01 janvier 2016

A powder-blue gilt-decorated bottle vase, Guangxu mark and period

Lot 610. A powder-blue gilt-decorated bottle vase, Guangxu mark and period. Estimate 3 000/5 000 €. Lot sold 4.500 €. Photo Nagel. The short straight foot rising to a globular body and waisted neck, painted with gilt floral and bird medallions interspersed with shou symbols, with stylized lotus lappets encircling the foot and pendent ruyi-heads below the gilt rim, the base with six-character reign mark. H. 39,8 cm. Minor wear to gilt Property from an European private collection  Nagel... [Lire la suite]
11 décembre 2015

A monochrome red-brown glazed porcelain bottle vase, China, Wanli mark, Qing dynasty

Lot 583. A monochrome red-brown glazed porcelain bottle vase, China, Wanli mark, Qing dynasty. Estimate 1.500/2.000 €. Lot sold 1.500€. © 2015 Nagel Auctions H. 21,2 cm - Stand chipped Nagel. "Asian Art", 08/12/2015
08 décembre 2015

A rare small pink-enamelled bottle vase, Daoguang six-character seal mark in iron red and of the period (1821-50)

A rare small pink-enamelled bottle vase, Daoguang six-character seal mark in iron red and of the period (1821-50). Estimate HK$600,000 - HK$800,000 ($77,782 - $103,709). Price Realized HK$750,000 ($97,227). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vase is finely enamelled around the globular body and slightly flaring neck with lotus blossoms surrounded by leafy tendrils, interspersed with small floral sprays. The interior of the neck and base are enamelled in turquoise. 6 1/8 in. (15.7 cm.) high, box ... [Lire la suite]
23 novembre 2015

A grisaille-decorated black-ground bottle vase, Late Qing Dynasty

A grisaille-decorated black-ground bottle vase, Late Qing Dynasty. Estimate HK$70,000 - 120,000 (€8,500 - 15,000). Photo: Bonhams. Decorated en grisaille in a painterly manner with a continuous scene depicting a dignitary on horseback in a garden setting surrounded by attendants holding branches of plum blossoms, all beneath scrolling clouds, the upper and lower registers divided by an intricate floral border. 38cm (15in) high Provenance: An important European private collection ... [Lire la suite]
10 novembre 2015

A Longquan celadon-glazed bottle vase, 15th century

A Longquan celadon-glazed bottle vase, 15th century. Estimate £5,000 - 8,000 (€7,000 - 11,000). Photo Bonhams. Rising from a flaring foot, carved with chrysanthemums and feather-like foliage below a band of stylised scrollwork, the long cylindrical neck encircled by two parallel lines beneath the everted rim, applied overall with a greyish-green glaze, the unglazed footrim burnt orange in firing, Japanese wood box. 25.3cm (9 7/8in) high (2).  Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART, 12 Nov 2015 10:00 GMT... [Lire la suite]
06 novembre 2015

A large 'ge-type' bottle vase, tianqiuping, Qianlong seal mark and period

A large 'ge-type' bottle vase, tianqiuping, Qianlong seal mark and period. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's the globular body rising from a recessed base to a tall cylindrical neck, covered overall with a pale dove-grey glaze suffused with a matrix of darker grey crackles, the base inscribed with the mark in underglaze blue - 54.5cm., 21 1/2 in. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 11 nov. 2015, 11:00 AM


03 novembre 2015

A blue and white bottle vase, Wanli period (1573-1619)

A blue and white bottle vase, Wanli period (1573-1619). Estimate £800 - 1,200 (€1,100 - 1,700). Photo: Bonhams. The globular body boldly painted with floral sprays and rockwork, the shoulder encircled with a lappet border, the petal enclosing diaper and lotus, the thin neck with further floral sprays, the mouth rim embellished with a stiff-leaf lappet band. 30cm (11 3/4in) high A Distinguished European Private Collection Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 9 Nov 2015 10:30 GMT - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
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03 novembre 2015

A blue and white bottle vase, Chongzhen period (1627-1644)

A blue and white bottle vase, Chongzhen period (1627-1644). Estimate £800 - 1,200 (€1,100 - 1,700). Photo: Bonhams. The globular body expertly painted with two boys tentatively approaching a young scholar in a bamboo grove, the shoulder and neck typically decorated with a foliate band and tulip motifs. 24cm (9 1/2in) high  A Distinguished European Private Collection Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 9 Nov 2015 10:30 GMT - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
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27 octobre 2015

A very rare clair-de-lune-glazed bottle vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735

A very rare clair-de-lune-glazed bottle vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate £80,000 – £120,000 ($122,560 - $183,840). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015. The vase is skilfully potted with a baluster body rising to a cylindrical neck and a dished mouth, raised on a domed foot. The vessel is covered overall in a smooth pale blue glaze. The neck is further decorated with two concentric bands. 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) high Provenance: With P. C. Lu, Hong... [Lire la suite]
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17 octobre 2015

An underglaze-red and blue bottle vase, 18th century

An underglaze-red and blue bottle vase, 18th century.  Estimate £800 - 1,200 (€1,100 - 1,600). Photo Bonhams The globular body painted with elaborate scrolling floral sprays, between a wave pattern encircling the waisted foot and a foliate arabesque at the neck, the shoulder and foot encircled with cobalt blue line borders. 30cm (11 7/8in) high Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 9 Nov 2015 10:30 GMT - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE