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

An aubergine glazed flanged double gourd vase, 明代 Ming Dynasty, 萬曆 Wanli Period (1573-1619).

An aubergine glazed flanged double gourd vase, 明代 Ming Dynasty, 萬曆 Wanli Period (1573-1619). photo Vermeer & Griggs the lower bulb of campana shape and the upper bulb shouldered below the short neck, each section encircled by four vertical notched flanges, covered overall in a rich purple qiepi zi  (aubergine-eggplant skin purple) glaze pooling around the base which is unglazed and with a shallow rounded foot rim. Height:  6 1/4" (16 cm). Condition: Firing hair crack, three flanges with minor damage.... [Lire la suite]
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23 juin 2010

Kangxi blue and white porcelain vase, double gourd vase & porcelain bowl, Chenghua Mark

A blue and white porcelain vase. Kangxi Period. photo Bonhams Its elongated trumpet neck surrounded by a landscape peopled by a scholar and his attendant while another similar scene surrounds the ovoid body and spreading base supported on the set-in foot ring. 15 3/4in (40cm) high - Sold for $27,450 A fine blue and white porcelain double gourd vase. Kangxi Period. photo Bonhams Painted in richly hued cobalt line and wash with a band of Persian style lilies around the waisted neck, a scholar and his servant in a... [Lire la suite]
23 juin 2010

A blue and white double gourd porcelain vase. Wanli Period.

A blue and white double gourd porcelain vase. Wanli Period. photo Bonhams Of octagonal section, richly decorated in underglaze blue outline and wash with densely drawn diaper patterns around the slender neck and lower shoulder, the upper lobe alternating with peony and garden rock reserves separated by trees forming shou and fu characters while the lower lobes display seasonal flowers arranged in baskets or bronze cauldrons, the shallow recessed base left unglazed. 20in (51cm) high - Sold for $30,500 Bonhams. Fine Asian... [Lire la suite]
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16 mai 2010

Ming dynasty blue and white porcelains @ Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 12 May 10 London

A pair of blue and white garden seats. Ming dynasty, Wanli period. photo Sotheby's each of bombe rounded form with a lion mask handle applied to each side at the centre of the body, painted with a wide central band of peacocks amongst peony issuing from rockwork, between two bands of raised bosses, above a band of breaking waves at the base and below a band of shaped cloud collar panels of peony, the upper surface with four Buddhistic lions playing animatedly with brocade balls, around a central pierced roundel in the form of a... [Lire la suite]
04 juillet 2009

Two Dutch Delft chinoiserie, circa 1680 and 1740 sold @ Christie's Amsterdam

A large Dutch Delft blue and white chinoiserie double gourd vase. Circa 1680 Painted with two tiers of fan-shaped panels depicting chinoiserie figures between keyfret-pattern bands enriched with similar vignettes, interspersed with floral clusters and all above a monkey, deer and dragon among flowering plants, base chip and minor glaze frits. 51 cm. high. Estimate €5,000 - €7,000 - Price Realized €29,800 Literature: D.& R. Aronson, Dutch Delftware, Amsterdam, 2005, p. 5, nr.2 A Dutch Delft polychrome Chinoiserie... [Lire la suite]
01 juillet 2009

Three Chinese Transitional blue and white porcelains. Circa 1645 & Mid 17th Century

A Chinese Transitional blue and white jar. Circa 1645 Painted to the globular sides with a continuous equestrian hunting scene. 15.6 cm. high. Est. €5,000 - €6,000  A Chinese Transitional blue and white double gourd vase. Mid 17th Century Finely painted with two hunting scenes, the lower one depicting four equestrian figures hunting a deer, the upper scene showing a single huntsman shooting a deer with bow and arrow, the waisted neck with stylised tulips, rim restoration. 32.8 cm. high. Est. €4,000 - €6,000  ... [Lire la suite]
01 juillet 2009

A collection of chinese blue and white, Wanli period (1573-1619) @ Christie's Amsterdam

A Chinese late Ming blue and white silver-mounted bottle vase . Wanli (1573-1619), the silver 17th Century Of pear shape painted with three standing cranes among lotus scrolls, all reserved on a washed-blue ground, the bulbous neck with silver mounting and cover. 29 cm. high. Est. €4,000 - €6,000 Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Drs A.M. Sengers. Exhibited: Exhibited at The Hague Municipal Museum, May 1983, no. 33 in the exhibition of VOC silver.Exhibited in 'Schatten uit de Oost' or 'De Kunst van het... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2009

A group of six chinese porcelain copper red-glazed tablewares, 18th-early 20th century

A group of six chinese porcelain copper red-glazed tablewares, 18th-early 20th century comprising a small double gourd vase; a dish; a circular seal paste box and cover, with six character apocryphal Kangxi mark; a small water pot; a censer; and an ink palette; together with an enameled pinkish-red small dish, qianlong mark. The dish, the largest, 7¾in. (19.7cm.) diameter (8) Estimate $1,500 - $2,000 Christie's. Christie's Interiors. 1 - 2 April 2009. New York, Rockefeller Plaza www.christies.com Image 2009 Christie's Ltd
02 mars 2009

A Blue and White Double Gourd 'Lotus' Vase, Ming Dynasty, Early 16th Century

A Blue and White Double Gourd 'Lotus' Vase, Ming Dynasty,  Early 16th Century the two globular sections painted in underglaze-blue with large scrolling lotus and dramatically serrated leaves, the collar of the mid-section with a band of small scrolling lotus, below a border containing two beribboned ruyi-heads, the narrow neck painted with a double-floral diaper, with ruyi-head lappets on the short straight foot, Japanese wood box (2). height 13 in., 33 cm. Estimate 6,000—8,000 USD Sotheby's. Chinese Works of Art. 17... [Lire la suite]