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]
09 août 2019

A large Ming-style blue and white dish, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 117. A large Ming-style blue and white dish, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 34.5cm., 13 5/8 in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 3,750 GBP. © Sotheby's painted to the interior with a central medallion of three cranes amongst swirling clouds around three centrally placed peaches, with a similar design to the well, below a thin classic scroll band at the rim. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 12 May 2010.
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27 juillet 2019

A small Ming-style blue and white brush washer, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795

Lot 950. A small Ming-style blue and white brush washer, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000. Price realised USD 68,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014   The compressed body is decorated in fifteenth-century style with lotus scroll above a petal-lappet band on the foot, and bands of classic scroll and leaf tips on the shoulder and waisted neck. Provenance: Eleanor Moorhouse collection,... [Lire la suite]

27 juillet 2019

A Ming-style blue and white 'Lotus bouquet' dish, 18th century

Lot 947. A Ming-style blue and white 'Lotus bouquet' dish, 18th century; 13 1/16 in. (33.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 16,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014   The dish has rounded sides and is decorated in fifteenth century-style with a ribbon-tied lotus plant bouquet incorporating saggitaria and millet in the center of the interior below composite flower scroll in the well which is repeated on the exterior. The base is unglazed. Provenance: Private... [Lire la suite]
22 juillet 2019

A rare blue and white Ming-style 'alms' bowl, 18th century

Lot 862. A rare blue and white Ming-style 'alms' bowl, 18th century; 10¼ in. (26 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 30,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014  Of deep, tapered form, the bowl is decorated around the exterior with a broad band of bold lotus meander below a border of pendent ruyi heads and classic scroll at the rim. Provenance: Alfred E. Guntermann (1943-2013) Collection.   Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 18... [Lire la suite]
13 juillet 2019

A Ming-style blue and white 'Lotus-bouquet' dish, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 160. A Ming-style blue and white 'Lotus-bouquet' dish, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735). Diameter 13 5/8  in., 34.5 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 10,000 USD. Lot sold 15,000 USD. © Sotheby's. the shallow-rounded sides rising from a flat base and a tapered foot, painted on the interior with a 'lotus-bouquet' below a frieze of composite foliate scroll in the well and a band of classic scroll on the rim, with a further band of composite foliate scroll on the exterior, six-character... [Lire la suite]
03 mai 2019

A fine blue and white Ming-style jardinière, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 38. A fine blue and white Ming-style jardinière, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Diam. 39 cm, 15 3/8  in. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 GBP (35,022 - 58,370 EUR). Lot sold 30,000 GBP (38,763 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the ovoid body rising from a short straight foot to a short waisted neck and lipped rim, densely painted to the exterior in deep shades of cobalt accented by contrived 'heaping and piling' with flower blossoms borne of leafy scrolls, all between a band of ruyi-motifs... [Lire la suite]