13 décembre 2023

Qing Dynasty Monochrome sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 30 november 2023

Lot 2811. A fine peachbloom-glazed beehive waterpot, taibai zun, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722); 12.5 cm diam., box. Price realised HKD 1,890,000 (Estimate HKD 1,500,000 – HKD 1,800,000). © Christie's Images Ltd 2023  Provenance: Sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 8 October 1990, lot 467Sold at Sotheby’s Hong Kong, 6 April 2016, lot 3612. Note: Water pots of this form are known as Taibai zun, after the Tang dynasty poet Li Bai who was also... [Lire la suite]

06 octobre 2023

A rare Longquan celadon Guan-type 'Twin fish' dish, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 1059. A rare Longquan celadon Guan-type 'Twin fish' dish, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 22.2 cm diam, Japanese wood box inscribed by Fujioka Ryoichi (1909-1990). Price realised USD 21,420 (Estimate USD 18,000 – USD 24,000) © Christie's 2023 Provenance: Private collection, Kyoto, 1980s. Note: Fujioka Ryoichi (1909-1990) was a prominent Japanese scholar of Chinese ceramics. He worked for the Kyoto National Museum and the Nara National Museum, and participated in compilation of... [Lire la suite]
09 mai 2023

A pair of large Guan-type bottle vases, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 41. Property from a French Private Collection. A pair of large Guan-type bottle vases, Qing dynasty, 19th century. H. 43.3 cm; 42.9 cm. Lot Sold 12,065 EUR (Estimate 3,000 - 4,000 EUR). © Sotheby's Provenance: Antikkforr Uranienborg, Oslo, January 1990.  Sotheby's. Asian Arts / 5000 Years, Paris, 18 April 2023
28 février 2022

An exceptional and very rare Longquan Guan-type mallow-form dish, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 1030. An exceptional and very rare Longquan Guan-type mallow-form dish, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 7 in. (17.7 cm.) diam., cloth box. Estimate USD 80,000 – USD 120,000. Price realised USD 567,000. © Christie's 2022 The dish with a concave, shallow center is potted with wide everted mouth rim in the form of a mallow flower, and is covered overall in a rich greyish-blue glaze suffused with a network of dense icy crackles. Provenance: The J. M. Hu (1911-1995), Zande Lou Collection. ... [Lire la suite]
19 décembre 2021

A rare and fine Guan-type penta-lobed bottle vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 2913. A rare and fine Guan-type penta-lobed bottle vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 9 5⁄8 in. (24.5 cm.) high. Price realised HKD 6,850,000 (Estimate HKD 2,500,000 - HKD 3,000,000). © Christie's 2021 The body of the vase is potted with five facets separated by indented corners between the neck and the foot ring, covered all over in a glaze of even sky-blue tone suffused with wide crackles. Provenance: A French private... [Lire la suite]
14 décembre 2021

A Pair Of Small Guan-Type Vases, Seal Marks And Period Of Qianlong (1736-1795)

  Lot 3564. A Pair Of Small Guan-Type Vases, Seal Marks And Period Of Qianlong (1736-1795). H 33.5cm. Sold for HKD 2,040,000/USD 261,538 (Estimate HKD 800,000 - 1,200,000/USD 102,564 - 153,846). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited The well-potted pear-shaped vase rises from the flaring foot towards the everted rim, and is decorated by a pair of lug-handles. The vase is covered allover in a lustrous pale bluish-green glaze suffused with a fine, clear crackle in imitation the style of... [Lire la suite]

25 octobre 2021

A very rare pair of small guan-type bottle vases, Seal marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3. A very rare pair of small guan-type bottle vases, Seal marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 14.3 cm. Lot sold: 5,015,000 HKD (Estimate: 800,000 - 1,200,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2021 each exquisitely potted with a globular body rising from a short straight foot to a cylindrical neck and an everted rim, covered overall in an even unctuous pale grayish-blue glaze suffused with a fine network of dark and light crackles, the foot pierced to two sides, the footring applied with dark... [Lire la suite]
28 septembre 2021

A Guan-type faceted vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 142. A Guan-type faceted vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Height 5⅝ in., 14.3 cm. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD. Lot sold: 56,700 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the pear-shaped body of quadrangular section with canted corners, all supported on a straight foot and gently tapering at the neck set with a pair of lug handles, covered overall in a creamy caesious-colored glaze suffused with fine golden craquelure, the base with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue. ... [Lire la suite]
25 septembre 2021

A Guan-type ovoid jar, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 82. A Guan-type ovoid jar, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Height 14 in., 35.5 cm. Estimate 10,000 - 15,000 USD. Lot sold: 25,200 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the elongated rounded body narrowing at the base and sweeping into a waisted neck and galleried rim, covered in a pale crisp blue-green glaze, the base similarly glazed, wood stand. Property from the Collection of Bruce Dayton and Ruth Stricker Dayton. Provenance: J.J. Lally & Co., New York, 14th September... [Lire la suite]
24 septembre 2021

A superb and rare Guan-type ovoid vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 56. A superb and rare Guan-type ovoid vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Height 5½ in., 14 cm. Estimate 60,000 - 80,000 USD. Lot sold: 252,000 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the tapered foot gently swelling into an olive-shaped body narrowing only slightly in the upward sweep of the neck, entirely covered in an unctuous pale blue glaze suffused with a network of craquelure, the foot dressed in a dark brown wash, the slightly recessed base with a six-character seal... [Lire la suite]