07 novembre 2017

A blue and white 'Romance of the Three Kingdoms' sleeve vase, Circa 1640

Lot 144. A blue and white 'Romance of the Three Kingdoms' sleeve vase, Circa 1640. 39.5cm (15 1/2in) high. Estimate £ 1,500 - 2,000. Sold for £10,000 (€11,313). Photo: Bonhams. The cylindrical vase finely painted with a scene from the epic novel of ancient China, with generals and soldiers on horseback marching through a mountainous landscape, the neck cut down. Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 6 Nov 2017, 10:30 GMT, LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE 

07 novembre 2017

A blue and white 'King Wen and Jiang Taigong' jardinière, Chongzhen, circa 1640

Lot 140. A blue and white 'King Wen and Jiang Taigong' jardinière, Chongzhen, circa 1640. 22cm (8 5/8in) diam. Estimate £ 1,500 - 2,000. Sold for £18,750 (€21,212). Photo: Bonhams. The tapering body finely painted with a scene of the mythical meeting of the Zhou Dynasty ruler and the scholar recluse at the riverside, with attendant soldiers and a palanquin nearby. Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 6 Nov 2017, 10:30 GMT, LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE 
07 novembre 2017

A blue and white 'boys' jar and cover, Chongzhen, circa 1640

Lot 139. A blue and white 'boys' jar and cover, Chongzhen, circa 1640. 22cm (8 5/8in) wide. Estimate  GBP  3,000 - 5,000. Sold for £27,500 (€31,112). Photo: Bonhams. The tapering body finely painted with charming scenes of boys dressed in military uniforms and playing on wooden horses, flanked with later added loop handles, the lid similarly decorated and with a loose-ring knop. (2) Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 6 Nov 2017, 10:30 GMT, LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE 
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04 novembre 2017

A blue and white ‘sanduo’ garlic-mouth bottle vase, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850)

Lot 20. A blue and white ‘sanduo’ garlic-mouth bottle vase, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850). 28 cm, 11 in. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 GBP. Lot sold 75,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the pear-shaped body supported on a spreading foot, tapering to a tall slender neck with a garlic-head mouth and straight mouth rim, the body finely detailed with branches of sanduo (The Three Abundances), fruiting and blossoming sprigs of peach, pomegranate and citron,... [Lire la suite]
30 octobre 2017

A blue and white jar cover, Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403-1424)

Lot 254. A blue and white jar cover, Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403-1424). 5.8 cm, 2 1/4  in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 16,250 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the well-crafted circular dome topped with an onion-shaped finial, the exterior finely painted in tones of cobalt blue with 'heaped and piled' curling floral vines surrounding the finial encircled by a border of floral blooms separated by double circles, the finial covered with a further floral motif, all above... [Lire la suite]
30 octobre 2017

A blue and white garlic-necked bottle vase, Ming dynasty, Chongzhen period (1627-1644)

Lot 237. A blue and white garlic-necked bottle vase, Ming dynasty, Chongzhen period (1627-1644). 38 cm, 14 15/16  in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 11,250 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the globular body rising from a short spreading foot to a tall slender garlic neck with a slightly flared rim, finely painted around the exterior in rich cobalt-blue tones with a continuous military encampment scene in a mountainous landscape with a kneeling messenger being... [Lire la suite]

30 octobre 2017

A blue and white garlic-mouth bottle vase, 17th century

Lot 236. A blue and white garlic-mouth bottle vase, 17th century. 35.5 cm, 14 in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. the pear-shaped body rising from a short foot to a tall slender neck with a garlic-head mouth, the body painted in bright cobalt-blue tones with composite leaf scrolls including gingko leaves, all between bands of ruyi-head pendants, the foot skirted with a key fret border, the base with the trigram symbol qian in underglaze blue.  ... [Lire la suite]
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30 octobre 2017

A blue and white 'Dharmachakra' jar, Zhengde mark and period (1506-1521)

Lot 253. A blue and white 'Dharmachakra' jar, Zhengde mark and period (1506-1521). 18.5 cm, 7 1/4  in. Estimate 3,000 — 4,000 GBP. Lot Sold 6,875 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the baluster body surmounted by a waisted neck with a flared rim, the exterior painted with a band of flaming Dharmachakra (Wheel of the law) and scrolling ruyi shaped clouds, between borders of lappet petals with a band of key frets at the rim, the base with a four-character mark in underglaze blue... [Lire la suite]
30 octobre 2017

A large blue and white 'Phoenix' dish, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 244. A large blue and white 'Phoenix' dish, Late Ming dynasty. 43 cm, 16 7/8  in. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a short foot, painted to the interior with a roundel depicting a pair of phoenixes facing each other against ruyi shaped scrolls surrounded by a diaper border, the rim painted with stylised floral sprays in cartouches separated by a diaper ground, the exterior with curling leaves and grapes borne on... [Lire la suite]
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30 octobre 2017

A blue and white 'Fish' dish, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 245. A blue and white 'Fish' dish, Ming dynasty, 16th century. 14.7 cm, 5 13/16  in. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 GBP. Lot sold 2,500 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising to an everted rim, the interior with a medallion of a carp leaping above crashing waves towards a flaming pearl, enclosed by a diamond border at the rim, the exterior with a band of fruiting branches and birds, the base with the inscription dong quan wang ji in underglaze blue. Note: A similar bowl in... [Lire la suite]
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