05 janvier 2019

A Guan-type cong, Tongzhi mark and period (1862-1874)

  Lot 333.  A Guan-type cong, Tongzhi mark and period (1862-1874); 28cm., 11in. Estimate 7,000 - 9,000 GBP. Lot sold 8,750 GBP. © Sotheby's 2013. the square-form body rising from a spreading foot to a waisted neck, moulded on each side with the Eight Trigrams, covered overall in a translucent celadon glaze suffused with a subtle light russet crackle, the base with a six-character reign mark. Provenance:A Danish Private Collection. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art,... [Lire la suite]

30 décembre 2018

A celadon-glazed 'bagua' vase (cong), Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908)

Lot 1110. A celadon-glazed 'bagua' vase (cong), Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908). Height 10 1/2  in., 26.7 cm. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000. Sold: $5,000. © Sotheby's the body of square section rising from a short straight circular foot to a tapering circular neck with a lipped rim, molded with the 'Eight Trigrams' to each of the four sides, covered overall in a lustrous celadon glaze, the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue. Provenance: Acquired in the 1940s, and... [Lire la suite]
01 décembre 2018

A rare Longquan celadon vase, cong, Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1368)

Lot 608. A rare Longquan celadon vase, cong, Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1368); 16.7 cm, 6 5/8  in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Lot sold 137,500 HKD. © Sotheby's. of archaistic cong form set on a stand, the upper section decorated with raised horizontal bands within a raised square frame along the edges, the lower section encircled with two floral bands above an aperture on each side, covered overall in an olive-green glaze.   Provenance: Tai Sing Fine Antiques Ltd., Hong Kong, 5th... [Lire la suite]
08 juillet 2018

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

Lot 121. A blue-glazed cong, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795); 29.2cm., 11 1/2 in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 79,250 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. of square section rising from a ring foot to a short tapering neck, moulded on the sides in relief with a pair of elephant head handles suspending fixed rings, covered overall with a rich purplish blue glaze, inscribed to the base with a six-character Qianlong seal mark, with wood stand and Japanese wooden box. Quantity: 3. ... [Lire la suite]
07 juillet 2018

A celadon-glazed vase, cong, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 103. A celadon-glazed vase, cong, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795); 21.5cm., 8 1/2 in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 20,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. modelled after the archaic jade prototype, the body of square section rising from a short spreading circular foot to a tapering circular ribbed neck, moulded with the bagua (Eight Trigrams) to each of the straight sides, covered overall in a pale celadon glaze, the base with a six-character Qianlong seal mark. ... [Lire la suite]
16 juin 2018

A fine blue-glazed square vase, cong, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3717. A fine blue-glazed square vase, cong, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795); 11 1/2 in. (29.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 200,000. Price realised HKD 437,500 © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. The rectangular body of archaistic form with characteristic circular foot ring and mouth rim, applied with a pair of moulded elephant-heads, each suspending a mock ring-handle, covered in a lustrous, dark violet-blue glaze, thinning to a lighter blue on... [Lire la suite]

16 juin 2018

A fine blue-glazed square vase, cong, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3707. A fine blue-glazed square vase, cong, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795); 11 1/2 in. (29.2 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 250,000. Price realised HKD 680,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. The rectangular body of archaistic form with characteristic circular foot ring and mouth rim, applied with a pair of moulded elephant-heads, each suspending a mock ring-handle, covered in a lustrous, dark violet-blue glaze, thinning to a lighter blue on... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2018

A very rare jade cong, Late Liangzhu culture, circa 3000-2500 BC

Lot 3080. A very rare jade cong, Late Liangzhu culture, circa 3000-2500 BC; 2 ½ in. (6.5 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 3,000,000 - HKD 4,000,000. Price realised HKD 3,700,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The cong is of square cross section with rounded square corners and slightly tapers from top to bottom. The sides are divided into two registers with two different stylised mask at each of the four corners. Carved from a stone of glossy ivory-white tone. Provenance: Acquired in... [Lire la suite]
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25 avril 2018

A rare 'Longquan' celadon vase, cong, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 75. A rare 'Longquan' celadon vase, cong, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 25.8 cm, 10 1/8  in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 GBP. Lot sold 150,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018.  modelled after an archaic jade cong, each long edge of the square-sectioned body with eight raised horizontal bands within a raised rectangular frame, all supported on a short foot and surmounted by a gently tapered neck, covered overall save for the footring with a lustrous celadon glaze draining to pale bluish-white... [Lire la suite]
29 janvier 2018

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

Lot 194. A blue and white soft-paste vase, cong, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 35.5cm., 14in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot Sold 9,375 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2009 the square section body moulded to each corner with four square recessed panels enclosing a horizontal rib, reserved on an underglaze blue floral scroll ground, divided by vertical rectangular panels enclosing composite floral scrolls, supported on a short circular foot with a spearhead band, the tapering neck similarly... [Lire la suite]
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