11 février 2020

A small biscuit-decorated white-glazed reticulated bowl, Ming dynasty-early 17th century

Lot 1773. A small biscuit-decorated white-glazed reticulated bowl, Ming dynasty-early 17th century; 3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price realised USD 10,625. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  The deep rounded sides rising to an everted rim and delicately pierced with wan diaper between five roundels applied in biscuit with figures of Shoulao and the Eight Daoist Immortals in pairs, slip-decorated with a band of foliate scrolls above and detached clouds... [Lire la suite]

07 février 2020

A cloisonné enamel 'dragon' moonflask, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 438. A cloisonné enamel 'dragon' moonflask, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 29.8cm., 11 7/8 in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 37,250 GBP. © Sotheby's. the flattened circular body rising from a straight foot to a cylindrical neck, flanked by a pair of ruyi handles, brightly decorated to the front and back with a sinuous dragon amongst meandering lotus scrolls, all reserved on a turquoise ground, the handles with stylised ruyi clouds. Provenance: A French... [Lire la suite]
07 février 2020

A small cloisonné enamel seal paste box and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 434. A small cloisonné enamel seal paste box and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century; 4.8cm., 1 7/8 in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 27,500 GBP. © Sotheby's. of cylindrical form, the cover decorated with a floral spray and bamboo issuing from rocks, encircled at the sides with meandering floral scrolls. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 7 November 2012
07 février 2020

A cloisonné enamel 'dragon and phoenix' tripod charger, Ming dynasty, late 16th century

Lot 432. A cloisonné enamel 'dragon and phoenix' tripod charger, Ming dynasty, late 16th century; 44.5cm., 17 1/2 in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 32,450 GBP. © Sotheby's. the shallow sides rising from three gilt-bronze ruyi feet to a broad everted rim, brightly decorated to the central medallion with a dragon and phoenix in flight amongst clouds contesting a flaming pearl, all surrounded by meandering lotus and floral scrolls repeated on the exterior and the base. ... [Lire la suite]
07 février 2020

A small gilt-bronze cloisonné enamel 'lotus' dish, Ming dynasty, Xuande period (1426 - 1435)

Lot 431. A small gilt-bronze cloisonné enamel 'lotus' dish, Ming dynasty, Xuande period (1426-1435); 12.4cm., 4 7/8 in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 22,500 GBP. © Sotheby's. the slightly convex well brightly enamelled with an octafoil rosette of eight radiating teardrops within blue-edged white lappets ringed with yellow-centred bright green barbed lappets edged with red, encircled by six scrolling lotus in contrasting colours with red- and yellow-tipped feathery leaves, with a... [Lire la suite]
30 janvier 2020

A pair of blue and white garden seats, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1619)

Lot 8. A pair of blue and white garden seats, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1619); 36.5cm., 14 3/8 in. Estimate 30,000—40,000 GBP. Lot Sold 73,250 GBP. photo Sotheby's. each of bombe rounded form with a lion mask handle applied to each side at the centre of the body, painted with a wide central band of peacocks amongst peony issuing from rockwork, between two bands of raised bosses, above a band of breaking waves at the base and below a band of shaped cloud collar panels of peony, the upper surface... [Lire la suite]

30 janvier 2020

One of the largest Ming porcelains from the British Museum will go on loan outside of London for the first time

Barrel-shaped blue-and-white stool, Ming dynasty, Wanli period, AD 1573–1620. Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration, 46 x 34,5 cm, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province. On loan from Sir Percival David Foundation, PDF B660. © The Trustees of the British Museum lent by kind permission of the Trustees of the Sir Percival David Foundation. LONDON.- One of the largest porcelains in the Sir Percival David Collection held at the British Museum, a beautiful glazed blue and white garden seat dating... [Lire la suite]
29 janvier 2020

A large Chinese brown-ground and gilt-decorated lacquer cabinet (gui), Ming dynasty, Wanli period and later

Lot 223. A large Chinese brown-ground and gilt-decorated lacquer cabinet (gui), Ming dynasty, Wanli period and later. Height 86 in., 218.44 cm; Width 73 in., 185.42 cm; Depth 25 in., 63.5 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Lot sold 31,250 USD. Photo Sotheby's the cabinet with large two-door front above a wide apron, the sides and front painted in gilt with writhing five-clawed dragons on a dense ground of stylized lotus, the hinges and lockplate with dragons amidst waves and... [Lire la suite]
28 janvier 2020

A gilt-bronze figure of Buddha, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century

Lot 1529. A gilt-bronze figure of Buddha, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century; 12 in. (30.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 147,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The figure is shown seated in dhyanasana with hands in dhyana mudra, and wearing simple robes with incised foliate borders falling in graceful folds. The face is well cast in a meditative expression flanked by the large ears beneath the tight whorls of hair that surround... [Lire la suite]
16 janvier 2020

A Pair of Gold Fluted Cups, Ming Dynasty, 16th–17th Century

A Pair of Gold Fluted Cups, Ming Dynasty, 16th–17th Century, 3.5 x 6 cm. Price On Request. © Susan Ollemans. Susan Ollemans. 13 Georgian House, 10 Bury Street, St James's, London SW1Y6AA, United Kingdom - Tel: + 44 ( 0 ) 7775566356 - Email: sue@ollemans.com
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