17 octobre 2015

A blue and white 'fruting melon' basin, 18th century

A blue and white 'fruting melon' basin, 18th century. Estimate £1,200 - 1,800 (€1,600 - 2,400). Photo Bonhams The deep bowl painted to the interior with scrolling fruiting melon vine with butterflies, the well with a foliate meander enclosing a shou symbol and archaistic dragons, the flat rim with a ruyi-head band, wood stand. 36.5cm (in) diam. (2). Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 9 Nov 2015 10:30 GMT - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
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17 octobre 2015

A blue and white dish, Kangxi period

A blue and white dish, Kangxi period. Estimate £700 - 1,000 (€950 - 1,400). Photo Bonhams Painted with four blossoming trees encircling a central lotus spray roundel, all within borders of stylised entwined lotus sprays and foliage and a demi flowerhead pattern band at the rim. 38cm (15in) diam. Provenance: An English private collection, acquired prior to the 1930s by repute, and thence by descent. Note: For an identical blue and white dish see D.F. Lunsingh Scheurleer, Chinese Export Porcelain: Chine de... [Lire la suite]
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17 octobre 2015

A blue and white punch bowl, 17th century

A blue and white punch bowl, 17th century. Estimate £1,500 - 2,000 (€2,000 - 2,700). Photo Bonhams Painted to the interior and exterior with leaf shaped panels enclosing floral and foliate designs, the interior with a large central medallion, quartered with foliate motifs. 35cm (14in) diam. Provenance: An English private collection, acquired prior to the 1930s, and thence by descent. Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 9 Nov 2015 10:30 GMT - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
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16 octobre 2015

A small blue and white rectangular box, Wanli six-character mark

A small blue and white rectangular box, Wanli six-character mark. Estimate £1,200 - 1,800 (€1,600 - 2,400). Photo: Bonhams. The exterior painted with a scrolling floral motif, with a lipped mouth and foot, together with a fitted hardwood stand and reticulated cover. (3). Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 9 Nov 2015 10:30 GMT - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
16 octobre 2015

A matched pair of blue and white saucers, Wanli period (1573-1619)

A matched pair of blue and white saucers, Wanli period (1573-1619). Estimate £600 - 800 (€820 - 1,100). Photo: Bonhams. With bracket lobed rims, each painted with a bird in flight above a frog on a grassy bank amongst flowering plants. 13.6cm (5.3/8in) diam. (2). Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 9 Nov 2015 10:30 GMT - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
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16 octobre 2015

A large bronze-mounted blue and white jar, Wanli period (1573-1619)

A large bronze-mounted blue and white jar, Wanli period (1573-1619). Estimate £1,500 - 2,500 (€2,000 - 3,400). Photo: Bonhams. Painted to the exterior with vivid scenes of deer and cranes amongst pine, clouds and rockwork, all between a lappet border at the foot and a ruyi-head and scrolled border at the shoulder and neck, mounted to the rim with a beaded bronze fitting. 38cm (15in) high Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 9 Nov 2015 10:30 GMT - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE

16 octobre 2015

A blue and white 'fish' dish, Wanli period

A blue and white 'fish' dish, Wanli period (1573-1619). Estimate £1,000 - 1,500 (€1,400 - 2,000). Photo: Bonhams. Boldly painted to the well with two pike and two carp frolicking amongst stylised lotus flowers, the scene surrounded with a ruyi-head border. 21.2cm (8 3/8in) diam. Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 9 Nov 2015 10:30 GMT - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
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16 octobre 2015

A blue and white 'longevity' bowl, Wanli six-character mark and of the period

A blue and white 'longevity' bowl, Wanli six-character mark and of the period. Estimate £1,500 - 2,000 (€2,000 - 2,700). Photo: Bonhams. The rounded sides rising from a slightly tapering foot, painted to the exterior with four shou characters within double line borders, the interior with a central medallion enclosing a fu character. 14.7cm (5 3/4in) diam. Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 9 Nov 2015 10:30 GMT - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
16 octobre 2015

A blue and white 'Ko-sometsuke' octagonal dish, Tianqi

A blue and white 'Ko-sometsuke' octagonal dish, Tianqi (1620-1627). Estimate £1,200 - 1,500 (€1,600 - 2,000). Photo: Bonhams. The rounded sides rising from a cylindrical foot, painted to the interior with two figures approaching a bridge, in a rocky, tree-strewn river landscape, before distant mountains, the flattened rim decorated with pine, bamboo, prunus and trailing, leafy branches, with Japanese wood box. 7.5cm (6 7/8in) wide (2). Note: For a similar deep dish with a square everted rim see M.... [Lire la suite]
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13 octobre 2015

A large Chinese blue and white 'dragon' bowl, Jiajing mark and period

A large Chinese blue and white 'dragon' bowl, Jiajing mark and period. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's the deep rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot to an everted rim, freely painted around the exterior in cobalt-blue toes with two scaly five-clawed dragons in pursuit of a flaming pearl, all amidst fire and ruyicloud scrolls and above a ruyi band, the interior with a dragon medallion - 37cm., 14 5/8 in. PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE TIM CLARKE ... [Lire la suite]
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