13 mai 2011

A Rare Blue and White ‘Dragon’ Vase. Qianlong Seal Mark and Period

A Rare Blue and White ‘Dragon’ Vase. Qianlong Seal Mark and Period. Photo Sotheby's the globular body rising from a short spreading foot to a tall waisted neck and flaring rim, painted in rich cobalt-blue tones with three scaly five-clawed dragons in pursuit of a flaming pearl amidst stylised cloud scrolls above foaming waves, the rim decorated with a keyfret border and the foot with a classic scroll band, the base inscribed with a six-character seal mark; 38cm., 18in. Estimate 50,000—70,000 GBP; Lot Sold 1,138,850 GBP NOTE: The... [Lire la suite]

11 mai 2011

A fine and rare underglaze blue and copper-red-decorated vase meiping, Qianlong underglaze blue seal mark and of the period

Lot 276. A fine and rare underglaze blue and copper-red-decorated vase meiping,  Qianlong underglaze blue seal mark and of the period (1736-1795), 14 3/8 in. (36.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 350,000 - GBP 450,000. Price realised GBP 601,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The finely potted vase decorated around the broad shoulders and tapering body with a composite lotus scroll, the undulating stems and feathery leaves in underglaze blue and the flower-heads in bright copper-red, all between upright leaves... [Lire la suite]
10 mai 2011

A blue and white 'dragon' washer. Mark and period of Wanli..

A blue and white 'dragon' washer. Mark and period of Wanli.. Photo Sotheby's the shallow rounded sides rising from a tapered foot, painted around the low sides with a frieze of four dragons pacing amid flickering flames in pursuit of 'flaming pearls', below a border of bajixiang interspersed with lingzhi sprigs at the rim covered in a pale wash, the footring encircled with a continuous scroll border, the base inscribed with a six-character mark in underglaze-blue; 22.6 cm., 9 in. Estimate 250,000—350,000 HKD. Lot Sold 680,000 HKD... [Lire la suite]
10 mai 2011

A fine and rare blue and white 'dragon' saucer dish. ark and period of Zhengde

A fine and rare blue and white 'dragon' saucer dish. ark and period of Zhengde. Photo Sotheby's painted in varying pale tones of underglaze-blue, the exterior with a pair of scaly five-clawed dragons each in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' and divided by cloud scrolls, the interior with three trailing cloud motifs within a double line medallion and a classic scroll border at the rim, the base inscribed with the six-character mark in underglaze-blue; 22.4 cm., 8 13/16 in. Estimate 1,000,000—1,500,000 HKD. Lot Sold 7,460,000 HKD ... [Lire la suite]
10 mai 2011

A rare large Blue and White 'Lotus Bouquet' dish. Ming Dynasty, Yongle period

A rare large Blue and White 'Lotus Bouquet' dish. Ming Dynasty, Yongle period.  Photo Sotheby's well potted with a broad flat base rising to shallow rounded sides, painted in the centre in vivid tones of cobalt with a lotus bouquet of thin lotus stalks, arrowhead, pondweed and millet tied together with a ribbon, enclosed on the cavetto with a composite floral scroll of camellia, chrysanthemum, lotus, and peony, all below a wave border, the exterior painted with a similar composite scroll between a band of 'classic' scroll... [Lire la suite]
10 mai 2011

A fine and rare blue and white bird feeder. Mark and period of Xuande

A fine and rare blue and white bird  feeder. Mark and period of Xuande. Photo Sotheby's the small drum-shaped container painted in bright washes of cobalt blue with four quatrefoil cartouches, inscribed horizontally in two with the reign mark Da Ming Xuande Nianzhi - with three characters in each cartouche, the third panel filled with a cloud conforming to the shape of the panel and the fourth with another cloud and set with a small eyelet loop for attaching to the side of the cage, further decorated with triangular... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2011

A blue and white cylindrical vase, rolwagen. Circa 1640.

A blue and white cylindrical vase, rolwagen. Circa 1640. Photo Bonhams Brightly painted on one side in tones of characteristic blue with three attendants behind a dignitary standing on a terrace greeting two kneeling figures, beneath stiff leaves on the waisted neck. 46cm (18¼in) high. Estimate: £7,000 - 10,000, HKD 89,000 - 130,000, $ 11,000 - 16,000 Note: The term 'rolwagen', which means nothing in 17th century Dutch, has recently been considered by C.Sheaf, Reflections on Transitional Blue and White, Arts of Asia, Vol.39, Issue... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2011

A large blue and white brushpot, bitong. Chongzhen-Shunzhi

A large blue and white brushpot, bitong. Chongzhen-Shunzhi. Photo Bonhams Superbly painted in vivid blue with a dignitary and his entourage including four warriors wielding lances, a banner and a canopy, with a horse in the background below the gnarled tree, all before a kneeling farmer and his companion leading two water buffaloes amidst rockwork and the characteristic V-shaped grass, the scene divided by a mountainous landscape amidst cloud scrolls, all framed by incised borders enclosing foliate patterns. 22.6cm (8 7/8in)... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2011

Vase balustre en porcelaine en en camaïeu bleu. Chine, période Ming.

Vase balustre en porcelaine en en camaïeu bleu. Chine, période Ming. Photo Chassaing-Marambat à décor de s cènes de lettrés et personnages mythologiques dans quatre médaillons. h : 28 cm. (éclat à la base, fels et éclats). Estimation : 1200/1500€ CHASSAING - MARAMBAT sarl . Lundi 23 mai à 14h. 7, rue d'Astorg, 31000 Toulouse. Tél. : 05.61.12.52.00 - Fax : 05.61.12.52.05 - Email :  xaviermarambat@gmail.com
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10 mai 2011

Plat en porcelaine en camaïeu bleu à décor d'oiseau sur un rocher, guirlandes et armoiries. Chine, période Kangxi..

Plat en porcelaine en camaïeu bleu à décor d'oiseau sur un rocher, guirlandes et armoiries. Chine, période Kangxi.. Photo Chassaing-Marambat Diam. : 35,5 cm. (égrenures et fel). Estimation : 1200/1500€ CHASSAING - MARAMBAT sarl . Lundi 23 mai à 14h. 7, rue d'Astorg, 31000 Toulouse. Tél. : 05.61.12.52.00 - Fax : 05.61.12.52.05 - Email :  xaviermarambat@gmail.com
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