26 avril 2018

A blue and white sleeve vase, late Ming dynasty, Chongzhen period (1627-1644)

Lot 120. A blue and white sleeve vase, late Ming dynasty, Chongzhen period (1627-1644); 40.6 cm, 16 in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 75,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. the cylindrical body rising to gently curved shoulders surmounted by a waisted neck, painted to the exterior depicting the story of Bingji and cattle, accompanied by a group of attendants, the neck encircled by upright plantain leaves. From an Italian collection. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 16 May 2018, 10:30... [Lire la suite]

26 avril 2018

A blue and white sleeve vase, late Ming dynasty

Lot 119. A blue and white sleeve vase, late Ming dynasty; 44.6 cm, 17 1/2  in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot Sold 56,250 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. the cylindrical body rising to gently curved shoulders surmounted by a waisted neck, painted to the exterior depicting the story of Bingji and cattle, accompanied by a group of attendants, the neck encircled by upright plantain leaves. From an Italian collection. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 16 May 2018, 10:30 AM
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26 avril 2018

A blue and white sleeve vase, late Ming dynasty, Chongzhen period, dated to the Kuiwei year corresponding to 1643

Lot 118. A blue and white sleeve vase, late Ming dynasty, Chongzhen period, dated to the Kuiwei year corresponding to 1643; 45.2 cm, 17 3/4  in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 77,500 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. of cylindrical form the tapering body rising to a slightly waisted neck with everted rim, finely painted in washes of cobalt blue with a fan-shaped panel of a bird perch on flowering branches, together with a leaf-shaped panel depicting two musicians in a fenced... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2018

A large blue and white sleeve vase, Qing dynasty, Shunzhi period (1644-1661)

Lot 67. A large blue and white sleeve vase, Qing dynasty, Shunzhi period (1644-1661); 43.8cm. 17 1/4 in. Estimate 8,000 — 10,000 GBP. Lot sold 9,600 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's 2007 of cylindrical form with flat base and tall waisted neck, finely painted around the exterior in rich cobalt-blue tones with scholars playing weiqi amidst a landscape with equestrian figures and swirling mist, all between incised classic scroll and wave bands at the foot and shoulder and a pendent stiff leaf... [Lire la suite]
05 juillet 2017

A large Chinese blue and white sleeve vase, Transitional period, c. 1640

Lot 74. A large Chinese blue and white sleeve vase, Transitional period, c. 1640, 50cm. Estimate: £5,000 - 8,000. Hammer Price £ 10,000. Courtesy Woolley & Wallis The cylindrical body painted with a scene of a warrior receiving offerings, attended by two banner men in a landscape with elaborate rockwork and with a horse and groom beside a cliff face to the reverse. The neck and foot finely incised with double anhua lines and with lappets to the rim, mounted on a later gilt metal footm. Cf. C Jörg,... [Lire la suite]
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23 mars 2017

A large blue and white sleeve vase, Ming dynasty, Chongzhen period (1627-1644)

Lot 693. A large blue and white sleeve vase, Ming dynasty, Chongzhen period (1627-1644). Estimate 25,000 — 35,000, USD. Lot sold 56,250 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.   of cylindrical form with a waisted neck and flared rim, well painted in varying tones of cobalt-blue depicting the famous first meeting between King Wen of Zhou, standing at a river's edge with attendants and the self-exiled military strategist Jiang Ziya living as a humble fisherman, all amidst craggy rockwork and foliage, set between a... [Lire la suite]

13 janvier 2017

A wucai sleeve vase, Shunzhi period, circa 1645-1660

Lot 3545. A wucai sleeve vase, Shunzhi period, circa 1645-1660. Estimate $12,000 – $18,000. Price Realized $75,000. Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2015 The vase is decorated on the exterior in underglaze blue and iron-red and yellow, green and aubergine glazes with four oblong cartouches each containing a spray of either chrysanthemum, peony, magnolia or crab apple, all beneath the waisted neck with fruiting branches bearing vibrant peaches and pomegranates. The flat base is unglazed. 15 in.... [Lire la suite]
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12 janvier 2017

A rare wucai sleeve vase, Shunzhi period, circa 1645-1655

Lot 3547. A rare wucai sleeve vase, Shunzhi period, circa 1645-1655. Estimate $30,000 – $40,000. Price Realized $233,000. Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2015 The vase is of elongated, high-shouldered, tapering cylindrical form with a waisted neck and is finely decorated with a large Lake Tai garden rock amidst flowering branches of chrysanthemums, tree peonies, bamboo shoots, narcissi and millet stalks. The scene is set beneath sprays of lotus, peonies and camelia on the neck and an incised band on... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2017

A large blue and white sleeve vase, Transitional period, circa 1640-1650

Lot 3550. A large blue and white sleeve vase, Transitional period, circa 1640-1650. Estimate $25,000 – $35,000. Price Realized $43,750. Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2015 The tapering, cylindrical vase is decorated with two leaf-shaped panels that contain a moonlit scene of birds or geese with blossoming branches, with scattered floral branches around the panels and on the waisted neck. The flat base is unglazed. 17 ½ in. (44.1 cm.) high Provenance: Jan van Beers, London, 1984.Collection of Julia and John... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2017

A rare blue and white sleeve vase, Chongzhen period, circa 1640

Lot 3532. A rare blue and white sleeve vase, Chongzhen period, circa 1640. Estimate $40,000 – $60,000. Price realised USD 81,250. Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2015  The vase is of elongated cylindrical form and decorated in rich tones of cobalt blue with a dynamic, continuous hunting scene depicting four equestrian huntsman, one possibly the Tang dynasty Emperor Ming Huang (Xuanzong), having already shot the crane pierced with an arrow above, as two others attempt to catch the prey and the fourth... [Lire la suite]