08 octobre 2017

A rare turquoise-ground white-enamelled wall vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong

Lot 3716. A rare turquoise-ground white-enamelled wall vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795), 20.6 cm, 8 1/8  in. Estimate 450,000 — 550,000 HKD. Lot sold 562,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. the flattened pear-shaped body rising from a short foot to a waisted cylindrical neck flaring at the rim, flanked by a pair of iron-red and gilt phoenix handles in openwork, the front painted in a white slip with a pair of addorsed kui dragons clambering amongst scrolling lotuses,... [Lire la suite]

22 septembre 2017

A copper-red dish, Qianlong mark and period (1735-1796)

Lot 821. A copper-red dish, Qianlong mark and period (1735-1796). Diameter 8 1/8  in., 20.6 cm. Estimate 2,000 -- 3,000 USD. Lot sold 3,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a short tapered foot to a slightly flared rim, covered overall in a deep red glaze, the base with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 16 Sep 2017
25 mars 2017

A bronze coin-shaped ritual plaque, early 20th century

Lot 73. A bronze coin-shaped ritual plaque, early 20th century. EstimateHKD 10,000 - HKD 15,000 (USD 1,293 - USD 1,940). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The coin-shaped plaque is cast on one side with a four-character inscription, Xianfeng zhongbao, ‘Treasured Currenty of the Xianfeng period’, and on the other with a two-character inscription, Zhenku, ‘Protecting the Treasury’, and another inscription from left to right in Manchu, above a four-character inscription in a line, Neiting gongfeng, ‘For... [Lire la suite]
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18 décembre 2016

Dish with dragons, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Reign of the Jiajing emperor (1522-1566)

Dish with dragons, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Reign of the Jiajing emperor (1522-1566). China, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province. Porcelain with underglaze decoration. H. 1 3/4 in x Diam. 8 3/4 in, H. 4.5 cm x Diam. 22.3 cm. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60P2097 © 2016 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture Blue-and-white Ceramics from China and PersiaOne of the most important innovations by Chinese potters was that of underglaze painting, which involves applying iron-, copper-, cobalt-, and other... [Lire la suite]
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15 novembre 2016

A rare flambé-glazed lobed vase, Impressed Jiaqing seal mark and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 5. A rare flambé-glazed lobed vase, Impressed Jiaqing seal mark and of the period (1796-1820). Estimate HK$ 700,000 - 900,000 (€84,000 - 110,000). Photo: Bonhams. The globular body rising from a splayed foot to a long slender neck surmounted by a garlic-shaped bulbous mouth, covered with a rich copper-red glaze of an attractive tone stopping neatly at the mouth and foot rim. 28cm (11in) high. Provenance: Almira Goodsell Rockefeller (1844-1920), wife of William A. Rockefeller Jr. (1841-1922),... [Lire la suite]
01 septembre 2016

A pair of small celadon-glazed beaker vases, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

Lot 914. A pair of small celadon-glazed beaker vases, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. each of archaistic gu form, the central bulb decorated with a band of keyfret, the splayed base and trumpet neck with pendent and upright plantain leaves, thickly applied overall with a lustrous glaze of olive-green tone pooling in the recesses (2) - Height 5 1/8  in., 13 cm. Provenance: Morgan Collection (according to label).Chait... [Lire la suite]

18 juillet 2016

A café-au-lait-glazed bowl, Qianlong period, dated 1767

Lot 541. A café-au-lait-glazed bowl, Qianlong period, dated 1767. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Lot sold 212,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's of double ogee form, the exterior covered with a pale 'café-au-lait' glaze, the base inscribed with a sample mark and dated to the thirty-first year; 15.7 cm., 6 1/8  in. Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 23rd/24th May 1978, lot 215. Note: The inscription reads, "Wu Number 94, thirty-first year, sample". Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong,... [Lire la suite]
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29 juin 2016

A rose enameled ovoid vase, Yongzheng mark, Republic period

Lot 9363. A rose enameled ovoid vase, Yongzheng mark, Republic period. Estimate US$ 1,500 - 2,500 (€1,400 - 2,300). Photo Bonhams. Of elongated oval form with a waisted neck and tall foot, the rose enamel on the exterior walls applied over a colorless glaze covering all surfaces except the foot pad, the recessed base bearing the four-character mark in a square cartouche drawn in blue enamel, the foot pad and rim finished in gilt. 9 3/8in (24cm) high Bonhams. ASIAN DECORATIVE... [Lire la suite]
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06 octobre 2015

A massive ormolu-mounted 'ge'-type vase, hu, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng

A massive ormolu-mounted 'ge'-type vase, hu, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng. Estimate 5,500,000 — 7,500,000 HKD (641,955 - 875,394 EUR). Photo Sotheby's the monumental vessel of archaistic hu-form robustly potted with a pear-shaped body on a splayed foot, covered overall with a thick blue-grey glaze suffused with dark brown crackles, each side moulded with four large slightly inset ogival panels forming strapwork divided by raised pyramid-form bosses, the neck collared with a raised horizontal band and set... [Lire la suite]
28 juillet 2015

A Langyao high-shouldered vase, China, Kangxi period

A Langyao high-shouldered vase, China, Kangxi period. Estimate 6000/8000 €. Sold 9.000 €. Photo Nagel with a high-shouldered, tapering body that flares at the base, and a cylindrical neck with slightly everted rim, is covered on the exterior with a crackled glaze of dark crushed-strawberry color that drains to mushroom on the upper part of the neck. The interior of the neck and the base are also covered with a crackled glaze of mushroom-greenish color. H. 41,2 cm. Good condition Property from an European... [Lire la suite]
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