04 décembre 2016

Pair of powder blue glazed baluster vases, Qing dynasty, 19th century and a flower basket dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 2008. Pair of powder blue glazed baluster vases, Qing dynasty, 19th century and a flower basket dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate: 1,500 - 2,000 EUR (1,596 - 2,128 USD). Photo Van Ham. Porcelain covered with powder blue glaze, painted with gold. On the body twelve lotus blossoms between tendrils. On the broad shoulder and the straight neck borders with lucky symbols. Border with stylized lotus leaves. Height 34.3cm, width about 24.5cm. Double ring, but later. Condition B/C. Hairline crack at the neck of... [Lire la suite]

13 novembre 2016

A large Famille-Verte punch bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

Lot 220. A large Famille-Verte punch bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. Estimate 2,500 — 3,500 GBP. Lot sold 5,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. painted to the exterior with shaped floral panels reserved on a fish-roe ground, below a diaper band with shaped cartouches of precious objects, the interior with flowers issuing from rocks, the rim with a diaper band with shaped panels of mythical beasts and antiques; 34.8 cm, 13 5/8  in. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 09 Nov 2016
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05 novembre 2016

A rare and finely cast gilt-bronze figure of Shadakshari Avalokiteshvara, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 136. A rare and finely cast gilt-bronze figure of Shadakshari Avalokiteshvara, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate GBP 80,000 - GBP 120,000 (USD 99,680 - USD 149,520). Photo Sotheby's. the figure seated in dhyanasana on a double lotus base, the principle hands in namaskaramudra, the secondary hands holding a flower and a bhodi bead, wearing a patterned shawl, flowing dhoti and a billowing scarf around his shoulders and arms falling to the... [Lire la suite]
01 novembre 2016

A large blue and white hu vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

  Lot 619. A large blue and white hu vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000 (USD 3,654 - USD 6,090). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. The vase is decorated with various scenes enclosed within panels including a buffalo in a garden setting by a pavilion, fishermen in a river landscape, scholars objects and lingzhifungus, rocks and bamboo. 15 ¼ in. (38.5 cm.) high.  Provenance: Collection of Lafcadio Hearn (1850-1904), and then by descent. Note: Lafcadio Hearn... [Lire la suite]
01 novembre 2016

A large blue and white dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 617. A large blue and white dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate GBP 2,500 - GBP 4,000 (USD 3,045 - USD 4,872). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. The dish is decorated to the interior with a scene of figures in a pavilion playing weiqi, with scrolling clouds above and pine, foliage and rocks to the surrounding. The exterior is decorated with two mountainous landscapes encircling the foot. The base is painted with an apocryphal Chenghua mark. 14 1/8 in. (36 cm.) diam.  ... [Lire la suite]
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01 novembre 2016

A blue and white 'immortals' bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 406. A blue and white 'immortals' bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 3,000 (USD 1,827 - USD 3,654). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. The bowl is decorated to the exterior with the Eight Immortals at leisure beneath trees, observed by Shoulao from above. The interior is decorated with a central roundel enclosing a figure beside pine in a mountainous landscape. There is a mark to the base reading yingde xuan bo gu zhi.  8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm.). Note: The mark to the base... [Lire la suite]
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01 novembre 2016

A blue and white Islamic market censer, Kangxi period (1662-1722) or later

Lot 341. A blue and white Islamic market censer, Kangxi period (1662-1722) or later. Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000 (USD 1,218 - USD 1,462). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. The censer is supported on three feet and decorated with three roundels enclosing the blessing in Sini calligraphy that may be translated "Praise to God". 4 3/8 in. (11 cm.) diam. Christie's. Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part I, 9 November 2016, London, South Kensington
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01 novembre 2016

A blue and white 'Xi xiangji' bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 340. A blue and white 'Xi xiangji' bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000 (USD 4,872 - USD 7,308). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. The bowl is decorated with two narrative scenes from the Romance of the Western Chamber, separated by two panels of calligraphy complimenting the imagery. The base with an apocryphal Chenghua mark. 8 in. (20 cm.) diam. Christie's. Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part I, 9 November 2016, London, South Kensington  
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01 novembre 2016

A pair of blue and white 'boys' bowls, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 339. A pair of blue and white 'boys' bowls, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000 (USD 3,654 - USD 6,090). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. Each bowl is decorated to the exterior with five boys holding leafy stems, separated by lotus blooms, all on a scrolling foliate ground. The interiors are painted with a central roundel enclosing a body seated on a lotus flower. 7 in. (17.8 cm.) diam. Note: A similar bowl from the collection of the Norton Museum of Art, Florida, USA, was... [Lire la suite]
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01 novembre 2016

A blue and white jar and cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 338. A blue and white jar and cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000 (USD 2,436 - USD 3,654). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. The jar and cover are similarly decorated with alternating panels of flower sprays and antiques beside beribboned emblems. The cover is applied with a lion-form finial. 9 ¾ in. (24.7 cm.) diam. Christie's. Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part I, 9 November 2016, London, South Kensington
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