08 août 2019

A gilt-decorated powder-blue ground rouleau vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 3203. A gilt-decorated powder-blue ground rouleau vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 17 3/4 in. (45 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 400,000. Price Realized HKD 325,000. © Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Decorated with variously-shaped panels framing qilin amid mountainscapes below a full moon, birds perched on flowering branches of prunus and magnolia, butterflies and dragonflies amid chrysanthemum and aster, and a myriad of 'precious antiques' all reserved on a mottled blue ground... [Lire la suite]

22 juillet 2019

A famille rose rouleau vase, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 876. A famille rose rouleau vase, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 16 7/8 in. (42.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 10,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014  The vase is finely decorated on one side with a well-dressed lady seated at a table surrounded by scholar's articles and on the reverse with a large tree and rocks. Provenance: Alfred E. Guntermann (1943-2013) Collection.   Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 18 – 19 September... [Lire la suite]
17 mars 2019

A fine powder-blue-ground wucai and gilt rouleau vase, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)

Lot 335. A fine powder-blue-ground wucai and gilt rouleau vase, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722). Height 16 7/8 in., 42.9 cm. Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. the cylindrical form exquisitely decorated with four elongated quatrefoil reserves, each painted in underglaze-blue and wucai enamels, one with an assemblage of 'Precious Antiques', another with a pair of heron amidst lush lotus, a third with an auspicious depiction of a deer and crane beneath a towering pine tree, and a... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2019

A fine and large blue and white rouleau vase, Transitional Period-Shunzhi period(1644-1661)

Lot 763. A fine and large blue and white rouleau vase, Transitional Period-Shunzhi period (1644-1661); 18 in., 45.7 cm. Estimate 90,000 - 120,000 USD. Lot sold 96,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. heavily potted of cylindrical form with sides rising to a tapered neck, the body finely painted in washes of cobalt with a cowherd in his field tending his two oxen kneeling before a king standing beneath a parasol, the attendants holding fans and banners stand on the side by a chariot, all set... [Lire la suite]
26 juillet 2018

A famille verte rouleau vase, late 19th-early 20th century

Lot 235. A famille verte rouleau vase, late 19th-early 20th century; 17 1/2 in. (44.5) cm. high. Estimation : GBP 800 - 1,200. Price Realised: GBP 1000.00. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The vase is decorated in imitation of earlier Kangxi period examples, with phoenixes and large peony blooms below a border enclosing floral sprays encircling the shoulder. The base has an apocryphal Kangxi mark within double circles.  Provenance: From a private English collection. Christie's. The Art of... [Lire la suite]
30 juin 2018

E & H MANNERS at Masterpiece London 2018

A Chelsea figure of an 'Italian beggar' modelled by Joseph Willems, 1753-1755. Courtesy E & H Manners. 1753 - 1755 Height - 20.40cm Josef Willems modelled a series of four figures of beggars which are amongst his finest original creations. They include this figure, an elderly lady and ‘The Blind Beggar’ and a younger beggar. Arthur Lane described them as ‘admirable’ models. The powerful baroque boldness of the modelling is Willems at his best and is complemented by subtle washes of colour and the strong black of his... [Lire la suite]

07 juin 2018

A black ground famille verte porcelain rouleau vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 64. A black ground famille verte porcelain rouleau vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century. H. : 44,5 cm (17 ½ in.). Estimation : 300 € / 400 €. Unsold. Courtesy Artcurial. À décor de fleurs de lotus et rinceaux feuillagés sur fond noir, le col reprenant le même décor et orné de feuilles de bananier, l'épaulement émaillé de cartouches de fleurs sur fond de motifs géométriques ; accident au col et à l'épaulement, égrenures à la bordure. Art d'Asie chez Artcurial, 75008 Paris, le 11 Juin 2018 à... [Lire la suite]
07 juin 2018

A pair of powder blue ground and famille vert porcelain rouleau vases, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 62. A pair of powder blue ground and famille verte porcelain rouleau vases, Qing dynasty, 19th century. H.: 45 cm (17 ¾ in.). Estimation : 1 000 € / 1 500 €. Lot sold 2,340 EUR. Courtesy Artcurial. De forme rouleau, décorés de cartouches de fleurs, papillons et rochers sur fond bleu poudré, socles en bois. Art d'Asie chez Artcurial, 75008 Paris, le 11 Juin 2018 à 15h00
06 juin 2018

A blue and white rouleau vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 200. A blue and white rouleau vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 18 1/8 in. (46.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 25,000. Price realised GBP 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The vase is decorated with shaped cartouches enclosing scholars in a landscape, flowers, and auspicious animals, all reserved on a blue-washed scrolling lotus ground below a band of peonies to the shoulder. The neck is decorated with ruyi, key fret, and geometric bands.  Provenance: With Marchant... [Lire la suite]
06 juin 2018

A blue and white porcelain rouleau vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 56. A blue and white porcelain rouleau vase, Qing dynasty,  Kangxi period (1662-1722). H. : 44 cm (17 ¼ in.). Estimation: 10 000 € / 15 000 €. Unsold. Courtesy Artcurial. Une face à décor d'un couple d'ancêtres assis sur des banquettes devant un paravent à décor de vagues tumultueuses, accompagné de personnages et serviteurs, l'autre face, d'un dignitaire assis au bord d'une rivière et entouré de ses serviteurs, le col orné d'une carpe jaillissant des flots et d'une chimère dans deux cartouches,... [Lire la suite]