12 janvier 2019

A rare and unusual large blue and white 'alms' bowl, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 1678. A rare and unusual large blue and white 'alms' bowl, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 9¾ in. (24.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 134,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Of deep, tapered form, painted around the exterior with a bold lotus meander beneath borders of ruyi heads and classic scroll at the rim. Provenance: Dragon House, San Francisco.  Note: The alms bowl is a symbol of the Buddhist monk, and by Buddhist law is the only item a... [Lire la suite]

12 janvier 2019

A Ming-style blue and white cylindrical jar and cover, 18th century

Lot 1677. A Ming-style blue and white cylindrical jar and cover, 18th century; 10 3/8 in. (26.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 15,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Of cylindrical shape with tapered base and neck, painted around the body with simulated 'heaping and piling' with a geometric pattern comprising a lattice of polygonal panels containing floral and foliate motifs, all between borders of continuous lotus meander above demi-florettes around the base and... [Lire la suite]
12 janvier 2019

A very rare blue and white garlic-head moonflask, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 1676. A very rare blue and white garlic-head moonflask, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 12 in. (30.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 40,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Each side of the flattened circular body painted with a composite floral scroll encircled by a classic scroll border, the narrow sides painted with a continuous lingzhi meander, the cupped mouth with a saw-tooth band above the floral meander band, repeated on the pair of handles... [Lire la suite]
12 janvier 2019

A pair of blue and white 'lotus' dishes, Qianlong seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1671. A pair of blue and white 'lotus' dishes, Qianlong seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795), 6 in. (15.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 10,625. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Painted with lotus scroll arranged in a medallion in the center, in a narrow band at the rim and as a frieze on the exterior. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Part I and Part II Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, New... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2019

A pair of blue and white 'dragon' and 'phoenix' bowls, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1666. A pair of blue and white 'dragon' and 'phoenix' bowls, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price Realized USD 8,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  With steep sides rising to a slightly flared, rounded rim, painted around the exterior with alternating dragon and phoenix roundels framed by conjoined lotus blossoms, the interior painted with a single phoenix roundel beneath a diaper border, the base of one with apocryphal Chenghua... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2019

A blue and white 'lotus' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722)

  Lot 1665. A blue and white 'lotus' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722); 7½ in. (19 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price Realized USD 52,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  Well painted in bright tones of blue in the center of the interior with a lotus spray medallion repeated as a continuous frieze on the sides of the well and the exterior, below a narrow band of demi-lotus plants at the rim on... [Lire la suite]

11 janvier 2019

A blue and white bombé censer, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1664. A blue and white bombé censer, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 10½ in. (26.5 cm.) across handles. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 6,000. Price Realized USD 17,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  The compressed body painted in tones of underglaze blue with groupings of floral arrangements and antiques alternating with auspicious emblems which are repeated in a narrow band below the flat rim, flanked by a pair of brown-dressed biscuit animal-mask handles and raised on three tab feet.  ... [Lire la suite]
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11 janvier 2019

A blue and white 'dragon' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1662. A blue and white 'dragon' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 10¾ in. (27.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price Realized USD 43,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  The attenuated ovoid body well painted with two four-clawed dragons leaping vertically amidst flames in pursuit of flaming pearls, below bands of herringbone, scrolls and dots at the base of the neck which rises to a wide mouth with flaring rim. Provenance: John Sparks, London, July 1937Paul Berwald... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2019

A blue and white pear-shaped vase, Transitional period, circa 1645-1655

Lot 1661. A blue and  white pear-shaped vase, Transitional period, circa 1645-1655; 9 1/8 in. (23.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price Realized USD 10,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  Raised on a spreading pedestal foot, one side painted with an unusual scene of an immortal playing the arrow game standing beside an attendant holding arrows on a cloud to one side of a pavilion set amidst rocks and crashing waves, with a vase filled with arrows sitting on the... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2019

An unusual small blue and white vase, Yongzheng period (1723-1736)

Lot 1660. An unusual small blue and white vase, Yongzheng period (1723-1736); 7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price Realized USD 60,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  The high rounded shoulder applied with four loop handles and the body well painted with a prunus tree growing amidst bamboo, a rose growing beside a rock to one side of the trunk and butterflies in flight on the reverse, with single and double line borders around the base of the short neck with... [Lire la suite]
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