08 septembre 2018

A molded crackle-glazed 'Lotus' water pot, Qing dynasty, 18th-early 19th century

Lot 117. A molded crackle-glazed 'Lotus' water pot, Qing dynasty, 18th-early 19th century. Height 2 1/2  in., 6.4 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Lot sold 6,250 USD. © Sotheby's. the globular body narrowing at the neck and molded with a raised fillet beneath the lipped rim, the body slip-decorated with a crane, butterflies, and blossoming and leafing lotus plants, the neck with slip-painted rosettes, covered overall in an ivory-toned glaze suffused with craquelure. ... [Lire la suite]

28 juillet 2018

A small crackle-glazed floriform washer, 18th-19th century

Lot  19. A small crackle-glazed floriform washer, 18th-19th century; 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm.) diam. Estimate : USD 4,000 - 6,000. Price Realised: USD 16,250.00 . © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The vessel is covered with a glaze of pale blue tone suffused with a network of black and brown crackle. Christie's. The Art of China: New York Summer Edition, 11-19 july 2018
10 avril 2018

A fine soft-paste crackle-glazed archaistic vase, Qianlong impressed six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 2277. A fine soft-paste crackle-glazed archaistic vase, Qianlong impressed six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 8 1/8 in. (20.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 240,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 300,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The vase is finely potted with gracefully curving sides rising from a spreading foot to sharp shoulders and a slender neck, flaring at the mouth before sharply inverting. The lower body is impressed and incised with bands of... [Lire la suite]
27 novembre 2017

A small crackle-glazed tripod incense burner, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 391. A small crackle-glazed tripod incense burner, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 14 cm, 5 1/2  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. the compressed globular body supported on three tapering feet, each side modelled with a vertical rib extended to the foot, covered overall in a beige glaze suffused with a russet-brown crackle. Provenance: Galaxie Company, Hong Kong. Sotheby's. Chinese Art including Selected Works of Art from the T.Y. Chao Family Collection, Hong... [Lire la suite]
29 octobre 2017

A crackle-glazed cong-form vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 271. A crackle-glazed cong-form vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795). 9 in. (22.8 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000 (USD 19,665 - USD 26,220) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Made in imitation of guan ware, each side is moulded with the Eight Trigrams set in two vertical rows, all under a pale greyish-blue glaze suffused with dark brown crackle repeated inside the pedestal foot. The underside of the foot covered with a brown... [Lire la suite]
11 décembre 2016

A diamond and platinum bracelet by Van Cleef & Arpels New York.

Lot 410. A diamond and platinum bracelet by Van Cleef & Arpels New York. Estimation : 300 000 € / 350 000 €. Photo Hôtel des Ventes de Monte-Carlo. en platine, centré d'une ligne alternant diamants ronds et navette en chute, retenue entre deux rangs de diamants ronds, il est souligné de motifs navettes diamantés disposés en épi. Signé, numéroté. Longueur : 20,5 cm environ. Poids : 96,8 g. Bijoux de Prestige chez Hôtel des Ventes de Monte-Carlo, 98000 Monaco, le 12 Décembre 2016 à... [Lire la suite]
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27 octobre 2015

A crackle-glazed vase, hu, Qianlong six-character mark in underglaze-blue and of the period (1736-1795)

A crackle-glazed vase, hu, Qianlong six-character mark in underglaze-blue and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate £50,000 – £80,000 ($76,600 - $122,560). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015. The vase has a wide body that tapers towards the quatrefoil mouth rim, and is moulded on each side with peach-shaped cartouches. A lug handle is applied to either side of the neck. The vase is covered overall with a creamy-green glaze suffused with a fine pattern of clear and light brown crackle which continues on the... [Lire la suite]
22 juin 2015

A small crackle-glazed tripod censer, 18th century

A small crackle-glazed tripod censer, 18th century. Estimate US$8,000 - 12,000 (€7,100 - 11,000). Photo: Bonhams. Constructed with a pair of rectangular lug handles on the thick rim extending over a waisted neck and a compressed globular body raised on three short feet, the remains of spur marks on the interior and the flat base visible within the glaze layer of pale creamy-brown hue filled with a dense web of russet-stained craze lines, the glaze covering all surfaces except the foot pads where the gray body is... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2014

A guan-type crackle-glazed lobed bowl, Qianlong underglaze-blue four-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

A guan-type crackle-glazed lobed bowl, Qianlong underglaze-blue four-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The bowl is formed with deep rounded lobed sides, supported on a short straight foot. The glaze is of a creamy bluish-grey tone with irregular crackles. 4 ? in. (11.7 cm.) diam. Estimate £10,000 – £15,000 ($16,880 - $25,320) Provenance: Christie's London, 14 May 2013, lot 250. Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 13 May 2014, London, King Street -... [Lire la suite]
15 avril 2012

A polychrome-decorated crackle-glazed vase. Ming Dynasty, 16th century

A polychrome-decorated crackle-glazed vase. Ming Dynasty, 16th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The vase is of baluster shape and is decorated with 'The Three Friends of Winter', prunus, pine and bamboo. 9 in. (22.8 cm.) high - Lot 409. Estimate £6,000 - £8,000 ($9,558 - $12,744) Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art 15 May 2012 London, King Street www.christies.com