14 novembre 2008

A blue and white eight-lobed jar. Jiajing six-character mark and of the period

A blue and white eight-lobed jar. Jiajing six-character mark and of the period Of ovoid form rising to the short neck, vividly painted in inky underglaze blue on each lobe with a medallion enclosing an auspicious emblem supported on a lingzhi fungus sprig rising from three-peaked mountains above a band of lotus petal panels, the emblems including dragon, fire scrolls, sheaf of grain, pine, constellation, possibly coral and three-peaked mountain, the shoulders with a classic scroll (the rim slightly polished), box. 14.5cm (5¾in)... [Lire la suite]

14 novembre 2008

A large blue and white 'lotus bouquet' dish. Yongle

A large blue and white 'lotus bouquet' dish. Yongle The central medallion vividly painted in cobalt blue showing characteristic 'heaping and piling' with a ribboned bouquet of lotus flowers and arrowhead plants, the cavetto painted with a composite floral scroll including chrysanthemum, lotus, rose, tree peony and pomegranate blossoms, below a wave border decorated with crested waves in reserve, the undersides similarly painted with a composite floral scroll, between a classic scroll below the rim and a key-fret border above... [Lire la suite]
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14 novembre 2008

A rare large blue and white 'melon' dish. Yongle

A rare large blue and white 'melon' dish. Yongle The central medallion painted in vivid cobalt blue with characteristic 'heaping and piling' with a leafy fruiting and flowering melon plant growing from the undulating ground, encircled by a composite floral scroll around the rounded cavetto including chrysanthemum, pomegranate, peony, lotus, camellia and rose, the flattened everted rim with a wave border with crests reserved in white, the underside with six fruiting sprays of cherry, gingko, peach, lychee, grape and pomegranate,... [Lire la suite]
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14 novembre 2008

A Blue And White Pear-Shaped Vase, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period (1736-1795)

Lot 136. A Blue And White Pear-Shaped Vase, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period (1736-1795); 34.2cm., 13 1/2 in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 7,500 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2008 painted with bamboo and plantain amongst rockwork in a fenced garden, below bands of scrolling foliage, classic scroll and ascending leaves below the turned over rim.  Note: The design on the present piece became popular in the Qianlong period and versions with varying bands of decoration encircling the... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2008

A Fine And Rare Copper-Red And Blue And White Porcelain Bottle Dragon Vase, China, 18th ct.

A Fine And Rare Copper-Red And Blue And White Porcelain Bottle Dragon Vase, China, 18th ct. H. 34,8 cm - Estimate 10 000 € Nagel Aunctions. Asian Arts. 10 November 2008. www.auction.de
11 novembre 2008

A Pair Of Ming-Style Blue And White 'Phoenix' Dishes, China, Qianlong seal marks and period

A Pair Of Ming-Style Blue And White 'Phoenix' Dishes, China, Qianlong seal marks and period D. 16,6 cm - Good condition - Estimate 6 000 € Notes: Cf. The Chinese University of Hongkong 'Imperial Porcelain of Late Qing from the Kwan Collection', 1983, pl. 88 - Taipei, National Museum of History', 1985, pl. 88 - Avitabile 'From the Dragon's Treasure', 1987, pl. 97 for a Daoguang marked dish Nagel Aunctions. Asian Arts. 10 November 2008. www.auction.de

11 novembre 2008

A Fine Pair Of Egrets And Lotos Blue And White Porcelain Saucers, China, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period

A Fine Pair Of Egrets And Lotus Blue And White Porcelain Saucers, China, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period D. 14,9 cm - Good condition - Estimate 9 000 € Nagel Aunctions. Asian Arts. 10 November 2008. www.auction.de
11 novembre 2008

A Pair Of Imperial Blue And White Dragon Saucers, China, Kangxi marks and of the period

A Pair Of Imperial Blue And White Dragon Saucers, China, Kangxi marks and of the period D. 16,8 cm - Good condition - Estimate 8 000 € Provenance: Former I. Rodriguez Collection, no. 17 Nagel Aunctions. Asian Arts. 10 November 2008. www.auction.de
11 novembre 2008

A Large Blue And White Gourd-Shaped Porcelain Vase,

A Large Blue And White Gourd-Shaped Porcelain Vase, China, Jiajing period H. 56,5 cm - Estimate 9 000 € Provenance: Property from an old German private collection, purchased in the 1920'ies Nagel Aunctions. Asian Arts. 10-11 November 2008. www.auction.de
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11 novembre 2008

A Rare Blue And White 'Lotus'-Dish, China, Wanli mark and period

A Rare Blue And White 'Lotus'-Dish, China, Wanli mark and period D. 20,1 cm - Very few tiny chips, good condition - Estimate 15 000 € Notes: A similar dish was sold at Sothebys London, 10 November, 2004, lot 607. Dishes of this design with Wanli reign marks and of the period are in the National Palace Museum, Taipei, illustrated in 'Minji meihin zuroku', vol.3, Tokyo 1978, pl.90; in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, included in Suzanne G.Valenstein, 'Chinese Ceramics', New York 1989, pl.177; in... [Lire la suite]
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