02 mai 2016

A blue and white 'Adam and Eve' saucer dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 260. A blue and white 'Adam and Eve' saucer dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate £1,800 - 2,200 (€2,300 - 2,800). Photo: Bonhams. The central roundel delicately painted with two figures in a garden surrounded with animals and clouds, the flaring rim with a floral scroll, the underside with further sprigs and an apocryphal Chenghua six-character mark within a double-circle. 16cm (6 1/4in) diam. Note: For a similar example of this rare dish, see D.F. Lunsingh Scheurleer, Chinese Export... [Lire la suite]

02 mai 2016

A pair of blue and white 'Scheveningen' dishes, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 259. A pair of blue and white 'Scheveningen' dishes, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate £1,000 - 1,500 (€1,300 - 1,900). Photo: Bonhams. Each dish with a pastoral scene from a European original, the flat rims with a pie-crust moulding, painted with a wave-pattern, the underside with floral sprigs. 20cm (7 7/8in) diam. (2). Note: According to D.S. Howard's Choice of The Private Trader, p. 44, this design is thought to date from circa 1700-1720 and to have been copied from a drawing by... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2016

A blue and white silver-mounted milk jug and cover, Kangxi period, the mounts possibly Dutch

Lot 257. A blue and white silver-mounted milk jug and cover, Kangxi period, the mounts possibly Dutch. Estimate £1,200 - 1,500 (€1,500 - 1,900). Photo: Bonhams. The pear-shaped vessel painted with floral sprigs, with foliate moulded panels enclosing 'Long Elizas', flanked with a loop handle with a white metal mount attaching the flat lid with a hinge, the mount with an integral spout. 17cm (6 3/4in) high  See an identical jug illustrated in C.J.A. Jorg, Chinese Ceramics in the Rijksmuseum,... [Lire la suite]
02 mai 2016

A rare and massive blue and white 'soldier' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 255. A rare and massive blue and white 'soldier' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate £20,000 - 30,000 (€26,000 - 38,000). Photo: Bonhams. Of tall baluster form rising to a high shoulder, waisted neck and everted rim, well painted in shades of lighter and darker blue with four panels divided by narrow borders enclosing white morning glory scrolls, the panels painted with two scenes of ladies and boys at play in a fenced garden by a pavilion with well detailed interior, alternating with two scenes of boys... [Lire la suite]
02 mai 2016

A blue and white hookah base Chenghua six-character mark, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 253. A blue and white hookah base, Chenghua six-character mark, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate £2,000 - 3,000 (€2,600 - 3,800). Photo: Bonhams. Painted in underglaze blue with trailing floral sprays interspersed with later, European-enamelled, green and black florettes, the mouth reduced. 22.7cm (9in) high. Note: The characteristic form of hookah bases had only appeared in India in the 17th century. There are similar shaped examples in glass, often with gilt décor but more commonly are those made... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2016

A rare blue and white bottle vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 247. A rare blue and white bottle vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate £3,000 - 5,000 (€3,800 - 6,400). Photo: Bonhams. The compressed globular body finely painted with two landscape scenes with scholar sages traversing mountains, all within rectangular panels, below a tall and wide neck decorated with multiple bands of cross-hatching, ruyi-head, keyfret, T-fret and whorls. 43cm (17in) high Bonhams. AUCTION 23541: ASIAN ART, 10:30 BST - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
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02 mai 2016

A blue and white 'Buddhist Lion' baluster vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 246. A blue and white 'Buddhist Lion' baluster vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate £3,000 - 5,000 (€3,800 - 6,400). Photo: Bonhams. The elegantly potted vessel painted with three ferocious Buddhist lions playing with brocade balls amongst clouds, the waisted neck with six Shou characters. 45cm (17 3/4in) high Bonhams. AUCTION 23541: ASIAN ART, 10:30 BST - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
02 mai 2016

A rare miniature wucai 'Romance of the Western Chamber' wine pot, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 65. A rare miniature wucai 'Romance of the Western Chamber' wine pot, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate £1,800 - 2,200 (€2,300 - 2,800). Photo: Bonhams. he bee-hive form pot with a upright loop handle and S-shaped spout, the exterior enamelled with the departure scene from Xixiangji with Cui Yingying and Zhang Sheng leaving each other, the circular lid with a small knop, the base with a yu, or 'jade' character. 10.5cm (4 1/8in) high (2). Bonhams. AUCTION 23541: ASIAN ART, 10:30 BST... [Lire la suite]
02 mai 2016

A doucai 'prunus' bottle vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 64. A doucai 'prunus' bottle vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate £1,500 - 2,000 (€1,900 - 2,600). Photo: Bonhams. The elegantly potted vessel rising from a high tapering footrim to an oviform body and tall straight neck, finely enamelled with a blossoming prunus tree issuing from the base of rockwork, with flying insects to the reverse. 24cm (9 1/2in) high Bonhams. AUCTION 23541: ASIAN ART, 10:30 BST - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
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01 mai 2016

A finely enamelled famille verte baluster vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 62. A finely enamelled famille verte baluster vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate £700 - 1,000 (€900 - 1,300). Photo Bonhams. With flaring neck, brightly enamelled with water fowl amongst densely flowering, leafy lotus stems, the reverse inscribed with a poem, the shoulder with four blossom sprays on a leafy, whorl pattern ground. 18.5cm (7.1/4in) high.  Provenance: Hancock, 37, Bury Street, St. James's, S.W.1 (label). Bonhams. AUCTION 23541: ASIAN ART, 10:30 BST... [Lire la suite]
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