22 mai 2015

A very rare imperial famille rose bottle vase, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period

A very rare imperial famille rose bottle vase, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period. Estimate HK$ 180,000 - 240,000 (€92,000 - 140,000). Photo: Bonhams. Exquisitely enamelled in delicate shades of green, purple, white and red against a striking pure white ground, the compressed globular body rising to a straight neck decorated with a continuous scene featuring narcissus blooms on elegant long leafy stems, lingzhi fungus, and branches of nandina berries, the base with a... [Lire la suite]

18 mai 2015

A blue-ground gilt-decorated bottle vase, Guangxu six character mark and of the period

A blue-ground gilt-decorated bottle vase, Guangxu six character mark and of the period. Sold for £30,000 (€41,603). Photo Bonhams The globular body and waisted neck densely painted in gilt with small medallions variously enclosing flowers, cranes, beasts and stylised shou characters, separated by a band to the shoulder enclosing scrolling tendrils and lotus flower heads, with a further band of ruyi-heads to the rim and lappets above the foot. 38.1cm (15in) high Provenance: a European private collection ... [Lire la suite]
18 mai 2015

A 'rouge-de-fer' bottle vase, Kangxi

A 'rouge-de-fer' bottle vase, Kangxi. Sold for £7,500 (€10,400). Photo Bonhams The globular body enamelled in iron red and highlighted in gilt with ruyi-shaped cartouches enclosing large flower heads borne on leafy tendrils, alternated with leafy sprays to the lower register, all beneath a geometric band to the shoulder, the long slender neck decorated with stiff leaves bordered by a stylised floral band to the rim. 44.2cm (17 3/9in) high Provenance: a distinguished European private collection For a related vase... [Lire la suite]
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04 mai 2015

A large gilt-decorated blue-glazed bottle vase, Qing dynasty

  A large gilt-decorated blue-glazed bottle vase, Qing dynasty. Estimate 15,000 — 25,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's of pear shape, covered with a dark blue glaze stopping neatly at the foot, decorated in gilding with peony sprays on the rounded body and the tall, cylindrical neck, the sloping shoulders with a band of upright leaves and a key fret band, all above a lappet border at the foot, the base inscribed with a six-character Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art,... [Lire la suite]
04 mai 2015

A turquoise-glazed and slip-decorated bottle vase, Daoguang seal mark and period

A turquoise-glazed and slip-decorated bottle vase, Daoguang seal mark and period. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's the compressed body rising from a short spreading foot to a tall cylindrical neck, painted in white slip around the exterior with bats suspending wanzi and lotus stems, interspersed by shou characters, all below a band of alternating bats and ruyi heads, and a wan border, the neck similarly decorated, the rim gilt, the base inscribed... [Lire la suite]
02 mai 2015

Chinese Glass from The Geronimo Berenguer de los Reyes, Jr. Collection at Christie's, 12 May 2015

A four-colour overlay glass tripod censer and cover, 18th century. Estimate £6,000 – £10,000 ($8,900-15,000). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The censer is carved through the red, pale green and blue overlay with four sinuous chilong amongst scattered clouds and bats on an opaque greyish-white ground, the cover similarly decorated. 5 in. (12.7 cm.) high, wood stand Provenance: Property from the Geronimo Berenguer de los Reyes, Jr. collection. A ruby-red overlay snowflake... [Lire la suite]


29 avril 2015

An 'ox-blood' glazed bottle vase, Qing Dynasty

An 'ox-blood' glazed bottle vase, Qing Dynasty. Estimate £500 - 800 (€700 - 1,100). Photo: Bonhams. The globular vase with a tall thin neck, all covered in a finely streaked copper-red glaze, thinning at the mouth rim to a pale hue, the base glazed white. 29cm (11 3/8in) high  Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 11 May 2015 10:30 BST - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
29 avril 2015

A flambé-glazed bottle vase, 19th century

A flambé-glazed bottle vase, 19th century. Estimate £1,500 - 2,500 (€2,100 - 3,500). Photo: Bonhams. The globular body covered in a finely streaked purple and violet coloured transmutation glaze, paling at the flaring mouth rim and short splayed foot to lavender and mushroom hues. 33cm (13in) high Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 11 May 2015 10:30 BST - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE  
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27 avril 2015

A white-glazed,bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

A white-glazed,bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate £3,000 — 5,000 (4,070 - 6,783 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. the compressed angular body rising from a tall foot to a tall neck with a galleried rim, with raised bands encircling the body and neck, covered overall with a bluish-ivory glaze - 22.4cm., 8 7/8 in. Provenance: Chait Galleries, New York, 1964.Collection of Evelyn Annenberh Hall.Christie's New York, 29th March 2006, lot 128. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art,... [Lire la suite]
18 avril 2015

A blue and white bottle vase, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

A blue and white bottle vase, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 GBP (2,713 - 4,070 EUR). Photo courtesy Sotheby's. he pear-shaped body rising from a tapering foot to a waisted neck flaring at the rim, the exterior painted with panels enclosing stylised floral sprays, all below a wide band of further floral sprays, Japanese wood box;together with a Zhangzhou polychrome-decorated bottle vase, Japanese wood box inscribed by Fujiō Koyama. Quantité: 4... [Lire la suite]