14 mai 2019

A large teadust-glazed pear-shaped vase, Impressed Qianlong seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 31. A large teadust-glazed pear-shaped vase, Impressed Qianlong seal mark and of the period (1736-1795);33cm (13in) high. Estimate £ 40,000 - 60,000 (€ 46,000 - 69,000). © Bonhams 2001-2019 The compressed pear-shaped body rising from a spreading foot and tapering to a tall cylindrical neck, all covered with an evenly-mottled dark yellow-green glaze stopping at the foot, the base with the impressed seal mark. Provenance: Sotheby's London, 12 and 13 July 2006, lot 161The Inder Rieden CollectionBonhams... [Lire la suite]

14 mai 2019

A ge-type crackle-glazed bowl, Qing Dynasty

Lot 30. A ge-type crackle-glazed bowl, Qing Dynasty; 25cm (9 7/8in) diam. Estimate £ 2,500 - 3,500 (€ 2,900 - 4,100). © Bonhams 2001-2019 Sturdily potted with deep curving walls rising from a short straight foot, the pale grey-green glaze displaying dark grey and golden-brown crackles. Provenance: a European private collection.  Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, London, 16 May 2019
14 mai 2019

A rare pair of turquoise-glazed Jardinières, 18th century

Lot 29. A rare pair of turquoise-glazed Jardinières, 18th century. Each 15.6cm (6 2/8in) wide. Estimate £ 25,000 - 35,000 (€ 29,000 - 41,000). Sold for £ 31,312 (€ 35,740). © Bonhams 2001-2019 Each jardiniere of quatrefoil section moulded as a begonia flower with four lobed sides raising from a short foot encircling a recessed base, the body incised with a continuous band of archaistic interlocking chilong on a leiwen ground, covered overall in an even brilliant turquoise... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2019

A mirror-black-glazed bottle vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 28. A mirror-black-glazed bottle vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 18.5cm (7 1/4in) high. Estimate £ 4,000 - 6,000 (€ 4,600 - 6,900). © Bonhams 2001-2019 Well potted with a pear-shaped body supported on a straight foot, tapering to a slender trumpet neck rising to an everted rim, covered overall with a lustrous black glaze, wood stand. Provenance: Sydney L. Moss Ltd., London, 21 March 1968A distinguished English private collection, and thence by descent.  Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art,... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2019

An aubergine-glazed incised 'dragon' dish, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 27. An aubergine-glazed incised 'dragon' dish, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722); 25cm (9 7/8in) diam. Estimate £ 3,000 - 5,000 (€ 3,500 - 5,800). © Bonhams 2001-2019 Finely potted with shallow rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot to an everted rim, deftly incised with two dragons around the cavetto striding in pursuit of a flaming pearl, the reverse similarly incised with two dragons chasing a pearl, applied overall with a brilliant aubergine glaze partly running... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2019

A blue-glazed altar vessel and cover, Dou, Impressed Jiaqing seal marks and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 26. A blue-glazed altar vessel and cover, Dou, Impressed Jiaqing seal marks and of the period (1796-1820);26cm (10 1/4in) high. Estimate £ 8,000 - 12,000 (€ 9,300 - 14,000). © Bonhams 2001-2019 The vessel moulded in shallow relief with bands of archaistic motifs including overlapping lappets and 'C' curls, the domed cover surmounted by a double-rope-twist loop handle, both covered inside and out with a lustrous glaze of vibrant indigo-blue tone, covering the impressed seal marks inside the foot and... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2019

A very rare Imperial chestnut-ground gauze silk summer 'dragon' robe, jifu, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 197. A very rare Imperial chestnut-ground gauze silk summer 'dragon' robe, jifu, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 239cm (81 1/2in) wide x 139.1cm (54 6/8in) long. Estimate £ 50,000 - 80,000 (€ 58,000 - 93,000). Sold for £ 112,562 (€ 128,503). © Bonhams 2001-2019 The vibrant chestnut ground worked in counted stitch and couched gold threads with nine five-clawed dragons pursuing flaming pearls on the front and back panels, the shoulders and the underflap, all on a ground of multi-coloured trialing... [Lire la suite]