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]

21 janvier 2018

An Imperial Guan-type vase, fanghu, Qing dynasty, 18th century

  Lot 1640. An Imperial Guan-type vase, fanghu, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 34.5 cm., 13 3/8 in. Estimate 300,000 - 400,000 HKD. Lot sold 375,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's 2009. the pear-shaped hu vessel of rectangular section with a round belly rising from slightly flared foot with pierced slots on both sides, to a tapered neck, flanked on the narrow sides with two rectangular handles, applied overall with an even pale grey caesious coloured glaze suffused with faint... [Lire la suite]
21 janvier 2018

A large Guan-type vase, seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

  Lot 1637. A large Guan-type vase, seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 31.5 cm., 12 1/2 in. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 HKD. Lot sold 740,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's 2009. of archaic bronze form, the pear-shaped body supported on a short spreading foot and rising to a tall neck flanked by a pair of tubular handles below the everted rim, covered overall with a rich bluish-grey glaze suffused with a matrix of gold and grey crackles. Provenance: Collection... [Lire la suite]
13 janvier 2018

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

Lot 3070. A hexagonal guan-type vase, hu, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 28.8 cm., 11 3/8  in. Estimate 1,500,000 — 2,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,240,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's 2013 elegantly potted, of hexagonal form rising from a splayed foot to angled shoulders, sweeping up to a waisted neck and everted rim, set with a pair of tubular lug handles, applied overall with a rich caesius-coloured glaze suffused with a fine mist of bubbles, subtly... [Lire la suite]
29 octobre 2017

A Guan-type lingzhi brush washer, xi, 18th-19th century

Lot 272. A Guan-type lingzhi brush washer, xi, 18th-19th century. 5 ¾ in. (14.5 cm.) wide. Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000 (USD 5,244 - USD 7,866) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The shallow washer is smoothly potted as a large lingzhi fungus with low raised curled edges forming the sides of the vessel. A smaller fungus is attached to the crescent-form stem on one side. The piece is covered overall with an unctuous pale grey glaze suffused with dark and russet crackles, the base with spur marks... [Lire la suite]
29 octobre 2017

A very large guan-type archaistic vase, hu, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 269. A very large guan-type archaistic vase, hu, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate GBP 80,000 - GBP 120,000 (USD 104,880 - USD 157,320). Price realised GBP 162,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The vase has a pair of stylised dragon handles and is decorated with raised archaistic straps and bosses, covered overall in a celadon glaze with a network of dark grey crackles. Provenance: Acquired in China prior to 1913 by an Italian... [Lire la suite]

22 octobre 2017

A rare Guan-type 'Longquan' celadon Zhadou, Song Dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 33. A rare Guan-type 'Longquan' celadon Zhadou, Song Dynasty (960-1279). Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 USD. Lot sold 72,000 USD. © Sotheby's. gracefully potted, with a compressed globular body resting on a tall straight foot and rising to a broad neck and flared mouth, applied overall with a suberb thick blue-green kinuta glaze with a satin texture suffused with bubbles; 6 1/4 in., 15.9 cm Note: Longquan celadon zhadou attributed to the Song dynasty are an... [Lire la suite]
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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