14 juillet 2019

A blue-glazed bottle vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 171. A blue-glazed bottle vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Height 16 1/4 in., 41.3 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Lot sold 8,750 USD. © Sotheby's. heavily potted, the body of pear-shaped form rising from a short foot to a cylindrical neck, covered on the exterior with a dark blue glaze thinning toward the rim, six-character seal mark in underglaze blue. Provenance: Collection of Dr. Richard and Mrs. Mary Eckhardt acquired in Japan between... [Lire la suite]

13 juillet 2019

A blue and white 'Phoenix' dish, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 169. A blue and white 'Phoenix' dish, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Diameter 6 3/8  in., 16.1 cm. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD. Lot sold 4,688 USD. © Sotheby's. painted in underglaze blue with a central medallion of two confronting phoenix clasping a sprig in their beaks, surrounded by clouds within a double circle, the motif repeated on the exterior, seal mark in underglaze blue. Provenance: Property from a Private New England Collection, acquired circa... [Lire la suite]
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27 mai 2019

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

Lot 367. A copper-red glazed bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795); 12.3 cm, 4 7/8  in. Estimate £3,000 — 5,000. Lot Sold 6,000 GBP (7,668 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot, covered overall with a deep red glaze thinning to white at the rim and foot, the base with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Asian Art, London, 17 May 2019, 10:00 AM
27 mai 2019

A famille-rose 'Immortals' vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 419. A famille-rose 'Immortals' vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795); 47 cm, 18 1/2  in. Estimate £3,000 — 5,000. Lot Sold 6,875 GBP (8,786 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the rectangular section baluster body rising from a spreading foot to a tall waisted neck with everted rim, finely enamelled to the front and back with a large shaped panel enclosing immortals in a garden, the sides and neck with landscape panels and all reserved on a green dot ground with... [Lire la suite]
27 mai 2019

A flambé-glazed bottle vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 409. A flambé-glazed bottle vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795); 41.5 cm, 16 3/8  in. Estimate £8,000 — 12,000. Lot Sold 8,125 GBP (10,384 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. with the compressed body rising from a spreading foot to a tall neck flaring at the rim, applied overall save for the base with a vitreous burgundy-red glaze streaked with deep lavender-blue, the base incised with a six-character seal mark and covered with a pale brown wash. Sotheby's. St George... [Lire la suite]
27 mai 2019

A blue-ground yellow-enamelled 'dragon' dish, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 414. A blue-ground yellow-enamelled 'dragon' dish, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795); 25.1 cm, 9 3/4  in. Estimate £5,000 — 7,000. Lot Sold 9,375 GBP (11,981 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the gently rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot to an everted rim, painted to the centre with a yellow-enamelled scaly five-clawed dragon in pursuit of a flaming pearl, encircled at the well and to the exterior by two similar dragons, all reserved on a rich cobalt-blue ground,... [Lire la suite]

17 mai 2019

A Ru-type censer, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 48. A Ru-type censer, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795); 20 cm, 7 7/8  in. Estimate 40,000 - 60,000 GBP.  Lot sold 93,750 GBP (121,134 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. of compressed circular form, resting on three short feet below a band of twelve bosses, the waisted neck rising to a flared mouth, the shoulder set with two lug-handles, and covered all over with an attractive crackled lavender-blue glaze stopping at the tip of the feet, the base inscribed with a six-character seal mark in underglaze... [Lire la suite]
05 mai 2019

A rare white-glazed soft paste archaistic vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 39. A rare white-glazed soft paste archaistic vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795); 24.5 cm, 9 3/4  in. Estimate £15,000 — 20,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. the baluster body rising from a recessed spreading foot to a broad round shoulder anda tall waisted neck set with a pair of elephant-head handles, carved and moulded around the body with a wide band of stylised taotie masks between keyfret bands, a band of stylised lotus lappets around the foot, the neck with a... [Lire la suite]
05 mai 2019

A copper-red bottle vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 51. A copper-red bottle vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795); 25 cm, 9 7/8  in. Estimate £8,000 — 12,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a tall spreading foot to a tall cylindrical neck and slightly flared rim, covered in a deep copper-red glaze whitening at the rim, the base inscribed with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue.  Provenance: Christie’s Paris, 10th December 2014, lot 304. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art,... [Lire la suite]
03 mai 2019

A fine blue and white bottle vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 37. A fine blue and white bottle vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795); 38 cm, 15 in. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 GBP (35,022 - 58,370 EUR). Lot sold 40,000 GBP (51,684 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the globular body rising from a short spreading foot to a tall waisted neck and a flared rim, moulded around the stepped shoulder and the body with fillet, the body brightly painted to simulate the 'heaping and piling' effect, depicting meandering composite floral scrolls above lappet and foliate scroll... [Lire la suite]