22 avril 2019

A rare Ding slip-decorated 'lotus' bottle vase, Song dynasty (960-1279)

  Lot 201. A rare Ding slip-decorated 'lotus' bottle vase, Song dynasty (960-1279); 11 5/8 in. (29.5 cm) high. Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000 (USD 19,560 - USD 26,080). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The pear-shaped body is decorated with large dark brown lotus blossoms amongst leafy tendrils, all below stylized petals to the trumpet-shaped neck with white combed decoration. Provenance: Collection of Professor Ferdinando Cappelletti, acquired in Rome in the late 1970s. ... [Lire la suite]

21 août 2016

Two blue and white 'lotus' bottle vases, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 932. Two blue and white 'lotus' bottle vases, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. each with a compressed globular body between a tall tapering neck and flared foot, boldly painted with lotus blossoms, scrolling foliage and leaf and petal lappets (2). Height 6 1/2  in., 16.5 cm Provenance: C.T. Loo / Frank Caro (by repute). Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art New York | 17 Sep 2016, 10:00 AM
22 juin 2016

Chinese Cloisonné Enamels at Christie's Paris 22 june 2016

Lot 280. A rare large cloisonné enamel fish basin, China, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Estimate €100,000 – €150,000 ($113,436 - $170,154). Unsold. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The basin with slightly flaring sides is decorated on the exterior with a herd of deer and a flock of cranes in a continuous mountainous riverscape with a waterfall, incorporating peach fruiting branches, finger citron, pomegranate, prunus, pine and magnolia. The interior features a large central iron-red carp encircled by four... [Lire la suite]