25 mars 2020

A blue and white three-ram 'sanyang kaitai' bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 3102. A blue and white three-ram 'sanyang kaitai' bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 15.8 cm., 6 1/2 in. Estimate 300,000 — 500,000 HKD. Lot Sold 500,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's well potted of inverted bell shape with steep sides gently rising to a flared rim, painted on the exterior in imitation of the Jiajing original with a scene of three rams in a setting of willow, pine and bamboo, the interior with a central medallion of a qilin, within a cell diaper band around... [Lire la suite]

21 mars 2020

A massive blue and white 'lotus scroll' basin, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 3423. A massive blue and white 'lotus scroll' basin, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 24 1/8 in. (61.2 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 750,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The basin is heavily potted with gently rounded sides rising to a short waisted neck below a broad lipped rim. It is finely painted in vivid tones of blue on the exterior with a scrolling Indian lotus issuing leaves and foliage, below a band of ruyi-heads and above upright lappet panels. The neck is... [Lire la suite]
21 mars 2020

A large blue and white moonflask, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3422. A large blue and white moonflask, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 20 in. (51 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000. Price realised HKD 1,840,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 Of characteristic compressed form flanked by a pair of dragon-scroll handles at the neck, the body of the moonflask is well painted with a central roundel comprised of a branch bearing peaches and a bat hovering above, surrounded by a composite floral scroll, below a band of trefoils and... [Lire la suite]
21 mars 2020

A blue and white vase, meiping, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3421. A blue and white vase, meiping, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 2 5/8 in. (32 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 7,000,000 - HKD 9,000,000. Price realised HKD 10,840,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The vase is sturdily potted with a broad shoulder and waisted neck. It is painted around the exterior in deep shades of blue with simulated 'heaping and piling' to depict six fruit and flower-sprays arranged in two registers, comprising lychee, peach, pomegranate, peony, prunus and lotus,... [Lire la suite]
21 mars 2020

A blue and white 'narrative' baluster vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 3415. A blue and white 'narrative' baluster vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 17 1/2 in. (44.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 240,000 - HKD 350,000. Price realised HKD 400,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The vase is sturdily potted with an elongated baluster body rising from a splayed foot supported on a shallow foot ring to a flaring neck moulded with a horizontal raised band. It is delicately painted in various shades of blue with a continuous scene depicting Han Xin on horseback being pursued by Xiao He and his... [Lire la suite]
21 mars 2020

A finely painted Transitional blue and white brush pot, Shunzhi period (1644-1661)

Lot 3414. A finely painted Transitional blue and white brush pot, Shunzhi period (1644-1661); 8 5/8 in. (22 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 1,000,000 - HKD 1,500,000. Price realised HKD 1,120,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The cylindrical brush pot is lively painted with a hunting scene, depicting four equestrian Manchu huntsman in a continuous landscape; one having fallen from his horse still holding the reins with the arrows scattered around him from his empty quiver; one trying to catch a falling bird shot with an arrow;... [Lire la suite]

20 mars 2020

A blue and white pottery bottle, Ottoman provinces, late 16th-early 17th century

Lot 128. A blue and white pottery bottle, Ottoman provinces, late 16th-early 17th century; 32.5cm. Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. fritware of baluster form, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue on a white ground with palmette blossoms and finely swirling vines, the neck with vertical bands. Sotheby's. ARTS OF THE ISLAMIC WORLD AND INDIA INCLUDING FINE RUGS AND CARPETS, 01 Apr 2020
20 mars 2020

A blue and white bottle vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3385. A blue and white bottle vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 14 3/4 in. (37.3 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 700,000. Price Realized HKD 1,060,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The vase is well potted with a globular body rising from a splayed foot to a tall neck flaring at the rim. The body is painted with a broad frieze of composite flower scroll above a band of petal lappets and below a trefoil collar and foliate scroll bands on the... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2020

A small blue and white 'galloping horse' dish, Kangxi six-character mark within double circles and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 3384. A small blue and white 'galloping horse' dish, Kangxi six-character mark within double circles and of the period (1662-1722); 4 1/2 in. (11.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price Realized HKD 350,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The small dish with deep rounded sides rising to an everted rim is finely painted in cobalt of vivid blue tones with a galloping horse surrounded by flame scrolls in the centre against a dense ground of swirling waves and plum... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2020

A rare large blue and white moulded vase with ruyi-shaped handles, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795

Lot 3383. A rare large blue and white moulded vase with ruyi-shaped handles, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 18 3/4 in. (47.7 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 2,000,000 - HKD 3,000,000. Price Realized HKD 19,720,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 Raised on a spreading foot and applied with a pair of ruyi-shaped handles on the waisted neck; the globular body is painted with a broad frieze of flowerheads entwined with lingzhi fungus. The decoration lies... [Lire la suite]