11 janvier 2020

A blue and white Chenghua-style jar, late 15th-early 16th century

Lot 1450. A blue and white Chenghua-style jar, late 15th-early 16th century; 5¼ in. (13.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 10,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013.  The compressed globular body is painted around the sides with a band of mallow meander bearing four blossoms separated by leaves. The shoulder is decorated with a band of overlapping petals below the short neck, and the foot is encircled by a stylized lappet border. The base is unglazed. Provenance: Acquired in... [Lire la suite]

05 décembre 2019

An important and very rare Fahua double-gourd vase, Ming dynasty, late 15th-early 16th century

Lot 1864. An important and very rare Fahua double-gourd vase, Ming dynasty, late 15th-early 16th century; 5 7/16in. (13.6 cm.) high. Estimate: HKD 350,000 - HKD 450,000. Price realised HKD 487,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. The sturdily potted vase finely decorated to the lower bulb in an appliqué technique with 'The Eight Immortals of the Wine Cup', in pairs or on their own, holding wine cups or leaning on wine jars in a garden setting under pine trees and amidst flowers, between... [Lire la suite]
07 mars 2019

A rare blue and white moon flask, bianhu, Ming dynasty, late 15th-early 16th century

Lot 1630. A rare blue and white moon flask, bianhu, Ming dynasty, late 15th-early 16th century; 13 ¾ in. (35 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019  The flattened spherical body is raised on a quatrefoil foot and is decorated on each side with a central recess enclosing a flower head surrounded by two pairs of lions playing amidst flames, babao and the ribbons trailing from two further flower heads, all within a line border and an outer field of peony scroll. The... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2018

An unusual large blue and white dragon jar, Ming dynasty, late 15th-early 16th century

Lot 312. An unusual large blue and white dragon jar, Ming dynasty, late 15th-early 16th century; 6¾ in. (17.1 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 31,200. © Christie's Images Ltd 2007  Of heavily potted, baluster shape, painted in rich cobalt blue with a central band of two confronted scaly, five-clawed dragons racing through flames and clouds in pursuit of a flaming pearl, above a band of spume-flecked crashing waves, and below a pair of phoenixes in flight amidst... [Lire la suite]
23 avril 2018

A rare fahua reticulated meiping, Ming dynasty, late 15th-early 16th century

Lot 64. A rare fahua reticulated meiping, Ming dynasty, late 15th-early 16th century; 27.5cm., 10 7/8 in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot Sold 13,750 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2011 the pierced body glazed in aubergine, turquoise and ivory reserved against a deep blue ground, depicting a sage standing beside the porch of a pavilion emerging from billowing clouds, the figure looking back to a pine tree and an attendant carrying a qin, all above a band of stylised lotus lappets, the shoulder... [Lire la suite]
07 avril 2018

Grand bol en porcelaine bleu blanc, Chine, dynastie Ming, fin XVE-début XVIE siècle

Lot 69. Grand bol en porcelaine bleu blanc, Chine, dynastie Ming, fin XVE-début XVIE siècle; 36 cm, 14 in. Estimate 6,000-8,000 EUR. Lot Sold: 7,500 EUR. Photo Sotheby's 2011  reposant sur un court pied droit, à décor d'un médaillon central abritant une carpe parmi des vagues stylisées, entouré de fleurs de lotus dans des rinceaux feuillagés se répétant sur le pourtour extérieur du bol, le pied entouré de larges pétales, les bords d'une frise d'entrelacs. A large blue and white porcelain bowl, China,... [Lire la suite]

09 mars 2018

An important Fahua baluster jar and cover, Ming Dynasty, late 15th-early 16th century

Lot 528. An important Fahua baluster jar and cover, Ming Dynasty, late 15th-early 16th century. Height: 42 cm. Estimate 20 000 € / 30 000 €. © Veritas Art Auctioneers Relief and polychrome decoration in turquoise, white and ochre. Depicting the Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove on a landscape with rocks, Pine trees and cloud scrolls. Shoulder decorated with the eight Taoist symbols on a ruyi frieze and neck with vaporous clouds. Decorated near the base with a large petal lappet band... [Lire la suite]
20 août 2017

Christie's announces Asian Art Week: A series of auctions, viewings, and events

Lot 907. The Ya Yi Fangding. A Highly Important and Rare Bronze Rectangular Ritual Food Vessel, late Shang Dynasty, Anyang, 13th-11th century BC, 11 in. (28.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 2,000,000 - USD 3,000,000. Price realised USD 3,372,500. © Christie’s Images Limited 2017.  NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announces Asian Art Week, a series of auctions, viewings, and events, from September 8-15. This season presents seven distinct sales featuring over 800 lots spanning all epochs and categories... [Lire la suite]
23 juillet 2017

A rare large Ming blue and white 'Dragon' dish, late 15th-early 16th century 

Lot 257. A rare large Ming blue and white 'Dragon' dish, late 15th-early 16th century, 21 in. (53.4 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 25,000. Price realised GBP 21,250 © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Boldly painted to the interior with a large dragon clasping a floral spray, the wide cavetto with three further long-bodied dragons clasping floral sprays in their mouths mirrored on the exterior Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 10 May 2011, London
18 mai 2017

A fahua ‘lotus pond’ meiping, Ming dynasty, late 15th-early 16th century

Lot 3186. A fahua ‘lotus pond’ meiping, Ming dynasty, late 15th-early 16th century, 11 in. (28 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000 (USD 38,686 - USD 64,478). Price realised HKD 437,500 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The vase is decorated with flowering lotus and lotus leaves above a band of crested rolling waves and below a band of pendent precious objects on a rich cobalt-blue ground, the decorative motifs on the vase are outlined in low relief slip lines, Japanese wood box. ... [Lire la suite]