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. Provenance: Jan Van Beers, London, 1984.Collection of Julia and John Curtis. Notes: The... [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). Price realised EUR 51,900. 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. ... [Lire la suite]
19 février 2016

A wucai sleeve vase, Transitional period, ca. 1650

A wucai sleeve vase, Transitional period, ca. 1650; 14in. (35.4cm.) high. Lot 303. Estimate $2,000 - $3,000. Price Realized $3,824. © 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 -   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; 15¼in. (38.7cm.) high. Lot 302. Estimate $7,000 - $9,000. Price Realized $26,290. © 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. Provenance: Sotheby's, New York, 12-13 October 1984, lot... [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)

  Lot 118. A blue and white sleeve vase, rolwagen, Chongzhen period (1627–1644); 41.9cm (16 1/2in) high. Estimate £20,000 - 30,000 (€28,000 - 42,000). Sold for £ 25,000 (€ 28,550). 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... [Lire la suite]
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11 novembre 2015

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

Lot 117. A blue and white sleeve vase, rolwagen, Chongzhen period (1627–1644); 46cm (18 1/8in) high. Estimate £6,000 - 8,000 (€8,500 - 11,000). Sold for £ 7,500 (€ 8,565). Photo Bonhams. The cylindrical body boldly painted around the exterior in wet and dense washes of cobalt blue with a continuous scene of two gentlemen parting at a shore, one accompanied by his attendants, the everted neck with a typical foliage border above two incised double lines at the shoulder.  Bonhams. FINE CHINESE... [Lire la suite]
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03 novembre 2015

A blue and white sleeve vase, rolwagen, circa 1640-50

A blue and white sleeve vase, rolwagen, circa 1640-50. Estimate £1,500 - 1,800 (€2,100 - 2,500). Photo: Bonhams. With slightly tapering neck rising to a flaring rim, finely painted in underglaze blue with floral and fruiting branches scattered around the body, including lotus, prunus, peony and loquats, all below a band of stiff leaves to the rim and with incised borders around the shoulder and the foot. 45cm (17 5/8in) high A Distinguished European Private Collection Notes: The present vase is unusual in... [Lire la suite]
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