05 avril 2019

A rare 'clair-de-lune' glazed 'hundred rib' jar, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 3655. A rare 'clair-de-lune' glazed 'hundred rib' jar, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 26.6 cm, 10 1/2  in. Estimate 2,800,000 — 3,200,000 HKD. Lot sold 3,250,000 HKD (418,633 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. with a baluster body sweeping up to a broad rounded shoulder and a raised rim, all supported on a flat base, the exterior divided into one hundred narrow ribs, covered evenly overall save for the base with an unctuous pale milky-blue glaze pooling to a darker... [Lire la suite]

04 avril 2017

An extremely rare 'clair-de-lune' glazed 'hundred rib' jar, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1111. An extremely rare 'clair-de-lune' glazed 'hundred rib' jar, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 4,000,000 — 6,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 5,860,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. skilfully potted with a baluster body sweeping up to a broad rounded shoulder and a raised rim, all supported on a flat base, the exterior exquisitely divided with precision into one hundred narrow ribs, covered evenly overall save for the base with an unctuous pale milky-blue glaze pooling to a darker... [Lire la suite]