30 janvier 2020

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

Lot 10. A blue and white garlic-mouth vase, Transitional period, mid-17th century; 14 7/8 in. (37.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 8,125. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2020 Painted with a continuous scene of birds in flight amidst various flowering plants. Property from the Collection of Peter Tcherepnine. Christie’s. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Tibor Collection, Part II, New York, 23 January 2020

30 janvier 2020

A pair of blue and white garden seats, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1619)

Lot 8. A pair of blue and white garden seats, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1619); 36.5cm., 14 3/8 in. Estimate 30,000—40,000 GBP. Lot Sold 73,250 GBP. photo Sotheby's. each of bombe rounded form with a lion mask handle applied to each side at the centre of the body, painted with a wide central band of peacocks amongst peony issuing from rockwork, between two bands of raised bosses, above a band of breaking waves at the base and below a band of shaped cloud collar panels of peony, the upper surface... [Lire la suite]
28 janvier 2020

A large blue and white bottle vase, late 19th-early 20th century

Lot 1331. A large blue and white bottle vase, late 19th-early 20th century; 21 3/8 in. (54.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 32,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The tapering bulbous body is decorated with a wide band of flower scroll set between the Eight Buddhist Emblems (bajixiang) above and a petal-lappet band below. Further flower scroll is on the neck between decorative borders and above a band of froth-capped waves on the shoulder, wood stand. ... [Lire la suite]
28 janvier 2020

A blue and white jardinière, Guangxu period (1875-1908)

Lot 1330. A blue and white jardinière, Guangxu period (1875-1908); 13 in. (33 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 25,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The jardinière is heavily potted and has deep rounded sides that are decorated with four dragon medallions above a bow-string border and a band of key fret encircling the foot, while the rim is decorated with wan diaper. A large hole is in the center of the slightly convex base. Christie's. Fine... [Lire la suite]
28 janvier 2020

A fine Ming-style blue and white bottle vase, Daoguang seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 1388. A fine Ming-style blue and white bottle vase, Daoguang seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 14½ in (37 cm.) high. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 171,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The vase is painted in fifteenth century style with a broad band of composite foliate scroll above a petal-lappet band on the globular body, and bands of pendent ruyi heads and further foliate scroll on the shoulder, all separated by plain... [Lire la suite]
28 janvier 2020

A fine Ming-style blue and white bottle vase, Daoguang seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 1385. A fine Ming-style blue and white bottle vase, Daoguang seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 14½ in (37 cm.) high. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 159,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The vase is painted in fifteenth century style with a broad band of composite foliate scroll above a petal-lappet band on the globular body, and bands of pendent ruyi heads and further foliate scroll on the shoulder, all separated by plain rib borders... [Lire la suite]

28 janvier 2020

A pair of rare small blue and white ewers and covers, 18th-19th century

Lot 1327. A pair of rare small blue and white ewers and covers, 18th-19th century; 2 5/8 in. (6.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 255,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 Each ewer is delicately potted with a globular body raised on a spreading foot with a pie-crust border, and is finely painted around the sides with a wide band of vertical foliate scrolls bordered by double lines and interrupted on one side by a long curving spout emerging from the mouth of a mythical... [Lire la suite]
28 janvier 2020

A fine blue and white stem bowl, Qianlong six character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1328. A fine blue and white stem bowl, Qianlong six character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 4¾ in. (12 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The deep bowl, with rounded sides and flaring rim, is raised on a spreading stem, the exterior is painted in deep tones of cobalt blue with eight lanca characters beneath a band of classic lotus bloom roundels borne on scrolling stems around... [Lire la suite]
28 janvier 2020

A Ming-style blue and white 'garlic-head' moonflask, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 1326. A Ming-style blue and white 'garlic-head' moonflask, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 13¼ in. (33 cm.) high. Estimate USD 18,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 43,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The flattened circular body is painted in fifteenth-century style on each convex side with a pomegranate tree, one tree laden with five ripe pomegranates, the other tree in flower, with a sprig of lingzhi at the base of each tree. The pomegranate trees are contained within... [Lire la suite]
27 janvier 2020

A blue and white 'Fruit tree medallion' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 290. A blue and white 'Fruit tree medallion' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Diameter 6 in., 15.2 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot sold 8,750 USD. Photo Sotheby's with steep flaring sides, painted with five roundels in the form of fruiting trees bearing peach, mulberry and lychee, divided by pomegranate sprays, between a double line border at the rim and a petal band at the foot, seal mark in underglaze blue.  Provenance: Acquired in Beijing in the 1920s or... [Lire la suite]