30 janvier 2020

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

Lot 91. A pair of large gilt-decorated powder blue jars and covers, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 24 ½ in. (62.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 32,500. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2020 With three rows of petal-shaped panels enclosing landscape vignettes, blossoming branches and baskets or planters of flowers, the domed covers decorated en suite. The Tibor Collection. Provenance: Christie's London, 7 November 2014, lot 422. ... [Lire la suite]

15 janvier 2020

A large painted dark grey pottery jar and cover, hu, Western Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 8)

Lot 1159. A large painted dark grey pottery jar and cover, hu, Western Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 8); 21¾ in. (55.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 17,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The bulbous body is applied with a pair of molded taotie mask handles and three raised bands painted a yellowish ochre color that border bands of painted sweeping cloud scrolls below further scrolls and inverted blades on the reel-shaped neck. The domed cover is... [Lire la suite]
17 décembre 2019

A carved Longquan celadon jar and cover, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 38. A carved Longquan celadon jar and cover, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 11 in. (28 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price Realised: USD 8,125. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The well potted jar is of compressed baluster form, and is carved with lotus blossoms above a band of overlapping petals. The cover is also carved with lotus blossoms, and is surmounted by a stem-form finial. The jar and cover are covered with a glaze of sea-green tone which also covers the base.The Robert B. and Beatrice C.... [Lire la suite]
15 décembre 2019

Two Famille-Rose 'Batavia ware' jars and covers, Qing Dynasty, 18th century

Lot 51. Two  Famille-Rose 'Batavia ware' jars and covers, Qing Dynasty, 18th century; 37,8 cm; 35,6 cm, 14⅞ in.; 14 in. Estimate:  3,000 - 5,000 EUR. Lot sold: 2,500 EUR. © Sotheby's. de forme balustre aux émaux de la Famille Rose à décor de réserves en forme de feuilles décorées de bouquets sur fond café-au-lait, les couvercles décorés de façon similaire. Ancienne Collection Aristocratique Belge. Sotheby's. Arts d'Asie, Paris, 10 december 2019.
11 décembre 2019

A blue-glazed jar and cover, underglaze-blue Jiajing six-character mark within a double circle and of the period (1522-1566)

Lot 51. A blue-glazed jar and cover, underglaze-blue Jiajing six-character mark within a double circle and of the period (1522-1566); 7½ in. (19 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 800. Price realised GBP 2,151. © Christie's Images Ltd 2004 Incised around the ovoid body with two phoenix among clouds, between a band of ruyi heads around the neck and lotus petals around the base, the shallow domed cover with a band of ruyi heads below the bud finial, all covered in a... [Lire la suite]
02 décembre 2019

A Rare Large Grey-Green-Glazed Jar and Cover, Six Dynasties (220–589)

Lot 243. A Rare Large Grey-Green-Glazed Jar and Cover, Six Dynasties (220–589); 17½in. (44.5cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 40,000. Price realised USD 28,200. © Christie's Image Limited Of ovoid form tapering to a flat base, the high shoulder applied with two single and two pairs of loop handles of angular outline, each pair positioned below a small loop pendent from the lower edge of the flared, galleried rim, the hat-shaped cover with wide everted rim and slightly domed top incised... [Lire la suite]

17 novembre 2019

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

Lot 97. A pair of blue and white jars and covers, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 44.5cm (17 1/4in) high. Estimate: £7,000 - £9,000. Sold for £ 8,187 (€ 9,558). Photo: Bonhams.  Each painted around the exterior in vibrant tones with shaped panels containing mountainous landscapes, baskets of flowers, and blooming peonies issuing from rocks, the central bands divided by and overlapping circles, all between ruyi-shaped panels on the foot and shoulder with floral scrolls, the covers similarly painted... [Lire la suite]
11 novembre 2019

A blue-splashed jar and cover, Tang dynasty (618-607)

Lot 250. A blue-splashed jar and cover, Tang dynasty (618-607). Height 15.3 cm, 6 in. Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 GBP. Lot sold: 2,750 GBP. Photo Sotheby's of slightly compressed ovoid form, covered to exterior with a thin layer of creamy-white slip suffused with cobalt blue glazes stopping just above the short splayed foot revealing the buff body, the similarly decorated domed cover surmounted with a floral bud finial. Provenance: Elizabeth Gibson Holahan. Christie's London, 11th July 2006,... [Lire la suite]
03 novembre 2019

A blue and white jar and cover, Transitional period, mid-17th century

Lot 27. A blue and white jar and cover, Transitional period, mid-17th century; 7 ¼ in. (18.4 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000 (USD 10,360 - USD 15,540). Price realised GBP 6,875. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The jar is decorated to the exterior with a continous scene of an official with two attendants in a garden landscape with clouds. The shoulder is incised with a flower band and the neck is further embellished with two large flower tendrils. The cover is decorated with two figures in a... [Lire la suite]
11 octobre 2019

A Qingbai octagonal ewer and cover and a Qingbai jar and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 160. A Qingbai octagonal ewer and cover and a Qingbai jar and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279). Estimate HKD 50,000 - HKD 80,000. Price realised HKD 37,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019  Ewer and cover: 7 3/8 in. (18.8 cm.) highJar and cover: 11 in.(28 cm.) high. Property from the Quek Kiok Lee Collection. Provenance: Ewer and cover: Acquired in Singapore, 11 November 2003Jar and cover: Acquired on 11 October 1997. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese... [Lire la suite]