22 mars 2020

An ovoid celadon-glazed bottle vase, Qing dynasty, early 18th century

Lot 3026. An ovoid celadon-glazed bottle vase, Qing dynasty, early 18th century; 27.3 cm., 10 3/4 in. Estimate 300,000 — 400,000 HKD. Lot Sold 350,000. Photo Sotheby's the ovoid body elegantly rising to a slender waisted neck and flaring mouth, the exterior covered in a soft bubble-suffused celadon glaze, the interior glazed white, the recessed base applied with a slightly lighter celadon glaze. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 08 april 2011

22 mars 2020

A pair of celadon-glazed dishes, Marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

  Lot 3025. A pair of celadon-glazed dishes, Marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 13.2 cm., 5 1/4 in. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 HKD. Lot Sold 1,040,000. Photo Sotheby's each with gently rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot to an everted rim, covered overall in a soft muted-green glaze, the white-glazed base inscribed with a six-character reign mark within a double-square. Provenance: Collection formed in the 1950s by Alexander Lambert Hood, 7th Viscount Hood,... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2020

A white-glazed chrysanthemum-shaped box and cover, Qing dynasty, early 18th century

  Lot 3500. A white-glazed chrysanthemum-shaped box and cover, Qing dynasty, early 18th century; 6 5/16 in. (16 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 120,000. Price Realized HKD 137,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013  The slightly domed cover is finely moulded with four concentric rings of chrysanthemum petals radiating from a stylised flowerhead in the centre, and the fluted box is moulded with a single band of petals. It is covered with a white glaze of faint bluish tinge, and the... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2020

A rare soft-paste white-glazed incised 'chrysanthemum' censer, Qianlong incised six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-

Lot 3501. A rare soft-paste white-glazed incised 'chrysanthemum' censer, Qianlong incised six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 5 in. (12.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 400,000. Price Realized HKD 1,600,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The vessel is after a bronze prototype with a cylindrical cross-section, supported on three squat cabriole legs. Incised on the interior with a centralised chrysanthemum motif, and the exterior and legs with scrolling... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2020

A soft-paste white-glazed peach-form brush washer, Qianlong incised six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3504. A soft-paste white-glazed peach-form brush washer, Qianlong incised six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 500,000. Price Realized HKD 500,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The washer is modelled in peach form with subtly incurving sides. One side of the washer moulded with a large peach growing from a gnarled leafy branch. The milky-white transparent glaze with slight crackle. Incised on the underside with the... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2020

A celadon-glazed peach-form brush washer, Qianlong four-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3505. A celadon-glazed peach-form brush washer, Qianlong four-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 5 1/2 in. (14 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price Realized HKD 475,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The washer is modelled in the form of a compressed peach with gently incurved sides. One side of the washer is moulded with two fruit and a stalk forming the handle, box. Provenance: Sold at Sotheby's London, 7 November 2007, lot 430. ... [Lire la suite]

22 mars 2020

An extremely rare pear-shaped reticulated celadon-glazed vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3024. An extremely rare pear-shaped reticulated celadon-glazed vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 27 cm., 10 5/8 in. Estimate 2,500,000 — 3,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 4,820,000. Photo Sotheby's the elegantly potted bottle vase with a gently swelling belly sweeping up to a truncated cylindrical neck, masterfully engineered with a deftly reticulated band of three large peonies with lush petals encircled by scrolling leaves subtly incised with veining, the... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2020

A fine celadon-glazed double-gourd vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3020. A fine celadon-glazed double-gourd vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 32.3 cm., 12 3/4 in. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 HKD. Lot Sold 3,140,000. Photo Sotheby's robustly potted with a compressed globular lower bulb, surmounted by a slightly smaller upper bulb gently rising to a narrow mouth, the exterior covered evenly in a lustrous glaze of a soft celadon tone, the recessed celadon-glazed base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark. ... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2020

A ru-type censer, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3019. A ru-type censer, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 17 cm., 6 5/8 in. Estimate 300,000 — 400,000 HKD. Lot Sold 475,000. Photo Sotheby's the rounded bombé sides rising from a short tapered foot to a waisted neck flanked by two loop handles, all covered in a thick even sky-blue glaze suffused with a fine network of crackles, the base inscribed with a six-character reign mark in underglaze blue. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2020

A pair of yellow-enamelled incised 'dragon' bowls, Jiaqing six-character seal marks and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 3498. A pair of yellow-enamelled incised 'dragon' bowls, Jiaqing six-character seal marks and of the period (1796-1820); 5 5/8 in. (14.2 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000. Price Realized HKD 750,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 Each bowl is well-potted with deep rounded sides rising from a short foot to a straight rim. Each is finely incised with a pair of dragons striding amidst flames in pursuit of a flaming pearl above cresting waves, covered overall in an enamel of... [Lire la suite]