06 janvier 2020

A large Safavid soft paste porcelain dish, Iran, 17th century

Lot 39. A large Safavid soft paste porcelain dish, Iran, 17th century. Estimate GBP 2,500 - GBP 3,500. Price realised GBP 2,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010.  Of rounded profile with wide sloping rim, on short tapering foot, the centre painted in the Chinese style with a stylized landscape including trees, birds, and a balcony, the cavetto and rim with radiating panels of stylized Chinese emblems and vegetation, the white exterior with loosely drawn floral spray, the underside of the foot with a... [Lire la suite]
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06 janvier 2020

A large Safavid soft paste porcelain dish, Iran, 17th century

Lot 38. A large Safavid soft paste porcelain dish, Iran, 17th century; 15 3/8in. (39cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000. Price realised GBP 12,50. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010.  With sloping rim on short foot, the blue centre with bold floral spray surrounding the stylised figure of a lion, the white cavetto with meandering vine issuing palmettes and leaves, the rim with scrolling tendrils, the reverse with bold meandering floral spray, underside with maker's mark, repaired breaks, rim with area of... [Lire la suite]
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06 janvier 2020

An exceptionally large Safavid blue and white baluster pottery jar, Kirman, Iran, 1st half 17th century

Lot 35. An exceptionally large Safavid blue and white baluster pottery jar, Kirman, Iran, 1st half 17th century; 22¼in. (56.5cm.) high. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000. Price realised GBP 91,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010.  The body incised with lotus flowers around blue and white figural roundels, a band of landscape design above, with dragons on scrolling vine ground below, the neck missing and with silver replacement, areas of staining. Christie's. Art of the Islamic and Indian... [Lire la suite]
06 janvier 2020

A fine famille rose yellow-ground bowl, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1392. A fine famille rose yellow-ground bowl, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 68,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013. The bowl has deep, rounded sides that rise to a slightly everted rim and are decorated on the exterior with four conjoined flower sprays reserved on a lemon-yellow ground. Provenance: Acquired in London in the 1960s. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New... [Lire la suite]
06 janvier 2020

A fine famille rose yellow-ground bowl, Daoguang seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 1315. A fine famille rose yellow-ground bowl, Daoguang seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 93,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013. The exterior is decorated with an elaborate frieze of six large stylized flowers borne on leafy scrolling stems reserved on a rich lemon-yellow ground, and the interior is decorated with five iron-red bats (wufu) in flight in the center. Provenance: The exterior is decorated with an... [Lire la suite]
06 janvier 2020

A famille rose bowl, Shende Tang zhi mark in iron-red, Daoguang period (1821-1850)

Lot 1398. A famille rose bowl, Shende Tang zhi mark in iron-red, Daoguang period (1821-1850); 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 11,875. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013. The deep sides flare slightly towards the everted rim and are delicately painted in famille rose enamels with the sanduo (pomegranates, peaches and lychee). Provenance: A. Blum Collection. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New York, 19 - 20 September... [Lire la suite]
06 janvier 2020

A famille rose 'sanduo' bowl, Jiaqing six-character seal mark and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 1399. A famille rose 'sanduo' bowl, Jiaqing six-character seal mark and of the period (1796-1820); 5 13/16 in. (14.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 81,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013. The deep, rounded sides are decorated with the 'Three Abundances' (sanduo), leafy, fruiting branches of peach, pomegranate and lychee. Note: A Jiaqing-marked bowl of this pattern was included in the exhibition, Ch'ing Porcelain from the Wah Kwong Collection, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1973,... [Lire la suite]
06 janvier 2020

A rare doucai dish, Kangxi-Yongzheng period (1662-1735)

Lot 1368. A rare doucai dish, Kangxi-Yongzheng period (1662-1735); 8 3/8 in. (20.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 27,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The dish has shallow, rounded sides, and is finely decorated in the center of the interior with two ladies in a garden setting, one playing a qin, below prunus, pine and bamboo, representing the 'Three Friends of Winter' in the well. The exterior is decorated with bamboo extending around the sides. An apocryphal Chenghua mark is on the... [Lire la suite]
06 janvier 2020

A rare doucai pear-shaped bottle vase, yuhuchunping, Kangxi-Yongzheng period (1662-1735)

Lot 1311. A rare doucai pear-shaped bottle vase, yuhuchunping, Kangxi-Yongzheng period (1662-1735); 10¾ in. (27.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 243,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013. The well-potted body is finely painted with the 'Three Friends of Winter', prunus, pine and bamboo, growing amidst rocks, grasses and iron-red lingzhi. An apocryphal Xuande mark is on the base. Provenance: Christie's New York, 29 November 1990, lot 285. Note: The design... [Lire la suite]