03 mai 2020

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

Lot 342. A cinnabar lacquer box and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 8cm, 3 1/8 in. Estimate 7,000 — 9,000 GBP. Lot Sold 8,750 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. of circular form, the flat cover carved through the rich layers of red lacquer depicting a pair of phoenix surrounded by pairs of birds in a landscape with rocks, pine trees and lotus, the box similarly decorated with three deer sheltered beneath a wutong tree in a garden, the interior lacquered black. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art,... [Lire la suite]

03 mai 2020

A cinnabar lacquer ‘Boys’ box and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 341. A cinnabar lacquer ‘Boys’ box and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 7.8cm., 3in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot Sold 10,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. of circular form, the flat cover carved through the rich layers of red lacquer with three boys flying a kite in a garden landscape, the sides and the box encircled by keyfret bands, lacquered black to the interior and base. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 13 may 2015
03 mai 2020

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

Lot 306. A rare cloisonné enamel 'dragon' moonflask, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 17cm., 6 3/4 in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP. Lot Sold 18,750 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the flattened circular body rising from a gilt oval foot to a cylindrical neck with lipped rim, flanked by a pair of gilt ruyi handles, the exterior brightly decorated on each face with a coiled dragon amongst large lotus blooms borne on meandering leafy stems, all reserved on a mottled white ground. Provenance:... [Lire la suite]
03 mai 2020

A large Fahua 'Lotus and egret' jar, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 289. A large Fahua 'Lotus and egret' jar, Ming dynasty, 16th century; the porcelain: 33.7cm., 13 1/4 in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP (20,908 — 27,878 EUR). Lot Sold 18,750  GBP (26,136 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. the rounded shoulders tapering to a gently spreading foot, surmounted by a short neck with a lipped rim, boldly decorated in yellow, green, aubergine and turquoise enamel against a dark blue ground, depicting egrets in flight above and wading through a lotus... [Lire la suite]
01 mai 2020

A white jade 'chilong' cup and a spinach jade cup stand, the cup Ming dynasty, 16th century, the cup stand later

Lot 248. A white jade 'chilong' cup and a spinach jade cup stand, the cup Ming dynasty, 16th century, the cup stand later. The cup: 3 3/4 in. (12.1 cm.) across the handles. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 400,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The cup is crisply carved with a pair of handles formed as two chilong clambering up the steep rounded sides with their forelegs and heads raised above the rim of the cup. The semi-translucent stone is of a creamy-white tone.... [Lire la suite]
24 avril 2020

A cinnabar lacquer 'Star Gods' box and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 117. A cinnabar lacquer 'Star Gods' box and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 27.3cm., 10 3/4 in. Estimate: £40,000 — 60,000. Lot sold 85,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. of octagonal form, the domed cover deftly carved in relief at the top with an octagonal panel enclosing the Three Star Gods riding on clouds and a crane in flight, with a peach tree issuing from overhanging rocks in the distance, all above a tiered pavilion sheltered amongst jagged mountains, the eight-facetted sides with shaped... [Lire la suite]

10 avril 2020

A very rare brocade douniu dragon badge, buzi, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 4030. A very rare brocade douniu dragon badge, buzi, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 14 1/4 x 15 in. (36.2 x 38.1 cm.) mounted. Estimate 280,000 - HKD 350,000. Price realised HKD 500,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012.   Finely worked with a couched gold-thread four-clawed dragon clutching precious jewels, its head framed by a pair of down curving horns before a striped full and flaming mane. The dragon flying in an orange sky filled with ruyi-shaped clouds is picked out in... [Lire la suite]
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07 avril 2020

A carved tixi red lacquer circular box and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 79. A carved tixi red lacquer circular box and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 41⁄4 in. (10.9 cm) diam. Estimate: HKD 120,000 - HKD 180,000 (EUR 12,276 - EUR 18,414). Price Realised: HKD 162,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. There is an apocryphal signature reading ‘Zhang Cheng zao’ on the base, Japanese wood box. Christie’s. Pavilion Online: Chinese Art, 21 - 28 April
07 avril 2020

A pair of white-glazed baluster vases, meiping, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 57. A pair of white-glazed baluster vases, meiping, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 113⁄4 in. (29.7 cm.) long. Estimate: HKD 20,000 - HKD 30,000 (EUR 2,046 - EUR 3,069). Price Realised: HKD 52,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. Provenance: Collection of Warren E. CoxCollection of Ira and Nancy KogerAn English private collectionSold at Sotheby's London, 10 November 2017, lot 248. Christie’s. Pavilion Online: Chinese Art, 21 - 28 April
29 mars 2020

A small Kinrande ewer, 16th century

Lot 2119. A small Kinrande ewer, 16th century; 10 in. (25.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price Realized USD 6,875. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The vase is decorated with two scholars wearing long robes within a garden, one accompanied by a boy attendant, between a wide band of leafy lotus blooms within shaped borders on the shoulder, and a lotus-lappet band at the base. All are decorated in underglaze blue on an iron-red ground, Japanese wood box. ... [Lire la suite]
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