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]
11 février 2020

An unusual underglaze red and blue-decorated pear-shaped vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1772. An unusual underglaze red and blue-decorated pear-shaped vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 8½ in. (21.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 20,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  The body painted in various shades of underglaze blue and soft copper red shading to pale olive spotted in green with three different butterflies, all below the slightly waisted neck that rises to a lipped rim, with a double blue circle on the base, wood stand. ... [Lire la suite]
07 février 2020

A blue and white pear-shaped vase,Transitional period, circa 1645-1655

Lot 1661. A blue and white pear-shaped vase,Transitional period, circa 1645-1655; 9 1/8 in. (23.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 10,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  Raised on a spreading pedestal foot, one side painted with an unusual scene of an immortal playing the arrow game standing beside an attendant holding arrows on a cloud to one side of a pavilion set amidst rocks and crashing waves, with a vase filled with arrows sitting on the farthest rock and a... [Lire la suite]

31 janvier 2020

A fine Guan-type glazed pear-shaped vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 3266. A fine Guan-type glazed pear-shaped vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 9 1/2 in. (24 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 1,800,000 - HKD 2,500,000. Price realised HKD 2,680,000. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014.   The vase is finely potted with a pear-shaped body rising from a high 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... [Lire la suite]
31 janvier 2020

A Cizhou sgraffiato pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 3229. A Cizhou sgraffiato pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 12 3/8 in. (31.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price realised HKD 375,000. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014.  The elegantly potted vase is freely carved through the white slip to the buff body with a wide band of shaped panels enclosing a lotus spray, separated by a cartouche enclosing a leaf decoration above a chrysanthemum, all below a band of scrolling foliage. ... [Lire la suite]
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]