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]
31 juillet 2021

Qing dynasty monochrome sold at Christie's. Art of Asia, Paris, 4 June - 25 June 2021

Lot 306. A small guan-type celadon vase, cong, Qing dynasty (1644-1911). Hauteur: 11,5 cm. (41⁄2 in.). Estimate EUR 2,000 - EUR 3,000. Price Realised EUR 6,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021   Lot 307. A large flambé-glazed bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Hauteur: 40.7 cm. (16 in.). Estimate EUR 3,500 - EUR 5,500. Price Realised EUR 6,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021   Lot 308. A large... [Lire la suite]
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]