25 décembre 2019

A blue and white barbed rim 'lotus' jardinière, Chenghua-Hongzhi period (1465-1505)

Lot 3423. A blue and white barbed rim 'lotus' jardinière, Chenghua-Hongzhi period (1465-1505); 11 3/8 in. (28.8 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 700,000. Price Realized HKD 1,600,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The deep rounded walls of the jardiniere is finely 'pencilled' in dark blue outline and filled with a paler blue wash with four lotus clusters comprising lotus blooms, pods, leaves and millet emerging from rolling waves above a band of upright lappet panels. The barbed rim is decorated with a band... [Lire la suite]

24 décembre 2019

A fine Chinese blue and white porcelain 'Lança Characters' stem bowl, Qianlong six character seal mark and of the period

A fine Chinese blue and white porcelain 'Lança Characters' stem bowl, Qianlong six character seal mark and of the period '1736-1795); 4.6 cm in diameter and 13.7 cm in height. Estimate €15,000 - €20,0000. © Catawiki The cup decorated in rich underglaze cobalt blue enamels depicting the eight Lança characters surrounded by blossoming lotus heads and scrolling acanthus leaves. Provenance: Martindale Chinese Art, London. For a similar Qianlong Stem Bowl see Sotheby's New York Important... [Lire la suite]
22 décembre 2019

A Chinese Imari 'phoenix tail' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 92. A Chinese Imari 'phoenix tail' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 20 ½ in. (52 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000. Price realised GBP 2,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Decorated with phoenix in flight amongst peonies and butterflies, all between a band of ruyi-head shaped collar and stylised lappets. Provenance: The Benjamin F. Edwards III Collection of Chinese Export Porcelain; Christie's, New York, 22 January 2002, lot 127.The Robert A. Landau Collection; Living with Art, Christie's New... [Lire la suite]
19 décembre 2019

A blue and white bottle vase, Circa 1640

Lot 7. A blue and white bottle vase, Circa 1640; 13 5/8in (34.5cm) high. Estimate $5,000 - $7,000. Sold for US$ 5,500. © Bonhams. The globular body encircled with scholars at ease in a continuous landscape setting, the shoulder with a band of flower heads and leafy scrolls, the long waisted neck with two upright leafy sprays.  Bonhams. Chinese Works of Art, Los Angeles, 17 December 2019
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19 décembre 2019

A pair of blue and white phoenix bowls, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period (1875-1908)

Lot 5. A pair of blue and white phoenix bowls, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period (1875-1908); 6 3/4in (17.2cm) diam. Estimate $5,000 - $7,00. Sold for US$ 9,000. © Bonhams. Painted in shades of deep blue with a pair of opposing phoenixes amid clouds filling the circular roundel at the base of each wide curving well and repeating on the exterior walls, the recessed base centered by the six-character mark in standard script. Bonhams. Chinese Works of Art, Los Angeles, 17 December 2019 
19 décembre 2019

A blue and white 'Dragons and Antiques' brushpot, Kangxi period

Lot 2. A blue and white 'Dragons and Antiques' brushpot, Kangxi period; 7 1/2in (19 cm) diam. Estimate $7,000 - $10,000. Sold for US$ 16,000. © Bonhams. Of gently waisted cylindrical form, one side painted with a rectangular panel with indented corners enclosing a pair of dragons emerging from turbulent waves to contest a flaming pearl, the other painted with a 'One Hundred Antiques' theme to include a table screen, water droppers, bronze vessels, books and vases, all drawn in dark blue and washed with pale blue, the... [Lire la suite]

19 décembre 2019

A pair of blue and white 'Boys' bowls, Daoguang six-character marks and of the period

Lot 4. A pair of blue and white 'Boys' bowls, Daoguang six-character marks and of the period; 6 1/8in (15.5cm) diam. Estimate $$10,000 - $15,000. Sold for US$ 18,000. © Bonhams. Each finely potted with rounded sides and a flaring rim, the exterior finely decorated in underglaze blue with a continuous scene of groups of boy at play, a clear glaze covering all surfaces except the foot, the underglaze blue mark on the recessed base. Bonhams. Chinese Works of Art, Los Angeles, 17 December 2019 
17 décembre 2019

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

Lot 113. A blue and white vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 77⁄8 in. (20 cm.) high; 8 in. (20.3 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price Realised: USD 6,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The vase with a cylindrical bulbous body and a short tapering neck is decorated on the exterior with two chilong chasing a flaming pearl amidst flames. Provenance: Wing Fat, Atlantic City, acquired in the 1980s. Christie's. The Art of China: Winter Edition, 28 November - 5 December 2019
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17 décembre 2019

Two blue and white ovoid jars, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 52. Two blue and white ovoid jars, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 77⁄8 in. (20 cm.) high; 8 in. (20.3 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price Realised: USD 5,625. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Each rounded ribbed jar is decorated with four medallions enclosing a figural scene, one with an apocryphal Jiajing mark on the base, the other with an apocryphal Chenghua mark. The Robert B. and Beatrice C. Mayer Family Collection. Provenance: One jar: Warren E. Cox & Associates Inc.,... [Lire la suite]
17 décembre 2019

Two blue and white beaker vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 49. Two blue and white beaker vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 191⁄4 in. (49 cm.) high; 191⁄8 in. (48.5 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 2,000 - USD 4,000. Price Realised: USD 3,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Each vase is molded with faceted sides and decorated with vertical floral panels within fretwork borders. The Robert B. and Beatrice C. Mayer Family Collection. Provenance: Mayowood Galleries, Rochester, 1975. Christie's. The Art of China: Winter Edition, 28 November - 5... [Lire la suite]