27 juillet 2019

A large blue and white vase, 18th-early 19th century

Lot 942. A large blue and white vase, 18th-early 19th century; 19¼ in. high. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 15,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014  The body is decorated with composite floral scroll below bands of lingzhi scroll, floral scroll, and upright lappets on the canted shoulder and waisted neck, all below an upright rim decorated with a band of crashing waves. Provenance: Myron S. Falk, Senior, Greenwich, Connecticut. Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS... [Lire la suite]
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24 juillet 2019

A large painted tangka of Buddha and Jataka tales, Tibet, 18th-early 19th century

Lot 378. A large painted tangka of Buddha and Jataka tales, Tibet, 18th-early 19th century; 87.5 by 55.5cm., 34 ½  by 21 7/8  in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 31,250 GBP. Photo Sotheby's painted with Shakyamuni Buddha in the centre with hands raised in the teaching dharmacakramudra, surrounded by scenes of the Jataka tales, mounted. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 14 May 2014
24 juillet 2019

A blue-glazed bowl and a blue-glazed dish, Jingwei tang zhi hall marks in underglaze blue within double squares, 18th-early 19th

Lot 893. A blue-glazed bowl and a blue-glazed dish, Jingwei tang zhi hall marks in underglaze blue within double squares, 18th-early 19th century; 5 3/8 and 7 7/8 in. (13.6 and 20 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 13,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 The exterior of each is covered in a rich blue glaze below the brown-glazed rim, and the interior is white.  Property from the Collection of Charles and Margot Nesbitt, Oklahoma City.  Note: The hall mark, Jingwei tang zhi, 'Made... [Lire la suite]
16 septembre 2018

A large blue and white 'dragon' vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-early 19th century

Lot 150. A large blue and white 'dragon' vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-early 19th century;  177⁄8 in., 45.4 cm. Estimate: 30,000-50,000 USD. Sold Price: 137,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's of yuhuchun form, rising from a splayed foot to a pear-shaped body and a flared rim, painted in vibrant cobalt blue tones with two animated four-clawed dragons striding amidst cloud scrolls in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' above a tumultuous sea, the foot with five soaring bats (wufu) between blue... [Lire la suite]
08 septembre 2018

A molded crackle-glazed 'Lotus' water pot, Qing dynasty, 18th-early 19th century

Lot 117. A molded crackle-glazed 'Lotus' water pot, Qing dynasty, 18th-early 19th century. Height 2 1/2  in., 6.4 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Lot sold 6,250 USD. © Sotheby's. the globular body narrowing at the neck and molded with a raised fillet beneath the lipped rim, the body slip-decorated with a crane, butterflies, and blossoming and leafing lotus plants, the neck with slip-painted rosettes, covered overall in an ivory-toned glaze suffused with craquelure. ... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2018

A rare gilt-ground famille rose millefleurs bowl, Qing dynasty, 18th-early 19th century, blue-enamelled caixiutang zhi hall mark

Lot 2295. A rare gilt-ground famille rose millefleurs bowl, Qing dynasty, 18th-early 19th century, blue-enamelled caixiutang zhi hall mark; 4 in. (10 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 900,000 - HKD 1,200,000. Price realised HKD 3,390,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The bowl is potted with rounded sides, exquisitely decorated to the exterior in bright enamels to render a dense pattern of floral sprays including peonies, lotus, hydrangea, chrysanthemum, pinks and daisies in rich... [Lire la suite]

30 avril 2017

A huanghuali low table, kang, 18th-early 19th century

Lot 336. A huanghuali low table, kang, 18th-early 19th century. Estimate £8,000 - 12,000 (€9,500 - 14,000). Photo: Bonhams. The rectangular top set within a mitered, mortise and tenon frame, above a shaped apron carved in relief on each side with archaistic chilong, supported on four humpback corner feet ending with upturned foliate terminals. 116.5cm (41 7/8in) wide x 45.5cm (17 7/8in) high x 45cm (17 3/4in) deep Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART, 11 May 2017, 11:00 BST, LONDON, NEW BOND... [Lire la suite]
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18 août 2016

A four-color overlay clear glass 'Three Abundances' snuff bottle, Qing dynasty, 18th-early 19th century

Lot 224. A four-color overlay clear glass 'Three Abundances' snuff bottle, Qing dynasty, 18th-early 19th century. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's the ovoid body raised on a hexagonal foot, carved through the transparent red, green, sapphire-blue and amber-yellow layers to the cloudy semi-transparent ground with the three abundances, sanduo, pomegranate, peach and finger citron, all growing from a hexagonal planter, stopper (2). Height 2 1/4  in., 5.7 cm ... [Lire la suite]
22 février 2016

An iron-red and blue and white two-part double-gourd wine warmer and cover, Yang he tang zhi hall mark, 18th-early 19th century

An iron-red and blue and white two-part double-gourd wine warmer and cover, Yang he tang zhi four-character hall mark in black enamel within a double square, 18th-early 19th century © Christie's Image 2003 The globular lower section for hot water with a pair of shaded iron-red animal mask handles and decorated with iron-red dragons pursuing flaming pearls amidst blue clouds, the same pattern repeated on the pear-shaped ewer, while the handle, spout, cover and hollow cylindrical container projecting from the... [Lire la suite]
21 février 2016

A copper-red-glazed bottle vase, 18th-early 19th century

A copper-red-glazed bottle vase, 18th-early 19th century © Christie's Image 2003 Covered with a crackled glaze of crushed strawberry tone thinning to a pale greyish pink color below the white-glazed mouth rim, the interior of the neck with a white glaze suffused with golden crackle - 14¼in. (36.2cm.) high. Lot 329. Estimate $3,000 - $5,000. Price Realized $3,346  Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 18 September 2003, New York, Rockefeller Plaza