14 juillet 2011

Chinese Imperial porcelain blue and white, underglaze copper-red and celadon vase. Six-character mark of Kangxi and period

A Chinese Imperial porcelain blue and white, underglaze copper-red and celadon vase. Six-character mark of Kangxi in underglaze blue and of the period, 1662-1722. Courtesy Marchant of club form slightly tapering towards the foot, painted on each facet with a mountainous river landscape with houses, viewing pavilions, pine, wuti and incised celadon rockwork, two panels with fishermen, one beneath the moon, each panel within underglaze blue double lines, the flat shoulder with four sprays of prunus, lotus, bamboo and daisy... [Lire la suite]
14 juillet 2011

A pair of Chinese porcelain blue and white triple-gourd bottle vases, Kangxi, 1662-1722

A pair of Chinese porcelain blue and white triple-gourd bottle vases, Kangxi, 1662-1722. Courtesy Marchant each painted on the lower section with archaic bronze style taotieh masks between stylized animal heads, the centre bulb with three further taotieh masks and the top bulb with three archaic style characters in white on blue-ground roundels beneath lappets on the cylindrical tall neck, all between underglaze blue double lines. 9 7/8th inches, 25.1 cm high. Price on request. Formerly in the collection of Richard Bennett,... [Lire la suite]
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23 janvier 2011

A Chinese Ming Imperial porcelain yellow glazed saucer dish. Six character mark of Jiajing within a double ring and of the perio

A Chinese Ming Imperial porcelain yellow glazed saucer dish. Six character mark of Jiajing within a double ring and of the period, 1522-1566. Courtesy Marchantwith flared rim, covered over all in a rich and even egg yolk yellow glaze slightly pooling on the exterior of the foot rim, the base glazed white; 6 7/8 inches, 17.5cm diameter. Price on request • Formerly in a private English collection. • Two similar dishes given by Sir. A.W. Franks, OAF.42, are illustrated by Jessica Harrison-Hall in Ming Ceramics in the... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2011

A Chinese Longquan celadon glazed shallow bowl. Early Ming dynasty, 15th Century.

A Chinese Longquan celadon glazed shallow bowl. Early Ming dynasty, 15th Century.  Courtesy Marchantwith flat everted rim, carved in the well with three phoenix birds in flight amongst insects, encircled by a continuous scrolling branch of flowering lotus, the exterior with a band of lappets above the foot, covered over all in a rich celadon glaze, the base with a burnt red unglazed ring.; 6 3/8 inches, 16.3cm diameter. Price on request • Formerly in a private Japanese collection. MARCHANT;... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2011

A Chinese porcelain famille verte wine cup of conical form.. Six character mark of Chenghua within a double square, late Kangxi

A Chinese porcelain famille verte wine cup of conical form.. Six character mark of Chenghua within a double square, late Kangxi, circa 1720. Courtesy Marchantdelicately painted with a standing scholar holding a staff beside a deer holding a single piece of lingzhi in its mouth, the reverse with a pine tree amongst rockwork, 3 5/8 inches, 9.2cm diameter. Price on request • Formerly in a private Dutch collection. • Previously sold by Bluett and Sons, London. MARCHANT; www.marchantiques.com
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19 janvier 2011

A Chinese porcelain blue and white bottle vase. Chongzhen, 1628-1644.

A Chinese porcelain blue and white bottle vase. Chongzhen, 1628-1644. Courtesy Marchantof compressed globular form with tall flaring neck and central bulb, painted on the body with a dignitary meeting a lady in a fenced garden, the gentleman with three attendants, one holding a canopy, the other a halbard and a third with an axe, all amongst rockwork, banana plants and “V”-shaped grass, the reverse with a cloud bank beneath cloud scrolls and the moon, the shoulder with a continuous band of flowering asters amongst foliage,... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2011

A Chinese porcelain wucai baluster vase and cover, Shunzhi, 1644-1661

A Chinese porcelain wucai baluster vase and cover, Shunzhi, 1644-1661. Courtesy Marchantpainted in a continuous scene with three standing dignitaries holding hu tablets and their attendants in front of a large landscape screen amongst rockwork, banana plant and a cloud bank, the shoulder with a band of cracked ice beneath branches of chrysanthemum, camellia and rockwork on the neck, the cover decorated with three boys, plants and rockwork. 13 ¾ inches, 34.9cm total height. Condition: Body star crack extending to the rim and small... [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]
10 janvier 2010

A Chinese porcelain blue and white bottle vase, four character mark of Chenghua. Kangxi 1662-1722.

A Chinese porcelain blue and white bottle vase, four character mark of Chenghua. Kangxi 1662-1722. with slender cylindrical neck and gently flaring rim, painted with the moon goddess Chang Er and nine of her attendants, some with scroll, wrapped qin, peach, white hare, osmanthus sprig and fan respectively, all in a continuous scene with screen, wuti and cloud scrolls beneath the lotus topped roof and the moon. 13 3/4 inches, 34.9cm high. Price on application. Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Robert B.... [Lire la suite]
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