19 août 2016

A blue and white jar, Late Ming Dynasty, 17th century

Lot 839. A blue and white jar, Late Ming Dynasty, 17th century. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The jar is decorated in inky shades of blue with shaped panels of chrysanthemums and butterflies amidst rocks reserved on a dense ground of wan pattern. The shoulder is decorated with further wan pattern and set with four lion-mask-form loop handles. 10 ¼ in. (26 cm.) high Provenance: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1919 (Rogers... [Lire la suite]
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19 août 2016

A large blue and white 'fish' dish, Ming Dynasty, 16th-17th century

Lot 838. A large blue and white 'fish' dish, Ming Dynasty, 16th-17th century. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The dish is decorated in the interior with a carp leaping from roiling waves amidst flames, clouds and a flaming pearl, all beneath the everted rim decorated with beribonned auspicious emblems and peony sprays. 17 7/8 in. (45 cm.) diam. Provenance: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1967 (Rogers Fund). Christie's. Collected in... [Lire la suite]
19 août 2016

A blue and white reticulated brush wrest, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double rectangle and of the perio

Lot 833. A blue and white reticulated brush wrest, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double rectangle and of the period ( 1573-1619). Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The reticulated brush wrest is modeled with five jagged peaks, each painted with a central front-facing dragon flanked by four side-facing dragons clutching flaming pearls, all above pointed rocks and waves. 6 ½ in. (16.6 cm.) wide Provenance: Marie-Louise Gárbaty... [Lire la suite]
19 août 2016

A small blue and white cushion-form box and cover, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the eeriod (1522-1566)

Lot 832. A small blue and white cushion-form box and cover, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the eeriod (1522-1566). Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Of square form with canted corners, the cover is painted in rich dark blue tones with a five-clawed dragon writhing amidst ruyi-form clouds. The sides of the cover are decorated with alternating cranes and phoenixes amidst double peaches, above a key-fret border. The sides of the box are similarly... [Lire la suite]
19 août 2016

A small blue and white, faceted jar, Ming Dynasty, 16th century

Lot 831. A small blue and white, faceted jar, Ming Dynasty, 16th century. Estimate USD 800 - USD 1,200. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Each broad side is decorated with ducks in a lotus pond, separated by narrow panels of lotus scroll, all between further decorative borders aound the shoulder and foot. The base is inscribed with an apocryphal Xuande mark. 4 ¼ in. (10.8 cm.) high Provenance: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1917 (Rogers Fund). Christie's. Collected in... [Lire la suite]
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19 août 2016

A small blue and white lobed jar, Ming Dynasty, 16th-early 17th century

Lot 830. A small blue and white lobed jar, Ming Dynasty, 16th-early 17th century. Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The lobed body is decorated in inky shades of underglaze blue with alternating panels depicting floral sprigs and a figure seated in a garden. 4 ¼ in. (10.9 cm.) high Provenance: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1922 (Rogers Fund). Christie's. Collected in America: Chinese Ceramics from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 15... [Lire la suite]

19 août 2016

A small blue and white vase, meiping, Ming Dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 829. A small blue and white vase, meiping, Ming Dynasty, 15th-16th century. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The body is painted with a broad band of peony scroll between a flower-filled ruyi collar above a band of leafy meander below. 5 ¾ in. (14.6 cm.) high Provenance: Paul Zeisler, Jr. Collection. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1966. Christie's. Collected in America: Chinese Ceramics from the Metropolitan Museum of... [Lire la suite]
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16 août 2016

Pair of large Ormolu mounted Blue and White vases. Vases: China, Kangxi period, 1662 – 1722. Mounting: France, 19th century

Lot 460. Pair of large Ormolu mounted Blue and White vases. Vases: China, Kangxi period, 1662 – 1722. Mounting: France, 19th century. Photo Hampel Height including mounting: 40.4 cm. Mounting in Empire-style gilt-bronze with laurel wreath. Usual signs of wear. Estimate € 12.000 - 15.000  Hampel. Art d'Asie. jeudi, 25 mars 2015
16 août 2016

Blue and white vase, China, Ming dynasty, 1368 – 1644

Lot 302. Blue and white vase, China, Ming dynasty, 1368 – 1644. Photo Hampel Height: 11.4 cm. Underglaze blue four character mark on underside. Vessel with ca. 5 cm long firing crack. Estimate € 12.000 - 15.000 Literature: For a similar example from the Clark collection, see Medley, The Chinese Potter: A Practical History of Chinese Ceramics, fig. 164, p. 221. And for another of similar form, see Ayers, The Mount Trust Collection of Chinese Art, no. 89. Hampel. Art... [Lire la suite]
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16 août 2016

Blue and White 'Phoenix' bottle vase, China, Ming dynasty, 1368 - 1644

Lot 303. Blue and White 'Phoenix' bottle vase, China, Ming dynasty, 1368 - 1644. Photo Hampel Height: 35.6 cm. On base underglaze-blue seal mark. Estimate € 24.000 - 28.000  Hampel. Art d'Asie. jeudi 24 septembre 2015
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