06 novembre 2016

A rare blue and white 'dragon' jar, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

Lot 16. A rare blue and white 'dragon' jar, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619). Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000 (USD 9,968 - USD 14,952). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. The globular jar is decorated around the exterior with four shaped cartouches divided by scrolling flowers and foliage, each enclosing a five-clawed scaly dragon amidst stylised clouds. 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm.) wide. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 8 November... [Lire la suite]
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06 novembre 2016

A pair of blue and white ‘phoenix’ dishes, Wanli marks and period (1573-1619)

Lot 335. A pair of blue and white ‘phoenix’ dishes, Wanli marks and period (1573-1619). Estimate GBP 6,000 — 8,000. Photo Sotheby's. each with shallow rounded sides rising from a short foot, the interior painted with a pair of phoenix in flight amongst cloud scrolls below a cash border, the exterior with the beribboned babao (Eight Treasures) supported on lotus sprays, inscribed with a six-character reign mark. Quantité: 2 - 13.4 cm, 5 1/4  in. Provenance: Christie’s London, 18th... [Lire la suite]
06 novembre 2016

A large blue and white 'Kraak' dish, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1619)

Lot 330. A large blue and white 'Kraak' dish, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1619). Estimate GBP 2,000 — 3,000. Photo Sotheby's. painted to the interior with scattered floral sprays within a shaped cartouche bordered by diaper bands, the well encircled by further panels enclosing fruiting and flowering sprays; 46.2 cm, 18 1/8  in. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 09 nov. 2016, 11:30 AM
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06 novembre 2016

A large blue and white jar, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1619)

Lot 329. A large blue and white jar, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1619). Estimate GBP 5,000 — 7,000. Photo Sotheby's. the ovoid body rising from a recessed base to a short waisted broad neck with everted rolled rim, painted around the exterior in rich cobalt-blue tones with four large lappet panels enclosing flowers issuing from rockwork divided by strapwork, all below similar smaller panels at the shoulder and above a lappet band at the base, the neck with a classic scroll band, drilled to the side; 40... [Lire la suite]
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02 novembre 2016

A blue and white ‘Kraak’ dish, Ming Dynasty, Wanli Period (1573-1619)

Lot 218. A blue and white ‘Kraak’ dish, Ming Dynasty, Wanli Period (1573-1619). Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.  painted to the interior with three birds amongst a lotus pond, all encircled by stylised diaper grounds and ten cartouches enclosing precious objects and flowers - 35 cm, 13¾ in. Provenance: Acquired in 1999 The Joseph M. Morpugo Collection. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 09 nov. 2016, 11:30 AM
01 novembre 2016

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

  Lot 619. A large blue and white hu vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000 (USD 3,654 - USD 6,090). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. The vase is decorated with various scenes enclosed within panels including a buffalo in a garden setting by a pavilion, fishermen in a river landscape, scholars objects and lingzhifungus, rocks and bamboo. 15 ¼ in. (38.5 cm.) high.  Provenance: Collection of Lafcadio Hearn (1850-1904), and then by descent. Note: Lafcadio Hearn... [Lire la suite]

01 novembre 2016

A blue and white 'immortals' bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 406. A blue and white 'immortals' bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 3,000 (USD 1,827 - USD 3,654). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. The bowl is decorated to the exterior with the Eight Immortals at leisure beneath trees, observed by Shoulao from above. The interior is decorated with a central roundel enclosing a figure beside pine in a mountainous landscape. There is a mark to the base reading yingde xuan bo gu zhi.  8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm.). Note: The mark to the base... [Lire la suite]
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01 novembre 2016

A blue and white Islamic market censer, Kangxi period (1662-1722) or later

Lot 341. A blue and white Islamic market censer, Kangxi period (1662-1722) or later. Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000 (USD 1,218 - USD 1,462). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. The censer is supported on three feet and decorated with three roundels enclosing the blessing in Sini calligraphy that may be translated "Praise to God". 4 3/8 in. (11 cm.) diam. Christie's. Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part I, 9 November 2016, London, South Kensington
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01 novembre 2016

A blue and white 'Xi xiangji' bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 340. A blue and white 'Xi xiangji' bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000 (USD 4,872 - USD 7,308). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. The bowl is decorated with two narrative scenes from the Romance of the Western Chamber, separated by two panels of calligraphy complimenting the imagery. The base with an apocryphal Chenghua mark. 8 in. (20 cm.) diam. Christie's. Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part I, 9 November 2016, London, South Kensington  
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01 novembre 2016

A pair of blue and white 'boys' bowls, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 339. A pair of blue and white 'boys' bowls, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000 (USD 3,654 - USD 6,090). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. Each bowl is decorated to the exterior with five boys holding leafy stems, separated by lotus blooms, all on a scrolling foliate ground. The interiors are painted with a central roundel enclosing a body seated on a lotus flower. 7 in. (17.8 cm.) diam. Note: A similar bowl from the collection of the Norton Museum of Art, Florida, USA, was... [Lire la suite]
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