06 avril 2020

A fine and rare small clair-de-lune-glazed jardiniere, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1301. A fine and rare small clair-de-lune-glazed jardiniere, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 5 5/8 in. (14.2 cm.) long. Estimate 1,800,000 - HKD 2,500,000. Price Realized HKD 1,680,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2006.  The rectangular jardiniere finely potted with low rounded sides supported on four shallow right-angled feet, the recessed base pierced with two circular apertures on either side of the reign mark, all covered in an... [Lire la suite]

08 décembre 2019

A rare clair-de-lune-glazed stembowl and a cover, dou, Qianlong moulded sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1807. A rare clair-de-lune-glazed stembowl and a cover, dou, Qianlong moulded sealmark and of the period (1736-1795); 10 in. (25.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 247,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. The deep bowl supported on a cylindrical stem and splayed foot, moulded in imitation of archaic bronze with taotie masks with geometric patterns and lappets, the domed cover surmounted by an openwork rope-twist finial, all under an even sky-blue... [Lire la suite]
27 août 2019

A small clair-de-lune-glazed meiping, 18th century

Lot 732. A small clair-de-lune-glazed meiping, 18th century; 7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 62,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 The elegant, high-shouldered vase has a small waisted neck and is covered overall with an even pale blue glaze. Provenance: Kate Sturges Buckingham (1858–1937) Collection, Chicago, before 1924.The Art Institute of Chicago, accessioned as the Collection of Lucy Maud Buckingham (1870-1920) in 1924. Christie's. Chinese Art... [Lire la suite]
25 août 2019

A very rare small clair-de-lune-glazed pear-shaped bottle vase, Yongzheng four-character seal mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 750. A very rare small clair-de-lune-glazed pear-shaped bottle vase, Yongzheng four-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 5 ¾ in. (14.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 35,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.    The vase is delicately potted with a pear-shaped body rising to a slender tapering neck and is covered overall with a pale blue glaze. Provenance: Kate Sturges Buckingham (1858–1937) Collection, Chicago,... [Lire la suite]
19 août 2019

Back on Kangxi monochome sold at Christie's New York, 19 March 2008

Lot 636. A peachbloom-glazed brush washer, tangluo xi, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722); 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 40,000. Price realised USD 157,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. The compressed globular body covered on the exterior with a glaze of crushed strawberry tone with minute brown spots (jiangdou hong) in contrast to the white rim and interior, wood stand, box. Provenance: Edward T. Chow.M.C. Wang Collection,... [Lire la suite]
19 août 2019

A very rare clair-de-lune-glazed jar, zun, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722)

  Lot 725. A very rare clair-de-lune-glazed jar, zun, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722); 4 3/8 in. (11.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 106,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 The vessel is flanked by a pair of animal-mask handles and covered overall with a pale blue glaze suffused with fine crackles. Provenance: Kate Sturges Buckingham (1858–1937) Collection, Chicago, before 1924.The Art Institute of Chicago,... [Lire la suite]

02 janvier 2019

A clair-de-lune-glazed jue, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 159. A clair-de-lune-glazed jue, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). 12cm., 4 3/4 in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP. Lot sold 56,250 GBP. © Sotheby’s the U-shaped body rising from three splayed triangular feet to a widely flaring rim slightly extended to one end, set with two short posts with round finials, the body with a loop handle to one side, applied overall with a pale bluish glaze, the base with a four-character seal mark. Provenance: Collection of Robert Chang... [Lire la suite]
02 janvier 2019

A fine moulded clair-de-lune-glazed dish, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 155. A fine moulded clair-de-lune-glazed dish, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735); 20.1cm., 7 7/8 in. Estimate 25,000 — 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 35,000 GBP. © Sotheby’s of ogee-form, the flaring sides rising from a short foot, moulded to the exterior with five bats in flight above foaming waves cresting against jagged mountains, the rim encircled by a keyfret border, covered overall in a pale bluish green glaze, the white base inscribed with a six-character reign mark within a... [Lire la suite]
27 août 2017

A very rare small clair-de-lune-glazed saucer dish, Yongzheng mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 743. A very rare small clair-de-lune-glazed saucer dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double square and of the period (1723-1735), 5 ¼ in. (13.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 100,000. Price realised USD 100,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The dish has rounded sides rising from a low foot ring to a gently flaring rim, and the interior and exterior are covered with a translucent pale lavender-blue glaze stopping neatly around the foot.  ... [Lire la suite]
26 avril 2017

A clair-de-lune-glazed water pot, 18th-19th century

Lot 171. A clair-de-lune-glazed water pot, 18th-19th century; 11cm (4 3/8in) wide. Estimate £4,000 - 6,000 (€4,700 - 7,100). Photo: Bonhams.  Of compressed globular form with shallow indentation encircling the short neck, covered overall in a soft lavender-blue glaze, the base glazed white.  Provenance: A British private collection, and thence by descent Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART, 11 May 2017, 11:00 BST, LONDON, NEW BOND STREET