07 février 2020

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... [Lire la suite]

07 février 2020

A rare Ming-style blue and white yellow-ground dish, Yongzheng six-character mark within a double circle and of the period

Lot 1675. A rare Ming-style blue and white yellow-ground dish, Yongzheng six-character mark within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 8 3/8 in. (21.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000. Price realised USD 40,000. © 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... [Lire la suite]
07 février 2020

A rare large Ming-style blue and white dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the p

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... [Lire la suite]
01 février 2020

A rare Ming-style doucai 'Chicken' cup, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 3302. A rare Ming-style doucai 'Chicken' cup, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 3 1/4 in. (8.2 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1,000,000 - HKD 1,500,000. Price realised HKD 1,240,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014.   The cup is finely potted with thin rounded sides, delicately painted to the exterior with a continuous scene depicting cockerels, hens and chicks beside flowers and rocks, set between a double-line border around the mouth rim and a single line above the foot. The base... [Lire la suite]
28 janvier 2020

A fine Ming-style blue and white bottle vase, Daoguang seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 1388. A fine Ming-style blue and white bottle vase, Daoguang seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 14½ in (37 cm.) high. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 171,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The vase is painted in fifteenth century style with a broad band of composite foliate scroll above a petal-lappet band on the globular body, and bands of pendent ruyi heads and further foliate scroll on the shoulder, all separated by plain... [Lire la suite]
28 janvier 2020

A fine Ming-style blue and white bottle vase, Daoguang seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 1385. A fine Ming-style blue and white bottle vase, Daoguang seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 14½ in (37 cm.) high. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 159,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The vase is painted in fifteenth century style with a broad band of composite foliate scroll above a petal-lappet band on the globular body, and bands of pendent ruyi heads and further foliate scroll on the shoulder, all separated by plain rib borders... [Lire la suite]

28 janvier 2020

A Ming-style blue and white 'garlic-head' moonflask, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 1326. A Ming-style blue and white 'garlic-head' moonflask, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 13¼ in. (33 cm.) high. Estimate USD 18,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 43,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The flattened circular body is painted in fifteenth-century style on each convex side with a pomegranate tree, one tree laden with five ripe pomegranates, the other tree in flower, with a sprig of lingzhi at the base of each tree. The pomegranate trees are contained within... [Lire la suite]
27 janvier 2020

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

Lot 288. A Ming-style blue and white dish, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Diameter 15 7/8 in., 40.3 cm. Estimate 120,000 — 180,000 USD. Lot sold 146,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's painted with a carefully drawn pattern of a composite floral band bearing different stylized flowerheads including lotus, peony, camellia and chrysanthemum on continuous scrolling stems with varied foliage around the interior and exterior and in the central medallion, a border of classic scroll below the rim... [Lire la suite]
27 janvier 2020

A large Ming-style blue and white 'lotus' censer, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 287. A large Ming-style blue and white 'lotus' censer, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Height 15 1/8 in., 38.4 cm. Estimate 9,000 — 12,000 USD. Lot sold 10,625 USD. Photo Sotheby's of globular form, decorated with meandering lotus scroll repeated on the three legs, below a ruyi band on the shoulder interrupted by a pair of pierced, upright handles similarly decorated and with a key-fret border along the edges, encircling the... [Lire la suite]
18 janvier 2020

A Ming-style blue and white bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period

Lot 3. A Ming-style blue and white bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Diameter 6 in., 15.2 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Lot sold 10,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's painted on the exterior with sprays of peach, pomegranate and melon between a band of lappets at the foot and classic scroll at the rim, the interior with a central medallion enclosing three peaches borne on a leafy sprig and a classic scroll at the rim, seal mark in underglaze blue.  Property from the Estate of... [Lire la suite]