07 mai 2018

A pair of Ming-style blue and white bottle vases, Daoguang six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1

Lot 126. A pair of Ming-style blue and white bottle vases, Daoguang six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 14 ½ in. (37 cm.) high; Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000 (USD 27,100 - USD 40,650). Price realised GBP 187,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Each vase is decorated to the exterior in vibrant shades of cobalt blue with leafy scrolls bearing large flower heads. The tall necks are each decorated with a band of upright leaves, rising to a flaring mouth encircled by a... [Lire la suite]

07 mai 2018

A large blue and white 'narrative' brush pot, bitong, Chongzhen period, circa 1640

Lot 125. A large blue and white 'narrative' brush pot, bitong, Chongzhen period, circa 1640; 7 ½ in. (19 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000 (USD 10,840 - USD 16,260). Price realised GBP 47,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The exterior is decorated with a continuous scene of an official in a garden setting in front of an open hall, with attendants holding fans and a wrapped seal box, and two kneeling figures holding offerings. The scene is enclosed between two pairs of incised lines. ... [Lire la suite]
06 mai 2018

A blue and white porcelain bowl made for the Vietnamese market, 19th century

Lot 8255. A blue and white porcelain bowl made for the Vietnamese market, 19th century; 6 7/8in (17.5cm) diameter. Sold for US$ 2,750 (€ 2,297). Photo: Bonhams. Its wide curving well supported on a short foot and its exterior walls painted with two dragons chasing flaming pearls amid clouds, the recessed base bearing the Thiêu-tri niên-chê mark in Chinese regular script (rim with metal mount). Note: The Vietnamese emperor Thiêu-tri reigned from 1841-1847. Bonhams. ASIAN DECORATIVE ARTS, 25 Jun... [Lire la suite]
06 mai 2018

A rare blue and white 'Phoenix' jar and cover, Qing dynasty, early 18th century

Lot 132. A rare blue and white 'Phoenix' jar and cover, Qing dynasty, early 18th century; 32.5 cm, 12 3/4  in. Estimate 7,000 — 9,000 GBP. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. the rounded sides rising from a slightly spreading foot to a straight rim, painted to the centre in varying tones of cobalt blue, depicting a dense design of phoenix in flight amongst leafy scrolling branches of chrysanthemum, below a band of ruyi at the shoulder and with bands of pendant leaves below the rim and at... [Lire la suite]
06 mai 2018

A large blue and white octogonal beaker vase, gu, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 130. A large blue and white octogonal beaker vase, gu, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 52.1 cm, 20 1/2  in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot Sold 6,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. of flared form, densely painted with eight panels of seasonal flowers brunches issuing from rockworks, amongst butterflies and dragonflies. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 16 may 2018, 10:30 AM
06 mai 2018

A blue and white 'Qilin and Boys' vase, Qing dynasty

Lot 129. A blue and white 'Qilin and Boys' vase, Qing dynasty; 35.7 cm, 14 in. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. the rounded sides rising from a spreading foot to a waisted neck and flaring rim, painted in deep cobalt-blue tones depicting a group of boy in play with a qilin in a mountainous landscape. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 16 may 2018, 10:30 AM
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06 mai 2018

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

Lot 128. A blue and white yenyen vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 43.8 cm, 17 1/4  in.. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot Sold 26,250 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. the baluster body rising from a recessed spreading foot to a tall broad trumpet neck with flaring rim, painted around the exterior of the body with figures in a gathering, the neck with figures in a garden looking to the moon. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 16 may 2018, 10:30 AM
06 mai 2018

A blue and white 'Star Gods' rouleau vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 127. A blue and white 'Star Gods' rouleau vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 44.5 cm, 17 1/2  in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot Sold 15.000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. the cylindrical body rising from a short spreading foot to a short waisted neck with sharply inverted rim, painted around the exterior with three large cusped panels each enclosing one of the Star Gods, each reserved on their corresponding name written as a large two-character inscription and repeated on the neck... [Lire la suite]
06 mai 2018

A blue and white 'Figural' rouleau vase, Qing dynasty

Lot 126. A blue and white 'Figural' rouleau vase, Qing dynasty; 46.5 cm, 18 1/2  in. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Lot sold 9,375 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. the cylindrical body rising from a short straight foot to a tall ribbed neck with galleried rim, painted around the exterior with two figures in a fenced garden, the neck with bands of chevron, dots, whorl and dentil . Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 16 may 2018, 10:30 AM
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06 mai 2018

A blue and white rouleau vase, Qing dynasty

Lot 125. A blue and white rouleau vase, Qing dynasty; 45.3 cm, 17 3/4  in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 17,500 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. the cylindrical body rising from a short straight foot to a tall tapering neck with galleried rim, painted around the exterior in rich cobalt-blue tones with military figures in a pavilion, the neck with bands of dots, key-fret and ruyi. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 16 may 2018, 10:30 AM
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