18 juin 2009

A collection of chinese blue and white. Late Ming dynasty

A chinese large blue and white dish. Late Ming dynasty Painted with a bucholic scene of islands with pagodas, the rim with phoenix amidst lotus, the exterior with small birds perched on branches 17½ in. (44 cm.) diam. Estimate £2 000- £3000 - Price Realized £6 875. With rounded sides and flattened rim, painted with bands of ruyi-heads, fruits, flowers and precious objects. 14 1/8 in. (36 cm.) diam. Estimate £1 000- £1 500 - Price Realized £2 375. A chinese large blue and white dish. Late Ming dynasty ... [Lire la suite]
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18 juin 2009

A collection of chinese blue and white, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

A chinese blue and white jar Kangxi (1662-1722) Painted in a vibrant blue tone with flowering peony and lotus blossoms. 8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm.) high. Estimate£600 - £800 - Price Realized £750 A chinese blue and white silver-mounted jarlet. The porcelain Kangxi period (1662-1722), the silver later Brightly painted around the baluster body with two shaped medallions enclosing floral stems issuing from rockwork and interspersed by scrolling foliage. 7½ in. (19.3 cm.) high.... [Lire la suite]
23 mai 2009

A blue-glazed dish. Incised Wanli mark and period

A blue-glazed dish. Incised Wanli mark and period the broad rounded sides rising to a slightly flared rim, covered with an even blue glaze. 21.3cm., 8 3/8 in. Est. 3,000—5,000 GBP. Lot Sold 8,125 GBP PROVENANCE: Sotheby's London, 11th December 1984, lot 284. Riesco Collection, no. 214a. 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 dish. Early Ming Dynasty

A large celadon-glazed dish. Early Ming Dynasty The robustly-potted body with lobed gently rounded sides rising to a barbed rim, finely incised at the centre with a single lotus flower, the lobed sides with repeated lotus medallion and a classic scroll at the rim, covered overall in a sea-green glaze except for an unglazed ring on the base burnt russet in the firing. 39.6cm (15in) diam. Sold for £3,600 Provenance: the Jarras Collection, England Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 14 May 2009. New Bond Street... [Lire la suite]
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17 mai 2009

A Junyao dish, 11th-12th century

A Junyao dish, 11th-12th century The shallow dish raised on a short, straight foot ring with a slightly inverted rim, covered all over with a soft blue-green glaze with a fine network of crackle. 18cm (7in) diam. Estimate: £4,000 - 6,000 - Unsold Provenance: a Swedish private collectionNote: The faint frosted crackle and pale exposed body material of the present example are comparable to those of prized Ru ware ceramics. Whilst Junyao was more typically produced in the Dayu kilns of Linru County, Jun shards have... [Lire la suite]
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11 mai 2009

A pair of doucai dishes. Chenghua marks, Kangxi period

A pair of doucai dishes. Chenghua marks, Kangxi period the rounded sides of each rising to slightly flared rims, painted to the interior with a stylized tree with large leaves and pomegranate fruit, enclosed by a band three detached fruiting leafy branches. 20.9cm., 8 1/4 in. Est. 5,000—7,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Private Collection, Hong Kong. Sotheby's Hong Kong, 5th and 6th November, 1996. 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 pair of 'doucai' shou-character dishes. Qianlong seal mark and period

A pair of 'doucai' shou-character dishes. Qianlong seal mark and period each body with gently rounded side rising from a short tapering foot to an everted rim, painted and polychrome enamelled to the interior with a medallion enclosing a shou-character encircled by ruyi-shaped strapwork, all with in double lines. 20.7cm., 8 1/8 in. Est. 6,000—8,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Private Collection, Hong Kong. Christie's Swire, 2nd May 1994, lot 698. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 13 May 09. London... [Lire la suite]
10 mai 2009

A rare blue and white 'elephant and lion' dish. Ming dynasty, 16th century

A rare blue and white 'elephant and lion' dish. Ming dynasty, 16th century the rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot to an everted rim, painted in rich cobalt-blue tones to the interior with a medallion enclosing a large Buddhist lion and elephant, encircled in the well by four prunus sprays, the exterior with three stylised floral sprays above a classic scroll band. 42.5cm., 16 3/4 in. Est. 7,000—9,000 GBP NOTE: A slightly smaller dish of closely related design, in the Ardebil Shrine, is illustrated in John... [Lire la suite]
10 mai 2009

A rare blue and white dish for the Portuguese market. Ming dynasty, Wanli period, circa 1590

A rare blue and white dish for the Portuguese market. Ming dynasty, Wanli period, circa 1590 the rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot to a widely flaring rim, painted to the interior with a medallion enclosing a pair of lions beneath large blossoming boughs, encircled in the well by peaches and insects, below the rim with repeated pavilion and monastery design, the exterior with stylized foliage, Japanese wood box. 37.3cm., 14 5/8 in. Est. 6,000—8,000 GBP NOTE: A very similar dish is illustrated in Du Tage a la... [Lire la suite]