08 février 2018

A parcel gilt-bronze figure of Avalokitesvara, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 93. A parcel gilt-bronze figure of Avalokitesvara, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 25.3cm., 10in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 GBP. Lot sold 158,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2014 cast seated in rajalilasana with the right arm resting on the raised right knee, the left hand resting beside the pendent left leg, wearing a dhoti tied on a bow at the waist and a shawl draped across the shoulders, elaborately incised with floral sprays and bordered by foliate scrolls, the bare chest adorned... [Lire la suite]

03 février 2018

A fahua 'Lotus' jar, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 228. A fahua 'Lotus' jar, Ming dynasty, 16th century. Height 8 1/4  in., 20.9 cm. Estimate 12,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot sold 11,250 USD. Photo: Sotheby's 2014 of compressed globular form, rising from a thick foot to a short neck with a metal rim, molded in high relief around the body with a continuous scene of a lotus pond beneath a band of waves around the shoulder, all picked out in turquoise, yellow and white, reserved on a rich indigo ground, the pierced wood cover with a... [Lire la suite]
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02 février 2018

Stem cup, Ming dynasty, 16th Century

Stem cup, Ming dynasty, 16th Century. Porcelain painted in underglaze blue with red enamel, 4 1/2 × 5 3/4 in. (11.4 × 14.6 cm). Gift of Ira and Nancy Koger, 2001; SN11122.55. © The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art.
26 janvier 2018

A small pair of blue and white and later red enamelled jars, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 83. A small pair of blue and white and later red enamelled jars, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 11cm., 4 3/8 in. Estimate 3,000 — 4,000 GBP. Lot sold 3,750 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's 2009.  each of oblong octagonal section, the rounded sides rising to a straight rim, painted with mandarin ducks and herons on a lotus pond, below a band of ruyi at the rim and lappets above the base, the base with apocryphal Xuande mark. Quantity: 2 Provenance: Collection of Emil... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2018

A large fahua ‘Peacock and Peony’ jar, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 120. A large fahua ‘Peacock and Peony’ jar, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 38.7cm., 15 1/4 in. Estimation: 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 62,500 GBP. Photo: Sothebys 2013 the rounded shoulder tapering to a gently spreading foot, surmounted by a short neck with lipped rim, the exterior decorated in yellow, aubergine and turquoise enamel against a dark blue ground, depicting a pair of peacocks in a garden with blossoming peony branches, lingzhi and pierced rocks, all below a band... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2018

A large blue and white 'Peacock' bowl, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 107. A large blue and white 'Peacock' bowl, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 35.9cm., 14 1/8 in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GPB. Lot sold 7,500 GBP.  Photo: Sotheby's 2013  the deep rounded sides supported on a straight foot, the exterior painted with six peacocks in a garden landscape above a ruyi band, all below squirrels clambering amongst grape vines at the rim, the foot with a classic scroll, the interior with a medallion enclosing a peacock among flowering branches, encircled at... [Lire la suite]
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18 janvier 2018

A white-glazed stem bowl, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 579. A white-glazed stem bowl, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 14cm., 5 1/2 in. Estimate 800 — 1,000 GBP. Lot sold 3,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's 2008.  the deep rounded sides rising from a tall hollow spreading foot to an everted rim, covered overall with a white glaze. Literature: Bo Gyllensvärd, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection, Stockholm, 1964, pl. 683. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, London, 05 Nov 2008
05 janvier 2018

A painted and turquoise-glazed 'Cizhou' meiping, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 338. A painted and turquoise-glazed 'Cizhou' meiping, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 26cm., 10 1/4 in. Estimate 4,000 - 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 15,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's the gently tapering body rising from a short spreading foot to broad rounded shoulders and a narrow short waisted neck, freely painted around the exterior with three quatrefoil panels, two enclosing figures, the third a crane, all reserved on a floral scroll ground and between scrolling leafy floral bands,... [Lire la suite]
04 janvier 2018

A large cloisonné enamel ‘lotus’ vase, hu, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 302. A large cloisonné enamel ‘lotus’ vase, hu, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 56cm., 22in. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 GBP. Lot sold 42,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's the pear-shaped body resting on a stepped spreading foot, surmounted by a waisted neck flaring at the rim, the shoulders set with a pair of gilt-bronze phoenix masks suspending loose rings, brightly decorated to the exterior with alternating upright and pendent lotus blooms borne on undulating leafy scrolls arranged in horizontal... [Lire la suite]
04 janvier 2018

A cloisonné enamel and gilt-bronze 'arrow' vase, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 46. A cloisonné enamel and gilt-bronze 'arrow' vase, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 14.5cm., 5 3/4 in. Estimate 8,000 - 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 25,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's the compressed globular body rising from a short spreading foot to a tall cylindrical neck set with a pair of tubular handles, brightly enamelled around the body with a composite leafy floral scroll reserved on a dark blue ground. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, London, 06 Nov 2013