12 janvier 2008

A Transitional blue and white globular long-necked ewer - Circa 1640

A Transitional blue and white globular long-necked ewer - Circa 1640 Painted around the bulbous body with four peony roundels dividing larger clusters of foliage, the waisted neck with upright shrubs in the manner of tulips, set with a large loop handle (handle base line overpainted). 36cm (14in) high - Estimate: £4,000 - 5,000 - Unsold. Bonhams. Fine Asian Art, 6 Nov 2006. New Bond Street
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11 janvier 2008

A rare small anhua wine cup - Wanli six-character mark and of the period

A rare small anhua wine cup - Wanli six-character mark and of the period The white-glazed cup entirely unadorned except for a design impressed in shallow relief on the interior wall of the cup, depicting two coiling dragons of typical late Ming style striding in mutual pursuit of small flaming pearls. 6 cm (2¼in) diam. - Sold for £8,500 plus Premium and tax Footnote: For a similar example with less evident decoration and dated to the Jiajing period, see Shimmering Colours, Monochromes of the Yuan to Qing Periods. The... [Lire la suite]
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11 janvier 2008

A blue and white kendi - Wanli

A blue and white kendi - Wanli Finely painted around the slightly flattened globular body with a band of lotus flowers scroll, above a stylised band of ruyi clouds, the base and top of the neck mounted with a metal collar (restored).19cm (7½in) high. Estimate: £2,000 - 3,000 - Unsold. Provenance: The Bloxham CollectionNote: A similar blue and white kendi in the Ardebil Shrine collection is illustrated by John Pope, Chinese Porcelains from the Ardebil Shrine, Washington, 1956, pl.69. The Bloxam family collection... [Lire la suite]
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11 janvier 2008

A rare documentary inscribed blue and white incense burner - Dated equivalent to AD1597 and of the period

A rare documentary inscribed blue and white incense burner - Dated equivalent to AD1597 and of the period Heavily potted with rounded sides and waisted neck below a straight-sided mouth rim, the exterior finely painted in rich tones of cobalt blue depicting the Guardian King and other figures in a rocky garden, a raised band in the centre of the neck inscribed: 'Dedicated by the Buddhist disciple Huang Hui-san when he was sixty-one years old in the Spring of the twenty-fifth year of the Wanli period of the Great Ming... [Lire la suite]
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11 janvier 2008

A pair of wucai six-sided dishes for the Japanese market - Circa 1620

A pair of wucai six-sided dishes for the Japanese market - Circa 1620 Each centrally enamelled in green, brown, yellow and iron-red with two insects perched in a cluster of leafy ripe fruit, within border panels of solitary figures and upright shrubs. 14cm (5½in) wide. (2). Estimate: £800 - 1,200 - Unsold. Bonhams. Fine Asian Art, 6 Nov 2006. New Bond Street
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11 janvier 2008

A sancai model of a Bactrian camel - Tang Dynasty

A sancai model of a Bactrian camel - Tang Dynasty Finely modelled standing four-square on a rectangular plinth, depicted with braying head, two humps and beaded saddle, covered all over in a rich chestnut glaze attractively splashed with amber and camellia-leaf green (old restoration). 55.2cm (21¾in) high. Sold for £1,700 plus Premium and tax Footnote: The dating of this lot is consistent with the result of a thermoluminescence test, Oxford Authentication Ltd., no. C299a94.Bonhams. Fine Asian Art, 6 Nov 2006. New Bond... [Lire la suite]
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10 janvier 2008

Celadon-Schale

Celadon-Schale Mittelgroße Celadon-Schale mit hell-lindgrüner Glasur. Abgesetzter Standfuß. Durchmesser: 15,5 cm. China, Song-Dynastie, 960- 1279 n. Chr. Estimate € 700 - 800. Invendu. Hampel. Asian Art. Friday, 07. December 2007
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10 janvier 2008

Chinesisches Keramikgefäß

Chinesisches Keramikgefäß Keramikgefäß, umlaufend mit Kaltmalerei dekoriert. Kurzer abgesetzter Fuß. Länglich bauchiges, leicht tonnenförmiges Gefäß mit kurzem Trompetenhals. Bemalung in Rot und Hellbeige auf dunklem Fond. Breite: 26 cm. China, ca. 3000 v. Chr. Estimate € 1.100 - 1.300. Invendu. Hampel. Asian Art. Friday, 07. December 2007
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10 janvier 2008

A fahua pear-shaped vase - 16th century

A fahua pear-shaped vase - 16th century Typically decorated within raised creamy slip borders with washes of turquoise, chestnut-brown and creamy-white glaze, all on a rich dark aubergine ground, depicting two lady Immortals descending on a cloud raft towards three welcoming figures standing on a pine terrace beside a large cluster of jagged rockwork (top of neck restored). 41cm (16¼in) high. - Sold for £1,500 plus Premium and tax   Bonhams. Fine Asian Art, 6 Nov 2006.  New Bond Street
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10 janvier 2008

A yellow-glazed saucer-dish - Zhengde six-character mark and of the period

A yellow-glazed saucer-dish - Zhengde six-character mark and of the period Potted with a crisp flaring rim, standing on an in-sloping foot, all under a pale mustard-yellow glaze, the inside of the foot reserved white (interior glaze worn, tiny rim frit). 21cm (8¼in) diam. - Sold for £5,500 plus Premium and tax Footnote: A smaller yellow-glazed dish from the Zhengde reign from the Cunliffe Collection sold in these rooms, 11 November 2002, lot 76. Bonhams. Fine Asian Art, 6 Nov 2006.  New Bond Street
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