24 juin 2019

A blue and white porcelain brush pot, Transitional period

Lot 83. A blue and white porcelain brush pot, Transitional period; 6 1/2in (16.5cm) high. Estimate US$ 5,000 - 7,000 (€ 4,400 - 6,200). © Bonhams. Of cylindrical form with a slight flare to the rim, the exterior walls delicately incised with a flower and leaf scroll band above and a wave-patterned band below a depiction of Chang E, Goddess of the Moon, holding a rabbit as she stands with two attendants in a mythical palace setting painted in underglaze blue, the lustrous glaze stopping neatly along the... [Lire la suite]
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24 juin 2019

A group of four blue and white export dishes, Late Ming dynasty(1368-1644)

Lot 87. A group of four blue and white export dishes, Late Ming dynasty(1368-1644); 7 7/8 to 8 1/4in (20 to 21cm) diam. Estimate US$ 2,000 - 3,000 (€ 1,800 - 2,700). © Bonhams. Including three similar deep dishes, each with a chrysanthemum petal pattern molded to the thin curving walls that surround a central roundel of an eagle perched on a rock beneath a tree, the glazes displaying very faint gray-green cast; the fourth molded with a flared rim to the deep well centered with a tree branch and... [Lire la suite]
17 juin 2019

A blue and white bottle vase, Guangxu six-character mark and of the period (1875-1908)

Lot 71. A blue and white bottle vase, Guangxu six-character mark and of the period (1875-1908); 39cm (15 1/2in) high. Sold for £ 27,500 (€ 30,826). © Bonhams. The rounded body painted in vivid blue with a continuous leafy meander issuing six heavy blossoms above upright lappets and classic scroll at the foot, the shoulder with pendent ruyi-heads between moulded bands beneath a further floral meander, the flaring neck with long stiff lappets pointing upwards beneath a band of waves at the rim.  Provenance: an... [Lire la suite]
17 juin 2019

A large blue and white 'Three auspicious fruit' vase, Qianlong mark, late Qing Dynasty

Lot 70. A large blue and white 'Three auspicious fruit' vase, Qianlong mark, late Qing Dynasty; 52cm (20 1/2in) high. Sold for £ 26,250 (€ 29,425).© Bonhams. Sturdily potted with a broad bulbous body brightly painted with leafy sprays of fruiting peach, pomegranate and finger citron above stiff lappets at the foot and beneath a band of ruyi head below foaming waves below stylised floral and foliate meanders, the neck also with flowers on foliate scrolls flanked by two tubular handles painted with waves, a further band... [Lire la suite]
17 juin 2019

A blue and white alms bowl, Guangxu six-character mark and of the period (1875-1908)

Lot 68. A blue and white alms bowl, Guangxu six-character mark and of the period (1875-1908); 20.5cm (8 1/8in) diam. Sold for £ 3,500 (€ 3,923). © Bonhams. Brightly painted on the exterior with two writhing five-clawed dragons in pursuit of a flaming pearl amid cloud scrolls, above foaming waves at the foot and a band of ruyi head at the lipped rim.  Provenance: an English private collection Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART. London, New Bond Street, 15 May 2014
17 juin 2019

Three blue and white spittoons, zhadou, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period (1875-1908)

Lot 67. Three blue and white spittoons, zhadou, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period (1875-1908). The tallest 8.2cm (3 1/5in) high. Sold for £ 12,500 (€ 14,012). © Bonhams. Each of elegant form with a compressed globular body surmounted by a broad flared neck, the neck and body delicately painted with a continuous composite scrolls of blossoming flowers, divided by interlinked ruyi-head and key-fret borders, all beneath a ruyi-head collar and above a band of cloud scrolls. Provenance: an English... [Lire la suite]

17 juin 2019

A blue and white 'dragon' dish, Qianlong seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 66. A blue and white 'dragon' dish, Qianlong seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 17cm (6 3/4in) diam. Sold for £ 8,125 (€ 9,119). © Bonhams. The central medallion vibrantly painted with a fearsome five-clawed dragon reaching towards a flaming pearl amid cloud scrolls, the exterior with two striding five-clawed dragons each in pursuit of a flaming pearl. Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART. London, New Bond Street, 15 May 2014
17 juin 2019

A blue and white pear-shaped bottle vase, 18th century

Lot 64. A blue and white pear-shaped bottle vase, 18th century; 39cm (15 1/2in) high. Sold for £ 20,000 (€ 22,448). © Bonhams Painted around the body with a continuous design of bats swooping amongst a fruiting double-gourd vine, between a ruyi-head and key-fret band at the shoulder and a lappet border at the foot, the neck with vertically rising plantain leaves.  Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 30 April-1 May 1996, lot 429A British private collection. Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART. London, New Bond... [Lire la suite]
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17 juin 2019

A massive blue and white 'dragon' fishbowl, 18th century

Lot 63. A massive blue and white 'dragon' fishbowl, 18th century; 61cm (24in) diam. Sold for £ 206,500 (€ 231,780). © Bonhams Heavily potted with a rounded lipped rim, the exterior boldly painted with two pairs of fiercely writhing five-clawed dragons, each pair in pursuit of a flaming pearl amid fire and cloud scrolls, and all above rocks emerging from crashing waves above the foot.  Provenance: a European private collection. Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART. London, New Bond Street, 15 May 2014  
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05 juin 2019

A blue and white 'Ladies' bowl, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 421. A blue and white 'Ladies' bowl, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 16.2 cm, 6 3/8  in. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 HKD. Lot sold 75,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. painted to the exterior with ladies in a balustraded garden, the interior with a leafy chrysanthemum spray, Tianqi mark. Provenance: C.C. Teng & Co., Taipei, ca. 1990. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 30 may 2019 - 31 may 2019