Alain.R.Truong

28 juillet 2020

A fine Ru-type octagonal vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3119. A Ru-type octagonal vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 33.3 cm, 13 1/8  in. Estimate 350,000 — 450,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,000,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's of facetted octagonal baluster form, the gently tapered body rising from a short splayed foot to a broad shoulder surmounted by a waisted neck, covered overall in a thick luminous greyish-blue glaze densely suffused with fine crackles, the foot rim applied with a brown dressing, the base with an... [Lire la suite]

28 juillet 2020

A peachbloom-glazed brush washer, tangluo xi, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 24. A peachbloom-glazed brush washer, tangluo xi, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722); 47⁄8 in. (12.4 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000 (EUR 17,846 - EUR 26,769). Price realised USD 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The compressed globular body is covered on the exterior with a glaze of soft rose color suffused with pale green speckles and thins to a pale pink tone on one side of the body. The interior and base are... [Lire la suite]
26 juillet 2020

Blue and white porcelains from the Collection of Peter Tcherepnine sold at Christie's, 7 - 24 July 2020

Lot 6. A small blue and white ovoid 'dragon and phoenix' jar, Wanli six-character mark within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619); 51⁄4 in. (13.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000 (EUR 8,923 - EUR 13,384.50). Price realised USD 16,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The sides are decorated with two five-clawed dragons pursuing flaming pearls alternating with two phoenixes, all amidst foliate scroll between a band of 'The Three Friends of Winter' on the shoulder and ribbon-tied... [Lire la suite]
26 juillet 2020

A fine blue-glazed bowl, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3118. A fine blue-glazed bowl, 180,000 — 250,000Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 17.8 cm, 7 in. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 HKD. Lot sold 350,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's elegantly potted with deep rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot to a gently flared rim, applied overall with an unctuous luminous blue glaze stopping neatly at the rim and foot, the white base inscribed with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue. Provenance: Frank Caro Co., New... [Lire la suite]
26 juillet 2020

A fine Famille-Rose 'Balsam Pear' bowl, Seal Mark and Period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3117. A fine Famille-Rose 'Balsam Pear' bowl, Seal Mark and Period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 11.2 cm, 4 1/2  in . Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 HKD. Lot sold 500,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's the with deep rounded sides rising from a straight foot to an everted rim, finely enamelled with a balsam pear vine twisting around the exterior suspending ripe fruit bursting with seeds and issuing verdant leaves and pale yellow blossoms, bamboo shoots rising to one side of... [Lire la suite]
26 juillet 2020

A rare teadust-glazed narcissus bowl, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3116. A rare teadust-glazed narcissus bowl, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 20.3 cm, 8  in . Estimate 1,200,000 — 1,800,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,500,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's the shallow bowl superbly potted with fluted and lobed sides rising from three ruyi-head bracket feet to an everted, barbed rim formed by six large petals divided into twelve fluted leaves, covered overall in a rich teadust glaze deliberately thinning to iron-rust brown at the raised areas, the... [Lire la suite]

25 juillet 2020

Ceramics from the Collection of Peter Tcherepnine at Christie's, 7 - 24 July 2020

Lot 1. A purple-splashed Jun deep bowl, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); 43⁄8 in. (11.1 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000 (EUR 5,353.80 - EUR 7,138.40). Price realised USD 11,875. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The deep, rounded sides are covered inside and out with a thick glaze of milky blue tone decorated on the exterior with three purple splashes suffused with copper-green spots, the glaze stopping above the foot on the exterior and above the center on the interior. Provenance: Samuel T.... [Lire la suite]
24 juillet 2020

A green-enamelled 'dragon' jar, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3115. A green-enamelled 'dragon' jar, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 20 cm, 8  in. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 HKD. Lot sold 750,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's well potted with a tapering ovoid body rising from a recessed base to a rounded shoulder and a short neck, painted to the exterior in rich tones of green enamel with two striding five-clawed dragons in pursuit of flaming pearls amidst stylised clouds and flames, above a band of lappets at the foot, beneath a... [Lire la suite]
24 juillet 2020

A wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' dish, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3114. A wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' dish, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 20.1 cm, 7 7/8  in. Estimate 800,000 — 1,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 875,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's the shallow rounded sides rising from a tapered foot to a gilt everted rim, the centre of interior depicting a green-enamelled five-clawed writhing dragon reaching for a flaming pearl amidst iron-red flames and doucai ruyi-head cloud scrolls, encircled by a border of five striding... [Lire la suite]
24 juillet 2020

A fine and rare pair of doucai 'Floral' bowls, Seal marks and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 3113. A fine and rare pair of doucai 'Floral' bowls, Seal marks and period of Daoguang (1821-1850); 14.5 cm, 5 3/4 in. Estimate 700,000 — 900,000 HKD. Lot sold 812,500  HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's each superbly decorated around the exterior in vivid enamels of iron-red, yellow, green and aubergine with six different exotic blooms borne on a continuous undulating scroll issuing curling leaves, above a band of ruyi-heads linked by petals, all delicately outlined in underglaze... [Lire la suite]