10 mars 2019

A blue and white vase, yuhuchunping, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566)

Lot 505. A blue and white vase, yuhuchunping, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566). Height 12 3/8  in., 31.4 cm. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 USD. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. elegantly potted, the pear-shaped body rising from a short slightly tapered foot to a waisted neck and everted rim, painted in rich tones of underglaze-blue with a peony scroll encircling the body, framed above and below by bands of alternating lappets and florets, the neck painted with two registers of lotus... [Lire la suite]

10 mars 2019

A large blue and white 'dragon' bowl, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566)

Lot 504. A large blue and white 'dragon' bowl, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566). Diameter 12 1/4  in., 31.1 cm. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 USD. Lot Sold 100,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the deep, rounded sides sweeping up from a slightly tapered foot to an everted rim, the exterior painted in bright cobalt tones with two five-clawed dragons each in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl', their long sinuous bodies covered in scales and accented with a ridged spine, amid clouds and flame... [Lire la suite]
10 mars 2019

A blue and white 'lotus' bowl, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 503. A blue and white 'lotus' bowl, Ming dynasty, 15th century. Diameter 8 3/4  in., 22.2 cm. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 USD. Lot sold 75,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides set over a slightly tapered foot, the exterior painted in variegated cobalt tones with a continuous scroll of foliate stems issuing lotus blossoms, the motif framed between a double line at the rim and further plain bands encircling the foot, the interior centered with a large flowerhead within a double... [Lire la suite]
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10 mars 2019

A rare blue and white 'floral' cupstand, Wanli mark and period (1573-1619)

Lot 502. A rare blue and white 'floral' cupstand, Wanli mark and period (1573-1619). Diameter 5 7/8  in., 14.9 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot sold 23,750 USD.  Courtesy Sotheby's. the shallow rounded sides rising from a short, tapered foot to an everted rim divided into five lobes, molded on the interior with a central raised ring decorated in underglaze blue with petal lappets, encircled by undulating leafy chrysanthemum scrolls, all... [Lire la suite]