27 mai 2010

Kangxi blue & white porcelains @ Nagel Auctions. Fine Asian Art. May 7th 2010

A rare pair of erotic-subject gu-shaped blue and white porcelain vases, China, Kangxi period. © 2010 Nagel - Auction H. 26,1 cm. The middle section with Scenes from the Romance of the Western Chamber, the bases painted with erotic scenes. Est. 18 000 € Lot sold 35 000 € Provenance: Christie's London, 7.4.1997, Lot 25 A fine and large triple-gourd-shaped blue and white porcelain vase, China, Kangxi period.  © 2010 Nagel - Auction H. 69,5 cm. Est. 15 000 € Lot sold 20 000 € Property from an old German... [Lire la suite]
07 mars 2009

A Cafe-Au-Lait-Glazed Shallow Bowl, Qianlong Mark and Period

A Café-Au-Lait-Glazed Shallow Bowl, Qianlong Mark and Period the gently rounded sides rising from a shallow foot to a lightly flared rim, the body embellished with a raised double bow-string band, the interior and exterior covered with a slightly iridescent cafe-au-lait-glaze of light reddish-brown tone, the base glazed white. diameter 6 5/8 in., 16.8 cm. Estimate 12,000—15,000 USD PROVENANCE: Acquired from a German dealer before 1924.Brought to the United States circa 1934, by Gertrude Morgenroth, Great Neck, New... [Lire la suite]