19 janvier 2021

A pair of wucai porcelain dishes, Wanli marks and period (1573-1620)

Lot 9. A pair of wucai porcelain dishes, Wanli marks and period (1573-1620); 7in (17.8cm) diameter. Sold for US$ 15,300 (€ 12,682). Courtesy Bonhams. Each modeled with a thin, flared rim around the curving shallow well painted in underglaze blue and enamels in typical shades depicting a spirited five-clawed dragon and a swooping phoenix amid leafy flower branches encircling a flaming pearl, all surrounded by a scrolling lotus band on the side walls, the exterior decorated with the Eight Daoist symbols, the recessed base... [Lire la suite]

28 décembre 2020

A purple-splashed Junyao dish, Song-Yuan Dynasty (960-1368)

Lot 1008. A purple-splashed Junyao dish, Song-Yuan Dynasty (960-1368); d. 18.3 cm. Estimate: 280,000 - 350,000 HKD. Lot sold: 378,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: J.J. Lally & Co., New York, circa 2002. Collection of Nancy Cohn and Allan Katz. Christie's New York, 13th-14th September 2012, lot 1402.   Note: A closely related example from the Qing court collection and still in Beijing is illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum.... [Lire la suite]
22 décembre 2020

A pair of sand-yellow-ground famille rose dishes, Daoguang six-character seal marks in iron red and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 34. A pair of sand-yellow-ground famille rose dishes, Daoguang six-character seal marks in iron red and of the period (1821-1850). Diamètre: 18,8 cm. (7 3/8 in.). Estimate EUR 4,000 - EUR 6,000. Price realised EUR 5,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. Reposant sur un petit pied, l'intérieur est finement peint de fleurs d'orchidée, la partie supérieure rehaussée d'une inscription poétique. Le revers est orné de quatre chauves-souris en rouge de fer et une marque en cachet de l'empereur... [Lire la suite]
23 novembre 2020

A Junyao purple-splashed dish, Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 34. A Junyao purple-splashed dish, Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368); 21.4cm (8 7/8in) diam. Estimate £ 1,500-2,000. Sold for £ 35,062 (€ 39,222). Photo: Bonhams. The shallow dish covered in a thick glaze of lavender-blue, darkening at the everted rim to a mushroom hue, the interior highlighted with three purple splashes, all supported on a short foot. Provenance: George de Menasce (1890-1967) collection, no.276 (label)Robert Stanley Hope Smith (1910-1979), acquired in 1951, collection no.S3, and thence... [Lire la suite]
31 octobre 2020

An extremely large and impressive Iznik pottery dish, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1590

Lot 119. An extremely large and impressive Iznik pottery dish, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1590; 16in. (41cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 25,000 - GBP 35,000. Price realised GBP 43,750. Courtesy Sotheby's. With sloping rim on short foot, the white interior painted under the glaze in bole-red, cobalt-blue, green and black with a symmetrical floral design of red roses and blue tulips, in a stylised 'wave-and-rock' border, the underside with green rosettes alternating with paired blue tulips, repaired break. ... [Lire la suite]
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31 octobre 2020

An Iznik pottery dish, Turkey, 17th century

Lot 114. An Iznik pottery dish, Turkey, 17th century; 11 ¾in. (29.7cm.). Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000. Price realised GBP 3,250. Courtesy Sotheby's. Decorated with a central stylised flowerhead in green, blue and bole-red on a white ground, within scrolling floral tendrils, the rim with 'wave-and-rock' pattern in black, the reverse with alternating stylised scrolls in green and blue, a small repaired break and minor chips to the rim. Sotheby's. Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds... [Lire la suite]
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27 septembre 2020

A copper-red-glazed dish, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 829. A copper-red-glazed dish, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 7 ½ in. (19 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 5,625. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Covered overall with a copper-red glaze thinning to white at the rim, the base with an apocryphal Xuande mark. Provenance: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection, Chicago, acquired prior to 1990. Christie's. Sacred and Imperial: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection Part II, New... [Lire la suite]
14 juin 2020

A pair of black lacquer dishes, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 452. A pair of black lacquer dishes, Song dynasty (960-1279); 16.2 cm, 6 3/8  in.. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Lot sold 25,000 HKD (2,849 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. each with shallow rounded sides rising to an everted rim divided into six barbed lobes.  Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 05 June 2020 
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01 juin 2020

Three doucai dishes, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 3162. Three doucai dishes, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 8 and 6 5/8 in. (20.1 and 16.9 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price Realized USD 10,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Comprising a single dish and a pair. The single dish is decorated on the interior with a double vajra within double circles, and on the exterior with an undulating scroll bearing the bajixiang, Eight Buddhist Emblems. The pair is decorated on the interior with a scholar seated beside... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2020

A large Cantagalli Iznik style pottery dish, Italy, 19th Century

Lot 102. A large Cantagalli Iznik style pottery dish, Italy, 19th Century; 29 cm. diam. Estimate: £ 2,000 - 3,000 (€ 2,200 - 3,300). Courtesy Bonhams. of deep form with scallloped rim decorated in cobalt blue, green, raised-red and black on a white ground with a central saz leaf surrounded by tulips and roses, the rim with rock and wave design, Cantagalli cockerel mark to base. Bonhams. Islamic and Indian Art, London, New Bond Street, 11 June 2020, 11:00 BST
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