10 avril 2018

A fine soft-paste crackle-glazed archaistic vase, Qianlong impressed six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 2277. A fine soft-paste crackle-glazed archaistic vase, Qianlong impressed six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 8 1/8 in. (20.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 240,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 300,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The vase is finely potted with gracefully curving sides rising from a spreading foot to sharp shoulders and a slender neck, flaring at the mouth before sharply inverting. The lower body is impressed and incised with bands of... [Lire la suite]

28 décembre 2017

A large archaistic 'ru'-type vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 216. A large archaistic 'ru'-type vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795); height 13 3/4 in., 35 cm. Estimate 60,000—80,000 USD. Sold 74,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. of flattened pear shape molded with raised strapwork panels, the tall waisted neck set with a pair of stylized fish handles, all supported on a spreading foot and covered overall with a bluish-gray glaze.   Provenance: Sotheby's London, 12th July 2006, lot 132. Note: A similar ru-type vase also with a Qianlong reign... [Lire la suite]
29 octobre 2017

A very large guan-type archaistic vase, hu, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 269. A very large guan-type archaistic vase, hu, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate GBP 80,000 - GBP 120,000 (USD 104,880 - USD 157,320). Price realised GBP 162,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The vase has a pair of stylised dragon handles and is decorated with raised archaistic straps and bosses, covered overall in a celadon glaze with a network of dark grey crackles. Provenance: Acquired in China prior to 1913 by an Italian... [Lire la suite]
24 octobre 2017

An archaistic soft-paste 'imitation ding' vase, Incised seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 130. An archaistic soft-paste 'imitation ding' vase, Incised seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Estimate 5,000 — 6,000 USD. Lot sold 31,200 USD. Photo: Sothebys. of flattened 'hu' shape, the exterior molded and carved with raised bands of various archaistic designs including a broad band of taotie masks, dragons and lappets, the vase further set with raised vertical flanges and three pairs of zoomorphic handles, all covered with a creamy-white... [Lire la suite]
05 juillet 2017

A small Chinese Longquan celadon archaistic vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 77. A small Chinese Longquan celadon archaistic vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 21cm. Estimate: £2,000 - 3,000. Hammer Price £ 4,000. Courtesy Woolley & Wallis The body moulded in shallow relief with taotie masks beneath a border of ruyi-heads, the rim with a band of lappets, the foot with plantain leaves. Provenance: Baerwald Collection, catalogue no.94, purchased from John Sparks by Otto Schiff Esq. on 1st July 1937. Woolley & Wallis. Asian Art Works I. 16 May... [Lire la suite]
01 novembre 2016

A very large Guan-Type archaistic vase, hu, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 47. A very large Guan-Type archaistic vase, hu, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate GBP 180,000 - GBP 220,000 (USD 219,240 - USD 267,960). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. The vase has a pair of stylised dragon handles and is decorated with raised archaistic straps and bosses, covered overall in a celadon glaze with a network of dark grey crackles. 19 5/8 in. (50 cm.) high. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 8 November... [Lire la suite]
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29 octobre 2016

A very large guan-type archaistic vase, hu, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 47. A very large guan-type archaistic vase, hu, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate GBP 180,000 - GBP 220,000 (USD 219,240 - USD 267,960). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. The vase has a pair of stylised dragon handles and is decorated with raised archaistic straps and bosses, covered overall in a celadon glaze with a network of dark grey crackles. 19 5/8 in. (50 cm.) high. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 8 November... [Lire la suite]
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15 octobre 2016

A guan-type archaistic vase, hu, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Lot 167. A guan-type archaistic vase, hu, Qing dynasty (1644-1911). Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000 (USD 12,956 - USD 19,434). Price Realised HKD 62,500 (USD 8,095). Photo Christie’s Images Limited 2016. The neck is flanked by a pair of handles each in the form of a mythical animal, the exterior moulded in relief with raised strapwork centred by four diamond-shaped recesses. The vase is covered overall in an even, greyish-blue glaze with faint golden crackling, with the exception of the foot... [Lire la suite]
04 octobre 2016

A rare yellow jade archaistic vase, fanghu, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 56. A rare yellow jade archaistic vase, fanghu, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. of rectangular section, finely modelled with a central section with gently rounded sides rising from a splayed foot to a tall waisted neck and everted rim, the neck flanked by a pair of openwork chilong handles, below a raised band detailed with taotie masks and scrollwork motifs, all above bands of pendent and upright blades... [Lire la suite]
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12 juillet 2016

A flambé-glazed archaistic vase, hu, Incised seal mark and period of Yongzheng

Lot 3107. A flambé-glazed archaistic vase, hu, Incised seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 24 cm., 9 1/2 in. Estimate 800,000 — 1,200,000 HKD (78,286 — 117,429 EUR). Lot sold 1,700,000 HKD (166,358 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's the ovoid body supported on a flared foot rising to a waisted neck, moulded with two horizontal ribs around the high shoulder and the neck, set on opposite side with loop handles suspending a fixed buckle-shaped ring, the exterior... [Lire la suite]