18 avril 2014

A rare large Kangxi Period (1662–1722) langyao copper red baluster-shaped vase

A rare large Kangxi Period (1662–1722) langyao copper red baluster-shaped vase. Estimate: £25,000–35,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2014. The tall powerfully shaped body rises to a waisted cylindrical neck. It is covered with a crackle-suffused glaze of deep crushed strawberry-red colour falling in a thick line above the unglazed foot and thinning to a pale tone below the white rim. 18 ¾ in. (47.5 cm.) high. Notes: The term langyao, 'lang wares' derives its name from Lang Tingji, director of the official kilns at... [Lire la suite]
14 avril 2014

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

A copper-red 'three fish' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period. Photo Bonhams The exterior decorated with three evenly-spaced fish in rich copper-red thinning at the top and pooling at the bottom, the interior glazed white. 22.8cm (8 7/8in) diam. Estimate £20,000 - 30,000 (€24,000 - 36,000) Provenance: Sotheby's London, 17 December 1996, lot 90The Inder Rieden Collection. It is particularly rare to find bowls of this design in this relatively large size. However, a pair of bowls from the E.T.Chow Collection... [Lire la suite]

14 avril 2014

A rare flambé-glazed rectangular pear-shaped vase, hu. Incised Qianlong seal mark and of the period

A rare flambé-glazed rectangular pear-shaped vase, hu. Incised Qianlong seal mark and of the period. Photo Bonhams The pear-shaped vessel covered in a rich purple transmutation glaze streaked with mottled sky-blue, thinning to a light beige at the mouth rim, the edges of the square tubular handles and the moulded channels on the neck, all running down to a neatly ground footrim, the glaze with typical triangular pin-pricks, the body with moulded peach-shaped panels to each side, the base and inside footrim with an ochre glaze... [Lire la suite]
14 avril 2014

A sang-de-boeuf-glazed stem bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period

A sang-de-boeuf-glazed stem bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period. Photo Bonhams Rising from a tall, slightly spreading stem, all under a rich red glaze, thinning slightly around the base of the bowl and the gently flaring rim. 16cm (6 1/4in) diam. Estimate £15,000 - 20,000 (€18,000 - 24,000 Provenance: a distinguished European private collection A similar stem cup with a Yongzheng mark and of the period in the Zhuyuetang Collection is illustrated in Shimmering Colours: Monochromes of the Yuan to Qing Periods,... [Lire la suite]
14 avril 2014

A powder-blue and gilt 'medallion' bottle vase, Guangxu six-character mark and of the period

A powder-blue and gilt 'medallion' bottle vase, Guangxu six-character mark and of the period. Photo Bonhams All covered with an even-bright powder-blue glaze, the bulbous body and flaring neck painted in gold with scattered medallions of different design including those from nature such as birds, insects and plants such as iris and double gourds and other more geometric patterns including shou characters, the Eight Trigrams or stylised flowers, the shoulder with a decorative band containing shou characters amid lotus scrolls.... [Lire la suite]
14 avril 2014

A clair-de-lune carved archaistic bottle vase, 18th-19th century

A clair-de-lune carved archaistic bottle vase, 18th-19th century. Photo Bonhams The rounded body carved with a central band with four pairs of stylised phoenix issuing from archaistic squared scrolls between two narrow bands of incised key-fret, the straight neck with stiff upward-pointing lappets and stylised taotie masks at the mouth, the exterior all covered with a delicate pale blue glaze pooling at the recesses and reaching into the interior of the neck, 41.8cm (16 1/2in) high. Estimate £10,000 - 15,000 (€12,000 - 18,000) ... [Lire la suite]


14 avril 2014

A large blue-glazed bowl, Incised Wanli six-character mark and of the period

A large blue-glazed bowl, Incised Wanli six-character mark and of the period. Photo Bonhams The heavily potted bowl raised on a low circular foot, the gently rounded sides rising to the flaring rim, all covered on the exterior with a rich deep cobalt glaze, paling at the rim and stopping neatly at the foot, the underside glazed white. 30.5cm (12in) diam. Estimate £16,000 - 20,000 (€19,000 - 24,000) Provenance: Cunliffe Collection (label)E.T.Hall Collection, no.317 (label)Christie's London, 7 June 2004, lot 216 Compare a bowl... [Lire la suite]
14 avril 2014

A blue-glazed baluster vase, meiping, 18th century

A blue-glazed baluster vase, meiping, 18th century. Photo Bonhams The elegant vase modelled with a gently spreading foot rising to high shoulders and a narrow waisted neck, covered on the exterior with a deep cobalt blue glaze, stopping neatly at the foot and paling slightly at the mouth, the interior glazed wide and the base unglazed. 20.5cm (8in) high. Estimate £2,000 - 3,000 (€2,400 - 3,600) Provenance: Cunliffe Collection, no.PM60E.T.Hall Collection, no.301Christie's London, 7 June 2004, lot 153A British private collection ... [Lire la suite]
14 avril 2014

A small blue-glazed saucer-dish, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period

A small blue-glazed saucer-dish, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period. Photo Bonhams Finely potted with shallow gently-curved sides, covered in a rich, smooth glaze, thinning slightly at the rim. 16.2cm (6 3/8in) diam. Estimate £3,000 - 5,000 (€3,600 - 6,000) Provenance: an English private collection Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART. London, New Bond Street, 15 May 2014 - www.bonhams.com
14 avril 2014

A rare teadust-glazed pear-shaped vase, Impressed Qianlong seal mark and of the period

A rare teadust-glazed pear-shaped vase, Impressed Qianlong seal mark and of the period. Photo Bonhams The compressed pear-shaped body rising from a spreading foot and tapering to a tall cylindrical neck, all covered with an evenly-mottled dark yellow-green glaze stopping at the foot, the base with the impressed seal mark, box. 33cm (13in) high (2). Estimate £20,000 - 30,000 (€24,000 - 36,000) Provenance: Sotheby's London, 12 and 13 July 2006, lot 161 The Inder Rieden Collection Compare a very similar vase illustrated by... [Lire la suite]


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