Asian Art

Bertolami Fine Arts
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00186 Rom
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Date of the auction: 11.07.2020

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A LONGQUAN CÉLADON-GLAZED VASE WITH SILVER NECK AND COVER China, Yuan dynasty 20 cm high Robustly potted, of baluster shape with an ovoid body rising to a cylindrical neck, the body moulded with scrolling flowers on a continuous undulating stem, covered overall in a rich unctuous bluish green glaze

Lot #: 1

Opening: €600

Date: 11 Jul 2020

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A SONG DYNASTY LONGQUAN CÉLADON-GLAZED DISH 12 cm diam Fluted walls, overall covered with olive-green glaze. Provenance: Acquired before 1975

Lot #: 2

Opening: €150

Date: 11 Jul 2020

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A SONG DYNASTY SMALL CÉLADON-GLAZED ‘TWIN FISH’ DISH 13,5 cm diam Provenance: Acquired before 1975

Lot #: 3

Opening: €100

Date: 11 Jul 2020

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THREE QINGBAI MINIATURE BOTTLES 7 cm high Each with a fine moulded decoration of stylized flowers and volutes under a light blue glaze. Provenance: Acquired before 1975

Lot #: 4

Opening: €200

Date: 11 Jul 2020

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A SONG DYNASTY SOUTHERN CHINA CÉLADON-GLAZED BOWL 6,5 x 16 cm The interior with three incised lotus flowers, the centre with an unglazed ring. Provenance: Acquired before 1975. A similar bowl made in the Anji kilns in Fujian province is illustrated in Chinese celadons and other related wares in

Lot #: 5

Opening: €150

Date: 11 Jul 2020

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A YUAN/ MING DYNASTY SOUTHERN CHINA CÉLADON-GLAZED ‘LOTUS’ BOWL 14th century 7 x 17,5 cm The exterior with an incised decoration of lotus flower petals, overall covered with a sea-green céladon glaze. Provenance: Acquired before 1975. For a similar bowl made in the Huiyang kilns in Guangdong, see

Lot #: 6

Opening: €150

Date: 11 Jul 2020

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A YUAN DYNASTY LONGQUAN CÉLADON-GLAZED JARLET 7 cm high Of globular form, the shoulders with two lug handles, short neck and bulbous mouth, the lower part of the body carved with a band of petals. Provenance: Acquired before 1975. A similar jarlet is the Museum Pusat of Jakarta (Abu Ridho, The

Lot #: 7

Opening: €130

Date: 11 Jul 2020

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TWO YUAN/ MING DYNASTY SMALL LONGQUANG CÉLADON-GLAZED VASES 5 and 4,5 cm high Provenance: Acquired before 1975

Lot #: 8

Opening: €150

Date: 11 Jul 2020

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FIVE YUAN/ MING DYNASTY SMALL CÉLADON-GLAZED JARLETS 14th-15th century 4,5 cm the higher Provenance: Acquired before 1975. For similar pieces in the Princesshof Museum in Leeuwarden, see E. Ströber, Ming. Porcelain for a Globalised Trade, Stuttgart 2013, nn. 26-28; see also U. Wiesner, Chinesische

Lot #: 9

Opening: €200

Date: 11 Jul 2020

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FOUR MING DYNASTY SMALL CÉLADON-GLAZED JARLETS Ming dynasty 14th-15th century 6,5 cm the higher Provenance: Acquired before 1975. For similar pieces in the Princesshof Museum in Leeuwarden, see E. Ströber, Ming. Porcelain for a Globalised Trade, Stuttgart 2013, nn. 26-28

Lot #: 10

Opening: €150

Date: 11 Jul 2020

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A LONGQUAN CÉLADON-GLAZED DISH China, Song dynasty 16 cm diam Fluted walls and everted rim, overall covered with an olive-green glaze. Provenance: the collection of a Dutch noblewoman lived in Indonesia, acquired before 1975

Lot #: 11

Opening: €150

Date: 11 Jul 2020

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A LONGQUAN CÉLADON-GLAZED MOULDED BOWL China, Ming dynasty, 15th century 10,5 x 17 cm Decorated with moulded floral and geometric designs, the centre of the interior with a good omen character, all raised on a tall narrow foot rim, covered with an olive-green glaze. Provenance: the collection of a

Lot #: 12

Opening: €260

Date: 11 Jul 2020

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A BROWN-GLAZED JAR Southern China, Yuan/ Ming dynasty 21 cm high Globular body, short cylindrical neck and lipped rim, four small applied handles on the shoulder, the lower parte of the body unglazed. Provenance: the collection of a Dutch noblewoman lived in Indonesia, acquired before 1975. A very

