25 juillet 2018

A group of three blue and white dishes, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 232. A group of three blue and white dishes, Kangxi period (1662-1722). The larger 9 5/8 in. (24.5 cm.) diam. Estimation : GBP 800 - 1,200. Price Realised: GBP 875.00. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The group includes a foliate dish decorated with a basket of flowers, a foliate dish decorated with floral sprays and a circular dish painted with a large flowering tree. Two of the dishes have auspicious emblems to the base.  Christie's. The Art of China: London Summer Edition, 11-19 july 2018 ... [Lire la suite]
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25 juillet 2018

Two small blue and white vases and a 'fish' dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 230. Two small blue and white vases and a 'fish' dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722). The larger vase, 4 1/2 in. (11.5 cm.) high, the plate 10 in. (25.3 cm.) diam. Estimation : GBP 800 - 1,200. Price Realised: GBP 1250.00. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The group comprises: a small rouleau vase with long neck, decorated with auspicious antiquities to the body and an apocryphal Chenghua mark to the base; a small pear-shaped vase with 'ladies and flowers' and a 'fish and flower' dish with... [Lire la suite]
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25 juillet 2018

A blue and white vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 229. A blue and white vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 10 1/4 in. (26.5 cm.) high. Estimation : GBP 3,000 - 5,000. Price Realised: GBP 2500.00. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The vessel is decorated in bright shades of cobalt blue with cartouches enclosing floral sprays, surrounded by foliate designs. The base is decorated with an auspicious emblem within double circles.  Provenance: Belgian private collection. Christie's. The Art of China: London Summer Edition, 11-19 july 2018
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25 juillet 2018

A blue and white 'Venetian glass-inspired' twin-handled vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 228. A blue and white 'Venetian glass-inspired' twin-handled vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 7⅞ in. (20 cm.) high. Estimation : GBP 1,000 - 2,000. Price Realised: GBP 1000.00. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The vase has a tall neck flanked by elaborate openwork foliate handles and is decorated in vibrant shades of bright blue with a bold design of leafy flower blooms using cross-hatched shading techniques, below a band of birds perched on leafy stems encircling the neck.  Note: The vase... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2018

A pair of Imari square-form vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 224. A pair of Imari square-form vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 7⅞ in. (20 cm.) high. Estimation : GBP 1,000 - 2,000. Price Realised: GBP 1500.00. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The vases are decorated with alternating panels enclosing insects hovering above a lotus pond and insects above leafy chrysanthemums and rocks, the shoulders are further embellished with lotus and flower heads.  Christie's. The Art of China: London Summer Edition, 11-19 july 2018
25 juillet 2018

A blue and white 'figural' dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 223. A blue and white 'figural' dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 10 in. (25.3 cm.) diam. Estimation : GBP 1,000 - 1,500. Price Realised: GBP 2125.00. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The interior of the dish is delicately painted with a circular panel depicting two boys at play in a garden, beside a lady and a scholar in a pavilion. The scene is encircled by a border featuring ladies at leisurely pursuits. The exterior is decorated with floral sprays, surrounding further flower heads to the... [Lire la suite]

25 juillet 2018

A blue and white 'figural' dish, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 221. A blue and white 'figural' dish, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722).10 1/2 in. (26.8 cm.) diam. Estimation : GBP 1,000 - 1,500. Price Realised: GBP 2500.00. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The interior of the dish is painted with a roundel enclosing a figural scene featuring a scholar and a lady accompanied by attendants, all surrounded by a border with four cartouches enclosing further figural scenes. The exterior is decorated with four beribboned auspicious... [Lire la suite]
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25 juillet 2018

A blue and white 'figural' jar, 17th century

Lot 220.  A blue and white 'figural' jar, 17th century. 8 5/8 in. (22 cm.) high. Estimation : GBP 1,000 - 2,000. Price Realised: GBP 2750.00. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The octagonal-shaped jar is decorated with a figural scene depicting a scholar with two attendants in a landscape, all below a lappet-band with scrolling lotus to the shoulder.  Provenance: From a Dutch collection, acquired prior to 1995. Christie's. The Art of China: London Summer Edition, 11-19 july 2018
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25 juillet 2018

A wucai jar, ate Ming dynasty, circa 1630-1640

Lot 219. A wucai jar, ate Ming dynasty, circa 1630-1640. 6¾ in. (17.2 cm.) high. Estimation : GBP 1,000 - 1,500. Price Realised: GBP 3250.00. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The vase is decorated with an official and his attendant beside three ladies, amongst scrolling clouds within a rocky landscape and a short inscription to one side. There is a three character mark to the base.  Provenance: English Collection, predominantly assembled in the 1980s and 1990s. Christie's. The Art of... [Lire la suite]
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25 juillet 2018

A blue and white 'Li Bai' water dropper, Wanli period (153-1619)

Lot 218. A blue and white 'Li Bai' water dropper, Wanli period (153-1619); 5 3/8 in. (13.5 cm.) wide. Estimation : GBP 2,000 - 3,000. Price Realised: GBP 2750.00. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The Drunken Poet is modelled with his eyes closed, wearing a scholar's cap and a robe decorated with cloud scrolls. He reclines with one hand resting on a wine jar which forms the water vessel, and his other sleeve is tucked behind his back, forming the spout. Christie's. The Art of China: London Summer... [Lire la suite]