14 juillet 2011

Chinese Imperial porcelain blue and white, underglaze copper-red and celadon vase. Six-character mark of Kangxi and period

A Chinese Imperial porcelain blue and white, underglaze copper-red and celadon vase. Six-character mark of Kangxi in underglaze blue and of the period, 1662-1722. Courtesy Marchant of club form slightly tapering towards the foot, painted on each facet with a mountainous river landscape with houses, viewing pavilions, pine, wuti and incised celadon rockwork, two panels with fishermen, one beneath the moon, each panel within underglaze blue double lines, the flat shoulder with four sprays of prunus, lotus, bamboo and daisy... [Lire la suite]
14 juillet 2011

A pair of Chinese porcelain blue and white triple-gourd bottle vases, Kangxi, 1662-1722

A pair of Chinese porcelain blue and white triple-gourd bottle vases, Kangxi, 1662-1722. Courtesy Marchant each painted on the lower section with archaic bronze style taotieh masks between stylized animal heads, the centre bulb with three further taotieh masks and the top bulb with three archaic style characters in white on blue-ground roundels beneath lappets on the cylindrical tall neck, all between underglaze blue double lines. 9 7/8th inches, 25.1 cm high. Price on request. Formerly in the collection of Richard Bennett,... [Lire la suite]
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11 juillet 2011

Three vietnamese ceramics from the Rick Btionennet collec

Very Fine Ancient Celadon Ceramic Bowl. Vietnam, circa 1500. Pale celadon glaze. Hand potted clay in bowl. Height 3.4 cm - Diameter 6.9 cm - 52 g. Good condition. Price realised : environ 118,52 EUR Provenance: Excavated by native people from old village site in Makassar, Sulawesi. Private collection of Rick Bennet Two Antique Blue & White Medicine Jars. Vietnam, circa 1500. Hand worked clay with under glaze blue painting. Traditional foliate motifs. Firing faults to one end some wear to The other is rim.... [Lire la suite]
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23 juin 2011

18th century Worcester Blue and White Chinoiszerie @ Lyon & Turnbull

Worcester Blue and White barrel shapped teapot, circa 1760. 2011 © Copyright  - Lyon & Turnbull with flat cover, the sides and cover relief moulded with Chinese landscape scenes, painted with floral sprigs, blue mark; 11.5cm high - Estimate £400-600 Worcester Blue and White 'Man with a bomb' pattern sauceboat, circa 1765 . 2011 © Copyright  - Lyon & Turnbull of shaped moulded form with scroll handle, each side decorated with a Chinese figure in a landscape, blue crescent mark, 20cm wide,... [Lire la suite]
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19 juin 2011

Kangxi blue and white porcelain @ Bonhams. Fine Asian Art, 21 Jun 2011, San Francisco

  A pair of blue and white yenyen vases. Kangxi Marks and Period. Photo Bonhams The trumpet neck surrounded by a pair of dragons chasing a flaming pearl amid clouds and flames while three other dragons appear in same activity to the curving body, the inset foot surrounding a glazed and recessed base bearing the six-character mark in regular script within a double ring.; 18in (46cm) high. Estimate: US$10,000 - 15,000 Property from a New York Private Collection A blue and white porcelain yenyen vase. Kangxi Period. Photo... [Lire la suite]
17 juin 2011

A pair of blue and white porcelain dragon bowls. Jiajing Mark and Period

A pair of blue and white porcelain dragon bowls. Jiajing Mark and Period. Photo Bonhams Each of inverted bell form with a flared rim and tall foot, a dragon roundel centering the floor of the well and two dragons on the exterior walls pursuing a flaming pearl above a jeweled lappet band, the recessed base displaying the six-character mark in regular script enclosed within a double ring. 6 1/8 (15.5cm) diameter - Estimate: US$10,000 - 15,000 Bonhams. Fine Asian Art, 21 Jun 2011, San Francisco www.bonhams.com
17 juin 2011

A blue and white porcelain dish with phoenix and floral spray decoration. Ming Dynasty, 16th/17th Century

A blue and white porcelain dish with phoenix and floral spray decoration. Ming Dynasty, 16th-17th Century. Photo Bonhams The deep dish surrounded on the exterior and interior walls with a band of lotus blossoms and leaf scrolls that repeat across the floor of the well in a roundel with opposing phoenix. 12in (30.5cm) diameter. Estimate: US$1,500 - 2,500 Bonhams. Fine Asian Art, 21 Jun 2011, San Francisco www.bonhams.com
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13 juin 2011

A blue and white "conch" buddhist emblem, Ming Dynasty, early 15th century

A blue and white "conch" buddhist emblem, Ming Dynasty, early 15th century. Photo Sotheby's a conche finement modelée surgissant de flots tumultueux au dessus d'une base figurant des rochers, le bleu sous couverte rehaussant les reliefs en s'oxydant vers le noir par endroits, la base non-émaillée ; petites sautes d'émail, fêle de cuisson à la base ; 27,5 cm, 10 7/8 in. Estiùate 30,000-40,000 - Unsold. Note: Porcelain Buddhist altar emblems are well known from the Qing dynasty; however these are extremely rare from any earlier... [Lire la suite]
03 juin 2011

A fine and rare blue and white 'three friends' bowl. Kangxi six-character mark within double-circles and of the period

A fine and rare blue and white 'Three friends' bowl. Kangxi six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1662-1722). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 The exterior well painted in bright blue tones with pine, prunus and bamboo between double lines around the rim and base, the interior with a central cloud medallion; 5 1/4 in. (13.4 cm.) diam., box. Estimate HK$400,000 - HK$600,000($51,657 - $77,486). Price Realized HK$1,940,000 ($250,539) Provenance: W.B.R. Neave HillPreviously sold at Christie's London, 12... [Lire la suite]
03 juin 2011

A rare large reverse-decorated blue and white dish. Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period

A rare large reverse-decorated blue and white dish. Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Finely decorated on both sides with white gardenia blossoms borne on leafy branches against a vibrant powder-blue ground, the flower petals and veins of leaves detailed with fine slip-trailing, all within a single line border encircling the central medallion and with double-lines at the mouth rim above continuous floral meanders; 13 1/8 in. (33.3 cm.) diam.,... [Lire la suite]