17 septembre 2021

A rare 'ru-type' cong-shaped vase, Qianlong seal mark and probably of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 325. A rare 'ru-type' cong-shaped vase, Qianlong seal mark and probably of the period (1736-1795); 11 1/4in (28cm) high. Estimate US$ 25,000 - 35,000 (€ 21,000 - 30,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 The heavily potted vessel imitating the archaic jade cong form, supported on a circular short foot with two pierced apertures, the straight sides molded to the corners with raised trigram-like bands, one side pierced with two pairs of holes, all under an unctuous Ru-type glaze stopping at the dark-dressed... [Lire la suite]

19 mai 2009

A 'Ru-type' archaistic pear-shaped vase, hu, Yongzheng seal mark and of the period

A 'Ru-type' archaistic pear-shaped vase, hu, Yongzheng seal mark and of the period Of facetted pear shape rising from a tall splayed foot, the gently waisted neck flanked by two cylindrical handles, moulded with horizontal ridges around the body, covered all over with a pale green crackled glaze, wood stand. 35.4cm (14in) high. (2). Sold for £90,000 Provenance: an English private collectionPurchased in Asia in the 1980sNote: The glaze of the arrow vase is based on a Song Dynasty prototype and the form is inspired... [Lire la suite]