21 janvier 2018

A large pair of blue and white spiral-molded dishes, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 2. A large pair of blue and white spiral-molded dishes, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 20 in. (50.8 cm.) diameter. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 25,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Painted in inky blue with scrolling peony, the undersides with blossoming branches and a lingzhi within double circles. Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring 100 lots from Marchant, est 1925, 18 January 2018, New York

20 janvier 2018

A very large blue and white jar and cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

 Lot 6. A very large blue and white jar and cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 22 ¼ in. (56.5 cm.) high, overall. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 32,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Decorated with rows of shaped petal-form panels enclosing vignettes and blossoming branches. Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring 100 lots from Marchant, est 1925, 18 January 2018, New York
20 janvier 2018

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

 Lot 4. A blue and white phoenix-tail vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 18 5/8 in. (47.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 32,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Decorated with two pairs of deer in a continuous landscape, wood stand. Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring 100 lots from Marchant, est 1925, 18 January 2018, New York
20 janvier 2018

A large blue and white globular lotus jar and a cover, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 28. A large blue and white globular lotus jar and a cover, Qing dynasty, 19th century; 20 ½ in. (52.1 cm.) high overall. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 43,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Painted with large lotus blooms on meandering stems with curled leaves, the cover a marriage, stand. Provenance: Anonymous sale, Christie's New York, 26 October 1981, lot 232.Stair & Co., New York. Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring 100 lots from Marchant, est... [Lire la suite]
20 janvier 2018

A very rare set of blue and white 'Tea Cultivation' dishes, Qianlong period, circa 1750

  Lot 103. A very rare set of blue and white 'Tea Cultivation' dishes, Qianlong period, circa 1750; 15 1/8 in. (38.5 cm.) diameter, the largest. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 150,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Painted with the various stages of tea cultivation within borders ofrocaillerie, numbered in underglaze blue to reverse, in various sizes. Note: In the 1690s the Kangxi Emperor commissioned a work to portray significant Chinese industries,... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2018

A pair of blue and white kosometsuke ‘Horse’ dishes, Ming dynasty, Tianqi period (1621-1627)

Lot 126. A pair of blue and white kosometsuke ‘Horse’ dishes, Ming dynasty, Tianqi period (1621-1627); 17.5cm., 6 7/8 in. Estimation: 5,000 - 7,000 GBP. Lot sold 6,250 GBP. Photo: Sothebys 2013 each modelled in the form of a recumbent horse with tail curled alongside its rear haunches, the interior and the underside outlined with details in underglaze-blue, all supported on four short legs. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. London, 15 mai 2013

19 janvier 2018

A blue and white octagonal vase, Ming dynasty, Chongzhen period (1627-1644)

Lot 125. A blue and white octagonal vase, Ming dynasty, Chongzhen period (1627-1644); 31.8cm., 12 1/2 in. Estimation: 5,000 - 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 6,250 GBP. Photo: Sothebys 2013 the baluster body divided into eight facets and surmounted by a short neck, painted with a scene from Sanguo Yanyi (Romance of Three Kingdoms) depicting a military official riding a horse and pointing his halberd at a lady with a basket by the banks, in a distance three attendants carrying flags and weapons shielding... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2018

A blue and white bottle vase, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1620)

Lot 108. A blue and white bottle vase, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1620); 28.2cm., 11 1/8 in. Estimate 7,000 — 9,000 GPB. Lot sold 27,500 GBP.  Photo: Sotheby's 2013  the globular body rising from a short foot to a tapering neck with lipped rim, painted with shaped cartouches variously enclosing peach, pomegranate, peony and chrysanthemum on stools wrapped with brocaded textiles, all below ruyi-shaped lappets decorated with smaller ruyi heads against a diaper ground, the neck... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2018

A large blue and white 'Peacock' bowl, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 107. A large blue and white 'Peacock' bowl, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 35.9cm., 14 1/8 in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GPB. Lot sold 7,500 GBP.  Photo: Sotheby's 2013  the deep rounded sides supported on a straight foot, the exterior painted with six peacocks in a garden landscape above a ruyi band, all below squirrels clambering amongst grape vines at the rim, the foot with a classic scroll, the interior with a medallion enclosing a peacock among flowering branches, encircled at... [Lire la suite]
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19 janvier 2018

A blue and white 'dragon' dish, Zhengde mark and period (1506-1521)

Lot 104. A blue and white 'dragon' dish, Zhengde mark and period (1506-1521); 21cm diam., 8 1/4 in. Estimate 80,000 - 120,000 GBP. Lot sold 98,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2013 well potted with rounded sides and painted in vibrant inky-blue tones with a central medallion enclosing a sinuous five-clawed dragon, surrounded by two striding dragons at the cavetto, with two further dragons around the exterior framed by a ruyi band at the foot, all against a dense lotus... [Lire la suite]