19 août 2018

A Guan-type flower-form dish, 18th century

Lot 385. A Guan-type flower-form dish, 18th century; 7¼ in. (18.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 40,000. Price realised USD 360,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2007 Made in imitation of Song dynasty Guan ware, the sides flaring widely from above a slightly tapering foot to the rim which is divided into six lobes, covered inside and out with a pale slightly greyish blue-green glaze suffused with black crackle ('iron wire') joined by some golden crackle ('golden thread') which falls to the edge... [Lire la suite]

16 août 2018

A rare small Guan-type double-gourd vase, Ming dynasty (1368-1644) 

Lot 1649. A rare small Guan-type double-gourd vase, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 4 in. (10.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 92,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 With square lower body below the canted shoulder and pear-shaped upper bulb, covered overall with a thick glaze of bluish-grey tone which thins to mushroom at the edges and rim and also covers the base, the foot rim covered in a brown wash. Provenance: Sydney L. Moss, Ltd., London.  Property... [Lire la suite]
15 août 2018

A rare Guan-type square vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1759. A rare Guan-type square vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 10 in. (25.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 602,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Of square section, raised on a splayed foot with an iron-washed foot ring, the body encircled by seven bow-string bands, the straight sides rising to a canted shoulder that continues into the short neck, each corner of the shoulder set with an additional spout,... [Lire la suite]
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06 août 2018

A fine guan-type bottle vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3607. A fine guan-type bottle vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 21cm., 8 1/4  in. Estimate 1,000,000 — 1,500,000 HKD. Lot sold  2,320,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby’s the tapering ovoid body rising from a short spreading foot to a tall narrow neck with an everted dished rim, covered overall with a soft bluish-grey glaze suffused with fine crackles, the base inscribed with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue. Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 27th April 1993,... [Lire la suite]
05 août 2018

A fine and rare guan-type vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3618. A fine and rare guan-type vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 34.3 cm., 13 1/2  in. Estimate 2,000,000 — 3,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 2,560,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. of archaistic hu form, well potted with a slender ovoid body rising from a slightly splayed base to a waisted neck and a slightly flared mouth, the neck flanked by a pair of tubular lug handles, covered overall in a thick caesius-coloured glaze suffused with a network of light grey and colourless... [Lire la suite]
02 juillet 2018

A Guan-type octalobed tripod narcissus bowl, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 1990. A Guan-type octalobed tripod narcissus bowl, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 23 cm., 9 in. Estimate 1,500,000 — 2,500,000 HKD (144,609 — 241,014 EUR). Lot Sold 1,820,000 HKD (175,459 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. of the eight-sided vessel with curved shallow sides supported on three cabriole feet, covered overall with a soft blue-tinged grey glaze, suffused with an irregular matrix of fine dark-grey crackles, the slightly recessed underside centred with a... [Lire la suite]

16 juin 2018

A fine Guan-type cong-shaped vase, Daoguang six-character sealmark and of the period (1851-1861)

Lot 3713. A fine Guan-type cong-shaped vase, Daoguang six-character sealmark and of the period (1851-1861); 11 in. (28 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 250,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 920,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. 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,... [Lire la suite]
03 juin 2018

A very rare Longquan Guan-type lobed pear-shaped vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 2918. A very rare Longquan Guan-type lobed pear-shaped vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 7 1/8 in. (18.2 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - HKD 3,000,000. Price realised HKD 3,220,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The vase of flattened form is finely potted with lobed sides, between a floral-lobed mouth and foot of conforming form, covered overall with a soft, bluish-green glaze with broad, pale russet crackles. The unglazed foot is applied with a pale brown dressing. ... [Lire la suite]
28 mai 2018

A large guan-type vase, hu, Qianlong seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 48. A large Guan-type vase, hu, Qianlong seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 51.7cm (20 1/2in) high. Estimate HK$ 200,000 - 300,000 (€ 22,000 - 33,000). Sold for HK$ 500,000 (€ 54,732) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2018 Robustly potted with an angular sloping shoulder rising from a short splayed foot to a waisted neck encircled by a raised horizontal rib, flanked atop by a pair of tubular handles, covered overall with an even sea-green glaze suffused with colourless and subtle russet... [Lire la suite]
21 janvier 2018

A rare guan-type quadruple vase, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

  Lot 3002. A rare guan-type quadruple vase, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 10 cm., 4 in. Estimate 250,000 — 350,000 HKD. Lot Sold 2,660,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's 2011 finely potted as four vases of slender cylindrical form with sides gently curving to a short neck and everted rim, conjoined at the sides leaving a square-shaped aperture in the centre, the bodies covered overall in a soft pale bluish-grey glaze suffused with a matrix of golden crackles, the... [Lire la suite]