29 octobre 2020

A large carved Longquan celadon ‘lotus’ barbed-rim dish, Early Ming Dynasty

Lot 272. A large carved Longquan celadon ‘lotus’ barbed-rim dish, Early Ming Dynasty; 15 cm. (5 7/8 in.) diam. Price estimate: HKD:  300,000 - 500,000 (USD: 38,700 - 64,500). Auction Result: HKD: 354,000. © 2020 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Provenance: Warren E. Cox Associates, Inc., New York, 3 November 1966The Robert B. and Beatrice C. Mayer family collection. China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art: Part I, 2020... [Lire la suite]

17 décembre 2019

Two blue and white ovoid jars, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 52. Two blue and white ovoid jars, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 77⁄8 in. (20 cm.) high; 8 in. (20.3 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price Realised: USD 5,625. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Each rounded ribbed jar is decorated with four medallions enclosing a figural scene, one with an apocryphal Jiajing mark on the base, the other with an apocryphal Chenghua mark. The Robert B. and Beatrice C. Mayer Family Collection. Provenance: One jar: Warren E. Cox & Associates Inc.,... [Lire la suite]
17 décembre 2019

Two blue and white beaker vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 49. Two blue and white beaker vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 191⁄4 in. (49 cm.) high; 191⁄8 in. (48.5 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 2,000 - USD 4,000. Price Realised: USD 3,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Each vase is molded with faceted sides and decorated with vertical floral panels within fretwork borders. The Robert B. and Beatrice C. Mayer Family Collection. Provenance: Mayowood Galleries, Rochester, 1975. Christie's. The Art of China: Winter Edition, 28 November - 5... [Lire la suite]
17 décembre 2019

Two blue and white dishes, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 45. Two blue and white dishes, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 105⁄8 in. (27 cm.) diam.; 8 in. (20.5 cm.) diam. Estimate: USD 1,000 - USD 1,500. Price Realised: USD 1,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The first, a dish is decorated at the center of interior with a carp and a four-clawed dragon, both emerging from roiling waves, below a band of crashing waves, the base with a twin-fish mark; the second, a dish is decorated with two ladies and a boy at leisure in a garden scene, below the border decorated... [Lire la suite]
17 décembre 2019

A blue and white powder-blue-ground jar and a cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 41. A blue and white powder-blue-ground jar and a cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 177⁄8 in. (45.5 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 600 - USD 800. Price Realised: USD 3,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The jar is decorated with shaped oval panels enclosing landscapes alternating with floral panels, the domed cover similarily decorated and surmounted by a bud-form finial, all reserved on a powder-blue ground. The Robert B. and Beatrice C. Mayer Family Collection. Provenance: Ralph M. Chait... [Lire la suite]
17 décembre 2019

Two Dehua cylindrical vases,17th-18th century

Lot 51. Two Dehua cylindrical vases,17th-18th century; 10 in. ( 25.4 cm.) high; 9.8 in. ( 25 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price Realised: USD 2,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Each vase is flanked by a pair of well molded lion-head handles on the sides beneath the flared rim, and is covered overall with an ivory-white-tone glaze. The Robert B. and Beatrice C. Mayer Family Collection. Provenance: Nagatani, Inc., Chicago, 1962. Christie's. The Art of China: Winter... [Lire la suite]

17 décembre 2019

A turquoise, dark-blue and ochre-glazed porcelain model of a shrine, Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty

Lot 40. A turquoise, dark-blue and ochre-glazed porcelain model of a shrine, Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty; 12 in. (30 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price Realised: USD 2,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The shrine is well molded with the Daoist diety Zhenwu sitting in the middle, with a tortoise at the front and two guardians at two sides, under a small Daoist figure seated in dhyanasana, partially covered with dark-blue and ochre glazes. The Robert B. and Beatrice C.... [Lire la suite]
17 décembre 2019

A pair of green and amber-glazed pottery figures of attendants, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 39. A pair of green and amber-glazed pottery figures of attendants, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 171⁄4 in. (43.7 cm.); 17 in. (43.2 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 1,000 - USD 1,500. Price Realised: USD 1,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Each figure is shown standing on a hexagonal plinth, wearing a long robe covered in a green glaze, the head is unglazed.. The Robert B. and Beatrice C. Mayer Family Collection. Provenance: Nagatani Inc., Chicago, 1969 Christie's. The Art of China: Winter... [Lire la suite]
17 décembre 2019

A pair of tileworks figures of male and female attendants, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

  Lot 37. A pair of tileworks figures of male and female attendants, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 291⁄2 in. (75 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price Realised: USD 2,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Each shown standing on an hexagonal base and covered in green, ochre, cream and aubergine glazes. The Robert B. and Beatrice C. Mayer Family Collection. Provenance: John D. Rockefeller Collection, New York.Mr. B. Ridges Collection.Frank Caro, New York, 8 October 1958. ... [Lire la suite]
17 décembre 2019

A large carved Longquan celadon pear-shaped bottle, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 34. A large carved Longquan celadon pear-shaped bottle, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 183⁄4 in. (47.6 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price Realised: USD 3,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The heavily potted vase has an ovoid body carved in relief with blossoming peony branches below a band of incised upright plantain leaves on the tall cylindrical neck that flares very slightly towards the rim, and it is covered with a crackled glaze of olive-green color that continues over the mouth rim... [Lire la suite]