12 mars 2014

A large blue and white rouleau vase , Kangxi period (1662-1722)

A large blue and white rouleau vase , Kangxi period (1662-1722). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 The sides are decorated in intense shades of underglaze blue with a continuous scene of scholars in a mountain retreat, with a group of four gathered around a weiqi board, two in conversation, and one accompanied by an attendant carrying a qin on a rock bridge that spans a river in which further scholars are shown in a boat in the foreground. Penciled decorative bands and a bow string band encircle the neck, and a... [Lire la suite]
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11 mars 2014

A pair of large blue and white cover jar with landscape design, Qing Dynasty period

A pair of large blue and white cover jar with landscape design, Qing Dynasty period. Photo California Asian Art Auction Gallery. Well painted in cobalt blue with scrolling foliage encircling the body and landscape of houses and mountain river on both sides, the domed cover of this pair of jars is surmounted with a blue knop-shaped finial. Dimensions: H: 29 3/4 in (75.5 cm) Top: 9 5/8 in (24.5 cm). Estimated Price: $8,500 - $10,000 California Asian Art Auction Gallery.March 15, 2014, San Gabriel, CA, US. Website :... [Lire la suite]

11 mars 2014

A pair of blue and white 'Wu Shuang Figures' vases, Qing Dynasty period

A pair of blue and white 'Wu Shuang Figures' vases, Qing Dynasty period. Photo California Asian Art Auction Gallery. Of rectangular shape, each vase is decorated alternatively on each side with figure from 'Wu Shuang Pu', including Sun Quan, Di Renjie, Wu Zetian, and Fu Sheng, along with inscriptions about the figure. Both sides on the body are mounted with mythical beast ring handles. Rising to an everted rim, the waisted necks on each side are also decorated with inscriptions, all against the white... [Lire la suite]
07 mars 2014

Phoenix Art Museum purchases large early 17th century Dutch Delft Vase and Cover from Aronson Antiquairs

The Phoenix Art Museum bought this c. 1660 Delft Vase and Cover from Aronson Antiquairs, 23 inches Dutch Delft.  AMSTERDAM.- On the eve of the opening of The European Fine Art Fair (TEFAF) in Maastricht, his largest exhibition of the year, Amsterdam specialist Delft dealer Robert Aronson of Aronson Antiquairs, has announced that The Phoenix Art Museum has purchased a large Blue and White Dutch Delft Vase and Cover dating to 1660-70.  According to Robert Aronson, “I have been working with The Phoenix Art Museum for a... [Lire la suite]
05 mars 2014

A fine and rare blue and white Ming style barrel-form vase, Qianlong seal mark and period

A fine and rare blue and white Ming style barrel-form vase, Qianlong seal mark and period. Photo Sotheby's. of ovoid form, well-painted in varying tones of underglaze blue in classic 'heaping and piling' style with a central band of six stylized lotus and chrysanthemum flowerheads on a continuous lingzhi scrolling foliate branch, between ruyi-head bands and beneath a narrow border of cresting waves under the rim, the base with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue. Height 7 3/4 in., 19.7 cm. Estimation 120,000 — 150,000... [Lire la suite]
05 mars 2014

A blue and white 'Landscape' rouleau vase, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period

  A blue and white 'Landscape' rouleau vase, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period. Photo Sotheby's. painted with a scene of a mountainous river landscape with rocks, a fishermen steering a boat on the lake below birds in flight, two scholars in conversation on a rocky bank, and another walking towards a pavilion, all below floral sprays and a single bowstring band around the neck. Height 18 1/2 in., 47 cm. Estimation 25,000 — 35,000 USD Provenance: Collection of Della Brooks Walker van Loben Sels (1878-1978), California, (according to... [Lire la suite]


05 mars 2014

A pair of blue and white 'Soldier' vases, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period

A pair of blue and white 'Soldier' vases, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period. Photo Sotheby's. each jar of massive baluster form, well-painted in underglaze blue with a continuous pond scene of lotus and other aquatic plants issuing from calm waters above a narrow lappet band, the shoulder with a pendent blue ground ruyi collar enclosing stylized floral scrolls beneath a band of floral cartouches reserved on a diaper ground, the short straight neck with blossoming branches beneath a ruyi band at the lipped rim, the domed covers decorated... [Lire la suite]
05 mars 2014

A blue and white 'Mallow' dish, Qianlong mark and period

A blue and white 'Mallow' dish, Qianlong mark and period. Photo Sotheby's. painted in the center with a stylized design of three mallow blooms encircling a central bloom, all borne on an undulating foliate stem within double lines repeated at the rim, the exterior with a similar continuous floral scroll, six-character seal mark in underglaze blue. Diameter 7 5/8 in., 19.3 cm. Estimation 15,000 — 20,000 USD Provenance: Acquired in Taipei, 1993 Sotheby's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS & WORKS OF ART. 18 MARS 2014 - 19 MARS 2014. NEW... [Lire la suite]
05 mars 2014

A Ming-style blue and white 'Lotus' dish, Qianlong seal mark and period

A Ming-style blue and white 'Lotus' dish, Qianlong seal mark and period. Photo Sotheby's. the center painted with a medallion of lotus blossoms surrounded by scrolling foliage, the theme repeated on the wide flange below the cafe-au-lait dressed rim, the cavetto decorated with a band of ribbon-tied chimes alternating with bats, the exterior decorated with sprigs of bamboo and lingzhi, the six-character seal mark in underglaze blue. Diameter 11 7/8 in., 30.3 cm. Estimation 8,000 — 12,000 USD Provenance: Collection of Ferdinand... [Lire la suite]
05 mars 2014

A blue and white 'Lotus' bowl, Yongzheng mark and period

A blue and white 'Lotus' bowl, Yongzheng mark and period. Photo Sotheby's. delicately painted on the exterior with three stylized lotus sprays alternating with floral arabesques and leaves, the interior with a single stylized floral spray within double circles, six-character mark in underglaze blue. Diameter 4 in., 10.1 cm. Estimation 15,000 — 20,000 USD Provenance: Christie's London, 9th November 1983, lot 198.C.C. Teng & Co., Taipei, 1992 The mark on this bowl is quite unusual, though a similar mark can be found on a... [Lire la suite]
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