22 mai 2009

A 'famille-rose' bowl. Qianlong mark and period

A 'famille-rose' bowl. Qianlong mark and period the gently rounded flaring sides rising from a short straight foot to an everted rim, painted in rich cobalt-blue tones to the interior with a shou medallion encircled by strapwork bands, the exterior with iron-red bands of ribbon-tied bajixiang reserved on a delicate 'famille-rose' leafy scroll ground. 15cm., 5 7/8 in. Est. 3,000—5,000 GBP. Lot Sold 9,000 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 13 May 09. London www.sothebys.com
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22 mai 2009

Chinese coral-glazed ceramics, 18th century from Christie's Belgravia and Lake Geneva Two European Collection

A chinese coral-glazed bowl , 18th century With lines of calligraphy advising on the art of drinking, the white glazed interior with famille rose flower sprays, with wood stand4 in. (10.2 cm.) diam. Est. £800 - £1,200 - Price Realized £813 A chinese coral-glazed dish and a similar bowl , 18th century The dish with Chenghua six character underglazed blue mark to base; and a bowl, with wood stands. The dish - 6¼ in. (15.8 cm.) diam. (2). Est. £500 - £800 - Price Realized £1,063 A chinese coral-glazed bowl , 18th... [Lire la suite]
17 mai 2009

A large celadon-glazed bowl. Ming Dynasty

A large celadon-glazed bowl. Ming Dynasty The deep robustly-potted bowl relief-moulded with lotus scrolls around the exterior, the interior similarly decorated around a central medallion enclosing a lotus spray, covered overall with a sea-green glaze except for an unglazed ring on the base burnt russet in the firing. 39.4cm (15½in) diam. Sold for £3,600 Provenance: a Greek private collection Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 14 May 2009. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com
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17 mai 2009

A rare 'Dingyao-type' persimmon-glazed bowl, 11th/12th century

A rare 'Dingyao-type' persimmon-glazed bowl, 11th/12th century Finely potted with gently rounded sides rising to a six-notched rim, supported on a short foot, applied overall with a lustrous persimmon russet glaze, thinning to a pale mushroom colour at the rim, the glaze stopping short of the base to reveal the pale white body. 17.8cm (7in) diam. Sold for £5,040 Provenance: Sven Björkland, Sweden, purchased in the 1970sNote: The shape and russet colour of the present bowl is reminiscent of Northern Song and Jin... [Lire la suite]
16 mai 2009

A pair of lemon-yellow-glazed bowls, Yongzheng six-character marks and of the period

A pair of lemon-yellow-glazed bowls, Yongzheng six-character marks and of the period Each thinly potted bowl rising from a straight foot ring to gently rounded sides, covered on the exterior with a vibrant lemon-yellow glaze stopping neatly at the rim and foot ring, the interiors glazed white.  6.4cm (2½in) diam. Sold for £62,400 Provenance: R.H.R.Palmer. Palmer Inventory no.241, where it is stated that the cups were purchased in 1931 for £15.An almost identical pair of bowls bearing the same Yongzheng marks within a... [Lire la suite]
15 mai 2009

A small blue and white bowl, Qianlong seal mark and of the period

A small blue and white bowl, Qianlong seal mark and of the period Painted around the exterior with three clusters of crab apples, loquats and melons, with a band of lappets at the base and a cloud scroll border at the rim, the interior with similar border at the rim and centred with a circular medallion enclosing a loquat spray. 12cm (4¾in) diam. Sold for £5,400 Provenance: the Jarras Collection, England Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 14 May 2009. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com
15 mai 2009

An incised green and yellow bowl, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period

An incised green and yellow bowl, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period Finely incised around the exterior with four figures amidst pine trees and rocky outcrops, the interior with a central medallion enclosing five lingzhi fungus, all against a rich yellow ground. 16.5cm (6½in) diam. Sold for £20,400 Provenance: Stephen D. Winkworth, sold at Sotheby's London, 25-28 April 1933, lot 380.R.H.R.Palmer, collection label no.277. Palmer Inventory no.277, where it is stated that the bowl was purchased in April 1933 for... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2009

A 'ding' bowl. Song dynasty

A 'ding' bowl. Song dynasty the rounded faceted sides rising to slightly flared rim for a short foot, the exterior carved with three layers of lotus petals, the interior base carved with two fish amongst waves. 17cm., 6 5/8 in. Est. 3,000—4,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Private Collection, Hong Kong. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 13 May 09. London www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's.
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11 mai 2009

A blue and white bowl. Six character Kangxi mark and of the period

A blue and white bowl. Six character Kangxi mark and of the period Decorated on the exterior and in the well with roundels designed as an ethereal hand maiden, standing beside foliage. 20cm (8in) diameter. Estimate: £1,500 - 1,800 Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 11 May 2009. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved)
10 mai 2009

A 'yaozhou' 'lotus' bowl. Northern Song dynasty

A 'yaozhou' 'lotus' bowl. Northern Song dynasty with gently rounded sides rising to a filet set beneath a rounded rim, the interior carved in a medallion with an open lotus blossom and a furled lotus leaf viewed in profile against a ground of scrolling foliage, covered in a light olive-green glaze, pooling in the recesses to a deeper colour. 19.1cm., 7 1/2 in. Est. 4,000—6,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Private Collection, Hong Kong. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 13 May 09. London www.sothebys.com photo... [Lire la suite]
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