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]
14 avril 2019

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

Lot 1028. A large Chinese wucai porcelain jar and cover, Transitional period, mid-17th century; height 56.5cm. Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000. Courtesy Toovey's. the stout shouldered body painted with two figures on horseback accompanied by six musicians within a rocky landscape, the short neck and domed cover with flowers and leaves (restoration). Toovey's. Asian and Islamic Ceramics and Works of Art, 18 Apr 2019 -  auctions@tooveys.com ·  +44 (0)1903 891955
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24 mars 2019

A large blue and white 'Peach Blossom Spring' brushpot, Transitional period, circa 1640

Lot 749. A large blue and white 'Peach Blossom Spring' brushpot, Transitional period, circa 1640. Height 8 in., 20.8 cm. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 USD. Lot sold 100,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of cylindrical section, painted with a continuous narrative depicting various scenes from Peach Blossom Spring; the fisherman alone in a sampan, encountering a sage in the mystical forest, and a boy sharing the news of the mysterious visitor, all within heavy scrolling... [Lire la suite]

24 mars 2019

A blue and white 'Figural' sleeve vase, Transitional period, circa 1640-1650

Lot 748. A blue and white 'Figural' sleeve vase, Transitional period, circa 1640-1650. Height 17 3/8  in., 44.1 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 25,000 USD. Lot sold 52,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the cylindrical body finely painted in varying tones of underglaze blue with a continuous highly animated scene depicting a group of armed men giving chase over rocky terrain to a soldier, fleeing over water on the back of mythical tortoise, observed from a distance by a pair of compatriots... [Lire la suite]
17 janvier 2019

A pair of blue and white jugs, Transitional period, 17th century

Lot 335. A pair of blue and white jugs, Transitional period, 17th century; 9 in. (22.8 cm.) high, each. Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000. Price realised US$3,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Each with beak spout, the sides painted with flowering prunus boughs, with upright loop handle. Provenance The Leo and Doris Hodroff Collection.  Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part IV, New York, 17 January 2019
17 janvier 2019

A blue and white ewer, Transitional period, 17th century

Lot 306. A blue and white ewer, Transitional period, 17th century; 8 5/8 in. (21.9 cm.) high. Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500. Price realised US$1,625. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Decorated with a rectangular panel enclosing a mountain scene and various scholar's objects, with later silvered-metal mount. Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part IV, New York, 17 January 2019
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15 janvier 2019

The Walter and Phyllis Shorentein collection of Chinese Art at Christie's New York, 24 March 2011

Phyllis and Walter Shorenstein. The Chinese works of art in the collection of Walter and Phyllis Shorenstein are spectacular in their beauty, technical excellence and historical importance. Following the recent and immense success of Treasures From the Shorenstein Collection, including important glass, imperial porcelain and fine jades sold in our Hong Kong rooms, Christie's New York is pleased to offer ancient bronzes, early ceramics and sculpture, jade carvings, and the very rare and important 12th century Yunnanese... [Lire la suite]