08 octobre 2017

A Guan-type 'Three rams' vase, zun, seal mark and period of Qianlong

Lot 3612. A Guan-type 'Three rams' vase, zun, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795), 23.4 cm, 9 1/4  in. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,062,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's.  the tapering body rising to rounded shoulders applied with three ram heads, sweeping up to a waisted neck and a flared rim, covered overall in a thick opaque greyish-blue glaze suffused with a network of dark grey and golden crackles, save for the unglazed footring dressed in a dark brown slip, the... [Lire la suite]

16 août 2017

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

Lot 3284. A Guan-type brush washer, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795), 4 1/2 in. (11.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 220,000 - HKD 350,000. Price realised HKD 375,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 The vessel is skilfully potted with a compressed body supported on a short tapered foot, applied overall with a pale Guan-type glaze of greyish-celadon tone suffused with faint crackles. Note : Compare this brush washer with other 18th century scholar's objects also decorated with... [Lire la suite]
31 juillet 2017

An unusual Guan-type ribbed bottle vase, 19th century

Lot 1145. An unusual Guan-type ribbed bottle vase, 19th century, 16¼ in. (41.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 134,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011  Heavily potted, with lobed body below the plain cylindrical neck which is flanked by a pair of tubular lug handles, covered overall with a pale blue glaze suffused with wide golden-brown crackle that ends in a neat line on the brown-dressed unglazed foot ring, the base similarly glazed, with a Yongzheng seal... [Lire la suite]
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06 juillet 2017

Three small guan- and ge-type-glazed vessels, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Lot 1340. Three small guan- and ge-type-glazed vessels, Qing dynasty (1644-1911). Height a) 5 cm; b) 9.6 cm; c) 5 cm. Estimated price €600 - €800. Result: €1.116. Photo Lempertz  a) A jarlet with a brown-beige guan-type glaze; b) a small meiping vase, and c) a brush washer covered with a ge-type grayish glaze, broken and fixed with brackets. (3) Lempertz. Asian Art II China, Tibetan/Nepalese Art, 18.06.2017, 14:00, Brussels
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05 juillet 2017

A Chinese porcelain guan-type hu-shaped vase, 18th century or earlier

Lot 78. A Chinese porcelain guan-type hu-shaped vase, 18th century or earlier; 17.4cm Estimate: £5,000 - 8,000. Hammer Price £ 8,500. Courtesy Woolley & Wallis Of archaic bronze form, the pear-shaped body rising to a wide flaring mouth, the shoulder with two mask and ring handles, decorated with a pale celadon crackled glaze falling short of the foot revealing the brown biscuit underneath, a paper label for the E.T Hall Collection no.246. Provenance: Christie's London, The E.T Hall Collection of... [Lire la suite]
21 mai 2017

A very rare guan-type Longquan celadon foliate vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 3138. A very rare guan-type Longquan celadon foliate vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279),  9 ½ in. (24 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 5,000,000 - HKD 8,000,000 (USD 645,628 - USD 1,033,004) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017   The vase is pear-shaped with a flaring mouth and a splayed foot, and moulded with eight lobes along the length of its body. It is covered overall with a greyish celadon glaze and suffused with crackles, especially along the moulded ridges. The unglazed foot rim... [Lire la suite]

18 mai 2017

A Guan-type tripod censer, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 3180. A Guan-type tripod censer, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), 9 ½ in. (24 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 120,000 - HKD 180,000 (USD 15,475 - USD 23,212) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The vessel is heavily potted with a compressed body, upright neck and everted rim, with three narrow ribs beginning at the edge of the shoulder and trailing down to each leg. The vessel is covered overall with the exception of the bottom of the feet in a crackle-suffused glaze of greyish-green tone that things on the ribs... [Lire la suite]
29 avril 2017

A Guan-type trilobed double-gourd-form vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795) 

Lot 116. A Guan-type trilobed double-gourd-form vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795), 7 ½ in. (18.8 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 40,000 (USD 25,580 - USD 51,160) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017.  The vase is well potted in the form of three conjoined double-gourds, with the three-lobed body rising to the conforming necks, applied overall with a pale greyish-blue glaze suffused with faint broad crackles. The short trefoil foot is dressed... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2017

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

Lot 3671. A fine Guan-type octogonal vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795), 14.5 cm, 5 5/8  in. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 HKD. Lot sold 500,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's.   of compressed octagonal section, the pear-shaped body rising from a short foot to a tapering neck, the neck flanked by a pair of tubular lug handles, applied evenly overall save for the footring with a pale greyish-blue glaze, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character seal mark ... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2017

A fine and rare Guan-type washer, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3672. A fine and rare Guan-type washer, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735), 16.8 cm, 6 5/8  in. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 HKD. Lot sold 2,620,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's.   the cylindrical body with a flat base, all supported on three short cabriole legs, covered overall save for the tips of the legs with an even attractive pale greyish-blue glaze suffused with a fine network of golden crackles, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character seal mark... [Lire la suite]