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

01 septembre 2019

An iron-spot-decorated Longquan celadon pear-shaped vase, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 1046. An iron-spot-decorated Longquan celadon pear-shaped vase, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century; 9 in. (23 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2019. The pear-shaped body is carved with lotus scroll, above a band of upright petals. The neck is decorated with upright plantain leaves and is flanked by a pair of fish-form handles suspending fixed rings. It is covered overall with a rich sea-green glaze with scattered iron-brown splashes,  Japanese wood box. ... [Lire la suite]
31 août 2019

An underglaze-copper-red pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, late 14th century

Lot 52. An underglaze-copper-red pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, late 14th century; 13 in. (33 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000. Price realised GBP 27,600. © Christie’s Images Limited 1998 The well-rounded body with a narrow neck and flaring mouth and supported on a short spreading foot ring, painted in underglaze-red with four large peony blooms alternately depicted in profile and full-faced, borne on a generously scrolling stem with characteristically spiky leaves and four... [Lire la suite]
27 août 2019

A large incised white-glazed soft-paste porcelain pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, 18th-19th century

Lot 759. A large incised white-glazed soft-paste porcelain pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, 18th-19th century; 13 ½ in. (34.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 11,875. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 The elegantly shaped vase is incised with stylized lotus scroll and covered overall with a creamy vory tone. Provenance: Kate Sturges Buckingham (1858–1937) Collection, Chicago, before 1924.The Art Institute of Chicago, accessioned as the Collection of Lucy Maud Buckingham... [Lire la suite]
27 août 2019

A white-glazed molded soft-paste porcelain pear-shaped vase, 18th century

Lot 737. A white-glazed molded soft-paste porcelain pear-shaped vase, 18th century; 12 ½ in.(31.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 12,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 The body is molded with a continuous leafy floral scroll below bands of ruyi-heads and key-fret at the shoulder, and the neck has a band of upright leaves below a further ruyi-head border at the rim. The vase is covered overall with an even white glaze with a hint of bluish tone. ... [Lire la suite]
25 août 2019

Qianlong Monochrome sold at Sotheby's New York, 18 March 2008

Lot 123. A Flambé-Glazed Vase, Fanghu, Qianlong Incised Seal Mark and Period (1736-1795); height 11 3/8 in., 29 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Lot sold 15,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the swelling body of rectangular section, with slightly waisted vertical neck, front and back molded with a 'peach'-form panel, the neck flanked by twin lug handles, all on a conforming low foot, the body with a flowing glaze of ox-blood red, lilac-blue and purple, thinning to ivory at the extremities, the... [Lire la suite]

25 août 2019

A copper-red-glazed pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Yongzheng-Qianlong period (1723-1795)

Lot 754. A copper-red-glazed pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Yongzheng-Qianlong period (1723-1795); 11 5/8 in. (29.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 37,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.  The exterior is covered with a mottled glaze of deep red color suffused with a fine network of crackle, paling to a creamy-white at the rim and continuing into the interior. Provenance: Celia Schmidt Collection.The Art Institute of Chicago, accessioned in 1978.   ... [Lire la suite]
16 août 2019

A Langyao pear-shaped vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 720. A Langyao pear-shaped vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 10 ¼ in. (26 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 137,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.   The vase is raised on a tall spreading foot and covered overall with a mottled, crackled glaze of crushed strawberry tone thinning to a pale celadon color at the mouth rim and stopping neatly above the foot ring. The base and interior are covered with a transparent crackled glaze of pale celadon tone.  ... [Lire la suite]
15 août 2019

A rare Jizhou stencil-decorated pear-shaped vase, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 701. A rare Jizhou stencil-decorated pear-shaped vase, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century; 8 1/8 in. (21 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 150,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The vase is elegantly potted and decorated on either side with a stenciled, stylized flowerhead reserved against a dark brown glaze, and fixed-rings handles are on the shoulder. Provenance: Russell Tyson (1867-1963) Collection, Chicago.The Art Institute of Chicago, accessioned... [Lire la suite]
26 juillet 2019

A dark blue-glazed pear-shaped vase, hu, 19th century

Lot 930. A dark blue-glazed pear-shaped vase, hu, 19th century; 11¼ in. (28.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 10,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014  The vase is molded with an archaistic dragon band on the neck between a pair of dragon-scroll handles, and a double bow-string band encircling the body. The vase is covered in a lustruous glaze of deep blue color that also covers the base which has an apocryphal Yongzheng seal mark. Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS... [Lire la suite]