26 avril 2019

Two pairs of turquoise-glazed models of parrots, Qing Dynasty

Lot 148. Two pairs of turquoise-glazed models of parrots, Qing Dynasty. The largest pair each: 25cm (9 7/8in). Estimate: £ 800 - 1,200 (€ 930 - 1,400). © Bonhams 2001-2019 The first pair of birds modelled standing on aubergine-glazed openwork rock-form plinths, the heads raised up and slightly to one side; the second smaller pair of similar form Bonhams. Asian At, London, 13 May 2019 - 14 May 2019
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26 avril 2019

Two pairs of turquoise-glazed models of parrots, Qing Dynasty

Lot 148. Two pairs of turquoise-glazed models of parrots, Qing Dynasty. The largest pair each: 25cm (9 7/8in). Estimate: £ 800 - 1,200 (€ 930 - 1,400). © Bonhams 2001-2019 The first pair of birds modelled standing on aubergine-glazed openwork rock-form plinths, the heads raised up and slightly to one side; the second smaller pair of similar form Bonhams. Asian At, London, 13 May 2019 - 14 May 2019
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26 avril 2019

A turquoise-glazed figure of a tapir, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 428. A turquoise-glazed figure of a tapir, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 21.3 cm, 8 3/8  in. Estimate 600 — 800 GBP.  Courtesy Sotheby's. modelled as a recumbent tapir, the head brilliantly rendered with alert eyes below a pair of upright ears, covered overall with a lustrous turquoise glaze. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Asian Art, London, 17 May 2019, 10:00 AM 
26 avril 2019

A rare turquoise-glazed archaistic 'Boar' vessel and cover, zun, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 150. A rare turquoise-glazed archaistic 'Boar' vessel and cover, zun, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 10 3/8 in. (26.5 cm.) wide. Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000 (USD 38,760 - USD 64,600). Price realised GBP 43,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The vessel is modelled after a Shang dynasty original as a boar standing foursquare with its head raised. Its body is finely decorated in relief with a stylised kui dragon extending down each leg embellished with appliqué nodes. The belly and... [Lire la suite]
26 avril 2019

A Fahua barrel-form garden seat, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 105. A Fahua barrel-form garden seat, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 15 ¼ in. (38.6 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000 (USD 10,336 - USD 15,504). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The garden seat is decorated with a wide band of incised lotus scroll decorated in slip on a turquoise ground interrupted by two animal-head handles, all between two rows of raised bosses. The top is decorated with a central flower head surrounded by four lotus leaves. Provenance: Roger Keverne, London, October... [Lire la suite]
26 avril 2019

A turquoise-glazed Fahua jar, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 402. A turquoise-glazed Fahua jar, Late Ming dynasty; 31.6 cm, 12 3/8  in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP.  Courtesy Sotheby's. the  baluster body rising from a gently splayed foot to a rounded shoulder surmounted by a short neck and a lipped rim, boldly decorated to the body with two scenes of the Daoist philosopher Laozi setting off on his donkey and transmitting his teachings, all reserved on a turquoise-glazed ground, the interior glazed green. Sotheby's. St George... [Lire la suite]
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26 avril 2019

A Fahua meiping, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 401. A Fahua meiping, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 31.4 cm, 12 3/8  in. Estimate 1,000 — 2,000 GBP.  Courtesy Sotheby's. with a tapering body sweeping up to a rounded shoulder surmounted by a waisted neck and everted rim, painted to the exterior with a sage drifting towards a pavilion enshrouded in clouds approached by an attendant carrying a wrapped qin, between a ruyi-collar enclosing lotus blossoms at the shoulder and a lappet band below, covered overall in green... [Lire la suite]
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26 avril 2019

A large Fahua jar, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 399. A large Fahua jar, Late Ming dynasty; 32 cm, 12 5/8  in. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the baluster body rising from a gently splayed foot to a rounded shoulder surmounted by a short neck and lipped rim, decorated to the body with figures on horseback accompanied by attendants, riding towards a pavilion enveloped in clouds, above a band of lappets around the foot, the shoulders with a ruyi-band each enclosing auspicious emblems, all reserved... [Lire la suite]
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26 avril 2019

A Fahua 'Figural' meiping, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 398. A Fahua 'Figural' meiping, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 30 cm, 11 3/4  in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. with a tapering body sweeping up to a rounded shoulder surmounted by a waisted neck and everted rim, painted to the exterior with a sage drifting towards a pavilion enshrouded in clouds approached by an attendant carrying a wrapped qin, between a ruyi-collar enclosing lotus blooms at the shoulder and a lappet band below, glazed in aubergine,... [Lire la suite]
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26 avril 2019

A turquoise-glazed figure of Zhenwu, 17th century

Lot 292. A turquoise-glazed figure of Zhenwu, 17th century; 34 cm, 13 2/5  in. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the deity seated on a high-back throne chair raised on a waisted plinth in dark blue and turquoise enamels, wearing a turquoise-enamelled dragon robe, with various areas left unglazed revealing the grey stoneware. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Asian Art, London, 17 May 2019, 10:00 AM
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