19 septembre 2021

A large blue and white 'double-gourd' vase, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period (1522-1566)

Lot 84. A large blue and white 'double-gourd' vase, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period (1522-1566). Height 25 in., 63.5 cm. Estimate: 50,000 - 70,000 USD. Lot sold: 44,100 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the lower bulb of square section, each side boldly painted in inky cobalt blue with a fabulous beast including a qilin, an elephant, a lion, and a horse, sweeping into a constricted waist and surmounted by a round upper bulb, painted with crane and shou medallions on a cloud scroll... [Lire la suite]

26 juillet 2021

A blue and white dish, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period (1522-1566)

Lot 322. A blue and white dish, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period (1522-1566). Diamètre: 34,5 cm. (131⁄2 in.). Estimate EUR 1,500 - EUR 2,000. Price Realised EUR 3,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 Property from Galerie Duchange, Paris. Exhibited: 'Un firmament de Porcelaines, de la Chine à l’Europe', Musée national des arts asiatiques Guimet, Paris,13 Mars-10 Juin 2019. Note: See a similar piece in J.A. Pope Chinese Porcelains from the Ardebim Shrine”, pl. 93. Christie's. Art of... [Lire la suite]
26 juin 2021

Covered jar decorated with goldfish and aquatic plants, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period, 1522 - 1566

Covered jar decorated with goldfish and aquatic plants. Excavated in the eastern suburbs of Beijing in 1955, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period, 1522 - 1566. Porcelain with five-color enamels, wucai, height 46 cm, National Museum of Chinese History, Beijing. © The Israel Museum. Detail: close up. Covered jar decorated with goldfish and aquatic plants. Excavated in the eastern suburbs of Beijing in 1955, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period, 1522 - 1566. Porcelain with five-color enamels, wucai, height 46 cm, National Museum of Chinese... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2021

A Blue And White ‘Phoenix’ Bowl, Jiajing Period, 1522-1566

Lot 3016. A Blue And White ‘Phoenix’ Bowl, Jiajing Period (1522-1566). D 13.5cm. Estimate HKD 220,000 - 300,000 (USD 28,205 - 38,462). Sold Price: HKD 264,000 (USD 33,846). Copyright 2021 © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Poly Auctions. Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 21 April 2021
23 avril 2021

A Large Blue And White ‘Dragon’ Jardiniere, Jiajing Period, 1522-1566

Lot 3104. A Large Blue And White ‘Dragon’ Jardiniere, Jiajing Period, 1522-1566. H 17.2cm. Estimate HKD 2,000,000 - 2,500,000 (USD 256,410 - 320,513). Sold Price: HKD 3,120,000 (USD 400,000). Copyright 2021 © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Provenance : 1. Christie's New York, 6 November 19802. Christie's New York, 16 October 2001, lot 3753. Ten-views Lingbi Rork Retreat Collection, purchased from Eskenazi, no.EK88. Exhibited: Exalted Beings: Imperial Porcelains with Dragon Decoration from the Yuan,... [Lire la suite]
07 octobre 2020

A pair of blue and white temple vases, Jiajing period (1522-1566)

Lot 1571. A pair of blue and white temple vases, Jiajing period (1522-1566); 19 ½ in. (49.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 43,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Each central section is decorated with four-clawed dragons chasing flaming pearls amidst clouds and flames, above a tall, waisted foot decorated with horses galloping on crashing waves, all below the slender neck decorated with cranes and upright lappets. Provenance: The Property of the Estate... [Lire la suite]

07 octobre 2020

A rare blue and white 'Magic fountain' ewer, Jiajing period (1522-1566)

Lot 1559. A rare blue and white 'Magic fountain' ewer, Jiajing period (1522-1566); 15 3/8 in. (39.1 cm.) high. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 125,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Each side of the ewer is decorated in bright shades of underglaze cobalt blue with a fountain with a pair of central animal heads and upper interlocking bird heads, both spouting water into a circular basin, which is supported on the back of a qilin, all between decorative borders... [Lire la suite]
30 septembre 2020

An extremely rare and important porcelain cup with golden silver mounting, the Chinese cup, Jiajing period (1522-1566)

Lot 172. An extremely rare and important porcelain cup with golden silver mounting, the Chinese cup, Jiajing period (1522-1566), the mounting probably English around 1580-1585; 13.3 x 9.3 cm. Estimate: 200,000.00-300,000.00 EUR. Courtesy Bertolami Fine Art. Decorated on the outside with four large circular medallions in red on the white of the glazed body, the porcelain cup is supported by a slender stem that rises from a rounded circular foot and is secured by four vertical bands worked 'in the... [Lire la suite]
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16 juin 2020

A blue-glazed 'dragon' bowl, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period and a blue and white figure of an official, Ming dynasty, Wanli period

Lot 574. A blue-glazed 'dragon' bowl, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period (1522-1566) and a blue and white figure of an official, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1620); 21 and 18 cm, 8 1/4  and 7 1/8  in. Estimate 10,000 — 20,000 HKD. Lot sold 125,000 HKD (14,244  EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the bowl decorated on the interior with two dragons wreathed in lotuses.  Note: A closely related blue-glazed 'dragon' bowl from the Qing court collections, and... [Lire la suite]
16 juin 2020

A blue and white jar, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period (1522-1566)

Lot 574. A blue and white jar, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period (1522-1566); 32.8 cm, 13 7/8  in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD. Lot sold 187,500 HKD (21,366 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. of baluster form, painted on the exterior with scholars engaging in various leisure activites, all between horses and cranes among stylised ruyi clouds bands at the base and shoulder and a ruyi and auspicious knot band at the neck.  Provenance: An English... [Lire la suite]