26 juin 2021

Wine ewer decorated with flowers and fruits, Ming dynasty, Yongle period, 1403 - 1425

Wine ewer decorated with flowers and fruits, Ming dynasty, Yongle period, 1403 - 1425. Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration, height 26.1 cm, diameter of mouth 6.4 cm, National Museum of Chinese History, Beijing. © The Israel Museum. Detail: spout. Wine ewer decorated with flowers and fruits, Ming dynasty, Yongle period, 1403 - 1425. Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration, height 26.1 cm, diameter of mouth 6.4 cm, National Museum of Chinese History, Beijing. © The Israel Museum. Detail: decorations. Wine ewer decorated... [Lire la suite]
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24 mai 2021

An Extremely Rare Pale Celadon-Glazed Compressed Globular Jar, Yongle Period (1403-1425)

Lot 2980. An Extremely Rare Pale Celadon-Glazed Compressed Globular Jar, Yongle Period (1403-1425); 6 ¼ in. (15.8 cm.) wide, box. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price realised HKD 1,062,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 Of broad, compressed form, the jar is covered all over, and on the base, with an attractive pale 'winter-green' glaze thinning on the short neck and pooling slightly in darker tears beneath three modified biscuit florettes on the sloping shoulders, the interior covered with a crackled white... [Lire la suite]
07 octobre 2020

A blue and white 'lotus bouquet' dish, Yongle period (1403-1425)

  Lot 1552. A blue and white 'lotus bouquet' dish, Yongle period (1403-1425); 112 5/8 in. (32.1 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 100,000 - USD 150,000. Price realised USD 437,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. The dish is finely decorated with a central ribbon-tied lotus plant incorporating sagittaria and millet encircled by composite floral scroll. Provenance: W.D. Horne Collection.Sotheby's London, 9 December 1975, lot 127.Sotheby Parke Bernet Ltd., Hong Kong, 8 November 1982,... [Lire la suite]
07 octobre 2020

An important blue and white barbed 'Auspicious flower' dish with the mark of Shah Jahan, Yongle period (1403-1425)

Lot 1551. An important blue and white barbed 'Auspicious flower' dish with the mark of Shah Jahan, Yongle period (1403-1425); 14 5/8 in. (37.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. Price realised USD 1,470,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. The central medallion is finely painted with floral scroll including rose, hibiscus, pomegranate, lotus, peony, chrysanthemum, and camellia blossoms, all borne on scrolling interlocking stems. The fluted cavetto is decorated with twelve... [Lire la suite]
07 octobre 2020

A large and rare blue and white dish, Yongle period (1403-1425)

Lot 1547. A large and rare blue and white dish, Yongle period (1403-1425); 5 ¾ in. (40 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. Price realised USD 650,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. The dish is decorated in rich cobalt blue characteristically 'heaped and piled' with chrysanthemum scroll within a shaped border, beneath peony scroll in the well and further scroll on the everted rim. The reverse is decorated with further flower blossoms. Provenance: Sotheby Parke Bernet Ltd., Hong... [Lire la suite]
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26 septembre 2020

Sotheby's Hong Kong Chinese Works of Art Autumn Sales to feature 'Monochrome II'

Courtesy Sotheby's. HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong presents two carefully curated Chinese Works of Art Sales to be held on 9 October 2020, Monochrome II and Important Chinese Art. Monochrome II is the sequel to the highly successful Monochrome sale held in July. Highlights include a jadeite-green glazed jar and cover from the Ming dynasty, a superb silver-streaked Nogime Temmoku bowl from the Southern Song dynasty and a magnificent huanghuali six-post canopy bed from the Ming dynasty. Important Chinese Art is a tightly... [Lire la suite]

26 mars 2020

A rare large blue and white 'Lotus Bouquet' dish, Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403-1425)

Lot 3196. A rare large blue and white 'Lotus Bouquet' dish, Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403-1425); 41 cm., 16 1/8 in. Estimate 300,000—400,000 HKD. Lot Sol 524,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. well potted with a broad flat base rising to shallow rounded sides, painted in the centre in vivid tones of cobalt with a lotus bouquet of thin lotus stalks, arrowhead, pondweed and millet tied together with a ribbon, enclosed on the cavetto with a composite floral scroll of camellia, chrysanthemum, lotus, and peony, all below a... [Lire la suite]
07 mars 2020

An extremely rare pale celadon-glazed compressed globular jar, Yongle period (1403-1425)

Lot 1357. An extremely rare pale celadon-glazed compressed globular jar, Yongle period (1403-1425); 6 5/8 in. (16.9 cm.) diam. Estimate 300,000 - USD 500,000. Price realised USD 1,082,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010 Of broad, compressed form, covered all over, and on the base, with an attractive pale 'winter-green' glaze thinning on the short neck and pooling slightly in darker tears beneath three modified biscuit florets on the sloping shoulders, the interior glazed white, box. Provenance: Nathan Bentz &... [Lire la suite]
27 décembre 2019

A fine early Ming anhua-decorated tianbai 'lotus bouquet' dish, Yongle period (1403-1425)

Lot 1908. A fine early Ming anhua-decorated tianbai 'lotus bouquet' dish, Yongle period (1403-1425); 10 7/8 in. (27.6 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 800,000. Price Realized HKD 1,470,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013 With rounded sides, the interior is delicately incised with a ribboned lotus bouquet surrounded by a composite floral meander issuing thirteen blooms including lotus, gardenia, hibiscus and chrysanthemum and leaves, below a border of classic scroll beneath... [Lire la suite]
27 décembre 2019

A fine large early Ming anhua-decorated tianbai 'lotus bouquet' dish, Yongle period (1403-1425)

Lot 1907. A fine large early Ming anhua-decorated tianbai 'lotus bouquet' dish, Yongle period (1403-1425); 12 3/8 in. (31.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000. Price Realized HKD 1,710,000 (USD 221,315) . © Christie's Image Ltd 2013 With rounded sides, the interior is delicately incised with a ribboned lotus bouquet surrounded by a composite floral meander issuing thirteen blooms including lotus, gardenia, hibiscus and chrysanthemum. The decoration on... [Lire la suite]