05 mai 2019

A copper-red bowl, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 47. A copper-red bowl, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795); 15 cm, 5 3/4  in. Estimate £10,000 — 15,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides rising from a high spreading foot, the exterior covered in a rich dark red glaze, the interior and base glazed white, the base inscribed with the six-character seal mark in underglaze blue.  Provenance: English private collection, acquired from S. Marchant & Son, London in the 1980s. Sotheby's. Important Chinese... [Lire la suite]

08 avril 2019

A Doucai ‘Dragon’ ‘Bajixiang’ Jar, Qianlong Mark and Period (1736-1795)

Lot 3048. A Doucai ‘Dragon’ ‘Bajixiang’ Jar, Qianlong Mark and Period (1736-1795). H 20.1cm. Estimate HKD 220,000 - 280,000. Lot sold HKD 283,200 (USD 36,098). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Poly Auction Hong Kong. Imperial Curiosity – Art of Interior Decoration, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 2 april 2019
22 mars 2019

A ‘Robin’s Egg’ Glazed Vase, Meiping, Qianlong Period, 1736-1795

Lot 3511. A ‘Robin’s Egg’ Glazed Vase, Meiping, Qianlong Mark and Period, 1736-1795. H 33.8cm. Estimate HKD 3,500,000 - 4,500,000 (USD 445,988 - 573,413). Lot sold HKD 5,546,000 (USD 706,394). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited The vase is well potted with high swelling shoulders rising from a gently spreading foot, that all below the short waisted neck with lipped rim. The vase is covered overall in a striking rich mottled blue and turquoise glaze running in cascades down the sides,... [Lire la suite]
11 mars 2019

A Guan-type bottle vase, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 520. A Guan-type bottle vase, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795). Height 4 7/8  in., 12.4 cm. Estimate USD 80,000 — 120,000. Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 the faceted pear-shaped body rising from a short foot to a tapering neck, set to each side with a cylindrical lug handle, applied overall with a fine caesious-colored glaze stopping neatly just above the foot, the foot ring applied with a dark brown dressing, the base with a six-character... [Lire la suite]
11 mars 2019

A fine Ru-type fanghu vase, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 519. A fine Ru-type fanghu vase, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795). Height 5 5/8  in., 14.4 cm. Estimate USD 80,000 — 120,000. Lot sold 100,000 USD. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 the faceted pear-shaped body rising from a short foot to a tapering neck, set to each side with a cylindrical lug handle, applied overall with a fine caesious-colored glaze stopping neatly just above the foot, the foot ring applied with a dark brown dressing, the base with a... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2019

A rare small blue-enameled shell-form ink palette, Qianlong four-character seal mark in iron red and of the period  (1736-1795)

Lot 1750. A rare small blue-enameled shell-form ink palette, Qianlong four-character seal mark in iron red and of the period  (1736-1795); 3 in. (7.6 cm.) long. Estimate $10,000 - $15,000. Price Realized $80,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. Modeled in the shape of a flattened conch shell with granular surface covered in bright blue enamel, the flat palette area covered in a pale blue-green tinted clear glaze within raised outer edges retaining traces of gilding, as do the three small shell-shaped feet on... [Lire la suite]

06 janvier 2019

A Sino-Tibetan gilt-bronze figure of Avalokitesvara, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 197. A Sino-Tibetan gilt-bronze figure of Avalokitesvara, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795); 25.5cm., 10in.Estimate 50,000 - 70,000 GBP. Lot sold 218,500 GBP. © Sotheby's 2013. the four-armed deity seated in dhyanasana on a double-lotus base, the principal hands held in anjalimudrabefore the chest and the attendant arms flanking the shoulders raised in vitarkamudra, wearing a dhoti further embellished with beaded jewels and a shawl over the shoulder, the face with a... [Lire la suite]
11 décembre 2018

A pair of 'sang-de-bœuf' porcelain saucers, Qing dynasty, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 188. A pair of 'sang-de-bœuf' porcelain saucers, Qing dynasty, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795). D. : 16,4 cm (6 1/2 in.). Estimation 6 000 - 8 000 €. Vendu 14 300 €. © Artcurial Circulaires, recouvertes d'une belle glaçure monochrome sang-de-bœuf, marque en bleu sous couverte Qianlong à la base. Artcurial. Vente Art d’Asie - 10 décembre 2018  
30 novembre 2018

A fine magnificent and exceptionally rare yangcai 'hundred deer' blue-handled vase, hu, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 2801. A fine magnificent and exceptionally rare yangcai 'hundred deer' blue-handled vase, hu, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 17 1/2 in. (44.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 20,000,000 - HKD 30,000,000 (US$2,600,000-3,800,000). Price realised HKD 45,100,000 (5,765,230USD). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Of archaistic form, the full-bodied vase is superbly painted in vivid enamels with a herd of deer, comprising... [Lire la suite]
18 août 2018

Sotheby's Hong Kong to offer the Yamanaka Reticulated Vase

The Yamanaka Reticulated Vase. A highly important and exquisitely enamelled yangcai reticulated ‘fish’ vase, blue-enamel seal mark and period of Qianlong . Estimate: HK$50-70 Million / US$6.4-9 Million. From the pair to the Famous Vase Hammered at £43 Million in 2010. Originally included in the 1905 Yamanaka Exhibition in New York. Acquired by a Private Japanese Collector in 1924. Dormant for Almost a Century Among the Most Complex Porcelains Ever Conceived by Tang Ying for the Qianlong Emperor. Lot sold 149,091,000 HKD... [Lire la suite]