06 juin 2016

A white-glazed bowl, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 199. A white-glazed bowl, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate: 2,000 EUR - 3,000 EUR. Photo Kunsthaus Lempertz. A white-glazed bowl, carved in low relief with lotus petals. Underglaze blue Chenghua six-character mark. 18th century. Height 4.4 cmProvenance: Private collection, Austria, acquired at Christie's South Kensington, London, 17.6.1992, lot 467 Kunsthaus Lempertz. Asian Art. Jun 10, 2016 10:00 CEST - Jun 11, 2016 10:00 CEST

06 juin 2016

A green-glazed stembowl, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 196. A green-glazed stembowl, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate: 20,000 EUR - 30,000 EUR. Photo Kunsthaus Lempertz. A green-glazed stembowl with rounded flared sides supported on a slightly splayed stem foot, covered overall with a rich sea-green glaze thinning to a pale tone on the rim and pooling on the exterior above the foot rim. The interior decorated in anhua with four lanca characters in flamed medallions between lotus blossoms and scrolls. Minor chip to footrim polished. 18th century. Height 10 cm,... [Lire la suite]
23 mai 2016

Sotheby's Hong Kong Chinese Works of Art June Auction series to take place on 2-3 June

Lot 758. A Rare Shrine of Three-Gilt-Bronze Figures of Amitayus Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period Sculptures 30 cm; shrine 95 x 90 x 40 cm Est. HK$3 – 4 million / US$390,000 – 520,000. Photo: Sotheby's. HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong June series of Chinese Works of Art sales will take place on 2 – 3 June 2016. A dedicated sale titled Water, Pine and Stone Retreat – Playthings will offer scholarly objects from the esteemed collection assembled since the 1960s, many inscribed with rare marks revealing the original identities... [Lire la suite]
22 mai 2016

A large Ming-style blue and white 'nine-chilong' vase, meiping, 18th century

Lot 3. A large Ming-style blue and white 'nine-chilong' vase, meiping, 18th century. Estimate HK$ 300,000 - 400,000 (€34,000 - 46,000). Photo: Bonhams. Of tapering form, rising from the slightly flared foot to the high rounded shoulders, surmounted by the waisted neck and rounded rim, finely painted in varying shades of blue around the central register with nine chi dragons amidst a meandering leafy lotus blossom scroll, between a continuous lotus scroll around the shoulders and lotus petal panels framing... [Lire la suite]
20 mai 2016

A small robin's-egg-glazed bottle vase, 18th century

Lot 103. A small robin's-egg-glazed bottle vase, 18th century. Sold for £3,750 (€4,869). Photo: Bonhams. The oviform body rising from a short, slightly recessed foot to a tall cylindrical neck, covered overall with an opaque glaze of finely mottled turquoise and purplish-blue tone. 15.5cm (6 1/8in) high Provenance: a European private collection, acquired between 1960-70, and thence by descent  Bonhams. AUCTION 23237: FINE CHINESE ART, LONDON, NEW BOND STREET
19 mai 2016

A doucai 'lotus scroll' saucer dish, 18th century

Lot 93. A doucai 'lotus scroll' saucer dish, 18th century. Sold for £5,000 (€6,528). Photo: Bonhams. The shallow sides rising from a short foot, painted to the interior with a central medallion depicting a blossoming lotus surrounded by scrolling leafy tendrils, the cavetto similarly decorated, the exterior with three flowering sprigs. 26.3cm (10.3in) diam. Provenance: a European private collection, acquired between 1960-70, and thence by descent  Bonhams. AUCTION 23237: FINE CHINESE... [Lire la suite]

18 mai 2016

A flambé-glazed incense burner, 18th century

Lot 71. A flambé-glazed incense burner, 18th century. Estimate £3,000 - 5,000 (€3,900 - 6,500). Unsold. Photo: Bonhams. The cylindrical body raised on three bracket feet, all covered with a deep crimson glaze with a delicate crackle, pooling a little at the foot and thinning at the rim to a creamy colour, the interior a deep red with hints of a purplish-blue glaze, the base unglazed. 10.6cm (4 1/4in) high Bonhams. AUCTION 23237: FINE CHINESE ART, LONDON, NEW BOND STREET
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18 mai 2016

A rare Ming-style blue and white 'three abundances' soft-paste vase, meiping, 18th century

Lot 52. A rare Ming-style blue and white 'Three Abundances' soft-paste vase, meiping, 18th century. Estimate £30,000 - 50,000 (€39,000 - 65,000). Unsold. Photo: Bonhams. The ovoid body rising from a slightly splayed foot to broad shoulders, well painted in bright cobalt blue tones 'heaped and piled' effect, the body with alternating flowering and fruiting branches of pomegranate, citron and peach,'The Three Abundances', all above a band of upright lappets and beneath a ruyi fringe, the shoulders and foot with stylised... [Lire la suite]
17 mai 2016

A cabinet with stand, China, 18th century

Lot 122. A cabinet with stand, China, 18th century. Estimate 8 000 € / 12 000 €. Photo Veritas Art Auctioneers Red and black lacquered wood. Gilt decoration depicting flowers and riverscapes with figures and pagoda. Cabinet with two doors and interior with ten different size drawers. Stand with scalloped apron, cabriole legs with stretchers and ball and claw feet. Scalloped and engraved mounts. 137x100x52 cm VERITAS ART AUCTIONEERS, LISBOA. Antiquités, Objets d'Art, Argenterie... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2016

A celadon-glazed 'Lotus and Shoulao' puzzle cup, 18th century

Lot 525. A celadon-glazed 'Lotus and Shoulao' puzzle cup, 18th century. Estimate £600 - £800 ($865 - $1,154). Price Realised £1,063 ($1,530). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The lotus-form cup is supported on three low feet and decorated to the exterior with veins in low relief, a standing figure of Shoulao with underglaze blue robes can be seen emerging from the centre. 4 3/8 in. (11 cm.) diam. Provenance: Property from a Private American Collection, assembled prior to 1960.  ... [Lire la suite]