01 juin 2020

A large famille verte jar, guan, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 3151. A large  famille verte jar, guan, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 18 1/8 in. (46 cm.) high. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price Realized USD 68,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The broad body is decorated on the upper and lower body with scenes of figures at various pursuits framed by rocks and trees, including three tribute bearers bringing gifts to an official reclining on a luohanchuang, a military official and his entourage, a gathering of... [Lire la suite]

02 mars 2020

An exquisite imperial inscribed Mughal white jade jar, guan, Qianlong Guimao cyclical date, 1783 and of the period

Lot 54. An exquisite imperial inscribed Mughal white jade jar, guan, Qianlong Guimao cyclical date corresponding to 1783 and of the period; 5½ in. (14 cm.) wide. Estimate On Request. Price realised GBP 391,650. © Christie's Images Ltd 2002. The body of compressed oval shape resting on a finely carved floral bloom, the edges of the petals gently curved to form the foot, encircled by overlapping leaves carved in shallow-relief radiating from the base and repeated on the shoulder,... [Lire la suite]
10 décembre 2019

A white-glazed 'dragon' jar, guan, 16th century

  Lot 4. A white-glazed 'dragon' jar, guan, 16th century; 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 7,000. Price realised GBP 10,158. © Christie's Images Ltd 2004 The body freely incised with a striding five-clawed dragon chasing a flaming pearl amidst cloud scrolls above a band of lotus petals around the base, covered in a white glaze pooling darker in the decoration to emphasise the design, rim polished. Provenance: E. T. Hall Collection, no. 329. ... [Lire la suite]
05 décembre 2019

A rare green and yellow incised 'dragon' jar, guan, Jiajing six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1522-156

Lot 1860. A rare green and yellow incised 'dragon' jar, guan, Jiajing six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1522-1566); 5 7/16in. (13.6 cm.) high. Estimate: HKD 350,000 - HKD 450,000. Price realised HKD 583,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. The ovoid body incised and glazed in yellow on a green ground with two scaly dragons leaping to grasp the 'flaming pearls' amidst scattered clouds and flames between a band of lappets enclosing foliated motifs around the base and a... [Lire la suite]
26 novembre 2019

A rare Yuan blue and white baluster 'fish' jar, guan, circa 1350

Lot 781. A rare Yuan blue and white baluster 'fish' jar, guan, circa 1350; 11 in. (28 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 700,000. Price realised HKD 2,135,000. © Christie's Image Ltd Finely painted in broad strokes in cobalt of soft inky-blue tone with four different species of fish, confronted in pairs, interspersed with clusters of flowering lotus, swimming among duckweed and ferns, all above clumps of wavy stemmed eel grass rising from the base, the short vertical neck with a thin... [Lire la suite]
26 novembre 2019

A biscuit Longquan celadon 'Immortals' jar, guan, Yuan – Early Ming dynasty

Lot 80. A biscuit Longquan celadon 'Immortals' jar, guan, Yuan – Early Ming dynasty; 36.8 cm, 14 1/2  in. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot Sold 812,500 HKD (103,764 USD). © Sotheby's. robustly potted with a baluster body rising from a gently flared foot to a wide cylindrical neck, the exterior decorated with eight quatrefoil panels in biscuit, each variously depicting one of the Eight Daoist Immortals, above another horizontal register of biscuit panels depicting stylised... [Lire la suite]

26 novembre 2019

A Longquan celadon jar, guan, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 82. A Longquan celadon jar, guan, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 27 cm, 10 5/8  in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD. Lot Sold 47,500 HKD (6,066 USD). © Sotheby's. sturdily potted and rising to a broad rounded shoulder, the exterior carved with an upper frieze enclosing floral scrolls above an upright lappet border. Sotheby's. Ceramics and Jades from the Collection of Sir Quo-Wei Lee, Hong Kong, 28 november 2019  
23 septembre 2019

A blue and white jar, guan, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period (1522-1566)

Lot 1560. A blue and white jar, guan, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period (1522-1566); 33.9cm., 13 3/8 in. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 HKD. Lot sold 271,500 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of baluster form with high rounded shoulders rising to a waisted neck, painted around the sides in vivid tones of cobalt-blue with a landscape scene depicting a gathering of Immortals carrying their respective auspicious emblems and attendants, and including Shoulao seated with his deer and with... [Lire la suite]
19 septembre 2019

A large Fahua jar, guan, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 713. A large Fahua jar, guan, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century; 12 ½ in. (31.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 11,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.  The vessel is decorated with a continuous landscape scene of scholars and attendants enjoying leisurely activities amidst bamboo, between ruyi-shaped panels containing the Eight Buddhist Emblems on the shoulder and a band of lappets above the foot. The decoration is outlined in raised slip and picked out in pale... [Lire la suite]
24 août 2019

Yuan dynasty 'Longquan' Celadon Ceramics sold at Sotheby's New York, 18 March 2008

Lot 99. A rare 'Longquan' celadon 'hundred rib' jar and cover, guan, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); height 11 1/2 in., 29.2 cm; diameter 11 in., 27.9 cm. Estimate USD 40,000 — 50,000. Lot sold USD 79,000. © Sotheby's. beautifully potted, of wide baluster form swelling generously from a short, slightly tapered foot, the gently curved neck supporting the wide undulating cover, its flared rim in the form of a lotus leaf, the domed center featuring a knop in the form of a scrolling stem, accentuated... [Lire la suite]