26 novembre 2016

A pair of blue and white Kendi, Wanli period (1573-1619)

Lot 121. A pair of blue and white Kendi, Wanli period (1573-1619). Estimate € 1200-1800. Photo Vellinghuiis AAG. on the trunk boxes with valuables and flowers, above which two medallions separated by key meander around the neck flower sprays, an insect and a rock. H. 22 / 22.5 cm (2x) Vellinghuiis AAG. THE ASIAN ART SALE, Monday, November 28, 2016, 14 h
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26 novembre 2016

A blue and white wine jug with lid, Wanli period (1573-1619)

Lot 65. A blue and white wine jug with lid, Wanli period (1573-1619). Estimate € 1000-1500. Photo Vellinghuiis AAG. with upright handle and a setting of bounds with valuables, flowers and a butterfly. The spout with silver mounts. H. 19.5 cm Vellinghuiis AAG. THE ASIAN ART SALE, Monday, November 28, 2016, 14 h
26 novembre 2016

A series of four bombé blue and white bowls, Wanli period (1573-1619)

Lot 49. A series of four bombé blue and white bowls, Wanli period (1573-1619). Estimate € 800-1200. Photo Vellinghuiis AAG. on the outside flower stems above running horses, on the inner chakra motives. All noticed Shou Fu. Diam. 21.5 cm (4x) Vellinghuiis AAG. THE ASIAN ART SALE, Monday, November 28, 2016, 14 h
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15 novembre 2016

Sotheby's Hong Kong Chinese Works of Art December Auction series to take place on 1-2 December

Selection of jades from the Song to Qing dynasties. Estimates range from HK$80,000 – HK$300,000 / US$10,400 – 38,700. Photo: Sotheby's. HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong December series of Chinese Works of Art sales will take place on 1 and 2 December at Sotheby’s Hong Kong Gallery. The series will feature the dedicated sale of The Muwen Tang Collection of Chinese Jades, and the Chinese Art sale, encompassing fine European and Asian collections of ceramics from Song and Ming dynasties, scholarly works of art, and a rare... [Lire la suite]
14 novembre 2016

A blue and white three-piece altar garniture, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850)

Lot 244. A blue and white three-piece altar garniture, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850). Estimate 18,000 — 22,000 GBP. Lot sold 22,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. comprising a tripod censer, the globular body raised on three cabriole legs and set with curved upright handles; and a pair of gu-form beaker vases with flared necks above bulbous sections supported on bell-shaped bases; all finely painted with the bajixiang (Eight Buddhist Emblems), surrounded by stylised lotus... [Lire la suite]
14 novembre 2016

A large blue and white ovoid jar, Qing dynasty, Shunzhi-early Kangxi period

Lot 243. A large blue and white ovoid jar, Qing dynasty, Shunzhi-early Kangxi period. Estimate 12,000 — 18,000 GBP. Lot sold 15,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising to a short waisted neck, painted with a continuous scene of officials with attendants in a garden, in a mountainous river landscape with retreats, bordered with swirling clouds, below a band of ascending leaves at the neck, European gilt-wood stand. Quantity: 2 - 46.3 cm, 18 1/4  in.  ... [Lire la suite]

14 novembre 2016

A blue and white box and cover, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 240. A blue and white box and cover, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 7,500  GBP. Photo Sotheby's. in the form of a drum, decorated around the sides in varying shades of cobalt blue with three of the bajixiang (Eight Buddhist Emblems), conch shell, pearl and artemisia leaf interspersed with scrolling clouds, the cover with a phoenix in flight among swirling clouds within a scroll border, with raised bosses around the side of the cover and... [Lire la suite]
14 novembre 2016

A blue and white shallow bowl, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

  Lot 238. A blue and white shallow bowl, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722). Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 17,500  GBP. Photo Sotheby's. the curved sides rising from a short straight foot to a slightly flared rim, the interior painted in bright cobalt blue colours with a lady seated in an interior at a table playing a qin to a scholar, the exterior painted with a sampan in a mountainous river landscape with retreats, the six-character Kangxi mark in underglaze blue; 17.7... [Lire la suite]
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12 novembre 2016

A rare blue and white 'crane' jue stand, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 155. A rare blue and white 'crane' jue stand, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 35,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. the shallow rounded sides rising from four short cloud-shaped feet to an everted rim and surmounted by a mountain-shaped support to the centre, painted with rocks and turbulent waves, encircled by cranes in flight amidst ruyi clouds and a chevron band at the rim, the exterior with lotus sprays, inscribed to the base in underglaze... [Lire la suite]
10 novembre 2016

A dated blue and white 'bajixiang' tripod censer and stand, Daoguang period, with cyclical year of dingwei, corresponding to 184

Lot 19. A dated blue and white 'bajixiang' tripod censer and stand, Daoguang period, with cyclical year of dingwei, corresponding to 1847. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000 (USD 12,410 - USD 18,615). Price Realised GBP 16,250 (USD 20,166). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016.   he body is painted with the Eight Buddhist Emblems, bajixiang, including the canopy which contains a fourteen-character inscription followed by a seal mark. The three feet and the pair of S-shaped handles are... [Lire la suite]