10 novembre 2018

A blue and white 'deer and cranes' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 143. A blue and white 'deer and cranes' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 24cm (9 1/2in) high. Estimate £3,000 - 5,000. Sold for £ 5,625 (€ 6,461). © Bonhams Painted around the exterior in vibrant tones of cobalt-blue with a continuous garden scene, various deer and a gnarled pine tree amidst rockwork beneath flying cranes above, all beneath a band of the Eight Buddhist Emblems around the neck, wood cover. Provenance: Frederick Edgar Wilkinson, CMG (1871-1950), awarded the CMG in 1912 and appointed... [Lire la suite]
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10 novembre 2018

A blue and copper-red 'carp' saucer-dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 140. A blue and copper-red 'carp' saucer-dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 35cm (13 6/8in) diam. Estimate £4,000 - 6,000. Sold for £ 5,000 (€ 5,743). © Bonhams The deep sides rising from a channelled foot, painted in vibrant tones of copper-red and blue with a leaping carp above breaking waves rising towards a setting sun on the horizon, encircled in the cavetto by fish, crabs, shrimp, other crustacea and water weeds, the exterior similarly painted with various fish swimming on a diagonal wave ground... [Lire la suite]
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08 novembre 2018

A blue and white 'Floral' bell, Qing dynasty, 18th century 

Lot 2. A blue and white 'Floral' bell, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 22 cm, 8 5/8  in.. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 18,750 £ (21,474 €). © Sotheby's. the rounded body rising from a gently splayed foot to a domed top, painted and pierced to the top and around the body with large cash symbols, surrounded by meandering floral scrolls, all between a band of plantain leaves at the shoulder and a keyfret border at the foot. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 08 Nov 2018, 10:30... [Lire la suite]
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07 novembre 2018

A rare blue and white 'Romance of the Western Chamber' bottle vase, Chenghua six-character mark, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 142. A rare blue and white 'Romance of the Western Chamber' bottle vase, Chenghua six-character mark, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 42.5cm (16 3/4in) high. Estimate £ 8,000 - 12,000 (€ 9,200 - 14,000). Sold for £ 10,000 (€ 11,487). © Bonhams.  The compressed globular body set with a tall cylindrical neck with a lipped mouth, finely painted around the exterior in cobalt-blue with a continuous scene of Lady Cui Yingying sitting on a terrace of an elegantly decorated pavilion, gazing at her... [Lire la suite]
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07 novembre 2018

A pair of blue and white hexagonal vases, Kangxi period(1662-1722), CD monograms

   Lot 127. A pair of blue and white hexagonal vases, Kangxi period(1662-1722), CD monograms. Each 30cm (11 7/8in) high. Estimate £ 10,000 - 15,000 (€ 11,000 - 17,000). Unsold. © Bonhams.  Each with a compressed body rising from a flared foot to a long narrow neck and flared mouth, painted in bright cobalt-blue with shaped reserves of elegant ladies, alternating with panels of 'Hundred Antiques' or a scholar and attendant in a landscape, on a 'cracked-ice' ground, the neck with florets... [Lire la suite]
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07 novembre 2018

A blue and white bowl, Qianlong seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

  Lot 154. A blue and white bowl, Qianlong seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 18.3cm (7 1/4in) diam. Estimate £ 10,000 - 15,000 (€ 11,000 - 17,000). © Bonhams.  With deep rounded sides rising from a short foot to a gently flaring rim, the exterior painted with four ruyi-bordered roundels enclosing stylised characters reading Wanshou wujiang (Boundless long life), interspersed with lotus sprays supporting beribboned bajixiang, the rim with a classic scroll and the foot... [Lire la suite]
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06 novembre 2018

A Chinese blue and white 'hundred boys' bowl, Yongzheng underglaze blue six-character mark in double circle and of the period

Lot 110. A Chinese blue and white 'hundred boys' bowl, Yongzheng underglaze blue six-character mark in double circle and of the period (1723-1735). Diam. 20 cm. Estimate € 3.000 - 5.000. Result € 8.500. © AAG Decorated on the exterior with a continuous landscape with a joyous scene of boys dancing and playing music in a garden, the interior with a boy and lingzhi fungus. Provenance: Private collection, the Netherlands. Art d'Asie comprenant la collection du Drs Koos de Jong - Partie... [Lire la suite]
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04 novembre 2018

A massive blue and white 'riverscape' deep fishbowl, 18th century

Lot 152. A massive blue and white 'riverscape' deep fishbowl, 18th century; 61cm (24in) diam. Estimate: £25,000.00 - £35,000.00. Sold for £ 31,250 (€ 35,897). © Bonhams. Robustly potted with steep rounded sides, painted around the exterior in vibrant hues of cobalt-blue with a continuous landscape of mountains and riverscapes dotted with small dwellings and pavilions, all beneath a band of concentric circles below the lipped rim, wood stand.  Note: Compare with a similar blue and white fishbowl,... [Lire la suite]
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04 novembre 2018

A massive blue and white fishbowl, Late Kangxi-Yongzheng period (1662-1735)

Lot 148. A massive blue and white fishbowl, Late Kangxi-Yongzheng period (1662-1735); 60.6cm (23 7/8in) diam. Estimate: £40,000.00 - £50,000.00. Unsold. © Bonhams. Well painted on the exterior in varying shades of blue with four rectangular cartouches framed by a sectional wan diaper ground interspersed with crane and auspicious character medallions reading Fu Lu Shou, the panels enclosing scholars in a mountainous river landscape with pagodas, a mounted rider, groom and attendant, and figures on a sampan with... [Lire la suite]
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04 novembre 2018

A rare pair of Ming-style blue and white lantern-shaped jars and covers, Qianlong priod (1736-1795)

Lot 150. A rare pair of Ming-style blue and white lantern-shaped jars and covers, Qianlong priod (1736-1795). Each 28.5cm (11 1/4in). Estimate: £40,000.00 - £50,000.00. Sold for £ 50,000 (€ 57,436). © Bonhams. Each painted in vibrant tones of cobalt-blue with flowers, leafy sprigs, stylised waves and lotus enclosed within an Islamic-style geometric honeycomb pattern, between bands of floral scrolls, the short straight foot with a band of demi-florettes and the wide neck with a border of stylised breaking... [Lire la suite]
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