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]

21 avril 2018

A Dutch amethyst-tinted glass bottle, late 17th-early 18th century

Lot 201. A Dutch amethyst-tinted glass bottle, late 17th-early 18th century; 23cm., 9in. high. Estimate 7,000 — 1,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. of globe and shaft form, applied with eight vertical trails and a single ring collar on the tall neck, a small kick-up underneath the base, with metal-mount to rim and mounted-cork stopper. Property from the Joseph M. Morpurgo Collection. Note: A clear glass bottle of similar form is published by Pieter C. Ritsema van Eck, Glass in the... [Lire la suite]
21 avril 2018

Three Dutch or German green-tinted glass roemers, mid-17th century at Sotheby's London, 01 May 2018

Lot 202. A Dutch or German pale green-tinted glass roemer, second half 17th century; 13.5cm., 5 1/4 in. high. Estimate 600 — 800 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. the broad shallow bowl on a hollow stem applied with three rows of four raspberry prunts, below an engrailed band, over a spun foot, high kick-in base. Property from the Joseph M. Morpurgo Collection. Note: A roemer of similar small size is published by Pieter C. Ritsema van Eck, op. cit., Vol. I, p. 143, no. 201. Lot 203. A... [Lire la suite]
06 mai 2016

A famille-verte 'Romance of the Western Chamber' yenyen vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 184. A famille-verte 'Romance of the Western Chamber' yenyen vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP (19,157 - 25,542 EUR). Photo Sotheby's.   the baluster body rising from a spreading recessed foot to a tall trumpet neck with flaring rim, brightly and finely enamelled around the exterior with scenes from 'Romance of the Western Chamber', divided by a keyfret band at the base of the neck; 36.7 cm, 14 1/2  in. ... [Lire la suite]
06 mai 2016

A famille verte bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 176. A famille verte bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP (7,663 - 10,217 EUR). Photo Sotheby's.   the compressed globular body rising from a short spreading foot to a tall ribbed cylindrical neck with slightly everted rim, brightly enamelled around the exterior with figures in a fenced garden, the neck with four ribbon-tied precious objects, wood stand. Quantity: 2 - 25 cm, 9 3/4  in. Provenance: Joseph M. Morpurgo... [Lire la suite]
06 mai 2016

A small 'Jun' blue-glazed saucer dish, Song dynasty

Lot 166. A small 'Jun' blue-glazed saucer dish, Song dynasty. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP (3,831 - 6,386 EUR). Photo Sotheby's.  the shallow rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to a flaring rim, covered overall in a soft turquoise blue glaze thinning to a buff tone at the rim and falling short of the foot to reveal the buff body; 11.2 cm, 4 3/8  in. Provenance: Joseph M. Morpurgo collection. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 11 May 2016, 10:00 AM
21 avril 2016

A pair of blue and white meiping, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1619)

Lot 169. A pair of blue and white meiping, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1619). Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP (5,108 - 7,663 EUR). Photo Sotheby's each body with broad rounded shoulder rising from a spreading recessed base to a short narrow trumpet neck with everted rim, painted around the exterior with figures playing weiqi and a beautiful maiden receiving an equestrian figure and attendants, all above a band of horses galloping above foaming waves and rocks... [Lire la suite]
21 avril 2016

A wucai bottle vase, 17th century

Lot 170. A wucai bottle vase, 17th century. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP (6,386 - 8,940 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. the pear-shaped body rising from a short straight foot to a tall cylindrical neck, painted around the body with birds perched upon flowering branches issuing from rockwork reserved against an iron-red diaper ground, the neck with peach and magnolia sprays reserved against a similar diaper ground, all divided by iron-red chevron bands; 37.5 cm, 14 3/4  in. ... [Lire la suite]
21 avril 2016

A rare wucai square jar, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566)

Lot 171. A rare wucai square jar, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566). Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP (25,542 - 38,313 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. the square baluster body rising from a recessed base to a short neck with everted rim, brightly painted and enamelled around the exterior with the bajixiang and lotus strapwork, all between a lotus lappet band at the base and a ruyi collar, the neck with a classic scroll band, wood stand. Quantité: 2 - 12.5 cm, 4 7/8 ... [Lire la suite]