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]

31 mars 2014

A fine small lemon-yellow enamelled winecup, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3082. A fine small lemon-yellow enamelled winecup, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 6.3 cm., 2 1/2 in. Estimate 1,000,000 — 1,500,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,840,000 HKD (173,221 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's finely potted of hemispherical form with rounded sides rising from a short tapered foot, the exterior covered with a brilliant opaque lemon-yellow glaze, the interior and base glazed white, the base inscribed with a six-character reign mark within double squares. Provenance: The Goldschmidt... [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]