15 août 2019

A pair of small biscuit-decorated white-glazed bottle vases, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century

Lot 714. A pair of small biscuit-decorated white-glazed bottle vases, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century; 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.  Each vase is of pear shape and is applied with a chilong left in the biscuit at the shoulder. Provenance: Russell Tyson (1867-1963) Collection, Chicago.The Art Institute of Chicago, accessioned in 1964. Christie's. Chinese Art from The Art Institute of Chicago, New... [Lire la suite]

15 août 2019

A large Fahua jar, guan, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 712. A large Fahua jar, guan, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 12 ½ in. (31.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.  The jar is decorated on one side with two immortals greeting Shoulao, who is shown seated under a pine tree flanked by a deer and an incense stand supporting a censer. The reverse is decorated with a scene of four scholars at various pursuits amidst large pine trees, clouds and lingzhi. The shoulder is decorated with ruyi panels... [Lire la suite]
15 août 2019

A rare large wucai 'garlic-head' vase, Wanli six-character mark in a line and of the period (1573-1619)

Lot 711. A rare large wucai 'garlic-head' vase, Wanli six-character mark in a line and of the period (1573-1619); 22 3/8 in. (57 cm.) high. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. Price realised USD 399,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.  The vase is heavily potted with a pear-shaped body rising to a cylindrical neck surmounted by a garlic-bulb-form mouth, and is decorated in underglaze blue, iron-red, yellow, green and brown enamels with a pond scene of various fish, crabs and shrimp amidst aquatic... [Lire la suite]
15 août 2019

A rare large wucai 'garlic-head' vase, Wanli six-character mark in a line and of the period (1573-1619)

Lot 710. A rare large wucai 'garlic-head' vase, Wanli six-character mark in a line and of the period (1573-1619); 22 ¼ in. (56.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. Price realised USD 399,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.  The vase is heavily potted with a pear-shaped body rising to a cylindrical neck surmounted by a garlic-bulb-form mouth, and is decorated in underglaze blue and iron-red, yellow, green and brown enamels with a pond scene of various fish, crabs and shrimp amidst aquatic... [Lire la suite]
15 août 2019

A rare wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' dish, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

Lot 709. A rare wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' dish, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619); 9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 187,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The dish has rounded sides rising to an everted rim and is decorated with a confronted dragon and phoenix in the center of the interior, below alternating dragons and phoenixes in the cavetto. The exterior is decorated in underglaze... [Lire la suite]
15 août 2019

A wucai gu-form 'Dragon' vase, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619)

Lot 707. A wucai gu-form 'Dragon' vase, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619); 12 3/8 in. (31.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The bulbous midsection is decorated with pheasants amidst ornamental rocks surrounded by flowering plants, and flanked above and below by five-clawed dragons in different colors. Provenance: Russell Tyson (1867-1963) Collection, Chicago.The Art Institute of Chicago,... [Lire la suite]
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15 août 2019

A large blue and white 'Eight Immortals' double-gourd vase, Jiajing period (1521-1566)

Lot 706. A large blue and white 'Eight Immortals' double-gourd vase, Jiajing period (1521-1566); 21 in. (53.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 43,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The vase is decorated with The Eight Immortals on the lower body and three depictions of Liuhai on the upper body and separated by divided by bands of floral scroll at the waist, all between bands of ruyi-shaped cloud scroll at the mouth rim and petal lappets above the foot. ... [Lire la suite]
15 août 2019

A rare Fahua jar, guan, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 705. A rare Fahua jar, guan, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 14 ½ in. (36.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The robustly potted vessel is decorated in relief with The Eight Immortals separated by monster masks and beaded roundels suspending various auspicious emblems, all below geese and florets on the shoulder and above a band of stylized lotus lappets above the foot. The relief decoration is reserved on a mottled dark blue ground. Provenance: Mrs. Howell... [Lire la suite]
15 août 2019

A rare reticulated Fahua jar, guan, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 704. A rare reticulated Fahua jar, guan, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 14 in. (35.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 43,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The jar has a broad, tapering body decorated with scenes of scholars, some on horseback and some accompanied by attendants, alternating with mythical beast masks and beaded roundels suspending various emblems and tassels. The scenes are set within a continuous openwork landscape, which incorporates the façade of a... [Lire la suite]
15 août 2019

Two small carved Longquan celadon jars and covers, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 703. Two small carved Longquan celadon jars and covers, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 6 5/8 in. (16 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Each tapering ovoid jar is carved with a central foliate scroll band between a band of petal-lappets below and a smaller band of foliate scroll on the shoulder below a sawtooth band on the neck. The domed cover has similar foliate scroll, and below a flower head carved at the base of the bud handle. Provenance: Warren E. Cox... [Lire la suite]
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