19 juin 2011

A famille verte enameled porcelain saucer dish & a pair of famille verte export porcelain chargers. Kangxi Period

A famille verte enameled porcelain saucer dish. Kangxi Period. Photo Bonhams Its shallow, curving well displaying a young mother seated in a garden as she helps her baby boy to stand on a table while he grasps a miniature ruyi scepter in his hands, the reverse undecorated.; 7 1/4in (18.5cm) diameter. Estimate: US$3,500 - 4,000 Property from Various Owners A pair of famille verte export porcelain chargers. Kangxi Period. Photo Bonhams Each displaying a wide rim flange carved in shallow relief with a flower and leaf pattern,... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2011

Three Kangxi Period's 'Chinese Imari' export porcelain @ Bonhams. Fine Asian Art, 21 Jun 2011, San Francisco

A 'Chinese Imari' export porcelain charger with landscape decoration. Kangxi Period. Photo Bonhams Its canted rim and low cavetto painted in underglaze blue, iron red and gilt with a continuous landscape scene while a lotus garden encircled by mountains fills the floor of the well, the reverse without decoration; 19 1/8in (48.5cm) diameter. Estimate: US$6,000 - 9,000   Exhibited:  Phoenix Art Museum, 1980 - January 2010     Two 'Chinese Imari' export porcelain triple gourd vases. Kangxi Period. Photo... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2011

A rare export porcelain triple spice box and cover. China, Yongzheng Period, circa 1730

A rare export porcelain triple spice box and cover. China, Yongzheng Period, circa 1730.  photo Luis Alegria/TEFAF Maastricht 2011 Raised on three paw feet, the flower bud knop rising from a molded gadroon border, the arms once on the cover. Width 12.7 cm. With Louis XV Royal Arms of France - Price on application. Literature: This spice box and cover come from a service ordered for Louis XV (1710-Versailles-1774) King of France and of Navarre, also known as The Beloved . This particular shape was inspired by models produced... [Lire la suite]
23 juin 2010

A rare gilt and polychrome enameled export porcelain figure of a female attendant. Qianlong Period

A rare gilt and polychrome enameled export porcelain figure of a female attendant. Qianlong Period Dressed in the fashionable attire of a pleated skirt beneath a tunic, vest and bow-tied sash as she stands holding a vase, her pert features framed by a tall coiffure with comb-incised details secured by colored ribbons and hairpins. 15 1/4in (39cm) high - Sold for $9,760 Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art, 22 Jun 2010. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco www.bonhams.con
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21 juin 2009

A wucai-decorated export porcelain tankard and cover. Kangxi

A wucai-decorated export porcelain tankard and cover. Kangxi The hinged cover, body and loop handle all painted in underglaze blue, various colored enamels and black outline with flower sprays arranged in bands separated by underglaze blue striping. 6 1/2in (16.5cm). Estimate: $3,000 - 5,000 Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art, 29 Jun 2009. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco www.bonhams.com
19 mai 2009

A blanc-de-chine 'hunting party' figure group. Circa 1690

A blanc-de-chine 'hunting party' figure group. Circa 1690 The hollow form moulded as a hillside with a winding trail leading to a pavilion amidst pine trees and grottoes, with two hunters aiming their rifles at a deer, followed behind by a horseman holding a whip and an attendant bearing a flag all working their way up the hillside with their hunting dogs. 20.2cm (8in) high. Estimate: £2,000 - 3,000 - Unsold Footnote: Various similar groups are published. See D.Howard and J.Ayers, China for the West. Chinese... [Lire la suite]
19 mai 2009

A pair of ormolu-mounted verte-Imari square bottles and covers. The porcelain Kangxi

A pair of ormolu-mounted verte-Imari square bottles and covers. The porcelain Kangxi Each richly enamelled and gilt on each face with a panel enclosing chrysanthemums emerging from behind a garden fence, surrounded by stylised floral sprays on an iron-red ground, with original covers and later European gilt mounts. The porcelain 30.2cm (11¾in) high. (4). Sold for £4,080 Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 14 May 2009. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com
19 mai 2009

A famille verte hexagonal bottle and cover, Kangxi

A famille verte hexagonal bottle and cover, Kangxi Each facet alternately painted with elegant ladies within a garden, flowers amidst rockwork, and collections of scholar's objects, all below a meandering floral scroll on the flat shoulder, the cover similarly painted around the sides. 28.8cm (11¼in) high. (2). Estimate: £5,000 - 8,000 - Unsold. Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 14 May 2009. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com
19 mai 2009

A fine and rare large blue and white five-piece octagonal garniture, Kangxi

A fine and rare large blue and white five-piece octagonal garniture, Kangxi Comprising two waisted flaring beaker vases and three baluster jars with domed covers, each piece with each facetted side painted with panels enclosing various flowering and blossoming plants, including prunus, rose, hibiscus, peony and magnolia, with insects and birds in flight above, the necks painted with smaller panels depicting various flowers growing behind rockwork, the domed covers similarly painted and surmounted by lotus bud finial, all... [Lire la suite]