23 juillet 2019

A rare copper-red-decorated and celadon-glazed 'Hundred rib' jar, guan, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 892. A rare copper-red-decorated and celadon-glazed 'Hundred rib' jar, guan, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 10 3/8 in. (26.4 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 100,000. Price realised USD 149,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014  The jar is well potted and relief-decorated around the sides with a band of 'one hundred' ribs glazed in pale celadon below the rounded shoulder decorated with two copper-red dragons emerging from behind scrolling clouds delicately incised under the pale blue-tinged white glaze. The... [Lire la suite]

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]