15 janvier 2020

A Qingbai pear-shaped vase, hu, Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 1495. A Qingbai pear-shaped vase, hu, Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century; 7¼ in. (18.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 5,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The globular body is encircled by three raised ribs above the spreading stepped foot, and the shoulder is flanked by a pair of fixed-ring lion- mask handles below a herringbone band encircling the neck. The vase is covered in a characteristic semi-transparent glaze of pale blue tone continuing over... [Lire la suite]

14 janvier 2020

A Cizhou-type brown slip-painted pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping,Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 1488. A Cizhou-type brown slip-painted pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping,Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 13¾ in. (35 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 27,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The vase is painted in brown with three foliate sprays on the lower body below two birds on the shoulder, all within double-line borders on a white slip and under a clear glaze that falls short of the thick, slightly flared foot. Provenance: J.T. Tai & Co., New York, October... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2020

A Cizhou-type painted brown-ground pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 1177. A Cizhou-type painted brown-ground pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 12th-13th century; 12¼ in. (31.1 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 12,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The body is painted in somewhat metallic matte brown with three graceful flower sprays reserved on the dark olive-brown glaze that continues over the rim into the interior of the neck. The base is unglazed and carved with an inscription, Li Ho, possibly the... [Lire la suite]
29 décembre 2019

A flambé-glazed pear-shaped vase, 19th century

Lot 288. A flambé-glazed pear-shaped vase, 19th century; 14 ¾ in. (37.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 8,000. Price realised GBP 6,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014.  The vase is sturdily potted with a bulbous body rising to a long cylindrical neck and supported on a short tapered foot. It is covered overall in an attractive dark red glaze with fine crackling, thinning to a cream colour at the rim.   Provenance: Formerly in a private Hong Kong collection,... [Lire la suite]
28 décembre 2019

A fine Ming-style blue and white pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Daoguang six-character seal mark and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 3476. A fine Ming-style blue and white pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Daoguang six-character seal mark and of the period (1821-1850); 11 1/4 in. (28.6 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 700,000 - HKD 900,000. Price realised HKD 875,000. © Christies Image Ltd 2014 The globular body is painted in vivid blue tones in imitation of 'heaping and piling' with plantain and bamboo growing beside rocks on grassy mounds. All below a band of foliate scroll in-between upright leaves and a pendent... [Lire la suite]
28 décembre 2019

A fine Ming-style blue and white pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Daoguang six-character seal mark and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 1939. A fine Ming-style blue and white pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Daoguang six-character seal mark and of the period (1821-1850); 11 1/4 in. (28.6 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000. Price realised HKD 2,070,000. © Christies Image Ltd 2013 The globular body is painted in vivid blue tones in imitation of 'heaping and piling' with plantain and bamboo growing beside rocks on grassy mounds, below a band of foliate scroll in-between upright leaves and a... [Lire la suite]

28 décembre 2019

A fine Ming-style blue and white pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Jiaqing six-character seal mark and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 1938. A fine Ming-style blue and white pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Jiaqing six-character seal mark and of the period (1796-1820); 11 1/4 in. (28.6 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000. Price realised HKD 2,670,000. © Christies Image Ltd 2013 The globular body is painted in vivid blue tones in imitation of 'heaping and piling' with plantain and bamboo growing beside rocks on grassy mounds, below a band of foliate scroll in-between upright leaves and a... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2019

A Guan-type glazed pear-shaped vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3444. A Guan-type glazed pear-shaped vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 4 in. (10.2 cm.) across. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000. Price Realized HKD 500,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014 The vase is finely potted with a pear-shaped body rising from a slightly flared cylindrical foot to a tall neck with lipped rim, covered overall with an even opaque celadon glaze of greyish-blue tone, suffused with a wide network of crackles partly stained with... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2019

A pair of Qingbai pear-shaped vases, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 98. A pair of Qingbai pear-shaped vases, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 81⁄4 in. (21.5 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price Realised: USD 2,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Each vase is applied on the shoulder with a pair of monster-mask-ring handles, with a curled mane issuing from the top of the head to form a loop handle on the neck of the vase, covered overall with a transparent blue-toned glaze suffused with fine crackle, Japanese wood box. ... [Lire la suite]
11 octobre 2019

A Yixing Jun-glazed pear-shaped vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 84. A Yixing Jun-glazed pear-shaped vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century. 5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) high, box. Estimate HKD 30,000 - HKD 50,000. Price realised HKD 100,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 Property from the the Quek Kiok Lee Collection. Provenance:  The Helen D. Ling CollectionAcquired from the above in December 1979. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including the Quek Kiok Lee Collection, Hong Kong, 9 October 2019