11 octobre 2021

A pair of famille-rose baluster jars and covers, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 790. A pair of famille-rose baluster jars and covers, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 24 in. (61 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 75,000. © Christie's 2021 Each jar is decorated with cockerels, a hen and a chick amid rocks, peony blossoms and flowering branches, between geometric-ground decorative bands on the neck and above the foot. Each cover is decorated with further flowers below a decorative band of ruyi-heads below the brown-painted... [Lire la suite]

27 janvier 2020

A pair of blue and white baluster jars and covers, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 285. A pair of blue and white baluster jars and covers, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height of jars and covers 22 3/4 in., 57.8 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 32,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's each painted with rows of petal-shaped panels densely filled with peonies and foliage, between narrow flower and foliate bands at the rim and foot; together with a gu-shaped vase, en suite (broken) (5).  Provenance: The Chinese Porcelain... [Lire la suite]
02 janvier 2020

A small Longquan celadon baluster jar and cover, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 1491. A small Longquan celadon baluster jar and cover, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 4,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013  The jar is carved with a band of foliate scroll bearing two flowers between a band of upright petals below and a band of clouds above. The cover is carved with rows of overlapping petals radiating from the center. Both are covered with a glaze of blue-green color. Provenance: Frank Caro, New... [Lire la suite]
06 novembre 2019

A pair of massive and superbly-decorated famille rose baluster jars and covers, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 180. A pair of massive and superbly-decorated famille rose baluster jars and covers, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 30 ¾ in. (78.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 120,000 - GBP 180,000. Price realised GBP 150,000. © Christie's Images  Each jar is finely decorated in bright enamels with elaborately dressed and coiffured equestriennes riding through a garden with a trellis covered in flowering plants to one side, with two scholars and an attendent at leisure in a... [Lire la suite]
15 décembre 2018

Potiche couverte en porcelaine wucai Epoque Transition, XVIIE siècle

Lot 124. A wucai baluster jar and cover, Transitional period, 17th century; 36 cm, 14 1/8  in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 €. Lot Sold: 5,000 €. © Sotheby's.  Potiche couverte en porcelaine wucai, Epoque Transition, XVIIE siècle. de forme balustre, la panse peinte avec une scène continue animée de dames de cour sur une terrasse et de personnages de cour dans un paysage lacustre, le couvercle orné de trois enfants (2). Collection aristocratique allemande. Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
12 mai 2018

A pair of famille-verte baluster jars and covers, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 133. A pair of famille-verte baluster jars and covers, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 64 cm, 25 1/8  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Lot Sold 25.000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. the rounded sides of each rising from a slightly spreading foot to a waisted neck and everted rim, painted with shaped panels of figures in interiors, on a green ground of vases and precious objects, above lappet panels of flowers at the base, the covers Samson. Quantité: 4. Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]

16 mars 2018

A pair of Chinese export porcelain famille-rose baluster jars and covers, Yongzheng period, circa 1730

Lot 494. A pair of Chinese export porcelain famille-rose baluster jars and covers, Yongzheng period, circa 1730; height 18 1/2 in., 47 cm. Estimate 25,000 — 35,000 USD. Lot sold 92,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's 2012 decorated with ladies in a fenced garden, wood stands.   Sotheby's. Property from the Estate of Brooke Astor. New York, 24 sept. 2012
09 mars 2018

An important Fahua baluster jar and cover, Ming Dynasty, late 15th-early 16th century

Lot 528. An important Fahua baluster jar and cover, Ming Dynasty, late 15th-early 16th century. Height: 42 cm. Estimate 20 000 € / 30 000 €. © Veritas Art Auctioneers Relief and polychrome decoration in turquoise, white and ochre. Depicting the Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove on a landscape with rocks, Pine trees and cloud scrolls. Shoulder decorated with the eight Taoist symbols on a ruyi frieze and neck with vaporous clouds. Decorated near the base with a large petal lappet band... [Lire la suite]
24 octobre 2017

A 'Famille-verte' baluster jar and cover, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)

Lot 118. A 'Famille-verte' baluster jar and cover, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722). Estimate 8,000 — 10,000 USD. Lot sold 12,000 USD. Photo: Sothebys. of classic baluster form, the exterior intricately painted in brilliant enamels with a scene set within a garden pavillion of a celebratory gathering of various officials and court ladies in honor of a seated couple, the man in a long mustard-yellow robe with stylized 'shou' characters and an iron-red dragon at his chest, all below a band... [Lire la suite]
28 août 2017

A massive and superbly-decorated famille rose baluster jar and cover, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 744. A massive and superbly-decorated famille rose baluster jar and cover, Yongzheng period (1723-1735), 31 7/8 in. (81 cm.) high. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 137,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The massive jar is decorated on the exterior with numerous lively vignettes including fishermen at work in their boats and their families in their houseboats, four men playing games at a picnic, and a scholar and lady drinking in a canopied boat. The scenes are... [Lire la suite]