24 juin 2010

Wanli blue and white 'kraak porselein' & 'kraak porselein klapmuts'

A pair of Chinese blue and white 'kraak porselein' bottle vases. Wanli (1573-1619). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 Each with the pear-shaped body moulded and painted with vertical panels enclosing Symbols and flowering plants, the long neck painted with panels of jewels, below a ruyi pattern border around the rim, cracks; 27.7 cm. high (2) - Estimate €1,000 - €1,500 Two Chinese blue and white 'kraak porselein' bottle vases. Wanli (1573-1619). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 Each painted to the pear-shaped body... [Lire la suite]
01 juillet 2009

A collection of chinese blue and white, Wanli period (1573-1619) @ Christie's Amsterdam

A Chinese late Ming blue and white silver-mounted bottle vase . Wanli (1573-1619), the silver 17th Century Of pear shape painted with three standing cranes among lotus scrolls, all reserved on a washed-blue ground, the bulbous neck with silver mounting and cover. 29 cm. high. Est. €4,000 - €6,000 Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Drs A.M. Sengers. Exhibited: Exhibited at The Hague Municipal Museum, May 1983, no. 33 in the exhibition of VOC silver.Exhibited in 'Schatten uit de Oost' or 'De Kunst van het... [Lire la suite]