01 juillet 2009

A collection of Chinese famille verte porcelain sold today @ Christie's Amsterdam

A large Chinese famille verte baluster jar and a cover . Kangxi (1662-1722) Enamelled around the sides with a continuous rocky landscape, depicting foreigners with curly hair and prominent noses, a figure with large red nose waiting cross-armed by a pavilion, one dignitary seated beside a Chinese beauty in a horse-driven cart and surrounded by bannermen, a servant carrying a picnic basket and water jug suspending from a pole, from behind rocks two men carrying game, rim crack and frittings. 56 cm. high. Est.  €8,000 -... [Lire la suite]
01 juillet 2009

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

A Chinese blue and white 'dragon' vase. Kangxi (1662-1722) The slender baluster sides painted with a large writhing dragon clasping the 'sacred' pearl in one claw amongst firing cloud scrolls, the slightly flaring neck encircled by bands of ruyi, clouds, keyfret and jewels, small glaze crack. 46.6 cm. high. Est. €6,000 - €9,000 A Chinese blue and white rouleau vase. Kangxi (1662-1722) The cylindrical body painted with a continuous river landscape with steep rocks, a solitary figure seated on an outcrop, three... [Lire la suite]
01 juillet 2009

A collection of Chinese iron-red porcelains, one for Islamic Market circa 1710, the others, Kangxi (1662-1722)

Two pairs and a set of three Chinese iron-red and gilt plates. Kangxi (1662-1722) Comprising a pair of plates painted to the central roundel with two ladies in a fenced garden, surrounded by tulip-shaped panels enclosing flowers at the well, 22.5 cm. diam.; a pair of plates painted with a lady holding a baby accompagnied by two servants, the rim painted with tulip-shaped floral panels, 22.5 cm. diam.; and a set of three iron-red and underglaze-blue plates painted with a roundel of two ladies in a fenced garden, surrounded by... [Lire la suite]
01 juillet 2009

A collection of chinese blue and white, Wanli period (1573-1619) @ Christie's Amsterdam

A Chinese late Ming blue and white silver-mounted bottle vase . Wanli (1573-1619), the silver 17th Century Of pear shape painted with three standing cranes among lotus scrolls, all reserved on a washed-blue ground, the bulbous neck with silver mounting and cover. 29 cm. high. Est. €4,000 - €6,000 Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Drs A.M. Sengers. Exhibited: Exhibited at The Hague Municipal Museum, May 1983, no. 33 in the exhibition of VOC silver.Exhibited in 'Schatten uit de Oost' or 'De Kunst van het... [Lire la suite]
24 juin 2009

A Bow plate. Circa 1765.

A Bow plate. Circa 1765. Decorated with fan-shaped panels of landscapes and flower sprigs, reserved on a powder blue ground, 18cm, pseudo Chinese mark (fine crack to rim). Estimate: £100 - 150 Bonhams. EUROPEAN CERAMICS, GLASS AND ASIAN ART, 7 Jul 2009. KNOWLE www.bonhams.com
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20 mai 2009

Six grisaille and gilt 'European-subject' plates, Qianlong

Six grisaille and gilt 'European-subject' plates, Qianlong Each dish finely painted en grisaille with details heightened in gilt, the rims with a Viennese (Du Pacquier-style) border enclosing a central depiction of a scene from the life of Christ, two depicting the Nativity, two depicting the Crucifixion and two depicting the Resurrection. 23.1cm (9in) diam. (6). Sold for £5,400 Provenance: Marquis and Marquise Piero Massoni-Errera, and thence by descentPurchased by the Errera family who were diplomats in Asia, circa... [Lire la suite]
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21 mars 2009

A blue and white porcelain plate for the 'San Diego' Cargo. Circa 1600

A blue and white porcelain plate for the 'San Diego' Cargo. Circa 1600 Molded with a foliate edge to the canted rim and painted with a central medallion of 'one hundred antiques' surrounded by lotus petal reserves filled with alternating auspicious emblems and flowering stalks (glaze degraded). 12 1/2in (31.5cm) diameter - Estimate: $800 - 1,200 Bonhams. Asian Decorative Arts, 23 Mar 2009. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco www.bonhams.cvom (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved
21 mars 2009

Two blue and white porcelain plates from the 'San Diego' Cargo

Two blue and white porcelain plates from the 'San Diego' Cargo Each molded with a canted rim and painted with a central medallion of a scholar standing in a garden surrounded by lotus petal reserves filled with alternating figures in a landscape and flowering stalks (glazes degraded, marine adhesions). 12 1/8 and 12 1/2in (30.7 and 32cm) diameters - Estimate: $2,000 - 3,000 Provenance: the 'San Diego' Cargo, excavated off the coast of the Philippines in 1991, named after the Spanish galleon attacked and sunk by the by... [Lire la suite]
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20 mars 2009

A blue and white porcelain plate for the 'San Diego' Cargo. Circa 1600

A blue and white porcelain plate for the 'San Diego' Cargo. Circa 1600 Molded with a foliate edge to the canted rim and painted with a bird perched on a garden rock amid flowering plants in an octagonal medallion surrounded by lotus petal reserves filled with alternating auspicious emblems and flowering stalks (glaze degraded). 12 3/8in (31.5cm) diameter - Estimate: $800 - 1,200 Provenance: the 'San Diego' Cargo, excavated off the coast of the Philippines in 1991, named after the Spanish galleon attacked and sunk by the by... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2009

A blue and white porcelain plate from the 'San Diego' Cargo. Circa 1600

A blue and white porcelain plate from the 'San Diego' Cargo. Circa 1600 Molded with a foliate edge to the canted rim and painted with a central medallion of a shrimp swimming through water weeds and surrounded by lotus-petal reserves filled with alternating auspicious emblems and flowering stalks (glaze degraded). 12in (30.5cm) diameter - Estimate: $800 - 1,200 Provenance: the 'San Diego' Cargo, excavated off the coast of the Philippines in 1991, named after the Spanish galleon attacked and sunk by the by the Dutch ship... [Lire la suite]