25 août 2019

Yongzheng Monochrome sold at Christie's New York, 19 March 2008

Lot 631. A small copper-red-glazed bottle vase, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 5 in. (12.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 4,000. Price realised USD 27,400. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008.  With compressed body and tall neck, the exterior covered with a glaze of deep crushed strawberry color thinning slightly at the rim. Provenance: Stephen Junkunc, III.   Lot 632. A fine Ming-style... [Lire la suite]

23 juin 2019

A large Longquan celadon baluster jar, guan, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 77. A large Longquan celadon baluster jar, guan, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 9 7/8in (25cm) height of jar, 12 5/8in (32cm) diam. Estimate US$ 6,000 - 8,000 (€ 5,300 - 7,100). © Bonhams. Thickly potted with a short neck and swelling body that tapers inward above a wide foot ring surrounding a separately inserted base plate, the walls carved with fruiting branches and flower sprays enclosed within eight ogival reserves above a lotus petal band, the glaze applied everywhere except the lip, part of the... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2019

An underglaze blue, red, celadon and slip-decorated baluster jar, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1657. An underglaze blue, red, celadon and slip-decorated baluster jar, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 14 in. (36.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price Realized USD 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. The jar carved, slip-decorated and painted in shades of underglaze blue, red and celadon with a continuous scene of pavilions amidst a mountainous waterscape growing profusely with pine and other trees, between double line borders below and a cross-hatch border above, the neck painted in... [Lire la suite]
02 décembre 2017

A rare and large blue and straw-glazed baluster jar, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 2902. A rare and large blue and straw-glazed baluster jar, Tang dynasty (618-907); 10 3/8 in. (26.3 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 800,000. Price realised HKD 625,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The high-shouldered body tapering to a slightly everted foot and flat base, with shallow waisted neck and lipped rim. The exterior covered with a rich dark blue glaze falling short of the foot to reveal the buff pottery, the interior covered with a straw glaze of pale amber tone speckled... [Lire la suite]
23 septembre 2017

A blue and white baluster jar, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1206. A blue and white baluster jar, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 9 ¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 2,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The high-shouldered, tapering body is decorated in shades of blue with two leafy flowering trees amidst rock formations, birds, and insects.  Provenance: Collection of Ambassador Ti-Tsun Li (1901-1981), and thence by descent to the present owner. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 14 - 15... [Lire la suite]
18 juillet 2017

A finely painted blue and white baluster jar,guan, Yuan dynasty, mid-14th century

Lot 1985. A finely painted blue and white baluster jar,guan, Yuan dynasty, mid-14th century; 11 1/4 in. (28.6 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 2,800,000 - HKD 3,500,000. Price Realized HKD 6,500,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2010 Boldly painted in a deep, rich cobalt blue with extensive heaping and piling with a wide band of foliate scroll, the undulating stems bearing spiky leaves and six large peony blossoms alternately shown in profile and turned forward, with a band of petal lappets below and a composite foliate scroll... [Lire la suite]

16 juin 2017

A Longquan celadon baluster jar carved with the Eight Immortals, China, Yuan-early Ming dynasty

Lot 333. A Longquan celadon baluster jar carved with the Eight Immortals, China, Yuan-early Ming dynasty, diameter 27 cm. Later added is bronze. Estimate CHF 18,000 / 25,000 (€ 16 670/23 150). Sold for CHF 18 000 (hammer price). © Koller Zurich From the Longquan ovens. Under the typical celadon glaze cut decor of the Eight Immortals on rocky ground, between flowers and clouds. The lower third of the outer wall is occupied by a dense lotus leaf rim. Later gilded bronze... [Lire la suite]
27 avril 2017

A famille verte baluster jar, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 186. A famille verte baluster jar, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 29cm (11 3/8in) high. (2).  Estimate £4,000 - 6,000 (€4,700 - 7,100). Photo: Bonhams. Finely decorated around the exterior with a continuous scene of officials paying their respects to a seated dignitary and lady, all within palatial rooms and a fenced garden, wood cover. Note: The story depicted on the jar is from the play 'Thanksgiving Thrice', adapted from a popular novel by Feng Menglong 馮夢龍 (1574-1645). The story is about... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2016

A blue-glazed baluster jar, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 160. A blue-glazed baluster jar, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 35,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. the baluster body rising from a spreading foot to a short sloping neck, covered in a deep blue glaze stopping neatly short of the foot, the base with an underglaze six-character seal mark; 22.5 cm, 8 7/8  in.  Provenance: Christie's London, 5th June 1995, lot 212. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 09 Nov 2016
18 juin 2016

A large blue and white baluster Jar, End of Ming dynasty, First quarter of the 17th century

Lot 73. A large blue and white baluster Jar, End of Ming dynasty, First quarter of the 17th century. Estimation 2 000 € - 3 000 €. Photo Osenat Grande jarre en porcelaine de forme balustre à quatre passants à l’épaulement en forme de têtes de chien de Fô. Décor en bleu sous couverte de paysages lacustres et montagneux avec pagodes et personnages Fin de la dynastie des Ming, 1er quart du 17ème siècle. Haut : 41 cm  Provenance : Collection du Comte de B., Paris Arts d'Asie, le 18 Juin 2016 à... [Lire la suite]