11 août 2019

A fine blue and white sleeve vase, Transitional period, circa 1644-1661

Lot 1355. A fine blue and white sleeve vase, Transitional period, circa 1644-1661; 18 in. (45.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 37,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. Well painted with a seated qilin looking up at a phoenix in flight, with banana trees and a rock on the reverse, all between incised anhua borders below a leaf tip band. Provenance: S. & G. Gump, San Francisco, 1920s-30s. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from... [Lire la suite]

11 août 2019

A fine and rare blue and white sleeve vase, Transitional period, circa 1640

Lot 1357. A fine and rare blue and white sleeve vase, Transitional period, circa 1640; 18 1/8 in. (46 cm.) high. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 50,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. Finely painted with an evening scene of two pairs of geese on rocks in a lotus pond awaiting a third pair in flight above, with peony growing beside one pair, and with a willow tree on the reverse, all below a leiwen band and three flower sprays on the neck. Provenance: Private Collection, France.Chinese... [Lire la suite]
09 août 2019

A blue and white teapot, Transitional period, circa 1640

Lot 21. A blue and white teapot, Transitional period, circa 1640; 14.8cm., 5 7/8 in. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Lot sold 6,875 GBP. © Sotheby's the short flared foot rising to the ovoid body, the outward-turned  spout below the square overstrung handle, painted to each side with a qilin in a fenced garden, in a misty mountainous landscape, below a band of scrolling flowers at the shoulder, with a band to the domed cover. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of... [Lire la suite]
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22 juillet 2019

A wucai jar, Transitional period, circa 1650

Lot 853. A wucai jar, Transitional period, circa 1650; 12 in. (30.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 4,000. Price realised USD 5,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 One side is painted with a scene of a lady holding a pine branch with her female attendants on a terrace beneath a large pine tree. The other side is painted with an official, also holding a pine branch, next to his attendants followed by another male holding a fan, all within a cloud-form cartouche.  ... [Lire la suite]
24 juin 2019

A large blue and white cylindrical brush pot, bitong, Transitional period, with later inscription

Lot 89. A large blue and white cylindrical brush pot, bitong, Transitional period, with later inscription; 8 3/4in (22.5cm) high 11 5/8in (29.3cm) diam. Estimate US$ 10,000 - 15,000 (€ 8,800 - 13,000). © Bonhams. The walls encircled with travelers in a continuous landscape that includes porters, female musicians and attendants to an imperial official standing under an umbrella to watch two soldiers with halberds attacking a laughing monk and his scholar-companion; the glaze stopping neatly on both sides... [Lire la suite]
24 juin 2019

A blue and white porcelain brush pot, Transitional period

Lot 83. A blue and white porcelain brush pot, Transitional period; 6 1/2in (16.5cm) high. Estimate US$ 5,000 - 7,000 (€ 4,400 - 6,200). © Bonhams. Of cylindrical form with a slight flare to the rim, the exterior walls delicately incised with a flower and leaf scroll band above and a wave-patterned band below a depiction of Chang E, Goddess of the Moon, holding a rabbit as she stands with two attendants in a mythical palace setting painted in underglaze blue, the lustrous glaze stopping neatly along the... [Lire la suite]
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03 juin 2019

A wucai lozenge-form box and cover, Transitional period

Lot 411. A wucai lozenge-form box and cover, Transitional period; 15.3 cm, 6 in. Estimate 10,000 — 20,000 HKD. Lot sold 600,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. the domed cover decorated with a dragon and phoenix amidst ruyi-clouds, the sides similarly painted below a chevron band, Longqing mark.  Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 30 May 2019
01 juin 2019

A blue and white bottle vase, Transitional period, circa 1630-1650

Lot 3133. A blue and white bottle vase, Transitional period, circa 1630-1650; 14 5/8 in. (37.2 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 200,000. Price realised HKD 200,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 The globular body, surmounted by a tall neck, is painted in rich cobalt blue tones depicting a farmer with buffalo being greeted by a dignitary and his attendants amongst rock and overhanging trees, all below a narrow band of scrolling foliage and flowers. The slender neck is painted with leafy long-stemmed tulip... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2019

A blue and white gu-form 'Bird and Flower' vase, Transitional period, mid-17th century

Lot 14. A blue and white gu-form 'Bird and Flower' vase, Transitional period, mid-17th century; 18 in. (45.7 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000 (USD 10,440 - USD 15,660). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The tall vase is elegantly potted with a slightly waisted form, and is decorated on the neck with a long-tailed pheasant standing on rocks amongst peonies, chrysanthemum, and bamboo, all amongst two other birds in flight. The central section is decorated with a pomegranate spray, a prunus spray, and a... [Lire la suite]
14 avril 2019

A large Chinese wucai porcelain jar and cover, Transitional period, mid-17th century

Lot 1150. A large Chinese wucai porcelain jar and cover, Transitional period, mid-17th century; height 56.5cm. Estimate: £2,000 - £4,000. Courtesy Toovey's. the stout shouldered body painted with a scene of an artist standing at a bridge with three female attendants, horse and boy in a rocky landscape, the domed cover with boys and rocks (repaired neck). Provenance: R.H. Benson Collection sale, Christie's, 1st July 1924, Lot 183, purchased by Edward Grenfell, 1st Baron St. Just, then left to... [Lire la suite]