17 mai 2019

A Ru-type censer, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 48. A Ru-type censer, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795); 20 cm, 7 7/8  in. Estimate 40,000 - 60,000 GBP.  Lot sold 93,750 GBP (121,134 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. of compressed circular form, resting on three short feet below a band of twelve bosses, the waisted neck rising to a flared mouth, the shoulder set with two lug-handles, and covered all over with an attractive crackled lavender-blue glaze stopping at the tip of the feet, the base inscribed with a six-character seal mark in underglaze... [Lire la suite]

16 août 2018

A fine and rare white-glazed bowl, Hongzhi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

Lot 1643. A fine and rare white-glazed bowl, Hongzhi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1488-1505); 7¼ in. (18.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD 122,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 With deep rounded sides flaring slightly towards the rim, covered inside and out with a white glaze. Provenance: Professor E.T. Hall, C.B.E., no. 48.The E.T. Hall Collection of Chinese Monochrome Porcelains; Christie's, London, 7 June... [Lire la suite]
10 avril 2018

A fine and rare pair of famille rose pink-enamelled bowls, Yongzheng period (1723-1735) 

Lot 2108. A fine and rare pair of famille rose pink-enamelled bowls, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 900,000 - HKD 1,200,000. Price realised HKD 930,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 Each bowl is finely potted with steep rounded sides rising from a straight foot. The interior of each is finely enamelled with a single large peony spray. The exterior is covered with orange peel textured pale pink enamel stopping neatly at the foot. The base is covered in a... [Lire la suite]
05 septembre 2016

A celadon-glazed slip-decorated 'bamboo' brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 266. A celadon-glazed slip-decorated 'bamboo' brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's rpotted to resemble a bamboo stem, divided into four sections by raised dots delineating the nodal ridge, with leafy stems painted in white slip issuing from indented buds, some leaves tinted brown, the exterior and countersunk base covered with a celadon glaze, the interior and outside of the foot glazed white, wood stand (2) - Height 5 3/8... [Lire la suite]