18 mars 2015

An underglaze-blue-ground wine cup, Chongzhen period, circa 1643

An underglaze-blue-ground wine cup, Chongzhen period, circa 1643. Estimate $1,500 - $2,500. Price Realized $1,250 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The deep, U-shaped cup is raised on a high, spreading foot and is covered overall in pale cobalt blue under a transparent glaze. The interior is decorated with a delicate scroll band beneath the rim. 2 ¾ in. (7 cm.) diam. Provenance: The Property of Captain Michael Hatcher; Christie's Amsterdam, 14 March 1984, lot 252 (part lot).Collection of Julia... [Lire la suite]

17 mars 2015

A very rare lu Langyao slender baluster vase, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

A very rare lu Langyao slender baluster vase, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate $50,000 – $70,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The elegant body tapering slightly towards the slightly spreading foot and towards the waisted neck and slightly spreading mouth, covered on the exterior with a pale celadon-green color suffused with a fine clear and golden crackle - 17 ½ in. (44.4 cm.) high, wood stand  Provenance: The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, before 1971. ... [Lire la suite]
17 mars 2015

A large guan-type hu-form vase, China, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period.

A large guan-type hu-form vase, China, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate $150,000 – $250,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Based on a Song dynasty prototype, the faceted pear-shaped body of rectangular section raised on a molded pedestal foot pierced with a rectangular aperture on each of the narrow sides, with a double bow-string band encircling the upper body and another below the tubular rectangular handles, covered overall with a pale... [Lire la suite]
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16 mars 2015

A rare small Ru-type shallow dish, Yongzheng four-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period

A rare small Ru-type shallow dish, Yongzheng four-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period. Estimate $30,000 - $50,000. Price Realized $93,750. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The dish is sturdily potted with an everted rim above narrow, vertical lobes molded on the exterior, and is covered overall, including the base, in an even, sky-blue glaze, which pools to a slightly deeper color in the recesses on the exterior, and stops in a neat line above the brown-dressed foot rim. 5 3/8 in. (13.6 cm.) diam. ... [Lire la suite]
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16 mars 2015

A carved 'Longquan' deep bowl, Ming Dynasty, Yongle period

A carved 'Longquan' deep bowl, Ming Dynasty, Yongle period. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's the heavily potted U-form bowl with deep rounded sides resting on a low foot, carved on the interior with a central medallion of a flowering branch, the sides with eight detached flower sprays beneath a band of scrollwork around the rim, the exterior carved with a continuous band of peonies, the base with a burnt orange ring, lacquer cover, japanese wood box and cover (4) - Diameter 7... [Lire la suite]
15 mars 2015

A shufu-type, molded bowl, China, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

A shufu-type, molded bowl, China, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368). Estimate USD 2,000 - 3,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The center of the interior molded with a flower head below a band of composite flower scroll, covered inside and out with a glaze of faint blue tone - 6 5/8 in. (17 cm.) diameter Property from the Private Collection of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH VOLUME VII: CHINESE WORKS OF ART ONLINE


14 mars 2015

A rare large Qingbai carved vase, meiping, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

A rare large Qingbai carved vase, meiping, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368). Estimate $30,000 – $50,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The elegantly-potted, high-shouldered vase is crisply carved with a band of four large peony blooms borne on a continuous, meandering leafy stem, between two molded bow-string bands. The tapering lower section is encircled by a band of upright lotus petals, and the shoulder is carved with a band of scrolls below the short, cylindrical neck. The vase is covered in a semi-translucent glaze of... [Lire la suite]
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14 mars 2015

A large white-glazed porcelain dish, Yongle period (1403-1425)

A large white-glazed porcelain dish, Yongle period (1403-1425). Estimate $40,000 – $60,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The dish is well potted with rounded sides rising from the circular foot to a slightly lipped rim, and is covered inside and out with a thick white glaze. The base is unglazed. 15 7/8 in. (40.5 cm) diam. Provenance: Hal B. Wallis (1898-1986) Collection. Notes: Compare the similar dish of slightly smaller size (15 1/8 in.) illustrated by J. Ayers, Chinese Ceramics: The Koger... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2015

A rare ge-type mallow-form dish, Yuan-early Ming Dynasty, 13th-14th century

A rare ge-type mallow-form dish, Yuan-early Ming Dynasty, 13th-14th century. Estimate $40,000 – $60,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The dish has gently out-curved sides and subtle ribs on the interior that rise to each notch in the hexalobed, metal band-mounted rim, and is covered overall with a warm, grey glaze suffused with a dense network of black crackle ('iron wire') interspersed with light brown crackle ('golden thread') that falls in a neat line above the neatly cut foot which is covered with a black... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2015

A Guan-type square section vase, Cong, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

A Guan-type square section vase, cong, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate $100,000 – $150,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The sturdily potted vase is relief-molded on each of the sides with the bagua, the Eight Daoist Trigrams, arranged into horizontal registers of two columns, and is supported on a spreading foot. It is covered overall in an unctuous, widely-crackled, Guan-type glaze stopping at the brown-dressed biscuit foot ring. 11 in. (28.5... [Lire la suite]
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