11 août 2019

A fine and rare blue and white sleeve vase, Transitional period, circa 1640

Lot 1357. A fine and rare blue and white sleeve vase, Transitional period, circa 1640; 18 1/8 in. (46 cm.) high. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 50,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. Finely painted with an evening scene of two pairs of geese on rocks in a lotus pond awaiting a third pair in flight above, with peony growing beside one pair, and with a willow tree on the reverse, all below a leiwen band and three flower sprays on the neck. Provenance: Private Collection, France.Chinese... [Lire la suite]

11 août 2019

A rare Ming-style blue and white 'peach' dish, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1373. A rare Ming-style blue and white 'peach' dish, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 10 11/16 in. (27.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 62,500 at Christie's New York, 26 March 2010, lot 1373. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010 With rounded sides flaring to a slightly everted rim, the center painted in Ming style with simulated 'heaping and piling' with a gnarled branch bearing nine peaches, the exterior with a frieze of convolvulvus scroll bearing nine flowers... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2019

A blue and white Ming-style pear-shaped garlic-mouth vase, Jiaqing seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 1375. A blue and white Ming-style pear-shaped garlic-mouth vase, Jiaqing seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1796-1820); 11 in. (28 cm.) high. Estimate USD 70,000 - USD 90,000. Price realised USD 86,500 at Christie's New York, 26 March 2010, lot 1375. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010 Finely painted in early fifteenth century style with blossoming branches alternating with blossoming and fruiting branches of peach, pomegranate and gourd, between a band of upright petals below and ruyi and key-fret bands... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2019

A rare group of eight blue and white lanca-character cups, Yongzheng six-character marks and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 1370. A rare group of eight blue and white lanca-character cups, Yongzheng six-character marks in underglaze blue within a double square and of the period (1723-1735); 3 5/8 in. (9.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 266,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. With shallow rounded sides painted on the exterior with six lanca characters positioned above lotus sprigs, within single and double blue line borders. Provenance: G.T. Marsh and Company, San Francisco, 1971. ... [Lire la suite]
09 août 2019

A blue and white Ming-style bottle vase, Guangxu six-character mark and of the period (1875-1908)

Lot 214. A blue and white Ming-style bottle vase, Guangxu six-character mark and of the period (1875-1908); 40cm., 15 3/4 in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot Sold 12,500 GBP. © Sotheby's the slightly flared foot rising to a bulbous body, wasted neck and slightly flaring rim, painted with a broad band of composite foliate scroll above a petal lappet band and classic scroll on the foot, with further foliate scroll above a ruyi band on the shoulder and upright leaves... [Lire la suite]
09 août 2019

A blue and white Tibetan-style stemcup, Qianlong six-character sealmark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 162. A blue and white Tibetan-style stemcup, Qianlong six-character sealmark and period (1736-1795); 13.3cm., 5 1/4 in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot Sold 6,000 GBP. © Sotheby's the steep upright sides decorated with lança characters amongst a meander of lotus scroll, above a band of radiating lappets at the base and jewelled tassels at the stem, a stylised floral medallion on the interior, the mark inscribed in a line on the interior of the hollow foot. ... [Lire la suite]

09 août 2019

A blue and white Ming-style bowl, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 160. A blue and white Ming-style bowl, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795); 25.8cm., 10 1/8 in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot Sold 10,625 GBP. © Sotheby's the conical body rising from a high spreading foot rising to an everted rim, the interior painted with a central flower medallion below six flowers in the well and a narrow band of flower sprigs at the rim, the exterior similarly painted, with a thin band of key-fret below the rim and a band of... [Lire la suite]
09 août 2019

A large blue and white 'Dragon' bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 121. A large blue and white 'Dragon' bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 43cm., 17in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 12,500 GBP. © Sotheby's the pear-shaped body rising from a short straight foot to a tall cylindrical neck, painted around the exterior in rich cobalt-blue tones with a ferocious scaly dragon in pursuit of a flaming pearl, all amidst ruyi-head cloud and fire scrolls. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 12... [Lire la suite]
09 août 2019

A rare blue and white 'Peacock' vase, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 120. A rare blue and white 'Peacock' vase, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722); 40cm., 15 3/4 in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 8,125  GBP. © Sotheby's the elegant baluster body rising from a spreading foot to a waisted ribbed neck with flaring rim, finely painted around the exterior in rich cobalt-blue tones with a peacock perched on rockwork amidst flowering branches of peony and magnolia. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of... [Lire la suite]
09 août 2019

A large Ming-style blue and white dish, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 117. A large Ming-style blue and white dish, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 34.5cm., 13 5/8 in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 3,750 GBP. © Sotheby's painted to the interior with a central medallion of three cranes amongst swirling clouds around three centrally placed peaches, with a similar design to the well, below a thin classic scroll band at the rim. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 12 May 2010.
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