04 octobre 2021

A blue and white 'figural' jar and cover, Transitional period, circa 1640

Lot 242. A blue and white 'figural' jar and cover, Transitional period, circa 1640. Height 11¾ in., 29.8 cm. Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 USD. Lot sold: 40,320 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 of baluster form rising from a slightly splayed foot to rounded shoulders and a short, subtly waisted neck, painted in varying tones of cobalt blue with an official strolling alongside a river bank gazing at a fisherman at work, accompanied by four attendants and a grazing horse, set... [Lire la suite]

04 octobre 2021

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

Lot 855. A large blue and white ovoid jar, Chongzhen period, circa 1640; 6 7/8 in. (17.4 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 21,250. © Christie's 2021 The jar is decorated in bright cobalt blue with a continuous scene depicting the 'Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove', below the neck decorated with pendent leaves. Provenance: E. & J. Frankel, New York (by repute). Note: The decoration on this striking jar depicts The Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove. This group of... [Lire la suite]
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26 juillet 2021

A blue and white reticulated 'flower' bowl, late Ming dynasty, circa 1640

Lot 357. A blue and white reticulated 'flower' bowl, late Ming dynasty, circa 1640. Diamètre: 9 cm. (3 1⁄2 in.). Estimate EUR 1,500 - EUR 2,500. Price Realised EUR 1,875. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 Christie's. Art of Asia, Paris, 4 June - 25 June 2021
26 juillet 2021

Two blue and white reticulated bowls, late Ming dynasty, circa 1640

Lot 356. Two blue and white reticulated bowls, late Ming dynasty, circa 1640. Largeur: circa 11,5 cm. (4 1⁄2 in.). Estimate EUR 2,000 - EUR 3,000. Price Realised EUR 2,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 Provenance: Christie's Amsterdam, 13 December 2012, lot 518. Christie's. Art of Asia, Paris, 4 June - 25 June 2021
11 juillet 2021

A Zurich silver gilt goblet in the form of a stag, Marks of Hans Caspar Gyger, circa 1640

Lot 54. A Zurich silver gilt goblet in the form of a stag, Marks of Hans Caspar Gyger, circa 1640. H 31.9 cm, weight 908 g. Estimate: €250,000 - €280,000. Courtesy Kunsthaus Lempertz On a two-tiered oval base, the lower section with embossed swirls on dotted ground, the upper designed as a finely chased earth mound base. The shaft designed as a model of a leaping stag with front hooves raised. The entire body with finely engraved fur. The head of the stag can be removed to form a beaker Literature: Cf. an... [Lire la suite]
24 novembre 2020

A rare blue and white 'Shoulao' sleeve vase, Circa 1640

Lot 41. A rare blue and white 'Shoulao' sleeve vase, Circa 1640. 40.5cm (15 3/4in) high. Estimate £ 20,000-30,000. Sold for £ 60,062 (€ 67,570). Courtesy Bonhams. The tall cylindrical body deftly painted in cobalt-blue around the exterior with a continuous scene of the elderly bearded sage Shoulao seated beside a deer and accompanied by several attendants with fans, a figure bows before the sage lighting incense on a stand, all amidst a mountainous landscape with wispy clouds.  Provenance: Marc Michot,... [Lire la suite]
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13 novembre 2020

A rare blue and white 'Shoulao' sleeve vase, circa 1640

Lot 11. A rare blue and white 'Shoulao' sleeve vase, circa 1640; 40.5cm (15 3/4in. high. Estimate £ 20,000-30,000. Sold for £ 60,062 (€ 66,910). Courtesy Bonhams. The tall cylindrical body deftly painted in cobalt-blue around the exterior with a continuous scene of the elderly bearded sage Shoulao seated beside a deer and accompanied by several attendants with fans, a figure bows before the sage lighting incense on a stand, all amidst a mountainous landscape with wispy clouds. Provenance: Marc... [Lire la suite]
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22 septembre 2020

A blue and white censer, Ming dynasty, circa 1640

Lot 519. A blue and white censer, Ming dynasty, circa 1640. Diameter 8½ in., 21.5 cm. Estimate 30,000 - 50,000 USD. Lot sold 69,300 USD. © Sotheby's 2020. of bombé form supported on a straight foot, finely painted around the exterior with a narrative scene of a fisherman called away from his post to meet an official accompanied by a retinue of attendants and armored guards, bearing banners and standards, all set within a detailed landscape of rockwork and willow trees by the sides of a... [Lire la suite]
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08 mars 2020

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

Lot 1370. A blue and white sleeve vase, Transitional period, circa 1640; 17 7/8 in. (45.4 cm.) high. Estimate 15,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised 18,750 USD. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010 Well painted in rich shades of blue at the waist with a wide band of overlapping ruyi-head lappets containing lotus blossoms amidst leafy scroll beneath five of the bajixiang, positioned beneath tasseled chimes and between further lappets containing lotus, camellia and beribboned pearls, the foot incised with a... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2020

A pair of unusual Transitional doucai dishes, circa 1640

Lot 135. A pair of unusual Transitional doucai dishes, circa 1640; 8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500. Price realised GBP 2,988. © Christie's Images Ltd 2003. Each painted and enamelled with a central hydrangea spray surrounded by azalea, camellia, peony and chrysanthemum sprays reserved on a latticework ground of emanating iron-red petals, the reverse similarly decorated with flower sprays, short hairline crack, minor frit-chips. Provenance: 7th Earl Castle-Stewart,... [Lire la suite]
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