01 octobre 2020

A rare celadon-glazed brush washer, Qianlong incised six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 861. A rare celadon-glazed brush washer, Qianlong incised six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 5 5/8 in. (14.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD 225,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. The pear-shaped vessel of rectangular section with canted corners, the neck flanked by a pair of tubular handles, covered overall with a greenish-grey glaze suffused with a broad grey crackle. Provenance: Renee Dudley Collection.Sydney L. Moss Ltd., London, 7 May 1968.The... [Lire la suite]

01 octobre 2020

A small Guan-type faceted hu-form vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 861. A small Guan-type faceted hu-form vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 5 3/8 in. (13.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 106,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. The pear-shaped vessel of rectangular section with canted corners, the neck flanked by a pair of tubular handles, covered overall with a greenish-grey glaze suffused with a broad grey crackle. Provenance: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection,... [Lire la suite]
01 octobre 2020

A rare carved celadon-glazed ogee-form dish, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 860. A rare carved celadon-glazed ogee-form dish, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 16,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. The interior incised with five bats and waves encircling a shou medallion below cloud scrolls incised in the well, the exterior carved with five bats in flight above waves and rocks. Provenance: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection,... [Lire la suite]
01 octobre 2020

A small pale blue-glazed dish, Yongzheng four-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 859. A small pale blue-glazed dish, Yongzheng four-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 16,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. The thickly potted dish with horizontally stepped sides below a flat everted mouth rim, and covered overall with a pale blue glaze. Provenance: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection, Chicago, acquired prior to 1990. Exhibited: New York, China... [Lire la suite]
01 octobre 2020

A celadon-glazed pouring vessel, Qianlong four-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 858. A celadon-glazed pouring vessel, Qianlong four-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 4 5/8 in. (11.8 cm.) wide. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 6,875. © Christie's Image 6 ½ in. (16.5 cm.) highLtd 2020. Made in imitation of a rhinoceros horn cup, and set with a handle of square section at one end, covered overall with a soft, pale bluish-green glaze. Provenance: K. W. Woollcombe-Boyce Collection, no. 177.Sydney L. Moss Ltd., London, 15 June... [Lire la suite]
01 octobre 2020

A clair-de-lune brush washer, tangluoxi, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 857. A clair-de-lune brush washer, tangluoxi, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722); 4 5/8 in. (11.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 30,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Of compressed globular form, covered overall with a pale lavender-blue glaze of even tone thinning at the mouth rim,silver cover. Provenance: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection, Chicago, acquired prior to 1990. Christie's. Sacred and Imperial: The... [Lire la suite]

01 octobre 2020

A small Guan-type pear-shaped bottle vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 856. A small Guan-type pear-shaped bottle vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 5 ¾ in. (14.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 125,000. © Christie's Image 6 ½ in. (16.5 cm.) highLtd 2020. The globular body tapering to a tall cylindrical neck, covered overall with a bluish-grey glaze suffused with a golden crackle, the foot rim covered with a brownish-black dressing. Provenance: C. T. Loo Chinese Art (successor... [Lire la suite]
01 octobre 2020

A Guan-type mallet vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 855. A Guan-type mallet vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 7 ¾ in. (19.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 400,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. With slightly tapering cylindrical body rising to an angled shoulder below the tall cylindrical neck surmounted by a galleried mouth rim, covered with a greenish-blue glaze suffused with a golden-brown crackle, the foot rim covered with a black wash. Provenance: R.... [Lire la suite]
01 octobre 2020

A rare and finely incised pale celadon-glazed 'bats' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period

Lot 853. A rare and finely incised pale celadon-glazed 'bats' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 4 ¾ in. (12 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 47,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Finely potted with rounded sides flaring slightly to the mouth rim, the exterior incised with nine bats in flight above rocky outcrops rising from crashing waves, the interior incised with a central medallion of a pair of bats encircled by waves, all under a... [Lire la suite]
30 septembre 2020

A Guan-type hu-form vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 852. A Guan-type hu-form vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 7 ¾ in. (19.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 118,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Well-potted with pear-shaped body tapering to a broad cylindrical neck, flanked by a pair of animal-head handles, covered overall with a greyish-blue glaze suffused with a clear crackle, the foot rim covered with a brown dressing. Provenance: C. T. Loo Chinese Art (successor Frank... [Lire la suite]