02 mai 2016

A blue and white oviform jar and cover, Shunzhi, circa 1630-1660

Lot 237. A blue and white oviform jar and cover, Shunzhi, circa 1630-1660. Estimate £1,500 - 2,000 (€1,900 - 2,600). Photo: Bonhams. Typically painted with bold brushes of underglaze blue with a continuous scene of birds alighting over bamboo, blossoming magnolia and peonies issuing from craggy rockwork. 30.5cm (12in) high (2). Notes: Jars and covers of the same type are illustrated by S. T. Yeo & Jean Martin in Chinese Blue and White Ceramics, Arts Orientalis, Singapore, 1978, no. 253 and 254. ... [Lire la suite]

04 mai 2014

An associated pair of blue and white beaker vases, gu, Shunzhi

Lot 115. An associated pair of blue and white beaker vases, gu, Shunzhi; 53.5cm (21in) high. (2). Estimate £4,000 - 5,000 (€4,900 - 6,100). Unsold. Photo Bonhams. Variously painted to the upper registers with an exotic bird perched on rockwork amongst a profusion of peony sprays and bamboo, the mid sections with fruiting peach sprays and lotus, the lower sections with bands of foliate lappets. Bonhams. ASIAN ART, London, Knightsbridge, 12 May 2014 - http://www.bonhams.com/
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16 février 2014

A blue and white flaring beaker vase, gu, Shunzhi

A blue and white flaring beaker vase, gu, Shunzhi. Photo Bonhams. Painted to the upper register with a seated, scaly qilin turning its head behind, facing a phoenix, in a landscape of plantain and rockwork, the middle band with further rockwork, fruiting and blossoming sprays, the lower body with pointed foliate lappets, wood stand. 51.7cm (20.3/8in) high. Estimate £1,000 - 1,500 (€1,200 - 1,800) Bonhams. ASIAN DECORATIVE ARTS. 4 Mar 2014, San Francisco - www.bonhams.com
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02 novembre 2011

A fine blue and white 'qilin' saucer dish. Shunzhi, four-character mark Yu tang jia qi (fine vessel for the Jade Hall).

A fine blue and white 'qilin' saucer dish. Shunzhi, four-character mark Yu tang jia qi (fine vessel for the Jade Hall).  Photo Bonhams Boldly painted in a soft blue across the entire interior with a large crouching qilin facing backwards and emitting fire scrolls from its open jaws, beside a large plantain tree. 35.5cm (14in) diam. Estimate: £10,000 - 15,000, CNY 99,000 - 150,000, HK$ 120,000 - 180,000 Provenance: Fiorentini Collection, no.AC26 Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 10 Nov 2011, New Bond Street ... [Lire la suite]
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02 novembre 2011

Three blue and white cylindrical sleeve vases. Shunzhi

A blue and white cylindrical sleeve vase. Shunzhi. Photo Bonhams Painted on one side with three mythical figures, one accompanied by a deer, one wearing a leaf jacket and holding a spray of bamboo, and one in an elegant robe holding a basket of flowers, gathered together on a moonlit rocky terrace, wood stand. 45cm (17¾in) high (2). Estimate: £8,000 - 12,000, CNY 79,000 - 120,000, HK$ 97,000 - 140,000 A fine blue and white cylindrical sleeve vase, Shunzhi. Photo Bonhams Attractively painted in greyish-blue of vibrant... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2011

A large blue and white brushpot, bitong. Chongzhen-Shunzhi

A large blue and white brushpot, bitong. Chongzhen-Shunzhi. Photo Bonhams Superbly painted in vivid blue with a dignitary and his entourage including four warriors wielding lances, a banner and a canopy, with a horse in the background below the gnarled tree, all before a kneeling farmer and his companion leading two water buffaloes amidst rockwork and the characteristic V-shaped grass, the scene divided by a mountainous landscape amidst cloud scrolls, all framed by incised borders enclosing foliate patterns. 22.6cm (8 7/8in)... [Lire la suite]
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26 avril 2011

A blue and white saucer dish. Shunzhi, circa 1660

A blue and white saucer dish. Shunzhi, circa 1660. Photo Bonhams Brightly painted in a wet blue with a large central cartouche of three tree peony blooms, below a cloud-collar band. 35cm (13¾in) diam. Estimate: £2,000 - 3,000, HKD 25,000 - 38,000 Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 9 May 2011, Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com
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19 janvier 2011

A Chinese porcelain wucai baluster vase and cover, Shunzhi, 1644-1661

A Chinese porcelain wucai baluster vase and cover, Shunzhi, 1644-1661. Courtesy Marchantpainted in a continuous scene with three standing dignitaries holding hu tablets and their attendants in front of a large landscape screen amongst rockwork, banana plant and a cloud bank, the shoulder with a band of cracked ice beneath branches of chrysanthemum, camellia and rockwork on the neck, the cover decorated with three boys, plants and rockwork. 13 ¾ inches, 34.9cm total height. Condition: Body star crack extending to the rim and small... [Lire la suite]
27 novembre 2010

An exceptional blue and white sleeve vase. Shunzhi

An exceptional blue and white sleeve vase. Shunzhi. photo Bonhams Of tall cylindrical form, gently sloping at the shoulders, the short elegant neck flaring out at the mouth, vividly painted in brilliant tones of underglaze-blue with a continuous landscape scene of a princess depicted mounted on a horse, escorted by two attendants, one shading her with a parasol, and three armed soldiers, an aged sage depicted observing them, all against the backdrop of a wondrous mountainous scene, above an incised border of stylised leaves... [Lire la suite]
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11 novembre 2010

The Stenbeck Collection of Ming, Transitional & Kangxi Porcelain @ Bonhams

A fine blue and white sleeve vase. Circa 1640 © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd During the early/mid seventeenth century in China, for some fifty years the absence of Imperial patronage meant non-Imperial kilns played a leading role in ceramic production. This resulted in one of the most dynamic and fascinating periods in China's porcelain history. The withdrawal from Jingdezhen's potters of Court patronage led to a dramatic diversity of production, as the kilns turned their attention to selling both into the non-Imperial domestic... [Lire la suite]