25 août 2019

Qianlong Monochrome sold at Christie's New York, 19 March 2008

Lot 633. A small Guan-type bottle vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 3 7/8 in. (10 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 39,400. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008.   Covered overall with a pale grey glaze suffused with black crackle ('iron wire') connected with some pale gold crackle ('golden thread'), the bottom of the foot covered with a brown dressing. Provenance: Stephen Junkunc,... [Lire la suite]

25 août 2019

Qianlong Monochrome sold at Sotheby's New York, 18 March 2008

Lot 123. A Flambé-Glazed Vase, Fanghu, Qianlong Incised Seal Mark and Period (1736-1795); height 11 3/8 in., 29 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Lot sold 15,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the swelling body of rectangular section, with slightly waisted vertical neck, front and back molded with a 'peach'-form panel, the neck flanked by twin lug handles, all on a conforming low foot, the body with a flowing glaze of ox-blood red, lilac-blue and purple, thinning to ivory at the extremities, the... [Lire la suite]
25 août 2019

A teadust-glazed vase, Qianlong six-character incised seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 755. A teadust-glazed vase, Qianlong six-character incised seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 12 ¾ in. (33.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 52,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.   The vase has a compressed body and cylindrical neck and is covered overall with an opaque glaze of finely mottled dark yellowish-green color that continues into the interior and also covers the base. The foot is covered with a dark wash.  Provenance: Mrs.... [Lire la suite]
25 août 2019

A clair-de-lune-glazed ogee-form bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 749. A clair-de-lune-glazed ogee-form bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 7 5/8 in. (19.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 12,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.  The bowl is covered overall with a glaze of pale blue color thinning to white at the mouth rim. Provenance: Emily Crane Chaelbourne (1871–1964) Collection, Chicago, before 1926.The Art Institute of Chicago, accessioned in... [Lire la suite]
25 août 2019

A teadust-glazed vase, Qianlong six-character incised seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 747. A teadust-glazed vase, Qianlong six-character incised seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 12 ¾ in. (32.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 52,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.  The vase has a compressed body and cylindrical neck and is covered overall with an opaque glaze of finely mottled dark yellowish-green color that continues into the interior and also covers the base. The foot is covered with a dark wash. Provenance: Emily Crane Chaelbourne... [Lire la suite]
25 août 2019

A teadust-glazed vase, Qianlong six-character incised seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 741. A teadust-glazed vase, Qianlong six-character incised seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 13 in. (33 cm.) high. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.  The vase has a compressed body and cylindrical neck and is covered overall with an opaque glaze of finely mottled dark yellowish-green color that continues into the interior and also covers the base. The foot is covered with a dark wash. Provenance: Pauline (1882-1956) and Potter Palmer II (1875-1943)... [Lire la suite]

25 août 2019

Yongzheng Monochrome sold at Christie's New York, 19 March 2008

Lot 631. A small copper-red-glazed bottle vase, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 5 in. (12.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 4,000. Price realised USD 27,400. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008.  With compressed body and tall neck, the exterior covered with a glaze of deep crushed strawberry color thinning slightly at the rim. Provenance: Stephen Junkunc, III.   Lot 632. A fine Ming-style... [Lire la suite]
25 août 2019

A copper-red-glazed pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Yongzheng-Qianlong period (1723-1795)

Lot 754. A copper-red-glazed pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Yongzheng-Qianlong period (1723-1795); 11 5/8 in. (29.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 37,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.  The exterior is covered with a mottled glaze of deep red color suffused with a fine network of crackle, paling to a creamy-white at the rim and continuing into the interior. Provenance: Celia Schmidt Collection.The Art Institute of Chicago, accessioned in 1978.   ... [Lire la suite]
25 août 2019

A miniature incised white-glazed 'garlic-head' vase, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue and probably of the period

Lot 748. A miniature incised white-glazed 'garlic-head' vase, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue and probably of the period (1723-1735); 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.   The vase has a bulbous body rising to a garlic-head-shaped mouth and is incised under the glaze with a five-clawed dragon chasing a flaming pearl amidst clouds. all under a white glaze of pale blue tone. Provenance: Kate Sturges Buckingham (1858–1937)... [Lire la suite]
25 août 2019

A copper-red-glazed bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 762. A copper-red-glazed bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 7 1/8 in. (18 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 30,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.  The bowl is finely potted with deep rounded sides rising to a flared rim, and is covered inside and out with a finely mottled glaze of deep red color that thins at the rim. Provenance: Emily Crane Chaelbourne (1871–1964) Collection,... [Lire la suite]