29 mars 2013

A fine and Rare blue And White Cupstand, Ming Dynasty, Hongwu Period

Lot 18. A fine and Rare blue And White Cupstand, Ming Dynasty, Hongwu Period; 19.5 cm., 7 5/8  in. Estimation: 4,500,000 - 6,500,000 HKD. Unsold. Photo Sotheby's of lobed octafoil form, the shallow rounded sides rising to a barbed everted rim divided into eight bracket foliations, molded on the interior with a central raised ring and around the exterior with crisp radiating ridges dividing the lobes, finely decorated overall in shaded tones of cobalt accented... [Lire la suite]
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29 mars 2013

A Very Fine and Rare blue and White 'Lotus' (lianzi) Bowl, Ming Dynasty, Yongle Period (1402-1424)

Lot 21. A Very Fine and Rare blue and White 'Lotus' (lianzi) Bowl, Ming Dynasty, Yongle Period (1402-1424); 10.2 cm, 4 in. Estimate 5,400,000 - 7,000,000 HKD (533,167 — 691,142 EUR). Lot sold 6,640,000 HKD (655,598 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's finely potted in the shape of a lotus bud (lianzi), the steep rounded sides and pointed base supported on a small cylindrical foot, delicately painted in deep tones of cobalt accented with 'heaping and piling', the interior with a central... [Lire la suite]
26 mars 2013

Two Chinese Transitional blue and white 'garlic neck' bottle vases. Mid 17th Century

Two Chinese Transitional blue and white 'garlic neck' bottle vases. Mid 17th Century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 One painted to the lower rounded section with equestrian huntsmen, chasing deer in a continuous landscape; the other decorated with various figures and a cart in a continuous fenced garden landscape, each painted with stylised flowers at the tall neck 36 cm. high (2). Estimate €8,000 – €12,000 Christie's. THE DECORATIVE ARTS SALE INCL. FINE PAINTINGS. 26 - 27 March 2013. Amsterdam
21 mars 2013

A large blue and white 'windswept' jar, guan. Mid-15th century 

A large blue and white 'windswept' jar, guan. Mid-15th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Heavily potted and of baluster form, the jar is deftly painted around the sides in the 'windswept' style with Daoist imagery, with a scene of two men playing weiqi while an imposing figure with a halo around his head, possibly Laozi holding a ruyi scepter, sits between them observing. To one side Xiwangmu is seen holding a tray of peaches between two female attendants holding feather fans, and to the other side a... [Lire la suite]
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21 mars 2013

A very rare blue and white 'dragon' jar. Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

A very rare blue and white 'dragon' jar. Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1522-1566). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 The tapering body is painted in inky tones of underglaze blue with two five-clawed dragons racing amidst clouds and flames in pursuit of flaming pearls between a petal lappet band below and a band of overlapping petal tips above, all below a band of classic scroll that encircles the neck. 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) high, wood stand, Japanese wood... [Lire la suite]
21 mars 2013

A very rare large blue and white moonflask. Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795) 

A very rare large blue and white moonflask. Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 The vase is well painted in fifteenth century style in rich underglaze blue, with simulated 'heaping and piling', on each side with a central roundel composed of a bat in flight amidst fruiting peach branches surrounded by peony meander bearing six large and six smaller blooms borne on leafy scrolling stems that continue onto the narrow sides below the dragon handles. The... [Lire la suite]

18 mars 2013

A Ming-Style Blue And White Bottle Vase. Qianlong Seal Mark And Period

A Ming-Style Blue And White Bottle Vase. Qianlong Seal Mark And Period - Sotheby's with a tapering cylindrical body, lightly molded and painted in imitation of the 'heaped and piled' effect, with ten vertical panels of alternating lotus and camellia scroll between borders of foliate meander, the sloped shoulder with a band of petal lappets and three peony stems on the neck within borders of classic scroll repeated on the spreading foot, seal mark in underglaze blue. Height 12 1/4  in., 31 cm. Estimation:... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2013

A Fine Blue and White 'Lotus' Vase, Hu, Qianlong Seal Mark And Period (1736-1795)

Lot 164. A Fine Blue and White 'Lotus' Vase, Hu, Qianlong Seal Mark And Period (1736-1795). Height 17 3/4  in., 45.1 cm. Estimate: 400,000 - 600,000 USD. Lot sold 485,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the pear-shaped body rising from a short spreading foot to a short-waisted flaring neck flanked by archaistic scroll handles, painted around the exterior in rich cobalt-blue tones with a broad scrolling lotus band, all between ruyi, lotus-lappet and classic scroll bands, the neck with a band... [Lire la suite]
15 mars 2013

A blue and white vase painted with flowers in a rocky garden

A blue and white vase painted with flowers in a rocky garden © Maynards. the pyriform body with later European silver mounts and stopper, 18th century porcelain height: 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm). Later mounts - Estimate $ 300-500. Sold $ 649 Maynards. March 12 – 13. International & Asian Art Auction - http://auctions.maynardsfineart.com/
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06 mars 2013

A Blue And White Rouleau Vase, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)

Lot 141. A Blue And White Rouleau Vase, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722). Height 17 1/2  in., 44.4 cm. Estimate 25,000 - 35,000 USD. Lot sold 31,250 USD. © Sotheby's. of characteristic cylindrical form, with a columnar neck and galleried rim, finely painted in bright and inky tones of blue with a continuous scene of sages in discussion within a skiff floating along a riverscape graced with high mountains, pine forests and birds, observed by a lone fisherman, the other sage... [Lire la suite]