28 décembre 2019

A rare blue and white 'sanskrit' inscribed bell, Qianlong four-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1937. A rare blue and white 'sanskrit' inscribed bell, Qianlong four-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 800,000 - HKD 1,200,000. Price realised HKD 15,550,000. © Christies Image Ltd 2013 The bell is decorated with delicately painted bands of leafy lotus scrolls which are interspersed with bands of Sanskrit characters and a band of emblems. It is further decorated with a border of cranes in flight amidst clouds to the rim and... [Lire la suite]

28 décembre 2019

A rare blue and white bell, Qianlong underglaze blue four-character seal mark beneath the handle and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 389. A rare blue and white bell, Qianlong underglaze blue four-character seal mark beneath the handle and of the period (1736-1795); 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000. Price realised GBP 481,250. © Christies Image Ltd 2012 The bell is decorated with delicately painted bands of leafy lotus scrolls, which are interspersed with bands of lanca characters and a band of emblems. It is further decorated with a narrow band of cranes in flight... [Lire la suite]
28 décembre 2019

A very rare Ming-style blue and white vase, yuhuchunping, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 1936. A very rare Ming-style blue and white vase, yuhuchunping, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 11 3/4 in. (30 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 1,800,000 - HKD 2,500,000. Price realised HKD 4,230,000. © Christies Image Ltd 2013 The pear-shaped body is well painted in underglaze-blue of rich inky-blue tones in imitation of Ming-style 'heaping and piling' effect, the main body decorated with lotus blossoms borne on a slender scrolling stem. The neck is encircled by a band of... [Lire la suite]
28 décembre 2019

A fine blue and white beaker vase, gu, Transitional period, circa 1620-1645

Lot 1935. A fine blue and white beaker vase, gu, Transitional period, circa 1620-1645; 16 1/4 in. (41.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 120,000. Price realised HKD 187,500. © Christies Image Ltd 2013 Of cylindrical form, the upper register is well painted with peony, bamboo and roses growing amidst pierced rockwork and a pair of birds in flight. The middle register is decorated with pierced ornamental rockwork and the lower with alternating single and double-leaf motifs, wood... [Lire la suite]
28 décembre 2019

A fine large blue and white beaker vase, gu, Kangxi six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1662-1772)

Lot 1934. A fine large blue and white beaker vase, gu, Kangxi six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1662-1772); 16 1/2 in. (42 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 120,000 - HKD 180,000. Price realised HKD 1,590,000. © Christies Image Ltd 2013 The vase is sturdily potted with a splayed foot rising steeply to a globular mid-section and under a wide trumpet-shaped mouth. The central bulbous section is painted with sprays of peony and peach blossom dividing two scenes of magpies... [Lire la suite]
27 décembre 2019

A rare small blue and white double-gourd vase, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period (1522-1566)

Lot 1933. A rare small blue and white double-gourd vase, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period (1522-1566); 4 in. (10.2 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 120,000 - HKD 180,000. Price realised HKD 1,590,000. © Christies Image Ltd 2013 The vase is of characteristic gourd shape with the upper sphere slightly smaller than the lower section, each decorated in vibrant blue tones with four dragon medallions reserved on a honeycomb-ground, each hexagonal shape containing dots at the centre. The... [Lire la suite]

27 décembre 2019

An extremely rare Ming blue and white 'dragon' dish, Hongzhi six-character mark within double-circles and of the period

Lot 1932. An extremely rare Ming blue and white 'dragon' dish, Hongzhi six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1488-1505); 8 5/8 in. (22 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000. Price realised HKD 3,870,000. © Christies Image Ltd 2013 The dish is finely painted to the interior in cobalt of greyish-blue tone with a scaly five-clawed dragon amidst fire and cloud scrolls within double-line borders, under a band of classic scrolls around the rim. The exterior is... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2019

A fine and rare blue and white 'dragon' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark within double circles and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 3431. A fine and rare blue and white 'dragon' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark within double circles and of the period (1723-1735); 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1,000,000 - HKD 1,500,000. Price Realized HKD 1,240,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014 With deep rounded sides, the bowl is finely painted on the exterior in deep underglaze blue of purplish tone with two dragons striding amidst ruyi-clouds, the interior with an upright dragon within a double circle border, box. ... [Lire la suite]
24 décembre 2019

A fine Chinese blue and white porcelain 'Lança Characters' stem bowl, Qianlong six character seal mark and of the period

A fine Chinese blue and white porcelain 'Lança Characters' stem bowl, Qianlong six character seal mark and of the period '1736-1795); 4.6 cm in diameter and 13.7 cm in height. Estimate €15,000 - €20,0000. © Catawiki The cup decorated in rich underglaze cobalt blue enamels depicting the eight Lança characters surrounded by blossoming lotus heads and scrolling acanthus leaves. Provenance: Martindale Chinese Art, London. For a similar Qianlong Stem Bowl see Sotheby's New York Important... [Lire la suite]
19 décembre 2019

A blue and white bottle vase, Circa 1640

Lot 7. A blue and white bottle vase, Circa 1640; 13 5/8in (34.5cm) high. Estimate $5,000 - $7,000. Sold for US$ 5,500. © Bonhams. The globular body encircled with scholars at ease in a continuous landscape setting, the shoulder with a band of flower heads and leafy scrolls, the long waisted neck with two upright leafy sprays.  Bonhams. Chinese Works of Art, Los Angeles, 17 December 2019
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