07 mai 2021

A fine and rare blue and white garlic-mouth bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 3645. A fine and rare blue and white garlic-mouth bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 27.4  cm. Estimate: 600,000 - 800,000 HKD. Lot sold: 1,197,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the baluster body surmounted by a slender ribbed neck and garlic mouth, one side of the body painted with a large lobed cartouche enclosing a seated scholar against a landscape river scene, the reverse with 'the Hundred Antiques', all beneath circular and scrolling motifs, the... [Lire la suite]

11 novembre 2019

A copper-red and underglaze-blue 'Immortals' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 334. A copper-red and underglaze-blue 'Immortals' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). DDiameter 22.3 cm, 8¾ in. Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP. Lot sold: 11,875 GBP. Photo Sotheby's painted to the exterior in underglaze blue with the 'Eight Daoist Immortals' carrying their various attributes, journeying across a dense copper-red wave ground, the interior rendered with Shoulao with his deer reserved against a wave ground enclosed within a double-ring circle, the base with a six-character... [Lire la suite]
16 octobre 2016

A rare yellow-glazed saucer-dish, Zhengde six-character mark and of the period (1506-1521)

Lot 27 A rare yellow-glazed saucer-dish, Zhengde six-character mark and of the period (1506-1521). Estimate £3,000 - 5,000 (€3,300 - 5,600). Photo: Bonhams. With shallow rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot to a slightly everted rim, covered overall with a rich egg-yolk yellow glaze. 15.4cm (6in) diam. Provenance: Dr Arthur Spriggs (1919-2015), acquired from Bluett & Son, Ltd., London, and thence by descent.  Dr Arthur Spriggs (1919-2015)  Educated at Winchester and New College,... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2015

A large sang-de-boeuf pear-shaped garlic-neck vase, 19th century

A large sang-de-boeuf pear-shaped garlic-neck vase, 19th century. Estimate £6,000 - 8,000 (€8,300 - 11,000). Unsold. Photo Bonhams. Heavily potted supported on a straight foot, the pear-shaped body tapering to the neck with a moulded band, and rising to the bulbous mouth, all covered under a lustrous red glaze. 48cm (18 7/8in) high  Property from the Roy Davids Collection of Chinese Ceramics Roy Davids Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART, 14 May 2015 10:00 BST - LONDON, NEW BOND STREET
14 mai 2015

A large blue-glazed baluster vase, meiping, Qianlong

A large blue-glazed baluster vase, meiping, Qianlong period. Sold for £13,750 (€19,015). Photo Bonhams. The elegant vase covered on the exterior with a deep blue glaze, stopping neatly at the foot and paling slightly at the mouth, the interior glazed white and the base unglazed, wood stand. 42.5cm high (16 1/2in) (2). Provenance : Hugh J.Grant and Lucie Mackey Grant CollectionRoy Davids Collection, no.91 Notes: Hugh J.Grant (1904-1981) was the son of the Hon. Hugh J.Grant (1858-1910), who at the age... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2015

A fine and large blue and white triple-gourd vase, Kangxi period

A fine and large blue and white triple-gourd vase, Kangxi period. Estimate £8,000 - 12,000 (€11,000 - 16,000). Photo: Bonhams. The largest globular lowest bulb painted in bright cobalt blue with three roundels of chrysanthemum blossoms, alternating with heavy peony flowerheads, encircled by stylised dragons striding amidst the leafy meanders, surmounted by the central bulb similarly painted and all reserved on a blue ground, rising to the smallest bulb depicted with three cartouches of floral sprays beneath the waisted... [Lire la suite]