30 décembre 2018

A celadon-glazed 'bagua' vase (cong), Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908)

Lot 1110. A celadon-glazed 'bagua' vase (cong), Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908). Height 10 1/2  in., 26.7 cm. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000. Sold: $5,000. © Sotheby's the body of square section rising from a short straight circular foot to a tapering circular neck with a lipped rim, molded with the 'Eight Trigrams' to each of the four sides, covered overall in a lustrous celadon glaze, the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue. Provenance: Acquired in the 1940s, and... [Lire la suite]

25 août 2015

A celadon-glazed 'bagua' vase (cong), Guangxu mark and period

  A celadon-glazed 'bagua' vase (cong), Guangxu mark and period. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. modeled after the archaic jade prototype, the body of square section rising from a short straight circular foot to a tapering circular neck with a lipped rim, molded with the bagua (Eight Trigrams) to each of the four sides, covered overall in a lustrous pale bluish-celadon glaze, drilled six-character mark in underglaze blue. Height 10 3/4  in., 27.3 cm Sotheby's. Monochrome,... [Lire la suite]