11 janvier 2020

A small blue and white meiping, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1405. A small blue and white meiping, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 10,000. Price realised USD 30,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013.  The body is decorated in rich underglaze blue with a broad band of leafy floral scroll bearing two large flowers and buds between a narrow band of two flower sprigs above the foot and leafy meander on the high shoulder below the small neck with lipped rim. An apocryphal Xuande mark is on the countersunk center of the... [Lire la suite]

30 décembre 2019

A rare large Qingbai ovoid vase, meiping, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 1273. A rare large Qingbai ovoid vase, meiping, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 15¼ in. (38.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The high-shouldered, tapering, body is carved with six vertical panels of simplified floral scroll rising to a bow-string border on the rounded shoulder below the slightly waisted neck and out-curved mouth rim. The vase is covered with a transparent glaze of pale greyish- aquamarine... [Lire la suite]
30 décembre 2019

A Qingbai carved meiping, Song dynasty (960 - 1279)

Lot 284. A Qingbai carved meiping, Song dynasty (960-1279); 13 ? in. (34 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000. Price realised GBP 13,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014.  The vase is finely potted with broad shoulders and tall tapered sides, with a short cylindrical ribbed neck. It is freely carved to the exterior with scrolling foliate designs highlighted by combed incisions. The transparent glaze is of a pale blue tone, thinning to a creamy white at the extremities. ... [Lire la suite]
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17 décembre 2019

A crackled-glazed vase, meiping, 18th-19th century

Lot 107. A crackled-glazed vase, meiping, 18th-19th century; 63⁄4 in. (17.3 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price Realised: USD 2,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The high-shouldered vase is covered overall with a crackled glaze of brownish-buff color. Provenance: Dudley Leavitt Pickman (1850-1938) Collection, Boston.Dudley Leavitt Pickman Jr. (1885-1964) Collection, Boston.Edward Motley Pickman (1886-1959) Collection, Boston, and thence by descent within the family. ... [Lire la suite]
17 décembre 2019

A copper-red-glazed vase, meiping, 18th-19th century

Lot 106. A copper-red-glazed vase, meiping, 18th-19th century; 91⁄2 in. (24.3 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price Realised: USD 5,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The vase with a tall, slender body and a short cylindrical neck is covered with a peachbloom-type glaze that thins to pale celadon below the mouth rim. Provenance: Dudley Leavitt Pickman (1850-1938) Collection, Boston.Dudley Leavitt Pickman Jr. (1885-1964) Collection, Boston.Edward Motley Pickman (1886-1959)... [Lire la suite]
17 décembre 2019

A copper-red-glazed vase, meiping, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 105. A copper-red-glazed vase, meiping, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 7 in. (18 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price Realised: USD 10,625. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The high-shouldered vase is covered overall with a crackled glaze of rich, crushed-strawberry tone. Provenance: Dudley Leavitt Pickman (1850-1938) Collection, Boston.Dudley Leavitt Pickman Jr. (1885-1964) Collection, Boston.Edward Motley Pickman (1886-1959) Collection, Boston, and thence by descent within the family.... [Lire la suite]

17 décembre 2019

A Fahua 'lotus' vase, meiping, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 115. A Fahua 'lotus' vase, meiping, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 103⁄4 in. (28 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price Realised: USD 11,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The high-shouldered vase is decorated in relief with two stems of blossoming lotus in a pond below a border of ruyi chime on the shoulder. The relief decoration is highlighted in turquoise, green and cream glazes against a mottled dark blue ground. Provenance: Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, no. 501, by... [Lire la suite]
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15 décembre 2019

A rare soft-paste vase, Qianlong mark and period & An incised white-glazed and underglaze-blue meiping, Yongzheng mark and perio

Lot 39. A rare soft-paste vase, impressed Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 3,500 - GBP 4,500. Price realised GBP 7,170. © Christie's Images Ltd 2004 Thinly potted with rounded sides rising from a high splayed foot to sharp shoulders and a slender neck flaring to an upturned mouth, crisply moulded around the neck with a dense scrolling foliage, above a band of key pattern around the neck and lotus petals around... [Lire la suite]
14 décembre 2019

A blue and white vase, meiping, Ming Dynasty, 16th century

Lot 2. A blue and white vase, meiping, Ming Dynasty, 16th century; 22,7 cm, 9 in. Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 EUR. Lot sold: 7,500 EUR. © Sotheby's. à la panse peinte d'une frise de rinceaux fleuris entre une frise de pétales stylisés sur le pied et d'une frise en forme de ruyi à décor alterné de bouquets fleuris et de nuées en partie supérieure. Collection Particulière Française Provenance: Sotheby's, Los Angeles, 2nd November 1981, lot 315. Sotheby's. Arts d'Asie, Paris, 10... [Lire la suite]
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14 décembre 2019

A fine and rare blue and white meiping, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 1537. A fine and rare blue and white meiping, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 800,000. Price realised HKD 600,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2006 The baluster vase finely painted in shades of inky-blue cobalt with a gnarled prunus tree, its flower-laden branches extending around the mid-section of the vase, growing beside bamboo, peony and rocks, with two butterflies hovering above, the shoulder set with four upright lug handles and the... [Lire la suite]