24 mai 2019

A blue and white 'hundred antiques' sleeve vase, rolwagen, Chongzhen period (1628-1644)

Lot 95. A blue and white 'hundred antiques' sleeve vase, rolwagen, Chongzhen period (1628-1644); 45.7cm (18in) high. Estimate £ 25,000 - 30,000€ (29,000 - 35,000). Sold for £ 27,562 (€ 31,285) © Bonhams 2001-2019 Finely painted around the exterior in vibrant tones of cobalt-blue with a continuous scene of various antique vessels and vases with arranged flowers, all between incised borders on the foot and shoulders, the short flaring neck with pendent plantain leaves. Note: The design known as the... [Lire la suite]

26 décembre 2018

A blue and white bombé-form censer, Ming dynasty, Chongzhen period (1628-1644)

Lot 1085. A blue and white bombé-form censer, Ming dynasty, Chongzhen period (1628-1644). Diameter 9 in., 23 cm. Estimate $5,000 - $7,000. Sold: $6,250. © Sotheby's of compressed ovoid form, the rounded sides rising to a short waisted neck terminating in an everted rim, the exterior painted with a continuous riverscape with dwellings and two scholars, each with an attendant, beneath a band of beribboned Buddhist emblems interspersed with stylized clouds encircling the waist. Property from the... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2018

A blue and white ewer with silver mounts, Chongzhen period (1628-1644)

Lot 733. A blue and white ewer with silver mounts, Chongzhen period (1628-1644); 10 in. (25.4 cm) high. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 8,125. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Made for the Dutch market, the pear-shaped ewer is raised on a waisted pedestal foot and decorated with a scene of scholars drinking wine in a landscape setting below a band of leafy tulip sprays on the shoulder and further sprays on the waisted neck which rises to a spouted rim, and the curved... [Lire la suite]
10 décembre 2017

A blue and white vase, China, Ming dynasty, Chongzhen period (1628-1644)

Lot 29. Vase en porcelaine bleu blanc, Chine, dynastie Ming, époque Chongzhen (1628-1644); Hauteur: 37 cm. (14 ½ in.). Estimate EUR 4,000 - EUR 6,000 (USD 4,704 - USD 7,056). Price realised EUR 6,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 A blue and white vase, China, Ming dynasty, Chongzhen period (1628-1644)  La panse globulaire est ornée d'une scène de personnages tirée de la 'Romance des trois Royaumes' montrant Liu Bei traversant la rivière Tan échappant à des soldats. Le col tubulaire renflé... [Lire la suite]
23 septembre 2017

A rare blue and white peach-form ewer, Chongzhen period (1628-1644)

Lot 1186. A rare blue and white peach-form ewer, Chongzhen period (1628-1644), 7 ¾ in (12 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 12,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The peach-shaped ewer is decorated on each side in vibrant shades of blue with two peaches and blossoming branches, the body is surmounted by a flared lotus-form mouth, flanked by an upright S-scroll spout and a C-scroll handle joined to the body with applied leaf-form struts, Japanese wood box. ... [Lire la suite]
27 juillet 2017

A fine Transitional blue and white double-gourd vase, Chongzhen period (1628-1644)

Lot 4094. A fine Transitional blue and white double-gourd vase, Chongzhen period (1628-1644), 12 1/2 in (31.9 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000. Price realised HKD 1,040,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The lower section of the vase is painted in purple tones of cobalt blue with a continuous figural scene depicting the 'Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove'. The figures are shown in conversation, reclining at leisure and appreciating paintings amongst rockwork, bamboo and plantain... [Lire la suite]
20 janvier 2017

Ming dynasty Blue and White Porcelains, Vanderven Oriental Art at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017

Porcelain Stand, China, Six character mark of Wanli and of the period (1573-1620). Ø:22 cm H: 8 cm.Vanderven Oriental Art at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. This robustly potted circular stand comprises a ring, supported on five cloud-lappet feet, on a ring base. It is decorated in underglaze blue, except the top of the wide rim, which has been left unglazed. The outside edge of the rim, is decorated with meandering garlands with lingzhi fungus heads, interrupted by a large cartouche bearing... [Lire la suite]
18 avril 2014

A blue and white flaring vase, gu, Chongzhen period (1628-1644)

Lot 47. A blue and white flaring vase, gu, Chongzhen period (1628-1644); 46cm (18in) high. Estimate £5,000 - 8,000 (€6,100 - 9,700). Sold for £ 23,750 (€ 26,657). Photo Bonhams. The flaring sides vibrantly painted with a lively scene of a lady carrying a baby, the baby and another boy both reaching towards a spider while two other boys play with leafy sprays, all on a terrace with plantain and bamboo and beneath the sun and the four characters Xi zai yan qian.  Provenance: an English private... [Lire la suite]
18 avril 2014

A blue and white cylindrical vase, rolwagen, Chongzhen period (1628-1644)

Lot 46. A blue and white cylindrical vase, rolwagen, Chongzhen period (1628-1644); 44cm (17 5/8in) high. Estimate £30,000 - 50,000 (€36,000 - 61,000). Sold for £ 50,000 (€ 56,121). Photo Bonhams. Vigorously painted with a high official rasing a hu tablet accompanied by two attendants, one holding a large fan, the other with a Buddhist parasol, all surrounded with ethereal swirling clouds parted in places to reveal the moon and two constellations above ramparts, the reverse decorated with two tall plantain,... [Lire la suite]