21 août 2022

An Underglaze-Red ‘Floral’ Pear-Shaped Vase, Yuhuchunping, Hongwu Period (1368-1398)

Lot 3577. An Underglaze-Red ‘Floral’ Pear-Shaped Vase, Yuhuchunping, Hongwu Period (1368-1398). L 17.5cm. Sold for HKD 3,500,000 (Estimate HKD 2,500,000 - HKD 4,500,000). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited 2022 This is of regular form, with a rounded belly and a shallow, unglazed, flat foot. There is a broad stream along one side of the mouth, with a small rounded band below. The lip is exposed and appears flint-red because of the overlay. The glaze is slightly greenish on a white ground, and the... [Lire la suite]

17 juillet 2022

A plain silver pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 3303. A plain silver pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Song dynasty (960-1279). H 31.8cm 468g. Sold for HKD 114,000 (Estimate 50,000 - 80,000). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited 2022. Provenance: An American private collection. Literature : Michael C. Teller IV, Royal Chinese Treasures: Tang and Song Dynasties, Willamsburg, Virginia, 1991, p. 34-35, pl.17. Poly Auction. Colours Beyond Landscapes: Important Chinese Art including European and American Collections, Hong Kong, 14... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2022

An extremely rare white-glazed pear-shaped vase, Sui-Tang dynasty

  Lot 296. An extremely rare white-glazed pear-shaped vase, Sui-Tang dynasty (589-907). Height 10¾ in., 27.2 cm. Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD. © Sothebys. Provenance: Japanese Private Collection. Note: Compare a vase of this form in the collection of the Idemitsu Museum of Arts, Tokyo, attributed to the 8th century, published in White Ceramics of the East: The Genuine Pure World, Tokyo, 2012, pl. 11. See two other examples of the same shape, attributed to the Sui... [Lire la suite]
31 juillet 2021

Qing dynasty monochrome sold at Christie's. Art of Asia, Paris, 4 June - 25 June 2021

Lot 306. A small guan-type celadon vase, cong, Qing dynasty (1644-1911). Hauteur: 11,5 cm. (41⁄2 in.). Estimate EUR 2,000 - EUR 3,000. Price Realised EUR 6,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021   Lot 307. A large flambé-glazed bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Hauteur: 40.7 cm. (16 in.). Estimate EUR 3,500 - EUR 5,500. Price Realised EUR 6,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021   Lot 308. A large... [Lire la suite]
21 février 2021

An unusual Longquan celadon tobi seiji pear-shaped vase, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

  Lot 711. An unusual Longquan celadon tobi seiji pear-shaped vase, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 6 ½ in. (16.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 25,000. © Christie's 2021 The vase is raised on a short foot and has sloping sides which taper to a lipped rim. The exterior is covered with an even glaze of sea-green tone and is applied with splashes of iron-brown. Note: Compare the Yuan dynasty Longquan celadon tobi seiji vase of similar size and form, sold... [Lire la suite]
17 janvier 2021

A Cizhou pear-shaped vase, Jin-Yuan dynasty (1115-1368)

Lot 114. A Cizhou pear-shaped vase, Jin-Yuan dynasty (1115-1368); 113⁄4 in. (29.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 5,000- USD 7,000. Price Realised USD 5,625. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The vase has a tapering ovoid body which rises to the tall, flaring neck that flares outwards, the body decorated with floral sprays beneath three bands on the shoulder. Property from the Collection of Peter Tcherepnine. Provenance: Samuel T. Peters (1854-1921) Collection, no 327.Louisine Peters Weekes... [Lire la suite]

10 juin 2020

A Guan-type pear-shaped vase, Song-Ming dynasty (960-1644)

Lot 357. A Guan-type pear-shaped vase, Song-Ming dynasty (960-1644); 19.6 cm, 7 5/8  in. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 HKD. Lot sold 162,500 HKD (213,662 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. well potted with a baluster body rising from a gently splayed foot to a tall flaring neck, covered evenly overall save for the unglazed footring with a pale celadon glaze suffused with a network of crackles and 'earthworm tracks', the pale grey stoneware body burnt dark grey in the firing.... [Lire la suite]
01 avril 2020

A copper-red-decorated pear-shaped vase, 18th century

Lot 2173. A copper-red-decorated pear-shaped vase, 18th century; 11¾ in. (30 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price Realized USD 16,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The globular body and tall, spreading neck are covered with a glaze of deep crushed-strawberry-red color falling in a thick line above the unglazed foot and thinning to a pale tone below the white rim. The base is covered with a very pale bluish-white glaze. Christie's. Fine Chinese... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2020

A fine and rare teadust-glazed pear-shaped vase, hu, Qianlong impressed six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3507. A fine and rare teadust-glazed pear-shaped vase, hu, Qianlong impressed six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 10 1/4 in. (26 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 3,000,000 - HKD 5,000,000. Price Realized HKD 4,240,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013  The vase is well potted in hu-form with a globular lower body resting on a slightly spreading foot, rising to a broad cylindrical neck and gently stepped rim. The neck is flanked by a pair of cylindrical lug handles. It is... [Lire la suite]
05 mars 2020

A celadon-glazed pear-shaped vase, 18th century

Lot 65. A celadon-glazed pear-shaped vase, 18th century; 15 3/8 in. (39 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000. Price realised GBP 5,736. © Christie's Images Ltd 2002 The neck applied with scrolling handles, the base moulded with lotus petals, and surmounted by a lotus seed pod, all under a pale greyish-green bubble-suffused glaze paling over the extremities, the foot-rim dressed dark brown. Christie's. Chinese Ceramics & Chinese Export Ceramics & Works of... [Lire la suite]