02 mars 2020

A pair of unusual Transitional doucai dishes, circa 1640

Lot 135. A pair of unusual Transitional doucai dishes, circa 1640; 8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500. Price realised GBP 2,988. © Christie's Images Ltd 2003. Each painted and enamelled with a central hydrangea spray surrounded by azalea, camellia, peony and chrysanthemum sprays reserved on a latticework ground of emanating iron-red petals, the reverse similarly decorated with flower sprays, short hairline crack, minor frit-chips. Provenance: 7th Earl Castle-Stewart,... [Lire la suite]
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02 mars 2020

A rare late Ming blue and white gilt copper-mounted large bowl, First half of 17th century

Lot 126. A rare late Ming blue and white gilt copper-mounted large bowl, First half of 17th century; 14 in. (35.7 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000. Price realised GBP 71,700. © Christie's Images Ltd 2003. The exterior decorated with six circular panels reserved on a relief ground of key pattern, each with Arabic inscriptions between a band of honeycomb around the rim and ruyi lappets around the base, the interior with a cricket basking on rockwork beside a peony stem below... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2020

A Late Ming blue and white small double-gourd vase, 17th Century

Lot 117. A  Late Ming blue and white small double-gourd vase, 17th Century; 7½ in. (19 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000. Price realised GBP 2,151. © Christie's Images Ltd 2003. The lower body painted in reserve with xi and ji characters within shaped cartouches on a diaper ground, the upper body with the characters rong hua fu gui above a floral belt around the mid-section. Note: The characters may be loosely translated as 'Glory, Prosperity,... [Lire la suite]
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02 mars 2020

A Late Ming polychrome enamelled ink-cake stand, 17th Century

Lot 29. A  Late Ming blue and white polychrome enamelled ink-cake stand, 17th Century; 4¾ in. (12 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 7,000. Price realised GBP 9,560. © Christie's Images Ltd 2003. 0f short cylindrical shape, the top pierced with three circular and a rectangular opening around a central pierced boss, the sides enamelled in turquoise, iron-red, pale green and yellow with lotus medallions and herons perched among lotus flowers, the base with an underglaze blue fugui... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2020

A Late Ming blue and white dish, hexagonal double-gourd vase, Wanli period (1573-1619)

Lot 24. A  Late Ming blue and white dish, hexagonal double-gourd vase, Wanli period (1573-1619); 8¼ in. (20.8 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000. Price realised GBP 5,975. © Christie's Images Ltd 2003. The lower body painted with alternate panels of fruiting peach and floral sprays, the stems forming shou characters, below a band of ribboned "objects" and peach sprays encircling the waist and further fruit and flower panels on the upper body, each facet reserved on an iron-red... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2020

An unusual iron-red and blue and white hexagonal double-gourd vase, Wanli period (1573-1619)

Lot 23. An unusual iron-red and blue and white hexagonal double-gourd vase, Wanli period (1573-1619); 9 1/8in. (23cm.) high. Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000. Price realised GBP 3,585. © Christie's Images Ltd 2003. The lower body painted with alternate panels of fruiting peach and floral sprays, the stems forming shou characters, below a band of ribboned "objects" and peach sprays encircling the waist and further fruit and flower panels on the upper body, each facet reserved on an iron-red... [Lire la suite]

02 mars 2020

A rare late Ming blue and white armorial flask for the Iberian market, Early 17th Century

Lot 140. A rare late Ming blue and white armorial flask for the Iberian market, Early 17th Century; 11 7/8 in. (30 cm.) high. Estimate 40,000 - GBP 60,000. Price realised GBP 138,650. © Christie's Images Ltd 2002. Painted on one side of the flattened circular body with the arms of Castille and Leon within scrolls on a washed blue ground and radiating lotus, encircled by a pale washed blue band at the circular rim reserved with small flower heads, the reverse with two insects in flight... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2020

A blue and white 'phoenix' dish, Underglaze-blue Jiajing six-character mark within a double circle and of the period (1522-66)

Lot 13. A blue and white 'phoenix' dish,  Underglaze-blue Jiajing six-character mark within a double circle and of the period (1522-1566); 5 5/8 in. (14.1 cm.) diam.. Estimate 2,500 - GBP 3,500. Price realised GBP 3,107. © Christie's Images Ltd 2002. With shallow rounded sides and a recessed foot, the interior painted in rich cobalt blue with a splayed-winged phoenix within a double circle, the cavetto with four quatre-foil panels enclosing shou characters,... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2020

A very rare blue and white bell, Incised daming Xuande zhongxia yue nian zao, Tianqi (1621-1627)

Lot 13. A very rare blue and white bell, Incised daming Xuande zhongxia yue nian zao, Tianqi (1621-1627); 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) high. Estimate 8,000 - GBP 10,000. Price realised GBP 16,730. © Christie's Images Ltd 2002. Applied above with a double dragon hanging loop and finely painted with double-phoenix roundels and clouds in spandrels, the rim with scrolling chrysanthemums, all under a fine glaze with a surface reminiscent of the texture of fine orange skin, glaze hairline. ... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2020

A large polychrome figure of Buddha, Early Ming Dynasty, 14th century

Lot 6. A large polychrome figure of Buddha, Early Ming Dynasty, 14th century; 43 in. (109.2 cm.) high, 32 in. (81.2 cm.) wide. Estimate 2,000 - GBP 3,000. Price realised GBP 11,950. © Christie's Images Ltd 2002. Seated in padmasana with right hand raised in vitarka mudra and left hand resting on his knee, wearing a crown of green leaves over blue hair and with downcast eyes set with glass pupils, a brown robe with red lining draped about his shoulders and patterned... [Lire la suite]