27 mars 2019

A ‘Flambé’ Glazed Bottle Vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark and period, 1736-1795

Lot 3510. A ‘Flambé’ Glazed Bottle Vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark and period, 1736-1795. H 47.3cm. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - ,000,000 (USD 191,109 - 254,812). Lot sold HKD 2,478,000 (USD 315,623). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited. The vase is potted in elegant pear-shaped form that supported on a slightly splayed foot, then gently rising to a tall tubular neck. The vase is covered with a rich purplish-raspberry glaze feathered with milky-blue, draining from the rim leaving a cream coloured... [Lire la suite]

24 février 2017

Robert Hall Asian Art Limited at Asian Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

Lu Shoukun, Zen Lotus, 1974. Ink on Paper, 84 x 153 cm © Robert Hall Asian Art Ltd Chinese Snuff Bottle: glass, snowflake with red overlay carved with panels each side. Palace Glassworks, Beijing, 1736-1795. Height: 7.7 cm © Robert Hall Asian Art Ltd Chinese Snuff Bottle: glass, opaque white, of tall elegant form, with deep sapphire-blue overlay exquisitely carved on each side, 1736-1795. Height: 7.5 cm © Robert Hall Asian Art Ltd Robert Hall Asian Art Ltd(London,... [Lire la suite]
04 novembre 2016

Gold bowl, mark and reign period of Qianlong, Qing dynasty, 1736-1795

Gold bowl, mark and reign period of Qianlong, Qing dynasty, 1736-1795 © National Palace Museum.
08 mars 2014

A fine inscribed agate snuff bottle. Attributed to the Imperial Palace Workshops, Beijing, 1736-1795

A fine inscribed agate snuff bottle. Attributed to the Imperial Palace Workshops, Beijing, 1736-1795. Photo Bonhams. Of flattened shield form, with a flat, flaring lip, and a flat foot, the sides concave, the interior very well-hollowed, with a four-character Qianlong Nian Zhi mark in seal script inscribed to the foot. 2in (5cm)high. Estimate US$ 8,000 - 10,000 (€5,800 - 7,200) Property from the Collection of Emmanuel Dimitri Gran (1894-1969) Bonhams.CHINESE ART FROM THE SCHOLAR'S STUDIO. 17 Mar 2014, New York -... [Lire la suite]
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15 septembre 2013

Qianlong, Man’s court robe, 1736-1795

Man’s court robe. Chinese; Manchu, Qing; Qianlong, Man’s court robe, 1736-1795, Silk slit tapestry weave (kesi) with fur trim; Length: 143.5 cm (56 1/2 inches), Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 35.390.  RISD Museum (c) RISD Museum The strict rules of dress for the eighteenth-century Chinese court reserved the color yellow for the emperor and his consort’s use. The design of this man’s court robe features not only the imperial five-clawed dragon but other symbols also restricted to the emperor’s use: the sun, moon,... [Lire la suite]
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07 août 2013

Pair of Ewers. Unknown . Porcelain: Chinese, 1736-1795; Mounts: French, Paris, 1745-1749

Pair of Ewers. Unknown . Porcelain: Chinese, 1736-1795; Mounts: French, Paris, 1745-1749. Hard-paste porcelain, underglaze blue and copper red; gilt bronze mounts. 78.DI.9. The J. Paul Getty Museum ©J. Paul Getty Trust Voltaire, one of France's most popular playwrights and philosophers in the 1700s, summarized the feelings of his country when he wrote that Europeans could do nothing but "admire, blush and, above all, imitate" the works of the Chinese civilization. The French fascination with... [Lire la suite]
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21 avril 2012

A Chinese porcelain 'robin's-egg'-glazed bottle vase, tian qiu ping, Qianlong, 1736-1795

A Chinese porcelain  'robin's-egg'-glazed bottle vase, tian qiu ping,  Qianlong, 1736-1795. Photo Marchant  with rounded body and tall cylindrical slightly flared neck, covered overall in a bright, even flecked light and dark blue glaze extending to the base and inner rim. 13 5⁄8 inches, 34.7 cm high. Estimate on request Formerly in a Japanese private collection. A similar vase from the collection of S.C. Hu with an incised six-character sealmark of Qianlong is illustrated by Laurence C.S. Tam in... [Lire la suite]
18 septembre 2008

A rare large cloisonne enamel tripod censer and cover. Qianlong six-character mark inscribed in a line and of the period

A rare large cloisonne enamel tripod censer and cover. Qianlong six-character mark inscribed in a line and of the period (1736-1795) The compressed globular body raised on three cabriole legs issuing from gilt-copper lion masks and decorated with lotus scroll bearing blossoms surrounded by the wufu, above a band of small flowers and a large flower head on the base, with bands of foliate sprays on the neck, pierced upright handles, and upright rim, which is applied with a rectangular panel inscribed with the reign mark, the... [Lire la suite]
18 septembre 2008

A rare large well-carved pale greenish-white jade brushpot, bitong, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 329. A rare large well-carved pale greenish-white jade brushpot, bitong, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm.) high, 7 5/8 in. (19.5 cm.) diam. Estimate: $40,000 - $60,000 - Price Realized: $818 500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2008 Raised on five bracket supports, the sides well carved in relief with a continuous landscape which includes five bearded immortals holding auspicious objects including a peach, a lingzhi sprig, a narcissus plant, a chime and a staff surmounted by a plaque... [Lire la suite]
13 septembre 2008

A small ru-type faceted hu-form vase. Qianlong seal malk in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

A small ru-type faceted hu-form vase. Qianlong seal malk in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795) Covered overall with a thick glaze of bluish-grey tone, the tapering neck flanked by tubular handles, the unglazed foot rim covered with a dark brown dressing - 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) high, box - Estimate: $40,000 - $60,000 Notes : A larger (9½ in.) vase of similar form, also with Qianlong mark and covered in a Ru-type glaze, was sold in these rooms, 24 March 2004, lot 241.A pair of vases of similar form and of the same... [Lire la suite]