31 août 2019

A green and yellow-glazed tileworks figural group, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 842. A green and yellow-glazed tileworks figural group, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 19 ½ in. (49.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 12,500. © Christie’s Images Limited 2019. The central figure of a court official is shown standing between two female attendants with his head turned to the left as he points upwards with his right hand. He is dressed in ochre robes and the attendants are picked out in aubergine, ochre and green glazes, carved softwood stand. Property from... [Lire la suite]

31 août 2019

A fine pair of large glazed stoneware standing figures, 16th century

Lot 106. A fine pair of large glazed stoneware standing figures, 16th century; each approximately 41 in. (104 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 12,000 - GBP 15,000. Price realised GBP 18,400. © Christie’s Images Limited 1998. Each modelled standing on a pierced hexagonal base, the lady clad in robes of yellow, deep brown and green, holding a large dish in both hands, the gentleman wearing a long green cloak and holding a folded textile, minor chips and restoration. Christie's. MING - THE AGE OF... [Lire la suite]
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31 août 2019

A very rare imperial Fahua bottle vase, Encircled Zhengde four-character mark and of the period (1506-1521)

Lot 107. A very rare imperial Fahua bottle vase, Encircled Zhengde four-character mark and of the period (1506-1521); 8 in. (22.2 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 25,000 - GBP 30,000. Price realised GBP 49,900. © Christie’s Images Limited 1998. The spherical body rising to a flaring rim with a short straight lip, the surface covered in a deep blue with two two writhing dragons among clouds reserved in white biscuit and pale blue enamel, the interior with a warm yellow glaze. Provenance: Baron Eugene de Rothschild, sold... [Lire la suite]
31 août 2019

A fine and rare blue and yellow saucer-dish, Encircled Zhengde four-character mark and of the period (1506-1521)

Lot 97. A fine and rare blue and yellow saucer-dish, Encircled Zhengde four-character mark and of the period  (1506-1521); 7 in. (20 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000. Price realised GBP 25,300. © Christie’s Images Limited 1998. Boldly painted to the centre with a gardenia branch bearing two blossoms and a bud, within a double circle in the well and below the rim, the rounded well with four evenly spaced pomegranate, grapevine, peach and lotus sprays, the exterior with a continuous flower scroll with five... [Lire la suite]
31 août 2019

A wucai globular 'Dragon' jarlet, Encircled Jiajing six-character mark and of the period (1522-1566)

Lot 100. A wucai globular 'Dragon' jarlet, Encircled Jiajing six-character mark and of the period (1522-1566); 5 in. (13 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 7,000 - GBP 10,000. Price realised GBP 11,500. © Christie’s Images Limited 1998 Enamelled around the body with two dragons in mutual pursuit among clouds, between a row of stylised lotus lappets at the base and quatrefoil cloud scrolls at the shoulder below the tooth-pattern at the short cylindrical neck, fitted box. Note: A very similar... [Lire la suite]
31 août 2019

An underglaze-blue and overglaze-red bowl and cover, Xuande six-character mark and of the period (1426-1435)

Lot 99. An underglaze-blue and overglaze-red bowl and cover, Xuande six-character mark and of the period (1426-1435); 6.7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000. Price realised GBP 26,450. © Christie’s Images Limited 1998 The bowl with deep sides rising to a flaring rim, decorated in iron-red with dragons in pursuit of the flaming pearl, amidst cloud wisps and above a band around the foot enclosing crested waves, the domed cover similarly decorated around the central... [Lire la suite]

31 août 2019

A rare yellow-ground 'Green dragon' deep bowl, Encircled Zhengde four-character mark and of the period (1506-1521)

Lot 97. A rare yellow-ground 'Green dragon' deep bowl, Encircled Zhengde four-character mark and of the period (1506-1521); 5 in. (15 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000. Price realised GBP 26,450. © Christie’s Images Limited 1998 Thickly potted with steep sides and a flaring rim, enamelled with a warm golden-yellow ground with two dragons in mutual pursuit among clouds incised and picked out in pale green, above a lappet-band around the foot rim, rim cracks, fitted box. ... [Lire la suite]
31 août 2019

Ming dynasty Monochrome Porcelains sold at Christie's London, 16 November 1998

Lot 89. A rare anhua-decorated monk's cap ewer, sengmao hu, Yongle period (1403-1425); 8 in. (21 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 12,000 - GBP 15,000. Price realised GBP 18,400. © Christie’s Images Limited 1998 Of characteristic form, with a strap handle set to the shoulder, barbed 'monk's-cap' outline along the rim, and anhua-decorated ruyi terminals where the tall looping handle meets the body, a small eyelet on the rim interior, overall covered in a soft creamy-white glaze,... [Lire la suite]
31 août 2019

Ming dynasty blue and white porcelains sold at Christie's London, 16 November 1998

Lot 55. A blue and white saucer-dish, Yongle period (1403-1425); 13 in. (35 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000. Price realised GBP 20,700. © Christie’s Images Limited 1998 Painted in a rich cobalt blue with characteristic 'heaping and piling' visible in areas, to the centre with a ribboned lotus bouquet, within three concentric bands, the well with leafy scrolling tendrils issuing peony, lotus and chrysanthemum blooms, below a classic-scroll border, the exterior with a similar... [Lire la suite]
31 août 2019

An underglaze-copper-red pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, late 14th century

Lot 52. An underglaze-copper-red pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, late 14th century; 13 in. (33 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000. Price realised GBP 27,600. © Christie’s Images Limited 1998 The well-rounded body with a narrow neck and flaring mouth and supported on a short spreading foot ring, painted in underglaze-red with four large peony blooms alternately depicted in profile and full-faced, borne on a generously scrolling stem with characteristically spiky leaves and four... [Lire la suite]