27 mars 2018

A rare Guan vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 3062. A rare Guan vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 15.1 cm, 5 7/8  in. Estimate 2,500,000 — 3,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 12,720,000 HKD. © Sotheby's 2018 superbly potted with a pear-shaped body surmounted by a tall tubular neck, all supported on a gently tapered foot, the dark brown body unctuously applied overall save for the unglazed footring with a lustrous glaze of pale greyish-blue tone, the glaze suffused with a network of luminous golden-beige crackles. Provenance: An English... [Lire la suite]
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05 mai 2016

A very rare small Guan vase, hu, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 73. A very rare small Guan vase, hu, Song dynasty (960-1279). Estimate £5,000 – £7,000 ($7,280 - $10,192). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The vessel is elegantly potted with a protruding peach-shaped panel to each side and a pair of lug handles to the neck. It is decorated overall in a thick smooth greyish-celadon glaze streaked with fine pale brown crackles. The short rectangular foot has two apertures to the sides, with the unglazed underside revealing the dark grey body. 4 in. (10 cm.) high ... [Lire la suite]
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28 juin 2014

Important blue and white Guan vase. China, Ming dynasty

Important blue and white Guan vase. China, Ming dynasty. Photo AUKTIONSHAUS KAUPP GMBH Porcelain, painted in underglaze blue. Unmarked. Firing cracks. Estimation : 50 000 € This large blue and white vase is a representative example of a refined figure painting in the second half of the 15th Century. In addition to the classical floral decors and the use of symbols we can now find depictions of wide landscape panoramas with staffage figures in a narrative style that are taken from traditional literature and popular... [Lire la suite]
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