24 avril 2018

A rare blue and white ewer, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368)

Lot 138. A rare blue and white ewer, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368); 20.6cm., 8 1/8 in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 85,250 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2011. based on a Persian metal form, the flattened pear-shaped body of rectangular section and painted in vibrant cobalt-blue tones on one side with a leafy peony blossom and a leafy hibiscus spray on the other, set with a handle with an eyelet and ruyi terminal and a long spout painted with cloud scrolls and secured by an S-shaped strut,... [Lire la suite]
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23 septembre 2017

A blue and white ewer , Transitional period, circa 1650

Lot 1181. A blue and white ewer , Transitional period, circa 1650, 8 ½ in. (21.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 10,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The vessel is decorated on the globular body with a continuous scene of three seated scholars and a servant standing holding a fan in a landscape surrounded by rocks, pine and a banana tree, all between decorative bands and beneath tulip motifs on the neck. The curved handle is decorated with meandering floral... [Lire la suite]
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21 janvier 2017

Chinese blue and white ewer made for the Islamic market, Jingdezhen, 16th century

Chinese blue and white ewer made for the Islamic market, Jingdezhen, 16th century, 27cm high. Amir Mohtashemi Ltd at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. The blue and white ewer with a compressed globular body, stepped foot and trumpeted neck. The ewer, without a handle, is decorated in underglaze blue with scrolling tendrils, fans, flowers, butterflies and wan symbols with lappet bands on the shoulder and base. Amir Mohtashemi Ltd. Indian and Islamic Works of Art, 69 Kensington Church... [Lire la suite]