19 avril 2018

A rare blue and white globular bowl, Xuande mark and period (1426-1435)

Lot 508. A rare blue and white globular bowl, Xuande mark and period (1426-1435). Estimate 800,000 — 1,200,000 HKD. Lot sold 960,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's 2005. the globular body potted with generously rounded sides, painted in soft tones of characteristic 'heaped and piled' cobalt-blue with five large peony flower-heads blooming from long winding stems further issuing tight buds and foliage, all above a band of upright lappets and a border of stylised scrolling stems of at the foot, and below a... [Lire la suite]

11 août 2017

A small blue and white globular bowl, jingshuiwan, Yongle period (1403-1425)

Lot 913. A small blue and white globular bowl, jingshuiwan, Yongle period (1403-1425), 4 in. (10.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 47,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 The well-potted jar is decorated around the sides with a continuous band of peony scroll below a narrow band of lotus scroll and above bands of upright petal lappets and classic scroll in rich cobalt blue enhanced by darker 'heaping and piling'. The interior is decorated with a chrysanthemum... [Lire la suite]
04 août 2017

“Drink That You May Live”: Ancient Glass from the Yale University Art Gallery

Bowl, Hellenistic or Roman, Eastern Mediterranean, late 2nd century B.C.–early 1st century A.D. Cast mosaic glass, 3 1/16 × 5 9/16 in. (7.8 × 14.1 cm). Yale University Art Gallery, Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore, 1955.6.20. Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery. NEW HAVEN, CONN.- The Yale University Art Gallery announces the opening of “Drink That You May Live”: Ancient Glass from the Yale University Art Gallery. The museum is home to one of the most... [Lire la suite]
22 avril 2016

A small blue and white globular bowl, China, Xuande mark and period (1426-1435)

Lot 4. A small blue and white globular bowl, China, Xuande mark and period (1426-1435). Estimate 40 000/60 000 €. Lot sold 380.000 €. Photo Nagel The well-potted jar is decorated around the sides with a continuous band of peony scroll below a narrow band of lotus scroll and above bands of upright petal lappets and classic scroll in rich cobalt blue enhanced by darker 'heaping and piling'. The interior is decorated with a chrysanthemum sprig within double borders on the convex center, corresponding to the... [Lire la suite]
22 décembre 2012

A rare blue and white globular bowl, "shuiwan", China, Ming dynasty, Xuande six-character mark in a line and of the period

Lot 15. A rare blue and white globular bowl, "shuiwan", China, Ming dynasty, Xuande six-character mark in a line and of the period (1426-1435). Diamètre: 9,5 cm. (3¾ in.). Estimate €50,000 - €70,000. Price Realized €79,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012. De forme globulaire, sa panse est ornée de rinceaux de fleurs de dianthus et porte la marque à six caractères en ligne de l'Empereur Xuande en bleu sous couverte. La bordure est rehaussée d'une frise de motifs géométriques. La base est ceinte d'une... [Lire la suite]