12 mai 2016

A blue and white globular jar, Shunzhi period (1644-1661)

Lot 134. A blue and white globular jar, Shunzhi period (1644-1661). Estimate £2,000 - £4,000 ($2,884 - $5,768). Price Realized £4,000 ($5,776). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The exterior of the jar is decorated in vibrant shades of blue with cartouches enclosing figures in landscape scenes, surrounded by foliage and mountains. 11 ¼ in. (28.5 cm.) high Provenance: From a private French collection. Christie's. CHINESE CERAMICS, WORKS OF ART AND TEXTILES PART I, 11 May 2016, London, South Kensington
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11 mai 2016

Two blue and white 'Romance of the Western Chamber' narrative dishes, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 123. Two blue and white 'Romance of the Western Chamber' narrative dishes, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate £4,000 - £6,000 ($5,752 - $8,628). Price Realized £17,500 ($25,235). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  Each dish is decorated with a scene from the story, with an accompanying description. Each with an apocryphal Jiajing mark to the base. 6 ½ in. (16.5 cm.) diam.  Provenance: Property from the Lever Collection, acquired prior to 2000.  Christie's. CHINESE CERAMICS,... [Lire la suite]
06 mai 2016

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

Lot 173. A blue and white 'deer' beaker vase, gu, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 6 000 — 8,000 GBP (7,663 - 10,217 EUR). Photo Sotheby's.   the central globular section rising from a tall spreading foot to a trumpet neck with indented straight rim, finely painted around the foot and neck in rich cobalt-blue tones with deer in a rocky landscape, the central section with two leafy bamboo sprays, the base inscribed in underglaze-blue with an apocryphal... [Lire la suite]
06 mai 2016

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

Lot 172. A blue and white brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP (10,217 - 15,325 EUR). Photo Sotheby's.   of cylindrical form, painted around the exterior with two rectangular panels, the larger depicting Daoist Immortals dancing on scrolling clouds with a scholar seated at a window in a pavilion, the other of a lakeside landscape with rocky mountains; 17.5 cm, 6 7/8  in. Note: The scene depicts Lu Dongbin escorting White... [Lire la suite]
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06 mai 2016

A blue and white 'dragon' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period

Lot 268. A blue and white 'dragon' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period. Estimate £1,500 - 2,500 (€1,900 - 3,200). Photo Bonhams. The interior vibrantly painted with a writhing four-claw dragon grasping a flaming pearl amongst tri-corn clouds, the exterior with foaming wave borders at the foot. 19.7cm (7 3/4in) diam. Bonhams. AUCTION 23541: ASIAN ART, 10:30 BST - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
05 mai 2016

A blue and white ogee-shaped 'dragon' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 267. A blue and white ogee-shaped 'dragon' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate £1,500 - 2,000 (€1,900 - 2,500). Photo Bonhams. Elegantly potted with deep rounded sides rising to a flared rim, finely painted to the exterior in strong vivid shades of blue with two sinuous five-clawed dragons striding amongst scrolling flames and billowing clouds, the interior with a central medallion enclosing a further dragon amidst flames. 16.9cm (6 5/8in) diam. Bonhams. AUCTION 23541: ASIAN... [Lire la suite]

05 mai 2016

A pair of blue and white bowls, Kangxi six-character marks in underglaze blue within double circles and of the period (1662-1722

Lot 79. A pair of blue and white bowls, Kangxi six-character marks in underglaze blue within double circles and of the period (1662-1722). Estimate £40,000 – £60,000 ($58,240 - $87,360). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Each bowl is decorated to the exterior with six shou characters enclosed within foliate ruyi-shaped cartouches, with a further shou character to the interior with stylised scrolls, below a border of leaves and ruyi heads around the mouth rim.5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm.)... [Lire la suite]
05 mai 2016

A rare Ming-style blue and white floral vase, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period

  Lot 70. A rare Ming-style blue and white floral vase, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double-circle and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate £200,000 – £300,000 ($291,200 - $436,800). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The vase is elegantly potted in the form of a compressed hu, with two wide bands of flowers and foliage decorating the exterior of the body, separated by concentric bands. The short spreading foot is painted with a lotus border. 8 in. (20.2 cm.) high ... [Lire la suite]
05 mai 2016

A rare Ming-style blue and white pilgrim flask, bianhu, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze-blue and of the period

    Lot 69. A rare Ming-style blue and white pilgrim flask, bianhu, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze-blue and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate £60,000 – £80,000 ($87,360 - $116,480). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The elegantly potted flask is painted to each side of the rounded body with four large flower blooms surrounded by stylised foliage, encircled by a band of classic scroll and below a pair of handles with ruyi-shaped terminals. The neck and shoulder of the vessel are similarly... [Lire la suite]
05 mai 2016

A blue and white vase, Transitional period, mid-17th century

Lot 68. A blue and white vase, Transitional period, mid-17th century. Estimate £10,000 – £15,000 ($14,560 - $21,840). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The vase is of ovoid shape and is decorated with birds in flight and perched amongst prunus, bamboo and peony branches, all between anhua bands of flowers and lappets to the rims. 9 ½ in. (24.1 cm.) high Christie's. INSPIRED THEMES: A FINE SELECTION OF CHINESE WORKS OF ART, 10 May 2016, London, King Street
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