26 juillet 2019

A blue and white ‘Ladies’ jar and cover. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 217. A blue and white ‘Ladies’ jar and cover. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 56cm., 22in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 7,500 GBP. © Sotheby's. the baluster body rising to a waisted neck with lipped rim, the body moulded and painted with three rows of petal-shaped panels variously enclosing blossoming flowers and ladies in a garden, all divided by geometric and floral bands, the cover similarly decorated.  Provenance: A Dutch Private... [Lire la suite]

26 juillet 2019

A blue and white 'Landscape' dish, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)

Lot 215. A blue and white 'Landscape' dish, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722); 16.9cm., 6 5/8 in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 11,250 GBP. © Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a straight foot to a flared rim, vividly painted to the interior in the style of the Master of the Rocks, depicting a sampan boat journeying across a river landscape flanked by rocky mountains, cottages and trees, the exterior with sprigs of bamboo, the base inscribed with... [Lire la suite]
26 juillet 2019

A blue and white 'Dragon' stem cup , Yuan dynasty (1279-1366)

Lot 207. A blue and white 'Dragon' stem cup , Yuan dynasty (1279-1366); 9.5cm., 3 ¾ in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 10,625 GBP. © Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides rising from a tall spreading foot to a flared rim, freely painted to the exterior with a scaly three-clawed dragon chasing a flaming pearl, the interior with a classic scroll at the rim and flame wisps in the centre. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 14 may 2014
25 juillet 2019

A small blue and white globular bowl, jingshuiwan, Yongle period (1403-1425)

Lot 913. A small blue and white globular bowl, jingshuiwan, Yongle period (1403-1425); 4 in. (10.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 47,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014  The well-potted jar is decorated around the sides with a continuous band of peony scroll below a narrow band of lotus scroll and above bands of upright petal lappets and classic scroll in rich cobalt blue enhanced by darker 'heaping and piling'. The interior is decorated with a chrysanthemum sprig within... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2019

A blue and white rosewater sprinkler, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 187. A blue and white rosewater sprinkler, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 33.5cm., 13 1/4in. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 GBP. Lot sold 2,500 GBP. © Sotheby's. painted in rich cobalt-blue tones, the globular lobed body painted with floral sprays, the tall vase-shaped neck painted with lotus, cash symbols and further floral sprays. The Julian Thompson Study Collection. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 14 May 2014
25 juillet 2019

A pair of blue and white silver-mounted candlesticks, circa 1640

Lot 185. A pair of blue and white silver-mounted candlesticks, circa 1640; 16.3cm., 6 1/2 in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 3,750 GBP. © Sotheby's each of bell shape, painted with figures in fenced gardens, between bands of lappets, the rims with silver mounts. The Julian Thompson Study Collection. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 14 May 2014

25 juillet 2019

A blue and white drum-shaped box and cover, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 182. A blue and white drum-shaped box and cover, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722); 22cm., 8 5/8 in. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 GBP. Lot sold 7,500 GBP. © Sotheby's the deep slightly rounded sides rising from a recessed base to a flanged rim, painted around the exterior with two rectangular panels enclosing a scene from literature, all above a line of bosses and divided by two unglazed animal mask ring handles, the flat cover surmounted by an unglazed lion dog finial, the base with underglaze... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2019

A blue and white double-gourd vase, Chongzhen period (1627-1644)

Lot 180. A blue and white double-gourd vase, Chongzhen period (1627-1644); 36cm, 14 1/8 in. Estimate 1,500 — 2,000 GBP. Lot sold 2,250 GBP. © Sotheby's the globular lower bulb rising from a short straight foot to the upper ovoid bulb and short cylindrical neck, painted around the exterior with floral sprays within double-line and floral scroll bands. The Julian Thompson Study Collection. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 14 May 2014
25 juillet 2019

An underglaze blue and copper-red-decorated pale blue vase, Qianlong four-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the peri

Lot 910. An underglaze blue and copper-red-decorated pale blue vase, Qianlong four-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 8,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 The ovoid body is decorated in underglaze blue on one side with bamboo growing amidst rocks and copper-red lingzhi, and on the reverse with a butterfly in flight below a further lingzhi sprig on the neck between the two scroll... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2019

A blue and white bottle vase, Tongzhi mark and period (1861-1875)

Lot 228. A blue and white bottle vase, Tongzhi mark and period (1861-1875); 37.4cm., 14 3/4 in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 21,250 GBP. © Sotheby's of slightly compressed globular form rising from a splayed foot to a tall waisted neck, well painted in deep tones of cobalt around the body with a large foliate scroll of composite flowers, including lotus, peony, chrysanthemum, camellia and hibiscus, above petal panels and a 'classic'... [Lire la suite]