07 septembre 2019

A rare 'robin's egg'-glazed meiping, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 621. A rare 'robin's egg'-glazed meiping, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735). Height 8 3/4  in., 22 cm. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 USD. Lot Sold 680,000 USD. © Sotheby's. superbly potted with a tapering body sweeping up to a broad rounded shoulder, surmounted by a short, waisted neck and lipped rim, covered overall with a brilliant glaze with liberally applied vibrant turquoise dappled over a bronze-colored ground, the base incised with a four-character reign... [Lire la suite]

25 octobre 2017

A 'robin's egg'-glazed vase (Tianqiuping), Qing Dynasty, Qianlong-Jiaqing period

Lot 132. A 'robin's egg'-glazed vase (Tianqiuping), Qing Dynasty, Qianlong-Jiaqing period. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot sold 16,800 USD. Photo: Sothebys. of classic tianqiuping form, the globular body rising to slanted shoulders surmounted by a tall slightly waisted columnar neck, the body and counter-sunk base covered in an even glaze of feathered milky turquoise-blue and lavender running to a slightly lighter color at the rounded mid-body; 12 5/8 in., 32 cm Provenance: Sotheby's... [Lire la suite]
24 octobre 2017

A handled 'robin's egg'-glazed 'hu' vase, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 124. A handled 'robin's egg'-glazed 'hu' vase, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Estimate 25,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 28,800 USD. Photo: Sothebys. supported on a slightly splayed foot, the rounded body elegantly tapering to a waisted neck rising to an everted lipped mouth rim, the sloping shoulders flanked by a pair of stylized elephant-head loop-handles arching over two molded filets encircling the shoulder, covered overall in a glaze of rich mottled and streaked... [Lire la suite]
27 juillet 2016

A 'robin's egg'-glazed figure of Zhenwu, 18th-19th century

Lot 127. A 'robin's egg'-glazed figure of Zhenwu, 18th-19th century.  Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016  The figure is seated on a three-panel throne with a snake-coiled tortoise at his feet, all raised on a rectangular plinth. Details of the figure, the back of the throne and the plinth are covered with a mottled turquoise and blue glaze; the remaining is covered in a dark brown glaze with traces of gold. 8 ¼ in. (21 cm.) high. Aeas of touch up to both sides of the figure, the figure's proper left foot,... [Lire la suite]
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