13 janvier 2020

A pair of glazed bowls with cut-out decoration, 18th century

Lot 1373. A pair of glazed bowls with cut-out decoration, 18th century; 4 3/16 in. (10.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 11,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 Each has deep, rounded sides that flare towards the rim and are decorated with a delicately cut-out band of flower sprays, and covered overall with a clear glaze of pale blue-green tint that fills in the cut-out design and ends in a neat line on the foot. An apocryphal Xuande mark is on the base. Note: Very... [Lire la suite]

13 janvier 2020

A Guan-type flower-form bowl, Qianlong four-character seal mark in underglaze blue and probably of the period

Lot 1210. A Guan-type flower-form bowl, Qianlong four-character seal mark in underglaze blue and probably of the period; 4 5/8 in. (12 cm.) across. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 25,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 Made in imitation of Song dynasty Guan ware, the bowl has deep petal-molded sides and is covered overall with a pale greyish-blue glaze suffused with black and golden crackle that ends in a neat line of russet color at the foot.  Provenance: Fong Chow... [Lire la suite]
13 janvier 2020

A rare copper-red-glazed small Ming-style 'monk's cap' ewer and cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1204. A rare copper-red-glazed small Ming-style 'monk's cap' ewer and cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 5½ in. (14 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 109,350. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 Made in imitation of Xuande prototypes, the ewer has a globular body and an elegantly arched spout that issues from the front of the neck and extends from the galleried 'monk's cap' rim opposite the strap handle that terminates in a ruyi head on the body and is... [Lire la suite]
13 janvier 2020

A yellow enamelled bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 1184. A yellow enamelled bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 4 3/8 in. (11.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 171,750 © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The bowl has deep, rounded sides that rise to an everted rim and are covered on the exterior with a glaze of lemon-yellow color in contrast to the white interior.  Provenance: Raymond A. Bidwell (1876-1954), Collection.The... [Lire la suite]
09 janvier 2020

A blue-glazed faceted pear-shaped vase, fanghu, 18th-19th century

Lot 1262. A blue-glazed faceted pear-shaped vase, fanghu, 18th-19th century; 13 7/8 in. (35 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 13,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013. The pear-shaped body of rectangular section tapers towards the neck which is flanked by a pair of lug handles. The vase is covered overall with a deep, blue glaze. Provenance: Acquired in New York, 1987. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New York, 19 - 20 September 2013
08 janvier 2020

A gilt-decorated blue-ground bottle vase, Guangxu six-character mark and of the period (1875-1908)

Lot 1352. A gilt-decorated blue-ground bottle vase, Guangxu six-character mark and of the period (1875-1908); 15¼ in. (39 cm.) high. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 43,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013. The body is decorated with two five-clawed dragons contesting a flaming pearl amidst flames and clouds above a band of cresting waves and below a shou character and lotus band on the neck and another dragon at similar pursuit on the waisted neck, all in gilding on a blue ground. ... [Lire la suite]

08 janvier 2020

A gilt-decorated blue-ground bottle vase, Guangxu six-character mark and of the period (1875-1908)

Lot 1350. A gilt-decorated blue-ground bottle vase, Guangxu six-character mark and of the period (1875-1908); 15½ in. (39.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 25,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013. The bulbous body and waisted neck are decorated in gilding reserved on a rich blue ground with variously decorated medallions set between a petal-lappet border at the foot, a band of flower scroll and shou characters on the shoulder, and ruyi and key-fret bands at... [Lire la suite]
08 janvier 2020

A pair of blue-glazed mallow-form segmented dishes, Jiaqing seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 1348. A pair of blue-glazed mallow-form segmented dishes, Jiaqing seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1796-1820); 5 in. (12.8 cm.) wide. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 5,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013. Each is thickly potted with shallow rounded sides in the form of a five-petaled flower with petal-form compartments radiating from a central, circular compartment, and is covered inside and out with a glaze of rich blue thinning to a paler tone on the edges. ... [Lire la suite]
08 janvier 2020

A pair of blue-glazed dishes, Qianlong seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1347. A pair of blue-glazed dishes, Qianlong seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 6 5/8 in. (16 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 12,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013. Each has shallow, rounded sides that flare slightly at the rim, and are covered on the exterior with a glaze of deep cobalt-blue tone, in contrast to the white interior. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New York, 19 - 20 September 2013
08 janvier 2020

A large celadon-glazed carved ovoid jar, 18th century

Lot 1387. A large celadon-glazed carved ovoid jar, 18th century; 18 1/8 in. (46 cm.) high. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 99,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013. The heavily potted body is carved with a broad frieze of peony scroll between a band of petal lappets below and a ruyi band above, and the short waisted neck is encircled by a band of leaf tips. The exterior is covered with a soft sea-green glaze that continues over the rim into the neck. Provenance: Christie's New... [Lire la suite]