02 octobre 2018

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

Lot 3649. A fine lemon-yellow glazed bowl, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 12.2 cm, 4 3/4  in. Estimate 300,000 — 400,000 HKD (38,217 - 50,956 USD). Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides resting on a gently tapered foot, applied evenly to the exterior with a rich lemon-yellow glaze stopping neatly at the rim and the foot, the interior and base glazed white, inscribed to the base with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue. ... [Lire la suite]

02 octobre 2018

A fine pair of lemon-yellow glazed small dishes, marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3648. A fine pair of lemon-yellow glazed small dishes, marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 8.8 cm, 3 1/2  in. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 HKD (63,695 - 89,173 USD). Lot Sold 625,000 HKD (79,725 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. each with shallow rounded sides rising from a short foot, covered overall in a rich lemon-yellow glaze stopping neatly at the foot, the white base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark within a double square. ... [Lire la suite]
02 octobre 2018

A café-au-lait glazed bowl, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1735)

Lot 3647. A café-au-lait glazed bowl, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1735); 12.5 cm, 5 in. Estimate 120,000 — 180,000 HKD (15,287 - 22,930 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. with deep rounded sides supported on a short foot, covered overall save for the base in a rich and lustrous café-au-lait glaze of a glossy toffee-brown tone, the glaze thinning to white at the rim, the white base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character seal mark. Sotheby's. Important... [Lire la suite]
02 octobre 2018

A rare flambé-glazed vase, hu, seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3646. A rare flambé-glazed vase, hu, seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 24.6 cm, 9 5/8  in. Estimate 1,500,000 — 2,000,000 HKD (191,085 - 254,780 USD). Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. the ovoid body supported on a splayed foot rising to a waisted neck, moulded with two horizontal ribs around the high shoulder and the neck, set with a pair of animal mask handles suspending fixed rings, the exterior covered with a rich glaze of mottled... [Lire la suite]
02 octobre 2018

A fine pair of yellow-glazed bowls, seal marks and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820)

Lot 3645. A fine pair of yellow-glazed bowls, seal marks and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820); 11.9 cm, 4 5/8  in. Estimate 300,000 — 500,000 HKD (38,217 - 63,69 USD). Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. each with steep rounded sides supported on a narrow straight foot, finely incised around the exterior with four 'flowerballs' interspersed among billows of clouds above a band of petal lappets suspending trefoils, all between a double incised line encircling the foot and rim,... [Lire la suite]
02 octobre 2018

A café-au-lait glazed bowl, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3644. A café-au-lait glazed bowl, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 16.9 cm, 6 3/4  in. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD (12,739 - 19,109 USD). Lot Sold 150,000 HKD (19,134 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the gently rounded sides rising from a shallow foot to a lightly flared rim, the body embellished with a raised double bow-string band, the interior and exterior covered with a lustrous café-au-lait glaze of a reddish-brown tone, the white base with a six-character... [Lire la suite]

02 octobre 2018

A 'robin's-egg' glazed lantern vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3643. A 'robin's-egg' glazed lantern vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 23.7 cm, 9 3/8  in. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 HKD (25,478 - 38,217 USD). Lot Sold 250,000 HKD (31,890 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the ovoid body supported on a straight foot and rising to a short waisted neck, applied with two flat vase-shaped mock handles, brightly covered with an opaque turquoise-blue glaze of robin's-egg type suffused overall with a finely mottled dark purplish... [Lire la suite]
02 octobre 2018

An incised yellow-glazed 'Dragon' cup, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 3642. An incised yellow-glazed 'Dragon' cup, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); w. 7.8 cm, 3 1/8  in. Estimate 150,000 — 250,000 HKD (19,109 - 31,848 USD). Lot Sold 250,000 HKD (31,890 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. delicately potted with deep rounded sides rising from a splayed foot to a gently flaring rim, flanked by a pair of upright loop handles, the exterior incised with a horizontal band of confronted kui dragons, covered evenly in pale yellow glaze... [Lire la suite]
02 octobre 2018

A pair of carved pale celadon-glazed washers, seal marks and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3641. A pair of carved pale celadon-glazed washers, seal marks and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 11 cm, 4 3/8  in. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 HKD (63,695 - 89,173 USD).  Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. each delicately potted with shallow flared sides supported on a splayed foot, the interior finely carved with a central medallion formed from three beribboned charms including a double gourd, nandina berries and a ruyisceptre, surrounded by three... [Lire la suite]
02 octobre 2018

A rare turquoise-glazed barbed narcissus bowl, seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3640. A rare turquoise-glazed barbed narcissus bowl, seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 23.3 cm, 9 1/8  in. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 HKD (76,434 - 101,912 USD). Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. well potted with shallow rounded sides divided into eight bracket foliations, rising to a flat, barbed and everted rim of corresponding shape, all supported on three ruyi-shaped scrolled feet, the base incised with a six-character seal mark, covered... [Lire la suite]