29 janvier 2011

Kangxi Blue and White @ Vanderven & Vanderven Oriental Art

Blue and White ‘Bacchus’ Charger. China, Kangxi period (1662 – 1722). Courtesy Vanderven & Vanderven Oriental Art Diameter: 37,5 cm. Price on request Provenance: private collection, Belgium A rare large charger decorated with a Western mythological scene of Dionysus, or Bacchus, the Greco-Roman god of wine and merriment. Because of these connotations, he was a favoured symbol for the dining room. Further European influence can be seen in the gadrooned rim, which was copied from silver models. Similar chargers are in... [Lire la suite]
26 janvier 2011

Two Chinese Export blue and white jars and covers and a ewer. the jars; circa 1700, the ewer; circa 1650

Two Chinese Export blue and white jars and covers and a ewer. the jars; circa 1700, the ewer; circa 1650. photo Sotheby's 3 pieces; height of tallest 11 1/4 in. (28.6 cm) - Estimate 3,000—5,000 USD. Lot Sold 7,188 USD PROVENANCE: The Chinese Porcelain Company, New York, 1995 Sotheby's. Property from the Collection of Charles Ryskamp Sold for the Primary Benefit of Princeton University, 25 Jan 11, New York www.sothebys.com
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25 janvier 2011

Chinese Export, blue and white, garniture, Kangxi period,

o A Chinese Export blue and white part dinner service, circa 1740. photo Sotheby's each piece painted with a scene from 'The Western Chamber', within a patterned border, comprising: a pair of soup tureens, covers and stands, a pair of circular small tureens and covers, a pair of butter tubs, covers and stands, a pair of sauce tureens and stands, two 15-inch circular plates, two 12½-inch circular plates, two 17-inch platters, two 14-inch platters, two 12½-inch platters, four 11-inch circular bowls, two 10-inch circular... [Lire la suite]
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23 janvier 2011

A Chinese porcelain minyao blue and white bowl. Six character mark of Kangxi within a double ring and of the period, 1662-1722.

A Chinese porcelain minyao blue and white bowl. Six character mark of Kangxi within a double ring and of the period, 1662-1722. Courtesy Marchantof thinly potted deep form, painted on the exterior with four panels divided by rocks and clouds, with figural scenes of soldiers, monks, ladies with their attendants and a scholar holding a fan behind a wall, the interior painted with five boys at play by a rocky ledge with a building in the distance. 7 5/8 inches, 19.4cm diameter. Price on request • Formerly from a... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2011

Blue & White Double Phoenix Saucer. Ming Dynasty, Wanli Period (1573-1619).

Blue & White Double Phoenix Saucer. Ming Dynasty, Wanli Period (1573-1619). Courtesy Vermeer & Griggs A blue and white saucer decorated on the interior with two mythological phoenix birds in flight, each with outspread wings and streaming tail amongst stylized clouds framed by a linked ruyi cloud border. The exterior painted with pendent prunus branches with a song bird perched upon them in opposing position encircled by double line borders. On the base is painted the six character kaishu mark... [Lire la suite]
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19 janvier 2011

A Chinese porcelain blue and white saucer dish. Kangxi, circa 1680.

A Chinese porcelain blue and white saucer dish. Kangxi, circa 1680. Courtesy Marchantwith gently flaring rim, painted with two large carp swimming amongst three shrimp and aquatic plants beneath a single line in underglaze blue, the underside with four aquatic plant sprays. The base with a lingzhi fungus mark within a double ring in underglaze blue, encircled by a wide channel foot rim. 13 ¾ inches, 35.2cm diameter. Condition: Rim crack and chips restored. Pricve on request. • Formerly in the collection of Professor D. R.... [Lire la suite]
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19 janvier 2011

A Chinese porcelain blue and white bottle vase. Chongzhen, 1628-1644.

A Chinese porcelain blue and white bottle vase. Chongzhen, 1628-1644. Courtesy Marchantof compressed globular form with tall flaring neck and central bulb, painted on the body with a dignitary meeting a lady in a fenced garden, the gentleman with three attendants, one holding a canopy, the other a halbard and a third with an axe, all amongst rockwork, banana plants and “V”-shaped grass, the reverse with a cloud bank beneath cloud scrolls and the moon, the shoulder with a continuous band of flowering asters amongst foliage,... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2011

Dutch Delft blue and white from the property of a Distinguished Private Collector @ Christie's New York

An assembled three-piece Dutch Delft blue and white 18th century-style garniture, spurious 'LPK' and 'JV' marks. The tallest 23½in. (59.6cm.) high over cover (6) - Price Realized $3,750 Property of a Distinguished Private Collector, New York Three Dutch Delft blue and white tobacco jars and two brass covers, circa 1710-1760. please see condition report for mark information; together with a Dutch Delft wet drug jar of similar date, labeled for 'A. FAENICVLI'The largest 12¼in. (31.1cm.) high (6) - Price Realized... [Lire la suite]
10 janvier 2011

Blue and white porcelains @ Christie's, Chinese Export Art , 25 January 2011, New York

A massive pair of blue and white jars and covers, 19th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 In Kangxi style, the swelling sides tapering to a flat base, decorated with an overall pattern of shaped panels showing landscapes or flowering plants reserved on a blue ground of scrolling chrysanthemum vine, a classic border on the short necks and the domed covers surmounted by Buddhist lion knops; 33¾ in. (85.7 cm.) high (4) - Estimate $20,000 - $30,000 A blue and white spiral-fluted five-piece garniture. Kangxi... [Lire la suite]
31 décembre 2010

17th century London & English Delft chinoiserie

A London Delft named and dated blue and white chinoiserie mug. 1635, Southwark, probably Pickleherring Quay. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Barrel-shaped, painted with a frieze of 'birds-on-rocks' among flowering plants and insects, the neck inscribed and dated :EDMVND:PEIRSON:&:ELIZABETH 1635, the lower body with a band of S-scrolls; 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) high - Estimate $70,000 - $90,000 Provenance: A.E. Blake; Sotheby's, London, 26 May 1970, lot 43.Thomas Burn, Rous Lench Court; Sotheby's, London, 1 July 1986,... [Lire la suite]