09 novembre 2017

A pair of blue and white 'lotus' bowls, Daoguang six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 203. A pair of blue and white 'lotus' bowls, Daoguang six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850). 7 ¼ in. (18.4 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000. Price realised GBP 33,750. © Christies Images Ltd 2017 Each bowl is decorated to the exterior of the deep sides with four roundels enclosing the characters wan shou wu jiang, surrounded by lotus scrolls below a band of the Eight Buddhist Emblems, bajixiang. The interior is decorated... [Lire la suite]

09 novembre 2017

A large blue and white brush pot, bitong, Transitional period, mid-17th century

Lot 258. A large blue and white brush pot, bitong, Transitional period, mid-17th century. 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000. Price realised GBP 35,000. © Christies Images Ltd 2017 The exterior is decorated with a continuous scene depicting three Immortals, each respectively seated on a lion, an elephant, and a qilin, accompanied by two attendants, all in a rocky landscape with plaintain trees. Christies. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, 7... [Lire la suite]
09 novembre 2017

A blue and white 'Double Phoenix' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

Lot 194. A blue and white 'Double Phoenix' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735). 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 10,000. Price realised GBP 37,500. © Christies Images Ltd 2017 The dish is finely decorated to the interior with a pair of confronting phoenix with outstretched wings and elaborate tail feathers, surrounded by scrolling clouds. The exterior is painted with a further pair of phoenix in flight,... [Lire la suite]
09 novembre 2017

A pair of blue and white 'boys' bowls, Jiaqing six-character seal marks and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 202. A pair of blue and white 'boys' bowls, Jiaqing six-character seal marks and of the period (1796-1820). 6 in. (15.5 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 12,000 - GBP 18,000. Price realised GBP 40,000. © Christies Images Ltd 2017 Each bowl is decorated with a continuous scene of boys at play in a garden, and also with various musical instruments in a procession, all below willow trees in a fenced garden. Provenance: Property of a Nordic Gentleman. Christies. Fine Chinese Ceramics... [Lire la suite]
09 novembre 2017

A blue and white circular box and cover, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

Lot 77. A blue and white circular box and cover, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1522-1566). 9 5/8 in. (24.5 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000. Price realised GBP 68,750 © Christies Images Ltd 2017 The cover is decorated with a circular panel enclosing two boys playing with a crane below pine trees before a pavilion in a fenced garden. The panel is surrounded by alternating cranes and cloud scrolls, and the rim is... [Lire la suite]
07 novembre 2017

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

Lot 185. A blue and white 'Romance of the Western Chamber' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722). 20cm (7 7/8in) diam. Estimate GBP  1,000 - 1,500. Sold for £1,125 (€1,277). Photo: Bonhams. The deep bowl finely painted to the exterior with scenes from the Xi Xiang Ji, raised on a tall foot rim and with a flaring mouth rim decorated with diaper bands, the interior with a terraced garden with boys at play. Provenance: Purchased from Glade Antiques, 10 May 1999 (receipt) ... [Lire la suite]

07 novembre 2017

A blue and white 'five dragon' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 184. A blue and white 'five dragon' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722). 20.3cm (8in) diam. Estimate GBP  1,500 - 2,000. Sold for £2,250 (€2,555). Photo: Bonhams. The exterior boldly painted with a quartet of four-clawed dragons striding purposefully over foaming waves, the well with a further writhing dragon. Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 6 Nov 2017, 10:30 GMT, LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE 
07 novembre 2017

A blue and white 'dragon and carp' bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 183. A blue and white 'dragon and carp' bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722). 21cm (8 1/4in) diam. (2). Estimate GBP  1,500 - 2,000. Sold for £22,500 (€25,557). Photo: Bonhams. The exterior finely painted with a ferocious four-clawed dragon vigorously thrashing amongst foaming waves and cliffs, the beast confronting a large carp in the surf, the base with an apocryphal Chenghua six-character mark, wood stand.  Provenance: Christie's, London, 9 November 2010, lot 278. ... [Lire la suite]
07 novembre 2017

A blue and white 'lotus' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 180. A blue and white 'lotus' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722). 16.3cm (6 3/8in) diam. Estimate GBP  5,000 - 8,000. Sold for £8,125 (€9,228). Photo: Bonhams. The finely potted bowl decorated with six lotus flower heads joined with a scrolling leafy meander, with a lappet border encircling the low foot rim, the interior with a further lotus blossom  Provenance: Christie's, London, 9 November 2010, lot 278. Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 6 Nov 2017,... [Lire la suite]
07 novembre 2017

A small blue and white 'lotus' dish, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 179. A small blue and white 'lotus' dish, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722). 15.4cm (6in) diam. (2). Estimate GBP  3,000 - 5,000. Sold for £8,125 (€9,228). Photo: Bonhams. The shallow saucer dish with a central lotus flower head meander, similarly decorated to the exterior, box.  Provenance: Robert McPherson, London (label) Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 6 Nov 2017, 10:30 GMT, LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE