09 septembre 2008

Two Blue and white 'Lotus' Bowls. Kangxi marks and period

Two Blue and white 'Lotus' Bowls. Kangxi marks and period each of generously wide U-shape rising to an everted lip, painted overall in a deep cobalt-blue, the interior sides with five scrolling lotus flowers surrounding a single lotus bloom enclosed in double-rings at the center, a band of loosely painted lotus flowers below the interior rim, the exterior also decorated with five scrolling lotus flowers above pointed lappets, all reserved against a ground of scrolling foliate vines, supported on slightly tapered feet (2) -... [Lire la suite]
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09 septembre 2008

A pair of blue and white vases (yen-yen). Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

A pair of blue and white vases (yen-yen). Qing dynasty, Kangxi period each with an ovoid body supported on a tall flared foot, painted in vibrant underglaze blue with petal-shaped cartouches enclosing figures among mountainous landscapes alternating with precious antiques and Buddhist emblems, the motifs repeated on the cylindrical neck, scrolling borders at the foot and bottom of the neck, with lotus scroll bands below the flared mouth and at the top of the foot (2) - height 18 3/8 in., 46.7 cm - Estimate: 30,000—40,000 USD -... [Lire la suite]
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09 septembre 2008

A blue and white circular box and cover. Jiajing mark and period

A blue and white circular box and cover. Jiajing mark and period the cover of compressed domed form, painted in vibrant cobalt-blue featuring a large central medallion enclosing peach branches borne on a gnarled trunk forming a stylized shou character, flanked by two lingzhi sprays, the curved sides of the cover and box each with four lobed panels enclosing peach sprays, each section bordered by a keyfret band around the rim, all supported on a slightly tapered foot (2). diameter 8 in., 20.3 cm. Estimate: 12,000—15,000 USD ... [Lire la suite]
09 septembre 2008

A large blue and white flared 'birds and flowers' scrollpot. Transitional Period

A large blue and white flared 'birds and flowers' scrollpot. Transitional Period of waisted cylindrical form rising to a flared mouth, finely painted in rich underglaze-blue with an energetic scene of two pheasants and a smaller bird among flowering peonies and roses, with chrysanthemum sprouting behind dramatic rockwork, all between double bands at the foot and rim - height 9 3/4 in., 24.8 cm - Estimate: 20,000—30,000 USD Provenance: - Charlotte Horstmann & Gerald Godfrey Ltd, Hong Kong (until 30th January 1985).-... [Lire la suite]
07 septembre 2008

Two blue and white jars and covers. Vietnam, Late 15th/Early 16th Century

Two blue and white jars and covers. Vietnam, Late 15th/Early 16th Century Of compressed globular form with waisted necks, one painted with a band of chrysanthemum flower heads amid lingzhi fungus branches and the other with lotus on a similar ground, bordered by lotus flower lappets around the shoulder and overlapping lotus petals around the foot (chips, hairline cracks); one associated cover with a band of peony and foliage, the other with petals below the bud finial (chips, kiln flaw to one). 5 3/4 and 5 7/8in (15 and... [Lire la suite]
03 septembre 2008

A rare large blue and white Shou-character jar. Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle

A rare large blue and white Shou-character jar. Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period  (1573-1619) The heavily potted, high-shouldered body decorated with a pattern of shou roundels reserved on a ground of dense lotus scroll with small flowers and scrolling tendrils, above a band of linked ruyi heads at the base, the short neck encircled by an unusual pattern of conjoined lotus buds, the reign mark within a recessed roundel in the center of the base.18 7/8 in. (48. cm.) high.... [Lire la suite]
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01 septembre 2008

A blue and white teapot warmer. China 17th/18th century

A blue and white teapot warmer. China 17th/18th century decorated with women and flowers, rim with minor wear, restoration, H. 10,5 cm. Estimation : 600 € Provenance: Vanderven Oriental Art, Tefaf/Maastricht 2001 Hargesheimer & Günther - Düsseldorf. Art et Antiquités.  Vente du Vendredi 5 septembre 2008.
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01 septembre 2008

A blue and white porcelain ewer. China 16th century.

A blue and white porcelain ewer. China 16th century. with landscape scenes on both sides and floral decoration, minor wear, H. 11,5 cm.. Estimation : 1 200 € Provenance: Vanderven Oriental Art, Tefaf/Maastricht 2001 Hargesheimer & Günther - Düsseldorf. Art et Antiquités.  Vente du Vendredi 5 septembre 2008.
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01 septembre 2008

A pair of blue and white porcelain ewer, China, 18th century

A pair of blue and white porcelain ewer, China, 18th century decorated with two pairs of ladies with flowers, dutch silver mounting, partly restored. H. 13,5 cm. Estimation : 2 800 € Provenance: Vanderven Oriental Art, Tefaf/Maastricht 2001 Hargesheimer & Günther - Düsseldorf. Art et Antiquités.  Vente du Vendredi 5 septembre 2008.
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01 septembre 2008

A pair of blue and white porcelain dishes. China. Chenghua mark and period

A pair of blue and white porcelain dishes. China. Chenghua mark and period each decorated with two ladies in a garden landscape with scholars rock, very slightly chipped and cracked.  L. 21 cm and 21,5 cm -Estimation : 3 200 € Provenance: Vanderven Oriental Art, Tefaf/Maastricht 2001 Hargesheimer & Günther - Düsseldorf. Art et Antiquités.  Vente du Vendredi 5 septembre 2008.
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