25 juin 2015

Amir Mohtashemi Ltd. at Masterpiece London 2015

Chinese porcelain blue ewer made for the Islamic market, Jingdezhen, China, 18th century. Price on request. Courtesy Amir Mohtashemi Ltd. Kraak dish decorated with Persian ladies, Jingdezhen, China, 17th century. Price on request. Courtesy Amir Mohtashemi Ltd.  Chinese blue and white huqqa base, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Price on request. Courtesy Amir Mohtashemi Ltd.    Blue and white Iznik tile, Turkey, First half of the 16th century. Price on request.... [Lire la suite]

25 juin 2015

Jorge Welsh Oriental Porcelain & Works of Art at Masterpiece London 2015

Pair of Famille Rose figures, China, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Porcelain decorated in overglaze enamels of the famille rose palette. H: 26cm; W: 15cm. Price on request. Courtesy Jorge Welsh Oriental Porcelain & Works of Art Blue and white European subject five-piece garniture, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722), ca. 1700-1710. Porcelain decorated in underglaze cobalt blue. Jars with covers H. 59 cm Ø 36 cm. Beaker H. 51.5 cm Ø 23 cm. Price on request. Courtesy Jorge Welsh... [Lire la suite]
23 juin 2015

An inscribed gilt bronze seated figure of Shadakshari Lokeshvara, Kangxi period, dated to 1680

An inscribed gilt bronze seated figure of Shadakshari Lokeshvara, Kangxi period, dated to 1680. Sold for US$ 185,000 (€165,119). Photo: Bonhams. Cast with his two principal hands in namaskaramudra, the raised left hand holding the remains of a lotus stalk and the right hand a single drilled jewel as he sits dhyanasana on a double lotus plinth trimmed with pearl bands and fronted by the lower edges of his shoulder scarf, his slender body draped in princely jewelry, his head encircled by a five-peaked... [Lire la suite]
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20 juin 2015

A blue and white baluster vase, Kangxi period

A blue and white baluster vase, Kangxi period. Estimate US$ 20,000 - 25,000 (€18,000 - 22,000). Photo Bonhams. Molded with a flared rim to the tall trumpet neck, the body of inverted pear form spreading outward above a set-in foot ring, the towering landscape view on the upper half inhabited by a solitary scholar and his servant while a boatman passes behind the towering cliffs in the lower landscape, the lustrous glaze covering all surfaces except the foot and the recessed base bearing the date Kangxi 6th... [Lire la suite]
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20 juin 2015

A blue and white porcelain bowl, Ruosheng zhencang mark, Kangxi period

A blue and white porcelain bowl, Ruosheng zhencang mark, Kangxi period. Estimate US$ 2,500 - 4,000 (€2,200 - 3,500).Photo Bonhams. Formed with a wide curving well and raised on a tall foot, the interior centered with the drunken poet Li Bai seated next to his wine barrel and a diapered band below the rim, the reverse depicting a scholar on horseback and his servant with baggage riding away from a woman in her wheel chair surrounded by servants, the four-character mark inscribed in seal script within... [Lire la suite]
20 juin 2015

Two blue and white ovoid covered jars, Kangxi period

Two blue and white ovoid covered jars, Kangxi period. Estimate US$ 4,000 - 6,000 (€3,500 - 5,300). Photo Bonhams. The near pair decorated in gradated hues of deep cobalt blue, surmounted by domical lids displaying two boys holding a wrapped zither (qin) and a lotus leaf, atop shoulders displaying wide and ornate ruyi-lappet bands of vine and lotus motifs above detailed continuous figural tableaux of scholar/officials accompanied by beauties and attendants within elaborate interior and exterior settings, the recessed clear... [Lire la suite]
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20 juin 2015

A blue and white stem cup with anhua decoration, Kangxi period

A blue and white stem cup with anhua decoration, Kangxi period. Estimate US$ 10,000 - 15,000 (€8,900 - 13,000). Photo Bonhams. Thinly potted with a flared rim to the wide, curving well and raised on a tall conical foot, the fabric on the interior delicately molded with alternating lotus flowers and siddham roundels issuing from interlocked strap-work scrolls, the floor of the well painted in underglaze blue with a lotus and tendril roundel that repeats in a fluid pattern on the exterior walls, the lustrous glaze... [Lire la suite]
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20 juin 2015

A blue and white 'Eight Immortals' vase, Kangxi period

A blue and white 'Eight Immortals' vase, Kangxi period. Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€2,700 - 4,400). Photo Bonhams. Formed with a flared rim to the trumpet neck and body of inverted pear form spreading outward above the set-in foot, painted with a diamond diaper ground surrounding eight ogival reserves with depictions of the Eight Immortals, the recessed base painted with a double ring and all surfaces except the foot ring covered with glaze. 17 7/8in (45.5cm) high Note: For a vase of similar size and... [Lire la suite]
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06 juin 2015

Large Export blue and white dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Large Export blue and white dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate: $4,000—6,000. Photo courtesy Waddington Of a lotus flower in the centre circled by a ruyi-border and petal shaped panels with various flowers and flower branches, the reverse decorated with two peach branches, marked with the artemisia leaf, diameter 15.2" — 38.5 cm.Provenance: Duchange & Riché Brussels 1980’s by repute.Private Dutch Collection, Amsterdam.Note: A similar example in size and design can be found at The Frick Collection,... [Lire la suite]
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30 mai 2015

A Langyao baluster vase, Kangxi period

A Langyao baluster vase, Kangxi period. Estimate HK$ 200,000 - 300,000 (€24,000 - 35,000). Photo Bonhams. With a high shouldered body tapering towards a spreading foot, covered all over with a deep luxuriant red glaze thinning to pale red and beige around the shoulders, cylindrical neck, and slightly flaring mouthrim, the base covered with a crackled translucent glaze. 41.6cm (16 3/8in) high Notes: Copper-red glaze is frequently regarded as one of the most challenging to fire successfully. Applying the... [Lire la suite]
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