09 août 2014

Wall vase of double-gourd shape with flat back, China, Ming dynasty (1368- 1644), Wanli period (1573 - 1619)

Wall vase of double-gourd shape with flat back, China, Ming dynasty (1368- 1644), Wanli period (1573 - 1619), Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province, porcelain with underglaze blue decoration, 32.0 x 15.1 x 8.0 cm. Purchased 1988, 301.1988. Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (C) Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney By the Wanli period, the imperial palace in Beijing was not as prescriptive about designs as it had been in the past, and there was a decrease in imperial orders as the court was distracted by more pressing political... [Lire la suite]
28 juin 2014

Fine Chinese furniture and paintings achieve top prices at Bonhams San Francisco

A huanghuali altar table, 18th century. The floating panel top set into a mitered, mortise and tenon frame over a plain beaded apron with U-shaped spandrels joined to tubular supports and paired cross braces. 32 1/4 x 76 5/8 x 20 1/4in (82 x 194.5 x 51.5cm). Sold for $389,000; Est. $60,000-80,000. Photo: Courtesy of Bonhams. SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- Bonhams San Francisco was the destination of choice for international collectors of Asian art who traveled to attend the bi-annual auction of Fine Chinese Art and Asian Decorative Art on... [Lire la suite]

13 mai 2014

A blue and white wall vase, Transitional period, 1640-1660

A blue and white wall vase, Transitional period, 1640-1660. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 It is decorated in shades of cobalt blue with a bird perched on peony branches with flower blossoms and buds, beside stylised pierced rock and further leafy branches. 8? in. (22 cm.) high. Estimate £1,000 – £1,500 ($1,687 - $2,531) Christie's. CHINESE CERAMICS, WORKS OF ART AND TEXTILES, 14 May 2014, London, South Kensington - http://www.christies.com/
02 janvier 2014

A blue enamelled wall vase. Late Ming Dynasty

A blue enamelled wall vase. Late Ming Dynasty. Photo courtesy Bonhams. The body painted in underglaze blue and enamelled in green and iron-red with a scene of a dignitary accompanied by an attendant holding a fan and looking at a boy pointing towards the moon, the foot with stiff lappets pointing upwards, the neck with a white metal mount. 22.3cm (8¾in) high. Estimate £6,000 - 8,000 (€7,200 - 9,700). Unsold Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART. London, New Bond Street. 7 Nov 2013 - www.bonhams.com
18 novembre 2013

An Yixing stoneware famille rose wall vase, Mid Qing dynasty

An Yixing stoneware famille rose wall vase, Mid Qing dynasty. Photo courtesy Bonhams. Of baluster section, the gently curved front side enamelled in a vivid palette with flowering branches issuing from rockwork, the flattened reverse undecorated, the interior pierced with a circular hole below the rim for hanging, the stoneware of a rich mottled purple-brown colour. Estimate 16cm high. HK$ 8,000 - 10,000 (€760 - 950) Bonhams. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART. Hong Kong. 24 Nov 2013 14:00 CST - http://www.bonhams.com
03 avril 2013

A famille-rose 'Da ji' wall vase, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong (1736-1795)

A famille-rose 'Da ji' wall vase, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong (1736-1795). Photo China Guardian D 35 cm. Estimate: HKD 18,000-28,000 (USD: 2,300-3,600) China Guardian Hong Kong 2013 Spring Auctions. Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. April 4-5 2013. http://english.cguardian.com


22 octobre 2011

A famille-rose Turquoise-Ground wall vase. Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

A famille-rose Turquoise-Ground wall vase. Qing dynasty, Qianlong period. Photo Sotheby's the flat-back vessel with a compressed globular body surmounted by a flaring mouth with three circular openings on the top, the body centred with a stylised lotus surrounded by further florets borne on meandering foliate scrolls, all outlined in gilt and reserved on a turquoise ground, the wide trumpet mouth similarly decorated with lotus blossoms and undulating foliage, between pendant ruyi heads and formalised upright leaf motifs, the three... [Lire la suite]
22 octobre 2011

A lime-green ground Famille-Rose Wall Vase. Seal Mark and Period of Qianlong

  A lime-green ground Famille-Rose Wall Vase. Seal Mark and Period of Qianlong; Photo Sotheby's the flat-back vase finely potted with a rounded rectangular body raised on a slightly splayed foot, tapering to a waisted neck beneath a flaring mouth, flanked by a pair of iron-red and gilt-decorated dragon handles, the central white rectangular panel inscribed in clerical script (lishu) with a poem followed by two iron-red seals Qian and Long, enclosed within a border of lotus, lily and iris blossoms borne on an undulating foliate... [Lire la suite]
16 octobre 2011

A rare blue and white double-gour, wall vase. Mark and period of Wanli

A rare blue and white double-gour, wall vase. Mark and period of Wanli . Photo Sotheby's the flat-back vase elegantly potted of double-gourd form, supported on a slightly flared foot, gently rising to a slender neck and lipped mouth, the lower bulb brilliantly painted in cobalt blue with a seated high official holding a ruyi, flanked by his attendants in front of a screen, surrounded by scholars and further attendants on the sides, all in a garden scene with trees and rockwork, below bands of scrolling foliage and pendant... [Lire la suite]
30 octobre 2010

A fine Canton enamel phoenix wall vase, China, 18th century

A fine Canton enamel phoenix wall vase, China, 18th century.photo courtesy Nagel H. 17 cm.  Very minor wear, good condition  Estimate 1 500 € Property from an old European private collection Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 5th 2010 www.auction.de
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