10 décembre 2019

A rare early Ming blue and white moonflask, bianping, Yongle period (1403-1425)

Lot 1512. A rare early Ming blue and white moonflask, bianping, Yongle period (1403-1425); 12 3/4 in. (32.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 4,500,000 - HKD 5,000,000. Price realised HKD 16,360,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2006 Of double-gourd form after a Middle Eastern metalwork prototype, each domed facet of the moonflask well painted with an eight-pointed starburst radiating from a central yinyang motif, the foliate points interspersed between palmette ornaments, encircled by a... [Lire la suite]

28 mars 2018

A rare blue and white moonflask, bianping, Yongle period (1403-1425) 

Lot 1480. A rare blue and white moonflask, bianping, Yongle period (1403-1425); 10½ in. (26.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 110,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011  Raised on a short, rounded rectangular foot, each convex side painted in underglaze blue of dark, inky tone with a stylized flower formed by eight palmette-joined petals radiating from a central yinyang motif encircled by a narrow petal band, all within an outer diaper border, the narrow... [Lire la suite]
21 juillet 2017

An important and rare blue and white moonflask, bianping, Xuande six-character mark in a line and of the period (1426-1435)

Lot 3111. An important and rare blue and white moonflask, bianping, Xuande six-character mark in a line and of the period (1426-1435), 9 5/8 in. (24.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 20,000,000 - HKD 30,000,000. Price realised HKD 28,120,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013  The elegant flask is well potted with a flattened, but slightly domed, circular lower section and a globular upper section narrowing to a short neck and a mouth contracting to match the width of the waisted area... [Lire la suite]
15 novembre 2016

Sotheby's Hong Kong Chinese Works of Art December Auction series to take place on 1-2 December

Selection of jades from the Song to Qing dynasties. Estimates range from HK$80,000 – HK$300,000 / US$10,400 – 38,700. Photo: Sotheby's. HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong December series of Chinese Works of Art sales will take place on 1 and 2 December at Sotheby’s Hong Kong Gallery. The series will feature the dedicated sale of The Muwen Tang Collection of Chinese Jades, and the Chinese Art sale, encompassing fine European and Asian collections of ceramics from Song and Ming dynasties, scholarly works of art, and a rare... [Lire la suite]
28 mai 2014

A fine and very rare Ming tianbai-glazed anhua-decorated moonflask, bianping, Yongle period (1403-1424)

A fine and very rare Ming tianbai-glazed anhua-decorated moonflask, bianping, Yongle period (1403-1424). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 The elegant flask is well potted with a flattened, but slightly domed, circular lower section and a globular upper section narrowing to a short neck and a mouth contracting to match the width of the waisted area between the upper and lower sections of the vessel. The flask stands on a rectangular foot and has strap handles on either side, joining the neck and shoulders of the... [Lire la suite]
30 novembre 2013

South London council sells Chinese antiques for millions at Christie's in Hong Kong

An important and rare blue and white moonflask Bianping. Sold for: HK$28,120,000 / US$3,644,352. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2013. HONG KONG (AFP).- A south London council raised millions of pounds Wednesday after controversially selling 24 Chinese antique ceramic items at a Christie's auction in Hong Kong. The collection, including vases, bowls and boxes, fetched a total of HK$102.4 million ($13.2 million) for Croydon Council -- with a blue and white Ming dynasty moonflask the most expensive item at HK$28.1 million. The... [Lire la suite]
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20 septembre 2011

A Rare Blue And White Moonflask, Bianping. Yongle Period (1403-1425)

A Rare Blue And White Moonflask, Bianping. Yongle Period (1403-1425) . photo Christie's Ltd 2011 Raised on a short, rounded rectangular foot, each convex side painted in underglaze blue of dark, inky tone with a stylized flower formed by eight palmette-joined petals radiating from a central yinyang motif encircled by a narrow petal band, all within an outer diaper border, the narrow sides painted with two vertical parallel lines interrupted on the shoulder by petal-shaped terminals painted with lotus sprays; with later-added neck:... [Lire la suite]
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29 août 2011

Christie's presents superb and rare Chinese ceramics and works of art in New York this September

Lot 3770. A very rare large finely cast gilt-bronze figure of Vairocana, Ming dynasty, 16th Century; 20 ¼ inches (51.5 cm.) high. Estimate: HKD 10,000,000 - HKD 15,000,000 ($600,000-800,000). Price realised HKD 11,860,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. NEW YORK, NY.- On September 15 and 16, Christie's New York will present Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, which all together offers over 550 objects across many categories and tastes, and many from private collections. Highlighting the sale is a very rare large... [Lire la suite]
30 avril 2010

Ming blue & white porcelains @ Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 13 May 2010

A rare blue and white double-gourd moonflask, bianping. Late Yongle. photo Bonhams Modelled after a Middle Eastern prototype, each domed face well painted illustrating the characterstic 'heaping and piling' with an eight-pointed lappet starburst, one face with overlapping palmettes and radiating from a central petal medallion enclosing a yinyang motif, the other face interlaced with ruyi-shaped lappets encircling the medallion with inward-pointing petals, all encircled by a narrow foliate scroll band on one side and a... [Lire la suite]