20 mai 2019

A famille rose enamelled glass snuff bottle, Imperial Palace Workshop, Beijing, 1770-1790

Lot 95. A famille rose enamelled glass snuff bottle, Imperial Palace Workshop, Beijing, 1770-1790; 1 ¾ in. (4.4 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000. Price realised GBP 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.  The bottle is finely decorated in famille rose enamels with a garden scene of rocks, bamboo, a blossoming prunus tree and chrysanthemums, all below a band of stylised flowers and foliage to the neck.  Provenance: Christie's London, 16 December 1983, lot... [Lire la suite]

12 mai 2019

A red overlay yellow ground bottle vase, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Lot 429. A red overlay yellow ground bottle vase, Qing dynasty (1644-1911); 15.1 cm, 5 7/8  in. Estimate 1,000 — 2,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the compressed globular body rising from a short foot to a tall straight neck, carved in relief through a layer of bright red glass to the opaque yellow ground with a peach tree and flowers issuing from rockwork. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Asian Art, London, 17 May 2019 10:00 AM
12 mai 2019

Two similar translucent blue glass lobed bottle vases, 19th century

Lot 276. Two similar translucent blue glass lobed bottle vases, 19th century; 12 1/8 in. (31 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000 (USD 13,000 - USD 19,500). © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.  Each vase is elegantly modelled with a globular lobed body, supporting a tall, columnar neck. The glass is of an attractive, sapphire-blue tone. One vase is incised just below the rim with an apocryphal Yongzheng mark, and the other with an apocryphal Qianlong mark.  Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics... [Lire la suite]
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12 mai 2019

A red glass mallet-shaped vase, Guangxu incised four-character mark and of the period (1875-1908)

Lot 239. A red glass mallet-shaped vase, Guangxu incised four-character mark and of the period (1875-1908); 13cm (5 1/8in) high. Estimate £ 5,000 - 8,000 (€ 5,800 - 9,300). © Bonhams 2001-2019. The vase with a cylindrical neck rising from a bell-shaped body, the recessed base with a wheel-cut four-character reign mark within a square, the glass of a deep rich ruby-red colour.  Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, London, 16 May 2019
15 avril 2019

A rare glass waterpot, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3709. A rare glass waterpot, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 7.5 cm, 2 7/8  in. Estimate 300,000 — 400,000 HKD. Lot sold 375,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. of compressed globular form surmounted by a gently tapering rim, the countersunk base wheel-cut with a four-character reign mark, the semi-translucent glass with faint inclusions Note: At the beginning of the Yongzheng period, the Imperial glasshouses established in the 35th year of the Kangxi reign (1696) were already... [Lire la suite]
07 avril 2019

A Blue Glass ‘Lotus’ Basin, Qing Dynasty, 1644-1911

Lot 3122. A Blue Glass ‘Lotus’ Basin, Qing Dynasty, 1644-1911; D 17.8cm H 9.5cm. Estimate HKD 120,000 - 200,000 (USD 15,284 - 25,474). Lot sold HKD 247,800 (USD 31,562). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited. Provenance: Christie's London, 14 October 2003, lot 106.  Poly Auction Hong Kong. Imperial Curiosity – Art of Interior Decoration, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 2 april 2019
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24 mars 2019

A rare engraved translucent amber glass 'floral' bowl, Qianlong mark and period (1735-1796)

Lot 730. A rare engraved translucent amber glass 'floral' bowl, Qianlong mark and period (1735-1796). Diameter 4 7/8  in., 12.4 cm. Estimate 7,000 — 9,000 USD. Lot sold 10,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's with steep rounded sides rising to a flaring rim, the exterior delicately engraved with a leafy boughs of flowering camellia issuing blossoms and tender buds, with a pair of fluttering butterflies and an insect above, the base incised with a four-character mark within a double square. ... [Lire la suite]
24 mars 2019

A Yellow Peking Glass Covered Bowl, Qianlong mark and period (1735-1796)

Lot 215. A Yellow Peking Glass Covered Bowl, Qianlong mark and period (1735-1796). Diameter 10.2cm. Estimate $20,000-30,000. © Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. the flared body rising from short straight foot to lipped mouth rim, carved to the exterior with a pair of taotiemasks separated by two geometric phoenix-head and geometric roundels, the domed cover surmounted by a peony-shaped finial, carved in relief with lotus sprays and pierced through the center, the glass in a semi-transparent yellow tone,... [Lire la suite]
28 novembre 2018

An imperial yellow glass tripod censer, Qianlong wheel-cut four-character mark within a double square and of the period (1736-17

Lot 2933. An imperial yellow glass tripod censer, Qianlong wheel-cut four-character mark within a double square and of the period (1736-1795); 3 ¾ in. (9.5 cm.) across handles. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000. Price realised HKD 937,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The slightly compressed bulbous body is raised on three truncated conical supports, with a pair of loop handles rising from the flared flat rim. The opaque glass is of a rich yellow tone.  ... [Lire la suite]
28 novembre 2018

A rare imperial amber-colour glass bottle vase, Qianlong wheel-cut four-character mark within a double square and of the period

Lot 2932. A rare imperial amber-colour glass bottle vase, Qianlong wheel-cut four-character mark within a double square and of the period (1736-1795); 9 in. (22.8 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 240,000 - HKD 320,000. Price realised HKD 300,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The vase is constructed with the body sitting on a countersunk base, flaring to a broad shoulder below a long, cylindrical neck. The metal is of a rich, deep caramel colour reminiscent of amber, box. Literature: Franz... [Lire la suite]