07 avril 2020

A rare white-glazed anhua-decorated 'lotus' stem bowl, Jiajing period (1522-1566)

Lot 56. A rare white-glazed anhua-decorated 'lotus' stem bowl, Jiajing period (1522-1566); 113⁄4 in. (29.7 cm.) long. Estimate: HKD 80,000 - HKD 150,000 (EUR 8,184 - EUR 15,345). © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. Provenance: Sold at Sotheby's London, 11 June 1996, lot 33A Hong Kong private family collectionSold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 30 November 2017, lot 432. Christie’s. Pavilion Online: Chinese Art, 21 - 28 April

07 avril 2020

A pair of white-glazed baluster vases, meiping, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 57. A pair of white-glazed baluster vases, meiping, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 113⁄4 in. (29.7 cm.) long. Estimate: HKD 20,000 - HKD 30,000 (EUR 2,046 - EUR 3,069). © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. Provenance: Collection of Warren E. CoxCollection of Ira and Nancy KogerAn English private collectionSold at Sotheby's London, 10 November 2017, lot 248. Christie’s. Pavilion Online: Chinese Art, 21 - 28 April
06 avril 2020

A Yixing 'robin's egg'-enameled faceted teapot and cover, 18th century

Lot 2039. A Yixing 'robin's egg'-enameled faceted teapot and cover, 18th century; 7½ in. (19 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 12,000. Price Realized USD 50,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The square body of the teapot tapers gently to the mouth rim, and has a loop handle on one side and a small curved spout on the other. The square, domed cover is surmounted by a loop handle and pierced with a small vent hole. The exterior and base are covered with a finely mottled... [Lire la suite]
06 avril 2020

A fine and extremely rare moulded celadon-glazed double-gourd vase, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795

Lot 1307. A fine and extremely rare moulded celadon-glazed double-gourd vase, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795); 7 1/8 in. (18 cm.) high. Estimate 8,000,000 - HKD 12,000,000. Price Realized HKD 14,680,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2006.  Crisply carved and moulded with confronted archaistic dragons and phoenix, their bodies dissolving into scrollwork, on the globular upper gourd and around the truncated lower bulb, the waisted neck encircled... [Lire la suite]
06 avril 2020

A fine and magnificent peacock-feather-glazed moonflask, bianhu, Qianlong incised six-character sealmark and of the period

Lot 1305. A fine and magnificent peacock-feather-glazed moonflask, bianhu, Qianlong incised six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795); 10 1/2 in. (26.5 cm.) high. Estimate 8,000,000 - HKD 10,000,000. Price Realized HKD 19,720,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2006.  Well potted with a flattened ovoid body rising to a slender cylindrical neck set with a pair of ruyi-shaped loop handles, the upper and lower body with slightly raised bands, covered overall... [Lire la suite]
06 avril 2020

A fine and rare small clair-de-lune-glazed jardiniere, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1301. A fine and rare small clair-de-lune-glazed jardiniere, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 5 5/8 in. (14.2 cm.) long. Estimate 1,800,000 - HKD 2,500,000. Price Realized HKD 1,680,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2006.  The rectangular jardiniere finely potted with low rounded sides supported on four shallow right-angled feet, the recessed base pierced with two circular apertures on either side of the reign mark, all covered in an... [Lire la suite]

02 avril 2020

A Guan-type ribbed bottle vase, Yongzheng seal mark in underglaze blue and possibly of the period

Lot 2197. A Guan-type ribbed bottle vase, Yongzheng seal mark in underglaze blue and possibly of the period; 13½ in. (34.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price Realized USD 81,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The vase is heavily potted with a lobed body rising to a plain cylindrical neck which is flanked by a pair of tubular lug handles. The vase is covered overall with a pale blue glaze suffused with black and light brown crackle that ends in a neat line on... [Lire la suite]
02 avril 2020

An unusual miniature gilded porcelain gu-form vase, 18th century

Lot 2195. An unusual miniature gilded porcelain gu-form vase, 18th century; 4¼ in. (10.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price Realized USD 8,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The exterior is gilded in contrast to the white interior. Provenance: Offered Sotheby Parke Bernet, Hong Kong, 22 May 1984, lot 176.  Note: A similarly sized Yongzheng dish with lavender-blue glaze and identical mark is illustrated in the exhibition catalogue, Shimmering... [Lire la suite]
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02 avril 2020

A pair of pale blue-glazed dishes, Yongzheng six-character marks in underglaze blue within double circles and of the period

Lot 2194. A pair of pale blue-glazed dishes, Yongzheng six-character marks in underglaze blue within double circles and of the period (1723-1735); 6 5/16 in. (16 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price Realized USD 20,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  Each dish has shallow, rounded sides flaring to a slightly everted rim. The exteriors are covered with a glaze of sky-blue color in contrast to the white rim and interior, stands. Property from the Collection of... [Lire la suite]
02 avril 2020

A pair of unusual copper-red-glazed bowls, Qianlong seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 2192. A pair of unusual copper-red-glazed bowls, Qianlong seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price Realized USD 35,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  Each bowl is potted with deep, rounded, flaring sides, and is covered on the exterior with a glaze of crushed-strawberry-red color that thins in areas to pale greenish-white below the rim. The interior is white. Note: Two other pairs of... [Lire la suite]