30 janvier 2019

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

Lot 2780. A fine blue and white Ming-style arrow vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 19.3 cm., 7 5/8 in. Estimate 300,000 — 400,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,040,000 HKD. © Sotheby's 2010 the ovoid body painted with stylised foliate scrolls, set between pendent and upright plantain leaves, the tall cylindrical neck detailed with swirling waves rising to a slightly flared rim, flanked by a pair of lug handles and fastened together with a keyfret band, the... [Lire la suite]

12 janvier 2019

A Ming-style blue and white cylindrical jar and cover, 18th century

Lot 1677. A Ming-style blue and white cylindrical jar and cover, 18th century; 10 3/8 in. (26.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 15,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Of cylindrical shape with tapered base and neck, painted around the body with simulated 'heaping and piling' with a geometric pattern comprising a lattice of polygonal panels containing floral and foliate motifs, all between borders of continuous lotus meander above demi-florettes around the base and... [Lire la suite]
24 décembre 2018

A Ming-style 'huanghuali' and mixed wood recessed-leg low table, Qing dynasty

Lot 1287. A Ming-style 'huanghuali' and mixed wood recessed-leg low table, Qing dynasty. Height 27 1/2  in., 69.9 cm; Width 39 in., 99.1 cm; Depth 15 3/4  in., 40 cm. Estimate $3,000- $5,000. Sold: $16,250. © Sotheby's the two board top set within a frame and joined to everted flanges at either short end, the cusped and beaded apron extending to cloud-scroll spandrels, flanking rectangular section beaded legs joined by double stretchers and terminating in barbed, tapering feet. ... [Lire la suite]
29 septembre 2018

A rare finely painted Ming-style blue and white moonflask, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 3607. A rare finely painted Ming-style blue and white moonflask, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 27.8 cm, 10 7/8  in. Estimate 1,200,000 — 1,500,000 HKD (152,868 - 191,085 USD). Photo: Sotheby's. the flattened circular body rising from a slightly concave base to a cylindrical neck gradually flaring towards the rim, set with a pair of ruyi scrolled handles, the body deftly painted in rich cobalt-blue tones with simulated 'heaped and piled' effect,... [Lire la suite]
19 août 2018

A large Ming-style blue and white moonflask, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 339. A large Ming-style blue and white moonflask, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795);19½ in. (49.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. Price realised USD 384,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2007 The convex sides well painted with eight petals enclosing the bajixiang radiating from a raised central boss decorated with a flowerhead, the narrow sides decorated with a band of stylized lotus scroll and the neck, which is flanked by leaf scroll... [Lire la suite]
15 août 2018

A rare large Ming-style blue and white dish, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 1670. A rare large Ming-style blue and white dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 15 9/16 in. (39.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD 242,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Painted in the central medallion with five large flower heads issuing from an undulating vine amidst four smaller blooms, the cavetto with a continuous meander of blossoms borne on a leafy vine with interlaced scrolling tendrils,... [Lire la suite]
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03 juillet 2018

A rare Ming-style blue and white moonflask, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 2053. A rare Ming-style blue and white moonflask, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 46 cm., 18 in. Estimate 1,000,000 — 1,500,000 HKD (96,406 — 144,609 EUR). Lot Sold 2,900,000 HKD (279,577 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. of flattened globular form set with a tall waisted neck flanked by a pair of dragon handles, painted to either side in vivid cobalt blue with undulating composite floral scrolls, between pendant trefoils and upright stylised lappets, all... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2018

A fine Ming-style copper-red decorated 'Three fish' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period

Lot 3917. A fine Ming-style copper-red decorated 'Three fish' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735); 6 in. (15.2 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 180,000 - HKD 250,000. Price Realized HKD 860,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011    With rounded sides rising to a gently everted rim, the exterior decorated with three evenly-spaced carp in underglaze-red.  Provenance: Previously sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 25 April... [Lire la suite]
06 juin 2018

A blue and white Ming-style cylindrical jar, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 252. A blue and white Ming-style cylindrical jar, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 9 ¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000. Price realised GBP 16,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The vase is decorated with a wide band of star-shaped geometric interlocking panels enclosing flower heads, the space between the panels is filled with a foaming wave pattern. The panel is set between two bands of scrolling lotus and the neck is decorated with a band of tumultuous waves, and the... [Lire la suite]
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06 juin 2018

A Ming-style blue and white facetted vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

  Lot 3112. A Ming-style blue and white facetted vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 5 ¾ in. (14.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price realised HKD 525,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. In imitation of 15th century prototypes, the vase is heavily potted with a shallow, square body with facetted corners surmounted by a tubular neck, and is decorated in shaded underglaze blue with flowering morning glory vine that rises to the lipped rim between the pair of monster-headed handles.... [Lire la suite]