23 janvier 2020

A blue and white 'Phoenix' dish, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908)

Lot 78. A blue and white 'Phoenix' dish, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908). Diameter 10 1/2 in., 26.6 cm. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Lot sold 3,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's the shallow dish painted in underglaze blue with a central interior medallion of two confronting phoenix clasping a sprig in their beaks, surrounded by clouds within a double circle, the motif repeated on the exterior, six-character mark in underglaze blue.  Property from the Estate of William and... [Lire la suite]

23 janvier 2020

A blue and white 'Phoenix' dish, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850)

Lot 80. A blue and white 'Phoenix' dish, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850). Diameter 6 1/2 in., 16.4 cm. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Lot sold 3,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's the interior painted in grayish underglaze blue with a central medallion of two confronting phoenix clasping a sprig in their beaks, surrounded by clouds within a double circle, the motif repeated on the exterior, seal mark in underglaze blue.  Property from the Estate of William and Jennifer Shaw. ... [Lire la suite]
23 janvier 2020

A blue and white ogee 'dragon' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850)

Lot 85. A blue and white ogee 'dragon' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850). Diameter 5 3/8 in., 13.6 cm. Estimate 5,000 - 7,000 USD. Lot sold 10,625 USD. Photo Sotheby's with steep and double-ogee sides, the exterior painted with two striding dragons amongst clouds, within double-lines, the interior with a dragon in the central medallion, seal mark in underglaze blue.  Property from the Estate of William and Jennifer Shaw. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2020

A blue and white 'Landscape' vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722

Lot 67. A blue and white 'Landscape' vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 16 3/4 in., 43 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Lot sold 6,875 USD.  Photo Sotheby's the cylindrical body painted in underglaze blue with figures walking and conversing in a continuous river landscape, all beneath a waisted neck encircled by narrow ruyi and key-fret bands.  Property from the Estate of William and Jennifer Shaw Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2020

Two blue and white rosewater sprinklers, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 60. Two blue and white rosewater sprinklers, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Diameter 4 7/8 in., 12.3 cm. Estimate 600 — 800 USD. Lot sold 4,375 USD.  Photo Sotheby's made for the Islamic market, each of typical pear shape raised on a high foot and with elongated neck, the larger painted with four stylized foliate medallions between narrow café-au-lait and foliate bands; the other painted around the body with 'Hundred Antiques' and on the neck... [Lire la suite]
20 janvier 2020

Une pièce volée au musée Pincé à Angers se retrouve vendue chez Clars à Oakland, USA

  Lot 3024. From Fonthill Heirlooms & Musée Pincé à Angers. A Chinese blue and white ceramic box, of rectangular shape, each side painted with Arabic inscriptions with flowerheads among foliate scrolls, a six-character Zhengde mark to the base, size: 7.5"l x 3.25"h. Lot sold 3,500 USD. Photo Clars. Un lecteur obligeant a été intrigué par l'étiquette du Musée Pincé et me l'a signalé. J'ai eu confirmation par le MAD (Musée des Arts Décoratifs de Paris) qu'il s'agit d'une pièce mis en dépôt au Musée Pincé et... [Lire la suite]

18 janvier 2020

A Ming-style blue and white bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period

Lot 3. A Ming-style blue and white bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Diameter 6 in., 15.2 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Lot sold 10,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's painted on the exterior with sprays of peach, pomegranate and melon between a band of lappets at the foot and classic scroll at the rim, the interior with a central medallion enclosing three peaches borne on a leafy sprig and a classic scroll at the rim, seal mark in underglaze blue.  Property from the Estate of... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2020

A pair of small blue and white dishes, late Ming dynasty, circa 1625

Lot 1181. A pair of small blue and white dishes, late Ming dynasty, circa 1625; 6 3/8 in. (16.1 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 12,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The center of each is decorated with a prunus tree beneath a small crescent moon, below a band of Tibetan characters on the everted rim, which is decorated on the underside with a band of classic scroll above a frieze of floral meander on the shallow rounded sides. An apocryphal Xuande mark is on the... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2020

An unusual blue and white boy-form waterdropper, Wanli period (1573-1619)

Lot 1202. An unusual blue and white boy-form waterdropper, Wanli period (1573-1619); 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 10,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The waterdropper is modeled in the shape of a boy standing on one foot on an oval base as he playfully swings his arms in front and behind him. The left sleeve of his belted robe, which is painted on the chest with a rank badge, forms the spout, while the open right sleeve bent behind his back is... [Lire la suite]
13 janvier 2020

An unusual blue and white faceted vase, hu, 18th century

Lot 1335. An unusual blue and white faceted vase, hu, 18th century; 14 in. (35.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 10,000. Price realised USD 16,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 Each side of the faceted body, which is of rectangular section, is painted with a riverscape in a panel, and the facets of the canted shoulder with further landscape panels incorporating pine trees, lingzhi and rocks, all within 'fishroe' borders. The flaring neck, decorated with bands of flower scroll,... [Lire la suite]
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