18 novembre 2018

A flambé-glazed vase, fanghu Qianlong impressed six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

  Lot 1381. A flambé-glazed vase, fanghu Qianlong impressed six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795); 11 7/8 in. (30.1 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 120,000 - HKD 150,000. Price realised HKD 192,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2006.  Of rectangular section, moulded on two sides with a peach-form panel, applied on the slightly waisted neck with a pair of lug handles, and supported on a conforming foot, covered overall in a characteristic red glaze generously streaked with shades of purple... [Lire la suite]
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18 novembre 2018

A fine blue-glazed square vase, cong, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1379. A fine blue-glazed square vase, cong, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795); 11 3/8 in. (28.9 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000. Price realised HKD 204,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2006.  The rectangular body of archaistic form with characteristic circular foot ring and mouth rim, applied with a pair of moulded elephant-heads, each suspending a mock ring-handle, all covered with a lustrous dark violet-blue glaze, paling to a lighter blue on the... [Lire la suite]
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18 novembre 2018

A fine large robin's-egg-glazed vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 1378. A fine large robin's-egg-glazed vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 15½ in. (39.3 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 200,000. Price realised HKD 384,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2006.  Of tall baluster form, the broad rounded shoulders above a waisted neck, tapering gently towards the foot, covered all over in a dense evenly mottled turquoise and lavender-blue glaze. Note: A very similar example of the same size was sold in these Rooms, 26 April 2004, lot 1056.  ... [Lire la suite]
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18 novembre 2018

A fine blue and white ‘lotus’ bowl, lianzi wan, Xuande six-character mark and of the period (1426-1435)

Lot 2907. A fine blue and white ‘lotus’ bowl, lianzi wan, Xuande six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1426-1435); 8 1/8 in. (20.8 cm.) diam. Estimate: HK$4,000,000.00 - HK$6,000,000.00 (USD 512,700 - USD 769,050). Price realised HKD 4,900,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The bowl is delicately potted with deep rounded walls standing on a short foot. The bowl is decorated in a inky rich cobalt blue of varied tones. The interior with a central medallion... [Lire la suite]
18 novembre 2018

A blue and white 'Floral spray' lobed jar, Xuande six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

Lot 2906. A blue and white 'Floral spray' lobed jar, Xuande six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1426-1435); 4 ½ in. (11.4 cm.) high. Estimate: HK$3,000,000.00 - HK$5,000,000.00 (USD 384,525 - USD 640,875). Price realised HKD 2,980,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The square jar is modelled with rounded shoulders tapering to a low foot. It is decorated on the exterior to each lobe with lychee, peach, pomegranates and longan, all between two bands of petals at... [Lire la suite]
18 novembre 2018

An exceptional early-Ming blue and white ‘Peony scroll’ ewer, Yongle period (1403-1425)

Lot 2905. An exceptional early-Ming blue and white ‘Peony scroll’ ewer, Yongle period (1403-1425); 11 3/4 in. (30 cm.) high. Estimate: HK$5,000,000.00 - HK$7,000,000.00 (USD 640,875 - USD 897,225). Price realised HKD 6,100,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  The pear-shaped body is superbly potted with an elegant spout, joined to the neck with a cloud-shaped strut opposite a ridged loop handle above three moulded bosses simulating studs holding the handle in place, finely painted in attractive... [Lire la suite]

18 novembre 2018

A fine blue and white ‘Grapes’ charger, Yongle period (1403-1425)

Lot 2904. A fine blue and white ‘Grapes’ charger, Yongle period (1403-1425); 15 in. (38 cm.) diam. Estimate: HK$3,500,000.00 - HK$5,500,000.00 ((USD 448,612 - USD 704,962). Price realised HKD 8,740,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  The dish is painted in rich vivid tones of cobalt blue with three branches of grapes suspended from slender vines bearing coiled tendrils and broad leaves, surrounded on the cavetto by a composite floral scroll comprising lotus, camellia, lily, aster, chrysanthemum,... [Lire la suite]
18 novembre 2018

An exceedingly rare imperial blue-glazed gilt-decorated ‘dragon’ vase, yuhuchunping, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 2903. An exceedingly rare imperial blue-glazed gilt-decorated ‘dragon’ vase, yuhuchunping, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 10 in. (25.5 cm.) high. Estimate: HK$3,000,000.00 - HK$5,000,000.00 (USD 384,525 - USD 640,875). Price realised HKD 4,300,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  The vase is elegantly potted with an elongated pear-shaped body rising to a slender neck and flared mouth, supported on a slightly splayed foot. It is covered inside and out with a rich, deep blue glaze, with traces of a... [Lire la suite]
18 novembre 2018

A Ding white-glazed melon-shaped ewer, Five Dynasties-Northern Song dynasty (907-1127)

 Lot 2902. A Ding white-glazed melon-shaped ewer, Five Dynasties-Northern Song dynasty (907-1127);  5 in. (12.5 cm.) high. Estimate: HK$800,000.00 - HK$1,200,000.00 (USD 102,540 - USD 153,810). Price realised HKD 1,875,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  The ewer is delicately potted with a hexalobed body rising to an inverted lipped mouth covered with a strap appliqué. The shoulders are surmounted by a rope twist handle terminating in three separate straps, each with a triangular... [Lire la suite]
18 novembre 2018

A Jun sky-blue-glazed dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 2901. A Jun sky-blue-glazed dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century; 10 ¼ in. (26 cm.) diam. Estimate: HK$300,000.00 - HK$400,000.00 (US$ 38,452 - USD 51,270). Price realised HKD 725,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  With rounded sides rising to a slightly incurved rim, the dish is covered overall with a rich glaze of milky lavender-blue colour thinning to mushroom at the rim with the exception of the foot rim. The base has five spur marks. Provenance: Hirano Kotoken, Osaka,... [Lire la suite]
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