22 août 2019

Ming dynasty Blue and white porcelains sold at Christie's

Lot 573. A blue and white shallow dish, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1522-1566); 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 11,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 The shallow, rounded sides raised on a tapering ring foot painted in purplish-blue tones on the exterior with two pheonixes in flight separated by cruciform clouds, one with long trailing tail feathers, the other tail feathers scrolled, with three... [Lire la suite]

21 août 2019

A russet-decorated ovoid vase, meiping, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 545. A russet-decorated ovoid vase, meiping, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 12th-13th century; 10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000. Price realised USD 18,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008.  The tapering ovoid body covered with a lustrous black glaze and painted in reddish-brown with two phoenixes amongst flower sprays, all below the short, double-ringed neck, box. Provenance: The Chinese Porcelain Company, New York.  Note: Vessels of this type, with these distinctive small,... [Lire la suite]
16 août 2019

A small Langyao meiping, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 719. A small Langyao meiping, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 6 ¾ in. (17.1 cm.) high. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.   The high-shouldered vase is covered overall with a mottled glaze of rich, crushed-strawberry tone.  Provenance: Carrie H. (1859-1937) and Martin A. (1856-1932) Ryerson Collection, Chicago.The Art Institute of Chicago, accessioned in 1937.  Christie's. Chinese Art from The Art Institute of Chicago, New York, 12 September... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2019

A fine and rare pink-enamelled meiping, Daoguang seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 1418. A fine and rare pink-enamelled meiping, Daoguang seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 9 7/8 in. (25 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 104,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. Covered in finely mottled pink enamel in contrast to the white rim and interior. Provenance: Private Chinese collection, acquired prior to 1949 Note: A small Daoguang-marked bottle vase (6½ in. high) previously in the Edward T. Chow and Yangzhitang Collections also covered in pink enamel... [Lire la suite]
07 août 2019

A rare cloisonné enamel meiping, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 57. A rare cloisonné enamel meiping, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 24.5cm., 9 5/8 in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot Sold 8,125 GBP. © Sotheby's the broad shouldered baluster body rising from a spreading foot to a narrow waisted neck with rolled rim, polychrome decorated around the exterior with leafy scrolling lotus reserved on a turquoise ground, all between lotus-lappet and stiff leaf bands, the footring and rim gilt. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of... [Lire la suite]
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05 août 2019

A carved Longquan celadon meiping, Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 3220. A carved Longquan celadon meiping, Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century; 13 1/4 in. (33.8 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 400,000. Price Realized HKD 437,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The body is of characteristic meiping shape with the rounded shoulder tapering down to the foot, carved with diagonal lines forming a trellis pattern, set between a band of narrow petals below and undulating lines above, all under a glaze of olive-green colour, Japanese wood box.  ... [Lire la suite]

18 juillet 2019

A Fahua 'Floral scroll' vase (meiping), Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 265. A Fahua 'Floral scroll' vase (meiping), Ming dynasty, 16th century. Height 17 5/16  in., 44 cm. Estimate 12,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot sold 12,500 USD. © Sotheby's the decoration delineated by raised lines to form a band of scrolling foliage bearing large blossoms above a lappet band encircling the foot, the base and interior covered with a mottled green glaze, wood stand (2).  Provenance: Christie's New York, 21st March 1997, lot 382. ... [Lire la suite]
02 juin 2019

A small Junyao purple-splashed meiping, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 393. A small Junyao purple-splashed meiping, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 22.3 cm, 8 3/4  in. Estimate 50,000 - 70,000 HKD. Lot sold 475,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. applied with a pale blue glaze and dashed with a purple splash, the glaze thinning to a mushroom tone at the rim and pooling above the foot. Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong in the late 1990s. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 30 May 2019
05 mai 2019

A mirror-black-glazed vase, meiping, 18th century

Lot 193. A mirror-black-glazed vase, meiping, 18th century; 13 1/16 in. (33.3 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000 (USD 13,020 - USD 19,530). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The vase is sturdily potted with high, rounded shoulders below a short, waisted neck, and tapers towards the slightly flared foot. It is covered on the exterior with a lustrous black glaze ending just above the foot rim. The interior and the recessed base are covered with a transparent glaze..  Provenance: Hugh M.... [Lire la suite]
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01 mai 2019

A russet-splashed black-glazed meiping, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 83. A russet-splashed black-glazed meiping, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 23 cm, 9 1/8  in. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the broad-shouldered tapering baluster body rising from a short spreading foot to a narrow flaring neck with rolled rim, the body and neck covered with a lustrous black glaze irregularly splashed in reddish-brown, the glaze falling short of the foot to reveal the buff body. Note: This vase is striking for its vibrant and translucent black glaze... [Lire la suite]