12 novembre 2019

A rare Guan-type glazed octagonal moon flask, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 2920. A rare Guan-type glazed octagonal moon flask, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 19 1/16 in. (48.4 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000 (USD 38,519 - USD 64,199). Price realised HKD 750,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.  The moon flask is sturdily potted with a flattened octagonal body raised on a tapered foot and rising to a cylindrical neck flanked by a pair of openwork archaistic handles. The vase is covered under an... [Lire la suite]

12 novembre 2019

A fine and very rare Guan-type hexagonal vase, hu, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period

Lot 2916. A fine and very rare Guan-type hexagonal vase, hu, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 18 1/2 in. (47 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 2,400,000 - HKD 3,500,000 (USD 308,155 - USD 449,393). Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The vase is of compressed hexagonal section, the body with a prominent shoulder rising to a waisted neck with slightly lipped rim, the neck flanked by a pair of tubular handles, all supported on a high flared foot,... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2019

A rare Guan-type glazed hu-shaped vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 2910. A rare Guan-type glazed hu-shaped vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 11 1/8 in. (28.1 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 1,800,000 - HKD 2,600,000 (USD 231,116 - USD 333,835). Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The vase is of square section, with a slightly compressed rounded body rising to a tall neck demarcated with two pairs of raised bands below the two lug handles underneath a lipped rim, the tall splayed foot with a moulded band at... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2019

A rare Ru-type glazed vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 2907. A rare Ru-type glazed vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 8 in. (20.3 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 800,000 - HKD 1,500,000 (USD 102,718 - USD 192,597). Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The vase is potted with a slender ovoid body rising to a narrow waisted neck and a flaring mouth rim, supported on a spreading foot, applied overall with a soft bluish grey glaze suffused with a wide network of fine pale brown crackles, the foot ring... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2019

A fine and very rare white-glazed anhua-decorated ‘dragon’ bowl, Kangxi slip-decorated seal mark and of the period

Lot 2902. A fine and very rare white-glazed anhua-decorated ‘dragon’ bowl, Kangxi slip-decorated six-character seal mark and of the period (1662-1722); 3 5/8 in. (9.3 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000 (USD 77,039 - USD 102,718). Price realised HKD 1,000,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The egg-shell thin bowl is decorated in slip on the interior with two scaly dragons amidst clouds. The centre of the interior is inscribed in slip with a Kangxi reign mark in seal script,... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2019

A fine and rare ge-type glazed mallet-form vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period

Lot 2901. A fine and rare Ge-type glazed mallet-form vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 6 ½ in. (16.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 1,000,000 - HKD 1,500,000 (USD 128,113 - USD 192,169). Price realised HKD 3,965,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The vase is finely potted with angled shoulders rising to a cylindrical neck, covered overall with a thick pale grey glaze suffused with dark crackles, stopping neatly above the foot rim applied with... [Lire la suite]

12 novembre 2019

A rare carved agate ear cup, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 2808. A rare carved agate ear cup, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 3 3/8 in. (8.8 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 160,000 - HKD 240,000 (USD 20,544 - USD 30,816). Price realised HKD 150,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The vessel is thinly carved in the Han style. The oval bowl is with two flat crescent moon-shaped handles projecting below the rim at the longer sides, resting on a curved oval base. The luminous stone of attractive variegated tones is brilliantly polished, suffused with vermillion-red... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2019

A rare rock crystal ear cup, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220)

Lot 2807. A rare rock crystal ear cup, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220); 4 ¼ in. (10.8 cm.). Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000 (USD 25,680 - USD 38,519). Price realised HKD 275,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The oval rounded cup is carved with a pair of handles to the sides. The translucent rock crystal is suffused with russet streaks, box. Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong, 10 May 1998. Note: The ear cup first appeared in lacquer form during the late Spring and Autumn period (5th century BC), with... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2019

Divinité Taoïste, Chine, c. 17° siècle

Lot 117. Divinité Taoïste, Chine, c. 17° siècle. Alliage cuivreux doré. H. 33 cm. Est: €3,000 - €5,000. © Cornette de Saint-Cyr Représentation classique du personnage barbu, assis vêtu de longues robes, les mains jointes pour brandir un attribut disparu. En l’absence de ce dernier, l’identification précise de la divinité demeure délicate. Importants restes de dorure. Cornette de Saint-Cyr. Arts d’Asie - Art Tribal, 20 Novembre 2019. Expert: Cabinet Daffos-Estournel. Tel. : +33 6 09... [Lire la suite]
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12 novembre 2019

Dignitaire religieux, Chine, c. 18° siècle

Lot 191. Dignitaire religieux, Chine, c. 18° siècle. Bois. H. 17 cm. Est: €1,800 - €2,500. © Cornette de Saint-Cyr Beau portrait de personnage assis sur un trône en position de méditation. On notera la grande finesse d’exécution, le traitement particulier du costume, et surtout le caractère très individualisé des traits du visage qui doivent correspondre à une sorte de portrait réaliste. Cornette de Saint-Cyr. Arts d’Asie - Art Tribal, 20 Novembre 2019. Expert: Cabinet... [Lire la suite]
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