22 mars 2019

A Fine and Very Rare Celadon Double Gourd Vase, Qianlong Period, 1736-1795

Lot 3514. A Fine and Very Rare Celadon Double Gourd Vase, Qianlong Period, 1736-1795. H 31.3cm. Estimate HKD 20,000,000 - 26,000,000 (USD 2,548,500 - 3,313,050). Lot sold HKD 34,220,000 (USD 4,358,601). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited The vase is potted in bulbous form rising from an unglazed footring to a flared mouth. The exterior is moulded with lush fruiting double-gourd vines amid five-pointed leaves and curling tendrils, then being evenly applied pale celadon glaze on the raised surfaces... [Lire la suite]

21 août 2018

Vanderven Oriental Art announces TEFAF New York Fall highlights

 'S-HERTOGENBOSCH.- From October 27– 31, 2018, Vanderven Oriental Art will exhibit at TEFAF New York Fall (Stand 342). The long-established gallery, celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, is one of the world’s leading international dealers in Chinese export porcelain, Han and Tang pottery, and Chinese works of art.  Vanderven will showcase a selection of blue and white porcelain alongside works from Figures, an exquisite catalog celebrating the human form in Chinese antiques. This year, the booth’s focus... [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]
21 avril 2018

Dutch Delft at Sotheby's London, 01 May 2018

Lot 213. A Dutch Delft blue and white double gourd vase, 1685-1700; 29.5cm., 11 5/8 in. high. Estimate 1,000 — 1,500 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. painted in Kangxi style with continuous panels of birds perched in flowering branches, the shoulder painted with a band of foliate scrolls reserving cartouches of flowers, blue GK monogram for Gerrit Pietersz Kam of Drie Postelyne Astonne (The Three Porcelain Ash-Barrels) factory, or De Paeuw (The Peacock) factory. ... [Lire la suite]
01 janvier 2018

A fahua-type double gourd vase, 16th century

Lot 229. A fahua-type double gourd vase, 16th century; 41.5cm (16 1/4in) high. Sold for £3,750 (€4,226). Photo Bonhams. The globular body decorated in yellow, aubergine and turquoise lead glazes with raised slipwork depicting poets and scholars relaxing in a landscape, the waist and neck embellished with foliate meanders and foliate lappet bands.  Note: For a simliar example dated circa 1522-66 see J. Harrison-Hall, Ming Ceramics in the British Museum, British Museum Press 2001, p. 414, no.... [Lire la suite]
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25 septembre 2017

A turquoise-glazed double gourd vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 12. A turquoise-glazed double gourd vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722), 15⅞ in. (29.5 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 2,000 - 4,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The vase is covered in a rich turquoise glaze suffused with a dense network of crackles, stopping neatly at the mouth and foot rim. Provenance: Private English collection, acquired by the vendor's father prior to 1970, then by descent within the family. Christie's. The Art of China: Online Autumn Sale

22 mars 2017

A celadon-glazed double gourd vase, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 704. A celadon-glazed double gourd vase, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795). Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 25,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.   elegantly potted with a globular lower bulb supporting a slightly smaller upper bulb with a narrow mouth, covered overall in a lustrous pale sea-green glaze, save for an unglazed foot ring encircling the recessed base with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue, the mouth with metal mount. Height 12 1/4 ... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2017

Two famille-verte and blue and white double gourd vases, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 689. Two famille-verte and blue and white double gourd vases, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot sold 9,375 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.   each with a globular body supported by a short tapered foot, rising to a ribbed waist and lobed center below the cylindrical neck and flaring mouth, the body painted in bright enamels with figural scenes of ladies and children, the center and neck with alternating blue and white floral patterns (2). Heights 10 5/8... [Lire la suite]
10 novembre 2016

An underglaze-blue and yellow enamelled double gourd vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period

Lot 60. An underglaze-blue and yellow enamelled double gourd vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000 (USD 24,820 - USD 37,230). Price Realised GBP 25,000 (USD 31,025). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016.     The lower section of the vase is of square form rising to a bulbous upper section. It is decorated all around the body with bats and gourds amongst leafy stems, all between scrolling bands to the mouth and foot... [Lire la suite]
21 août 2016

A blue and white double gourd vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 866.  A blue and white double gourd vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The vase is decorated on the upper and lower bulbs with leafy floral scroll below a 'cracked ice' border. 7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm.) high. Provenance: William Rhinelander Stewart (1852-1929) Collection.The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1929. Christie's. Collected in America: Chinese Ceramics from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 15 September... [Lire la suite]