12 janvier 2019

A bronze tripod ritual wine vessel, gu, Shang dynasty, 13th-12th century BC

Lot 1235. A bronze tripod ritual wine vessel, gu, Shang dynasty, 13th-12th century BC; 11 in. (27.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 35,000 - USD 45,000. Price realised USD 134,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Crisply cast on the spreading foot and narrow waist with two taotie masks centered and divided by four notched flanges, the two sections separated by two bow-string bands interrupted by three reticulated cross-shaped apertures, beneath a narrow band ofleiwen and four tall upright... [Lire la suite]

01 décembre 2018

A blue and white beaker vase, gu, Qing dynasty, 18th – 19th century

Lot 411. A blue and white beaker vase, gu, Qing dynasty, 18th – 19th century; 21.3 cm, 8 3/8  in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Lot sold 50,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. of gu-form, the bulging middle section painted with stylised dragons, the neck and foot collared with pendent plantains, wood stand. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 29 november 2018
06 octobre 2018

An Archaic Bronze ‘Taotie’ Wine Vessel, Gu, Late Shang Dynasty, 1600-1046 B.C.

Lot 3102. An Archaic Bronze ‘Taotie’ Wine Vessel, Gu, Late Shang Dynasty, 1600-1046 B.C. H 27.7cm. Estimate HKD 600,000 - 800,000 (USD 76,571 - 102,095). Sold price HKD 944,000 (USD 120,472). © Poly Auction. The slender middle section rising from a flaring foot to a trumpet neck, crisply cast around the central bulb with stylised taotie masks centred and divided by notched flanges, the neck with four upright triangular blades decorated with dissolved taotie masks in relief against a leiwen... [Lire la suite]
24 septembre 2018

A wucai ‘Moon palace’ beaker vase, gu, Shunzhi period (1644-1661)

Lot 14. A wucai ‘Moon palace’ beaker vase, gu, Shunzhi period (1644-1661); 15 ¼ in. (38.8 cm.) high, box. Estimate HKD 60,000 - HKD 80,000(USD 7,728 - USD 10,304). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 4 October 2018
05 août 2018

A superb yellow jade hexagonal vase, gu, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century

Lot 3670. A superb yellow jade hexagonal vase, gu, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century; 18.8 cm., 7 3/8  in. Estimate 2,500,000 — 3,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 7,000,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby’s. of compressed hexagonal section and of archaistic gu form, the central section with rounded sides resting on a hollow splayed foot and surmounted by a tall flared neck, the mid-section incised with archaistic scrolls, the neck and foot with archaistic upright and pendent cicada... [Lire la suite]
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05 juillet 2018

A pair of lime-green ground famille-rose vases, gu, seal marks and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 2076. A pair of lime-green ground famille-rose vases, gu, seal marks and period of Daoguang (1821-1850); 42.5 cm, 16 3/4 in. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 HKD ( 57,843 — 77,125 EUR). Lot Sold 980,000 HKD (94,478 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's.  each of archaistic gu form, the central globular body supported on a bell-shaped foot surmounted by a widely flaring trumpet neck, brightly and finely painted around the body with bajixiang amid... [Lire la suite]

14 juin 2018

A pair of large cloisonnés enamel vases, gu, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 201. A pair of large cloisonnés enamel vases, gu, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Hauteurs: 40 cm. (15 ¾ in.). Estimate EUR 20,000 - EUR 30,000. Price realised EUR 53,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Ils sont à pans coupés rythmés d'arêtes crénelées en relief. Ils sont ornés de motifs géométriques archaïsants sur fond turquoise évoquant des masques de taotie. Les bords sont soulignés d'une frise de têtes de ruyi.. Christie's. Art d'Asie, Paris, 13 June... [Lire la suite]
06 mai 2018

A large blue and white octogonal beaker vase, gu, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 130. A large blue and white octogonal beaker vase, gu, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 52.1 cm, 20 1/2  in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot Sold 6,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. of flared form, densely painted with eight panels of seasonal flowers brunches issuing from rockworks, amongst butterflies and dragonflies. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 16 may 2018, 10:30 AM
16 avril 2018

A blue and white 'dragon' vase, gu, Kangxi period (1662-1772) 

Lot 2240. A blue and white 'dragon' vase, gu, Kangxi period (1662-1772); 17 1/2 in. (44.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000. Price realised HKD 1,340,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2012  The vase is sturdily potted with a splayed foot rising steeply to a globular mid-section and under a wide trumpet-shaped mouth with an inturned mouth rim. The body is painted with ferocious writhing dragons in pursuit of 'flaming pearls'. Provenance: Sold at Sotheby's Hong... [Lire la suite]
04 mars 2018

A Finely Cast Archaic Bronze Ritual Wine Vessel, Gu, Shang Dynasty, Anyang phase (1300–1050 BC)

Lot 8030. A Finely Cast Archaic Bronze Ritual Wine Vessel, Gu, Shang Dynasty, Anyang phase (1300–1050 BC); 12 1/4in (31.1cm) high. Estimate US$ 70,000 - 100,000 (€ 57,000 - 81,000) © Bonhams 2001-2018 The slender vessel cast at the flaring trumpet-form neck with four blades each enclosing attenuated cicada forms with double eyes forming dispersed taotie masks in raised relief above a fine leiwen ground and extending from an unusual horizontal band of raised eye-centered cusped quatrfoils, the central knop... [Lire la suite]