11 octobre 2016

A 'bronze-imitation' tea-dust glazed and gilt-splashed 'chilong' bottle vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3649. A 'bronze-imitation' tea-dust glazed and gilt-splashed 'chilong' bottle vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 HKD. Unsold. Photo Sotheby's. of elegant pear shape, the compressed globular body rising from a short splayed foot to a tall cylindrical neck, covered overall in a gilt-speckled olive-green glaze, applied with a gilt-decorated archaisticchilong clambering around the tapering shoulder, the mythical beast finely detailed with a... [Lire la suite]

06 octobre 2015

A fine 'bronze-imitation' tea-dust glazed and gilt-splashed 'Chilong' bottle vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong

Lot 3682. A fine 'bronze-imitation' tea-dust glazed and gilt-splashed 'Chilong' bottle vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795);  15 cm., 5 7/8  in. Estimate 300,000 — 500,000 HKD (68,974 — 91,965 EUR). Lot sold 1,875,000 HKD (215,542 EUR). Photo Sotheby's of elegant pear shape, with a compressed globular body rising from a short splayed foot to a tall cylindrical neck, covered overall in a gilt-speckled olive-green glaze, save for the mouthrim dressed in a... [Lire la suite]