Lot #: 13

Opening: €300

Date: 11 Jul 2020

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A CÉLADON-GLAZED BOTTLE VASE China, Qing dynasty 26 cm high The exterior overall decorated with a rich incised floral composition under an olive-green céladon glaze. Provenance: the collection of a Dutch noblewoman lived in Indonesia, acquired before 1975

Lot #: 14

Opening: €500

Date: 11 Jul 2020

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TWO LATE MING DYNASTY (?) FOLIATED WHITE-GLAZED DISHES 9,5 and 13 cm diam Provenance: Acquired before 1975

Lot #: 15

Opening: €150

Date: 11 Jul 2020

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A LATE MING DYNASTY (?) WHITE-GLAZED DISH 14 cm diam Provenance: Acquired before 1975

Lot #: 16

Opening: €100

Date: 11 Jul 2020

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A LATE MING DYNASTY (?) FOLIATED AND RIBBED WHITE-GLAZED DISH 19,5 cm diam Provenance: Acquired before 1975

Lot #: 17

Opening: €150

Date: 11 Jul 2020

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A ‘BLUE AND WHITE’ BOWL China, Ming dynasty, second half of the 16th century 5,5 x 12,5 cm The exterior decorated with children playing, the centre of the interior with the three Penglai islands among clouds and waves. Provenance: the collection of a Dutch noblewoman lived in Indonesia, acquired

Lot #: 18

Opening: €150

Date: 11 Jul 2020

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A ‘BLUE AND WHITE’ BOWL China, Ming dynasty, 16th century 6 x 12 cm Decorated on the exterior with some standing figures of women and children, another male figure in the centre of the interior. Provenance: Acquired before 1975

Lot #: 19

Opening: €130

Date: 11 Jul 2020

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A ‘BLUE AND WHITE’ DISH China, Ming dynasty, late 15th – early 16th century 8,5 x 31 cm Decorated with floral scrolls in a light greyish cobalt blue. Provenance: the collection of a Dutch noblewoman lived in Indonesia, acquired before 1975

Lot #: 20

Opening: €200

Date: 11 Jul 2020

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TWO ‘BLUE AND WHITE’ DISHES China, Ming dynasty, late 15th – early 16th century 13,5 and 17,5 cm diam The interior decorated with a lion surrounded by ribbons, on the reverse a light lotus scroll. Provenance: Acquired before 1975. Similar dishes have been found in the wreck of the Brunei junk; see

Lot #: 21

Opening: €130

Date: 11 Jul 2020

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THREE SMALL ‘BLUE AND WHITE’ DISHES China, late Ming dynasty 8, 9 and 10 cm diam Provenance: the collection of a Dutch noblewoman lived in Indonesia, acquired before 1975

Lot #: 22

Opening: €100

Date: 11 Jul 2020

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THREE ‘BLUE AND WHITE’ DISHES China, Ming dynasty, Wanli period 11, 11,5 and 13,5 cm diam The interior of two with a chi dragon with lion’s head and a sinuous body, one with a figure, probably Kui Xing, the God of Literature, the rims underlined with geometric motif bands, fu mark to the centre of

Lot #: 23

Opening: €150

Date: 11 Jul 2020

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THREE LATE MING COSMETIC BOXES AND COVERS the larger 4 x 6,5 cm Provenance: Acquired before 1975

Lot #: 24

Opening: €100

Date: 11 Jul 2020

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A LATE MING ‘BLUE AND WHITE’ BOWL AND A SMALL ‘BLUE AND WHITE’ JAR the bowl 5,5 x 10 cm, the jar 6 cm high Provenance: Acquired before 1975

Lot #: 25

Opening: €100

Date: 11 Jul 2020

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A LATE MING DYNASTY KO-SOMETSUKE BLUE AND WHITE DISH 23,5 cm diam Decorated with three figures in a landscape with a large pine tree, four character mark in the centre of the reverse. Provenance: Acquired before 1975

Lot #: 26

Opening: €100

Date: 11 Jul 2020

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A LATE MING DYNASTY SWATOW BLUE AND WHITE EWER AND COVER 15 cm high Provenance: Acquired before 1975

Lot #: 27

Opening: €150

Date: 11 Jul 2020

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A PAIR OF QING DYNASTY BLUE AND WHITE DISHES 18th century 22 cm diam each The exterior decorated with peony scrolls. Provenance: Acquired before 1975

Lot #: 28

Opening: €150

Date: 11 Jul 2020

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A QING DYNASTY BLUE AND WHITE WINE COOLER second half of the 18th century 17 x 20 cm high The cylindrical vase with two lion’s head handles, painted with European style floral compositions and geometric bands. Provenance: Acquired before 1975

Lot #: 29

Opening: €150

Date: 11 Jul 2020

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A QING DYNASTY BLUE AND WHITE BOWL AND COVER 19th century 8,5 cm high Provenance: Acquired before 1975

Lot #: 30

Opening: €50

Date: 11 Jul 2020