09 juillet 2011

A pair of Empire ormolu-mounted Chinese porcelain baluster vases, the porcelain Jiaqing period (1796-1821)

A pair of Empire ormolu-mounted Chinese porcelain baluster vases, the porcelain Jiaqing period (1796-1821), the mounts, circa 1815, the neck and handle mounts, circa 1820. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 Each of bottle shape, stoutly potted with rounded sides, densely decorated with the Eight Daoist Emblems, anbaxian, tied with long fluttering ribbons, amongst 'ball' flowers, butterflies, cloud scrolls and bats in flight, with a lappet band rising above the short slightly-splayed foot, all set against a celadon ground,... [Lire la suite]
09 juillet 2011

A set of four Empire ormolu-mounted Chinese porcelain baluster vases, the porcelain Jiaqing period (1796-1821)

A set of four Empire ormolu-mounted Chinese porcelain baluster vases, the porcelain Jiaqing period (1796-1821), the mounts, circa 1815. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 Each with globular bodies surmounted by wide cylindrical necks, densely decorated with the Eight Buddhist and Daoist Emblems (bajixiang and anbaoxian) amidst blue cloud scrolls, bats in flight and 'ball' flowers in raised white slip, with a band of gilded lotus lappets rising from the base, all reserved on a celadon ground, surmounted by an out- scrolled collar... [Lire la suite]
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03 avril 2011

Chinese celadon-glazed & Ru-type vases from a Palm Beach Private Collector

A Chinese celadon-glazed bottle vase. Qing dynasty, 18th- 19th century. photo Sotheby's the bulbous body tapering to a slender neck and a molded garlic-head mouth, all covered in an even pale celadon glaze; height 11 in. 28 cm. Estimate 15,000—25,000 USD. Lot Sold 68,500 USD A Chinese Ru-type bottle vase. Qing dynasty, 18th- 19th century. photo Sotheby's covered in a rich gray-blue glaze suffused with fine yellow-brown crackling, the foot dressed in brown; height 11 1/4 in. 28.6 cm. Estimate 10,000—15,000 USD. Lot Sold... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2010

A rare carved and moulded Turquoise-Glazed Archaistic Baluster Vase. Qianlong incised six-character sealmark and of the period

A rare carved and moulded Turquoise-Glazed Archaistic Baluster Vase. Qianlong incised six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010  Of archaic bronze form, the rounded body finely carved and moulded on the shoulder with stylised clouds above a narrow band of C-scrolls, flanked on either side with a pair of dragon handles, the tapering body detailed with stylised cicada blades before a splayed foot decorated with keyfrets, repeated on the underside of the everted mouth rim, the... [Lire la suite]
05 décembre 2010

'famille-verte' baluster vases & a large circular dish. QIng dynasty, Kangxi period.

A fine 'famille-verte' baluster vase. QIng dynasty, Kangxi period. photo Sotheby's the slightly spreading foot, rising to a rounded body, waisted neck and flaring rim, delicately and brightly enameld with rectangular panels of ladies with attendants standing in gardens, alternating with pomegranate-shaped panels of mountainous river landscapes each above a panel of a deer and a crane, on an ornate chrysanthemum scroll iron-red ground; 44cm., 17 1/4 in. Estimate 20,000—30,000 GBP. Lot Sold 79,250 GBP  PROVENANCE:... [Lire la suite]
06 novembre 2010

Chinese blue and white Kangxi Period @ Ashdown House: The Winter Queen and the Earl of Craven

A large Chinese blue and white double gourd vase. Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period. photo courtesy Sotheby's painted with scrolling lotus, below a band of ascending leaves to the neck, Xuande mark to the base; 47cm; 18½in - Estimate 5,000—7,000 GBP. Lot Sold 23,750 GBP PROVENANCE: Acquired from Vanderven & Vanderven in 1986 A Chinese blue and white garniture, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period. photo courtesy Sotheby's comprising three square vases and covers and two of gu-form, painted with panels of peony, prunus and... [Lire la suite]
18 juillet 2010

A fine pair of aubergine hexagonally shaped baluster vases, 清代 Qing Dynasty, 康熙 Kangxi Period (1662-1722)

A fine pair of aubergine hexagonally shaped baluster vases, 清代 Qing Dynasty, 康熙 Kangxi Period (1662-1722). photo Vermeer & Griggs the sides rising gracefully to a foliate mouth rim. The bodies covered in a deep qiepi zi, aubergine-eggplant skin purple, glaze derived from manganese varying in tone where the glaze runs down the body. The bases are unglazed revealing an incredibly smooth and slick biscuit surface. Height:  17 1/2" (44.5cm). Condition:  Excellent, no chips, cracks or restorations.... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2010

A wucai 'hundred deer' vase. Wanli mark and period & A large wucai baluster vase. 17th century

A wucai 'hundred deer' vase. Wanli mark and period. photo Sotheby's brightly enamelled around the body in green, yellow, iron-red and brown enamels with auspicious 'hundred deer' design, the animals depicted resting, grazing and at playful leisure in landscape scenes, between a band of stylised lappets to the foot rim and hanging motifs suspended from a scrollwork border to the shoulder, the neck with floral sprays - 34cm., 13 3/8 in. Est. 30,000—40,000 GBPLot Sold 51,650 GBP NOTE: A related Wanli 'Hundred Deer' vase,... [Lire la suite]
10 janvier 2010

A Chinese porcelain blue and white baluster vase. Kangxi 1662-1722.

A Chinese porcelain blue and white baluster vase. Kangxi 1662-1722. with flaring ribbed neck, painted with palace scenes of the Emperor and lady musicians in front of a canopied screen, all amongst clouds and rockwork with fencing, the reverse with three different trees all beneath a ribbed neck with bands of keyfret scrolls and studs. The underside with a six-character mark of Chenghua within a double ring. 18 1/4 inches, 46.4 cm high. Provenance: Formerly in a Dutch private collection. Note: Two similar vases in... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2009

A sang de boeuf baluster vase, Langyao-type, probably 18th century

A sang de boeuf baluster vase, Langyao-type, probably 18th century the tall slender form covered in a thick deep red glaze with a feint glassy crackle, thinning to a mushroom tone to the slightly flared rim -- 16½in. (42cm.) high. Est. £3,000 - £4,000 Christie's. Chinese Works of Art. 10 September 2009. London, South Kensington www.christies.com
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