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]
29 mars 2020

A large Zhejiang celadon charger, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 2107. A large Zhejiang celadon charger, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 15¾ in. (34 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price Realized USD 17,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The large dish is heavily potted with flaring, rounded sides and a flat rim. The interior is carved in the center with a pair of phoenixes surrounded by a band of two scaly dragons in pursuit of flaming pearls in the well. The dish is covered overall with a crackled glaze of sea-green color, except for... [Lire la suite]
07 mars 2020

A rare massive Longquan celadon charger, Yuan-Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

 Lot 1313. A rare massive Longquan celadon charger, Yuan-Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century; 25 9/16 in. (64.9 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 206,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010.  Very heavily potted with shallow rounded sides, covered all over with a glaze of olive-green tone, except for a single unglazed circle on the base burnt orange in the firing, stand.  Provenance: Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York. Note: Longquan celadon... [Lire la suite]
15 février 2020

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

Lot 32. A pair of blue and white and famille verte chargers, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 153⁄8 in. (39 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 2,500 - GBP 3,500. Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 Each saucer-shaped dish is decorated to the centre with precious antiques in underglaze blue within a double-circle. The rim is encircled with a band of lotus tendrils and four cartouches depicting bamboo and prunus..  Provenance: Acquired by the current vendor's father in Europe in the early 20th Century. ... [Lire la suite]

15 février 2020

A large powder-blue and gilt-decorated charger, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 38. A large powder-blue and gilt-decorated charger, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 161⁄4 in. (41.3 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,500. Price Realised: GBP 2,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The saucer-shaped dish is decorated in gilt with a central basket of peony, chrysanthemum and lotus, encircled by a diaper band reserved with four be-ribboned lozenge cartouches. The exterior rim is decorated with three large flower sprays.  Provenance: Acquired by the current vendor's father in... [Lire la suite]
02 décembre 2019

A large Chinese-style celadon charger, Iran, Timurid, second half 15th century

Lot 397. A large Chinese-style celadon charger, Iran, Timurid, second half 15th century. Diameter 40 cm. Estimate CHF 3 000 / 5 000 (€ 2 630 / 4 390). © Koller Auktionen AG With incised floral decoration on the cavetto. Minor damages. Provenance: according to the sticker on the backside from the S. Berkeley Smith Collection. The english banker (1878-1955) lived in British India from 1900 to 1921 and collected mostly Chinese ceramics. In 1921, his collection went on loan to the Cheltenham Museum. Already... [Lire la suite]
26 novembre 2019

A massive carved Longquan celadon charger, Yuan – Early Ming dynasty

Lot 83. A massive carved Longquan celadon charger, Yuan – Early Ming dynasty; 50 cm, 19 5/8  in. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 HKD. Lot Sold 187,500 HKD (23,946 USD). © Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a tapering foot to a flat everted rim, the interior carved with a diaper pattern on the central medallion, encircled by composite floral scrolls, applied overall with a rich sea-green glaze. Sotheby's. Ceramics and Jades from the Collection of Sir Quo-Wei Lee, Hong... [Lire la suite]
21 octobre 2019

A rare Meissen famille-verte large charger, circa 1735

Lot 401. A rare Meissen famille-verte large charger, circa 1735. Diameter: 15 in. Estimate: 15,000 - 25,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the center painted in underglaze-blue with a large flowering shrub, within an enameled border of stylized fences, the cavetto with flowering branches, one issuing from pierced rockwork, enriched in gilding, within an underglaze-blue diaper band, brown-edged rim,  crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue, letter K in underglaze-blue and incised... [Lire la suite]