20 septembre 2021

An iron-red-ground underglaze-blue 'scholar' stembowl, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1620)

Lot 149. An iron-red-ground underglaze-blue 'scholar' stembowl, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1620). Diameter 5¾ in., 14.3 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the rounded sides supported on a tall straight foot and rising to an everted rim, the exterior painted in underglaze blue with a continuous scene of scholars engaged in the 'four accomplishments', the gentlemen variously playing weiqi, admiring a painting, and reading poetry, the interior painted... [Lire la suite]

19 septembre 2021

A yellow-ground underglaze-blue 'double-gourd' vase, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566)

Lot 83. A yellow-ground underglaze-blue 'double-gourd' vase, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566). Height 7½ in., 19.1 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the globular lower body and pear-shaped upper bulb boldly painted in deep cobalt blue with meandering leafy lotus scroll, the waisted midsection with florets and a row of ruyi heads, all against a rich yellow-enameled ground, the base white and with a six-character mark within a double circle in underglaze blue. From... [Lire la suite]
19 septembre 2021

A Rare Chinese 'Kinrande' Porcelain Bowl and Cover, Late Ming Dynasty

Lot 140. A Rare Chinese 'Kinrande' Porcelain Bowl and Cover, Late Ming Dynasty. Diameter 4 1/4 inches. Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000. Copyright © 2021 William Doyle Galleries, Inc. Of rounded form, decorated in the Japanese style with gilt blossoms and leafy tendrils against a coral red ground. C Property from an Esteemed New York Collection. Doyle. Asian Works of Art. Mon, Sep 20, 2021 at 10am EDT
15 septembre 2021

A pair of coral-ground reserve-decorated 'lotus' bowls, Qianlong underglaze blue seal marks and of the period (1736-1795))

Lot 330. A pair of coral-ground reserve-decorated 'lotus' bowls, Qianlong underglaze blue seal marks and of the period (1736-1795); 5 1/8in (13cm) diameter; 2 1/2in (6.3cm) high. Estimate US$ 30,000 - 50,000 (€ 25,000 - 42,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 The bell-form bowls each raised on a short flared foot and decorated with two rows of flower-heads and fronted lotus in an interlocking network of leafy tendrils, the details finely rendered in iron-red and all reserved on a rich coral ground. ... [Lire la suite]
15 septembre 2021

A Pair of Chinese Wucai Porcelain Jars and Covers, Transitional Period

Lot 143A. A Pair of Chinese Wucai Porcelain Jars and Covers, Transitional Period. Height 15 inches. Estimate: $15,000 - $25,000. © 2021 William Doyle Galleries, Inc. Each decorated with scenes of courtly figures in classical attire. Property from the Hallenbeck Family Collection. Provenance: Purchased from Santos, London, 2000. Doyle. Asian Works of Art, September 20, 2021 at 10am EDT
15 septembre 2021

Doyle to auction the Sarah Belk Gambrell Falangcai Vase

Lot 189. The Sarah Belk Gambrell Falangcai Vase. A Partial Chinese Imperial Falangcai European-Subject Porcelain Vase, Qianlong four-character seal mark in blue and of the period (1736-1795). Height 4 7/8 inches, width overall 4 inches.. Estimate $100,000-300,000. © 2021 William Doyle Galleries, Inc. NEW YORK, NY.- Doyle Auctioneers & Appraisers will auction the Sarah Belk Gambrell Falangcai Vase as a highlight of the Asian Works of Art sale on Monday, September 20 at 10am EDT. Created... [Lire la suite]

06 septembre 2021

Chinese imperial porcelain collection headed to Heritage Auctions

DALLAS, TX.- Among the highlights in Heritage Auctions’ Fine & Decorative Asian Art Auction Sept. 22 and 23 will be an extraordinary selection of Chinese porcelain from a Northern California estate.“This is from an exceptional selection of Chinese porcelain,” Heritage Auctions Asian Art Consignment Director Clementine Chen said. “Much of it includes incredibly delicate, intricate paintings that tell complete stories. Many of these items are extremely rare.”A Chinese Blue Ground Yellow Glazed Dragon Bowl (estimate:... [Lire la suite]
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18 août 2021

A famille verte 'Romance of the Western Chamber' brushpot, bitong, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 135. A famille verte 'Romance of the Western Chamber' brushpot, bitong, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 15.1cm (5 8/9in) high. Estimate £ 3,000 -5,000. Sold for £ 20,000 (€ 23,478). © Bonhams. The tall sides delicately enamelled with a continuous scene of a monk squatting on the ground wearing his distinctive cap and holding a fan as he gazes up at a butterfly, beside him two elegant ladies and a gentleman also fix their attention on the butterfly, all set within a terraced garden with rocks and trees. ... [Lire la suite]
18 août 2021

A large famille verte 'Ruse of the Empty Fort' bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 135. A large famille verte 'Ruse of the Empty Fort' bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 30cm (12in) diam. Estimate £ 6,000 -10,000. Sold for £ 7,500 (€ 8,804). © Bonhams. Finely decorated around the exterior with a continuous scene of Zhuge Liang atop a brick wall nonchalantly playing his qin beside a sleeping attendant, the large gate beneath left open while heavily armed soldiers and generals on horseback approach with trepidation, the interior with a mythical qilin and... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2021

A Wucai 'Immortals' bowl, Wanli six-character mark and of the period (1573-1619)

Lot 119. A Wucai 'Immortals' bowl, Wanli six-character mark and of the period (1573-1619); 15.5cm (6 1/8in) diam. Estimate 8.000 £ - 10.000 £. Sold for £ 22,500 (€ 26,370). Photo: Bonhams. Finely painted and enamelled on the exterior with four Immortals, each carrying their individual attributes within a grove of pine interspersed with four lanterns, all between a border of lotus-head scroll beneath the rim and classic scroll on the foot, the interior with a front-facing dragon encircling a... [Lire la suite]