11 août 2019

A fine and rare blue and white sleeve vase, Transitional period, circa 1640

Lot 1357. A fine and rare blue and white sleeve vase, Transitional period, circa 1640; 18 1/8 in. (46 cm.) high. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 50,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. Finely painted with an evening scene of two pairs of geese on rocks in a lotus pond awaiting a third pair in flight above, with peony growing beside one pair, and with a willow tree on the reverse, all below a leiwen band and three flower sprays on the neck. Provenance: Private Collection, France.Chinese... [Lire la suite]

09 août 2019

A blue and white teapot, Transitional period, circa 1640

Lot 21. A blue and white teapot, Transitional period, circa 1640; 14.8cm., 5 7/8 in. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Lot sold 6,875 GBP. © Sotheby's the short flared foot rising to the ovoid body, the outward-turned  spout below the square overstrung handle, painted to each side with a qilin in a fenced garden, in a misty mountainous landscape, below a band of scrolling flowers at the shoulder, with a band to the domed cover. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of... [Lire la suite]
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25 juillet 2019

A pair of blue and white silver-mounted candlesticks, circa 1640

Lot 185. A pair of blue and white silver-mounted candlesticks, circa 1640; 16.3cm., 6 1/2 in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 3,750 GBP. © Sotheby's each of bell shape, painted with figures in fenced gardens, between bands of lappets, the rims with silver mounts. The Julian Thompson Study Collection. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 14 May 2014
24 mars 2019

A large blue and white 'Peach Blossom Spring' brushpot, Transitional period, circa 1640

Lot 749. A large blue and white 'Peach Blossom Spring' brushpot, Transitional period, circa 1640. Height 8 in., 20.8 cm. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 USD. Lot sold 100,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of cylindrical section, painted with a continuous narrative depicting various scenes from Peach Blossom Spring; the fisherman alone in a sampan, encountering a sage in the mystical forest, and a boy sharing the news of the mysterious visitor, all within heavy scrolling... [Lire la suite]
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]
24 avril 2018

A blue and white double gourd vase, Transitional period, circa 1640

Lot 81. A blue and white double gourd vase, Transitional period, circa 1640; 36cm., 14 1/8 in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 12,500 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2011. painted in varying shades of cobalt-blue depicting 'Seven Sages in the Bamboo Grove', the upper bulb with a reclining scholar presented with a covered vessel by an attendant, the lower bulb with six scholars engaged in literati pursuits within a landscape, encircled by floral and chevron borders at the waist, the neck with a band of... [Lire la suite]

28 février 2018

Galerie Neuse at TEFAF Maastricht, March 10-18, 2018

Leonard Kern (Forchtenberg, 1588 - Schwäbisch Hall, 1662), Chronos, circa 1620-1630. Ivory. Height 27.2 cm (58.4 in.). Galerie Neuse © TEFAF The Noah wine ewer, Danzig, circa 1640. Silver and parcel-gilt. Height 34 cm (13.4 in.).  Weight 1750 gr. Town mark and makers mark. Galerie Neuse © TEFAF Galerie Neuse at TEFAF Maastricht, March 10-18, 2018
30 janvier 2018

A blue and white bottle vase, circa 1640

Lot 120. A blue and white bottle vase, circa 1640; 38 cm, 15 in. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Lot sold 10,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's 2017 the globular body rising from a short spreading foot to a tall slightly waisted neck and flaring mouth, painted around the exterior in rich cobalt-blue tones with scholars seated conversing in a garden, all below a band of stylised flowers at the neck. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 10 mai 2017, 02:00 PM
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18 janvier 2018

Two blue and white 'seed pod' jars and covers, Transitional period, circa 1640

Lot 586. Two blue and white 'seed pod' jars and covers, Transitional period, circa 1640. The Largest: 28.7cm., 11 3/8 in. Estimate 1,200 — 1,800 GBP. Lot sold 2,500 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2008. each body of ovoid form rising from a short straight foot to a short straight neck, painted around the exterior with floral sprays and insects with single lines at the neck and base, the domed cover similarly painted. Quantity: 4 Provenance: The Hatcher Collection, Christie's... [Lire la suite]
15 janvier 2018

A blue and white slender cylindrical brushpot, Transitional period, circa 1640

Lot 94. A blue and white slender cylindrical brushpot, Transitional period, circa 1640; 15.2cm., 6in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 6,500 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2008 delicately painted with an immortal seated on a tree trunk in a landscape with a retreat, pine trees and swirling clouds, between an incised band of scrolling flowers at the rim and a band of stylized leaves at the base.  Provenance: Commander F Warrington-Strong DSC. Exhibited: The Chinese Scholars... [Lire la suite]