06 décembre 2018

A Wucai Transitional jar, 17th Century

Lot 591. A Wucai Transitional jar, 17th Century. Height 16,5 cm. Estimate 1 732€ / 1 924€. © Bukowskis Painted in under glaze blue with over glaze polychrome enamels. The rim has a peony and rock border above a scene depicting a figure playing a stringed instrument on a terrace, with two additional figures nearby. There is a seven character inscription on the body of the vase.  Vente d'Hiver chez Bukowskis, Stockholm, le 07 Décembre 2018 à 10h00
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06 décembre 2018

A Transitional Wucai jar with cover, 17th Century

Lot 570. A Transitional Wucai jar with cover, 17th Century. Height with cover 37 cm. Estimate 4 427 € / 4 812 €. © Bukowskis Decorated with Shou Lao along with the immortals in landscape setting.  Vente d'Hiver chez Bukowskis, Stockholm, le 07 Décembre 2018 à 10h00
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06 décembre 2018

A Wucai Transitional vase with cover, 17th Century, Shunzhi (1644-1661)

Lot 589. A Transitional Wucai vase and cover, 17th Century, Shunzhi (1644-1661). Height with lid 36.2 cm. Estimate 3 368 € / 4 331 €. © Bukowskis This vase is of ovoid form and brightly decorated in red, green, yellow and blue with quatrefoil panels reserved against a trefoil ground - of iron-red – each containing a fish swimming amongst aquatic weeds and flowers. The short neck is decorated with stylised waves interspersed with Daoist symbols. The cover is matched.  Vente... [Lire la suite]
06 décembre 2018

A Wucai Transitional jar and cover, 17th Century

Lot 588. A Wucai Transitional jar and cover, 17th Century. Height with cover 40 cm. Estimate 3 849 € / 4 812 €. © Bukowskis This baluster shape, heavily decorated, in a combination of vivid under glaze cobalt blue and over glaze enamels of green, iron-red, yellow and aubergine - with a design that covers the whole of the globular body. The short straight neck – with a rounded lip – is painted in a frieze of alternating plantain leaves in enamels of blue, red and green. The jar has a flat unglazed base. The... [Lire la suite]
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05 décembre 2018

A wucai 'Scholars' teapot and cover, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1619)

Lot 668. A wucai 'Scholars' teapot and cover, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1619); 23.7 cm, 9 3/8  in. Estimate 40,000-60,000 HKD. Lot sold 81,250 HKD. © Sotheby's. painted around the globular body with scholars and attendants in a landscape, all below cartouches of flower and bird against a diaper ground at the shoulder, Japanese box. Provenance: Touhouan collection, Toyama. Note: See a related example with bird and flower motifs and now in the Palace Museum, illustrated... [Lire la suite]
30 septembre 2018

A wucai ‘Dragon and Phoenix’ fan-shaped cricket case, mark and period of Wanli (1573-1619)

Lot 3652. A wucai ‘Dragon and Phoenix’ fan-shaped cricket case, mark and period of Wanli (1573-1619); 9.8 cm, 3 7/8  in. Estimate 300,000 — 400,000 HKD (38,217 - 50,956 USD). Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. with straight sides rising from a knife-pared foot, each facet brightly enamelled with a leaping five-clawed dragon pursuing a flaming pearl beside a swooping phoenix, all amidst leafy sprays issuing stylised flower heads and within underglaze-blue double-line borders, the glazed... [Lire la suite]

30 septembre 2018

A large wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' dish, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 3656. A large wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' dish, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 32.5 cm, 12 3/4  in. Estimate: 800,000 — 1,200,000 HKD (101,912 — 152,868 USD). Lot Sold 1,000,000 HKD (127,560 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. robustly potted with rounded sides resting on a tapered foot, the interior brightly painted with a central medallion enclosing two pairs of five-clawed dragons and swooping phoenix amongst meandering sprays of large peony blooms, encircled by two further... [Lire la suite]
24 septembre 2018

A wucai ‘figural’ beaker vase, gu, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 13. A wucai ‘figural’ beaker vase, gu, Qing dynasty, 19th century; 9 7/8 in. (25.1 cm.) high, box. Estimate HKD 30,000 - HKD 50,000 (USD 3,864 - USD 6,440). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 4 October 2018
24 septembre 2018

A wucai ‘Moon palace’ beaker vase, gu, Shunzhi period (1644-1661)

Lot 14. A wucai ‘Moon palace’ beaker vase, gu, Shunzhi period (1644-1661); 15 ¼ in. (38.8 cm.) high, box. Estimate HKD 60,000 - HKD 80,000(USD 7,728 - USD 10,304). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 4 October 2018
20 septembre 2018

A rare wucai 'Eight Immortals' bowl, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

Lot 44. A rare wucai 'Eight Immortals' bowl, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619); 6 7/8 in. (17 cm.) diam., box. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000 (USD 76,819 - USD 102,426). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Provenance: Collection of Dr. Franco Vannotti of LuganoSold at Sotheby's London, 5 June 1956, lot 38Sold at Bonhams London, 6 November 2014, lot 244 Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]