25 avril 2017

A pair of powder-blue-ground blue and white rouleau vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 203. A pair of powder-blue-ground blue and white rouleau vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 54.5cm (21 1/2in) high. (2). Estimate £18,000 - 25,000 (€21,000 - 29,000). Photo: Bonhams. Painted with variously shaped panels enclosing insect and birds amid rocks and flowers, children and ladies, various antiques and scholarly items, all reserved on powder-blue-grounds. Note: A related pair of blue and white rouleau vases, decorated with panels reserved on a blue ground is illustrated by... [Lire la suite]

25 avril 2017

A pair of blue and white 'hawthorn' baluster jars and covers, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 202. A pair of blue and white 'hawthorn' baluster jars and covers, Kangxi period (1662-1722); (17 2/8in) high. (4). Estimate £5,000 - 6,000 (€5,900 - 7,100). Photo: Bonhams. Painted all over with flowering sprays of prunus reserved on a blue 'cracked-ice' ground, between a dentil border around the foot and ruyi-head band encircling the neck, the domed cover with lotus-bud finial similarly painted. Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART, 11 May 2017, 11:00 BST, LONDON, NEW BOND STREET
25 avril 2017

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

Lot 201. A blue and white baluster vase, Chenghua six-character mark, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 48.2cm (19in) high. Estimate £12,000 - 15,000 (€14,000 - 18,000). Photo: Bonhams. The body raising on an elegantly-tapering foot, painted in vivid shades of cobalt blue with an audience scene, depicting a scholar holding a hu tablet arriving at a pavilion, received by a dignitary unfolding and announcing the Imperial edict, accompanied by martial generals and anticipated by further scholar-officials in the... [Lire la suite]
25 avril 2017

A blue and white carved 'phoenix-tail' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 200. A blue and white carved 'phoenix-tail' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 45.2cm (17 3/4in) high (2). Estimate £4,000 - 6,000 (€4,700 - 7,100). Photo: Bonhams. Of baluster form raised on a gently spreading foot, painted with two foliate panels each enclosing a garden scene depicting a boy attendant presenting gifts to a dignitary and ladies in leisure with two boys, rising to an elegantly-flaring trumpet neck with two similar rectangular panels, all reserved on a subtle white-glazed ground carved with... [Lire la suite]
25 avril 2017

A large pair of blue and white baluster vases and covers, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 197. A large pair of blue and white baluster vases and covers, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Each 56cm (22in) high. (4). Estimate £10,000 - 15,000 (€12,000 - 18,000). Photo: Bonhams. Each finely moulded and painted around the exterior with three rows of spiralling petal-shaped lappets containing dense scrolling floral designs of chrysanthemum, peony and lotus sprays, the cover similarly painted with lappets encircled by a leiwen diaper ground and surmounted by a tear-shaped finial.  ... [Lire la suite]
25 avril 2017

A blue and white ewer for the Islamic market, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 196. A blue and white ewer for the Islamic market, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 27cm (10 5/8in) high. Estimate £5,000 - 7,000 (€5,900 - 8,200). Photo: Bonhams. The body painted with two cartouches depicting a riverscape dotted with pine trees and laminated rocks, reserved on a white ground scattered with flower heads and foliage, continuing onto the 'L'-shaped handle connecting a cup-shaped mouth above a tapering neck, the spreading foot with a beaded band below inverted lotus petals.   Note: The shape of... [Lire la suite]

21 avril 2017

A pair of carved celadon-glazed 'chilong' vases, zun, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 142. A pair of carved celadon-glazed 'chilong' vases, zun, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate £10,000 - 15,000 (€12,000 - 18,000). Photo: Bonhams. Each with the globular body supported on a spreading foot, deftly carved around the exterior with dynamic chilong with bifurcated tails striding on a dense ground of scrolling foliage issuing lingzhi fungi, all below upright plantain leaves on the waisted neck, flanked by a pair of simulated-bronze lion-mask handles. The tallest... [Lire la suite]
21 avril 2017

A blue and white and copper-red 'landscape' plaque, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 164. A blue and white and copper-red 'landscape' plaque, Kangxi period (1662-1722), 52.5cm (20 5/8in) long. (2). Estimate £3,000 - 5,000 (€4,800 - 7,100). Photo: Bonhams. The rectangular plaque painted with a scene of scholars in a pavilion gazing out at fishing boats moored by a marshy isle, in the distance some craggy mountains and further boats, in the foreground a traveller on a horse followed by an attendant crosses a stone bridge, wood frame. Provenance: a British private collection, and thence by... [Lire la suite]
21 avril 2017

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

Lot 163. A blue and white jardinière, Kangxi period (1662-1722), 17.2cm (6 3/4in) high. Estimate £3,000 - 5,000 (€4,800 - 7,100). Photo: Bonhams. Painted around the exterior with two large panels divided by two large shou characters, the panels containing scenes of a dignitary receiving an official, flanked by attendants and officials. Provenance: a British private collection, and thence by descent Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART, 11 May 2017, 11:00 BST, LONDON, NEW BOND STREET
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17 avril 2017

A pair of blue and white ‘Ladies’ chargers, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 125. A pair of blue and white ‘Ladies’ chargers, Kangxi period (1662-1722), 18 3/4 in. (47.5 cm.) diam., boxes. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 250,000 (USD 12,926 - USD 33,609). Price realised HKD 137,500 (USD 17,772) © Christie's Imags Ltd 2017. Each charger is painted on the centre of the interior with a scene of two ladies at leisure with their sons in a fenced garden, below the everted rim decorated with four cartouches alternately enclosing flowers and figures in activity. The mouth rim is dressed... [Lire la suite]