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]
11 janvier 2019

A blue and white pear-shaped vase, Transitional period, circa 1645-1655

Lot 1661. A blue and  white pear-shaped vase, Transitional period, circa 1645-1655; 9 1/8 in. (23.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price Realized USD 10,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  Raised on a spreading pedestal foot, one side painted with an unusual scene of an immortal playing the arrow game standing beside an attendant holding arrows on a cloud to one side of a pavilion set amidst rocks and crashing waves, with a vase filled with arrows sitting on the... [Lire la suite]

21 décembre 2018

A blue and white sleeve vase, Transitional period

Lot 471. A blue and white sleeve vase, Transitional period; 43 cm, 16 7/8  in. Estimate £4,000 - £6,000. Sold: £6,250. © Sotheby's the cylindrical body rising from a flat base to a short waisted neck, painted around the exterior in rich cobalt-blue tones with a phoenix and qilin in a fenced garden. Provenance: Millon et Associes, Paris, 31st October 2014. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Chinese Art, London, 10 November 2017  
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17 décembre 2018

A pair of wucai 'Ladies and boys' jars and covers, Transitional period, 17th century

Lot 578. A pair of wucai 'Ladies and boys' jars and covers, Transitional period, 17th century. H.: 41 cm. (16 1/8 in.). Estimate EUR 2,000 - EUR 3,000. Price realised EUR 5,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. La panse ornée de femmes et de garçons jouant dans un paysage rocailleux et arboré, le col à décor de fleurs alternant avec des rochers, ce décor repris sur le couvercle ; restaurations, socles en bois. Christie's. C'est fou!, Paris, 12 - 14 December 2018
17 décembre 2018

Two wucai jars, Transitional period, 17th century

Lot 574. Two wucai jars, Transitional period, 17th century. H. max. : 42 cm. (16 ½ in.). Estimate EUR 3,000 - EUR 5,000. Price realised EUR 3,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Comprenant une potiche couverte à décor de dragon et de phénix parmi les flammes, nuages, et les Huit Objets Précieux ; l'autre potiche sans couvercle ornée de phénix évoluant parmi les rinceaux feuillagés ; fêles. Christie's. C'est fou!, Paris, 12 - 14 December 2018
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17 décembre 2018

A wucai 'Birds and flowers' jar, Transitional period, 17th century

Lot 571. A wucai 'Birds and flowers' jar, Transitional period, 17th century. H.: 37.5 cm. (14 ¾ in.). Estimate EUR 8,000 - EUR 12,000. Price realised EUR 10,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. De forme balustre, la panse ornée de phénix, grues, et d'autres oiseaux en vol parmi les magnolia et bambou émergeant des rochers, le col rehaussé de fleurs ; égrenures et fêles. Christie's. C'est fou!, Paris, 12 - 14 December 2018