05 septembre 2009

A collection of peachbloom-glazed porcelains @ Christie's Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art

A peachbloom-glazed chrysanthemum vase, juban ping. Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722) The elegant ovoid body molded with a band of chrysanthemum petals above the rounded foot and surmounted by a tall neck flaring towards the white rim, the exterior covered with a greyish-rose glaze with areas of deep rose mottling and shading to paler tone in the recesses of the chrysanthemum band to outline the petals, the interior of the mouth of matching rose tone finely mottled with tiny flecks of... [Lire la suite]
31 août 2009

Highlights of Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property From the Arthur M. Sackler Collections @ Christi'es

This September, Christie’s is pleased to offer over 350 lots of fine Chinese porcelain, jade, furniture and works of art from diverse collections. Following on the heels of the record setting March sales in New York, Christie’s once again looks forward to a highly successful sale of exceptional Chinese works of art. Highlights of this sale. An important and rare imperial Guangzhou tribute embellished ivory and tortoiseshell fan. Qianlong period (1736-1795) Made of very thin, finely woven ivory caning mounted in a... [Lire la suite]
13 août 2009

A famille verte jar and wood cover, Kangxi (1662-1722)

A famille verte jar and wood cover, Kangxi (1662-1722) painted to the body in vibrant enamels with alternating panels of a ladies before jardineres of flowering chrysanthemum and still-lifes of archaistic vases and censers, the pierced wood cover with an inset jade duck roundel -- 12 5/8in. (32cm.) high. Est. £2,000 - £3,000 Notes: Previously published in the Collection of Chinese and Other Far Eastern Art, Assembled by Yamanaka & Company, New York, 1943, no. 1022. Christie's. Chinese Works of Art. 10 September... [Lire la suite]
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07 août 2009

A matched pair of center tables mounted with Kraak, Arita and Kangxi porcelain.. Probably German. Circa 1720.

A matched pair of center tables mounted with Kraak, Arita and Kangxi porcelain.. Probably German. Circa 1720.    Of blue and white porcelain and black lacquered wood. Each surmounted by a circular dish of Chinese Kraak porcelain resting on a conforming lacquered disk, above a flared vase of Japanese Arita porcelain, the shaped feet mounted to each side with Kangxi porcelain saucers, the stem terminating in a shaped finial. Height : 81.00 cm. Diameter : 52.00 cm. Price on applicationThese centre tables, with their... [Lire la suite]
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26 juillet 2009

Three Chinese porcelains @ Christie's Interiors

A Chinese famille verte biscuit Guanyin. Kangxi (1662-1722) Seated with downcast eyes, a small boy in her lap, wearing a flower-strewn green scarf over matching shawl and a long, tasselled necklace. 9in. (23cm.) high, wood stand. Est. £500 - £800 A pair of small Chinese famille rose lamped vases. The porcelain, Yongzheng (1723-1735) Each of square sectioned form, painted to each sides with narrative scenes of ladies and gentlemen amongst balconies and fenced gardens. The porcelain, 7 5/8in. (20cm.) high,... [Lire la suite]
18 juillet 2009

Masterpieces du Museo Museo Nazionale della Ceramica “Duca di Martina” (Napoli)

Vaso “meiping” a forma di fenice. Cina, fine dinastia Yuang-inizia dinastia Ming. Seconda metà Sec. XIV, porcellana, 54,5 cm. Collezione Duca di Martina. Inv. 3525. Museo Nazionale della Ceramica “Duca di Martina” (Napoli) Le couvercle représentant une tête de phénix n'est pas chinois. Certains chercheurs pensent que c'est vietnamien, mais je n'y crois pas. Je pencherais plus pour un travail persan ou européen plus tardif puisque c'est de la porcelaine. Immortale taoista su qilin, Cina, dinastia Qing, era Kangxi,... [Lire la suite]
17 juillet 2009

Two 'One Hundred Antiques' porcelains, Xuande Marks,18th Century & Kangxi

A pair of café-au-lait glazed porcelain bowls with famille verte decoration. Xuande Marks,18th Century The coffee brown glaze applied to the exterior walls as the ground for 'One Hundred Antiques' painted in brilliantly hued enamels also used for the ribboned Daoist symbols on the interior six-character marks in underglaze blue (hairline crack to one bowl). 6 1/8in (15.5cm) diameter - Estimate: $1,200 - 1,500 A famille verte enameled export porcelain covered jar. Kangxi Its cover and cylindrical walls displaying... [Lire la suite]
16 juillet 2009

A group of blue and white porcelains, Kangxi Period @ Bonhams

A blue and white porcelain dish. Xuande Mark, Kangxi Its wide, flat well painted with crane roundels surrounded by cloud scrolls and the reverse bearing the six-character mark enclosed within a double ring. 9 3/4in (25cm) diameter - Estimate: $2,500 - 4,000 A blue and white porcelain deep dish with calligraphy design. Jiajing Mark, Kangxi Period Its curving well painted with a scholar and his sleeping attendant at night in a mist-filled garden with eleven-character inscription, reversed by a garden pavilion and... [Lire la suite]
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12 juillet 2009

A collection of Chinese blue and white at Chrostoe's Interiors

A pair of Chinese blue and white jars and covers . 18th century Each painted with four phoenix flying amongst oversized scrolling peony sprays and dense foliage. 16¾in. (42.6cm.) high (2) Estimate £3,000 - £4,000 A pair of Chinese celadon ground blue and white vases and covers. 19th century Each with applied twin dragons to the shoulder, painted to the body with a tiger amongst a rocky landscape, the reverse with chrysanthemum sprays issuing from rockworks, Buddhistic lion finial to covers. 24½in. (62.2cm.) high (2)... [Lire la suite]
11 juillet 2009

A collection of chinese monochromes @ Bonhams San Francisco

A powder blue glazed yenyen vase with gilt decoration. Kangxi The stippled cobalt ground painted in gilt with phoenix panels to the exterior neck and the lower body with opposing dragons chasing a flaming pearl separated by smaller reserves of fish and crabs, the interior of the neck and the recessed base displaying the white ground of the fabric beneath a colorless glaze. 17 7/8in (45.5cm) high - Estimate: $5,000 - 6,000 A monochrome glazed porcelain stem cup with anhua decoration. Yongzheng Mark, 19th Century The... [Lire la suite]