12 juillet 2016

A fine and rare white-glazed 'Lantern' vase, Incised seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 3109. A fine and rare white-glazed 'Lantern' vase, Incised seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850); 23.1 cm., 9 1/8 in. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 HKD (58,715 — 78,286 EUR). Lot sold 740,000 HKD (72,415 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. the ovoid body rising from a small slightly splayed foot to a tapering neck, incised with archaistic confronting dragons and stylized bats amidst scrolls between a band of lappets above the foot and a frieze of... [Lire la suite]

04 mars 2015

A robins-egg-glazed 'Lantern' vase, Daoguang seal mark and period

A robins-egg-glazed 'Lantern' vase, Daoguang seal mark and period. Estimate 12,000 — 15,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. of elongated ovoid form, resting on a slightly splayed foot, molded on the sides with two attenuated beaker-form mock handles, covered overall with a rich, finely speckled turquoise glaze, the base with incised six-character seal mark - Height 9 1/4  in., 23.5 cm Provenance: Acquired by a New York Collector in the early 20th century and thence by descent.  Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2010

Qianlong monochromes porcelains @ Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

A rare small teadust-glazed hu-form vase. Qianlong incised six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 The pear-shaped body raised on a slightly splayed foot and encircled by a bow-string band beneath the slender, tapering neck, flanked by a pair of affixed stylized mask and ring handles, covered overall with a finely speckled glaze of deep olive tone thinning to tortoiseshell on the edges, the seal mark also covered in tortoiseshell and the bottom of the foot dressed with a dark... [Lire la suite]