27 août 2019

A pair of turquoise-glazed quatrefoil jardinières, 17th-18th century

Lot 766. A pair of turquoise-glazed quatrefoil jardinières, 17th-18th century; 10 7/8 in. (27.7 cm.) diam. (each). Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 Each vessel is covered overall with a bright turquoise glaze pooling to darker tones in the recesses, hongmu stands. Provenance: Grace Brown Palmer (1982-1966) Collection, Chicago.The Art Institute of Chicago, accessioned in 1967. Christie's. Chinese Art from The Art Institute of Chicago, New York, 12... [Lire la suite]

15 août 2019

A large Fahua jar, guan, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 712. A large Fahua jar, guan, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 12 ½ in. (31.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 11,875. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.  The jar is decorated on one side with two immortals greeting Shoulao, who is shown seated under a pine tree flanked by a deer and an incense stand supporting a censer. The reverse is decorated with a scene of four scholars at various pursuits amidst large pine trees, clouds and lingzhi. The shoulder is decorated... [Lire la suite]