09 octobre 2010

A rare blue, white and green lotus jar. Mark and period of Wanli

A rare blue, white and green lotus jar. Mark and period of Wanli. photo courtesy Sotheby's based on Chenghua period pieces, the ovoid body boldly painted with six vivid cobalt-blue lotus flower heads borne on blue-outlined foliate scrolls, the scrolls further enamelled in green, all between upright and pendant blue lappets collaring the short yellow-enamelled neck and skirting the foot, the base inscribed with a six-character reign mark in cobalt blue; 11.5 cm., 4 1/2 in. - Estimate 1,000,000—1,500,000 HKD. Lot Sold ... [Lire la suite]
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12 juillet 2009

A collection of Chinese blue and white at Chrostoe's Interiors

A pair of Chinese blue and white jars and covers . 18th century Each painted with four phoenix flying amongst oversized scrolling peony sprays and dense foliage. 16¾in. (42.6cm.) high (2) Estimate £3,000 - £4,000 A pair of Chinese celadon ground blue and white vases and covers. 19th century Each with applied twin dragons to the shoulder, painted to the body with a tiger amongst a rocky landscape, the reverse with chrysanthemum sprays issuing from rockworks, Buddhistic lion finial to covers. 24½in. (62.2cm.) high (2)... [Lire la suite]