16 mai 2011

Six famille verte saucer dishes, probably 18th century

Six famille verte saucer dishes. Five with Chenghua six-character marks, one with a Yongzheng six-character mark, the porcelain probably 18th century. Photo Bonhams Delicately and brightly enamelled on each plain dish, five with a single green-robed lady variously punting a leaf raft, accompanied by a mythical phoenix, riding a cloud, accompanied by a deer, and greeting a small boy, the sixth dish with two elegant ladies watching two flying butterflies. 20.5cm (8 1/8in) diam. (6). Sold for £264,000 Bonhams.... [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]
04 mai 2009

A large lotos porcelain bowl, China, Chenghua six-character mark, Jiajing period

A large lotos porcelain bowl, China, Chenghua six-character mark, Jiajing period Short hairline crack to rim, rim frits. D. 38 cm. Est. 6 000 EUR. Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de