02 décembre 2022

A moulded Longquan celadon 'peacock' garden stool, 14th - early 15th century

Lot 141. A moulded Longquan celadon 'peacock' garden stool, 14th - early 15th century; h. 37 cm. Lot sold: 2,268,000 HKD (Estimate: 200,000 - 300,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 in the form of a well-proportioned drum, sturdily potted, the top carved in relief with a large flower head, encircled by a continuous floral scroll, the bulging sides decorated with three peacocks in different poses - one standing proudly, another flying with grace, and a third combing its feathers - surrounded... [Lire la suite]

28 novembre 2022

A fine white biscuit porcelain 'cranes and pine' brushpot, bitong, 19th century

Lot 29. A fine white biscuit porcelain 'cranes and pine' brushpot, bitong, 19th century; 13.8cm (5 3/8in) high. Sold for £7,650 (Est: £6,000 - £8,000). © Bonhams 2001-2022 Exquisitely carved around the exterior with a large gnarled pine tree with fine pine needles and a crane perched among the branches, beside it a rocky outcrop issuing auspicious lingzhi fungus and bamboo with a flittering butterfly above. Provenance: Belfont Company (Hong Kong) Ltd., 28 June 1994. Published and... [Lire la suite]
20 novembre 2022

A blue-glazed cong-form vase, Mark and period of Guangxu (1875-1908)

Lot 366. A blue-glazed cong-form vase, Mark and period of Guangxu (1875-1908). Height 11⅝ in., 29.4 cm. Sold for $8,190 (Estimate $6,000 - $8,000). © Sotheby's 2022 the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue. Provenance: Remy le Fur & Associés, Paris, 17th December 2010, lot 207. Important Chinese Art, New York, 21 september 2022
20 novembre 2022

A celadon-glazed 'peony scroll' yenyen vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 410. A celadon-glazed 'peony scroll' yenyen vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 17¼ in., 43.8 cm. Sold for $10,080 (Estimate $6,000 - $8,000). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: Acquired prior to 1995. Important Chinese Art, New York, 21 september 2022
20 novembre 2022

A rare copper-red-glazed bowl, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 374. A rare copper-red-glazed bowl, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Diameter 5⅞ in., 14.9 cm. Sold for $15,120 (Estimate $8,000 - $12,000). © Sotheby's 2022 Note: This unique vessel is exceedingly rare for its shape with a domed base terminating in a slightly convex center. Fired upside down in the kilns, the present lot is entirely covered with a lustrous copper-red glaze save for the mouth rim. Compare a Yongzheng blue-glazed covered example, but with a white-glazed base and a... [Lire la suite]
20 novembre 2022

A copper-red-glazed dish, Mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 370. A copper-red-glazed dish, Mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Diameter 7¾ in., 19.2 cm. Sold for $10,080 (Estimate $6,000 - $8,000). © Sotheby's 2022 the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle. Important Chinese Art, New York, 21 september 2022

20 novembre 2022

A copper-red-glazed bowl, Seal mark and period of Qianlong

Lot 369. A copper-red-glazed bowl, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Diameter 6⅛ in., 15.6 cm. Sold for $30,240 (Estimate $5,000 - $7,000). © Sotheby's 2022 the base with a six-character seal mark reserved in a square. Provenance: Hong Kong Private Collection.  Important Chinese Art, New York, 21 september 2022
20 novembre 2022

A teadust-glazed bottle vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong

Lot 368. A teadust-glazed bottle vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Height 12½ in., 32 cm. Sold for $37,800 (Estimate $30,000 - $50,000). © Sotheby's 2022 the base with a six-character seal mark reserved in a square. Provenance: Christie's Tokyo, 15th February 1981, lot 319.  Important Chinese Art, New York, 21 september 2022
19 novembre 2022

A molded gourd 'floral' garlic-mouth vase, Shangwan mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

  Lot 345. A molded gourd 'floral' garlic-mouth vase, Shangwan mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Height 7⅛ in., 18 cm. Lot sold: 25,200 USD (Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 the base molded with a four-character Qianlong shang wan mark. Important Chinese Art, New York, 21 september 2022
18 novembre 2022

Two rare celadon-glazed square brushpots, bitong, Qianlong seal marks and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 26. Two rare celadon-glazed square brushpots, bitong, Qianlong seal marks and of the period (1736-1795); 9.7cm (3 3/4in) high and 8cm (3 1/4in) high. (2). Sold for £21,675 (Estimate £3,000 - 5,000). © Bonhams 2001-2022 Each with tall straight sides rising to an inward-curving rim, covered overall with a celadon glaze of sea-green tone. Provenance: P.C. Lu Works of Art Ltd., Hong Kong, 3 May 2003. Note: Compare with a related russet-splashed celadon-glazed square brushpot, Qianlong seal mark... [Lire la suite]