01 mai 2015

A blue and white octagonal bottle vase, Chongzhen

A blue and white octagonal bottle vase, Chongzhen. Estimate £800 - 1,200 (€1,100 - 1,700). Photo: Bonhams. The faceted vase boldly painted in a vibrant cobalt blue with a garden scene with a boy presenting a vessel holding three halberds to a scholar official, the neck typically painted with tulip motifs. 24cm (9 1/2in) high Note: An appropriate gift for a promising scholar official, a trio of halberds rising from a vase illustrates the desire for 'three official promotions' in the rebus ping sheng san ji: 生 or 升,... [Lire la suite]
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01 mai 2015

A pair of blue and white saucer dishes, 16th-17th century

A pair of blue and white saucer dishes, 16th-17th century. Estimate £800 - 1,200 (€1,100 - 1,700). Photo: Bonhams. Each boldly painted to the well with a seated pipa player, the exterior with three tricorn clouds, the base with a four-character zhuanshu mark. Each 14.5cm (5 3/4in) diam. (2). Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 11 May 2015 10:30 BST - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
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01 mai 2015

A blue and white bowl, 16th-17th century

A blue and white bowl, 16th-17th century. Estimate £800 - 1,200 (€1,100 - 1,700). Photo: Bonhams. The exterior vigorously painted with four roundels enclosing pairs of the Eight Immortals, between a diaper band and a ruyi-head border, all on a shou-character ground, the interior well with Shoulao on a crane, the mouth rim encircled with a wave border. 20.6cm (8 1/8in) diam Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 11 May 2015 10:30 BST - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
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01 mai 2015

A large blue and white 'Kraak' dish, 16th-17th century

A large blue and white 'Kraak' dish, 16th-17th century. Estimate £2,500 - 3,500 (€3,400 - 4,800). Photo: Bonhams. Boldly painted with a central roundel of geese amongst lotus and water weeds, the broad flaring rim with radiating panels enclosing Precious Objects and peaches. 47.8cm (18 3/4in) diam. Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 11 May 2015 10:30 BST - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
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01 mai 2015

A large blue and white jar, Wanli

A large blue and white jar, Wanli.  Estimate £2,500 - 4,000 (€3,400 - 5,500). Photo: Bonhams. Boldly painted with shaped panels of flowers issuing from rockwork, all joined by strapwork borders and reserved on a blue-washed diaper ground. 35cm (13 3/4in) high Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 11 May 2015 10:30 BST - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
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01 mai 2015

A blue and white altar vase, fang zun, Wanli

A blue and white altar vase, fang zun, Wanli. Estimate £5,000 - 8,000 (€6,900 - 11,000). Photo: Bonhams. Modelled after an ancient bronze form, each mid section facet applied with a beast mask handle, the foot with a moulded serpentine frieze, the body painted with ascending dragons and descending phoenix amongst trailing flower sprays, above rockwork and foaming waves, the neck reduced. 44cm (17.3/8in) high. Note: For a further example of a blue and white fang zun, Wanli, see J. Harrison-Hall, Ming Ceramics In... [Lire la suite]
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01 mai 2015

A large blue and white dish, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period

A large blue and white dish, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period. Estimate £2,000 - 3,000 (€2,800 - 4,100). Photo: Bonhams. The deep rounded sides rising from a short foot, the central medallion vividly painted with five deer joyfully playing amidst rocks and trees in a mythical landscape, the exterior with scattered bird and flower scenes, all within double-line borders. 36cm (14 1/4in) diam. Provenance: an English private collection Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 11 May 2015 10:30 BST - LONDON,... [Lire la suite]
01 mai 2015

A blue and white 'phoenix' dish, Jiajing six-character mark and probably of the period

A blue and white 'phoenix' dish, Jiajing six-character mark and probably of the period. Estimate £3,000 - 5,000 (€4,100 - 6,900). Photo: Bonhams. The well boldly painted with a central medallion of phoenix amongst clouds, also repeated to the exterior of the gently rounded sides. 25.5cm (8 1/2in) diam. Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 11 May 2015 10:30 BST - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
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]