07 février 2020

A cloisonné enamel 'dragon' moonflask, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 438. A cloisonné enamel 'dragon' moonflask, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 29.8cm., 11 7/8 in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 37,250 GBP. © Sotheby's. the flattened circular body rising from a straight foot to a cylindrical neck, flanked by a pair of ruyi handles, brightly decorated to the front and back with a sinuous dragon amongst meandering lotus scrolls, all reserved on a turquoise ground, the handles with stylised ruyi clouds. Provenance: A French... [Lire la suite]

11 janvier 2020

A rare polychrome-decorated dish, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 1521. A rare polychrome-decorated dish, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 12 1/8 in. (30.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 5,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013.  The dish has rounded sides and is decorated in iron red, and green and yellow glaze in the center with a scene of a woman greeting an official on horseback in a landscape with mountains in the distance below a band of chrysanthemum scroll in the well. A band of peony scroll encircles the exterior. A four-character mark,... [Lire la suite]
27 décembre 2019

A Yunnan-style carved cinnabar lacquer 'floral' circular box and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 3509. A Yunnan-style carved cinnabar lacquer 'floral' circular box and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 8 in. (20.1 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 220,000 - HKD 280,000. Price Realized HKD 250,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014 The cover with gently rounded sides is shallowly carved in the central medallion with two large peony blooms surrounded by dense foliage, the sides similarly carved with four large blooms amidst lush leaves and tendrils, repeated on the sides of the box. The interior and... [Lire la suite]
25 décembre 2019

A rare Longquan celadon 'Luduan' censer and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 3413. A rare Longquan celadon 'Luduan' censer and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 6 in. (15 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 200,000. Price Realized HKD 187,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The censer is modelled as a luduan, standing foursquare with its tail flicked upwards. Its head is modelled separately as cover with a single horn. Its mouth is left slightly agape exposing its teeth and fangs. It is covered overall in a pale celadon glaze, Japanese wood box. Provenance: The... [Lire la suite]
14 décembre 2019

A rare blue and white 'Buddhist Lion' water sprinkler, Ming Dynasty, 16th century

Lot 85. A rare blue and white 'Buddhist Lion' water sprinkler, Ming Dynasty, 16th century; 22 cm, 8⅝ in. Estimate: 25,000 - 35,000 EUR. Lot sold: 32,500 EUR. © Sotheby's. la panse globulaire reposant sur un pied élargi, peinte de trois lions bouddhistes, surmontée de trois frises stylisées et florales, l'épaulement garni de six anses tubulaires réunies en partie supérieure en un col élargi. Note: Two sprinklers of this very rare shape, both similarly decorated with three buddhist lions... [Lire la suite]
14 décembre 2019

A blue and white vase, meiping, Ming Dynasty, 16th century

Lot 2. A blue and white vase, meiping, Ming Dynasty, 16th century; 22,7 cm, 9 in. Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 EUR. Lot sold: 7,500 EUR. © Sotheby's. à la panse peinte d'une frise de rinceaux fleuris entre une frise de pétales stylisés sur le pied et d'une frise en forme de ruyi à décor alterné de bouquets fleuris et de nuées en partie supérieure. Collection Particulière Française Provenance: Sotheby's, Los Angeles, 2nd November 1981, lot 315. Sotheby's. Arts d'Asie, Paris, 10... [Lire la suite]
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10 décembre 2019

A white-glazed 'dragon' jar, guan, 16th century

  Lot 4. A white-glazed 'dragon' jar, guan, 16th century; 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 7,000. Price realised GBP 10,158. © Christie's Images Ltd 2004 The body freely incised with a striding five-clawed dragon chasing a flaming pearl amidst cloud scrolls above a band of lotus petals around the base, covered in a white glaze pooling darker in the decoration to emphasise the design, rim polished. Provenance: E. T. Hall Collection, no. 329. ... [Lire la suite]
01 décembre 2019

A blue and white incense burner, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 336. A blue and white incense burner, Ming dynasty, 16th century; d. 20.7 cm, 8 1/8  in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000. Lot Sold 50,000 HKD (6,388 USD). © Sotheby's. with a cylindrical body divided on the exterior with three main bands decorated with lobed cartouches enclosing lança characters, all above a scrollwork band encircling the foot and interrupted with mythical beast masks. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family... [Lire la suite]
04 novembre 2019

A carved cinnabar lacquer tiered box and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 141. A carved cinnabar lacquer tiered box and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century. Height 13.2 cm, 5 1/5 in. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 12,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. of hexagonal form, the cover carved with a scholar and his attendant travelling towards a pavilion amidst lush vegetation and jagged rocks, all reserved against a diaper ground and undulating lines, the sides carved with alternating scenes of scholars and various floral blooms, the interiors and base lacquered black. ... [Lire la suite]
29 octobre 2019

A carved cinnabar lacquer box and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 3393. A carved cinnabar lacquer box and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 8 5/8 in. (22.1 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000. Price realised HKD 100,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014.  Of circular form, the cover is carved in relief through the layers of lacquer with fruiting lychee branches among other fruits, all reserved against a ground of diaper pattern. The box is similarly decorated around the side with the interiors and base in black lacquer, Japanese wood box. ... [Lire la suite]