01 juillet 2020

A celadon-glazed barrel-form vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 126. A celadon-glazed barrel-form vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795). Hauteur: 16,5 cm. (6 ½ in.). Estimate EUR 15,000 - EUR 25,000. Price realised EUR 25,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Le vase est simplement souligné de deux bandes de bosses en relief et flanqué d'une paire d'anses en masques d'animaux fabuleux. Il est entièrement recouvert d'une douce glaçure bleu-vert. Il porte une marque impériale entourée d'un cercle non-émaillé.... [Lire la suite]

28 juin 2020

A fine peacock feather-glazed lantern vase, Qianlong incised six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 130. A fine peacock feather-glazed lantern vase, Qianlong incised six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795). Hauteur: 23,5 cm. (9 ¼ in.). Estimate EUR 20,000 - EUR 40,000. Price realised EUR 75,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Le vase est de forme lanterne, simplement moulé à l'épaulement de brides en forme de vases inversés, entièrement recouvert d'une glaçure turquoise vibrante ponctuée de petites taches dans des tons plus foncés violet-rouge, rappelant la plume de paon. ... [Lire la suite]
02 juin 2020

Impressive Chinese imperial porcelains highlight Freeman's Asian Arts Auction

PHILADELPHIA, PA.- On Friday, June 19, Freeman’s will offer over 200 carefully selected lots in its Asian Arts auction. Spanning centuries and countries, the sale is a compelling offering of furniture, porcelains, jades, textiles, sculpture and fine art from across the Far East, including a group of ancient Chinese bronzes from a private Main Line collection and a selection of mark and period Chinese porcelains of the Qing dynasty. CHINESE IMPERIAL PORCELAINSThe sale includes a fine selection of elegant imperial... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2020

A fine and rare blue and white barrel-form jar, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3998.  A fine and rare blue and white barrel-form jar, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm.) high. Estimate 1,200,000 - HKD 1,800,000. Price realised HKD 3,020,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012. The jar is sturdily potted in barrel shape with a flat base and curved sides tapering at the mouth and foot rims. It is painted to the exterior in vibrant tones of blue with alternating lotus and chrysanthemum blooms borne on undulating... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2020

A fine and very rare coral-ground famille rose bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3994. A fine and very rare coral-ground famille rose bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 4 3/8 in. (11 cm.) diam. Estimate 900,000 - HKD 1,200,000. Price realised HKD 1,940,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012. The bowl is finely enamelled with three lemon-yellow ground cartouches, each enclosing a broad blossoming peony framed by foliate scrolls, connected by the slender stems bearing four smaller blue flowerheads amidst further leafy foliage,... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2020

A magnificent famille rose 'Hundred deer' vase, Hu, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3990. A magnificent famille rose 'Hundred deer' vase, Hu, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 17 1/2 in. (44.5 cm.) high. Estimate 5,000,000 - HKD 8,000,000. Price realised HKD 14,660,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012.   Of archaistic form, the full-bodied vase is superbly painted in vivid enamels with a herd of deer, comprising bucks, does and their young with reddish-brown fur, spotted hide and dappled white coats. The deer are grazing,... [Lire la suite]

13 avril 2020

A magnificent and rare celadon-glazed archaistic vase, Hu, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3963. A magnificent and rare celadon-glazed archaistic vase, Hu, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 9 3/4 in. (24.7 cm.) wide. Estimate 25,000,000 - HKD 35,000,000. Price realised HKD 28,660,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012.   The vase is well potted in baluster form with an angular sloping shoulder rising to a broad waisted neck surmounted by a galleried rim. It is finely moulded and carved all around with five registers of archaistic... [Lire la suite]
06 avril 2020

A fine and rare small clair-de-lune-glazed jardiniere, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1301. A fine and rare small clair-de-lune-glazed jardiniere, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 5 5/8 in. (14.2 cm.) long. Estimate 1,800,000 - HKD 2,500,000. Price Realized HKD 1,680,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2006.  The rectangular jardiniere finely potted with low rounded sides supported on four shallow right-angled feet, the recessed base pierced with two circular apertures on either side of the reign mark, all covered in an... [Lire la suite]
05 avril 2020

A fine Ming-style yellow-ground blue and white conical bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 2168. A fine Ming-style yellow-ground blue and white conical bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 10 1/8 in. (26 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price Realized USD 23,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.   The bowl is well potted with widely flaring sides rising from a spreading foot to the everted rim. The interior is delicately painted with a central medallion enclosing a leafy spray of dianthus below... [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]