11 novembre 2018

A Chinese doucai ‘Dragon’ bowl, Kangxi mark and of the period (1662-1722)

  Lot 186. A Chinese doucai ‘Dragon’ bowl, Kangxi mark and of the period (1662-1722), 12cm diameter. Estimate: £12,000.00 - £15,000.00. © Chiswick Auctions. The interior with a roundel enclosing a coiled five-clawed dragon facing forwards with a fearsome expression, beside a flaming pearl, among multi-coloured clouds, the exterior with a dragon and phoenix above waves among clouds, six character Kangxi mark to base. Note: For a similar dish on yellow ground see Porcelains in Polychrome and Contrasting... [Lire la suite]
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11 novembre 2018

A Chinese blue and white ‘seamstresses’ vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

  Lot 95. A Chinese blue and white ‘seamstresses’ vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722), 34 cm. Estimate: £16,000.00 - £18,000.00. © Chiswick Auctions. Of baluster form, finely painted in underglaze blue with group of well four dressed ladies, one seated cutting fabric with a companion sewing around a dreamstone-inset table in front of a large screen, whilst to their right, on the garden veranda a lady draws a thread between her teeth whilst holding it at either end between forefinger and thumb, and to her... [Lire la suite]
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11 novembre 2018

A Chinese famille verte wucai yenyen vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

  Lot 150. A Chinese famille verte wucai yenyen vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 46cm H, 23cm diameter. Estimate: £20,000.00 - £30,000.000. © Chiswick Auctions. The baluster body rising from a spreading foot to a tall trumpet neck with flaring rim, decorated with two bands of figurative scenes. Chiswick Auctions. Kangxi: Porcelain & Decorative Arts. 12 Nov 2018
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11 novembre 2018

A large Chinese famille verte charger, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

  Lot 121. A large Chinese famille verte charger, Kangxi period (1662-1722), 46.5cm diameter. Estimate: £30,000.00 - £50,000.00. © Chiswick Auctions.   Depicting three clans vying for power with representatives seated along three tables each laid with antique treasures, a fearsome warrior standing in the foreground holding a bronze vessel high above his head, six character Chenghua mark to base. Note: The present lot is of an Imperial type and large figurative scenes were collected by... [Lire la suite]
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11 novembre 2018

A large Chinese famille verte reticulated vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

  Lot 151. A large Chinese famille verte reticulated vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722), 60cm H. Estimate: £30,000.00 - £50,000.00. © Chiswick Auctions.  Of rectangular baluster form with a spreading foot and neck, the body with double walled panels with pierced bee-hive trellis, around a painted walled garden scene with details of figures and trees modelled in high relief, each face of the neck with the trellis set around a panel of a boy modelled in high relief, and the foot similarly decorated... [Lire la suite]
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11 novembre 2018

A coral-ground famille verte 'Boys' bowl, 18th century

Lot 36. A coral-ground famille verte 'Boys' bowl, 18th century; 8 ¼ in. (20.8 cm). Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000. Price realised GBP 212,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The bowl is enamelled and gilt on a coral-red ground, with four groups of four boys gathered playing and engaged in leisurely pursuits beside rocks and plantain on a continuous fenced garden terrace. The rail posts, surrounding trees and vegetation are highlighted in gilt. The base is painted with a six-character Kangxi... [Lire la suite]
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11 novembre 2018

A rare Arabic-inscribed bronze cylindrical tripod censer, Zhengde cast six-character mark and of the period (1506-1521)

Lot 21. A rare Arabic-inscribed bronze cylindrical tripod censer, Zhengde cast six-character mark and of the period (1506-1521); 8 in. (20.3 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000. Price realised GBP 212,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The censer is finely cast in relief to the exterior with a long Arabic inscription, between two bands of incised lotus scroll, supported on three lotus-form feet.   Provenance: Collection of the late Soame Jenyns (1904-1976), then by... [Lire la suite]
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11 novembre 2018

A 'Longquan' Celadon-glazed 'Bamboo-Neck' Vase, xianwenping, Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty (1127-1368)

Lot 194. A 'Longquan' Celadon-glazed 'Bamboo-Neck' Vase, xianwenping, Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty (1127-1368); 10 3/8 in. (26.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000. Price realised GBP 25,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The compressed pear-shaped body is subtly decorated with a series of low horizontal bands, and the tall tapering neck is encircled by two bow-string bands in imitation of bamboo, all below a wide slightly inverted galleried rim. The vase is covered overall with an unctuous crackled... [Lire la suite]
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10 novembre 2018

A pair of blue and white pear-shaped vases, yuhuchunping, Guangxu six-character marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1875

Lot 265. A pair of blue and white pear-shaped vases, yuhuchunping, Guangxu six-character marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1875-1908); Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000. Price realised GBP 10,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  Each vase is decorated with plantain, bamboo and rocks in a fenced garden. The waisted neck is decorated with stiff leaves rising up from a collar of scrolling foliage and spearheads. The foot is encircled with bands of lotus flowers and lappets. Christie's. Fine... [Lire la suite]
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10 novembre 2018

A blue and white bowl, Jiaqing six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 248. A blue and white bowl, Jiaqing six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1796-1820);7 ¼ in. (18.6 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000. Price realised GBP 10,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  The exterior is painted in shades of cobalt blue to depict four characters, wan shou wu jiang (boundless longevity), each enclosed by a circle of ruyi-heads, separated from each other by two of the bajixiang and lotus sprays. The interior is decorated... [Lire la suite]
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