22 novembre 2021

A blue and white 'crane' double gourd vase, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566)

Lot 362. A blue and white 'crane' double gourd vase, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566); Height 23.5 cm, 9¼ in. Lot sold: 75,600 GBP (Estimate: 15,000 - 20,000 GBP). (C) 2021 Sotheby's the upper bulb of slightly compressed globular form rising to a circular mouth, the large lower bulb of globular form and separated by a curved waist, finely decorated around the exterior with eight trigrams interspersed with ruyi-shaped clouds and flying cranes. Sotheby's. Two Americans in... [Lire la suite]

19 septembre 2021

A yellow-ground underglaze-blue 'double-gourd' vase, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566)

Lot 83. A yellow-ground underglaze-blue 'double-gourd' vase, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566). Height 7½ in., 19.1 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD. Lot sold: 75,600 USD © Sotheby's 2021 the globular lower body and pear-shaped upper bulb boldly painted in deep cobalt blue with meandering leafy lotus scroll, the waisted midsection with florets and a row of ruyi heads, all against a rich yellow-enameled ground, the base white and with a six-character mark within a... [Lire la suite]
19 septembre 2021

A very large blue and white 'boys' fishbowl, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566)

  Lot 87. A molded blue and white 'lotus' dish, Mark and period of Wanli (1573-1620). Diameter 30½ in., 77.4 cm. Estimate: 50,000 - 70,000 USD. Lot sold: 50,400 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the broad sides widening at the mouth, painted in deep cobalt blue with a continuous scene of playful boys engaged in various activities amidst a landscape setting, some holding lanterns, parasols, and chimes, others flying a kite or playing weiqi, all below thin scrolling cloud wisps and a... [Lire la suite]
19 septembre 2021

A rare blue and white multi-spouted 'fish' vase, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566)

Lot 85. A rare blue and white multi-spouted 'fish' vase, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566). Diameter 4¼ in., 10.8 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD. Lot sold: 138,600 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 of globular form, resting on a straight foot and set with six short cylindrical spouts above, vibrantly painted with carp swimming amidst lotus blooms, leaves, waterweed, and other aquatic plants, a border of peach and flower sprays surrounding a stylized... [Lire la suite]
23 mai 2021

A pair of blue and white 'floral' bowls, Marks and period of Jiajing (1522-1566)

Lot 335. A pair of blue and white 'floral' bowls, Marks and period of Jiajing (1522-1566); 14 cm. Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 HKD. Lot sold: 50,400 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Christie's New York, 1st December 1988, lot 299. Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 26 May 2021
29 avril 2021

A blue and white 'figural' baluster vase, Mark and period of Jiajing

Lot 3641. A blue and white 'figural' baluster vase, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566); 25.4 cm. Estimate: 240,000 - 350,000 HKD. Lot sold: 302,400 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the neck flanked by a pair of elephant-head handles, the main baluster body with a continuous scene of eight walking figures, all between floral and lappet borders, the base inscribed with a six-character reign mark within a double circle. Property from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection. ... [Lire la suite]

18 décembre 2020

A wucai ‘dragon and phoenix’ squre incense burner, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566)

Lot 435. A wucai ‘dragon and phoenix’ squre incense burner, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566); 12.8 cm, 5 in. Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 HKD. Lot sold: 56,700 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Sotheby's. China / 5000 years, Hong Kong, 27 November 2020
18 décembre 2020

A rare yellow-ground underglaze-blue, 'crane' dish, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566)

  Lot 433. A rare yellow-ground underglaze-blue, 'crane' dish, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566); 13.7 cm, 5⅜ in. Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 HKD. Lot sold: 107,100 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Collection of Stephen Junkunc III. Sotheby's. China / 5000 years, Hong Kong, 27 November 2020  
17 décembre 2020

A white-glazed incised 'dragon' jar, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566)

Lot 423. A white-glazed incised 'dragon' jar, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566); 14.5 cm, 5¾ in. Estimate: 80,000 - 120,000 HKD. Lot sold: 100,800 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Sotheby's. China / 5000 years, Hong Kong, 27 November 2020
27 mai 2020

A large white-glazed anhua-decorated 'phoenix' bowl, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566)

Lot 5061. A large white-glazed anhua-decorated 'phoenix' bowl, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566); 30 cm, 11 7/8  in. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 HKD. Sold for 725,000 HKD (85,782 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. well potted, the rounded sides gently rising from a straight foot to a flaring rim, the interior centre incised with a pair of confronting phoenix, the exterior similarly decorated with two phoenix flying among scrolling clouds, above a ring of radiating lotus petal... [Lire la suite]