07 janvier 2008

A celadon glazed porcelain footed bowl with molded decoration - Qianlong Period

A celadon glazed porcelain footed bowl with molded decoration - Qianlong Period Of inverted bell form, its thick walls molded in relief on the exterior with lingzhi fungus branches issuing from the mouths and tails of stylized chilong, the grey-green glaze covering all surfaces except the dark iron-washed foot pad (star cracks). 11in (28cm) diameter - Sold for $3,250 plus Premium and tax   Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art, 18 Dec 2007. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco, California
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07 janvier 2008

A blue and white porcelain stick neck vase - Kangxi Period

A blue and white porcelain stick neck vase - Kangxi Period Painted in shades of brilliant cobalt wash and outline with a qilong chasing a flaming pearl around the neck, a flower head and hexagonal diaper-patterned band around the shoulder and thee lion dogs contending among ribboned and embroidered balls, all beneath a lustrous glaze that continues across the recessed base centered with a double ring drawn in underglaze blue. 18in (45.5cm) high - Sold for $18,000 plus Premium and tax  Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of... [Lire la suite]
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07 janvier 2008

A pair of blue and white porcelain covered baluster jars - Kangxi Period

A pair of blue and white porcelain covered baluster jars - Kangxi Period Elaborately molded with a body of pail shape spreading outward above a cylindrical foot, painted in brilliant cobalt line and wash with dragons, flower heads and leaf scrolls in reserve within a large cloud collar band, further flowers and leaves in reserve within a band of diagonal flower petals above lotus scroll and geometric bands surrounding the tall foot, the recessed base left unglazed and the domical cover painted en suite (glazes abraded). 24... [Lire la suite]
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07 janvier 2008

A pair of blue and white porcelain foliate-rimmed bowls - Kangxi Mark and Period

A pair of blue and white porcelain foliate-rimmed bowls - Kangxi Mark and Period Each molded to the exterior walls with raised lotus leaf panels, each painted with leaf sprigs below a continuous landscape below the rim featuring beauties playing musical instruments or reading, the interior walls and the floor featuring flower head and leaf-scroll patterns, the recessed base displaying the six-character mark in regular script written within a double ring (rim frits). 6in (15cm) diameter - Estimate: $10,000 - 15,000 -... [Lire la suite]
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06 janvier 2008

A large blue and white porcelain vase with dragon decoration - Qianlong Mark, Late Qing Dynasty

A large blue and white porcelain vase with dragon decoration - Qianlong Mark, Late Qing Dynasty Of thickly potted archaistic hu form molded to the shoulder with a pair of stylized cloud-shaped handles, its body of inverted pear form painted with opposing pairs of dragons chasing after a flaming pearl amid clouds and flames above scudding waves, all rendered in cobalt wash and vigorously drawn outline beneath a celadon-tinged glaze that extends over the recessed base bearing the six-character Qianlong Mark in seal script... [Lire la suite]
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06 janvier 2008

A blue and white porcelain charger with dragon decoration - Guangxu Mark and Period

A blue and white porcelain charger with dragon decoration - Guangxu Mark and Period Its shallow curving well and exterior walls painted with dragons chasing a flaming pearl amid clouds, the six-character mark written in two rows of regular script to the recessed base. Diameter 15in (38cm) - Sold for $6,000 plus Premium and tax   Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art, 20 Nov 2006. 220 San Bruno Ave., San Francisco
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06 janvier 2008

A Longquan celadon figural covered censer - Ming Dynasty

A Longquan celadon figural covered censer - Ming Dynasty Thickly modeled as a reticulated mountain side with shallow interior cup fronted by a depiction of the Song calligrapher/painter Mi Fei watching a servant wash the trunks of leafy wutong trees, the pierced cover modeled as a mountain peak rising behind the sun and clouds, the olive green glaze covering most surfaces and the exposed fabric burnt a dark cinnamon brown in places (chips, small losses, old repairs). Height 7 1/2in (19cm) - Sold for $3,250 plus Premium and... [Lire la suite]
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06 janvier 2008

A Longquan celadon stoneware deep dish with incised decoration - 14th/15th Century

A Longquan celadon stoneware deep dish with incised decoration - 14th/15th Century Thickly potted with a wide rim flange surrounding a shallow cavetto incises with scrolls and the flat floor with a lotus flower and leaf scrolls, the exterior walls encircled by a band of raised lotus petals and the soft gray-green glaze covering all surfaces but the foot ring (glaze worn). Diameter 14in (35.5cm) - Sold for $2,750 plus Premium and tax  Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art, 20 Nov 2006. 220 San Bruno Ave., San Francisco
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05 janvier 2008

A bronze tripod ding - Western Zhou Dynasty

A bronze tripod ding - Western Zhou Dynasty Cast with a pair of loop handles rising from a flared rim above a string band raised around the curving exterior walls of the deep well raised on three tall cylindrical legs, the surfaces displaying earthen encrustations upon the mottled malachite-tinged patina (portions of the vessel cleaned). Height 7 1/2in (19cm) - Sold for $2,750 plus Premium and tax Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art, 20 Nov 2006. 220 San Bruno Ave., San Francisco
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05 janvier 2008

A Junyao stoneware dish - 11th/12th Century

A Junyao stoneware dish - 11th/12th Century Molded with a raised edge around the shallow recessed well and supported on a tall foot ring, the pale gray-blue glaze thinning along the rim to a pale olive and also covering the recessed base (chip). Diameter 6 1/8in (15.5cm) - Estimate: $3,000 - 5,000 - Unsold. Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art, 20 Nov 2006. 220 San Bruno Ave., San Francisco
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