19 avril 2018

A copper-red bottle vase, yuhuchun ping, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 25. A copper-red bottle vase, yuhuchun ping, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795); 30 cm, 12 in. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. the rounded sides rising from a spreading foot to a waisted neck and everted rim, richly applied on the exterior with a deep copper-red glaze, the base with a seal mark in underglaze blue. This vase is notable for its vibrant copper-red glaze, the even tone which accentuates the graceful curves of its profile. Copper was... [Lire la suite]

10 avril 2018

A celadon-glazed cong-form vase, Xuantong six-character mark and of the period (1909-1911)

Lot 2303. A celadon-glazed cong-form vase, Xuantong six-character mark and of the period (1909-1911); 11 1/4 in. (28.2 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 250,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The rectangular body is moulded on each side with the Eight Trigrams, Bagua, below a short cylindrical neck, covered with a soft bluish-green glaze, box. Note: Xuantong examples of this popular late Qing form and design are very rare.... [Lire la suite]
10 avril 2018

A fine flambé-glazed 'Pomegranate' vase, Qianlong incised six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 2287. A fine flambé-glazed 'Pomegranate' vase, Qianlong incised six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 8 in. (20.2 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 1,000,000 - HKD 1,500,000. Price realised HKD 2,190,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The vase is well potted of hexafoil lobed section with conforming neck and everted floriform rim, standing on a low flaring foot, all under a deep reddish-purple glaze with shades of blue and lavender running between the segments, the... [Lire la suite]
10 avril 2018

A fine and rare pink-enamelled meiping, Daoguang six-character seal mark and of the period (1821-1850) 

Lot 2286. A fine and rare pink-enamelled meiping, Daoguang six-character seal mark and of the period (1821-1850); 9 7/8 in. (25 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000. Price realised HKD 625,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The vase is well potted of characteristic meiping form, covered in finely mottled pink enamel. The rim and base are covered with a transparent glaze, box. Provenance: A private Chinese collection, acquired prior to 1949Sold at... [Lire la suite]
10 avril 2018

A fine incised and moulded celadon-glazed 'Peony' bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 2285. A fine incised and moulded celadon-glazed 'Peony' bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 10 1/2 in. (26.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000. Price realised HKD 625,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The bowl is potted with deep rounded sides rising from a circular foot, finely incised to the interior with a peony spray in the central medallion, surrounded by a peony scroll under a keyfret band, the exterior moulded and carved with a... [Lire la suite]
10 avril 2018

A large Ru-type glazed bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 2283. A large Ru-type glazed bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 14 3/8 in. (36.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000. Price realised HKD 500,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The bowl is heavily potted with gently curved sides rising from a circular foot to a flared rim, covered overall in a finely crackled glaze of sky-blue tone. The ring of the foot is applied with a brown wash, box.  Note: A pair of Yongzheng bowls... [Lire la suite]

10 avril 2018

A fine 'eel-skin' glazed bottle vase, Qianlong impressed six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 2280. A fine 'eel-skin' glazed bottle vase, Qianlong impressed six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 7 5/8 in. (19.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000. Price realised HKD 1,050,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The globular body is raised on a stepped foot and rises to a long cylindrical neck and terminating in a shallow cup-shaped rim. The vase is covered with a yellowish-green glaze suffused with dark speckles, wood stand, Japanese... [Lire la suite]
10 avril 2018

A flambé-glazed square vase, fanghu, Qianlong incised six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 2279. A flambé-glazed square vase, fanghu, Qianlong incised six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 12 in. (30.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 400,000. Price realised HKD 437,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The body tapers towards the quatrefoil mouth rim and is moulded on each wider side with a peach-shaped panel, and flanked by a pair of lug handles on the neck. The vase is covered with a streaked glaze of milky blue and reddish-purple colour. The... [Lire la suite]
10 avril 2018

A flambé-glazed 'pomegranate' vase, Qianlong impressed six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 2278. A flambé-glazed 'pomegranate' vase, Qianlong impressed six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 7 7/8 in. (20.1 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 400,000. Price realised HKD 437,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The vase is of hexafoil lobed section with conforming neck and everted floral rim, standing on a low flaring foot, all under a purplish glaze suffused with reddish and lavender streaks, the interior of the mouth with a light lavender glaze and the... [Lire la suite]
10 avril 2018

A fine soft-paste crackle-glazed archaistic vase, Qianlong impressed six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 2277. A fine soft-paste crackle-glazed archaistic vase, Qianlong impressed six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 8 1/8 in. (20.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 240,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 300,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The vase is finely potted with gracefully curving sides rising from a spreading foot to sharp shoulders and a slender neck, flaring at the mouth before sharply inverting. The lower body is impressed and incised with bands of... [Lire la suite]