03 avril 2020

A blue and white 'phoenix-tail' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 2135. A blue and white 'phoenix-tail' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 17 in. (45 cm.) high. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price Realized USD 40,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The baluster body and tall trumpet-shaped neck are decorated with continuous riverside landscape scenes depicting figures at leisurely pursuits amidst tall trees and mountains, all within double-line borders. Provenance: Nuri Farhadi, New York, September 1963.Mr. and Mrs. Robert B.... [Lire la suite]

03 avril 2020

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

Lot 2134. A blue and white beaker vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 18¾ in. (47.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price Realized USD 16,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The vase is well painted in deep shades of blue with three registers of leafy lotus scroll, all within decorative borders. Provenance: J. Seo, Oriental Art Gallery, New York, April 1969.Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. Mayer.The Robert B. Mayer Family Collection.  Exhibited: On loan:... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2020

A pair of large blue and white vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 2133. A pair of large blue and white vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 17½ in. (44.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price Realized USD 32,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  Each tapering body is decorated with dragons whose tails terminate in floral scroll, all on a blue ground interspersed with large peonies separated by chrysanthemum roundels, below a band of similar decoration on the rounded, canted shoulder, and between further decorative bands at the... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2020

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

Lot 2132. A blue and white beaker vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 17¼ in. (43.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price Realized USD 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The vase is well painted in bright blue tones with ogival-shaped reserves, each enclosing one of the Eight Immortals, four on the neck, two on the convex mid-section, and two on the lower body, all reserved on a diaper ground between various decorative borders. Provenance: Nuri Farhadi,... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2020

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

Lot 2131. A blue and white beaker vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 16½ in. (42 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price Realized USD 10,625. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The vase is boldly painted in varying tones of underglaze blue with a qilin on one side and a phoenix on the other, separated by tall flowering trees all between borders of key-fret at the neck and foot. A band of pine needles encircles the interior of the mouth, wood stand. ... [Lire la suite]
02 avril 2020

A Guan-type ribbed bottle vase, Yongzheng seal mark in underglaze blue and possibly of the period

Lot 2197. A Guan-type ribbed bottle vase, Yongzheng seal mark in underglaze blue and possibly of the period; 13½ in. (34.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price Realized USD 81,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The vase is heavily potted with a lobed body rising to a plain cylindrical neck which is flanked by a pair of tubular lug handles. The vase is covered overall with a pale blue glaze suffused with black and light brown crackle that ends in a neat line on... [Lire la suite]

02 avril 2020

An unusual miniature gilded porcelain gu-form vase, 18th century

Lot 2195. An unusual miniature gilded porcelain gu-form vase, 18th century; 4¼ in. (10.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price Realized USD 8,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The exterior is gilded in contrast to the white interior. Provenance: Offered Sotheby Parke Bernet, Hong Kong, 22 May 1984, lot 176.  Note: A similarly sized Yongzheng dish with lavender-blue glaze and identical mark is illustrated in the exhibition catalogue, Shimmering... [Lire la suite]
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02 avril 2020

A pair of pale blue-glazed dishes, Yongzheng six-character marks in underglaze blue within double circles and of the period

Lot 2194. A pair of pale blue-glazed dishes, Yongzheng six-character marks in underglaze blue within double circles and of the period (1723-1735); 6 5/16 in. (16 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price Realized USD 20,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  Each dish has shallow, rounded sides flaring to a slightly everted rim. The exteriors are covered with a glaze of sky-blue color in contrast to the white rim and interior, stands. Property from the Collection of... [Lire la suite]
02 avril 2020

A pair of unusual copper-red-glazed bowls, Qianlong seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 2192. A pair of unusual copper-red-glazed bowls, Qianlong seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price Realized USD 35,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  Each bowl is potted with deep, rounded, flaring sides, and is covered on the exterior with a glaze of crushed-strawberry-red color that thins in areas to pale greenish-white below the rim. The interior is white. Note: Two other pairs of... [Lire la suite]
02 avril 2020

A rare famille rose-decorated mirror-black-glazed double-gourd vase, 18th century

Lot 2191. A rare famille rose-decorated mirror-black-glazed double-gourd vase, 18th century; 23¾ in. (60.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000. Price Realized USD 17,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The body and neck are subtly divided into eight vertical lobes highlighted by gilt lines. The neck is flanked by a pair of handles formed by vines bearing three gourds in high relief amidst the leafy tendrils that trail down onto the shoulder, all against the lustrous... [Lire la suite]