18 mars 2020

A fine and rare doucai washer, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 3585. A fine and  rare doucai washer, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 2 3/4 in. (6.9 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000. Price Realized HKD 560,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Finely potted in imitation of its Ming prototype with gentle rounded sides rising from a recessed base, painted in underglaze-blue and enamelled on the exterior with lotus sprays, each supporting a bowl containing an auspicious emblem, all between blue line borders, the countersunk base with an apocryphal... [Lire la suite]

29 avril 2016

A Cizhou painted baluster jar, Yuan Dynasty

Lot 8. A Cizhou painted baluster jar, Yuan Dynasty. Estimate £3,000 - 5,000 (€3,800 - 6,400). Photo Bonhams. Of compressed baluster form rising from a recessed base, painted in black slip on a cream ground, with a band of three lozenge-shaped panels, variously depicting a lotus spray and scholarly figures in landscape, all within decorative bands and spiral borders. 31cm (12 1/8 in) high Provenance: Sir Harry and Lady Garner CollectionBluett & Sons Ltd., London, Catalogue, 1973, no.30,... [Lire la suite]
10 mai 2015

A Cizhou painted baluster jar, Yuan Dynasty

Lot 10. A Cizhou painted baluster jar, Yuan Dynasty. Estimate £8,000 - 12,000  (€11,000 - 16,000). Unsold. Photo: Bonhams. Of compressed baluster form rising from a recessed base, painted in black slip on a cream ground, with a band of three lozenge-shaped panels, variously depicting a lotus spray and scholarly figures in landscape, all within decorative bands and spiral borders. 31cm (12 1/8 in) high Provenance: Sir Harry and Lady Garner CollectionBluett & Sons Ltd., London, Catalogue, 1973,... [Lire la suite]