20 juillet 2016

A blue-glazed square vase, cong, Mark and period of Guangxu (1875-1908)

Lot 425. A blue-glazed square vase, cong, Mark and period of Guangxu (1875-1908). Estimate 70,000 — 100,000 HKD. Unsold. Photo: Sotheby's of archaic cong form, the tall rectangular body rising from a broad circular base to a short tapered neck with a rounded rim, set on two sides with elephant-head handles suspending fixed rings, covered overall save for the foot rim with an thick unctuous purplish-blue glaze thinning to white along the edges,... [Lire la suite]

20 juillet 2016

A celadon-glazed 'trigram' vase, Cong, Mark and period of Guangxu (1875-1908)

Lot 306. A celadon-glazed 'trigram' vase, cong, Mark and period of Guangxu (1875-1908). Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot sold 125,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's of archaistic cong form, the straight sides moulded on each side with eight trigrams arranged in two columns, surmounted by a tapered neck and lipped rim, all supported on a tapered foot, applied overall with a pale bluish-celadon glaze, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark; 28.1 cm., 11... [Lire la suite]
20 juin 2016

A blue-glazed square vase, cong, Seal mark and period of Guangxu (1875-1908)

Lot 861. A blue-glazed square vase, cong, Seal mark and period of Guangxu (1875-1908). Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 HKD. Unsold. Photo Sotheby's.    of archaistic cong form, set on two sides with elephant-head handles suspending fixed rings, covered overall save for the foot rim with an unctuous purplish-blue glaze thinning to white along the edges, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character mark, wood stand; 29 cm, 11 3/8 in.  Sotheby's. Chinese... [Lire la suite]
20 juin 2016

A blue-glazed square vase, cong, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 830. A blue-glazed square vase, cong, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 HKD. Lot sold 100,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's.   of archaistic cong form, raised on a circular foot with a pair of elephant-head handles suspending fixed rings on the straight sides, covered overall save for the foot rim with a thick blue glaze mottled with dark blue flecks and thinning to white along the edges, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character... [Lire la suite]
02 mai 2016

A blue and white soft-paste square vase, cong, 18th century

Lot 265. A blue and white soft-paste square vase, cong, 18th century. Estimate £3,000 - 5,000 (€3,800 - 6,400). Photo: Bonhams. Each face moulded with archaistic ribs, with a dense diaper ground with foliate cartouches, the neck and foot painted with floral borders. 34cm (13 3/8in) high Note: Compare with a very similar vase sold in Christie's New York, 30 March 2005, lot 1491. And another, 18th century, in Sotheby's London, 4 November 2009, lot 194. Bonhams. AUCTION 23541: ASIAN... [Lire la suite]
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02 avril 2016

A chicken-bone jade cylindrical tube, cong, Western Zhou Dynasty

Lot 4. A chicken-bone jade cylindrical tube, cong, Western Zhou Dynasty. Estimate HK$ 100,000 - 150,000 (€11,000 - 17,000). Photo: Bonhams. Of short cylindrical square section, decorated with stylised faces incised with small eyes and protruding large noses on the four angled corners, the opaque stone of chalky white colour with grey specks. 8.9cm (3 1/2in) diam. Note: Although their exact function and meaning are still unclear, according to the Zhouli (a Han reconstruction of a lost Zhou... [Lire la suite]

02 avril 2016

A mottled yellow and brown jade cylindrical vessel, cong, Neolithic Period or later

Lot 2. A mottled yellow and brown jade cylindrical vessel, cong, Neolithic Period or later. Estimate HK$ 80,000 - 120,000 (€9,000 - 14,000). Photo: Bonhams. Of characteristic square-sectioned tubular form, the stone of varying pale and dark yellowish-brown tones. 8.8cm (3 1/2in) high Bonhams. THE SZE YUAN TANG COLLECTION OF CHINESE JADES, 11:00 HKT, HONG KONG, ADMIRALTY
02 avril 2016

A mottled green jade vessel, cong, Neolithic Period, Liangzhu Culture

Lot 1. A mottled green jade vessel, cong, Neolithic Period, Liangzhu Culture. Estimate HK$ 50,000 - 80,000 (€5,600 - 9,000). Photo: Bonhams. The thick-walled cong of square-sectioned form, with two registers of stylised masks below striated bands carved at each corner, the stone of a green tone suffused with buff and yellowish-brown inclusions. 7.5cm (3in) high Published and Illustrated: Art and Imitation in China, Hong Kong, 2006, p.130, no.21 Exhibited: University Museum and Art Gallery, The... [Lire la suite]
02 avril 2016

An olive-white and russet jade cong, possibly Eastern Zhou dynasty

Lot 3. An olive-white and russet jade cong, possibly Eastern Zhou dynasty. Estimate HK$220,000 – HK$350,000 ($28,495 - $45,334). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The rectangular body with flat sides between a circular collar at either end, the semi-translucent stone with russet markings and areas of opaque, milky russet colour on one side. 9 3/4 in. (25 cm) high Collection of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth Provenance: A. W. Bahr Collection, Weybridge, 1963Arthur M. Sackler Collections; sold at Christie's New York,... [Lire la suite]
02 avril 2016

A large greyish-green, brown and opaque buff jade cong, possibly Eastern Zhou dynasty, 6th century BC

Lot 2. A large greyish-green, brown and opaque buff jade cong, possibly Eastern Zhou dynasty, 6th century BC. Estimate HK$150,000 – HK$250,000 ($19,429 - $32,381). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The broad body with flat, thick-walled sides between circular collars of equal height, the greyish-green stone now with brown and extensive opaque buff alteration. 7 5/8 in. (19.7 cm.) high, wood stand Provenance: The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, acquired in Hong Kong, 1989 ... [Lire la suite]