19 juin 2011

A peach bloom glazed porcelain beehive water pot & a celadon glazed porcelain bottle vase with carved decoration. Kangxi Period

A peach bloom glazed porcelain beehive water pot. Kangxi Mark and Period.  Photo Bonhams Its curving exterior walls incised with three dragon roundels and covered with a mottled rosy-red layer exhibiting patches of faint green beneath the celadon-tinged glaze covering the interior and the base centered with the underglaze blue six-character mark in two rows of regular script, the original mouth and neck replaced by a metal band mount; 5in (12.5cm) diameter. Estimate: US$5,000 - 7,000 Property Formerly from the Daibutsu... [Lire la suite]
01 mai 2011

A Ming blue and white bottle vase. Jiajing period (1522-1566)

A Ming blue and white bottle vase. Jiajing period (1522-1566). Photo Christies Ltd 2011 Painted around the pear-shaped body with large lotus flowers with feathery petals borne on leafy meandering scrolls, all above a lappet band at the foot, the shoulder with a wide band enclosing a stylised leafy scrolls, the base with a four-character inscription reading 'yong bao chang chun'; 9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high. Estimate £10,000 - £15,000 ($16,710 - $25,065) Notes: Yong bao chang chun may be translated as 'Eternal life and everlasting... [Lire la suite]
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26 avril 2011

Blue and White 'Lotus' Guan Jar, 'Dragon' bottle vase & Qingbai Ewer and Cover. Yuan Dynasty

A rare large Blue and White 'Lotus' Guan Jar. Late Yuan-Early Ming dynasties. Photo Sotheby's robustly potted in ovoid form with a short splayed neck set with a slightly everted rim flange, boldly painted in a dark, greyish cobalt blue with a broad stylised lotus scroll around the centre, with six large blooms alternating in full view and in profile among dense scrolling foliage and attendant buds, set between pendent and upright petal lappets draping the shoulder and skirting the waist, the shoulder lappets containing Buddhist and... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2011

A Langyao-red bottle vase. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period.

A Langyao-red bottle vase. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. Photo Sotheby's the globular body rising to a tall cylindrical neck, covered overall in a thick bright raspberry-red glaze, streaking slightly down the sides and pooling just above the neatly trimmed tapering foot, the glaze further suffuse.d with a tight network of crackles, the base applied with a crackled straw glaze; 42 cm., 16 1/2 in  Estimate 400,000—600,000 HKD. Lot Sold 500,000 HKD PROVENANCE: Yamanaka & Co., no. 2 (according to label).Sotheby's New... [Lire la suite]
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03 avril 2011

Chinese celadon-glazed & Ru-type vases from a Palm Beach Private Collector

A Chinese celadon-glazed bottle vase. Qing dynasty, 18th- 19th century. photo Sotheby's the bulbous body tapering to a slender neck and a molded garlic-head mouth, all covered in an even pale celadon glaze; height 11 in. 28 cm. Estimate 15,000—25,000 USD. Lot Sold 68,500 USD A Chinese Ru-type bottle vase. Qing dynasty, 18th- 19th century. photo Sotheby's covered in a rich gray-blue glaze suffused with fine yellow-brown crackling, the foot dressed in brown; height 11 1/4 in. 28.6 cm. Estimate 10,000—15,000 USD. Lot Sold... [Lire la suite]
29 janvier 2011

Kangxi Blue and White @ Vanderven & Vanderven Oriental Art

Blue and White ‘Bacchus’ Charger. China, Kangxi period (1662 – 1722). Courtesy Vanderven & Vanderven Oriental Art Diameter: 37,5 cm. Price on request Provenance: private collection, Belgium A rare large charger decorated with a Western mythological scene of Dionysus, or Bacchus, the Greco-Roman god of wine and merriment. Because of these connotations, he was a favoured symbol for the dining room. Further European influence can be seen in the gadrooned rim, which was copied from silver models. Similar chargers are in... [Lire la suite]
25 janvier 2011

A pair of Chinese Export Famille-Verte powder-blue-ground bottle vases, Kangxi period, early 18th century

A pair of Chinese Export Famille-Verte powder-blue-ground bottle vases, Kangxi period, early 18th century. photo Sotheby's reserved with panels of objects and flowering plants. height 8 1/2 in., 21.6 cm - Estimate 5,000—7,000 USD. Lot Sold 3,125 USD Sotheby's. Important Americana Including American Stoneware Assembled by Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Hochberg, 21 Jan 11, New York www.sothebys.com
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]
28 novembre 2010

Yongzheng miniature copper-red vase

A miniature copper-red vase; Yongzheng. photo Bonhams Of elegant pear-shaped form, covered all over with a rich mottled red glaze, thinning at the mouth to an opaque white, wood stand. 8.4cm high; Sold for HK$48,000 Provenance:/ Formerly in the collection of Brodie and Enid Lodge Exhibited 出版: The Oriental Ceramics Society, Monochrome Porcelain of the Ming and Manchu Dynasties, London, October 1948, no.5.清雍正 紅釉荸薺扁瓶擺件來源:Brodie 與 Enid Lodge舊藏 Bonhams. Bloch Collection; Wine and Whisky; Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art & Paintings;... [Lire la suite]
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24 novembre 2010

Chinese Glass @ Bonhams, Hong Kong

A rare red glass bottle vase. Yongzheng four-character wheel-cut mark and of the period. photo Bonhams Of sumptuous globular form, skilfully moulded with a raised ridge at the shoulder and surmounted by a tall tapering neck, the glass of a rich mottled red colour suffused with bubbles and inclusions. 23cm high. Sold for HK$1,560,000 Provenance: Ashkenazie & Co., San Francisco, 12 May 1988.Illustrated 出版: A Chorus of Colors, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, 1995, pp.50-51, no.24R.Kleiner, Chinese Snuff... [Lire la suite]