13 août 2019

An unusual small blue and white dish, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

Lot 1460. An unusual small blue and white dish, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722); 6 1/8 in. (15.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 12,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. The flared sides rounding up to the rim from the foot, painted on the interior with a butterfly flitting above chrysanthemum, rocks and bamboo, the exterior delicately incised with lotus blossoms. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art... [Lire la suite]

25 mars 2019

A large blue and white dish, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 753. A large blue and white dish, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Diameter 13 3/4  in., 35 cm. Estimate 8,000 - 12,000 USD. Lot sold 21,250 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the gently rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot, the interior painted in varying tones of blue with a house in a mountainous river landscape, a lady at the window of the second story finishing her coiffure in a circular mirror, a figure at the riverbank below harvesting leafy vegetables, the... [Lire la suite]
19 février 2019

A blue and white dish, Wanli six-character mark within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619)

Lot 820. A blue and white dish, Wanli six-character mark within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619); 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 6,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014. The interior is decorated in rich shades of cobalt blue with a central medallion enclosing a seated scholar and his attendants below a pine tree, all below a band of peony sprays. The exterior is decorated with prunus blossoms scattered on a band of waves.. Provenance: The Richard... [Lire la suite]
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]