23 mars 2017

A blue and white Ming-style 'Floral' dish, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 705. A blue and white Ming-style 'Floral' dish, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000, USD. Lot sold 8,125 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.   sturdily-potted with rounded sides and lipped rim, painted in varying tones of underglaze blue in 'heaped and piled' technique,  the central medallion with a floral meander, the stylized blooms borne on narrow stems with twisting leaves within a classic scroll band, the cavetto with a similar band of scrolling flowers, all enclosed by a... [Lire la suite]

22 mars 2017

A white-glazed incised vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century.

Lot 706. A white-glazed incised vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Lot sold 12,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.   of ovoid shape rising to a lipped rim, the body engraved with a continuous foliate meander of lotus flowers borne on undulating leafy stems, set between bands of ruyi and keyfret around the shoulder and upright lappets encircling the base, all under a white glaze of faint bluish tint. Height 7 5/8  in., 19.3 cm ... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2017

A white-glazed incised 'Dragon' bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 701. A white-glazed incised 'Dragon' bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Lot sold 12,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.   the pear-shaped body rising to a tall slender neck and lipped rim, incised with a writhing dragon, its barbed tail coiling around the neck, in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl', covered overall with a pale bluish-green slip pooling into the carving and a semi-opaque white glaze. Height 9 3/4  in., 24.8 cm Provenance:... [Lire la suite]
21 mars 2017

A cloisonné Zun-Form vase, 18th century

Lot 2125. A cloisonné Zun-Form vase, 18th century. Estimate USD 30,000 ~ 40,000. Sold for US$ 35,000 (€32,401). Photo: Bonhams. The sloping sides rise to an angular shoulder below a short, flaring, trumpet neck, the main register of the vase decorated with phoenixes set against a background of peony blossoms and foliage, the shoulder and neck adorned with multi-colored archaistic scrollwork. 12 3/4in (32.4cm) high Note: A very closely related vase, with nearly identical shape and a similar combination... [Lire la suite]
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19 mars 2017

A famille-verte 'figural' dish, Qing dynasty, 18th century

  Lot 677.  A famille-verte 'figural' dish, Qing dynasty, 18th century.  Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD. Lot sold 5,625 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.   enameled to the interior with Magu, the Goddess of Longevity, holding a ruyi scepter, accompanied by an attendant carrying a lingzhi basket, all set within a landscape of trees and rockwork. Diameter 8 1/8  in., 20.6 cm Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art New York, 15 Mar 2017
16 mars 2017

A doucai 'lotus' vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 522. A doucai 'lotus' vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Lot sold 35,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.  of pear form, the globular body rising to a slender neck and slightly flared mouth, the body enameled with a continuous lotus scroll above a band of lappets and a classic scroll border at the foot, and below ruyi and keyfret borders at the shoulder, the neck with a band of stylized upright stiff leaves formed by delicately scrolling lotus and linked... [Lire la suite]
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04 mars 2017

A large famille rose jardinière, 18th century

Lot 2152. A large famille rose jardinière, 18th century. Estimate US$ 5,000 - 7,000 (€4,700 - 6,600). Photo: Bonhams. Heavily potted, the the tall flaring sides delicately painted with rose bushes, narcissus, nandina, chrysanthemum and lingzhi, all growing around fantastically-shaped garden rocks, the base pierced with five drainage holes. 15 1/4in (38.7cm) diameter Note: A jardinere with a similar surface texture and style of painting, but dated 19th century was sold at Sotheby's, New... [Lire la suite]
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04 mars 2017

An underglaze blue and copper red-decorated celadon ovoid vase, 18th century

Lot 2148. An underglaze blue and copper red-decorated celadon ovoid vase, 18th century. Estimate US$ 12,000 - 18,000 (€11,000 - 17,000). Photo: Bonhams. Rising on a stepped foot to a carved lotus border, the front and back of the main register decorated with blue, white and red panels depicting whimsical scenes of fishermen in landscapes, the sides carved with diaper-ground cartouches enclosing archaistic beasts, the shoulders applied with cloud-form ear handles, the short neck with... [Lire la suite]
01 mars 2017

A magnificent and important zitan luohan bed,luohanchuan, 18th century

Lot 643. A magnificent and important zitan luohan bed, luohanchuan, 18th century. Estimate USD 2,000,000 - USD 3,000,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. The solid shaped back and side panels are fitted into a thick rectangular frame carved with molded edge and set with a mat platform, above a narrow, concave waist and plain, beaded aprons. The whole is raised on thick beaded, inward-curving legs. 29 in. (73.7 cm.) high, 86 ½ in. (219.7 cm.) wide, 50 ½ in. (128.3 cm.) deep Provenance: Chang... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2017

Samina Inc. at Asia Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

Jewelled Jade Cup, Mughal or Deccan, India, 18th Century. Height: 5.9 cm. Top width: 3.6 cm © Samina Inc.  Carved Ruby Pendant, Probably Gujrat, Western India, 18th century. Gold, Silver, Ruby, Diamond and Pearl © Samina Inc.  Dagger (Katar), Deccan, probably Hyderabad or Bijapur, India, 16th Century. Steel, copper alloy and gold with blade of watered steel © Samina Inc.   Jade Bowl, Mughal or Deccan, India, 18th Century. Carved from... [Lire la suite]