10 février 2019

A Safavid blue and white dish, Persia, 18th century

Lot 117. A Safavid blue and white dish, Persia, 18th century; 41.9cm. diam. Estimate 3,000 — 4,000 GBP. Lot Sold 3,125 GBP. Photo: Sotheby’s 2014 of shallow rounded form with everted rim, decorated with a dark cobalt blue underglaze, the well with a roundel depicting a cricket amongst tall foliage and flying birds, the cavetto with alternating cartouches containing floral motifs and birds between bands with stems, the exterior with stylised foliate blossoms, pseudo-mark to base. ... [Lire la suite]
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17 janvier 2019

A large blue and white dish, Jiajing period (1521-67)

Lot 375. A large blue and white dish, Jiajing period (1521-1567); 16 7/8 in. (42.9 cm.) diameter. Estimate: US$7,000 - US$10,000. Price realised US$11,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The center with a landscape, the rim decorated as a river with cranes amongst water weeds. Property from Antoine Lebel.  Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part IV, New York, 17 January 2019
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09 septembre 2018

A rare small blue and white dish, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 1337. A rare small blue and white dish, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century; 5 in. (12.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The slightly concave center of the interior is decorated with an immortal wearing a tall hat and long, loose robes enveloped by vapor which is being emitted by a carp emerging from waves below. The shallow, rounded sides are decorated on the exterior with branches of peaches.  Note: Compare the blue and white bowl dated to the late... [Lire la suite]
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15 août 2018

A rare large Ming-style blue and white dish, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 1670. A rare large Ming-style blue and white dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 15 9/16 in. (39.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD 242,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Painted in the central medallion with five large flower heads issuing from an undulating vine amidst four smaller blooms, the cavetto with a continuous meander of blossoms borne on a leafy vine with interlaced scrolling tendrils,... [Lire la suite]
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04 juillet 2018

A pair of blue and white dishes, seal marks and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 2057. A pair of blue and white dishes, seal marks and period of Daoguang (1821-1850); 11.5 cm., 4 1/2 in. Estimate 120,000 — 150,000 USD ( 11,569 — 14,461 EUR). Lot Sold 187,500 HKD (18,076 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's each painted with a bouquet of blossoming lotus flowers tied by a flowing ribbon in the centre of the interior, encircled by a register of composite leafy floral scroll at the cavetto and a cloud-scroll border at the rim, the exterior... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2018

A very rare blue and white dish, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 1475. A very rare blue and white dish, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 13 5/8 in. (34.6 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 122,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 With sturdily potted, shallow rounded sides rising from the wedge-shaped foot, the interior painted in inky underglaze blue enriched by 'heaping and piling' with a central vermiculate-patterned roundel surrounded by six roundels alternately filled with waves and peony, lotus and orange blossoms, all separated by... [Lire la suite]
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28 mars 2018

An unusual blue and white dish, Jiajing-Wanli period (1522-1619)

Lot 1474. An unusual blue and white dish, Jiajing-Wanli period (1522-1619); 13¾ in. (35 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 10,000. Price realised USD 10,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Painted in inky tones of underglaze blue in the interior with an elephant and lion confronted on either side of the trunk of a tall tree, below striding dragons interspersed with Daoist trigrams in the cavetto, the reverse with six floral roundels separated by small clouds, the base with four-character mark in a... [Lire la suite]
31 décembre 2017

A blue and white dish, Tianqi period (1621-1627)

Lot 289. A blue and white dish, Tianqi period (1621-1627); 5 5/8 in. (14.4 cm.) diam. Estimate £600 – £1,000 ($958 – $1,597). Price Realized £1,125 ($1,797). © Christie's Image Ltd 2014 The dish is decorated with s solitary scholar seated beside a plantain in a fenced garden. Christie’s. CHINESE CERAMICS, WORKS OF ART AND TEXTILES PART I, 4 November 2014, London, South Kensington
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20 octobre 2017

A blue and white dish, Wanli mark and period (1573-1620)

Lot 63. A blue and white dish, Wanli mark and period (1573-1620), 7 cm, 6 3/4  in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Sold: 8 750 GBP. © Sotheby's. the gently rounded sides rising from a short tapered foot to an everted rim, the interior painted in bright cobalt-blue tones with a scholar official and attendants standing beneath fruiting branches, with Shoulao riding a crane, bordered with shou characters and a meandering lingzhi scroll, the reverse with sprays of... [Lire la suite]
29 août 2017

A blue and white dish, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1620)

Lot 62. A blue and white dish, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1620). Diameter 5 3/8  in., 13.8 cm. Estimate $3,000–5,000. Lot sold 3,750 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. painted in vivid tones of underglaze blue with a qilin supporting on its back an elaborate canopied lantern, flanked by two male attendants, framed within a double-line border, the rim with a band of scrolling lotus and foliage, the underside with four precious objects divided by lanterns, the base with... [Lire la suite]