26 juillet 2020

A rare teadust-glazed narcissus bowl, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3116. A rare teadust-glazed narcissus bowl, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 20.3 cm, 8  in . Estimate 1,200,000 — 1,800,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,500,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's the shallow bowl superbly potted with fluted and lobed sides rising from three ruyi-head bracket feet to an everted, barbed rim formed by six large petals divided into twelve fluted leaves, covered overall in a rich teadust glaze deliberately thinning to iron-rust brown at the raised areas, the... [Lire la suite]

11 mars 2019

A rare Guan-type quadruple vase, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 518. A rare Guan-type quadruple vase, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735). Height 3 7/8  in., 9.9 cm. Estimate USD 80,000 — 120,000. Lot sold 100,000 USD. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 finely potted as four vases of slender cylindrical form with sides gently curving to a short neck and everted rim, conjoined at the sides, the bodies covered overall in a soft pale bluish-gray glaze suffused with a matrix of golden crackles, the footring applied with dark brown... [Lire la suite]