08 décembre 2019

A fine Guan-type cong-shaped vase, Daoguang six-character sealmark and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 1806. A fine Guan-type cong-shaped vase, Daoguang six-character sealmark and of the period (1821-1850); 11 1/4 in. (28.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000. Price realised HKD 319,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. The square body moulded on its sides with the eight trigrams below a short cylindrical neck with a lipped rim, all resting on a waisted spreading foot, covered overall in a characteristic grey-blue glaze with a network of light and dark brown crackles.  Note:... [Lire la suite]

03 décembre 2019

A Guan-type compressed vase, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1799. A Guan-type compressed vase, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795); 8½ in. (21.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 800,000 - HKD 1,200,000. Price Realized: HKD 1,327,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. The well potted compressed body rising to a tall cylindrical neck with a lipped mouth rim, covered overall in simulated Guan-type glaze of pale ash-grey tone with dark stained wide crackle, the reign mark in underglaze-blue, box.  Note: Previously sold at Sotheby's Hong... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2019

A fine and very rare Guan-type hexagonal vase, hu, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period

Lot 2916. A fine and very rare Guan-type hexagonal vase, hu, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 18 1/2 in. (47 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 2,400,000 - HKD 3,500,000 (USD 308,155 - USD 449,393). Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The vase is of compressed hexagonal section, the body with a prominent shoulder rising to a waisted neck with slightly lipped rim, the neck flanked by a pair of tubular handles, all supported on a high flared foot,... [Lire la suite]
28 octobre 2019

A rare Guan-type jardinière, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 18. A rare Guan-type jardinière, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644); 5 ¾ in. (14.1 cm.) wide. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000 (USD 10,280 - USD 15,420). Price realised GBP 43,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The jardinière is elegantly potted with sides rising from four foliate-form feet towards an everted mouth rim. The body is covered overall with a pale brownish-grey glaze suffused with a network of black and russet crackles. Note: Compare the present lot to a Guan vessel... [Lire la suite]
16 octobre 2019

A fine and rare Guan-type ribbed vase, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 4. A fine and rare Guan-type ribbed vase, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735). Height 23.5 cm, 9¼ in. Estimate: 120,000 - 160,000 GBP. Lot sold 250,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. of elongated pear shape sweeping up to a slender neck and a flared rim, decorated to the body with six evenly spaced raised ribs, covered overall with a lustrous, thick bluish-grey glaze suffused with a matrix of russet and icy crackles, the unglazed footring dressed in a dark brown slip, the base with a six-character... [Lire la suite]
28 septembre 2019

A Guan-type handled vase, fanghu, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3115. A Guan-type handled vase, fanghu, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 27.3 cm, 10 3/4  in. Estimate 2,500,000 — 3,000,000 HKD (319,375 - 383,250 USD). Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. of rectangular section, the sturdily potted pear-shaped body sweeping up to a gently flared neck flanked by a pair of angular lug handles, all supported on a splayed foot centred with an elongated aperture on each of the shorter sides, covered overall save for the footring... [Lire la suite]

07 septembre 2019

A Guan-type faceted vase (hu), Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 628. A Guan-type faceted vase (hu), Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Height 5 3/4  in., 14.6 cm. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 USD. © Sotheby's.  the pear-shaped body of quadrangular section with canted corners, all supported on a straight foot and set with two lug handles at the neck, covered overall in a creamy pale bluish-green glaze suffused with fine taupe-colored craquelure, the base with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue. Provenance: Collection of... [Lire la suite]
03 septembre 2019

A celadon-glazed 'Longquan' Guan-type faceted hu vase, Song-Ming dynasty (960-1644)

Lot 777. A celadon-glazed 'Longquan' Guan-type faceted hu vase, Song-Ming dynasty (960-1644). Height 5 1/8  in., 13 cm. Estimate USD 80,000 — 120,000. © Sotheby's. the slightly compressed pear-shaped body formed with eight facets all supported on a slightly splayed foot, set with two lug handles at the neck, covered overall in an even sage-green glaze suffused with a fine craquelure. Note: Starting around 1200, the Longquan kilns began to imitate the Guan wares produced at... [Lire la suite]
27 août 2019

A large Guan-type 'dragon'-handled vase, 18th-19th century

Lot 768. A large Guan-type 'dragon'-handled vase, 18th-19th century; 15 ½ in. (39.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 32,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 The neck of the vase is applied with a pair of handles in the form of chilong with tails curling over the body, and is covered overall with an even, lustrous pale-bluish-grey glaze suffused with gold and black crackle. The base and inside of the foot are covered with a brown dressing. Provenance: Samuel. M.... [Lire la suite]
25 août 2019

Qianlong Monochrome sold at Christie's New York, 19 March 2008

Lot 633. A small Guan-type bottle vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 3 7/8 in. (10 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 39,400. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008.   Covered overall with a pale grey glaze suffused with black crackle ('iron wire') connected with some pale gold crackle ('golden thread'), the bottom of the foot covered with a brown dressing. Provenance: Stephen Junkunc,... [Lire la suite]