20 septembre 2021

An iron-red-ground underglaze-blue 'scholar' stembowl, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1620)

Lot 149. An iron-red-ground underglaze-blue 'scholar' stembowl, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1620). Diameter 5¾ in., 14.3 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD. Lot sold: 12,600 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the rounded sides supported on a tall straight foot and rising to an everted rim, the exterior painted in underglaze blue with a continuous scene of scholars engaged in the 'four accomplishments', the gentlemen variously playing weiqi, admiring a painting, and reading... [Lire la suite]

06 février 2021

A blue and white melon decorated jar, Wanli period (1573-1620)

Lot 561. A blue and white melon decorated jar, Wanli period (1573-1620); D. 16,5 cm. Estimate: € 900 - €1,200. Result: € 1,100. Courtesy Nagel.  Provenance: South German private collection, bought 1981 from Lameris in Amsterdam according to records. Fine Asian Art, Stuttgart - Part I by Nagel Auction, December 8, 2020
04 février 2021

A Kraak blue and white porcelain bottle vase, Wanli period (1573-1620)

Lot 537. A Kraak blue and white porcelain bottle vase, Wanli period (1573-1620); H. 27,2 cm. Estimate: € 1,200 - €1,800. Result: € 1,000. Courtesy Nagel.  Provenance: South German private collection, assembled prior. Fine Asian Art, Stuttgart - Part I by Nagel Auction, December 8, 2020
04 février 2021

A blue and white phoenix and dragon Kraak porcelain charger, Wanli Period (1573-1620)

Lot 529. A blue and white phoenix and dragon Kraak porcelain charger, Wanli Period (1573-1620); D. 50 cm. Estimate: € 4,000 - €6,000. Result: € 4,000. Courtesy Nagel.  Provenance: South German private collection, acquired at Bernheimer, Munich, on 7 Nov 1990. Fine Asian Art, Stuttgart - Part I by Nagel Auction, December 8, 2020
24 novembre 2020

A pair of large blue and white 'lotus' jars, Wanli period (1573-1620)

  Lot 40. A pair of large blue and white 'lotus' jars, Wanli period (1573-1620). The largest 37.4cm (14 3/4in) high. Estimate £ 2,000 3,000. Sold for £ 13,812 (€ 15,539). Courtesy Bonhams. Each of ovoid form, robustly potted, rising to the high shoulders and short waisted neck with lipped rim, painted around the exterior in vivid varying shades of blue with continuous foliate lotus scrolls, between upright overlapping lappets border above the foot and foliate scroll around the neck, the base unglazed with... [Lire la suite]
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16 juin 2020

A fine blue and white 'lotus' dish, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1620)

Lot 568. A blue and white 'lotus' dish, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1620); 21 cm, 8 1/4  in. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 HKD. Lot sold 125,000 HKD (5,698 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising to an everted rim, painted on the exterior a dragon chasing a flaming pearl, the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue.  Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 05 June 2020 

16 juin 2020

A fine blue and white 'lotus' dish, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1620)

Lot 513. A fine blue and white 'lotus' dish, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1620); 18.5 cm, 7 1/4  in. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 HKD. Lot sold 212,500 HKD (24,215 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the rounded sides supported on a straight foot, boldly painted to the interior with a central medallion enclosing a lotus flower with radiating foliate scrolls, the exterior with an undulating lotus scroll, inscribed to the base with a four-character mark reading Shangpin jiaqi ('high... [Lire la suite]
16 juin 2020

A blue-glazed 'dragon' bowl, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period and a blue and white figure of an official, Ming dynasty, Wanli period

Lot 574. A blue-glazed 'dragon' bowl, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period (1522-1566) and a blue and white figure of an official, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1620); 21 and 18 cm, 8 1/4  and 7 1/8  in. Estimate 10,000 — 20,000 HKD. Lot sold 125,000 HKD (14,244  EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the bowl decorated on the interior with two dragons wreathed in lotuses.  Note: A closely related blue-glazed 'dragon' bowl from the Qing court collections, and... [Lire la suite]
11 juin 2020

A rare blue and white 'boys at play' stem cup, Wanli period (1573-1620)

A rare blue and white 'boys at play' stem cup, Wanli period (1573-1620); 13.5cm diam. (5 1/2in) diam. Asking price: £25,000. © Bonhams. With deep rounded sides rising to a gently everted rim, supported on a tall splayed foot encircled by a raised bowstring, vividly painted on the exterior with ten boys at play divided in four groups, engaged in various pursuits including dancing and sitting on the ground holding peaches and lotus flowers, all amongst blossoming lotus, pine, banana plant and... [Lire la suite]
17 mars 2020

A large and rare Ming wucai seated figure of Shoulao, Wanli period (1573-1620)

Lot 3583. A large and rare Ming wucai seated figure of Shoulao, Wanli period (1573-1620); 15 1/2 in. (39.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 1,200,000 - HKD 1,800,000. Price Realized HKD 980,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. The God of Longevity shown seated atop a recumbent deer raised on an oval plinth painted with clouds and waves breaking against rocks, holding a ruyi scepter in his right hand, dressed in a brightly coloured robe predominantly decorated with peony medallions on an iron-red diaper... [Lire la suite]