07 mai 2018

A large blue and white 'narrative' brush pot, bitong, Chongzhen period, circa 1640

Lot 125. A large blue and white 'narrative' brush pot, bitong, Chongzhen period, circa 1640; 7 ½ in. (19 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000 (USD 10,840 - USD 16,260). Price realised GBP 47,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The exterior is decorated with a continuous scene of an official in a garden setting in front of an open hall, with attendants holding fans and a wrapped seal box, and two kneeling figures holding offerings. The scene is enclosed between two pairs of incised lines. ... [Lire la suite]

26 avril 2018

A blue and white sleeve vase, late Ming dynasty, Chongzhen period, dated to the Kuiwei year corresponding to 1643

Lot 118. A blue and white sleeve vase, late Ming dynasty, Chongzhen period, dated to the Kuiwei year corresponding to 1643; 45.2 cm, 17 3/4  in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 77,500 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. of cylindrical form the tapering body rising to a slightly waisted neck with everted rim, finely painted in washes of cobalt blue with a fan-shaped panel of a bird perch on flowering branches, together with a leaf-shaped panel depicting two musicians in a fenced... [Lire la suite]
07 novembre 2017

A blue and white blue ovoid jar, Chongzhen period, circa 1640

Lot 135. A blue and white blue ovoid jar, Chongzhen period, circa 1640. 23cm (9.1/8in) high. Estimate  GBP  1,500 - 2,000. Sold for £9,375 (€10,606). Photo: Bonhams. Painted with a mythical beast flanked by its young on a riverbank in a garden of plantain, willow and rockwork, before distant mountains emerging from swirling mist, apocryphal underglaze blue Jiajing six-character mark to the base, wood cover.  Provenance: Sotheby's, London, 4 July 1973, Lot 311 (label). Bonhams. ASIAN... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2017

Eight small blue and white dishes, Chongzhen period, circa 1643

 Lot 3516. Eight small blue and white dishes, Chongzhen period, circa 1643. Estimate $12,000 – $18,000. Price realised USD 30,000. Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2015 Each small dish has a foliate rim and is delicately decorated with a different narrative scene from The Romance of the Western Chamber and other literary sources. The reverse of each is decorated with a continuous river landscape and is inscribed with an apocryphal Jiajing mark on the base. 3 ½ in. (8.9 cm.) diam. ... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2017

An inscribed and dated blue and white jar and cover, Chongzhen period, dated 1644

Lot 3508. An inscribed and dated blue and white jar and cover, Chongzhen period, dated 1644. Estimate $18,000 – $25,000. Price realised USD 93,750. Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2015 The compressed jar, with short neck, is decorated on one side with a panel containing a scene from the ‘Peach Blossom Spring’ in which the fisherman speaks to a sage and his servant. The other side is decorated with a panel containing a long inscription from a poem entitled ‘Peach Blossoms at the Qingquan Temple’ written... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2017

A rare blue and white sleeve vase, Chongzhen period, circa 1640

Lot 3532. A rare blue and white sleeve vase, Chongzhen period, circa 1640. Estimate $40,000 – $60,000. Price realised USD 81,250. Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2015  The vase is of elongated cylindrical form and decorated in rich tones of cobalt blue with a dynamic, continuous hunting scene depicting four equestrian huntsman, one possibly the Tang dynasty Emperor Ming Huang (Xuanzong), having already shot the crane pierced with an arrow above, as two others attempt to catch the prey and the fourth... [Lire la suite]

11 janvier 2017

A blue and white brush pot, Chongzhen period, circa 1640

Lot 3512. A blue and white brush pot, Chongzhen period, circa 1640. Estimate $30,000 – $40,000. Price realised USD 75,000. Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2015 The brushpot, of slender cylindrical form, is decorated on the exterior with a scene from The Romance of the Three Kingdoms depicting the general Lu Xun on horseback, enveloped by billowing clouds, meeting with the scholar Huang Chengyan beneath a willow tree, all between finely incised scroll borders. The flat base is unglazed. 6 ½ in.... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2017

A superb large blue and white brush pot, Chongzhen period, circa 1640

Lot 3533. A superb large blue and white brush pot, Chongzhen period, circa 1640. Estimate $100,000 – $150,000. Price realised USD 197,000. Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2015  The sturdily potted brush pot is of cylindrical form and is decorated on the exterior in rich tones of underglaze blue with a continuous scene from The Romance of the Three Kingdoms depicting Emperor Xian and Dong Cheng. The landscape extends around the other side of the vessel to show a painterly view of mountains rising... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2017

A rare blue and white jar and cover, Chongzhen period, circa 1640

Lot 3536. A rare blue and white jar and cover, Chongzhen period, circa 1640. Estimate $60,000 – $80,000. Price realised USD 161,000. Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2015  The jar, of well-proportioned compressed ovoid form, is decorated with a continuous scene of an official in a garden setting with a large landscape screen behind and a yoke-back chair draped with a brocade cloth, with attendants holding fans and offerings, and two figures kneeling in supplication. The domed cover is painted with an... [Lire la suite]
06 décembre 2016

A blue and white vase, Chongzhen period (1627-1644)

Lot 118. A blue and white vase, Chongzhen period (1627-1644). Estimate € 1500-2000. Lot sold € 4,000. Photo Vellinghuis AAG The hull with a backdrop of flying birds and flower branches, around the neck floral motifs. H. 37 cm Vellinghuiis AAG. THE ASIAN ART SALE, Monday, November 28, 2016
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