals radiating from a central yinyang motif encircled by a narrow petal band, all within an outer diaper border, the narrow... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2018

A small imperial yellow-glazed saucer dish, Zhengde six-character mark and of the period (1506-1521)

Lot 1479. A small imperial yellow-glazed saucer dish, Zhengde six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1506-1521); 6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 134,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 With shallow rounded sides raised on a slightly tapered foot and rising to a slightly everted rim, covered inside and out with a glaze of lemon-yellow color, the glaze on the base with a blue-green tint. Note: For a... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2018

A rare blue and white circular plaque, Chenghua period (1465-1487)

Lot 1477. A rare blue and white circular plaque, Chenghua period (1465-1487); 11½ in. (29.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 92,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Finely painted with a scene of three scholars and their two attendants, one holding a book, the other holding a qin, surrounded by trees, the top of a pavilion emerging from behind clouds in the distance, all surrounded by a double-line border, wood stand. Note: This beautifully painted... [Lire la suite]

28 mars 2018

A rare blue and white molded 'Lotus' dish, Wanli six-character mark within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619)

Lot 1476. A rare blue and white molded 'Lotus' dish, Wanli six-character mark within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619); 7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 43,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Crisply molded as an open lotus flower raised on a short, narrow foot, painted in underglaze blue on the interior with a Tibetan character encircled by ruyi heads, from which radiate two rows of lotus petals, the outer row enclosing spiral... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2018

A very rare blue and white dish, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 1475. A very rare blue and white dish, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 13 5/8 in. (34.6 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 122,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 With sturdily potted, shallow rounded sides rising from the wedge-shaped foot, the interior painted in inky underglaze blue enriched by 'heaping and piling' with a central vermiculate-patterned roundel surrounded by six roundels alternately filled with waves and peony, lotus and orange blossoms, all separated by... [Lire la suite]
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28 mars 2018

An unusual blue and white dish, Jiajing-Wanli period (1522-1619)

Lot 1474. An unusual blue and white dish, Jiajing-Wanli period (1522-1619); 13¾ in. (35 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 10,000. Price realised USD 10,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Painted in inky tones of underglaze blue in the interior with an elephant and lion confronted on either side of the trunk of a tall tree, below striding dragons interspersed with Daoist trigrams in the cavetto, the reverse with six floral roundels separated by small clouds, the base with four-character mark in a... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2018

V&A acquire important wall-hanging from De Wit at BRAFA 2018

Bacchus Triumphant (or Autumn), late 17th century (around 1683), workshop of the Saint Joseph convent in Paris, wool and silk on linen canvas, 440 cm x 274 cm, Royal Manufacturers De Wit Fine Tapestries. LONDON.- An important sale has come to light from the 63rd edition of BRAFA 2018, which took place from 27 January - 4 February. It has been announced that the V & A acquired an important embroidered wall-hanging entitled Bacchus Triumphant from the Royal Manufacturers De Wit Fine Tapestries Belgium, one of the... [Lire la suite]