11 janvier 2019

A copper-red and celadon-decorated blue and white carved baluster vase, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 1659. A copper-red and celadon-decorated blue and white carved baluster vase, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722); 17 3/8 in. (44.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price Realized USD 146,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. The well-potted body carved in relief with tree peony, chrysanthemum and asters growing from amidst a large rock formation, the details of the flowers picked out in red against the blue of the... [Lire la suite]

11 janvier 2019

An unusual large blue and white bottle vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1658. An unusual large blue and white bottle vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 18 in. (45.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price Realized USD 35,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. Painted around the compressed, globular body with two quatrefoil reserves framing scenes of two gentlemen with frolicking boys and an official holding a hu tablet greeting two maidens and their attendant in an interior, the tall, tapered neck painted with two bands of a scholar and his... [Lire la suite]
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03 janvier 2019

A pair of blue and white garden stools, late Qing dynasty

Lot 217. A pair of blue and white garden stools, late Qing dynasty; 18 3/8 in. (46.6 cm.) high. Estimate HK$30,000 - HK$50,000. Price Realized HK$93,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015. Each stool is painted on the curved sides with birds in flight amidst lotus and peony blossoms, pierced in between with two coin-shaped cartouches, between an upper register of precious objects and lower register of bamboo stems. The top is decorated with butterflies and flowers surrounding an openwork coin-shaped... [Lire la suite]
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28 décembre 2018

A blue and white 'Daoist emblems' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850)

Lot 1080. A blue and white 'Daoist emblems' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850). Diameter 8 in., 20.3 cm. Estimate $3,000 - $5,000. Sold: $11,875 . © Sotheby's the flaring ogee form supported by a broad, tapering foot, the interior painted with a roundel of stylized chrysanthemum and peaches below eight Daoist emblems to the cavetto, the exterior painted with scrolling flowers above a band of ruyi encircling the foot, the base with a six-character seal mark. Property... [Lire la suite]
28 décembre 2018

A pair of blue and white garden seats, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 1471. A pair of blue and white garden seats, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Height 18 1/2  in., 47 cm. Estimate $3,000 - $5,000. Sold: $12,500. © Sotheby's each of barrel form, with raised bosses at the top and base, the sides and top of the seat with pierced coin motif painted with prunus blossoms centering a field of bold lotus amidst dense scrolled foliate vines, with a collar of ruyi and prunus, the foot encircled by a band of upright leaves (2). Provenance: Private... [Lire la suite]
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28 décembre 2018

A blue and white 'Dragon' dish, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 1092. A blue and white 'Dragon' dish, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Diameter 7 in., 17.7 cm. Estimate $6,000 - $8,000. Sold: $12,500. © Sotheby's the rounded sides supported on a short tapered foot, the interior painted with a central roundel enclosing a five-clawed dragon writhing amongst cresting blue waves, the exterior with nine dragons above waves and a band of overlapping coins, the base with a six-character seal mark. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's:... [Lire la suite]

28 décembre 2018

A blue and white beaker vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1086. A blue and white beaker vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 18 in., 45.7 cm. Estimate $6,000 - $8,000. Sold: $16,250. © Sotheby's the flaring neck painted with a dignitary receiving tribute, the barrel-shaped center with floral sprays, the lower section with scholars playing weiqi amid rockwork and foliage. Property from the Collection of Dr. Peter M. Greiner. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 18 March 2017
28 décembre 2018

A rare blue and white ogee-form bowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 1393. A rare blue and white ogee-form bowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735). Diameter 7 in., 17.8 cm. Estimate $5,000 - $7,000. Sold: $25,000. © Sotheby's the exterior painted blue with a band of S-scrolls with ruyi-head terminals, above a feathery hibiscus scroll, the center of the interior bearing a hibiscus spray enclosed in a double circle, the base with a six-character mark within a double circle. Provenance: Sotheby Parke Bernet, 18th June 1983, lot 427. ... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2018

A blue and white bombé-form censer, Ming dynasty, Chongzhen period (1628-1644)

Lot 1085. A blue and white bombé-form censer, Ming dynasty, Chongzhen period (1628-1644). Diameter 9 in., 23 cm. Estimate $5,000 - $7,000. Sold: $6,250. © Sotheby's of compressed ovoid form, the rounded sides rising to a short waisted neck terminating in an everted rim, the exterior painted with a continuous riverscape with dwellings and two scholars, each with an attendant, beneath a band of beribboned Buddhist emblems interspersed with stylized clouds encircling the waist. Property from the... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2018

Two blue and white 'kraak' bowls, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1620)

Lot 1120. Two blue and white 'kraak' bowls, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1620). Diameter of each 5 7/8  in., 14.9 cm. Estimate $500 - $700. Sold: $1,750. © Sotheby's each bowl with rounded sides rising to a barbed everted rim, the interior painted with a bird among flora, the sides with shaped medallions containing flowers and auspicious emblems, beast masks along the rim, the exterior decorated with quatrefoil and floral motifs (2). Provenance: Purchased in Hong... [Lire la suite]
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