12 juillet 2016

A flambé-glazed archaistic vase, hu, Incised seal mark and period of Yongzheng

Lot 3107. A flambé-glazed archaistic vase, hu, Incised seal mark and period of Yongzheng. Estimate 800,000 — 1,200,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,700,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's the ovoid body supported on a flared foot rising to a waisted neck, moulded with two horizontal ribs around the high shoulder and the neck, set on opposite side with loop handles suspending a fixed buckle-shaped ring, the exterior covered with a rich glaze of streaked crushed-raspberry and lavender draining... [Lire la suite]

30 septembre 2015

A fine and rare flambé-glazed vase, hu, Incised seal mark and period of Yongzheng

A fine and rare flambé-glazed vase, hu, Incised seal mark and period of Yongzheng. Estimate 1,800,000 — 2,500,000 HKD (210,094 - 291,798 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. sturdily potted with a full, rounded body supported on a flared foot and rising to a waisted, slightly flaring neck, the shoulders moulded with handles and fixed rings suspending tassels, with a rich glaze of crushed raspberry tone and occasional streaks of lavender applied to the exterior and draining away from the... [Lire la suite]
10 avril 2015

A large and rare teadust-glazed vase, Incised seal mark and period of Yongzheng

A large and rare teadust-glazed vase, Incised seal mark and period of Yongzheng. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000  HKD. Unsold. Photo courtesy Sotheby's of archaistic hu form, supported on a splayed foot with a slightly galleried rim, the body tapering to a tall neck flanked by a pair of animal mask loop handles, the bulging body with a wide raised horizontal band, evenly interrupted on four sides with a vertical one, each intersection with a further raised square panel, all above a thin raised... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2015

A rare flambé-glazed vase, Incised seal mark and period of Yongzheng

A rare flambé-glazed vase, Incised seal mark and period of Yongzheng. Estimate 1,500,000 — 2,000,000 HKD (171,024 - 228,032 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. robustly potted with a body of squat angular profile rising from a short splayed foot to an angular shoulder and surmounted by a tall waisted neck and a slightly splayed rim, the exterior unctuously covered with a rich crimson glaze suffused with darker streaks of reddish-purple draining downwards from the galleried rim, the interior... [Lire la suite]
05 avril 2014

A robin's egg blue lantern vase, Incised seal mark and period of Yongzheng

A robin's egg blue lantern vase, Incised seal mark and period of Yongzheng. Photo Sotheby's the ovoid body rising to a waisted neck and flared rim, supported on a slightly splayed foot, covered on the exterior with an opaque turquoise-blue glaze of robin's-egg type suffused overall with finely mottled greyish-purple, the base incised with a four-character seal mark all beneath the glaze, the unglazed foot dressed in a brown wash; 24.2 cm., 9 1/2 in. Estimate 700,000 — 900,000 HKD Note: This ‘lantern’ shape is more commonly known... [Lire la suite]
31 mars 2014

A flambé-glazed vase, Incised seal mark and period of Yongzheng

A flambé-glazed vase, Incised seal mark and period of Yongzheng. Photo:Sotheby's the compressed globular body supported on a slightly flared foot, surmounted by a waisted neck and an everted rim, the neck flanked by a pair of angular strap handles with ruyi-head terminals below a horizontal raised rib collaring the neck, three further ribs encircling the upper and lower bodies respectively, applied overall with a raspberry glaze with unctuous purplish-blue splashes and spots, the underside dressed in a thin coffee-coloured... [Lire la suite]

08 octobre 2013

A flambé-glazed bottle vase, xianwenping, Incised seal mark and period of Yongzheng

A flambé-glazed bottle vase, xianwenping, Incised seal mark and period of Yongzheng. Photo: Sotheby's. the compressed globular body supported on a slightly flared foot, surmounted by tall cylindrical neck and upturned rim, encircled around the middle section by a double-horizontal rib and with five further ribs around the shoulder and neck, applied overall with a brilliant plum-coloured glaze accented with milky lavender-blue streaks drizzling down from the cream-rimmed mouth over... [Lire la suite]
28 septembre 2013

A rare lavender-glazed hexagonal flowerpot and stand, Incised seal mark and period of Yongzheng

A rare lavender-glazed hexagonal flowerpot and stand, Incised seal mark and period of Yongzheng. Photo: Sotheby's of hexagonal form with gently flared walls, the slightly concave sides with indented corners rising at an angle from a recessed foot of conforming section, all supported on a pierced trompe-l'oeil integralbase with a stepped curved apron and six ruyi feet joined by a hexagonal stretcher, the latter attached to the pot and... [Lire la suite]
24 septembre 2012

A fine and oustanding 'robin's egg' tripod censer. Incised seal mark and period of Yongzheng

A fine and oustanding 'robin's egg' tripod censer. Incised seal mark and period of Yongzheng - Photo Sotheby's  well potted, the bombé sides rising to a straight mouth, flanked by a pair of upright arched handles on the rim, supported on three short tapered feet, brightly covered overall in a 'peacock feather' variation of the glaze with liberally applied vibrant turquoise streaks covering a bronze-coloured ground, the base incised with a six-character reign mark beneath the mottled glaze, the tips of the feet... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2012

A very rare 'eel-skin'-glazed bulb bowl. Incised seal mark and period of YongzhengA very rare 'eel-skin'-glazed bulb bowl. Incis

A very rare 'eel-skin'-glazed bulb bowl. Incised seal mark and period of Yongzheng. Photo Sotheby's the shallow, round basin with low flaring sides and a flat base, supported on four bulbous animal-mask feet with eyes, ears, snout and other details clearly moulded, covered overall with a layer of brown slip below a greenish-brown glaze suffused with fine dark brown striations leading to a 'tea-dust' effect, the glaze draining at the rim and raised areas of the feet, appearing lighter brown, the base... [Lire la suite]