17 janvier 2019

A large pair of blue and white jars and covers, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 374. A large pair of blue and white jars and covers, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 16 ½ in. (41.9 cm.) high, each. Estimate: US$15,000 - US$25,000. Price realised USD 13,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Decorated with rows of shaped panels enclosing vignettes and blossoming branches. Property from Antoine Lebel. Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part IV, New York, 17 January 2019

17 janvier 2019

A massive blue and white soldier vase and cover, Qianlong period, circa 1775

Lot 301. A massive blue and white soldier vase and cover, Qianlong period, circa 1775; 56 ½ in. (143.5 cm.) high, overall. Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000. Price realised USD 12,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Vividly enameled with enormous blossoms amongst flowering branches and rockwork, the finial modeled as a buddhist lion, with later gilt wood stand. The Property of a Rhode Island Collector. Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part... [Lire la suite]
15 janvier 2019

The Walter and Phyllis Shorentein collection of Chinese Art at Christie's New York, 24 March 2011

Phyllis and Walter Shorenstein. The Chinese works of art in the collection of Walter and Phyllis Shorenstein are spectacular in their beauty, technical excellence and historical importance. Following the recent and immense success of Treasures From the Shorenstein Collection, including important glass, imperial porcelain and fine jades sold in our Hong Kong rooms, Christie's New York is pleased to offer ancient bronzes, early ceramics and sculpture, jade carvings, and the very rare and important 12th century Yunnanese... [Lire la suite]
12 janvier 2019

A rare and unusual large blue and white 'alms' bowl, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 1678. A rare and unusual large blue and white 'alms' bowl, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 9¾ in. (24.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 134,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Of deep, tapered form, painted around the exterior with a bold lotus meander beneath borders of ruyi heads and classic scroll at the rim. Provenance: Dragon House, San Francisco.  Note: The alms bowl is a symbol of the Buddhist monk, and by Buddhist law is the only item a... [Lire la suite]
12 janvier 2019

A Ming-style blue and white cylindrical jar and cover, 18th century

Lot 1677. A Ming-style blue and white cylindrical jar and cover, 18th century; 10 3/8 in. (26.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 15,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Of cylindrical shape with tapered base and neck, painted around the body with simulated 'heaping and piling' with a geometric pattern comprising a lattice of polygonal panels containing floral and foliate motifs, all between borders of continuous lotus meander above demi-florettes around the base and... [Lire la suite]
12 janvier 2019

A very rare blue and white garlic-head moonflask, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 1676. A very rare blue and white garlic-head moonflask, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 12 in. (30.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 40,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Each side of the flattened circular body painted with a composite floral scroll encircled by a classic scroll border, the narrow sides painted with a continuous lingzhi meander, the cupped mouth with a saw-tooth band above the floral meander band, repeated on the pair of handles... [Lire la suite]

12 janvier 2019

A rare Ming-style blue and white yellow-ground dish,Yongzheng six-character mark within a double circle and of the period (1723-

Lot 1675. A rare Ming-style blue and white yellow-ground dish,Yongzheng six-character mark within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 8 3/8 in. (21.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000. Price realised USD 40,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Painted in the central medallion with five large flower-heads issuing from an undulating vine amidst four smaller blooms, the cavetto with a continuous meander of blossoms borne on a leafy vine with interlaced scrolling tendrils, all... [Lire la suite]
12 janvier 2019

A pair of blue and white bowls, Qianlong seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1672. A pair of blue and white bowls, Qianlong seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795);7¼ in. (18.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 16,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Each supported on a wedge-shaped foot ring and with steep rounded sides rising to an everted rim, decorated on the exterior with four characters, wan shou wu jiang, each enclosed by a circle of ruyi-heads, separated from each other by two of the bajixiang and lotus... [Lire la suite]
12 janvier 2019

A pair of blue and white 'lotus' dishes, Qianlong seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1671. A pair of blue and white 'lotus' dishes, Qianlong seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795), 6 in. (15.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 10,625. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Painted with lotus scroll arranged in a medallion in the center, in a narrow band at the rim and as a frieze on the exterior. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Part I and Part II Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, New... [Lire la suite]
12 janvier 2019

A small iron-red-decorated blue and white moonflask, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1669. A small iron-red-decorated blue and white moonflask, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 9½ in. (24 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price Realized USD 43,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  The flattened rounded body raised on a rounded rectangular foot and painted in shaded iron-red on each side with two phoenixes confronted below a flaming pearl amidst underglaze blue composite foliate scroll bearing various iron-red flowers,... [Lire la suite]
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