03 avril 2020

A blue and white cylindrical vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 2145. A blue and white cylindrical vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 10 3/8 in. (26.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price Realized USD 10,625. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The sides are encircled by four bands variously decorated with foliate motifs and striding dragons reserved in white on a blue ground, between borders of demi-diaper above the foot and below the neck, which is decorated with a band of upright, overlapping leaves. Property from the Jacob and... [Lire la suite]

03 avril 2020

A rare small blue and white censer, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 2144. A rare small blue and white censer, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000. Price Realized USD 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  Of bombé form, the sides are decorated in bright underglaze blue with four seated luohan, and there is a double blue-line circle on the base. Provenance: Marchant & Son, London, 1985.Bertil J. Högström, Stockholm, Sweden, no. 39. Christie's. Fine Chinese... [Lire la suite]
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03 avril 2020

A rare small blue-glazed dish, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 2142. A rare small blue-glazed dish, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722); 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price Realized USD 10,625. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The dish has shallow, rounded sides rising to an everted rim and is covered inside and out with a glaze of speckled cobalt blue below the white rim. Provenance: Acquired from a private collection, Los Angeles, in the... [Lire la suite]
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03 avril 2020

A copper-red and underglaze blue-decorated celadon-ground beaker vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 2143. A copper-red and underglaze blue-decorated celadon-ground beaker vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 18 1/8 in. (46 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price Realized USD 12,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The trumpet-shaped neck, bulbous middle section, and spreading foot are decorated with shaped rectangular panels depicting immortals and figural landscape scenes executed in underglaze blue with faint copper-red details. The panels are surrounded by carved... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2020

An underglaze blue and white-decorated celadon-ground brush pot, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 2141. An underglaze blue and white-decorated celadon-ground brush pot, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 7 1/8 in. (18 cm.) diam., 6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price Realized USD 25,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The exterior is decorated in relief in underglaze blue and white on a soft celadon ground with five different representations of Kuixing, the demon manifestation of the god of Literature, shown running as he holds various objects... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2020

A blue and white rouleau vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 2139. A blue and white rouleau vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 18 in. (46 cm.) high. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price Realized USD 52,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The sides are finely decorated in varying tones of blue with a continuous scene of mythical beasts perched on rocks surrounded by a tumultuous ocean, all below decorative bands of key-fret and ruyi-head scroll on either side of a single rib that encircles the neck. ... [Lire la suite]

03 avril 2020

A blue and white beaker vase, Transitional period, Chongzhen (1628-1644)

Lot 2138. A blue and white beaker vase, Transitional period, Chongzhen (1628-1644); 16½ in. (41.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000. Price Realized USD 32,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The vase is finely decorated on the neck with a continuous landscape scene, above a band of shaped ruyi heads on the midsection and pendent leaves on the lower section. Provenance: Private collection, Japan, acquired in the 1980s.  ... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2020

A 'Hatcher cargo' blue and white sleeve vase, Transitional period, circa 1643

Lot 2137. A 'Hatcher cargo' blue and white sleeve vase, Transitional period, circa 1643; 6½ in. (16.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price Realized USD 25,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The tall body is decorated with two large leaf-shaped panels enclosing a pair of deer, and a pair of horses, each pair shown in a landscape setting. The panels are separated by flowers and ornamental rocks between incised borders, and below flowering branches and insects... [Lire la suite]
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03 avril 2020

A small blue and white brush pot, Transitional period, circa 1635-1640

Lot 2136. A small blue and white brush pot, Transitional period, circa 1635-1640; 6½ in. (16.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price Realized USD 15,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The sides are painted with a continuous scene of a scholar standing beside a tree in a garden, as an attendant carrying a wrapped bundle approaches, all between incised double-line borders at the rims. Provenance: Marchant & Son, London, 1991.  ... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2020

Mrs Vera Espirito Santo's mystery-set sapphire and diamond flower brooch & ear clips, by Van Cleef & Arpels

Lot 26. The property of Mrs Vera Espirito Santo. A pair of mystery-set sapphire and diamond flower ear clips, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate CHF 60,000 - CHF 80,000. Price realised CHF 131,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013. Each as a seven-petal mystery-set sapphire blossom, centering upon a brilliant-cut diamond pistil, 2.8 cm, with French assay marks for platinum and gold, in grey suede Van Cleef & Arpels pouch. Signed and with maker's mark for Van Cleef & Arpels, no. 79136. Lot 27. The property of Mrs... [Lire la suite]
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