07 mars 2020

A very rare imperial white-glazed deep bowl, Chenghua six-character mark and of the period (1465-1487)

Lot 1359. A very rare imperial white-glazed deep bowl, Chenghua six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1465-1487); 7½ in. (19 cm.) diam. Estimate 300,000 - USD 500,000. Price realised USD 1,178,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010 With steep sides rising to a slightly flared rim, covered all over in a glaze of soft milk-white tone, box. Literature: H. Garner and M. Medley, Chinese Art in Three-Dimensional Color, vol. IV, London, 1969, p. 75 and reel 9, no.... [Lire la suite]

07 mars 2020

A very rare imperial yellow-glazed dish, Chenghua six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

Lot 1358. A very rare imperial yellow-glazed dish, Chenghua six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1465-1487); 8½ in. (21.6 cm.) diam. Estimate 300,000 - USD 500,000. Price realised USD 902,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010 Raised on a slightly tapered foot ring, with shallow rounded sides, covered all over in a glaze of lemon-yellow tone, the convex base glazed white, box. Provenance: Wannieck, Paris, November 1928.Bluett, December 1928.Frances Howard... [Lire la suite]
11 décembre 2019

A very rare Ming imperial doucai stemcup, Chenghua six-character mark and of the period (1465-1487)

Lot 1521. A very rare Ming imperial doucai stemcup, Chenghua six-character mark and of the period (1465-1487); 3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 4,500,000 - HKD 5,500,000. Price realised HKD 6,840,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2006 The small stemcup delicately potted with deep flaring sides rising to a slightly everted rim, painted in underglaze-blue and enamelled around the exterior with two pairs of birds perched on fruiting boughs, the interior plain, supported on a slender... [Lire la suite]
13 novembre 2019

An exceptional blue and white Indian lotus ‘Palace’ bowl, Chenghua six-character mark and of the period (1465-1487)

Lot 2923. An exceptional blue and white Indian lotus ‘Palace’ bowl, Chenghua six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1465-1487); 6 in. (15.2 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 6,000,000 - HKD 8,000,000 (USD 769,771 - USD 1,026,361). Price realised HKD 13,325,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.   The thinly potted bowl is finely painted in exceptionally strong washed-blue tones around the exterior with an undulating lotus scroll comprising six blooms, underneath... [Lire la suite]
31 août 2019

Ming dynasty blue and white porcelains sold at Christie's London, 16 November 1998

Lot 55. A blue and white saucer-dish, Yongle period (1403-1425); 13 in. (35 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000. Price realised GBP 20,700. © Christie’s Images Limited 1998 Painted in a rich cobalt blue with characteristic 'heaping and piling' visible in areas, to the centre with a ribboned lotus bouquet, within three concentric bands, the well with leafy scrolling tendrils issuing peony, lotus and chrysanthemum blooms, below a classic-scroll border, the exterior with a similar... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2011

An important and very rare Ming imperial doucai stemcup, Chenghua six-character mark and of the period (1465-1487)

Lot 3582. An important and very rare Ming imperial doucai stemcup, Chenghua six-character mark and of the period (1465-1487); 3 in. (7.7 cm.) high. Estimate HK$25,000,000 - HK$30,000,000($3,228,580 - $3,874,296). Price Realized HK$23,060,000 ($2,978,056). © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 The small stemcup delicately potted with deep flaring sides rising to a slightly everted rim, painted in underglaze-blue and primrose-yellow, aubergine and very dark grey enamelled around the exterior with four lotus blooms, the... [Lire la suite]