13 mars 2015

A 'soft paste' mallet-form vase, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century

A 'soft paste' mallet-form vase, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate $7,000 – $10,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The sides molded with four carp, and covered inside and out with an unctuous white glaze; 7 ½ in. (19 cm.) high Provenance: William B. Gruber (1903-1965) Collection, B-154. Norma Gruber Schofield Collection; Christie’s New York, 2 December 1982, lot 461.With Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York. CHRISTIE'S. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH PART III - CHINESE WORKS OF... [Lire la suite]

13 mars 2015

A small coral-red-glazed meiping, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century

A small coral-red-glazed meiping, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate $12,000 – $18,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The body covered on the exterior with an unctuous coral-red glaze that ends at the white mouth rim; 10 ½ in. (26.6 cm.) high  Provenance: The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, before 1985. Literature: A. Juliano, “Robert H. Ellsworth Treasures the East,” Architectural Digest, October 1985, p. 106. CHRISTIE'S. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH... [Lire la suite]
13 mars 2015

A copper-red-glazed broad pear-shaped vase, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century

A copper-red-glazed broad pear-shaped vase, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate $12,000 – $18,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The exterior covered in a glaze of warm strawberry color thinning on one side, and stopping at the white mouth rim; 8 ¾ in. (22.3 cm.) high, wood stand Provenance: The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, before 1985. Literature: A. Juliano, “Robert H. Ellsworth Treasures the East,” Architectural Digest, October 1985, p. 106. CHRISTIE'S. THE... [Lire la suite]
13 mars 2015

A large white-glazed anhua-decorated bottle vase, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century

A large white-glazed anhua-decorated bottle vase, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate $12,000 – $18,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The wide globular body incised with two dragons chasing flaming pearls amidst scrolling clouds, the tall slender neck further decorated with flaming pearls and clouds; 16 in. (40.5 cm.) high, wood stand Provenance: The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, before 1977. Literature: A. Juliano, “Robert H. Ellsworth Treasures the East,” Architectural... [Lire la suite]
13 mars 2015

An iron-rust-glazed cylindrical brush pot, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century

An iron-rust-glazed cylindrical brush pot, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate $12,000 – $18,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The exterior covered in a thick iron-rust glaze stopping in a neat line below the white mouth rim; 5 ¾ in. (14.6 cm.) high, wood stand Provenance: With Alice Boney, New York, acquired in late 1970s. Literature: A. Juliano, “Robert H. Ellsworth Treasures the East,” Architectural Digest, October 1985, p. 106. CHRISTIE'S. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD... [Lire la suite]
13 mars 2015

A large gilt-decorated powder-blue-glazed garlic-mouth vase, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century

A large gilt-decorated powder-blue-glazed garlic-mouth vase, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate $12,000 – $18,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The globular body raised on a spreading foot and tapering towards the bulbous neck, gilt-decorated with a petal lappet and key-fret border on the foot and with traces of further gilt decoration on the body, with a double circle in underglaze blue on the foot; 18 ¼ in. (46.3 cm.) high, wood stand Provenance: The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York,... [Lire la suite]


13 mars 2015

An unusual guan-type peach-form brush washer, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century

An unusual guan-type peach-form brush washer, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate $15,000 – $20,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The brush washer modeled as a large peach borne on a leafy branch at one end opposite the tip of the peach which forms a spout, covered all over with an opaque glaze of bluish-grey color that thins to mushroom color on the raised edges and continues onto the concave base surrounded by six spur marks that reveal the dark brown ware; 4 ¾ in. (12 cm.) wide Provenance: The... [Lire la suite]
13 mars 2015

A large powder-blue-glazed vase, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century

A large powder-blue-glazed vase, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate $15,000 – $25,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The broad pear-shaped vase raised on a wide, spreading foot and covered with a mottled powder-blue glaze retaining faint gilt-decoration of various forms of shou characters beneath a key-fret border on the white-edged, upright rim; 14 in. (36 cm.) high Provenance: Probably the Collection of Chinese and Other Far Eastern Art, Yamanaka & Co., New York, 1943, no. 1254. ... [Lire la suite]
13 mars 2015

A celadon-glazed carved domed water pot, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century

A celadon-glazed carved domed water pot, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate $20,000 – $30,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Carved on the exterior with swirling cloud formations and covered in a pale bluish-green glaze; 3 ¼ in. (8.1 cm.) high Provenance: H.M. Knight Collection. E.G. Kostolany Collection.With Nicholas Grindley, London.  Exhibited: Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum, Oosterse Schatten: 4000 Jaar Aziatische Kunst, 1954, p. 63, no. 309. Notes: A number of these celadon-glazed... [Lire la suite]
13 mars 2015

Giuseppe Piva Japanese Art, '400 Years of Japanese Art' at Asia Week New York 2015

A Nabeshima Dish, Early Edo period (late 17th century). Decorated in underglaze blue and red, green and yellow enamels with an irregular exhagonal pattern; the reverse with shippo-musubi [tied shippo] motifs, the ring foot with comb design; 15 cm diameter, 4.5 cm high. Giuseppe Piva Japanese Art at Asia Week New York 2015 Maki-e lacquer, Japan, Late Edo Period, 19th century. 6.9 x 5.7 x 4.7 inches (17.5 x 14.5 x 12 cm). Giuseppe Piva Japanese Art at Asia Week New York 2015 A... [Lire la suite]