24 avril 2015

A blue and white 'Kraak' plaque, Ming Dynasty, Wanli Period

A blue and white 'Kraak' plaque, Ming Dynasty, Wanli Period. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP (8,139 - 10,852 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. the circular panel deftly painted in bold tones of underglaze-blue with an interior scene depicting a lady kneeling before a warrior, all framed by shaped panels enclosing various diaper grounds and separated byruyi heads, framed. The Frame: 40.5 by 40.5cm., 16 by 16in. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 13 mai 2015, 11:00 AM
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24 avril 2015

A blue and white ‘Floral’ ewer, Ming Dynasty, Jiajing period

A blue and white ‘Floral’ ewer, Ming Dynasty, Jiajing period. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP (6,783 - 9,496 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. the flattened pear-shaped body rising from a spreading foot to a waisted neck with everted rim, set with a loop handle opposite a curved spout issuing from a Makara head, both faces moulded with a peach-shaped panel enclosing three floral blooms borne on leafy scrolls, all reserved on a ground of stylised lotus scrolls, the neck with upright leafs and a trellis... [Lire la suite]
24 avril 2015

A blue and white ‘Floral’ jar for the islamic market, 17th century

A blue and white ‘Floral’ jar for the islamic market, 17th century. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 GBP (2,713 - 4,070 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. the pear-shaped body rising from a tapering foot to a wide neck, painted to the exterior with eight vertical registers of leafy floral sprays; 21.2cm., 8 3/8 in. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 13 mai 2015, 11:00 AM
24 avril 2015

Two blue and white ewers, 17th century

Two blue and white ewers, 17th century. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP (5,426 - 8,139 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. each with a globular body supporting on a spreading foot, rising to a tall waisted neck extended at the rim to form the spout, set with a loop handle on one side, one decorated with four landscape roundels reserved on a ground of floral scrolls, the other similarly painted with meandering floral scrolls, the neck with stylised tulip sprays, all divided by wavy lappets and cloud... [Lire la suite]
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24 avril 2015

A blue and white beaker vase, gu, Ming Dynasty, Chongzhen Period

A blue and white beaker vase, gu, Ming Dynasty, Chongzhen Period. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP (20,348 - 27,130 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's of flared form, painted with a main scene depicting a kneeling attendant presenting an official’s cap to a dignitary surrounded by soldiers in a mountainous landscape, all above a seated scholar accompanied by an attendant in a landscape with plantain, the foot encircled by pendent leaf lappets, incised with a floral scroll at the rim and a chevron band... [Lire la suite]
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24 avril 2015

A large blue and white sleeve vase, Ming Dynasty, Chongzhen Period

A large blue and white sleeve vase, Ming Dynasty, Chongzhen Period. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP (13,565 - 20,348 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's the tapering cylindrical body rising to a wide waisted neck flaring at the rim, delicately painted with an army officer holding a bow in his hand, surrounded by three boys holding various attributes, all set in a landscape with plantain and rocks, accompanied by an inscription reading Xuanhu jiazhao, the neck encircled by pendent leaves - 46.5cm.,... [Lire la suite]
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24 avril 2015

A large blue and white 'Immortals' dish, Early 17th century

A large blue and white 'Immortals' dish, yutang jiaqi (beautiful vessel for the jade hall) mark in underglaze-blue, Early 17th century. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP (5,426 - 8,139 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot, painted in rich cobalt-blue tones with the Immortals in a rocky landscape, all within two thin blue lines at the rim, the base with yutang jiaqi (beautiful vessel for the jade hall) mark in... [Lire la suite]
24 avril 2015

A rare blue and white 'Dragon' meiping and cover, Ming Dynasty, Wanli Period

A rare blue and white 'Dragon' meiping and cover, Ming Dynasty, Wanli Period. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP (10,852 - 16,278 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's the tapering broad shouldered body rising from a recessed base to a narrow short neck with everted rim, freely painted around the exterior with winged dragons, horses and rocks and ruyi and wave bands, the tapering cover painted with ruyi and surmounted by a lotus bud finial. Quantity: 2 - 28cm., 11in.  ... [Lire la suite]
24 avril 2015

A blue and white 'Winged dragon' meiping, Ming Dynasty, Wanli Period

A blue and white 'Winged dragon' meiping, Ming Dynasty, Wanli Period. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP (8,139 - 10,852 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. the tapering broad shouldered body rising from a recessed base to a narrow short neck with everted rim, freely painted around the exterior with a broad band enclosing two winged dragons in pursuit of a flaming pearl, all above a band of horses and rockwork and below ruyi and lotus lappet bands at the rim; 26cm., 10 1/4 in. ... [Lire la suite]
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24 avril 2015

A rare blue and white ‘Dragon’ Vase, zun, Wanli Mark And Period

A rare blue and white ‘Dragon’ Vase, zun, Wanli Mark And Period. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP (13,565 - 20,348 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. the globular body set with two vertical flanges rising from a spreading foot to a reduced neck, painted with two five-clawed dragons writhing around a flaming pearl, flanked by stylised floral sprays repeated at the foot, inscribed to the base with a six-character reign mark; 22.3cm., 8¾in. Provenance: Collection of Leonard... [Lire la suite]