15 mai 2019

A pair of wucai flaring vases, Gu, Shunzhi period (1664-1661)

Lot 40. A pair of wucai flaring vases, Gu, Shunzhi period (1664-1661). Each 54cm (21 1/4in) high. Estimate: 12,000 - 15,000 (€ 14,000 - 17,000). © Bonhams 2001-2019 Each vase decorated in bright enamels and underglaze blue on the flared top section with a continuous scene of courtly ladies and scholarly gentlemen engaged in leisurely pursuits within a garden setting, a band of peonies to the mid section, and pomegranates to the lower section. Provenance: Christie's New York, 8 October 2013, lot 182. ... [Lire la suite]
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10 juillet 2016

Back on Gertrud & Otto Natzler's works of Collection of Dr. Seymour and Carol Haber at Rago Auction 5 june 2016

  Carefully assembled over the course of sixty years from 1955 to 2015, represent the private collection of Dr. Seymour and Carol Haber of Portland, Oregon. After meeting in medical school and marrying in 1954, the couple spent two years in Germany where Seymour served as a captain in the U.S. Army Medical Corps; it was during this period that they began to collect art objects. They traveled and moved many times over the coming years, adding to both their collection and their knowledge along... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2014

A polychrome enamelled flaring vase, gu, Shunzhi period (1644-1661)

Lot 74. A polychrome enamelled flaring vase, gu, Shunzhi period (1644-1661); 38cm (15in) high. Estimate £5,000 - 7,000 (€6,100 - 8,500). Sold for £ 8,125 (€ 9,107). © Bonhams The body with vibrant enamels depicting a harbour landscape of houses amongst craggy mountains, overlooking a red sea, all above a border of lotus within cartouches, a band of decorative lappets pointing downwards towards the slightly spreading foot.  Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART. London, New Bond Street, 15 May 2014 ... [Lire la suite]
18 avril 2014

A blue and white flaring vase, gu, Chongzhen

A blue and white flaring vase, gu, Chongzhen. Photo Bonhams. Skilfully painted on the flaring neck in bright underglaze blue with a continuous scene of Houyi clasping a bow and watching boys at play with vessels, flowers and a processional banner amidst rockwork and plantain, the central section with floral sprays including lotus and peony above downward lappets on the lower section. 45cm (17 3/4in) high. Estimate 4,000 - 6,000 (€4,900 - 7,300) Provenance: an English private collection The vase depicts the ancient and mythical... [Lire la suite]
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18 avril 2014

A blue and white flaring vase, gu, Chongzhen period (1628-1644)

Lot 47. A blue and white flaring vase, gu, Chongzhen period (1628-1644); 46cm (18in) high. Estimate £5,000 - 8,000 (€6,100 - 9,700). Sold for £ 23,750 (€ 26,657). Photo Bonhams. The flaring sides vibrantly painted with a lively scene of a lady carrying a baby, the baby and another boy both reaching towards a spider while two other boys play with leafy sprays, all on a terrace with plantain and bamboo and beneath the sun and the four characters Xi zai yan qian.  Provenance: an English private... [Lire la suite]