18 juin 2019

A set of famille verte and biscuit figures of the Eight Immortals, 19th century

Lot 82. A set of famille verte and biscuit figures of the Eight Immortals, 19th century. The largest 30cm high. Sold for £ 31,250 (€ 35,030). © Bonhams Depicting the eight Daoist Immortals, Li Tie Guai, Zhongli Quan, Lan Cai He, Zhang Guo Lao, He Xian Gu, Lü Dong Bin, Han Xiang Zi and Cao Guojiu, each holding their attribute, standing on rectangular pierced bases with diaper pattern, wearing robes with floral ornament. Provenance: Dr Leonard Gow and thence by descent. Exhibited: Glasgow Art Galleries and... [Lire la suite]

08 janvier 2018

Incense burner with decoration of the Eight Immortals venerating the god of longevity, Ming dynasty, Longqing period, dated 1571

Incense burner with decoration of the Eight Immortals venerating the god of longevity, Ming dynasty, Longqing period, dated 1571. Jingdezhen ware; porcelain with underglaze blue decoration. Overall: 15 cm (5 7/8 in.) Other (diameter of mouth): 20 cm (7 7/8 in.). Gift of Mr. and Mrs. F. Gordon Morrill, 1979.783 © 2018 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
16 juin 2017

A Longquan celadon baluster jar carved with the Eight Immortals, China, Yuan-early Ming dynasty

Lot 333. A Longquan celadon baluster jar carved with the Eight Immortals, China, Yuan-early Ming dynasty, diameter 27 cm. Later added is bronze. Estimate CHF 18,000 / 25,000 (€ 16 670/23 150). Sold for CHF 18 000 (hammer price). © Koller Zurich From the Longquan ovens. Under the typical celadon glaze cut decor of the Eight Immortals on rocky ground, between flowers and clouds. The lower third of the outer wall is occupied by a dense lotus leaf rim. Later gilded bronze... [Lire la suite]
08 janvier 2014

A pale greenish-white jade Eight Immortals bowl

A pale greenish-white jade Eight Immortals bowl. Photo courtesy Bonhams. Thinly sectioned with a flared rim to the wide, curving well raised on a neatly cut foot ring, the exterior walls carved in very shallow relief with ribboned symbols of the Eight Immortals; the translucent matrix displaying some cloudy white veins and numerous pin-point black inclusions. 5 1/8in (13cm) diameter. Sold for US$ 1,500 (€1,103) Bonhams. ASIAN DECORATIVE ARTS. San Francisco. 18 Dec 2013 - www.bonhams.com
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23 octobre 2012

A rare and very large blue and white Eight Immortals bowl, China, underglaze blue seal mark and period of Jiaqing

A rare and very large blue and white Eight Immortals bowl, China, underglaze blue seal mark and period of Jiaqing. Photo Nagel inside with a dragon medallion. Good condition. D. 44,8 cm. Estimate 40 000/60 000 € Nagel. "Asian Art". 2012/11/02 http://www.auction.de/
06 août 2012

Incense burner with decoration of the Eight Immortals venerating the god of longevity. Ming dynasty, Longqing period, dated 1571

Incense burner with decoration of the Eight Immortals venerating the god of longevity 明隆慶青花八仙拜壽圖香爐. Chinese, Ming dynasty, Longqing period, dated 1571. Jingdezhen ware; porcelain with underglaze blue decoration. Overall: 15 cm (5 7/8 in.) Other (diameter of mouth): 20 cm (7 7/8 in.). Gift of Mr. and Mrs. F. Gordon Morrill. 1979.783 © 2012 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Mark: 隆慶伍年仲冬月吉日彭慕泉盟供 Provenance: 1979, gift of Mr. and Mrs. F. Gordon Morrill to the Museum.

03 août 2012

Porcelain cup with design of eight immortals in underglaze blue and overglaze enamel. Chinese, Ming dynasty, Wanli period

Porcelain cup with design of eight immortals in underglaze blue and overglaze enamel. Chinese, Ming dynasty, Wanli period, 1572–1620. Porcelain. H. .079 D. .071. Bequest of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates. 28.149. © 2012 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Provenance: 1928, bequest of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates to the Museum.
17 avril 2012

A vine cup with the '8 Taoist Immortals'. Four-character hallmark. China, 18th cent. (Qing-dynasty 1644-1911)

A vine cup with the '8 Taoist Immortals'. Four-character hallmark. China, 18th cent. (Qing-dynasty 1644-1911). Photo Auktionshaus Stahl Porcelain with blue painting. At the wall a revolving depiction of the '8 Immortals' on clouds. Rim with metal-ring, min. rest. H. 4,5 cm. Lot 737 - Estimation : 100 € Auktionshaus Stahl. Samedi 21 avril 2012. Graumannsweg 54 - 22087 Hamburg. Tel. +49 40 34 34 71
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24 octobre 2011

A very large and rare blue and white porcelain eight immortal meiping, Zhengde six-character mark and possibly of the period

A very large and rare blue and white porcelain Eight Immortal meiping, Zhengde six-character mark and possibly of the period. China, 16th century. photo Nagel Auctions Property from an old European private collection Mouth rim with partly chipped otherwise, good condition. H. 47,5 cm. Estimate 30 000 / 50 000 € Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. November 3rd 2011. www.auction.de
17 mai 2011

Rhinoceros horn carvings at Sotheby's London, 11 May 2011

Lot 15. A carved rhinoceros horn 'Eight Immortals' libation cup, 17th century;  13.7cm, 5 3/8 in. Estimate 80,000—120,000 GBP. Lot Sold 109,250 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2011 of oval section with flaring sides, carved to the exterior in high-relief with Shoulao riding a crane flying above a recumbent deer, flanked on the sides by the Eight Daoist Immortals standing on linked ruyi cloud scrolls, the horn of chocolate tone. Note: A number of rhinoceros horn cups, carved with the popular 'Eight Daoist Immortals'... [Lire la suite]