14 septembre 2020

A rare copper-red-glazed 'Langyao' mallet vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 108. A rare copper-red-glazed 'Langyao' mallet vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); Height 17⅞ in., 45.4 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 USD. (C) 2020 Sotheby's   the high domed body flaring slightly towards the base, the tall columnar neck rising to a gently everted cup-shaped mouth and flanked by a pair of white biscuit dragon-head loop handles, covered overall in a translucent crimson-red glaze suffused with subtle crackle, draining to white at the rim, pooling to a burgundy color and stopping unevenly just... [Lire la suite]
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14 septembre 2020

A clair-de-lune-glazed hu-form vase, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

  Lot 105. A clair-de-lune-glazed hu-form vase, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722); Height 7¼ in., 18.3 cm. Estimate: 200,000 - 300,000 USD. (C) 2020 Sotheby's   finely potted, the compressed pear-shaped body supported on a straight foot, tapering to a wide columnar neck with an everted rim, the interior and exterior evenly glazed in a pale cornflower-blue thinning to white at the rim, the recessed base glazed white and inscribed with a six-character mark in underglaze blue in three vertical columns.   ... [Lire la suite]
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14 septembre 2020

A rare aubergine-glazed bowl, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 104. A rare aubergine-glazed bowl, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722); Diameter 5 in., 12.5 cm. Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 USD. (C) 2020 Sotheby's   the deep rounded sides supported on a straight foot and rising to an elegantly everted rim, glazed overall in a rich translucent purplish-indigo stopping just above the foot, draining evenly from the rim and pooling to a deeper tone at the well, the recessed base glazed white and inscribed with a six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle.   ... [Lire la suite]
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