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]

12 janvier 2018

Un rolwagen en porcelaine bleu et blanc, Chine, époque Transition, vers 1640

Lot 336. Un rolwagen en porcelaine bleu et blanc, Chine, époque Transition, vers 1640; 47,4 cm, 18 5/8 in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 EUR. Lot sold 10,000 EUR. Photo: Sotheby's 2008 de forme traditionnelle rouleau avec un col évasé, le contour décoré en différents tons de bleu sous couverte, d'un immortel et trois enfants dans un décor paysagé, le héros bombant le torse, un arc à la main, amusant les enfants en faisant émerger un rinceau stylisé d'une perle dans sa main, l'un des... [Lire la suite]
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12 janvier 2018

Rolwagen en porcelaine bleu et blanc, Chine, époque Transition, vers 1640

Lot 335. Rolwagen en porcelaine bleu et blanc, Chine, époque Transition, vers 1640; 48 cm, 18 7/8 in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 EUR. Lot sold 31,950 EUR. Photo: Sotheby's 2008 de forme traditionnelle rouleau avec un col évasé, le contour décoré en différents tons de bleu sous couverte, d'une scène continue d'un personnage de cour accompagné de sa voiture et et son cortège de quatre serviteurs, présentant un rouleau à un jeune homme qui tient un buffle par une... [Lire la suite]
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31 décembre 2017

A large blue and white oviform jar, Transitional period, circa 1640

Lot 1. A large blue and white oviform jar, Transitional period, circa 1640; 11½ in. (29.3 cm.) high. Estimate £6,000 – £10,000 ($9,582 – $15,970). Price Realized  £9,375 ($14,972). © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014 The jar is decorated to the exterior in varying shades of cobalt blue with a continuous scene from Sanguo Yanyi, ‘Romance of the Three Kingdoms’, between two bands of incised floral designs. The neck is painted with a band of stiff leaves.  Provenance: Sold at Christie’s London, 2... [Lire la suite]
07 novembre 2017

A blue and white 'Romance of the Three Kingdoms' sleeve vase, Circa 1640

Lot 144. A blue and white 'Romance of the Three Kingdoms' sleeve vase, Circa 1640. 39.5cm (15 1/2in) high. Estimate £ 1,500 - 2,000. Sold for £10,000 (€11,313). Photo: Bonhams. The cylindrical vase finely painted with a scene from the epic novel of ancient China, with generals and soldiers on horseback marching through a mountainous landscape, the neck cut down. Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 6 Nov 2017, 10:30 GMT, LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE