28 décembre 2021

A Fahua 'peacock' jar and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 2935. A Fahua 'peacock' jar and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 16 1⁄2 in. (42 cm.) overall height. Price realised HKD 150,000 (Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 250,000). © Christie's 2021 The jar is crisply decorated with moulded and thread appliqués in slip to depict two peacocks in a garden separated by ornamental rocks and peony sprays, below a cloud collar around the shoulder and above petal lappets around the foot, both enclosing lotus blooms. The neck is further decorated... [Lire la suite]

28 décembre 2021

A rare Fahua figure of Shakyamuni, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 2934. A rare Fahua figure of Shakyamuni, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 24 1⁄2 in. (62 cm.) high. Price realised HKD 150,000 (Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 250,000). © Christie's 2021 The figure is finely modelled wearing loose robes tied at the waist, seated in dhysanasana on a lotus throne supported on high hexagonal pedestal of waisted stepped form. The rounded face is featured with downcast eyes, and the mouth gently indented at the corners to provide a smiling expression. The face is... [Lire la suite]
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06 mars 2021

Vase piriforme à décor de fleurs, Chine, Jiangxi, Jingdezhen, Dynastie Ming, ca 16° siècle

Lot 40: Vase piriforme à décor de fleurs, Chine, Jiangxi, Jingdezhen, Dynastie Ming, ca 16° siècle. Grès émaillé vert, turquoise, jaune et aubergine de type Fahua. H. 30 cm. Est: €3,000 - €5,000. Sold: 5 200 €. Courtesy Cornette de Saint Cyr. Col fracturé recollé. Provenance : Compagnie de la Chine et des Indes (Paris) (Inv.16666 Acquis en 1955) Cornette de Saint-Cyr, Collections de la Compagnie de la Chine et des Indes (1ère vente). Lundi 22 Mars 2021 14:00. Expert : Cabinet... [Lire la suite]
06 mars 2021

Jarre balustre couverte, Chine, Jiangxi, Jingdezhen, Dynastie Ming, ca 16° siècle

Lot 39: Jarre balustre couverte, Chine, Jiangxi, Jingdezhen, Dynastie Ming, ca 16° siècle. Grès porcelaineux émaillé turquoise, jaune et aubergine de type Fahua. H. 45 cm. Est: €6,000 - €8,000. Sold: 1 6 000 €. Courtesy Cornette de Saint Cyr. La panse est orne de paysages animés incluant architecture et cavaliers entre une bande de pétales de lotus et une suite de motifs en forme de lingzhi incluant des symboles auspicieux bouddhiques. Anciens accidents et restaurations visibles, essentiellement à la prise du couvercle.... [Lire la suite]
05 février 2021

A Fahua lotos and duck jar, Ming dynasty, ca. 1500

Lot 526. A Fahua lotos and duck jar, Ming dynasty, ca. 1500; D. 16,7 cm. Estimate: € 900 - €1,200. Result: € 1,000. Courtesy Nagel.  Provenance: Old Berlin private collection, bought May 1983 from Gallery Ruth Schmidt in Berlin (DM 2200.-). Fine Asian Art, Stuttgart - Part I by Nagel Auction, December 8, 2020
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04 novembre 2020

The Robert Stanley Hope Smith Collection sold at Bonhams London, 2 Nov 2020

Robert S. H Smith and Joan Smith. Robert Stanley Hope Smith, known to friends and family as Stanley, was born on 13th December 1910 in Horton, Bradford. During the 2nd world war he served with his local Home Guard Regiment. He was a solicitor and partner at Browning Oliver and Smith in Bradford and was known to have worked closely with the refugee polish community who settled there in the late 1940s and early 50s, helping them establish a future within the city that still prospered with a textile industry. He married Joan Shelton,... [Lire la suite]

17 décembre 2019

A Fahua 'lotus' vase, meiping, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 115. A Fahua 'lotus' vase, meiping, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 103⁄4 in. (28 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price Realised: USD 11,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The high-shouldered vase is decorated in relief with two stems of blossoming lotus in a pond below a border of ruyi chime on the shoulder. The relief decoration is highlighted in turquoise, green and cream glazes against a mottled dark blue ground. Provenance: Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, no. 501, by... [Lire la suite]
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12 décembre 2019

A Fahua ‘Immortal' vase, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 45. A Fahua ‘Immortal' vase, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Hauteur: 27 cm. (10 5/8 in.). Estimate 6,000 - EUR 8,000. Price realised EUR 4,375. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 La panse est globulaire décorée d'Immortels, le pied est ceint d'une frise de pétales stylisés et le col de lambrequins, le couvercle ajouré en bois sculpté orné d'une prise en pierre dure ; petite restauration, couvercle et socle en bois.  Provenance: French private collection. Christie's. Art... [Lire la suite]
05 décembre 2019

An important and very rare Fahua double-gourd vase, Ming dynasty, late 15th-early 16th century

Lot 1864. An important and very rare Fahua double-gourd vase, Ming dynasty, late 15th-early 16th century; 5 7/16in. (13.6 cm.) high. Estimate: HKD 350,000 - HKD 450,000. Price realised HKD 487,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. The sturdily potted vase finely decorated to the lower bulb in an appliqué technique with 'The Eight Immortals of the Wine Cup', in pairs or on their own, holding wine cups or leaning on wine jars in a garden setting under pine trees and amidst flowers, between... [Lire la suite]
30 septembre 2019

A small purple-glazed bottle vase and a Fahua ‘dragon’ bottle vase, 16th-18th century

Lot 34. A small purple-glazed bottle vase and a Fahua ‘dragon’ bottle vase, 16th-18th century. Larger: 9 in. (23.1 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 30,000 - HKD 50,000 (USD 3,846 - USD 6,411). Price realised HKD 30,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 Property from the the Quek Kiok Lee Collection.  Provenance: Bottle vase: The Helen D. Ling Collection‘Dragon’ vase: Acquired in Indonesia. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including the Quek Kiok Lee Collection, Hong... [Lire la suite]