15 avril 2019

A rare large blue and white 'Shou' character jar, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the

Lot 212. A rare large blue and white 'Shou' character jar, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619); 18 3/8 in. (46.8 cm) high. Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000 (USD 39,150 - USD 65,250). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The jar is heavily potted with a high-shouldered body and the exterior is decorated with a pattern of shou roundels reserved against a ground of scrolling lotus tendrils. The base is encircled with a band of ruyi-heads and the short neck is... [Lire la suite]

04 mars 2017

A blue and white porcelain 'Shou' character jar, Ming dynasty, Wanli six-character mark and of the period (1573-1620)

Lot 2142. A blue and white porcelain 'Shou' character jar, Ming dynasty, Wanli six-character mark and of the period (1573-1620). Estimate US$ 25,000 - 35,000 (€24,000 - 33,000). Photo: Bonhams. Of ovoid form with a high shoulder, the curving walls painted in underglaze blue with the three friends of winter, pine, bamboo and prunus, the foliage sprouting from stylized shou-character-form trunks, the short, straight neck painted with upright banana leaves. 9 1/4in (23.5cm) high ... [Lire la suite]
20 janvier 2017

Ming dynasty Blue and White Porcelains, Vanderven Oriental Art at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017

Porcelain Stand, China, Six character mark of Wanli and of the period (1573-1620). Ø:22 cm H: 8 cm.Vanderven Oriental Art at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. This robustly potted circular stand comprises a ring, supported on five cloud-lappet feet, on a ring base. It is decorated in underglaze blue, except the top of the wide rim, which has been left unglazed. The outside edge of the rim, is decorated with meandering garlands with lingzhi fungus heads, interrupted by a large cartouche bearing... [Lire la suite]
13 septembre 2016

Blue and white plate, China, Ming dynasty, Wanli six-character mark and of the period (1573-1619)

Lot 649. Blue and white plate, China, Ming dynasty, Wanli six-character mark and of the period (1573-1619). Estimate: € 3500-4500. Photo Hampel The inside of the plate decorated with two figures in the storm, shown in bright cobalt blue. Externally double gourd vases and floral decor. On the bottom Wanli six-character mark in a double circle. Hampel. Asian Art. Thursday, September 22, 2016
27 août 2016

Chinese Blue and White Glazed Porcelain Sweetmeat Dish, Wanli Six-Character Mark and of the Period

Lot 55. Chinese Blue and White Glazed Porcelain Sweetmeat Dish, Wanli Six-Character Mark and of the Period. Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000. Photo Doyle The shallow form divided on the interior with seven compartments, each drawn with a striding dragon in pursuit of a flaming pearl, the exterior painted with four striding dragons. Diameter 9 5/8 inches. C Property from a Private New Jersey Collector Doyle. Asian Works of Art. Mon, Sep 12, 2016 at 10am EDT
18 mai 2016

A large wucai foliate-shaped 'dragon' basin, Wanli six-character mark and of the period (1573-1619)

Lot 72. A large wucai foliate-shaped 'dragon' basin, Wanli six-character mark and of the period (1573-1619). Estimate £12,000 - 15,000 (€15,000 - 19,000). Unsold. Photo Bonhams. Heavily potted with foliate rim and deep sides, vividly painted and enamelled in the well with a blue five-clawed dragon amidst flaming pearls and wispy clouds, the sides and rim similarly decorated with alternating blue, red and green dragons, the exterior decorated with lotus scrolls under the rim as well as the 'Eight Buddhist Emblems' on the... [Lire la suite]

15 mai 2016

A rare yellow-glazed saucer dish, Wanli six-character mark and of the period (1573-1619)

Lot 36. Property from the Cunliffe Collection. A rare yellow-glazed saucer dish, Wanli six-character mark and of the period (1573-1619), 18.5cm (7 1/4in) diam. Sold for £15,000 (€19,045). Photo: Bonhams. The shallow rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot to the flaring rim, covered overall with a speckled lemon-yellow glaze, the base glazed white.  Provenance: Rolf, Lord Cunliffe (1899-1963), Honorary Keeper of the Far Eastern Collections at the Fitzwilliam Museum,... [Lire la suite]
04 décembre 2015

A rare imperial gilt-bronze and cloisonné enamel incense burner and a cover

Lot 55. A rare imperial gilt-bronze and cloisonné enamel incense burner and a cover. The incense burner Wanli six-character mark and of the period, the cover 18th century; 24.5cm (9 5/8in) wide. Estimate: 320,000-400,000 HKD. Sold for HK$ 875,000 (€105,802). Photo Bonhams.  The body of compressed globular form, decorated with four dragons amidst meandering lotus scrolls, above a slightly domed foot with lotus lappets, rising to a short neck with a key-fret band on the pronounced mouth rim, the shoulders... [Lire la suite]
11 novembre 2015

A blue and white 'hundred birds' jar, Wanli six-character mark and of the period (1573-1619)

Lot 116. A blue and white 'hundred birds' jar, Wanli six-character mark and of the period (1573-1619); 34.1cm (13 1/2in) high. Estimate £8,000 - 12,000 (€11,000 - 17,000). Unsold. Photo Bonhams. Decorated with a continuous scene depicting a multitude of birds perching on bamboo stems issuing from stylised rockwork or hovering above a lotus pond, the short neck encircled by a band of blooming flowers issuing from scrolling stems below the lipped rim.  Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART, 12 Nov 2015... [Lire la suite]
16 octobre 2015

A blue and white 'longevity' bowl, Wanli six-character mark and of the period

A blue and white 'longevity' bowl, Wanli six-character mark and of the period. Estimate £1,500 - 2,000 (€2,000 - 2,700). Photo: Bonhams. The rounded sides rising from a slightly tapering foot, painted to the exterior with four shou characters within double line borders, the interior with a central medallion enclosing a fu character. 14.7cm (5 3/4in) diam. Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 9 Nov 2015 10:30 GMT - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE