25 août 2015

A celadon-glazed 'bagua' vase (cong), Guangxu mark and period

  A celadon-glazed 'bagua' vase (cong), Guangxu mark and period. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. modeled after the archaic jade prototype, the body of square section rising from a short straight circular foot to a tapering circular neck with a lipped rim, molded with the bagua (Eight Trigrams) to each of the four sides, covered overall in a lustrous pale bluish-celadon glaze, drilled six-character mark in underglaze blue. Height 10 3/4  in., 27.3 cm Sotheby's. Monochrome,... [Lire la suite]

16 juillet 2015

A celadon-glazed 'trigram' vase, cong, Mark and period of Guangxu

A celadon-glazed 'trigram' vase, cong, Mark and period of Guangxu. Estimate  150,000 — 250,000  HKD.  Lot Sold. 187,500HKD. Photo Sotheby's of archaistic form and rectangular section, with a splayed circular foot and tapered neck, moulded on each side with the eight trigrams arranged in two columns and applied overall with a pale sea-green glaze thinning to white on the relief and along the edges, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark; 30 cm., 11 7/8  in. ... [Lire la suite]
12 juillet 2015

A 'guan'-type vase, cong, Seal mark and period of Qianlong

A 'guan'-type vase, cong, Seal mark and period of Qianlong. Estimate  150,000 — 200,000  HKD.  Lot sold. 600,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. of archaic jade cong form, the straight-sided body rising from a short foot to a narrow tapering circular neck and modelled along the corner with trigrams, applied overall with an attractive caesius-coloured glaze suffused with a fine network of crackles, save for the footrim left unglazed and applied with a brown wash in imitation of the Song... [Lire la suite]
07 juin 2015

Vase en porcelaine emaillée bleu, cong, marque à six caractères en cachet bleu sous couverte et époque Qianlong

Vase en porcelaine emaillée bleu, cong, Chine, dynastie Qing, marque à six caractères en cachet bleu sous couverte et époque Qianlong (1736-1795). Estimate €30,000 – €40,000 ($33,717 - $44,956). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The rectangular body of archaistic form with characteristic circular foot ring and mouth rim, applied with a pair of moulded elephant-head handles with suspended rings, with exception to the foot ring covered in a lustrous, dark violet-blue glaze, paling to a lighter blue on extremities. 11 ½... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2015

A Guan-type square section vase, Cong, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

A Guan-type square section vase, cong, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate $100,000 – $150,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The sturdily potted vase is relief-molded on each of the sides with the bagua, the Eight Daoist Trigrams, arranged into horizontal registers of two columns, and is supported on a spreading foot. It is covered overall in an unctuous, widely-crackled, Guan-type glaze stopping at the brown-dressed biscuit foot ring. 11 in. (28.5... [Lire la suite]
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11 mai 2014

A green and russet jade 'chilong' ring, and a brown jade cylindrical cong, Ming Dynasty

A green and russet jade 'chilong' ring, and a brown jade cylindrical cong, Ming Dynasty. Photo: Bonhams. The ring carved with two chilong clambering around the exterior, one with its head cleverly carved from fine green stone, 6cm (2 3/8in) wide; the cong carved from greyish-brown streaked stone with four square layers flanked by a circular layer at each end, 4.2cm (1 5/8in) wide. (2). Estimate £2,000 - 3,000 (€2,400 - 3,700/) Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART, London, New Bond Street, 15 May 2014 -http://www.bonhams.com/


05 mai 2014

A pair of blue-glazed square vases, cong, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period

A pair of blue-glazed square vases, cong, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period. Photo Bonhams. Each modelled after the archaic jade prototype, the square section rising from a short circular foot to a short tapering neck, the rectangular sides applied with a pair of moulded elephant-head handles suspending fixed rings, covered overall in a thick and rich purplish-blue glaze, wood stands. 29cm (11½in) high (4). Estimate £4,000 - 6,000 (€4,900 - 7,300) A very similar single blue-glazed cong vase, Guangxu mark and of the... [Lire la suite]
21 avril 2014

Jade from the collection Jacques Poberejsky at Nagel, "Asiatische Kunst", 8.5.2014

A very long and heavy archaic jade ceremonial blade, China, later Neolithic period, ca. 3rd to 2nd millennium BC. Photo Nagel tthe very long and thick blade of dark grey jade is partly covered with a thin white, chalky deposit as a result of being long time buried in the earth. The condition and also the remarkable thickness of the blade provethat the initial shaping ofthe future blade has already been done, but the grindling process of this blade had only started. The two cutting edges are only indicated,oneside is a bit more... [Lire la suite]
14 avril 2014

A rare Ge-type vase, cong, Qianlong seal mark and of the period

A rare Ge-type vase, cong, Qianlong seal mark and of the period. Photo Bonhams. Strongly potted after the archaic jade form, the straight sides rising from the short spreading circular foot pierced with two apertures, rising to the narrow tapering circular neck, the body moulded to each corner with the bagua, the 'Eight Daoist Trigrams' in two tiers framing in the centre of each side an undulating band, pierced to one side with two pairs of holes for suspension, covered overall with a soft crackled greyish glaze stopping at the... [Lire la suite]
14 avril 2014

A Ge-type vase, cong, Daoguang seal mark and of the period

A Ge-type vase, cong, Daoguang seal mark and of the period. Photo Bonhams. The square-sectioned vase rising from a circular spreading foot and with a narrow circular mouth, the four sides each moulded with the Eight Trigrams and the exterior and interior all covered in a thick glaze of soft pale blue tone and covered with characteristic fine craquelure contrasting with darker crackle lines, wood stand. 28cm (11in) high (2). Estimate £30,000 - 50,000 (€36,000 - 60,000) Provenance: according to the family, given by the Japanese... [Lire la suite]