19 novembre 2017

Carved red lacquerware Mallet-shaped vase with floral décor, Ming dynasty, Yongle reign (1403-1424)

Carved red lacquerware Mallet-shaped vase with floral décor, Ming dynasty, Yongle reign (1403-1424). Diameter at base: 9.2cm Height: 16.3cm © National Palace Museum, Taipei. The vase is long-necked with straight neck and base. The base is applied  with black lacquer, while the mouth of the vase is decorated with a pattern made up of a smaller square within a larger square. Flowers cover the entire vessel, with scrolling floral décor at the neck that is skillfully arranged to accommodate four flowers in full bloom:... [Lire la suite]

14 novembre 2015

A pale green glass mallet-shaped vase, Qianlong incised four-character mark within a double square and of the period (1736-1795)

A pale green glass mallet-shaped vase, Qianlong incised four-character mark within a double square and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate £3,000 - £5,000 ($4,554 - $7,590). Price Realized £43,750 ($66,413). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vase is formed with a domed body and a tall cylindrical neck, rising to a gently lipped rim. The glass is of an opaque pale green tone in imitation of jade. 8 ¼ in. (20.9 cm.) high Christie's. CHINESE CERAMICS, WORKS OF ART AND TEXTILES, 13 November... [Lire la suite]
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25 juin 2014

A small Longquan celadon glazed mallet-shaped vase, Southern Song dynasty

A small Longquan celadon glazed mallet-shaped vase, Southern Song dynasty. Photo Bonhams Potted with a dish-shaped mouth, now repaired and covered by a gilt metal collar, cylindrical neck, canted shoulder and walls tapering slightly toward the foot and recessed base, the gray-green glaze covering all surfaces except the foot pad (losses, cracks). 6 1/4in (16cm) high. Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€2,200 - 3,700) Provenance: Oskar Gerson Collection, acquired during the 1920's-1930's, Germany, and thence by descent Many examples... [Lire la suite]
27 décembre 2013

A small Longquan celadon glazed mallet-shaped vase, Southern Song dynasty

A small Longquan celadon glazed mallet-shaped vase, Southern Song dynasty. Photo Bonhams. Potted with a dish-shaped mouth, now repaired and covered by a gilt metal collar, cylindrical neck, canted shoulder and walls tapering slightly toward the foot and recessed base, the gray-green glaze covering all surfaces except the foot pad (losses, cracks). 6 1/4in (16cm) high. Sold for US$ 16,250 (€11,875)Provenance: Oskar Gerson Collection, acquired during the 1920's-1930's, Germany, and thence by descentMany examples of the mallet form... [Lire la suite]
26 novembre 2012

An important and very fine inscribed falangcai enamelled 'Beneath pine trees' mallet-shaped vase, Yongzheng-Qianlong period

Lot 2123. An important and very fine inscribed falangcai enamelled 'Beneath pine trees' mallet-shaped vase, Yongzheng-Qianlong period (1723-1795); 7 1/8 in. (18 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 6,000,000 - HKD 8,000,000. Price realised HKD 35,380,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2012.  The rounded body of the vase is finely potted with a broad base and a rounded shoulder under a tall cylindrical neck. The exterior is superbly enamelled with a continuous landscape scene, finely... [Lire la suite]
18 mai 2009

A blue and white mallet-shaped vase, Kangxi

A blue and white mallet-shaped vase, Kangxi Finely painted around the exterior with two winged fish amongst crashing waves and rocky outcrops, the bulb-mouth painted with a band of ruyi-head motifs. 25.6cm (10in) high. Sold for £5,400 Provenance: the Jarras Collection, England Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 14 May 2009. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com
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18 mai 2009

A blue and white mallet-shaped vase, Kangxi

A blue and white mallet-shaped vase, Kangxi Finely painted around the exterior with a continuous riverscape scene of a lone fisherman surrounded by high peaks and rocky outcrops, the tall neck painted with a chilong holding a kite, surrounded by flame scrolls. 25.3cm (10in) high. Sold for £9,360 Provenance: Douglas J K Wright Ltd., London, label, purchased in the 1970sAn English private collection Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 14 May 2009. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com
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03 novembre 2008

A blue and white mallet-shaped vase. Kangxi

A blue and white mallet-shaped vase. Kangxi Painted on each side around the neck and body with a stylised phoenix in the archaic taste formed of C and S-scrolls, with each bird grasping a ring in its beak. 20cm (7¾in) high. - Estimate: £3,000 - 5,000 Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd.,Images and Text All Rights Reserved Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 6 Nov 2008. New Bond Street - www.bonhams.com
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