15 décembre 2021

A Pale Celadon-Glazed Incised ‘Lotus’ Brush Pot, Bitong, Kangxi Period, Wenzhang Shandou Mark

Lot 3591. A Pale Celadon-Glazed Incised ‘Lotus’ Brush Pot, Bitong, Kangxi Period (1662-1722), Wenzhang Shandou Mark. D 12cm. Sold for HKD 480,000/USD 61,538(Estimate HKD 150,000 - 250,000/USD 19,231 - 32,051). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited The sides are well carved with horned chilong with long undulating bodies and incised manes striding against a background of dense ruyi cloud scroll between narrow borders of double-line at the rim and bottom. It is covered with a glaze of soft... [Lire la suite]

24 mai 2021

An Extremely Rare Pale Celadon-Glazed Compressed Globular Jar, Yongle Period (1403-1425)

Lot 2980. An Extremely Rare Pale Celadon-Glazed Compressed Globular Jar, Yongle Period (1403-1425); 6 ¼ in. (15.8 cm.) wide, box. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price realised HKD 1,062,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 Of broad, compressed form, the jar is covered all over, and on the base, with an attractive pale 'winter-green' glaze thinning on the short neck and pooling slightly in darker tears beneath three modified biscuit florettes on the sloping shoulders, the interior covered with a crackled white... [Lire la suite]
11 avril 2020

A pale celadon-glazed carved waterpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

  Lot 3714. A pale celadon-glazed carved waterpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 9.4 cm., 3 5/8  in. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 HKD. Lot Sold 75,000 HKD (7,649 EUR). Photo Sotheby's delicately potted with a compressed globular body resting on a short foot, the exterior covered with an even pale celadon glaze, carved with a continuous scene depicting a butterfly fluttering amidst large peony blossoms issuing from leafy sprigs, the landscape scene accentuated with... [Lire la suite]
07 mars 2020

An extremely rare pale celadon-glazed compressed globular jar, Yongle period (1403-1425)

Lot 1357. An extremely rare pale celadon-glazed compressed globular jar, Yongle period (1403-1425); 6 5/8 in. (16.9 cm.) diam. Estimate 300,000 - USD 500,000. Price realised USD 1,082,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010 Of broad, compressed form, covered all over, and on the base, with an attractive pale 'winter-green' glaze thinning on the short neck and pooling slightly in darker tears beneath three modified biscuit florets on the sloping shoulders, the interior glazed white, box. Provenance: Nathan Bentz &... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2020

A rare pair of pale celadon-glazed moulded bowls, Yongzheng six-character marks and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 1589. A rare pair of pale celadon-glazed moulded bowls, Yongzheng six-character marks within double circles and of the period (1723-1735); 4¾ in. (12.2 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 800,000 - HKD 1,000,000. Price realised HKD 1,687,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2008. Each of deep, rounded conical form, the exterior is moulded in low relief with three sprays of double-gourd vine, each leafy scrolling vine bearing a single gourd positioned below a bat, covered inside and out with a pale celadon glaze... [Lire la suite]
31 janvier 2020

A fine and rare pale celadon-glazed stem bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue in a line and of the period

Lot 3285. A fine and rare pale celadon-glazed stem bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue in a line and of the period (1736-1795); 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 800,000 - HKD 1,200,000. Price realised HKD 1,240,000. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014.  The bowl of inverted bell shape is moulded with a double line on the exterior, supported on a short splayed foot, covered inside and out with an even pale greenish-white glaze, the base with a clear glaze,... [Lire la suite]

31 janvier 2020

A rare pale celadon-glazed water flask, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 3265. A rare pale celadon-glazed water flask, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722); 3 1/2 in. (9 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 1,200,000 - HKD 1,800,000. Price realised HKD 2,080,000. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014.   The vessel is covered inside and out with a pale bluish-green glaze thinning to white on the mouth rim.. Provenance: Sold at Christie's New York, 4 June 1992, lot 337.  Christie’s. Important Chinese Ceramics... [Lire la suite]
07 janvier 2020

An unusual pale celadon-glazed flower-form deep cup, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1341. An unusual pale celadon-glazed flower-form deep cup, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 3 3/16 in. (8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 6,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013. The deep bowl is in the shape of a five-petaled flower raised on a spreading stem foot of conforming outline, and is covered overall with a glaze of pale blue-green color, except for the unglazed bottom of the foot that is covered with a brown wash. ... [Lire la suite]
02 octobre 2018

A pair of carved pale celadon-glazed washers, seal marks and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3641. A pair of carved pale celadon-glazed washers, seal marks and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 11 cm, 4 3/8  in. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 HKD (63,695 - 89,173 USD).  Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. each delicately potted with shallow flared sides supported on a splayed foot, the interior finely carved with a central medallion formed from three beribboned charms including a double gourd, nandina berries and a ruyisceptre, surrounded by three... [Lire la suite]
02 juin 2018

A rare pale celadon-glazed shallow bowl, dated by inscription to Wanli cyclical xinmao year, corresponding to 1591 and of the pe

Lot 3104. A rare pale celadon-glazed shallow bowl, dated by inscription to Wanli cyclical Xinmao year, corresponding to 1591 and of the period; 5 3/8 in. (13.6 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 240,000 - HKD 350,000. Price realised HKD 525,000. © Christie's Images Ltd The shallow bowl is potted with rounded sides rising from slightly tapering foot to flaring rims. It is covered inside and out with a glaze of celadon tone, thinning towards the rims and stopping neatly around the foot. The base is glazed in white,... [Lire la suite]