20 avril 2022

'Dehua' ware sold at Sotheby's, Important Chinese Art, New York, 23 March 2022

  Lot 319. A 'Dehua' figure of Buddha, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century; Height 14 in., 35.6 cm. Lot sold: 52,920 USD (Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 the back with a faint inscription within a square. Property from a New York Private Collection. Provenance: Private Collection, acquired prior to 1997, and thence by descent. Lot 320. A 'Dehua' seated figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th century; Height 16 in., 40.6 cm. Lot sold: 21,420 USD... [Lire la suite]

27 novembre 2019

A large robin’s egg-glazed gu-form vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3080. A large robin’s egg-glazed gu-form vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 15 in. (38 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 200,000. Price realised HKD 187,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019  Potted in the shape of the archaic vessel gu, the vase is covered overall in a thick turquoise glaze suffused with darker blue streaks. Note: A very similar robin's egg-glazed gu-form vase is illustrated in Chu¯goku Meito¯ Ten: Chu¯goku To¯ji 2000-nen No Seika, Tokyo, 1992, p. 135, no. 151. ... [Lire la suite]