18 mai 2017

A rare blue and white ‘fruits and flowers’ box and cover, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle a

Lot 3192. A rare blue and white ‘fruits and flowers’ box and cover, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1522-1566), 6 7/8 in. (17.3 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box.  Estimate HKD 350,000 - HKD 550,000 (USD 45,134 - USD 70,925). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The centre of the domed cover is finely painted with seven various floral and fruiting sprays above a frieze of similar design repeated on the sides of the box, all within double line... [Lire la suite]

18 mai 2017

A blue and white ‘mythical animals’ bowl, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1573-1619)

Lot 3191.  A blue and white ‘mythical animals’ bowl, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1573-1619), 6.5 in. (16.6 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box. Estimate HKD 700,000 - HKD 900,000 (USD 90,268 - USD 116,060) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017   The deep rounded sides are well painted with a continuous band of animals, including five-clawed dragons, fox, qilin and ox, above six of the Eight Treasures around the foot and below a band of detached... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2017

A rare blue and white alms bowl and cover, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 204. A rare blue and white alms bowl and cover, Qianlong period (1736-1795), 16.5cm (6 1/2in) diam. (2).. Estimate £12,000 - 15,000. Sold for £20,000 (€23,644). Photo: Bonhams. The bowl of compressed globular form surmounted by a domed cover, the exterior and interior vibrantly painted with dense floral scrolls including lotus and peony blossoms, all wreathed in curling leaves borne on undulating stems, the outer rim bordered with a classic scroll, the cover similarly decorated on the exterior and... [Lire la suite]
13 mai 2017

Bowl, porcelain painted in underglaze blue, China (Jingdezhen), Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403-24)

Bowl, porcelain painted in underglaze blue, China (Jingdezhen), Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403-24). Diameter: 15.9 cm, Height: 8.1 cm. Given by Mrs W. Roberts in memory of A.D. Brankston, C.15-1952 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London 2017. Bowl, hemispherical body becoming slightly pointed towards base, rather high footrim trimmed flat, the underside of the base being slightly conical. Inside a running scroll of leaves and rosette-like flowers, below a border composed of bisected trefoils disposed... [Lire la suite]
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12 mai 2017

A rare blue and white ‘lotus’ dice bowl, Xuande six-character mark in underglaze blue in a line and of the period (1426-1435)

Lot 3010. A rare blue and white ‘lotus’ dice bowl, Xuande six-character mark in underglaze blue in a line and of the period (1426-1435), 10.5 in. (26.7 cm.) diam., box. Estimate HKD 2,600,000 - HKD 3,500,000 (USD 335,375 - USD 451,466) © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. The bowl is well potted with thick rounded sides, the exterior painted with a continuous band of undulating lotus meander bearing eight large blossoms and above a band of petal lappets rising from a foot ring encircled by a border of... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2017

A blue and white Ming-style 'lotus' dice bowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 214. A blue and white Ming-style 'lotus' dice bowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735), 29.5 cm, 11 5/8  in. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 GBP. Lot sold 37,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to a slightly flared rim, the thick walls painted with a broad lotus scroll between a border of breaking waves at the rim and 'S'-shaped scrolls at the foot, inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark written in a... [Lire la suite]

11 mai 2017

A Ming-style blue and white 'peach' moonflask, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

   Lot 215. A Ming-style blue and white 'peach' moonflask, Qianlong seal mark and period  (1736-1795), 24 cm, 9 3/8  in. Estimation 40,000 — 60,000 GBP. Lot sold 62,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's the flattened circular body rising from a short spreading foot to a tall cylindrical neck, flanked by a pair of ruyi handles, moulded to both sides with a peach-shaped panel in low relief and painted with bats flying around leafy branches with clusters of fruit, surrounded by scrolling... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2017

A blue and white stem bowl, Qianlong underglaze blue six-character mark in a line and of the period (1736-1795) 

Lot 112. A blue and white stem bowl, Qianlong underglaze blue six-character mark in a line and of the period (1736-1795), 5 ¾ in. (14.7 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 25,000 (USD 19,290 - USD 32,150) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017.  The bowl is decorated with lanca characters spaced between a leafy meander of stylised lotus scrolls. It is supported on a flaring base decorated with beaded tassels below ruyi and floral borders.  Provenance: Christies... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2017

A large blue and white 'Nine dragons' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark within double circles and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 107. A large blue and white 'Nine dragons' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark within double circles and of the period (1723-1735), 24 ¼ in. (61.7 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 50,000 - GBP 80,000 (USD 64,300 - USD 102,880) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. The dish is decorated with a central writhing dragon amongst crashing waves, surrounded by four further dragons amongst cloud scrolls within a wave border. The exterior is similarly decorated with four additional dragons. Christie's. Fine Chinese... [Lire la suite]
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28 avril 2017

A blue and white stem cup, Xuande six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1426-1435)

Lot 110. A blue and white stem cup, Xuande six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1426-1435); 3 ½ in. (8.8 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 60,000 - GBP 80,000 (USD 77,160 - USD 102,880) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. The well-proportioned cup is finely decorated to the exterior with two striding mythical winged elephants amongst ruyi-cloud scrolls above turbulent swirling waves around the base and on the unglazed sealed stem foot. The interior is undecorated except... [Lire la suite]