25 janvier 2021

A Longquan Guan-type two-handled bombe censer, Song-Yuan dynasties (960-1368)

Lot 522. A Longquan Guan-type two-handled bombe censer, Song-Yuan dynasties (960-1368); 10in (25.4cm) across handles. Estimate US$ 1,500 - 2,500. Sold for US$ 1,785 (€ 1,468). Courtesy Bonhams. The bombe body rising from a low foot and tapering into a double ribbed neck set off by paired bovine handles below a flared rim, covered in and out with a pale blue-green glazed of complex craquelure, the foot rim burnt orange in firing. Bonhams. Asian Decorative Works of Art, 15 Dec 2020, Los Angeles ... [Lire la suite]

30 octobre 2020

A Guan-type globular vase, Yongzheng four-character sealmark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 297. A Guan-type globular vase, Yongzheng four-character sealmark and of the period (1723-1735); 9.5 cm. (3 6/8 in.) high. Price estimate: HKD: 250,000 - 350,000 (USD: 32,300 - 45,200). Auction Result: HKD: 330,400. © 2020 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Provenance: Christie’s New York, 20 September 2013, lot 1342. China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art: Part I, 2020 Autumn Auctions
15 octobre 2020

A rare Longquan celadon Guan-type octogonal stem cup, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 1811. A rare Longquan celadon Guan-type octogonal stem cup, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644); 3 ¼ in. (8.4 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 22,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The cup has flaring, faceted sides supported on a spreading stem foot encircled by a narrow collar, and is covered overall with a clear glaze of pale olive tone suffused with an extensive, icy crackle that thins on the raised areas. Together with a catalogue, Inki: hai, wan, taku tokubetsu... [Lire la suite]
11 octobre 2020

A Guan-type arrow-handled vase, hu, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

  Lot 51. A Guan-type arrow-handled vase, hu, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 27 cm, 10 ⅝ in. Estimate: 700,000 - 900,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,638,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of archaistic hu form, superbly potted with a flattened pear-shaped body rising from a splayed recessed foot to a tall neck set with a pair of tubular handles, encircled with moulded horizontal bands, covered overall in a brilliant unctuous pale greyish-green glaze, the base... [Lire la suite]
10 octobre 2020

A rare Guan-type garlic-mouth bottle vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 44. A rare Guan-type garlic-mouth bottle vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 27.3 cm, 10 ¾ in. Estimate: 1,200,000 - 1,500,000 HKD. Lot sold 3,528,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of elegantly potted with a pear-shaped body supported on a spreading foot rising to a waisted neck surmounted by a garlic-head mouth, covered overall in a soft bluish-grey glaze suffused with widely dispersed crackles, the footring applied with dark brown dressing, inscribed to the base with a... [Lire la suite]
01 octobre 2020

A small Guan-type faceted hu-form vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 861. A small Guan-type faceted hu-form vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 5 3/8 in. (13.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 106,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. The pear-shaped vessel of rectangular section with canted corners, the neck flanked by a pair of tubular handles, covered overall with a greenish-grey glaze suffused with a broad grey crackle. Provenance: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection,... [Lire la suite]

01 octobre 2020

A small Guan-type pear-shaped bottle vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 856. A small Guan-type pear-shaped bottle vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 5 ¾ in. (14.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 125,000. © Christie's Image 6 ½ in. (16.5 cm.) highLtd 2020. The globular body tapering to a tall cylindrical neck, covered overall with a bluish-grey glaze suffused with a golden crackle, the foot rim covered with a brownish-black dressing. Provenance: C. T. Loo Chinese Art (successor... [Lire la suite]
01 octobre 2020

A Guan-type mallet vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 855. A Guan-type mallet vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 7 ¾ in. (19.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 400,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. With slightly tapering cylindrical body rising to an angled shoulder below the tall cylindrical neck surmounted by a galleried mouth rim, covered with a greenish-blue glaze suffused with a golden-brown crackle, the foot rim covered with a black wash. Provenance: R.... [Lire la suite]
30 septembre 2020

A Guan-type hu-form vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 852. A Guan-type hu-form vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 7 ¾ in. (19.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 118,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Well-potted with pear-shaped body tapering to a broad cylindrical neck, flanked by a pair of animal-head handles, covered overall with a greyish-blue glaze suffused with a clear crackle, the foot rim covered with a brown dressing. Provenance: C. T. Loo Chinese Art (successor Frank... [Lire la suite]
30 septembre 2020

A rare Guan-type bombé censer, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 849. A rare Guan-type bombé censer, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 5 ¼ in. (13.3 cm.) wide across handles. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 106,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. With compressed body flanked by a pair of lug handles and raised on a splayed foot, covered overall with a bluish-grey glaze suffused with a golden crackle, the foot covered with a dark brown dressing. Provenance: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection,... [Lire la suite]