16 août 2019

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

Lot 717. A blue and white bottle vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 15 5/8 in. (39.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.  The vase has a compressed globular body surmounted by a broad cylindrical neck and is decorated with an overall design of dense foliate scroll between a narrow band of swirls above the foot and a band containing an apocryphal Xuande mark in a line at the mouth. Provenance: George F. Porter (1881-1927) Collection, Chicago.The Art Institute of... [Lire la suite]

15 août 2019

A pair of small biscuit-decorated white-glazed bottle vases, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century

Lot 714. A pair of small biscuit-decorated white-glazed bottle vases, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century; 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.  Each vase is of pear shape and is applied with a chilong left in the biscuit at the shoulder. Provenance: Russell Tyson (1867-1963) Collection, Chicago.The Art Institute of Chicago, accessioned in 1964. Christie's. Chinese Art from The Art Institute of Chicago, New... [Lire la suite]
13 août 2019

A copper-red-glazed bottle vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722) 

Lot 1425. A copper-red-glazed bottle vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 15 3/8 in. (39 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 15,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. With compressed globular body and tall neck, covered with a crackle-suffused mottled glaze shading from dark to slightly greyish crushed strawberry-red color below a pale celadon-tinted glaze at the rim. Note: A copper-red-glazed vase of similar shape, but of slightly larger size (16 in. high), is illustrated in Collection of... [Lire la suite]
13 août 2019

A large blue and white, iron red and gilt-decorated bottle vase, 18th-19th century

Lot 1380. A large blue and white, iron red and gilt-decorated bottle vase, 18th-19th century; 15¾ in. (40 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 22,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. Painted in underglaze blue around the body with stylized fu and shou characters withinchi dragon roundels, surrounded by ascending and descending winged chilong and lotus sprigs painted in iron red, between lotus lappets below and ruyi heads and crashing waves above,... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2019

An unusual large carved blue and white bottle vase, 18th century

Lot 1378. An unusual large carved blue and white bottle vase, 18th century; 21 in. (53.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 37,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. With bulbous body tapering towards the tall, slender neck, carved allover with a sinuous dragon in pursuit of a large flaming pearl amidst scrolling clouds painted in underglaze blue, all between a ruyi border and a band of crashing waves at the rim, and a further border of crashing waves and classic scroll on the slightly splayed... [Lire la suite]
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09 août 2019

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

Lot 214. A blue and white Ming-style bottle vase, Guangxu six-character mark and of the period (1875-1908); 40cm., 15 3/4 in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot Sold 12,500 GBP. © Sotheby's the slightly flared foot rising to a bulbous body, wasted neck and slightly flaring rim, painted with a broad band of composite foliate scroll above a petal lappet band and classic scroll on the foot, with further foliate scroll above a ruyi band on the shoulder and upright leaves... [Lire la suite]

26 juillet 2019

A blue and white bottle vase, Tongzhi mark and period (1862-1874)

Lot 228. A blue and white bottle vase, Tongzhi mark and period (1862-1874); 37.4cm., 14 3/4 in. Estimate 8,000 - 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 21,250 GBP. © Sotheby's. of slightly compressed globular form rising from a splayed foot to a tall waisted neck, well painted in deep tones of cobalt around the body with a large foliate scroll of composite flowers, including lotus, peony, chrysanthemum, camellia and hibiscus,... [Lire la suite]
26 juillet 2019

A copper-red and underglaze blue-decorated bottle vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 920. A copper-red and underglaze blue-decorated bottle vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 8 5/8 in. (22 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014  The vase has a tall slender neck and ovoid body decorated in underglaze red of soft mottled greyish tones spotted in green with three mythical beasts, two seated and one recumbent, the pupils of their eyes painted in underglaze blue. The convex base is unglazed. Provenance: Ralph M. Chait... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2019

A blue and white bottle vase, Tongzhi mark and period (1861-1875)

Lot 228. A blue and white bottle vase, Tongzhi mark and period (1861-1875); 37.4cm., 14 3/4 in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 21,250 GBP. © Sotheby's of slightly compressed globular form rising from a splayed foot to a tall waisted neck, well painted in deep tones of cobalt around the body with a large foliate scroll of composite flowers, including lotus, peony, chrysanthemum, camellia and hibiscus, above petal panels and a 'classic'... [Lire la suite]
23 juillet 2019

A pair of unusual peachbloom-decorated powder-blue-ground bottle vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 889. A pair of unusual peachbloom-decorated powder-blue-ground bottle vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 8¼ in. (20.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 15,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 Each vase is decorated with three leaf-shaped panels enclosing three mythical beasts, two sitting on their hind legs and facing one another and the third crouching, all with eyes picked out in underglaze blue, the base is unglazed.  Christie’s. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF... [Lire la suite]