30 novembre 2018

A fine magnificent and exceptionally rare yangcai 'hundred deer' blue-handled vase, hu, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 2801. A fine magnificent and exceptionally rare yangcai 'hundred deer' blue-handled vase, hu, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 17 1/2 in. (44.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 20,000,000 - HKD 30,000,000 (US$2,600,000-3,800,000). Price realised HKD 45,100,000 (5,765,230USD). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Of archaistic form, the full-bodied vase is superbly painted in vivid enamels with a herd of deer, comprising... [Lire la suite]

01 mai 2018

A blue and white miniature vase, hu, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze-blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 13. A blue and white miniature vase, hu, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze-blue and of the period (1736-1795); 4 ½ in. (11.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 40,000 (USD 20,925 - USD 34,875). © Christie’s Images Limited 2018. The small vase in intricately painted in shades of cobalt blue to depict flower heads and scrolling leaves, below a band of crashing waves encircling the mouth and above a lappet band and classic scroll around the foot. The sides of the neck are applied... [Lire la suite]