12 juillet 2019

A blue and white archaistic vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

  Lot 159. A blue and white archaistic vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Height 14 3/4  in., 37.4 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 10,000 USD. Lot sold 15,000  USD. © Sotheby's. with wide canted shoulders surmounted by a trumpet-shaped neck with a galleried rim, painted all over in shades of underglaze blue with floral scrolls beneath a band of waves encircling the shoulders, with florets and upright plantain lappets at the neck and flanked by a pair of dragon handles, the rim... [Lire la suite]
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12 juillet 2019

A large blue and white 'figural' bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 157. A large blue and white 'figural' bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Diameter 9 1/8  in., 24.4 cm.Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 15,000  USD. © Sotheby's. with deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot, finely painted around the exterior with two large rectangular panels, one enclosing a scene of figures working with textiles, the other with farmers in fields, the interior painted with a central medallion enclosing bamboo issuing from... [Lire la suite]
12 juillet 2019

Two blue and white rosewater sprinklers, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 150. Two blue and white rosewater sprinklers, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height of taller 9 1/2 in., 24 cm. Estimate 600 — 800 USD. Lot sold 3,125  USD. © Sotheby's. made for the Islamic market, each of typical pear shape raised on a high foot and with elongated neck, the larger painted with four stylized foliate medallions between narrow café-au-lait and foliate bands; the other painted around the body with 'Hundred Antiques' and on the neck... [Lire la suite]
12 juillet 2019

A blue and white 'Four accomplishments' baluster vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 147. A blue and white 'Four accomplishments' baluster vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 17 1/2  in., 44.5 cm. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 USD. Lot sold 50,000 USD. © Sotheby's. of elegant baluster form with galleried rim and ribbed neck, well-painted with a continuous scene of scholars gathering to learn and master the gentlemanly arts of the game of weiqi, playing the qin, calligraphy and painting all in an outdoor setting replete with... [Lire la suite]
12 juillet 2019

A blue and white pear-shaped 'Lotus' vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 146. A blue and white pear-shaped 'Lotus' vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 16 5/8  in., 42.2 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot sold 10,000 USD. © Sotheby's. raised on a high pedestal with a flaring foot and rising to a galleried rim, painted all around the body with scrolling lotus flowers all above petal lappets between a geometric border around the foot and below the rim, the base with double circles in underglaze blue. ... [Lire la suite]
12 juillet 2019

A penciled blue and white 'Lotus' small vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 144. A penciled blue and white 'Lotus' small vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 7 1/4  in., 18.4 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot sold 6,250 USD. © Sotheby's. the globular body rising from a short foot and surmounted by a tall neck, painted delicately around the body and halfway up the neck with scrolling foliage, the long stems terminating in lotus blossoms, the neck with a collar of upright stems above a narrow band of interlocking whorls,... [Lire la suite]

11 juillet 2019

A blue and white bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 143. A blue and white bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 8 3/4  in., 22.2 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot sold 6,250 USD. © Sotheby's. of pear-shape, the shoulders tapering to a tall slender neck slightly flared at the rim, painted with flowering plants in petal-shaped panels around the shoulder and foot, with floral sprays continuing on the body and neck, the base with an underglaze blue cipher mark. Provenance: Collection of... [Lire la suite]
11 juillet 2019

A blue and white cylindrical brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 136. A blue and white cylindrical brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 6 in., 15.2 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Lot sold 43,750 USD. © Sotheby's. painted on the exterior with two ducks swimming amongst flowering lotus plants, below a butterfly in flight, the central circular recess to base glazed. Provenance: Nathan Bentz & Co., California (according to label).The Chrysler Museum of Art, Michigan. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese... [Lire la suite]
09 juillet 2019

A Korean blue and white faceted bottle vase, Joseon dynasty, 18th century

Lot 50. A Korean blue and white faceted bottle vase, Joseon dynasty, 18th century. Height 9 1/4  in., 23.5 cm. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 USD. Lot sold 161,000 USD. © Sotheby's of ovoid form with eight facets, the narrow neck flaring to a lipped rim, freely painted in underglaze-blue with sprays of asters and orchids, supported on a gently tapered foot, Japanese wood box (4). Provenance: Mayuyama & Co., Ltd. Tokyo, acquired between 1960-1969. ... [Lire la suite]
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24 juin 2019

A large blue and white Hu-form vase, Qianlong mark, 19th century

Lot 85. A large blue and white Hu-form vase, Qianlong mark, 19th century; 24 1/2in (62.2cm) high. Estimate US$ 15,000 - 20,000 (€ 13,000 - 18,000). © Bonhams. Heavily potted and molded in raised relief with taotie masks suspending mock rings at the shoulder, painted in shades of rich cobalt with wave and stiff-leaf bands around the waisted neck, consecutive bands of scrolling lotus, composite blossoms and waves encircling the ovoid body above a lappet band at the foot, the recessed base bearing the... [Lire la suite]
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