27 octobre 2017

The Collection of Professor Stephen Charles Wallace, FInstP, and Dr. Geraldine Kenney-Wallace, RSC, FInstP at Christie's London

Lot 81. A fine green-enamelled 'Dragon' dish, Zhengde six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1506-1521). 9 in. (22.8 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 50,000 - GBP 70,000  © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 This dish is finely potted with shallow, rounded sides supported on a slightly tapering foot. The interior is decorated with a five-clawed dragon striding amongst fire scrolls and clouds highlighted in green enamel, its scaly head, body and limbs incised, all encircled within a... [Lire la suite]

25 octobre 2017

A celadon glazed brushpot, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)

Lot135. A celadon glazed brushpot, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722). Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Lot sold 4,800 USD. Photo: Sothebys. the tall cylindrical vessel lightly incised on the exterior with three large lotus flower heads borne on a dense continuous foliate scroll, all beneath a pale green glaze, the interior glazed white; 6 1/8 in., 15.5 cm. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New York, 31 mars 2005
24 octobre 2017

A 'Famille-verte' baluster jar and cover, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)

Lot 118. A 'Famille-verte' baluster jar and cover, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722). Estimate 8,000 — 10,000 USD. Lot sold 12,000 USD. Photo: Sothebys. of classic baluster form, the exterior intricately painted in brilliant enamels with a scene set within a garden pavillion of a celebratory gathering of various officials and court ladies in honor of a seated couple, the man in a long mustard-yellow robe with stylized 'shou' characters and an iron-red dragon at his chest, all below a band... [Lire la suite]
24 octobre 2017

A Blue and white beaker Vase, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 112. A Blue and white beaker Vase, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD. Lot sold 7,200 USD. Photo: Sothebys. the flared neck and foot each painted with two panels enclosing scenes of scholars and their attendants strolling through various landscapes, the slightly bulging middle section painted with detached floral sprigs; 18 1/4 in., 46.4 cm.  Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New York, 31 mars 2005
24 octobre 2017

A Blue and white beaker Vase, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 111. A Blue and white beaker Vase, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot sold 7,800 USD. Photo: Sothebys. painted in bright cobalt washes of blue with scenes of Daoist Immortals enclosed within panels on the neck and the foot, the central section painted with two panels of flowering prunus; 18 1/2 in., 47 cm.  Provenance: Sotheby's New York, 17th April 1985, lot 175. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New York, 31 mars 2005
21 octobre 2017

A large blue and white baluster vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 117. A large blue and white baluster vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722), 50 cm, 19 3/4  in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 21,250 GBP. © Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a spreading foot to a waisted neck and flaring rim, painted in deep cobalt-blue tones depicting a figure standing in a sampan in a mountainous river landscape with retreats and a pagoda, below two branches of bamboo at the neck, the base with an artemesia leaf mark in... [Lire la suite]

21 octobre 2017

A blue and white yenyen vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 116. A blue and white yenyen vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722), 47 cm, 18 1/2  in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP. © Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a spreading foot to a cylindrical neck and flaring rim, the body painted in bright cobalt-blue tones with two deer standing on a promontory beneath pine trees and two cranes in a mountainous river landscape, similarly painted to the neck. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 08 nov. 2017, 11:00 AM 
21 octobre 2017

An blue and white 'Musicians' dish, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 113. An blue and white 'Musicians' dish, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722), 34 cm, 13 3/8  in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Sold: 13 750 GBP. © Sotheby's. the shallow rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot to a broad everted rim, the interior painted in rich cobalt blue after an engraving by Nicolas Bonnart, depicting three European figures playing instruments, encircled by landscape-filled lotus-lappet panels in the well and rim, the exterior with... [Lire la suite]
21 octobre 2017

A blue and white brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 21. A blue and white brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722), 17 cm, 6 11/16  in. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 GBP. Lot Sold 106,250 GBP. © Sotheby's. of cylindrical form with the deep straight sides rising from a slightly sunken base, the exterior finely painted with a kneeling scholar holding a zouzhe with both hands before a shrine adorned with two sinuous dragons on individual pillars, amongst an audience of civil and military officials along... [Lire la suite]
16 octobre 2017

Jorge Welsh will present new exhibition 'Turn of the Sea: Art from the Eastern Trade Routes' at 20 years Asian Art in London

José Maria Gonsalves (atrib.), Two Views of Goa, India, Goa, 1830s. Oil on canvas. H. 64 cm W. 50 cm © Jorge Welsh LONDON - The exhibition Turn of the Sea: Art from the Eastern Trade Routes focuses on the period between the 16th and the 19th century and displays works of art that were not only the result, but also contributed to the creation of global connections. Included in the exhibition are works of art from Benin, Kongo, India, Sri Lanka, China and Japan, that illustrate and highlight... [Lire la suite]