28 juillet 2019

A blue and white 'Bajixiang' vase, 19th century

Lot 958. A blue and white 'Bajixiang' vase, 19th century; 17½ in. (44.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014  The globular body is decorated in vibrant shades of cobalt blue with lotus blooms borne on leafy stems below a band of The Eight Buddhist Emblems, bajixiang, tied with ribbons on a dense foliate band interrupted by a pair of molded monster mask and ring handles. An apocryphal Qianlong seal mark is on the base.  Provenance:... [Lire la suite]
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28 juillet 2019

A blue and white bowl and a blue and white dish, Daoguang seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 955. A blue and white bowl and a blue and white dish, Daoguang seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 6¾ and 6½ in. (17.2 and 16.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014  The bowl, of ogee form, is decorated on the exterior with two five-clawed dragons racing amidst clouds and separated by cruciform clouds, and the bottom of the interior is decorated with a roundel of a dragon leaping amidst flames. The dish, with... [Lire la suite]
28 juillet 2019

A blue and white 'Three Friends' dish, Tongzhi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1862-1874)

Lot 954. A blue and white 'Three Friends' dish, Tongzhi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1862-1874); 7 in. (17.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 8,125. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014     The dish is decorated in the center with suihan sanyou ('Three Friends of Winter'), pine, bamboo and prunus, as well as lingzhi, and the exterior is decorated with a continuous scene of a lady in a garden watching two boys at play. ... [Lire la suite]
28 juillet 2019

A pair of blue and white 'Eight Immortals' bowls, Jiaqing six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1796-182

Lot 952. A pair of blue and white 'Eight Immortals' bowls, Jiaqing six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1796-1820); 4½ in. (11.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014    Each bowl is decorated on the exterior with the Eight Immortals standing on clouds and separated by vapor. The interior is decorated with a central medallion of Shoulao seated with two other immortals beneath a pine tree. Christie's. FINE... [Lire la suite]
27 juillet 2019

A small Ming-style blue and white brush washer, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795

Lot 950. A small Ming-style blue and white brush washer, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000. Price realised USD 68,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014   The compressed body is decorated in fifteenth-century style with lotus scroll above a petal-lappet band on the foot, and bands of classic scroll and leaf tips on the shoulder and waisted neck. Provenance: Eleanor Moorhouse collection,... [Lire la suite]
27 juillet 2019

A large blue and white ovoid jar, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 949. A large blue and white ovoid jar, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 15¾ in. (40 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 50,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014   The jar is decorated in rich tones of underglaze blue with a dense allover design of lotus scroll below a double band of overlapping petal tips on the short neck, box. Note: The decoration on the present jar appears to be an adaptation of a Ming-dynasty... [Lire la suite]

27 juillet 2019

A Ming-style blue and white 'Lotus bouquet' dish, 18th century

Lot 947. A Ming-style blue and white 'Lotus bouquet' dish, 18th century; 13 1/16 in. (33.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 16,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014   The dish has rounded sides and is decorated in fifteenth century-style with a ribbon-tied lotus plant bouquet incorporating saggitaria and millet in the center of the interior below composite flower scroll in the well which is repeated on the exterior. The base is unglazed. Provenance: Private... [Lire la suite]
27 juillet 2019

An iron-red-decorated blue and white 'Sea creatures' bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period

Lot 944. An iron-red-decorated blue and white 'Sea creatures' bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 8¼ in. (21. cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 11,875. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014  The deep sides are decorated on the exterior with a wide band of sea creatures, haishou, in blue on a ground of froth-capped, iron-red waves between key fret and dentil borders, and on the interior with a medallion of another winged... [Lire la suite]
27 juillet 2019

A large blue and white vase, 18th-early 19th century

Lot 942. A large blue and white vase, 18th-early 19th century; 19¼ in. high. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 15,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014  The body is decorated with composite floral scroll below bands of lingzhi scroll, floral scroll, and upright lappets on the canted shoulder and waisted neck, all below an upright rim decorated with a band of crashing waves. Provenance: Myron S. Falk, Senior, Greenwich, Connecticut. Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS... [Lire la suite]
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27 juillet 2019

A pair of blue and white double-gourd vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 941. A pair of blue and white double-gourd vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 8 5/8 in. (21.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 6,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014  Each is decorated on the upper and lower bulbs with lotus scroll below a narrow herringbone border. Provenance: Myron S. Falk, Senior, Greenwich, Connecticut. Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 18 – 19 September 2014, New York, Rockefeller Plaza
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