24 juin 2014

A blue and white yen yen vase, Kangxi

A blue and white yen yen vase, Kangxi. Photo Bonhams. The tapered ovoid body surmounted by an elongated cylindrical neck and wide, flared rim, decorated on the upper and lower sections with a fantastic waterway with moored boats and meandering foot paths leading to sequestered dwellings and high peaks, with scholars and attendants traversing the mountain paths, rendered in deep cobalt blue, the recessed foot with double ring. 17 5/8in (44.7cm) high. Estimate US$ 10,000 - 15,000 (€7,300 - 11,000) FINE CHINESE WORKS OF ART, San... [Lire la suite]
24 juin 2014

A small blue and white baluster vase, Kangxi

A small blue and white baluster vase, Kangxi. Photo Bonhams. Painted with bands of pearls and T-scrolls to either side of the raised string band surrounding the flared neck above Shoulao holding a peach and Liu Hai with his three-legged toad standing below, the lustrous glaze covering all surfaces except the pad of the set-in foot, a double ring in underglaze blue centers the recessed base. 7 3/4in (19.7cm) high. Estimate US$ 4,000 - 6,000 (€2,900 - 4,400) FINE CHINESE WORKS OF ART, San Francisco, 24 Jun... [Lire la suite]

24 juin 2014

Two blue and white ovoid covered jars, Kangxi

Two blue and white ovoid covered jars, Kangxi. Photo Bonhams. The near pair decorated in gradated hues of deep cobalt blue, surmounted by domical lids displaying two boys holding a wrapped zither (qin) and a lotus leaf, atop shoulders displaying wide and ornate ruyi-lappet bands of vine and lotus motifs above detailed continuous figural tableaux of scholar/officials accompanied by beauties and attendants within elaborate interior and exterior settings, the recessed clear glazed bases unmarked and centered by a double ring. 14in... [Lire la suite]
24 juin 2014

A blue and white rouleau vase, Kangxi

A blue and white rouleau vase, Kangxi. Photo Bonhams. Painted in graded washes and outlines of cobalt with lotus flowers, bronze-shaped vases and other objects for the scholar's table encircling the tall body and other decorative bands drawn around the cupped rim, the cylindrical neck with its raised string band and the base above the foot, a double ring centering the recessed base and all surfaces except the foot pad covered with glaze. 18 1/8in (46cm) high. Estimate US$ 8,000 - 12,000 (€5,900 - 8,800) FINE CHINESE WORKS OF ART,... [Lire la suite]
24 juin 2014

A blue and white rouleau vase, Kangxi

A blue and white rouleau vase, Kangxi. Photo Bonhams. The cupped mouth, cylindrical neck and shoulder encircled by delicately drawn bands of key fret, clouds and ruyi patterns, setting off the cylindrical body decorated with cranes flying over a mountainous setting for auspicious deer walking amid ancient pines, all rendered in brilliantly hued washes and outlines of cobalt beneath a lustrous glaze covering all surfaces except the rounded foot ring. 18 1/8in (46cm) high. Estimate US$ 10,000 - 15,000 (€7,300 - 11,000) FINE CHINESE... [Lire la suite]
24 juin 2014

A unusual blue and white garlic headed bottle, Transitional to Kangxi

A unusual blue and white garlic headed bottle, Transitional to Kangxi. Photo Bonhams. Its long, waisted neck and truncated pear-form body painted in cobalt line and wash with the scattered sprigs of bamboo, water weeds, seasonal blossoms and berries separated by rows ascending and descending leaves set between double rings on the exterior walls, the lustrous glaze stopping neatly above the curving edge of the base, unglazed except for an accidental splash visible across a small concave recess at the center. 15 1/4in (38.7cm) high.... [Lire la suite]


24 juin 2014

A small blue and white deep bowl, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period

A small blue and white deep bowl, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period. Photo Bonhams. Of inverted bell form raised on a short foot, the floor of the interior well displaying a circular sun over rocks rising from waves drawn in outline and washes of purple-tinged blue also used to paint the two horses and one qilin prancing through clouds separated by further rocks and waves on the exterior walls, the six-character mark written in regular script within a double ring on the deeply recessed base. 6 1/8in (15cm) diameter.... [Lire la suite]
22 juin 2014

Fine Kangxi Porcelain and Imperial Jades lead rich offerings at Bonhams San Francisco In June 24 Jun 2014

Two massive blue and white ovoid jars, Kangxi. Estimate US$ 100,000 - 200,000 (€74,000 - 150,000). Photo Bonhams. San Francisco — Two massive blue and white 'soldier' vases, formerly in the collection of Salvador Ugarte of Mexico City, stand out amongst a select group of Chinese Kangxi period porcelains to be offered at Bonhams San Francisco on June 24. The term 'soldier' refers to the famous group of 151 Chinese blue and white porcelains which Augustus the Stone of Saxony received from Friedrich Wilhelm I of Russia... [Lire la suite]
20 juin 2014

Imperial Bleu de Huê Octagonal Chinese Blue and White, Thiêu Tri niên tao and of the period (1841-1847)

Imperial Bleu de Huê Octagonal Chinese Blue and White, Thiêu Tri niên tao and of the period (1841-1847) Of typical octagonal form favored by the Thiêu Tri King with eight roundels of dragon in cloud on each side, centered by a larger one within a four characters imperial reign mark. D: 13cm (5 1/8in). Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,500 RB Gallery. CHINESE ANTIQUES, JADEITE & WORKS OF ART. June 22, 2014, 3:00 PM PST - www.invaluable.com
15 juin 2014

A Chinese export blue and white porcelain octogonal dish, Qianlong Period (1736-1795)

A Chinese export blue and white porcelain octogonal dish, Qianlong Period (1736-1795). Photo VERITAS ART AUCTIONEERS Blue and white decoration depicting riverscape with pagoda, 23,5x31,5 cm. Estimation : 80 € / 120 € VERITAS ART AUCTIONEERS. Antiquités et Objets d'Art, Argenterie et Bijoux. 24 Juin 2014 à 21h. AV. ELIAS GARCIA, 157 A/B 1050-099 LISBOA. Contact:: Igor Olho-Azul +351 21 794 8000 - info@veritasleiloes.com


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