14 mai 2018

A yellow-glazed 'dragon' bottle vase, Xianfeng six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1851-1861)

Lot 180. A yellow-glazed 'dragon' bottle vase, Xianfeng six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1851-1861); 8 ¼ in. (21 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 10,000 (USD 6,755 - USD 13,510). Price realised GBP 43,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The bottle vase has a tall slender neck. The body is incised under the yellow glaze with five writhing five-clawed dragons chasing flaming pearls amongst clouds and flames.  Provenance: Mura collection, England, no. 26 ... [Lire la suite]

14 mai 2018

A fine pair of celadon-glazed barrel-form jars, Qianlong seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 179. A fine pair of celadon-glazed barrel-form jars, Qianlong seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795);  ½ in. (16.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000 (USD 27,020 - USD 40,530). Price realised GBP 106,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  Each ovoid jar is applied with a pair of monster-mask and ring handles set between rows of bosses around the shoulder and above the foot. They are each covered with a soft pale celadon glaze of an even tone continuing... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2018

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

Lot 178. A peachbloom-glazed bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000 (USD 40,530 - USD 67,550). Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  The elegant bowl is potted with a slightly flaring rim and is raised on a short foot. The exterior is covered with a mottled glaze of a soft red tone, thinning to a mushroom colour at the rim. Provenance: Professor E. T. Hall (1924-2001), no. 2Christie's... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2018

A celadon-glazed jardinière, 18th-19th century

Lot 177. A celadon-glazed jardinière, 18th-19th century; 8 ¼ in. (21. cm) diam. Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000 (USD 5,404 - USD 8,106). Price realised GBP 5,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  The rounded body is covered to the interior and exterior with a pale celadon glaze. The base has an unglazed ring enclosing a four-character hallmark reading zhiyuantang zhi (made for the far distant hall) in underglaze blue within a double square. Christie's. Fine... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2018

A celadon-glazed anhua-decorated bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

  Lot 176. A celadon-glazed anhua-decorated bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 6 ½ in. (16.3 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 4,000 (USD 2,702 - USD 5,404). Price realised GBP 11,875. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  The bowl is covered with a celadon glaze that thins at the rim to a creamy white tone and pools in the incised decoration of leafy lotus scrolls to the exterior. The white-glazed base has an apocryphal Zhengde mark. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2018

A small Guan-type bottle vase, Qianlong four-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 175. A small Guan-type bottle vase, Qianlong four-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 20,000 (USD 13,510 - USD 27,020). Price realised GBP 68,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  The vase is covered overall with an unctuous pale grey glaze suffused with a network of black crackle connected with thin pale crackle. The bottom of the foot is covered with a brown wash. Note: Compare a small... [Lire la suite]

14 mai 2018

A Ge-type lobed tripod washer, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 174. A Ge-type lobed tripod washer, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 3 ½ in. (9 cm.) wide. Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 8,000 (USD 6,755 - USD 10,808). Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  The compressed washer is separated into three lobes and stands on three tab feet. It is covered overall in a grey glaze suffused with a network of black crackles which stops just above the feet. Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 31 October 1995, lot 353. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2018

A lemon-yellow enamelled wine cup, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

Lot 128. A lemon-yellow enamelled wine cup, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 3 in. (7.5 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000 (USD 27,020 - USD 40,530). Price realised GBP 27,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  The thinly potted rounded sides rise from a short tapered ring foot. The exterior is evenly covered with a bright lemon-yellow enamel and the interior and base are applied with a transparent glaze. ... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2018

A yellow-glazed vase and cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 127. A yellow-glazed vase and cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 13 ¾ in. (35 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 8,000 (USD 6,755 - USD 10,808). Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  The vase is potted with a broad shoulder and slightly flaring neck. The domed cover is surmounted by a conical finial. It is covered all over with an unctuous deep yellow glaze, wood stand. Provenance: Private Dutch Collection, acquired prior to 1976, and then by descent within the family. ... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2018

Jean-Michel Basquiat, Flexible, 1984

Lot 5. Jean-Michel Basquiat, Flexible, signed with the artist's initials, titled and dated ""FLEXIBLE" JMB 1984" on the reverse, acrylic and oilstick on wood, 102 x 75 in. (259.1 x 190.5 cm.) Executed in 1984. Estimate On Request. Image courtesy of Phillips. Provenance: Acquired from the artist by the present owner Exhibited: New York, Mary Boone Gallery, Jean-Michel Basquiat, March 2 - 23, 1985, n.p. (illustrated)Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Centre Culturel Français, Jean-Michel... [Lire la suite]
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