24 juillet 2018

A group of two wucai jars and a blue and white jar, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century

Lot 214. A group of two wucai jars and a blue and white jar, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century; The taller 7 in. (17.8 cm.) high. Estimate : GBP 1,500 - 2,500. Price Realised: GBP 2375.00. © Christie’s Images Ltd 2018 The taller slender wucai jar is decorated with two phoenixes amongst large peony flowers. The other wucai jar is decorated with mythical beasts and floral sprays. The blue and white jar is also decorated with mythical beasts and floral sprays. Provenance: English... [Lire la suite]

24 juillet 2018

A wucai 'Buddhist lion' jar, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century

Lot 212. A wucai 'Buddhist lion' jar, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century; 7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm.) high.Estimate : GBP 1,000 - 1,500. Price Realised: GBP 1750.00. © Christie’s Images Ltd 2018 The jar is colourfully decorated with Buddhist lions and large floral scrolls, below a border of stylised lotus flowers surrounding the shoulder. Provenance: English Collection, predominantly assembled in the 1980s and 1990s.  Christie’s. The Art of China: London Summer Edition, 11-19 july 2018
24 juillet 2018

A wucai bottle vase, 17th century

Lot 211. A wucai bottle vase, 17th century; 15 1/2 in. (39.3 cm.) high. Estimate : GBP 6,000 - 8,000. Price Realised: GBP 3750.00. © Christie’s Images Ltd 2018 The vase is colourfully decorated in bright enamels with large floral sprays and rocks, set against a red patterned ground. Provenance: Belgian private collection.  Christie’s. The Art of China: London Summer Edition, 11-19 july 2018
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01 juillet 2018

A wucai 'Figure' bowl, Mark and period of Wanli (1573-1619)

Lot 2118. A wucai 'Figure' bowl, Mark and period of Wanli (1573-1619); 10.5 cm, 4 1/8 in. Estimate 350,000 — 450,000 HKD (33,742 — 43,383 EUR). Lot sold 524,000 HKD (50,517 EUR). Photo Sotheby's potted with shallow rounded sides supported on a short foot, the exterior painted in the wucai palette, depicting two boys with offerings, alternating with a deer and ox with elaborate saddles, all traversing a landscape with scattered flowers and distanced... [Lire la suite]
20 juin 2018

A fine wucai 'dragon and phoenix' bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 4000. A fine wucai 'dragon and phoenix' bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark and of the period (1821-1850); 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 120,000 - HKD 180,000. Price Realized HKD 400,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011  Brightly enamelled to the exterior with two scaly five-clawed dragons in pursuit of the flaming pearl, alternating with descending long-tailed phoenix, all amidst meandering leafy scrolls and below a band containing the Eight Buddhist... [Lire la suite]
14 juin 2018

A pair of wucai 'dragon and phoenix' bowls , Daoguang six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850) 

Lot 144. A pair of wucai 'dragon and phoenix' bowls , Daoguang six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850). Diamètre: 15 cm. (6 in.). Estimate EUR 20,000 - EUR 30,000. Price realised EUR 40,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Reposant sur un petit pied droit, la panse est à décor continu de deux phénix et deux dragons pourchassant la perle sacrée sur un fond de branchages fleuris. La bordure extérieure est ornée de bajixiang alternant avec des volutes... [Lire la suite]

09 juin 2018

Rare paire de coupes en porcelaine wucai, Marques et époque Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 147. Rare paire de coupes en porcelaine wucai, Marques et époque Yongzheng (1723-1735); 20 cm, 7 7/8  in. Estimation: 30,000 — 50,000 €. Lot Sold 68,750 EUR. Courtesy Sotheby's. chacune peinte au centre en émaux verts d'un dragon féroce à cinq griffes représenté de face poursuivant la perle enflammée parmi des nuages et flammes stylisés, les bords plats ornés d'une bande de cinq dragons en bleu sous couverte, la bordure rehaussée à l'or, le pourtour extérieur vivement peint de quatre... [Lire la suite]
25 mai 2018

A wucai jar, mark and period of Wanli (1573-1619)

Lot 505. A wucai jar, mark and period of Wanli (1573-1619); h. 13.6 cm, 5 3/8  in. Estimate 180,000 — 250,000 HKD ( 18,604 — 25,839 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's.  painted in cobalt blue, iron red, yellow, green and black enamels with four lobed panels, depicting birds flying amongst flower branches, between a frieze of four similarly decorated cartouches against a coin-diaper ground and a lappet band. Compare a similar piece illustrated in Chinese Art... [Lire la suite]
24 mai 2018

A wucai 'lotus pond' garlic-mouth vase, mark and period of Wanli (1573-1619)

Lot 506. A wucai 'lotus pond' garlic-mouth vase, mark and period of Wanli (1573-1619); 45 cm, 17 3/4  in. Estimate 1,200,000 — 1,500,000 HKD ( 124,029 — 155,037 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the pear-shaped body sweeping up from a gently splayed foot to a tall waisted neck and a garlic-mouth, painted with mandarin ducks, herons and various birds in a pond flourishing with lotus, reed and other aquatic plants, the neck decorated with butterflies among flower sprays, all... [Lire la suite]
24 mai 2018

Important vase Wucai à décor «aux cent daims», Chine, Dynastie Ming, marque à six caractères et et époque Wanli (1573 -1619)

Lot 34. Important vase à décor « aux cent daims », bai lu, en émaux cinq couleurs Wucai, Chine, Dynastie Ming, marque à six caractères et époque Wanli (1573 -1619). H. 33,5 cm.  Estimation: 20 000 € / 30 000 €. Résultat 219 800 €. Courtesy Cornette de Saint-Cyr. Rare modèle de jarre décorée en émaux wucai d’un riche décor de daims évoluant dans un paysage rythmé d’arbres et de rochers, structuré par des nuages aux enroulements traités en bleu de cobalt.   ... [Lire la suite]