02 juillet 2021

Qing dynasty cloisonné enamel sold at Bonhams London, 7 June 2021

Lot 641. A large and rare archaistic cloisonné enamel lozenge-shaped vase, gu, Early 18th century; 46.5cm (18 2/8in) high. Estimate £3,000 - £5,000. Sold for £ 35,250 (€ 40,986). © Bonhams 2001-2021. The vase of lozenge section, cast as an archaic vessel with vertical flanges on the corners decorated with key-fret designs, the bulging mid-section with stylised taotie masks, the lower and upper sections similarly decorated with hanging plantain leaves dividing lotus sprays borne on tendrils, the... [Lire la suite]

25 janvier 2021

A Longquan celadon beaker vase, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 528. A Longquan celadon beaker vase, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644); 8in (20.3cm) high. Estimate US$ 1,500 - 2,500. Sold for US$ 1,530 (€ 1,259). Courtesy Bonhams. Of archaic gu form, modeled with a flared neck withvase with trumpet neck and incised with leaf-form lappets, with a red character painted under the foot ring. Bonhams. Asian Decorative Works of Art, 15 Dec 2020, Los Angeles
18 décembre 2020

A blue and white beaker vase, Qing dynasty, Shunzhi period (1644-1661)

  Lot 432. A blue and white beaker vase, Qing dynasty, Shunzhi period (1644-1661); 45.7 cm, 18 in. Estimate: 80,000 - 120,000 HKD. Lot sold: 119,700 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Sotheby's. China / 5000 years, Hong Kong, 27 November 2020
16 octobre 2020

Two copper-red and celadon-decorated carved blue and white beaker vases, Kangxi six-character marks and of the period

Lot 1572. Two copper-red and celadon-decorated carved blue and white beaker vases, Kangxi six-character marks in underglaze blue within double circles and of the period (1662-1722); 16 3/8 and 16 ¾ in. (41.5 and 42.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 30,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The neck is carved with a phoenix standing on a blue and celadon rock surrounded by peonies, the rounded mid-section is decorated with two chilong writhing amidst lingzhi, and the... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2020

A copper-red and underglaze blue-decorated celadon-ground beaker vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 2143. A copper-red and underglaze blue-decorated celadon-ground beaker vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 18 1/8 in. (46 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price Realized USD 12,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The trumpet-shaped neck, bulbous middle section, and spreading foot are decorated with shaped rectangular panels depicting immortals and figural landscape scenes executed in underglaze blue with faint copper-red details. The panels are surrounded by carved... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2020

A blue and white beaker vase, Transitional period, Chongzhen (1628-1644)

Lot 2138. A blue and white beaker vase, Transitional period, Chongzhen (1628-1644); 16½ in. (41.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000. Price Realized USD 32,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The vase is finely decorated on the neck with a continuous landscape scene, above a band of shaped ruyi heads on the midsection and pendent leaves on the lower section. Provenance: Private collection, Japan, acquired in the 1980s.  ... [Lire la suite]

03 avril 2020

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

Lot 2132. A blue and white beaker vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 17¼ in. (43.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price Realized USD 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The vase is well painted in bright blue tones with ogival-shaped reserves, each enclosing one of the Eight Immortals, four on the neck, two on the convex mid-section, and two on the lower body, all reserved on a diaper ground between various decorative borders. Provenance: Nuri Farhadi,... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2020

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

Lot 2131. A blue and white beaker vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 16½ in. (42 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price Realized USD 10,625. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The vase is boldly painted in varying tones of underglaze blue with a qilin on one side and a phoenix on the other, separated by tall flowering trees all between borders of key-fret at the neck and foot. A band of pine needles encircles the interior of the mouth, wood stand. ... [Lire la suite]
08 mars 2020

A blue and white beaker vase, Transitional period, Chongzhen period (1628-1644)

Lot 1325. A blue and white beaker vase, Transitional period, Chongzhen period (1628-1644); 17½ in. (44.5 cm.) high. Estimate 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised 30,000 USD. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010 Finely painted on the neck with two plump quail standing on a rock amidst bamboo and chrysanthemums, with a pair of birds, a butterfly and insects in flight below the sun on the reverse, the center section with fu symbols alternating with quatrefoil cartouches of lotus, and the bottom section with... [Lire la suite]
09 février 2020

A rare underglaze-black beaker vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, with apocryphal Jiajing six-character mark

A rare underglaze-black beaker vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, with apocryphal Jiajing six-character mark. Height 17 1/2  in., 44.5 cm. Photo Sotheby's. Provenance: Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York, 1999. Literature: R.M. Chait, "A Black and White Beaker-Shaped Vase," Far Eastern Ceramic Bulletin, September 1952, vol. IV, no. 3, serial no. 19, pp. 9-11. Note: The present vase offers an array of spiritual and auspicious imagery. The upper section focuses on the theme of longevity with deer... [Lire la suite]