21 octobre 2017

An extremely rare 'Jun-imitation' vase, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 14. An extremely rare 'Jun-imitation' vase, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735), 21.5 cm, 8 1/2  in. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 GBP. Unsold. © Sotheby's. of compressed pear shape, the broad rounded sides rising from a spreading foot to a tall cylindrical neck, covered with a mottled copper-red glaze, thinning to an underlying pale blue glaze towards the foot, the base incised with a four character seal mark. Provenance: Collection of Ambassador and Mrs Joseph... [Lire la suite]

30 septembre 2015

A fine and rare 'Jun-imitation' vase, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng

Lot 3615. A fine and rare 'Jun-imitation' vase, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 27.9 cm., 11 in. Estimate 4,000,000 — 6,000,000 HKD (466,877 - 700,315 EUR). Unsold. Photo Sotheby's the robustly potted pear-shaped vessel supported on a splayed foot with two rectangular apertures evoking archaic bronze models, the rotund body rising to a wide slightly tapering neck to a galleried rim, covered overall with a mottled deep crushed-raspberry glaze thinning at the rim and... [Lire la suite]