10 mai 2011

A blue and white cylindrical vase, rolwagen. Circa 1640.

A blue and white cylindrical vase, rolwagen. Circa 1640. Photo Bonhams Brightly painted on one side in tones of characteristic blue with three attendants behind a dignitary standing on a terrace greeting two kneeling figures, beneath stiff leaves on the waisted neck. 46cm (18¼in) high. Estimate: £7,000 - 10,000, HKD 89,000 - 130,000, $ 11,000 - 16,000 Note: The term 'rolwagen', which means nothing in 17th century Dutch, has recently been considered by C.Sheaf, Reflections on Transitional Blue and White, Arts of Asia, Vol.39, Issue... [Lire la suite]
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02 avril 2011

A blue and white sleeve vase. Transitional period.

A blue and white sleeve vase. Transitional period. photo Sotheby's of slender cylindrical form, painted with a scene of an official receiving a scholar and his acolyte while holding a sprig of flowers in his hand, two attendants stand closely behind bearing wrapped gifts, all within a garden landscape with craggy rockwork and various trees including pine, willow, and plantain, the waisted neck further painted with four leafy sprigs of blossoming tulips; height 16 1/2 in., 42 cm. Estimate 35,000—45,000 USD.. Lot Sold  68,500... [Lire la suite]
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27 février 2011

Chinese Wucai Beaker Vase, Transitional Period

Chinese Wucai Beaker Vase, Transitional Period. photo courtesy Doyle New York The bulbous body worked with floral sprays above further floral sprays on the foot and below figures in an interior setting on the neck, unglazed base. Height 16 inches.Large rim chip 2 inches in length, some wear to enamel, scatter rim frits. Estimate $4,000-6,000 Doyle New York. Asian Works of Art. Monday, March 21, 2011 www.doylenewyork.com
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10 janvier 2011

Blue and white porcelains @ Christie's, Chinese Export Art , 25 January 2011, New York

A massive pair of blue and white jars and covers, 19th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 In Kangxi style, the swelling sides tapering to a flat base, decorated with an overall pattern of shaped panels showing landscapes or flowering plants reserved on a blue ground of scrolling chrysanthemum vine, a classic border on the short necks and the domed covers surmounted by Buddhist lion knops; 33¾ in. (85.7 cm.) high (4) - Estimate $20,000 - $30,000 A blue and white spiral-fluted five-piece garniture. Kangxi... [Lire la suite]
07 janvier 2011

Christie's. Chinese Export Art , 25 January 2011, New York

An unusual Wucai five-piece garniture, Kangxi period.. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Comprising three baluster vases and covers and a pair of beaker vases, each with spiral-fluted midsection decorated with colorful flowering vine, the domed covers molded as overlapping petals; 12 5/8 in. (32 cm.) high (8) - Estimate $20,000 - $30,000 A Wucai baluster jar and cover, 17th century.. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Enameled in a bright palette with phoenix flying amidst large peony blooms growing from... [Lire la suite]
30 décembre 2010

Blue & White porcelains from the Lady Lever Art Gallery (1)

Ewer. Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration. H. 18.7 cm. Jingdezhen, China. Transitional period, Shunzhi (1644-1661 AD).. LL 25.  Lady Lever Art Gallery. Ewer with depressed globular body, straight slender neck, and star-shaped mouth. Long spout with foliage attachments. The body is moulded in six lobes. Painted in pale blue with a garden scene. The decorations show a spontaneous, naturalistic style, the subject taken from book illustrations. Exhibited: Lord Leverhulme. Founder of the Lady Lever Art Gallery and Port... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 2010

Wucai baluster jar and cover. Transitional period, circa 1650

A Wucai baluster jar and cover. Transitional period, circa 1650. photo Christie's Ltd 2010  Painted around the body with a scene of a maiden kneeling in tribute before male and female officials, their attendants to one side in front of a large screen and altar table, while a group of maidens play musical instruments on a terrace, all beneath a border of 'cracked-ice' pattern on the shoulder and rocks and flowers on the tapered neck, the cover painted with a scene of three boys playing in a rocky landscape; 15 1/8 in.... [Lire la suite]
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10 septembre 2010

Transitional period Blue & White porcelains @ Christie's

A blue and white cylindrical brushpot. Transitional period, circa 1640. photo Christie's Ltd 2010    Painted with scholars in a terraced landscape being attended to by their young servants while participating in three of the 'Four Scholarly Pursuits', the rim dressed in a brown wash, and the flat foot left unglazed; 7½ in. (19.1 cm.) high, lacquer cover, Japanese wood box - Estimate $20,000 - $30,000 A blue and white sleeve vase. Transitional period, circa 1635-1650. photo Christie's Ltd 2010    ... [Lire la suite]
01 septembre 2010

Chinese Blue & White porcelains @ Doyle New York

Chinese Blue and White Glazed Meiping, Qianlong Seal Mark and of the Period. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York. Delicately drawn with a wide band of foliate lotus and leafy vines between upright overlapping plantain leaves at the foot and pendant lotus panels on the shoulder, the neck with four stylized flowerheads, above a small border of stylized double peach and scrolls. Height 9 3/4 inches. Estimate $150,000 - $200,000. For a similar example see Christie's, Hong Kong, Master Works of Chinese Art, November 5 & 6, 1997,... [Lire la suite]
23 juin 2010

A blue and white porcelain beaker vase. Transitional

A blue and white porcelain beaker vase. Transitional. photo Bonhams Of elongated, waisted form, painted in rich tones of cobalt with a lion seated in a garden amid bamboo shoots and banana plants, the slightly raised horizontal band at mid-section showing peach branches and morning glories above a band of inverted banana leaves; the base unglazed. 15 1/4in (39cm) high - Sold for $7,320 Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art, 22 Jun 2010. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco www.bonhams.com
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