04 avril 2018

A fine and rare café-au-lait glazed bowl, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 3603. A fine and rare café-au-lait glazed bowl, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 12.3 cm, 4 3/4  in. Estimate 700,000 — 900,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,187,500 HKD (151,299 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. with deep rounded sides supported on a short foot, covered overall save for the base in a rich and lustrous café-au-lait glaze of a glossy toffee-brown tone, the glaze thinning to white at the rim, the white base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character reign... [Lire la suite]

08 août 2013

An iron-brown splashed celadon vase , Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 23. An iron-brown splashed celadon vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Height 7 in., 17.7 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Lot sold 25,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's of baluster shape and rectangular section, the neck flanked by animal-shaped loop handles, covered with a sea-green glaze diagonally splashed with iron-brown to suggest inclusions in hardstone, the four-character seal mark in underglaze blue.  Property from the Estate of William and Jennifer Shaw ... [Lire la suite]