25 avril 2019

A small blue and white 'Silkworm' cup, Republican period

  Lot 396. A small blue and white 'Silkworm' cup, Republican period; Diameter 6.6 cm, 2 5/8  in. Estimate £400— 600. Courtesy Sotheby's. the conical sides rising from a short straight foot, painted to the exterior with silkworms and mulberry leaves, the base with the six-character mark 'Jiangxi ciye gongsi' within a circle in underglaze blue. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Asian Art, London,  17 May 2019, 10:00 AM
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25 avril 2019

A reverse-decorated blue and white 'Dragon' dish, Chuxiugong seal mark, Qing dynasty, Guangxu period (1875-1908)

Lot 395. A reverse-decorated blue and white 'Dragon' dish, Chuxiugong seal mark, Qing dynasty, Guangxu period (1875-1908); 32.1 cm, 12 5/8  in. Estimate £2,000 — 3,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from short foot to a slightly everted rim, decorated to the center of the interior with a five-clawed dragon leaping amidst clouds and flames in pursuit of a flaming pearl, with two further dragons to the well, the exterior similarly decorated, the base with a four-character mark in... [Lire la suite]
25 avril 2019

A large blue and white 'Shou' meiping jar, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1620)

Lot 394. A large blue and white 'Shou' meiping jar, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1620); 46 cm, 18 in. Estimate £6,000 — 8,000. Lot Sold 11,875 GBP (15,176 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the baluster body rising from a spreading base to a short narrow neck with rolled rim, painted around the exterior with shou medallions amidst lotus and ruyi clouds, the shoulder with a lotus-filled ruyi collar. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Asian Art, London,  17 May... [Lire la suite]
25 avril 2019

A large blue and white 'Lotus' jar, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period (1522-1566)

Lot 393. A large blue and white 'Lotus' jar, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period (1522-1566); 47 cm, 18 1/2  in. Estimate £6,000 — 8,000. Lot Sold 8,125 GBP (10,384 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. sturdily potted with a tapered ovoid body rising to a short, waisted neck and everted rim, densely painted to the exterior with large lotus blooms borne on meandering leafy stems, all between a band of ruyi roundels enclosing various auspicious emblems to the shoulder and a band of lappet to the foot, the... [Lire la suite]
25 avril 2019

A blue and white 'Eight Immortals' yen yen vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 392. A blue and white 'Eight Immortals' yen yen vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 45 cm, 17 1/2  in. Estimate £800 — 1,200. Courtesy Sotheby's. the baluster body rising from a spreading foot to a tall trumpet neck, brightly painted around the exterior with shaped panels enclosing the Eight Immortals, all reserved on a diaper ground, underglaze blue artemisia leaf to the base. Provenance: Christie's London, 29th February 2012, lot 700. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Asian Art,... [Lire la suite]
25 avril 2019

A blue and white 'Landscape' vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 391. A blue and white 'Landscape' vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 44 cm, 17 3/8  in.. Estimate £3,000 — 5,000. Lot Sold 20,000 GBP (25,560 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. sturdily potted with a tall baluster body rising from a spreading foot to a straight neck and galleried rim, painted with scholars amidst a continuous landscape scene,  the neck with bands of dots, keyfret and cloud scrolls. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Asian Art, London,  17... [Lire la suite]

25 avril 2019

A blue and white yen yen vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 390. A blue and white yen yen vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 45.5 cm, 17 1/2  in. Estimate £3,000 — 5,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. the baluster body rising from a spreading foot to a tall trumpet neck, painted around the exterior in rich cobalt-blue tones with figures in a river landscape. Provenance: Christie's London, 1st March 2011, lot 37. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Asian Art, London,  17 May 2019, 10:00 AM  
25 avril 2019

Three blue and white 'Dragon' bowls, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820)

Lot 364.Three blue and white 'Dragon' bowls, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820); 12.9 cm, 5 1/8  in. Estimate £4,000 — 6,000. Lot Sold 15,000 GBP (19,170 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides rising from a short foot to an everted rim, painted to the exterior with two sinuous five-clawed dragons striding amidst floral sprigs above turbulent waves, the base inscribed with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Asian Art, London,  17... [Lire la suite]
25 avril 2019

A blue and white 'Immortals' square jar, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period (1522-1566)

Lot 362. A blue and white 'Immortals' square jar, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period (1522-1566); 33.1 cm, 13 in. Estimate £5,000 — 7,000. Lot Sold 7,500 GBP (9,585 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. of square section, rising from a flat base to an angled shoulder and a slightly waisted neck, elaborately painted to the body with immortals holding respective attributes amidst scrolling clouds and rolling waves, below a band of shou roundels alternating with ruyi-clouds at the shoulder and... [Lire la suite]
25 avril 2019

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

Lot 361. A blue and white 'Boys' jar, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 14.9 cm, 5 3/4  in. Estimate £4,000 — 6,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. the ovoid body rising from a short straight foot to a slightly waisted neck, painted to the exterior with boys engaged in various pursuits in a garden, all between a band of stylised floral panels at the shoulder and a band of flower petals above the foot, the base with a stylised rabbit in underglazed blue. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Asian Art,... [Lire la suite]