17 avril 2019

A massive blue and white jar and cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 23. A massive blue and white jar and cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 31 ¾ in. (80.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 32,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Painted in an inky cobalt with deep, flower-filled lappets, now with white lion knop. Provenance: Don Hector Flores Collection. Literature: William R. Sargent, Chinese Porcelain in the Conde Collection, Madrid, 2014, p. 92, no. 14. Christie's. The Tibor... [Lire la suite]

17 avril 2019

A very large pair of Chinese Imari jars and covers, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 98. A very large pair of Chinese Imari jars and covers, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 24 ¼ in. (61.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 40,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Painted with prancing qilin in a lattice-fenced garden bursting with flowers, two phoenix flying above, all amongst stylized mon and beneath a lappet collar, the covers with large button knops. Provenance: With The Chinese Porcelain Co., New York. ... [Lire la suite]
17 avril 2019

A massive pair of Mexican market verte-imari jars and covers, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 19. A massive pair of Mexican market verte-imari jars and covers, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 35 ½ in. (90.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 106,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Each exuberantly enameled on its swelling sides with a dense pattern of chrysanthemum and peony vine growing in a lattice-fenced garden, colorful qilin prancing amidst the foliage, all centered by a double-headed Hapsburg eagle on one side and a colorful floralmon on... [Lire la suite]
14 avril 2019

A small white-glazed jar and cover, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 196. A small white-glazed jar and cover, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 4 ¾ in. (12 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000 (USD 10,440 - USD 15,660). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The jar is decorated with evenly-spaced vertical ribs extending from the high shoulder to the foot. The cover is similarly decorated and shaped as a lotus-leaf. Provenance: Collection of Professor Ferdinando Cappelletti, acquired in Rome in the late 1970s. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]
14 avril 2019

A large Chinese wucai porcelain jar and cover, Transitional period, mid-17th century

Lot 1150. A large Chinese wucai porcelain jar and cover, Transitional period, mid-17th century; height 56.5cm. Estimate: £2,000 - £4,000. Courtesy Toovey's. the stout shouldered body painted with a scene of an artist standing at a bridge with three female attendants, horse and boy in a rocky landscape, the domed cover with boys and rocks (repaired neck). Provenance: R.H. Benson Collection sale, Christie's, 1st July 1924, Lot 183, purchased by Edward Grenfell, 1st Baron St. Just, then left to... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2019

A blue splashed pottery jar and cover, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 115. A blue splashed pottery jar and cover, Tang dynasty (618-907). Height 8  1/4  in., 20.9 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot Sold 25,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of slightly compressed ovoid form, the rounded sides tapering to a short splayed foot, and rising to an everted lipped rim, the buff pinkish body covered by a thin layer of white slip around the neck and sides, with irregular splashes of vibrant cobalt blue glaze cascading in painterly drips from the rim... [Lire la suite]

23 février 2019

A sancai-glazed pottery jar and cover, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 418. A sancai-glazed pottery jar and cover, Tang dynasty (618-907); 8 5/8 in. (21.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 25,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008   The wide ovoid body liberally splashed with bright amber, cream and green glaze that covers the short neck and continues over the out-turned rim, all on a white slip that falls irregularly towards the flat base exposing the pale pinkish-buff ware, the cover with spots of cream and green glaze reserved... [Lire la suite]
10 février 2019

A burnished black pottery jar and cover, hu, Warring States Period-Early Western Han Dynasty, 3rd-2nd century BC

Lot 702. A burnished black pottery jar and cover, hu, Warring States Period-Early Western Han Dynasty,3rd-2nd century BC; 12¾ in. (32.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 75,000. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014 The jar and cover have a burnished black exterior. The body of the jar is encircled by three double-grooved bands -- one mid-body, the other two forming the borders of a wide matte band decorated with burnished vertical zigzags on the... [Lire la suite]
17 janvier 2019

A large pair of blue and white jars and covers, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 374. A large pair of blue and white jars and covers, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 16 ½ in. (41.9 cm.) high, each. Estimate: US$15,000 - US$25,000. Price realised USD 13,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Decorated with rows of shaped panels enclosing vignettes and blossoming branches. Property from Antoine Lebel. Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part IV, New York, 17 January 2019
24 décembre 2018

A white-glazed jar and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 1336. A white-glazed jar and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279). Height: 4 1/2 inches. Estimate $3,000 - $5,000. Sold: $3,750. © Sotheby's the globular body rising from a tapered foot to a short neck, the cover with a waisted hemispherical knop, covered overall save for the base with a translucent ivory-tinged glaze pooling in characteristic tear-drops down the exterior (2). Provenance: Sotheby's New York, 12th June 1984, lot 209.  Property from the Collection of Joan Oestreich Kend. ... [Lire la suite]