03 avril 2020

A blue and white beaker vase, Transitional period, Chongzhen (1628-1644)

Lot 2138. A blue and white beaker vase, Transitional period, Chongzhen (1628-1644); 16½ in. (41.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000. Price Realized USD 32,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The vase is finely decorated on the neck with a continuous landscape scene, above a band of shaped ruyi heads on the midsection and pendent leaves on the lower section. Provenance: Private collection, Japan, acquired in the 1980s.  ... [Lire la suite]

03 avril 2020

A small blue and white brush pot, Transitional period, circa 1635-1640

Lot 2136. A small blue and white brush pot, Transitional period, circa 1635-1640; 6½ in. (16.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price Realized USD 15,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The sides are painted with a continuous scene of a scholar standing beside a tree in a garden, as an attendant carrying a wrapped bundle approaches, all between incised double-line borders at the rims. Provenance: Marchant & Son, London, 1991.  ... [Lire la suite]
08 mars 2020

A blue and white sleeve vase, Transitional period, circa 1635-1650

Lot 1371. A blue and white sleeve vase, Transitional period, circa 1635-1650; 18 in. (45.8 cm.) high. Estimate 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised 68,500 USD. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010 Well painted with a scene of a soldier/official surrounded by attendants, three holding halberds and a banner standing behind him, while he faces a groom with a horse and two further attendants carrying gifts, all between incised borders and below pendent leaf tips on the waisted neck. Exhibited: On loan to the... [Lire la suite]
08 mars 2020

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

Lot 1370. A blue and white sleeve vase, Transitional period, circa 1640; 17 7/8 in. (45.4 cm.) high. Estimate 15,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised 18,750 USD. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010 Well painted in rich shades of blue at the waist with a wide band of overlapping ruyi-head lappets containing lotus blossoms amidst leafy scroll beneath five of the bajixiang, positioned beneath tasseled chimes and between further lappets containing lotus, camellia and beribboned pearls, the foot incised with a... [Lire la suite]
08 mars 2020

A large wucai baluster vase, Transitional period, circa 1650

Lot 1330. A large wucai baluster vase, Transitional period, circa 1650; 20 1/8 in. (51.1 cm.) high. Estimate 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised 8,125 USD. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010 Painted with an official seated in a terraced garden surrounded by attendants and tribute bearers, three kneeling in the foreground and presenting a jue, an ingot and a wine ewer, while a fourth approaches from the side bearing a wrapped gift, the neck painted with leafy chrystanthemum and peony sprays and ornamental... [Lire la suite]
08 mars 2020

A wucai baluster jar and cover, Transitional period, circa 1650

Lot 1329. A wucai baluster jar and cover, Transitional period, circa 1650; 15 1/8 in. (38.4 cm.) high. Estimate 18,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised 37,500 USD. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010 Painted around the body with a scene of a maiden kneeling in tribute before male and female officials, their attendants to one side in front of a large screen and altar table, while a group of maidens play musical instruments on a terrace, all beneath a border of 'cracked-ice' pattern on the shoulder and rocks and flowers... [Lire la suite]

08 mars 2020

A blue and white beaker vase, Transitional period, Chongzhen period (1628-1644)

Lot 1325. A blue and white beaker vase, Transitional period, Chongzhen period (1628-1644); 17½ in. (44.5 cm.) high. Estimate 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised 30,000 USD. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010 Finely painted on the neck with two plump quail standing on a rock amidst bamboo and chrysanthemums, with a pair of birds, a butterfly and insects in flight below the sun on the reverse, the center section with fu symbols alternating with quatrefoil cartouches of lotus, and the bottom section with... [Lire la suite]
07 février 2020

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 realised 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 farthest rock and a... [Lire la suite]
30 janvier 2020

A rare blue and white two-handled vase, Transitional period, mid-17th century

Lot 21. A rare blue and white two-handled vase, Transitional period, mid-17th century; 14 7/8 in. (37.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 5,000. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2020 The globular body decorated on either side with scholars conversing in a garden between borders of lappets, the snake-form handles decorated with scattered clouds. Property from the Collection of Peter Tcherepnine. Christie’s. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Tibor... [Lire la suite]
30 janvier 2020

A blue and white garlic-mouth vase, Transitional period, mid-17th century

Lot 10. A blue and white garlic-mouth vase, Transitional period, mid-17th century; 14 7/8 in. (37.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 8,125. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2020 Painted with a continuous scene of birds in flight amidst various flowering plants. Property from the Collection of Peter Tcherepnine. Christie’s. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Tibor Collection, Part II, New York, 23 January 2020