22 février 2021

A rare large doucai 'phoenix' vase, 18th century

Lot 718. A rare large doucai 'phoenix' vase, 18th century; 21 ¾ in. (55.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. © Christie's 2021 The rectangular vase with broad, rounded shoulders is decorated on the front and back in bright enamels with a phoenix in flight above a peony blossom borne on leafy tendrils. The narrow sides are decorated with further peony blooms on leafy stems, all between two stylized lappet bands, and on the neck with lotus blooms within squared scroll borders. Provenance:... [Lire la suite]
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18 février 2021

A rare copper-red glazed grapevine jar, Korea, Yi dynasty, 18th century

Lot 1302. A rare copper-red glazed grapevine jar, Korea, Yi dynasty, 18th century. H.21/D. 26,5 cm. Estimate: €30,000 - €50,000. Sold: €24,000. Courtesy Nagel. Property from an important South German private collection, purchased from Klefisch Cologne, 30.11.2002 Lot 368. Cf. Akaboshi, G. and Nakamaru, H. 'Five Centuries of Korean Ceramics' Pottery and Porcelain oft he Yi Dynasty', no. 6. Japan - South East Asia - Stuttgart by Nagel Auction, December 11, 2020
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08 février 2021

A fine monochrome blue glazed porcelain vase with dragon handles, 18th century

Lot 568. A fine monochrome blue glazed porcelain vase with dragon handles, 18th century; H. 35,6 cm. Estimate: € 3,000 - €5,000. Result: € 4,000. Courtesy Nagel. Provenance: Former old European private collection, assembled prior 1990 - Private property Frankfurt.  Fine Asian Art, Stuttgart - Part I by Nagel Auction, December 8, 2020  
07 février 2021

A group of near square blue and white porcelain tiles, 18th century

Lot 564. A group of near square blue and white porcelain tiles, 18th century; ca. 16,1x16,5. Estimate: € 2,000 - €3,000. Result: € 2,000. Courtesy Nagel.  Provenance: Collection of a well-known German scholar, acquired around 2000. Fine Asian Art, Stuttgart - Part I by Nagel Auction, December 8, 2020
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03 février 2021

A fine carved light green mughal-style jade blossom-shaped bowl with two handles, 18th century

Lot 374. A fine carved light green mughal-style jade blossom-shaped bowl with two handles, 18th century; 22,5 cm. Estimate: € 10,000 - €15,000. Result: € 28,000. Courtesy Nagel.  Provenance: Important South German private collection, assembled between 1950 and 1987. Fine Asian Art, Stuttgart - Part I by Nagel Auction, December 8, 2020
03 février 2021

A large and heavy gold-splashed bronze censer with dragon handles, Xuande six-character mark, 18th century

Lot 374. A large and heavy gold-splashed bronze censer with dragon handles,  Xuande six-character mark, 18th century; D. 42 cm. Estimate: € 8,000 - €12,000. Result: € 30,000. Courtesy Nagel.  Provenance: Former old German private collection, acquired around 2000. Fine Asian Art, Stuttgart - Part I by Nagel Auction, December 8, 2020

03 février 2021

A well carved rhinoceros horn wine cup with grapewine carving, 18th century

Lot 374. A well carved rhinoceros horn wine cup with grapewine carving, 18th century; L. 13,8 cm. Estimate: € 8,000 - €12,000. Result: € 30,000. Courtesy Nagel.  Provenance: Old German private collection, in the possession of the owner's family since before 1914. Fine Asian Art, Stuttgart - Part I by Nagel Auction, December 8, 2020
24 janvier 2021

An unusual doucai ovoid jar, 18th century

Lot 146. An unusual doucai ovoid jar, 18th century; 7 1⁄2 in. (19 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price Realised USD 15,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2021. One side is decorated with a scene of a scholar seated at a table set with a scroll box, a vase holding a prunus branch, a piece of paper and a candle, its flame blowing sideways as the inspiration he has been hoping for appears in the form of Kuixing, the demon manifestation of the god of Literature, seen... [Lire la suite]
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19 janvier 2021

A pair of fine white glazed porcelain cups, 18th century

Lot 10. A pair of fine white glazed porcelain cups, 18th century; 4in (10.2cm) high, 2 5/8in (6.7cm) diameter. Estimate $3,000 - 4,000. Sold for US$ 3,570 (€ 2,959). Courtesy Bonhams. Each thinly potted, the deep side walls rising from a tall foot ring enclosing a sunken narrow floor, all covered in a layer of white glaze except the delicate foot pad, revealing its fine white fiber. Property from the collection of Rosalind Ching Pastor. Published and exhibited: Masterworks of Chinese Art. The... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2021

A clair de lune hexagonal vase, 18th century

Lot 8. A clair de lune hexagonal vase, 18th century; 8 1/8in (20.6cm) high. Estimate $4,000 - 6,000. Sold for US$ 12,750 (€ 10,568). Courtesy Bonhams. The finely potted vessel of faceted form molded with four evenly placed rings below a cupped mouth, the surface covered with a pale translucent glaze of bluish tone. Property from the collection of Rosalind Ching Pastor. Published and exhibited: Masterworks of Chinese Art. The Rosalind Ching Pastor Collection. Catalogue of an exhibition at the... [Lire la suite]