12 octobre 2021

A green and yellow-glazed 'dragon' dish, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 815. A green and  yellow-glazed 'dragon' dish, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 5 ¼ in. (13.3 cm.) diam.. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 15,000. © Christie's 2021 The interior is decorated in the center with a writhing, front-faced five-clawed dragon leaping toward a flaming pearl, encircled by two further dragons in pursuit of flaming pearls amidst flower sprigs in the well. The exterior is similarly decorated, and the... [Lire la suite]

30 septembre 2021

A pair of copper-red glazed bowls, Qianlong six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 878. A pair of copper-red glazed bowls, Qianlong six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period  (1736-1795); 7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm.) diam. Estimate: USD 7,000 - USD 10,000. Price realised USD 35,000. © Christie's 2021 Each bowl has flaring sides rising from a low foot ring to an everted rim, and is covered on the exterior with an even glaze of deep red color. The interiors are glazed white. Provenance: E. & J. Frankel, New York, 1977.. Christie's. Important... [Lire la suite]
30 septembre 2021

A flambé-glazed 'pomegranate' vase, Qianlong incised six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

  Lot 873. A flambé-glazed 'pomegranate' vase, Qianlong incised six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) high, Japanese wood box. Estimate: USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD 68,750. © Christie's 2021 The hexalobed vase with conforming neck and everted rim, is raised on a low spreading foot and covered overall with a glaze of crushed strawberry-red color streaked with purple and milky blue that runs between the lobes. The rim and interior are... [Lire la suite]
30 septembre 2021

A Ge-type faceted pear-shaped fanghu-form vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 871. A Ge-type faceted pear-shaped fanghu-form vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 7 ¼ in. (18.4 cm.) diam. Estimate: USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD 93,750. © Christie's 2021 Of faceted pear shape, the vase is molded in low relief on the two broad sides with large peach-shaped panels and the neck with indented corners is flanked by a pair of rectangular lug handles. The vase is covered overall with a pale grey glaze suffused with... [Lire la suite]
13 septembre 2021

Bonhams Announces Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Paintings for September 20, 2021

Bonhams sale of Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Paintings will offer an impressive array of 250 lots from several notable collections. Highlights include a magnificent and rare 'robin's-egg' glazed archaistic hu-shaped two-handled vase, Qianlong six-character, impressed seal mark and of the period (1736-1795) from the Estate of Robert P. Youngman (estimate: US$400,000-600,000); an impressive zitan luohan chuang (bed) late Qing/Republic Period (estimate: US$200,000-300,000); Mountain Gorge, a splendid modern painting... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2021

A large pale blue-glazed bottle vase, tianqiuping, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 867. A large pale blue-glazed bottle vase, tianqiuping, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 20 in. (50.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2021 The sturdily potted vase has a globular body surmounted by a tall cylindrical neck, and is covered overall with a pale blue-tinged glaze. Note: These massive monochrome vases were made as part of decorative furnishings for the Palace.... [Lire la suite]

23 février 2021

A green-enameled and underglaze blue 'dragon' jar and cover, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 722. A green-enameled and underglaze blue 'dragon' jar and cover, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 8 ¼ in. (21 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. © Christie's 2021 The ovoid body is decorated with two dragons amidst clouds and flames in pursuit of flaming pearls, between a band of petal lappets below and a ruyi border above, all below the bajixiang, Eight Buddhist Emblems, on the shoulder. The cover is... [Lire la suite]
01 février 2021

A very rare large imperial bronze 'dragon' censer, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 361. A very rare large imperial bronze 'dragon' censer, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); B. 48,5 cm. Estimate: € 30,000 - €50,000. Result: € 55.000. Courtesy Nagel.  Property from the collection of Gustav Detring (1842-1913) and Constantin von Hanneken (1854-1925), assembled in China in the late Qing dynasty. Fine Asian Art Stuttgart - Part I by Nagel Auction, December 8, 2020  
22 novembre 2020

A copper-red-glazed stem bowl, Qianlong underglaze blue six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1333. A copper-red-glazed stem bowl, Qianlong underglaze blue six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 4½ in. (11.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000. Price realised GBP 71,475. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The bowl rises from a tall spreading foot to a flared rim. The bowl is covered all over in a deep red glaze, the rim has been left white. Christie's. Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles, London, South Kensington, 17 May 2013   ... [Lire la suite]
26 octobre 2020

A doucai 'Chrysanthemum' jar and cover, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 329. A doucai 'Chrysanthemum' jar and cover, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 4½ in. (11.6 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price realised HKD 600,000. © Christie's Images Limited 2020. The exterior of the jar is finely painted with chrysanthemum roundels interspersed with stylised foliate scrolls. The top of the cover is similarly decorated with a single chrysanthemum medallion. Provenance: Sold at Sotheby’s Hong Kong, 8 October 2008,... [Lire la suite]