15 février 2020

A pair of famille verte 'Eight Buddhist emblems' bowls, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 45. A pair of famille verte 'Eight Buddhist emblems' bowls, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 81⁄8 in. (20.6 cm.) wide. Estimate GBP  1,500 - GBP 2,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 Each large lobed bowl is decorated to the exterior with the Eight Buddhist Emblems, Bajixiang, alternating with lotus stems and stylized Shou characters, all below a band of ruyi-heads to the mouth rim. The interior rim is decorated with a band of shaped cartouches with further emblems reserved... [Lire la suite]

15 février 2020

Three famille verte 'figural' chargers, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 40. Three famille verte 'figural' chargers, Kangxi period (1662-1722); The larger, 153⁄8 in. (39 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP  1,500 - GBP 2,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The largest charger is decorated to the centre with a scene and a poetic verse taken from 'The Romance of the Western Chamber', Xixiangji, below a band with six shou-character cartouches reserved on a geometric ground to the mouth rim. The other two chargers are similarly decorated with narrative scenes. ... [Lire la suite]
15 février 2020

Two blue and white wine pots and covers, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 39. Two blue and white wine pots and covers, Kangxi period (1662-1722); The larger, 61⁄2 in. (16.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 700 - GBP 1,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 Each wine pot is decorated to the rectangular lobed body with flower panels and the handle is decorated with scattered clouds, above the shoulder decorated with flower cartouches reserved on a geometric ground. Provenance: Acquired by the current vendor's father in Europe in the early 20th Century. Christie's. The... [Lire la suite]
15 février 2020

A famille verte ‘floral' charger, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 36. A famille verte ‘floral' charger, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 15 in. (38 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The saucer-shaped dish is decorated to the centre with a large flower basket with peonies, prunus branches and chrysanthemum, encircled by a band of six butterfly-cartouches reserved on geometric patterns. The exterior rim is decorated with six large lotus sprays. Provenance: Acquired by the current vendor's father in Europe in the early 20th... [Lire la suite]
15 février 2020

A pair of blue and white cylindrical boxes and covers, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 33. A pair of blue and white cylindrical boxes and covers, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 71⁄2 in. (19 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 Each box and cover is decorated to the exterior with large flower heads amongst leafy tendrils. Provenance: Acquired by the current vendor's father in Europe in the early 20th Century. Christie's. The Art of China: Spring Edition, 20 February 2020
15 février 2020

A pair of blue and white and famille verte chargers, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 32. A pair of blue and white and famille verte chargers, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 153⁄8 in. (39 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 2,500 - GBP 3,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 Each saucer-shaped dish is decorated to the centre with precious antiques in underglaze blue within a double-circle. The rim is encircled with a band of lotus tendrils and four cartouches depicting bamboo and prunus..  Provenance: Acquired by the current vendor's father in Europe in the early 20th Century. ... [Lire la suite]

15 février 2020

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

Lot 31. A pair of blue and white 'floral' bowls, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 61⁄4 in. (16 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 Each bowl is decorated to the exterior and the flaring rim with chrysanthemum blossoms amongst leafy tendrils. The interior is similarly decorated with a central roundel of scrolling tendrils..  Provenance: Acquired by the current vendor's father in the early 20th century in Europe, and thence by descent within the family. ... [Lire la suite]
15 février 2020

A group of three iron-red and gilt-decorated vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 27. A group of three iron-red and gilt-decorated vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722); The larger, 107⁄8 in. (30.3 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 4,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The group comprises a pair of triple-gourd vases decorated with flower heads within ruyi-head shaped cartouches above flower sprays and a similarly decorated rouleau vase.  Provenance: Acquired by the current vendor's father in the early 20th century in Europe, and thence by descent within the family. ... [Lire la suite]
15 février 2020

A large powder-blue and gilt-decorated charger, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 38. A large powder-blue and gilt-decorated charger, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 161⁄4 in. (41.3 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The saucer-shaped dish is decorated in gilt with a central basket of peony, chrysanthemum and lotus, encircled by a diaper band reserved with four be-ribboned lozenge cartouches. The exterior rim is decorated with three large flower sprays.  Provenance: Acquired by the current vendor's father in Europe in the early 20th... [Lire la suite]
15 février 2020

Two large powder-blue-ground famille verte bowls, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 30. Two powder-blue-ground famille verte bowls, Kangxi period (1662-1722); The larger, 77⁄8 in. (20 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 2,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The first bowl is decorated to the exterior with shaped cartouches depicting flowers and precious antiques. The interior is decorated with a central flower basket, all framed by a powder-blue ground with gilt decoration. The second bowl is decorated to the exterior with flowers in gilt on a powder-blue... [Lire la suite]