07 juin 2015

Vase 'Lotus' en porcelaine émaillée céladon, Chine, Fin de la dynastie Qing (1644-1911)

Vase 'Lotus' en porcelaine émaillée céladon, Chine, Fin de la dynastie Qing (1644-1911). Estimate €4,000 – €6,000 ($4,496 - $6,743). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The exterior of the vase is delicately carved and moulded to depict a dense network of overlapping lotus petals, rising to the mouth which is formed as a lotus pod with further petals encircling it. There is a pair of stylised scrolling handles to the sides; restorations. 14 1/8 in. (36 cm.) high Provenance: Property of a European Collector. A... [Lire la suite]

07 juin 2015

Vase en porcelaine émaillée 'Clair de Lune', Chine, début du XXème siècle

Vase en porcelaine émaillée 'Clair de Lune', Chine, début du XXème siècle. Estimate €4,000 – €6,000 ($4,496 - $6,743). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The body of the vase is finely moulded with an angular kui-dragon scroll band between a band of stiff leaves and ruyi-heads to the shoulder and a key-fret band to the foot. The vase is covered with a soft blue glaze, and the base has an apocryphal Qianlong seal mark; restorations. 13 ¼ in. (34.3 cm.) high Provenance: Sotheby's London, 12-14 July 2006, lot... [Lire la suite]
07 juin 2015

Vase en porcelaine émaillée bleu poudré, Chine, dynastie Qing, Epoque Kangxi (1622-1722)

Vase en porcelaine émaillée bleu poudré, Chine, dynastie Qing, Epoque Kangxi (1622-1722). Estimate €8,000 – €12,000 ($8,991 - $13,487). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The body of the pear-shaped vase is decorated in gilt to depict bands of animal masks and associated archaistic designs, with a pair of handles to the sides shaped as mythical beasts; chips to foot. 15 ¼ in. (38.8 cm.) high Provenance: Bonham's London, 14 May 2009, lot 89.Property from an important private Asian collection. A GILT-DECORATED... [Lire la suite]
07 juin 2015

Vase en porcelaine émaillée bleu poudré, Chine, dynastie Qing, Marque a six caractères en or et époque Guangxu (1875-1908)

Vase en porcelaine émaillée bleu poudré, Chine, dynastie Qing, Marque a six caractères en or et époque Guangxu (1875-1908). Estimate €8,000 – €12,000 ($8,991 - $13,487). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The body is decorated with a pair of five-clawed dragons chasing the flaming pearl, below a band of lotus scroll withshou characters to the shoulder and shou medallions with bats to the tall neck; cracks to base. 15 in. (38.1 cm.) high Provenance: Bonham's London, 14 May 2009, lot 94.Property... [Lire la suite]
07 juin 2015

Vase bouteille en porcelaine émaillée flambée, Chine, dynastie Qing, XVIIIème siècle

Vase bouteille en porcelaine émaillée flambée, Chine, dynastie Qing, XVIIIème siècle. Estimate €10,000 – €15,000 ($11,239 - $16,859). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vase is sturdily potted and is of elongated globular form rising to a tall cylindrical neck. It is covered in a thick deep purplish-red glaze suffused with pale bluish white streaks, thinning to a mushroom tone at the mouth rim. 20 ½ in. (52.2 cm.) high A FLAMBE-GLAZED BOTTLE VASE, CHINA, QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY Christie's. ART... [Lire la suite]
07 juin 2015

Grand vase en porcelaine émaillée rouge, tianqiuping, Chine, dynastie Qing, XVIIIème-XIXème siècle

Grand vase en porcelaine émaillée rouge, tianqiuping, Chine, dynastie Qing, XVIIIème-XIXème siècle.  Estimate €20,000 – €40,000 ($22,478 - $44,956). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vase is covered overall in an even subtle red glaze thinning slightly around the mouth rim. 23 in. (58.5 cm.) high A RED GLAZED GLOBULAR VASE, TIANQIUPING, CHINA, QING DYNASTY, 18TH-19TH CENTURY Christie's. ART D'ASIE, 9 June 2015, Paris

07 juin 2015

Grand vase en porcelaine émaillée céladon, zun, marque à six caractères en cachet et possiblement de l’époque Qianlong

Grand vase en porcelaine émaillée céladon, zun, Chine, dynastie Qing, marque à six caractères en cachet en bleu sous couverte et possiblement de l’époque Qianlong (1736-1795). Estimate €20,000 – €40,000 ($22,478 - $44,956). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vase is moulded in the form of a basket with swelling sides rising to a slender neck with galleried mouth rim. The lobed body is decorated to the shoulders and to the mouth rim with parallel bands of a rope-twist design and the vase is covered all over with a... [Lire la suite]
07 juin 2015

Vase en porcelaine émaillée vert pomme, Chine, XXème siècle

Vase en porcelaine émaillée vert pomme, Chine, XXème siècle. Estimate €30,000 – €50,000 ($33,717 - $56,195). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vase is crisply moulded and carved in relief to the exterior with two ferocious five-clawed dragons amongst stylised scrolling clouds and flames, above a band of rocks jutting from waves. It is covered in an enamel of vibrant apple-green tone, extending to the interior of the neck. The base is impressed with an apocryphal Qianlong seal mark. 18 7/8 in. (48 cm.) high ... [Lire la suite]
07 juin 2015

Vase en porcelaine emaillée bleu, cong, marque à six caractères en cachet bleu sous couverte et époque Qianlong

Vase en porcelaine emaillée bleu, cong, Chine, dynastie Qing, marque à six caractères en cachet bleu sous couverte et époque Qianlong (1736-1795). Estimate €30,000 – €40,000 ($33,717 - $44,956). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The rectangular body of archaistic form with characteristic circular foot ring and mouth rim, applied with a pair of moulded elephant-head handles with suspended rings, with exception to the foot ring covered in a lustrous, dark violet-blue glaze, paling to a lighter blue on extremities. 11 ½... [Lire la suite]
07 juin 2015

Sotheby's organizes an auction in Paris combining paintings and sculptures for the first time

Abel Grimmer (Anvers vers 1570 - 1618/19), Six mois de l'année : Janvier, Mai, Juin, Juillet, Août et Septembre (Six Months of the Year: January to September). Le mois de mai daté sur le puits à gauche 1609. Suite de six panneaux circulaires. Cinq d'entre eux inscrits avec les références aux textes des Evangiles en bas au centre. Au revers de chacun, des cachets de cire correspondant vraisembablement au pannelier. Diamètre : 25 cm ; 9 7/8... [Lire la suite]