11 août 2019

A rare group of eight blue and white lanca-character cups, Yongzheng six-character marks and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 1370. A rare group of eight blue and white lanca-character cups, Yongzheng six-character marks in underglaze blue within a double square and of the period (1723-1735); 3 5/8 in. (9.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 266,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. With shallow rounded sides painted on the exterior with six lanca characters positioned above lotus sprigs, within single and double blue line borders. Provenance: G.T. Marsh and Company, San Francisco, 1971. ... [Lire la suite]

09 août 2019

A large celadon-ground 'Prunus' vase, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 222. A large celadon-ground 'Prunus' vase, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795); 50cm., 19 3/4 in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot Sold 12,500 GBP. © Sotheby's the sturdily-potted ovoid body rising from a short spreading foot to a tall waisted neck set with a pair of pierced leaf-shaped handles, painted in rich deep cobalt-blue tones to the front face with an old gnarled prunus tree, the blossom slip decorated in white with iron-red detailing, the reverse with underglaze... [Lire la suite]
09 août 2019

A blue and white Ming-style bottle vase, Guangxu six-character mark and of the period (1875-1908)

Lot 214. A blue and white Ming-style bottle vase, Guangxu six-character mark and of the period (1875-1908); 40cm., 15 3/4 in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot Sold 12,500 GBP. © Sotheby's the slightly flared foot rising to a bulbous body, wasted neck and slightly flaring rim, painted with a broad band of composite foliate scroll above a petal lappet band and classic scroll on the foot, with further foliate scroll above a ruyi band on the shoulder and upright leaves... [Lire la suite]
09 août 2019

An iron-red and blue bowl, Qing dynasty, Daoguang period (1821-1850)

Lot 161. An iron-red and blue bowl, Qing dynasty, Daoguang period (1821-1850); 10.2cm., 4in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot Sold 8,125 GBP. © Sotheby's the raised slightly tapering foot rising to rounded sides, painted to the exterior with the bajixiang in iron-red above a band of stylised lotus scroll in underglaze blue. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 12 May 2010.
09 août 2019

A blue and white Tibetan-style stemcup, Qianlong six-character sealmark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 162. A blue and white Tibetan-style stemcup, Qianlong six-character sealmark and period (1736-1795); 13.3cm., 5 1/4 in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot Sold 6,000 GBP. © Sotheby's the steep upright sides decorated with lança characters amongst a meander of lotus scroll, above a band of radiating lappets at the base and jewelled tassels at the stem, a stylised floral medallion on the interior, the mark inscribed in a line on the interior of the hollow foot. ... [Lire la suite]
09 août 2019

A blue and white Ming-style bowl, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 160. A blue and white Ming-style bowl, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795); 25.8cm., 10 1/8 in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot Sold 10,625 GBP. © Sotheby's the conical body rising from a high spreading foot rising to an everted rim, the interior painted with a central flower medallion below six flowers in the well and a narrow band of flower sprigs at the rim, the exterior similarly painted, with a thin band of key-fret below the rim and a band of... [Lire la suite]

09 août 2019

A large blue and white 'Dragon' bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 121. A large blue and white 'Dragon' bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 43cm., 17in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 12,500 GBP. © Sotheby's the pear-shaped body rising from a short straight foot to a tall cylindrical neck, painted around the exterior in rich cobalt-blue tones with a ferocious scaly dragon in pursuit of a flaming pearl, all amidst ruyi-head cloud and fire scrolls. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 12... [Lire la suite]
09 août 2019

A rare blue and white 'Peacock' vase, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 120. A rare blue and white 'Peacock' vase, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722); 40cm., 15 3/4 in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 8,125  GBP. © Sotheby's the elegant baluster body rising from a spreading foot to a waisted ribbed neck with flaring rim, finely painted around the exterior in rich cobalt-blue tones with a peacock perched on rockwork amidst flowering branches of peony and magnolia. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of... [Lire la suite]
09 août 2019

A large Ming-style blue and white dish, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 117. A large Ming-style blue and white dish, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 34.5cm., 13 5/8 in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 3,750 GBP. © Sotheby's painted to the interior with a central medallion of three cranes amongst swirling clouds around three centrally placed peaches, with a similar design to the well, below a thin classic scroll band at the rim. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 12 May 2010.
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09 août 2019

A blue and white teapot, Transitional period, circa 1640

Lot 21. A blue and white teapot, Transitional period, circa 1640; 14.8cm., 5 7/8 in. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Lot sold 6,875 GBP. © Sotheby's the short flared foot rising to the ovoid body, the outward-turned  spout below the square overstrung handle, painted to each side with a qilin in a fenced garden, in a misty mountainous landscape, below a band of scrolling flowers at the shoulder, with a band to the domed cover. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of... [Lire la suite]
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