08 mars 2020

A massive blue and white baluster vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1372. A massive blue and white baluster vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 30¾ in. (78.1 cm.) high. Estimate 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised 60,000 USD. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010 The body well painted with phoenixes, cranes, and a peacock in a lush setting of peonies and trees, with numerous small birds nestled amidst their branches and in flight beneath a band of scrolling clouds and borders of bamboo and crosshatch designs at the base of the tapered neck, which is painted in similar fashion,... [Lire la suite]

21 août 2016

A blue and white double gourd vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 866.  A blue and white double gourd vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The vase is decorated on the upper and lower bulbs with leafy floral scroll below a 'cracked ice' border. 7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm.) high. Provenance: William Rhinelander Stewart (1852-1929) Collection.The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1929. Christie's. Collected in America: Chinese Ceramics from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 15 September... [Lire la suite]
21 août 2016

A blue and white bottle vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 865. A blue and white bottle vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The bulbous vase is decorated in bright shades of blue with shaped panels enclosing 'antiques' or roses, between bands of alternating large and small ruyi-heads. The tall neck is encircled by one flat and two rounded collars, all painted with decorative bands, beneath upright leaves on the trumpet-form neck. 10 1/8 in. (25.6 cm.) high. Provenance: William Rhinelander... [Lire la suite]
21 août 2016

A small blue and white globular vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 864. A small blue and white globular vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The bulbous body is decorated with blossoming peony scroll beneath the short neck and flaring mouth rim. 3 ½ in. (9.2 cm.) high. Provenance: William Rhinelander Stewart (1852-1929) Collection.The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1929. Christie's. Collected in America: Chinese Ceramics from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 15 September... [Lire la suite]
21 août 2016

Two blue and white vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 852. Two blue and white vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The first is a blue and white pear-shaped bottle-vase, painted with alternating vertical panels of a lady holding a fan in a garden and an arrangement of antiques below elaborate lappet borders on the neck. The second is a cylindrical vase decorated with two registers of panels enclosing baskets of flowers and antiques. Pear-shaped vase 10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm.) high, cylindrical vase 6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm.)... [Lire la suite]