11 novembre 2017

A rare celadon-glazed saucer dish, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 274. A rare celadon-glazed saucer dish, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795). 6 3/8. in. (16.2 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 7,000 - GBP 9,000. Price realised GBP 17,500. © Christies Images Ltd 2017 The finely potted dish is carved to the exterior with archaistic bats, above a band of ruyi-heads enclosing the foot rim. The exterior is covered in an even pale bluish-green glaze. Provenance: From a private American collection. ... [Lire la suite]

11 novembre 2017

A pair of celadon-glazed cong-shaped vases, Guangxu six-character marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1875-1908)

Lot 216. A pair of celadon-glazed cong-shaped vases, Guangxu six-character marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1875-1908). 11 in. (28 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000. Price realised GBP 35,000. © Christies Images Ltd 2017 Each square-section vase is moulded to the rectangular sides with the Eight Trigrams, bagua, and is covered in a pale bluish-celadon glaze.    Provenance: Property of a Nordic Gentleman Note: An almost identical pair... [Lire la suite]
10 novembre 2017

A guan-type glazed 'lingzhi' washer, 18th century

The gently lobed washer finely potted with shallow ribbed sides rising to form the rim of a lingzhi fungus head borne on a stem that forms the handle issuing a second, smaller lingzhi between the scrolling sides of the washer, wood stand.The gently lobed washer finely potted with shallow ribbed sides rising to form the rim of a lingzhi fungus head borne on a stem that forms the handle issuing a second, smaller lingzhi between the scrolling sides of the washer, wood stand. Provenance: an... [Lire la suite]
10 novembre 2017

A copper-red 'three fish' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 276. A copper-red 'three fish' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735). 19.4cm (7 5/8in) diam. Estimate GBP  3,000-5,000. Sold for £8,125 (€9,194). Photo: Bonhams. The deep rounded sides supported on a straight foot raising to a gently everted rim, the exterior boldly painted in copper-red with three fishes. Provenance: an English private collection  A similar bowl is illustrated by R.Krahl, Chinese Ceramics from the Meiyintang Collection, vol.IV (II), London, 1994,... [Lire la suite]
10 novembre 2017

A rare white-glazed ovoid vase, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 278. A rare white-glazed ovoid vase, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735). 20.5cm (8 1/8in) high. (2). Estimate  GBP  2,000 ~ 3,000. Sold for £30,000 (€33,948). Photo: Bonhams. Of tall slender ovoid form, decorated to the high rounded shoulder applied in relief with six evenly-spaced prunus medallions, covered all under a lustrous glaze of ivory-white tone, wood cover. Provenance: an English private collection  Bonhams. FINE CHINESE... [Lire la suite]
10 novembre 2017

An anhua-incised white-glazed 'lotus' cup, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 277. An anhua-incised white-glazed 'lotus' cup, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735). 9cm (3 1/2in) diam. (2). Estimate  GBP  4,000 ~ 6,000. Sold for £20,000 (€22,632). Photo: Bonhams. Thinly potted with six petal-like lobes each delicately incised with thin lines above a band of moulded and incised lappets above the low foot, Japanese box.  Provenance: a French private collection Note: Compare a very similar but slightly larger white-glazed cup,... [Lire la suite]

10 novembre 2017

An incised white-glazed 'phoenix' jar, 16th century

Lot 275. An incised white-glazed 'phoenix' jar, 16th century. 17.2cm (6 3/4in) high. Estimate  GBP  2,000 ~ 3,000. Sold for £13,750 (€15,559). Photo: Bonhams. Of stoutly potted wide-shouldered form, lightly incised around the sides with a pair of stylised phoenixes amidst wispy clouds, above a broad lappet border, the glaze of creamy-white tone.  Provenance: an English private collection Note: A similar white glazed jar, Ming dynasty, incised with dragons is published in... [Lire la suite]
08 novembre 2017

A small lemon-yellow-glazed dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze-blue within a double-square and of the period

Lot 78. A small lemon-yellow-glazed dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze-blue within a double-square and of the period (1723-1735). 3 ½ in. (8.9 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000. Price realised GBP 93,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. This dish is finely potted with shallow rounded sides on a wide low tapered foot. The interior and exterior are covered overall in a rich lemon-yellow glaze.  Provenance: From a private collection in the UK. A pair of Yongzheng period... [Lire la suite]
31 octobre 2017

A large celadon relief-decorated floral vase, 18th-19th century

Lot 122. A large celadon relief-decorated floral vase, 18th-19th century. 25in (63.5cm) high. Estimate USD  10,000 - 15,000. Sold for US$ 10,000 (€8,592). Photo: Bonhams. The globular body supported on a pedestal foot and finely carved in low relief with a band of stylized lotus blossoms borne on scrolling leafy vines, surmounted by a tall cylindrical neck, decorated with finger citrons and wisteria, and flanked by a pair of tubular handles, the decoration all set between bands of key-fret and... [Lire la suite]
29 octobre 2017

A Guan-type arrow vase, Daoguang mark and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 134. A Guan-type arrow vase, Daoguang mark and of the period (1821-1850). 11 3/4in (30cm) high. Estimate US$ 15,000 - 25,000 (€13,000 - 22,000). Sold for US$ 168,750 (€144,999). Photo: Bonhams. Of circular section with rounded sides rising to a sharply angled shoulder, tapering to a cylindrical neck flanked by tubular handles, all supported on a short foot, the unglazed foot ring enclosing a glazed base centered by a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue, the glazed surfaces of pale, grayish-green with a... [Lire la suite]