10 décembre 2022

A rare and massive famille rose charger, Chuxiugong four-character seal mark, Late Qing Dynasty

Lot 60. A rare and massive famille rose charger, Chuxiugong four-character seal mark, Late Qing Dynasty; 47.8cm (18 7/8in) diam. (2). Sold for HKD 444,000 (Estimate HKD 250,000 - HKD 300,000). © Bonhams 2001-2022 With rounded sides rising from a short straight foot, the interior finely enamelled with a central flower bouquet accompanied by overhanging leafy flowers flowing in the air, all enamelled in delicate pastel shades, the rim gilt and border with key-fret... [Lire la suite]

14 septembre 2022

A large carved ‘Longquan’ celadon-glazed charger, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 232. A large carved ‘Longquan’ celadon-glazed charger, Ming dynasty, 15th century. Diameter 19 in., 48.3 cm. Unsold (Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 Property of a Gentleman. Provenance: Collection of Heber R. Bishop (1840-1902). Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 21 september 2022
24 août 2022

Nishapur glazed charger, Ca. 10th century AD

Lot 67. Abbasid ceramic bowl imitating Chinese porcelain wares, Iraq, Ca. 9th century AD. L:67mm / W:293mm ; 970g. Lot sold £200. (Estimate £300-£600). © Apollo Art Auctions A terracotta charger in a light brown fabric with a cream interior ornamented with black and brown geometric motifs around the central interior register of the bowl. Nishapur was an ancient and medieval city in Iran, famous for its rich ceramic, glass and metalwork traditions, until it was destroyed by the... [Lire la suite]
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15 novembre 2021

A pair of large verte-Imari chargers, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 320. A pair of large verte-Imari chargers, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 54cm (21 1/4in) and 53.8cm (21 1/8in) diam. Sold for £ 50,250 (€ 58,768). (Estimate £ 24,000 - £30,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Each brightly enamelled with the Yang family female generals practising their equestrian skills within a pavilion garden, overlooked by a matriarch and attendants on a balcony above, within a border of large exotic floral blooms on a gilt foliate ground. Provenance: a European private collection. ... [Lire la suite]
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18 octobre 2021

A large Chinese blue and white "Kraak" porcelain charger, 17th century

Lot 84. A large Chinese blue and white "Kraak" porcelain charger, 17th century. H: 3 3/4, Dia: 20 1/2 in. Sold for $6,300 (Estimated at $2,000 - $3,000). © FREEMAN’S 2021  Decorated to its center with a basket of chrysanthemums, the sloped cavetto with reserves depicting flowers and various objects, interspersed with patterned grounds; the underside of the rim with reserves of symbols. Provenance: Property formerly in the collection of Harry J. Haon II (1901-1989), thence by descent. Haon... [Lire la suite]
23 juin 2021

Ming dynasty Longquan celadon ceramics at Lempertz, 24 june 2021

Lot 125. A large Longquan celadon charger, 15th century. Diameter 45.5 cm. Est: €800 - €1,200. Courtesy Lempertz Of saucer form, carved to the cavetto with a sketchy leaf sprig and foliage, covered with a greyish green glaze except for an unglazed ring to the base burnt brownish during firing. Provenance: Private collection, Hesse. Lot 244. A Longquan celadon stem cup, 14th-15th century. Height 10.6 cm. Est: €800 - €1,200. Courtesy Lempertz Rounded bowl with lipped rim, raised on a high splayed foot with... [Lire la suite]

28 février 2021

A magnificent famille rose charger, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 858. A magnificent famille rose charger, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within double circles and of the period (1723-1735); 20 in. (50.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 437,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2021 The dish is finely enamelled with two large peony blossoms, painted in shades of yellow and pink enamel, borne on blue and green enamelled branches, beside two tall, curved branches bearing buds and... [Lire la suite]
01 juin 2020

A pair of famille verte chargers, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 3152. A pair of  famille verte chargers, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 14 ¼ in. (36.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price Realized USD 25,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each dish is decorated on the interior with a different scene from an historical play or novel, one depicting two gentlemen in separate sedan chairs being confronted by attackers bearing weapons while their attendants flee, the other with a warrior on horseback confronting foot soldiers... [Lire la suite]
22 avril 2020

A Longquan celadon-glazed charger, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 541. A  Longquan celadon-glazed charger, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 13 ½ in. (34.2 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 1,000. Price realised GBP 2,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The foliate dish is moulded with a leafy lotus spray to the interior, surrounded by a fluted cavetto. Provenance: From a private UK collection acquired prior to 1960. Christie's. Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles, London, South Kensington, 15 May 2015
01 avril 2020

A rare large Ru-type charger, Yongzheng seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 2171. A rare large Ru-type charger, Yongzheng seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 18 in. (45.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price Realized USD 12,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The charger has rounded sides that flare outwards at the rim, and is covered inside and out, and on the base, with a greyish-blue glaze suffused with icy crackle. The bottom of the foot is covered with a dark brown dressing in imitation of Song dynasty Ru... [Lire la suite]