19 juillet 2008

A Chinese Kraak-style dish. Possibly Qianlong

A Chinese Kraak-style dish. Possibly Qianlong Of shaped circular form, painted to the centre with a variety of flowering shrubs, encircled around the broad rim by eight lotus-lappet panels enclosing flowers, flowering branches to the underside of the rim, 27cm diam, artemis leaf within double circle to base (minor chipping to rim). Estimate: £200 - 300 - Unsold.  (Cpyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved)  Bonhams. The Chester Sale, 1 Jul 2008. Chester -... [Lire la suite]
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19 juillet 2008

A Chinese blue and white armorial plate. 18th Century

A Chinese blue and white armorial plate. 18th Century Of circular form, decorated centrally in underglaze blue with a coat-of-arms, helm with mantling, crest and scrolling foliage bordered to the rim by three sections of flowering branches of peony. 26cm diam (firing fault to rim). Sold for £504  (Cpyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved)  Bonhams. The Chester Sale, 1 Jul 2008. Chester - www.bonhams.com
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12 juillet 2008

A blue and white porcelain bowl. Ming Chenghua Mark, 19th Century

A blue and white porcelain bowl. Ming Chenghua Mark, 19th Century Of inverted bell form, its flared rim painted with a band of flowering sprigs above palmetto and leaf sprays around the interior walls and a peony roundel centering the floor of the well, the reverse with stylized lotus flowers and leafy scrolls above a band of interlocking C-scrolls, the recessed base bearing the six-character mark in regular script inscribed within a double ring. 8 1/4in (21cm) diameter. Sold for $4,200 (Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd.,... [Lire la suite]
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12 juillet 2008

A group of three blue and white porcelain kendi. Late Ming Period

A group of three blue and white porcelain kendi. Late Ming Period Each similarly painted with a stiff leaf band around the spreading neck, a mammiform spout rising from the compressed globular body displaying a flower, bird and garden rock on one vessel, cranes and clouds on the second and a flower and leaf rinceau around the third vessel (glazes degraded, glaze frits). 6 3/8 to 6 1/2in (16 to 16.5cm) high - Sold for $3,900 (Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved) Bonhams.... [Lire la suite]
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12 juillet 2008

A large blue and white porcelain deep charger. Wanli Period

A large blue and white porcelain deep charger. Wanli Period Potted with a foliate rim and painted in pale shades of cobalt with cusped reserves of flowers, birds and insects filling the cavetto while auspicious cranes stand beneath a pine tree in an elaborately framed roundel filling the floor of the well, the exterior walls freely painted with birds on flowering branches, the foot and recessed base unglazed (chip, glaze frits). 17in (43cm) diameter - Estimate: $5,000 - 7,000  (Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd.,... [Lire la suite]
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12 juillet 2008

A large blue and white porcelain ovoid jar. Kangxi Period

A large blue and white porcelain ovoid jar. Kangxi Period Painted in bright cobalt wash and outline forming cusped reserves of 'one hundred antiques' alternating with flower and bird panels divided by leaf shaped reserves all set within horizontal borders of pingmei type (lacking cover, glaze frit). 10 1/2in (26.5cm) high. Sold for $1,920 (Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved) Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art, 23 Jun 2008. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco -... [Lire la suite]
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12 juillet 2008

A 'Chinese Imari' porcelain kendi. Kangxi Period

A 'Chinese Imari' porcelain kendi. Kangxi Period Its globular body and mammiform spout molded as raised lotus petals filled with panels of flowering branches drawn in underglaze blue, iron red and traces of gilt also used for various designs to the shoulder, neck and everted rim flange (glaze frits). 9in (23cm) high - Sold for $3,300  (Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved)  Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art, 23 Jun 2008. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco -... [Lire la suite]
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12 juillet 2008

A pair of blue and white porcelain deep dishes. Yongzheng Marks and Period

A pair of blue and white porcelain deep dishes. Yongzheng Marks and Period Painted in shades of cobalt with a pair of peaches on leaf scrolls surrounded by an 'endless knot' lattice and four other peach and leaf scrolls set within a double ring that repeats below the rim, the reverse featuring the 'endless knot' lattice drawn between bands of dots and C-scrolls and a key-fret pattern, the recessed base centered with the six-character mark written in regular script within a double ring (one with chip, one with hairline... [Lire la suite]
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12 juillet 2008

A blue and white porcelain dragon-decorated dish. Qianlong Mark and Period

A blue and white porcelain dragon-decorated dish. Qianlong Mark and Period Painted in fine cobalt line drawing to the floor of the well with a dragon emerging from scudding waves within a circular roundel while further dragons and waves fill the exterior walls beneath a cash-patterned band, the six-character mark in seal script centering the recessed base. 6 3/4in (17.3cm) diameter - Sold for $9,600 (Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved) Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art, 23... [Lire la suite]
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12 juillet 2008

An underglaze blue and copper red-decorated porcelain dish with leaping carp decoration. 18th Century

An underglaze blue and copper red-decorated porcelain dish with leaping carp decoration. 18th Century Painted across the floor of the well with a carp leaping from waves toward the sun, around the cavetto with carp and sea creatures, the exterior walls with carp and flower heads against a watery ground and the foot molded as a double ring (cracks, repairs). 13 5/8in (34.5cm) diameter - Sold for $3,300 (Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved) Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art,... [Lire la suite]
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