20 décembre 2018

A blue and white 'Master of the Rocks' dish, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 232. A blue and white 'Master of the Rocks' dish, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 15.5 cm, 6 1/8  in. Estimate £5,000 - £7,000. Sold: £10,000. © Sotheby's the rounded sides rising to a flared rim, the central interior finely painted with a mountainous river scene with pavilions and trees surrounded by a border of branches of pine needles at the rim, separated by two double-circles, the exterior with two stylised branches issuing from the rim, the base inscribed... [Lire la suite]

20 décembre 2018

A blue and white shallow bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

  Lot 233. A blue and white shallow bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 17.2 cm, 6 3/4  in. Estimate £8,000 - £12,000. Sold: £12,500. © Sotheby's with rounded sides rising to an everted rim, the exterior delicately detailed in soft pastel enamels with stems of floral blooms including asters and begonias intertwining with broad leaves, the interior accentuated with a small yellow flower on one side, all against a plain ground, the base with a... [Lire la suite]
19 décembre 2018

A blue and white 'Flower scroll' dish, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850)

Lot 207. A blue and white 'Flower scroll' dish, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850); 13.7 cm, 5 3/8  in. Estimate: £15,000 - £25,000. Lot Sold: £15,000. © Sotheby's the shallow rounded sides rising from a short foot, finely painted in cobalt blue with the 'heaping and piling' effect, the interior with a medallion enclosing a central peony surrounded by peony and lotus blooms amongst meandering leafy branches, encircled by a composite floral scroll below a... [Lire la suite]
19 décembre 2018

A blue and white 'lotus' brush pot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 238. A blue and white 'lotus' brush pot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 16 cm, 6 5/16  in. Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000. Lot Sold: £16,250. © Sotheby's of slightly waisted cylindrical form, painted in rich cobalt-blue tones with a bird flying amid a river of lotus pads and other water plants issuing from rockwork, all between two incised double lines around the rim and base.  Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Chinese Art, London, 10 November 2017
19 décembre 2018

A silver-mounted blue and white coffee pot and cover, late Ming dynasty

Lot 514. A silver-mounted blue and white coffee pot and cover, late Ming dynasty; 22.8 cm, 9 in. Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000. Lot Sold: £17,500. © Sotheby's the slender ovoid body rising from a short straight foot to a waisted neck and straight rim, applied with an ear-shaped handle opposite a curved spout, painted in bright cobalt blue-tones depicting boys playing a hat game within a fenced garden in a rocky landscape, below a band of lotus scrolls at the neck, the cover with a similar design of lotus, with... [Lire la suite]
19 décembre 2018

A blue and white ovoid jar, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 241. A blue and white ovoid jar, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 24.5 cm, 9 5/8  in. Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000. Lot Sold: £17,500. © Sotheby's the rounded sides of the jar rising to a short unglazed neck, painted on one side with a lotus waterscape cartouche detailed with large blooms and lotus pads, the opposite side with a scene of two scholars conversing within a 'Master of the Rocks' style mountainscape, the cover decorated with flying insects encircling blooming peonies... [Lire la suite]

19 décembre 2018

A blue and white shallow bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 230. A blue and white shallow bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 15.8 cm, 6 1/4  in. Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000. Lot Sold: £18,750. © Sotheby's the curved sides rising from a short foot to a slightly flared rim, the interior painted in bright cobalt blue with a lady and a scholar inside a pavilion, situated in a fenced garden and trees issuing from rocks in the background, with a deer in the foreground, the exterior with a sampan in a mountainous river landscape,... [Lire la suite]
19 décembre 2018

A blue and white 'Wang Xizhi and goose' cup, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 203. A blue and white 'Wang Xizhi and goose' cup, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 7.8 cm, 3 1/16  in. Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000. Lot Sold: £20,000. © Sotheby's delicately potted of deep U-shape with flared rim and a short foot, finely painted on the exterior with a continuous scene of the scholar Wang Xizhi admiring a stream of floating geese beneath a large willow tree, the base with an apocryphal six-character Chenghua mark in underglaze blue within a double... [Lire la suite]
19 décembre 2018

An iron-red and underglaze-blue 'Mythical beast' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 214. An iron-red and underglaze-blue 'Mythical beast' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795); 21.3 cm, 8 3/8  in. Estimate: £8,000 - £10,000. Lot Sold: £32,500. © Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides rising to a flared rim, the exterior adorned in underglaze blue with a band of nine fabulous sea creatures, including a dragon and carp, leaping against vivid turbulent waves in iron-red, the rim and the foot encircled by key fret bands, the interior with a... [Lire la suite]
19 décembre 2018

A magnificent imperial Blue and white ‘Dragons and Waves’ bottle vase, Tianqiuping, 18th century

Lot 652. A magnificent imperial Blue and white ‘Dragons and Waves’ bottle vase, Tianqiuping, 18th century. H: 72.0 cm. Estimate : 40 000 € - 60 000 €. Lot sold: 145 000 €. Courtesy Artprecium  of impressive size, the globular body rising to a cylindrical neck and vividly decorated in deep cobalt blue with four five claws ferocious dragons, with large bulging eyes and flanked by long curly whiskers, their mouths revealing menacing teeth, each crowned by a pair of horns swept... [Lire la suite]