16 mai 2012

A very fine and rare Guanyao-type moonflask Yongzheng seal mark and of the period

A very fine and rare Guanyao-type moonflask Yongzheng seal mark and of the period. Photo Bonhams The heavily-potted vase moulded with eight facets around the sides and two convex main faces, the cylindrical neck set with two zoomorphic dragon handles rising to the rounded rim, all on a slightly-domed rectangular base, the glaze of pale lavender-grey tone with an extensive wide light golden-brown craquelure simulating somewhat the Song Dynasty prototype for this kind of Qing Dynasty revival vessel. 49cm (19½in)... [Lire la suite]

08 novembre 2008

A Guanyao-type glazed scholar's rock. 19th century

A Guanyao-type glazed scholar's rock. 19th century Modelled as a scholar's rock, perforated with many holes in imitation of a weathered Lake Tai rock, covered overall with a thick crackled glaze running thinner in places to reveal the buff body beneath, the base with impressed four-character hall mark Yayu Tang Zhi. 20.5cm (8in) high. - Estimate: £2,000 - 3,000 - Unsold. Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd.,Images and Text All Rights Reserved Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 6 Nov 2008. New Bond Street -... [Lire la suite]
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