17 novembre 2019

A Ming-style blue and white bottle vase, Qianlong seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 111. A Ming-style blue and white bottle vase, Qianlong seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 32cm (12 1/2in) high. Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000. Sold for £ 16,312 (€ 19,043). Photo: Bonhams.  The globular body rising from a short spreading foot to a tall elegant waisted neck, finely painted in rich 'heaped and piled' cobalt-blue tones with a composite flower scroll band, all between lotus lappet and 'classic' scroll bands at the base and a ruyi-band at the shoulder, the neck with stiff... [Lire la suite]

17 novembre 2019

A rare pair of Ming-style blue and white saucer-dishes, Yongzheng six character marks and of the period

Lot 80.  A rare pair of Ming-style blue and white saucer-dishes, Yongzheng six character marks and of the period (1723-1735); Each 11.8cm (4 5/8in) diam. Estimate: £4,000 - 6,000. Sold for £ 30,062 (€ 35,095). Photo: Bonhams.  Each with gently curving sides raised on a short tapering foot, the interior painted in vivid shades of blue with lotus and peony flower heads on a dense ground of scrolling foliage, surrounded by further meander bordered by a stylised scrolling band to the rim, the... [Lire la suite]
08 novembre 2019

A rare pair of large Ming-style blue and white candlesticks, 18th century

Lot 140. A rare pair of large Ming-style blue and white candlesticks, 18th century; 17 in. (43.2 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000. Price realised GBP 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Each candlestick is finely decorated with concentric horizontal bands of lotus scroll alternating with stylised leaves, ruyi-heads and classic scroll, all in varying tones of vibrant cobalt blue with simulated heaping anf piling effect in imitation of the Ming style. Note: These candlesticks... [Lire la suite]
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08 novembre 2019

A rare Ming-style copper-red decorated moonflask, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 156.  A rare Ming-style copper-red decorated moonflask, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Height 17.5 cm, 6⅞ in. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 GBP. Lot sold 237,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's the flattened spherical body supported on a small domed foot and surmounted by a narrow waisted neck with central collar and incurved rim, joined to the shoulders by two strap handles forming right-angles and terminating in moulded ruyi-heads above florette bosses, the slightly domed... [Lire la suite]
25 octobre 2019

A fine blue and white Ming-style 'persimmon' moonflask, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 11. A fine blue and white Ming-style 'persimmon' moonflask, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735). Height 29.7 cm, 11⅝ in. Estimate: 120,000 - 160,000 GBP. Lot sold 495,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. elegantly potted with a gently flattened spherical body surmounted by a slender cylindrical neck flanked by two scroll-shaped handles, the rounded sides decorated in vibrant tones of cobalt blue with simulated heaped and piled effect with gnarled leafy branches bearing fruiting clusters of persimmons... [Lire la suite]
25 août 2019

Yongzheng Monochrome sold at Christie's New York, 19 March 2008

Lot 631. A small copper-red-glazed bottle vase, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 5 in. (12.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 4,000. Price realised USD 27,400. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008.  With compressed body and tall neck, the exterior covered with a glaze of deep crushed strawberry color thinning slightly at the rim. Provenance: Stephen Junkunc, III.   Lot 632. A fine Ming-style... [Lire la suite]

13 août 2019

A pair of Ming-style blue and white conical bowls, Kangxi period (1662-1722) 

Lot 1374. A pair of Ming-style blue and white conical bowls, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 8¾ in. (22.4 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000. Price realised USD 17,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. Each with widely flared sides rising to the lobed rim, the interior painted with a central medallion of a fruiting and flowering peach branch below six flowers in the well and a narrow band of flower sprigs at the rim, the exterior with an upper register of six different fruiting and flowering branches above a lower... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2019

A rare Ming-style blue and white 'peach' dish, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1373. A rare Ming-style blue and white 'peach' dish, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 10 11/16 in. (27.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 62,500 at Christie's New York, 26 March 2010, lot 1373. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010 With rounded sides flaring to a slightly everted rim, the center painted in Ming style with simulated 'heaping and piling' with a gnarled branch bearing nine peaches, the exterior with a frieze of convolvulvus scroll bearing nine flowers... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2019

A blue and white Ming-style pear-shaped garlic-mouth vase, Jiaqing seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 1375. A blue and white Ming-style pear-shaped garlic-mouth vase, Jiaqing seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1796-1820); 11 in. (28 cm.) high. Estimate USD 70,000 - USD 90,000. Price realised USD 86,500 at Christie's New York, 26 March 2010, lot 1375. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010 Finely painted in early fifteenth century style with blossoming branches alternating with blossoming and fruiting branches of peach, pomegranate and gourd, between a band of upright petals below and ruyi and key-fret bands... [Lire la suite]
09 août 2019

A blue and white Ming-style bottle vase, Guangxu six-character mark and of the period (1875-1908)

Lot 214. A blue and white Ming-style bottle vase, Guangxu six-character mark and of the period (1875-1908); 40cm., 15 3/4 in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot Sold 12,500 GBP. © Sotheby's the slightly flared foot rising to a bulbous body, wasted neck and slightly flaring rim, painted with a broad band of composite foliate scroll above a petal lappet band and classic scroll on the foot, with further foliate scroll above a ruyi band on the shoulder and upright leaves... [Lire la suite]