09 mai 2019

A blue and white 'Jesuit' jar, Circa 1610-1630

  Lot 91. A blue and white 'Jesuit' jar, Circa 1610-1630; 12.8cm (5in) high. Estimate £ 8,000 - 10,000 (€ 9,300 - 12,000). © Bonhams 2001-2019. The vessel with five-lobed ovoid body rising from a domed foot to a short waisted neck and flared rim, applied at the shoulder with three cherub-head masks issuing from grapevines alternating with floral sprays, all above stylised lotus scrolls at the foot and below a floral band at the neck. Note: Jars of such a shape as the present example were inspired by... [Lire la suite]
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28 février 2015

A blue and white 'Kraak Porselein' dish, Late Ming dynasty, circa 1610-1630

A blue and white 'Kraak Porselein' dish, Late Ming dynasty, circa 1610-1630. Estimate $4,000 – $6,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The dish is decorated in the center with a scene of ducks in a lotus pond enclosed by radiating lappets with fruit and floral groupings below the bracket-lobed rim. The reverse is decorated with stylized lappets. 12 in. (30.5 cm.) diam. Provenance:  Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York, 1983.Collection of Julia and John Curtis. Literature: Julia B. Curtis, “Transitionware... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2015

A molded blue and white 'Kraak porselein' dish, late Ming dynasty, circa 1610-1630

A molded blue and white 'Kraak porselein' dish, late Ming dynasty, circa 1610-1630. Estimate $4,000 – $6,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The dish has a bracket-lobed rim and is finely decorated in vibrant tones of cobalt blue with a central scene of a duck in a lotus pond enclosed by radiating lappets containing floral groupings and flying insects. The reverse is decorated with similar lappets and a small 'egret' mark on the base. 8 ½ in. (21.6 cm.) Provenance:  Blitz Antiek, Amsterdam, 1989.Collection... [Lire la suite]