18 mai 2011

A blanc-de-chine pear-shaped vase & A rare blanc-de-chine barrel-shaped jar and cover. 18th century

A blanc-de-chine pear-shaped vase. 18th century. Photo Bonhams The slender body applied on one side with a tall upright coiling branch of plum blossom, the shoulder with two amusing elephant-head handles, the ears open. 26.5cm (10½in) high. Estimate: £4,000 - 6,000, HKD 51,000 - 76,000, $ 6,500 - 9,800. Unsold. A rare blanc-de-chine barrel-shaped jar and cover. 18th century. Photo Bonhams The exterior applied with a large spray of plum blossom, between two applied lion-mask handles and small bosses around the rims. 14.5cm... [Lire la suite]
30 avril 2011

A fine green enamel 'dragon' jar and cover. Seal mark and of the period of Qianlong.

A fine green enamel 'dragon' jar and cover. Seal mark and of the period of Qianlong. Photo Sotheby's the globular tapering body rising to a rounded shoulder set with a short straight neck, decorated in green enamel with a pair of ferocious dragons, each chasing a 'flaming pearl' amongst scrolling clouds, all beneath a frieze of bajixiang, the cover similarly decorated with a coiled dragon chasing a 'flaming pearl', the recessed base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark; 21.5 cm., 8 1/2 in. Estimate... [Lire la suite]
30 avril 2011

A fine 'green dragon' jar and cover. Qianlong seal mark and of the period

A fine 'green dragon' jar and cover. Qianlong seal mark and of the period. Photo Bonhams Typically painted in delicate blue and enamelled in rich translucent pale apple-green around the body with two large five-clawed dragons striding in mutual pursuit of flaming pearls, between bands of Buddhist emblems around the shoulder and stiff lappets above the foot, the squared domed cover with a central coiled dragon. 21cm (8¼in) high (2). Estimate: £60,000 - 100,000, HKD 760,000 - 1,300,000, $ 98,000 - 160,000 Provenance: acquired at... [Lire la suite]
31 octobre 2010

A celadon jar and cover, China, Yuan-early Ming dynasty.

A celadon jar and cover, China, Yuan-early Ming dynasty. photo courtesy Nagel D. 33 cm. Rim of cover and the body partly restored - Estimate 2 000 € Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 4th 2010 www.auction.de
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29 août 2010

Tang potery @ Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. 16 - 17 September 2010

A blue-glazed pottery jar and cover. Tang dynasty (618-907). Photo: Christie´s Images Ltd 2010 Covered with a rich dark blue glaze that continues over the lipped rim and falls in an irregular line on the lower body to expose some of the white slip underlayer, the interior covered with a clear glaze wash, raised on a ring foot, the body of buff color, the domed cover similarly glazed; 8¾ in. (22.2 cm.) high - Estimate $20,000 - $30,000 Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong, 1984. Notes: The result of Oxford Authentication... [Lire la suite]
12 décembre 2009

A blue and white pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping & a white-glazed jar and cover. Yuan dynasty, 14th century

A very rare blue and white pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping. Yuan dynasty (1279-1368) Image 2009 Christie's Ltd Freely painted to the body in deep purplish tones with a dignitary wearing long flowing robes in an outdoor setting, the reverse with a full grown buck, divided by rocky outcrops issuing foliage and below stylised cloud scrolls and mountain peaks, 10 3/4in. (27.5 cm.) high. Price Realized HK$980,000 ($127,054) 元 青花人物圖玉壺春瓶 Provenance: Previously sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 25 October 1993, lot 715 Notes:... [Lire la suite]
01 novembre 2009

Kangxi blue and white porcelains @ Nagel Auctions

A good pair of blue and white squirrel and wine blue and white porcelain jars and covers, China, Kangxi period One cover with chip under the rim, the other cover with small rim chips or frits. H. 60,5 cm. Est. 7500,00 € Property from an European private collection A good blue and white potiche and cover, China, early Kangxi period Good condition. H. 23,5 cm. Est. 1900,00 € Property from an old German Aristocratic family Cf. 'The Chinese Porcelain Company 'Important Chinese Export Porcelain from... [Lire la suite]
01 juillet 2009

A collection of chinese blue and white, Kangxi (1662-1722)

A Chinese blue and white 'dragon' vase. Kangxi (1662-1722) The slender baluster sides painted with a large writhing dragon clasping the 'sacred' pearl in one claw amongst firing cloud scrolls, the slightly flaring neck encircled by bands of ruyi, clouds, keyfret and jewels, small glaze crack. 46.6 cm. high. Est. €6,000 - €9,000 A Chinese blue and white rouleau vase. Kangxi (1662-1722) The cylindrical body painted with a continuous river landscape with steep rocks, a solitary figure seated on an outcrop, three... [Lire la suite]
18 juin 2009

A collection of chinese blue and white, Wanli period (1573-1620)

A chinese blue and white 'hundred crane' jar and matched cover. Wanli period (1573-1620) Reverse decorated with cranes in flight amongst scrolling clouds, the domed cover with replacement silver swing handle. 16 1/8 in. (41 cm.) high. Estimate £10 000- £20 000 - Price Realized £24 375 A chinese large blue and white pear-shaped vase. Wanli period (1573-1620) Brightly painted around the body in bright shades of cobalt blue with horses galloping freely amidst large lotus blooms borne on leafy scrolls,... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2009

A celadon jade lotus jar and cover

A celadon jade lotus jar and cover carved as two lotus pods joined together, with a budding flower to the reverse, all 'tied' together, jade cover, wood cover and wood stand. 10cm., 3 7/8in. Est. 4,000—6,000 GBP. Lot Sold 5,000 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 13 May 09. London www.sothebys.com
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