11 janvier 2020

A blue and white 'dragon' dish, Jiaqing seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 1406. A blue and white 'dragon' dish, Jiaqing seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1796-1820); 7½ in. (19 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 10,000. Price realised USD 10,625. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013.  The dish has rounded sides that rise to a slightly everted rim, and is decorated on the interior with a dragon with foliate scroll tail leaping amidst clouds, and on the exterior with two similar dragons racing amidst flowering, scrolling tendrils. Provenance: Tim and Sally... [Lire la suite]

11 janvier 2020

A small blue and white meiping, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1405. A small blue and white meiping, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 10,000. Price realised USD 30,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013.  The body is decorated in rich underglaze blue with a broad band of leafy floral scroll bearing two large flowers and buds between a narrow band of two flower sprigs above the foot and leafy meander on the high shoulder below the small neck with lipped rim. An apocryphal Xuande mark is on the countersunk center of the... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2020

A rare blue and white molded double-gourd vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1378. A rare blue and white molded double-gourd vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 17 1/8 in. (43.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 27,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013.  Well painted in bright shades of underglaze blue, the lower bulb is decorated with six scenes of animals including a monkey, a buck deer, rams, and a lion, all within mountainous landscapes and within petal-shaped key-fret borders separated by flower heads above and various decorative borders below.... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2020

Two blue and white 'Squirrel and grapevine' bowls, Kangxi six-character marks and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 1377. Two blue and white 'Squirrel and grapevine' bowls, Kangxi six-character marks in underglaze blue within double circles and of the period (1662-1722); 8¾ in. (22.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000. Price realised USD 219,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013. Each has deep, rounded sides that rise to a slightly everted rim, and is decorated on the exterior with a continuous scene of small squirrels clambering amidst leafy, fruit-laden grapevines. Provenance: Imperial Oriental Art, New... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2020

An unusual small blue and white bottle vase, 17th-18th century

Lot 1401. An unusual small blue and white bottle vase, 17th-18th century; 5¼ in. (13.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 6,875. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013. The compressed pear-shaped body is decorated with four shou- character roundels surrounded by a border of ruyi heads reserved on the white ground below a ruyi band at the top of the neck and the everted rim. An unglazed foot ring encircles the countersunk base. Provenance: Tim and Sally Turner... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2020

A small blue and white baluster jar, Transitional period, circa 1650

Lot 1402. A small blue and white baluster jar, Transitional period, circa 1650; 5¾ in. (14.5 cm.) high. Together with a blue and white dish, 16th-17th century; 7¼ in. (18.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 8,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013. The sides are decorated with a continuous scene of a scholar on horseback fleeing from two soldiers carrying banners in a landscape between incised borders and below foliate sprays on the neck. Together with a blue and... [Lire la suite]

11 janvier 2020

A blue and white double-gourd vase, Transitional period, circa 1635-40

Lot 1382. A blue and white double-gourd vase, Transitional period, circa 1635-40; 13 in. (33 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 16,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013. The vase is decorated with vignettes of scholars in landscape settings representing the 'Seven Scholars of the Bamboo Grove'. On the lower bulb three scholars are gathered around a weiqi board, while two other scholars accompanied by an attendant converse, and on the upper bulb two scholars are shown seated... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2020

A rare blue and white water jar and cover, mizusashi, 17th century

Lot 1383. A rare blue and white water jar and cover, mizusashi, 17th century; 18¼ in. (21 cm.) high. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 35,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013. The deep, slightly tapering sides are reverse-decorated with two registers of lotus scroll separated by a basketweave band, with boys at play amidst the stems of the lower register. The flat cover is decorated with further lotus meander encircling a band of overlapping petals surrounding a cockerel-form handle. ... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2020

A rare blue and white water pot and cover, 17th century

Lot 1381. A rare blue and white water pot and cover, 17th century; 19¾ in. (50 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 11,875. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013. The tapering body is divided into two registers of flower scroll bordered by bowstring bands dressed with a pale brown glaze, and has a square spout rising from the rounded shoulder. The very slightly domed top is divided by a handle formed by two dragons contesting a flaming pearl between curved flanges at either end, and is... [Lire la suite]
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06 janvier 2020

An exceptionally large Safavid blue and white baluster pottery jar, Kirman, Iran, 1st half 17th century

Lot 35. An exceptionally large Safavid blue and white baluster pottery jar, Kirman, Iran, 1st half 17th century; 22¼in. (56.5cm.) high. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000. Price realised GBP 91,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010.  The body incised with lotus flowers around blue and white figural roundels, a band of landscape design above, with dragons on scrolling vine ground below, the neck missing and with silver replacement, areas of staining. Christie's. Art of the Islamic and Indian... [Lire la suite]