13 août 2019

A Longuan celadon 'dragon' dish,Yuan dynasty (1279-1368) 

Lot 1342. A Longuan celadon 'dragon' dish,Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 13¼ in. (33.6 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 10,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. The center decorated in relief with a dragon leaping in pursuit of a flaming pearl, below foliate scroll carved and combed in the well, the exterior carved with a band of petals below the everted, dished rim, covered overall with a glaze of olive-green color, box. Note: Compare a slightly larger (35 cm. diam.) Yuan dynasty Longquan 'dragon'... [Lire la suite]

13 août 2019

An unusual small blue and white dish, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

Lot 1460. An unusual small blue and white dish, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722); 6 1/8 in. (15.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 12,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. The flared sides rounding up to the rim from the foot, painted on the interior with a butterfly flitting above chrysanthemum, rocks and bamboo, the exterior delicately incised with lotus blossoms. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art... [Lire la suite]
13 août 2019

A copper-red-glazed bottle vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722) 

Lot 1425. A copper-red-glazed bottle vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 15 3/8 in. (39 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 15,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. With compressed globular body and tall neck, covered with a crackle-suffused mottled glaze shading from dark to slightly greyish crushed strawberry-red color below a pale celadon-tinted glaze at the rim. Note: A copper-red-glazed vase of similar shape, but of slightly larger size (16 in. high), is illustrated in Collection of... [Lire la suite]
13 août 2019

A pair of Ming-style blue and white conical bowls, Kangxi period (1662-1722) 

Lot 1374. A pair of Ming-style blue and white conical bowls, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 8¾ in. (22.4 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000. Price realised USD 17,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. Each with widely flared sides rising to the lobed rim, the interior painted with a central medallion of a fruiting and flowering peach branch below six flowers in the well and a narrow band of flower sprigs at the rim, the exterior with an upper register of six different fruiting and flowering branches above a lower... [Lire la suite]
13 août 2019

A pair of blue and white bowls, Xianfeng marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1851-1861)

Lot 1384. A pair of blue and white bowls, Xianfeng marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1851-1861); 5¼ in. (13.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 15,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. Each painted on the exterior with the Eight Trigrams alternately separated by cranes and clouds, all above a band of frothing waves and rocks, with further waves in a medallion in the interior below a diaper band at the rim. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property... [Lire la suite]
13 août 2019

A pair of blue and white 'dragon' dishes, Qianlong seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1376. A pair of blue and white 'dragon' dishes, Qianlong seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 15,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. The interior and the exterior painted with five-clawed dragons pursuing flaming pearls amidst flames. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, 26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza  

13 août 2019

A blue and white deep bowl, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1385. A blue and white deep bowl, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 7 5/16 in. (18.6 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 22,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. With steep sides rising to the slightly flared, rounded rim, painted around the exterior with four characters reading shan gao shui chang within linked ruyi head-form roundels, surrounded by lotus scroll and a band of the bajixiang, between a petal lappet border... [Lire la suite]
13 août 2019

A large blue and white, iron red and gilt-decorated bottle vase, 18th-19th century

Lot 1380. A large blue and white, iron red and gilt-decorated bottle vase, 18th-19th century; 15¾ in. (40 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 22,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. Painted in underglaze blue around the body with stylized fu and shou characters withinchi dragon roundels, surrounded by ascending and descending winged chilong and lotus sprigs painted in iron red, between lotus lappets below and ruyi heads and crashing waves above,... [Lire la suite]
13 août 2019

Two large flambé-glazed bottle vases, 18th-19th century

Lot 1423. Two large flambé-glazed bottle vases, 18th-19th century; 19 3/8 in. and 18½ in. (49.2 and 47 cm.) high. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 23,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. Each with ovoid body raised on a slightly spreading foot and tapering to a slender neck, covered with a crackle-suffused glaze of crushed strawberry tone and thinning to mushroom on the mouth rim, wood stands. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M.... [Lire la suite]
13 août 2019

A gold-splashed bronze bombé tripod censer and stand, 17th-18th century

Lot 1329. A gold-splashed bronze bombé tripod censer and stand, 17th-18th century; 6 5/8 in. (17.2 cm.) across handles. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 25,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. The censer with shallow compressed body and two angular loop handles, the base cast with a Xuande six-character mark within a rectangle, the censer and stand with irregular splashes of gold. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler... [Lire la suite]