31 octobre 2013

A blue and white ‘Ladies’ jar and cover, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

A blue and white ‘Ladies’ jar and cover, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. Photo Sotheby's the ovoid body painted with panelled designs enclosing ladies and attendants amongst a fenced garden outside the city gates divided by floral scrolls, all above diaper bands and pendent stuff leaves, the shoulder the foot encircled by chevron bands, the domed cover similarly decorated with precious objects and stiff leaves. Quantité: 2; 37.8cm., 14 7/8 in. Estimation 6,000 - 8,000 GBP  Sotheby's. Fine Chinese... [Lire la suite]

08 mai 2013

A blue and white ‘Ladies’ jar and cover. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period - Sothebys

A blue and white ‘Ladies’ jar and cover. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period - Sothebys the baluster body rising to a waisted neck with lipped rim, the body moulded and painted with three rows of petal-shaped panels variously enclosing blossoming flowers and ladies in a garden, all divided by geometric and floral bands, the cover similarly decorated. Quantité: 2 - 56cm., 22in. Estimation: 12,000 - 15,000 GBP PROVENANCE: A Dutch Private Collection. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. London |... [Lire la suite]