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]
11 janvier 2017

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

Lot 3562. A blue and white sleeve vase, Transitional period, circa 1640-1650. Estimate $40,000 – $60,000. Price Realized $43,750. Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2015  The vase is of elongated, tapering cylindrical form with a waisted neck and is decorated with a continuous scene of warriors and dignitaries in a landscape beneath a band of pendent leaves encircling the mouth rim. 18 in. (45.7 cm.) high – Lot 3562. Price Realized $43,750 Provenance: Jan Van Beers, London, 1984.Collection... [Lire la suite]
15 juin 2016

Vase rouleau en porcelaine bleu blanc, Chine, époque Shunzi (1644-1661)

Lot 140. Vase rouleau en porcelaine bleu blanc, Chine, époque Shunzi (1644-1661). Estimation €10,000 – €15,000 ($11,285 - $16,927). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The body is finely painted with a continuous scene of rocks and mountains among swirling clouds, with four characters from the popular fourteenth century semi-historical novel Shuihu Zhuan, 'The Water Margin', all between incised lines and lotus sprays to the waisted neck. 18 ½ in. (47 cm.) high. Provenance: From a European private... [Lire la suite]

19 février 2016

A wucai sleeve vase, Transitional period, ca. 1650

A wucai sleeve vase, Transitional period, ca. 1650. © Christie's 2003 The tall, slightly tapering sides vigorously painted with a dense allover design of infant boys climbing the scrolling stems of flowering peonies - 14in. (35.4cm.) high. Lot 303. Estimate $2,000 - $3,000. Price Realized $3,824  Provenance: Sotheby's, New York, 12 - 13 October 1984, lot 304. Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 18 September 2003, New York, Rockefeller Plaza
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19 février 2016

A well-painted wucai sleeve vase, Transitional period, ca. 1650

A well-painted wucai sleeve vase, Transitional period, ca. 1650. © Christie's 2003 The tall, slightly rounded sides well painted in inky tones of underglaze blue, bright green, yellow and black enamels and iron-red with a scene of the Eight Immortals grouped outside a pavilion set in a mountainous setting, the immortal Shoulao seated astride a crane in flight above - 15¼in. (38.7cm.) high. Lot 302. Estimate $7,000 - $9,000. Price Realized $26,290  Provenance: Sotheby's, New York, 12-13 October 1984,... [Lire la suite]
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20 janvier 2016

Small wucai sleeve vase, Shunzhi period, c.1645-1660

  Small wucai sleeve vase, Shunzhi period, c.1645-1660, porcelain, h 19.7cm × d 7.5cm. AK-NM-6445-A. Rijskmuseum, Amsterdam.  with an unglazed flat bottom, a short flared neck with a brown lip. Painted in underglaze blue and red, yellow, green and aubergine - colored enamels with an independent scholar and his servant with a turkey on a rock and banana tree.  Provenance: Jean Theodore Royer, 1885. 
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11 novembre 2015

A blue and white sleeve vase, rolwagen, Chongzhen period (1627–1644)

A blue and white sleeve vase, rolwagen, Chongzhen period (1627–1644). Estimate £20,000 - 30,000 (€28,000 - 42,000). Photo Bonhams. Exquisitely painted to the cylindrical exterior in vivid shades of cobalt blue, depicting a scholar accompanied by guards and disciples holding banners and standards arriving at a lakeside terrace framed by rocks and trees, humbly presenting offerings and greeted by a bearded dignitary, escorted by two servants beside a wheeled chair, all beneath descending stiff leaves to the slightly... [Lire la suite]
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