15 décembre 2019

A rare soft-paste vase, Qianlong mark and period & An incised white-glazed and underglaze-blue meiping, Yongzheng mark and perio

Lot 39. A rare soft-paste vase, impressed Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 3,500 - GBP 4,500. Price realised GBP 7,170. © Christie's Images Ltd 2004 Thinly potted with rounded sides rising from a high splayed foot to sharp shoulders and a slender neck flaring to an upturned mouth, crisply moulded around the neck with a dense scrolling foliage, above a band of key pattern around the neck and lotus petals around... [Lire la suite]

14 décembre 2019

A rare blue and white 'Three rams' bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1540. A rare blue and white 'Three rams' bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 7 1/8 in. (18 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 200,000. Price realised HKD 216,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2006 Painted around the exterior with three rams detailed with ridged horns and thick coats, gathered in a landscape of bamboo and rocks, the interior plain, box.  Note: Cf. a comparable bowl painted with horses from the Wang Xing Lou Collection,... [Lire la suite]
13 décembre 2019

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

Lot 30. A yellow-glazed bowl, underglaze-blue Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 5¾ in. (14.5 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 4,000. Price realised GBP 5,975. © Christie's Images Ltd 2004 With deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to a flaring rim, covered overall in a rich translucent egg-yolk-coloured glaze stopping neatly around the foot, the base glazed white.  Provenance: S. Marchant & Son, LondonE. T. Hall Collection,... [Lire la suite]
11 décembre 2019

A pair of blue-glazed dishes, underglaze-blue Qianlong six-character seal marks and of the period (1736-95)

Lot 32. A pair of blue-glazed dishes, underglaze-blue Qianlong six-character seal marks and of the period (1736-95); 6 7/16 in. (16.4 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000. Price realised GBP 896. © Christie's Images Ltd 2004 With shallow rounded sides rising from short tapering feet to straight rims, covered overall in even deep blue glazes under the white rims and stopping neatly around the feet, the bases glazed white, minute rim chips.  Provenance: E. T. Hall... [Lire la suite]
11 décembre 2019

A blue-glazed bowl, underglaze-blue Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-95)

Lot 29. A blue-glazed bowl, underglaze-blue Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-95); 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000. Price realised GBP 3,585. © Christie's Images Ltd 2004 With deep rounded sides rising from a straight foot to a flaring rim, covered overall with an even, deep cobalt-blue glaze below the white rim and stopping neatly around the foot, the base glazed white.  Provenance: E. T. Hall Collection, no.... [Lire la suite]
11 décembre 2019

A blue-glazed bowl, underglaze-blue Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-95)

Lot 28. A blue-glazed bowl, underglaze-blue Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-95); 7 in. (17.8 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000. Price realised GBP 2,151. © Christie's Images Ltd 2004 With deep rounded sides rising from a straight foot to a flaring rim, covered overall in an even cobalt-blue glaze under the white rim and stopping neatly around the foot, the base glazed white.  Provenance: E. T. Hall Collection, no. 327.  Note: A... [Lire la suite]

10 décembre 2019

A celadon-glazed floral bowl, underglaze-blue Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-95)

Lot 243. A celadon-glazed floral bowl, underglaze-blue Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-95); 10 1/8 in. (35.7 cm.) wide. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000. Price realised GBP 19,120. © Christie's Images Ltd 2004 Of conical shape on a high straight foot and everted petal rim, the interior incised with wavy lines radiating from the central medallion, the exterior with similar lines rising from the foot, covered in an even celadon glaze of greenish-grey tone stopping neatly... [Lire la suite]
24 novembre 2019

A large blue and white ‘sanduo’ hexagonal vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795

Lot 2918. A large blue and white ‘sanduo’ hexagonal vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 26 in. (66 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000 (USD 38,533 - USD 64,222). Price realised HKD 1,187,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019   The vase is painted on the facetted sides of the body in delicate shades of blue with sprays of pomegranate, peach and persimmon alternating with branches of peony, chrysanthemum and lotus, all emerging... [Lire la suite]
24 novembre 2019

A rare large blue and white ‘lotus scroll’ hexagonal vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 2911. A rare large blue and white ‘lotus scroll’ hexagonal vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 26 ¾ in. (68 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 4,500,000 - HKD 6,500,000 (USD 578,002 - USD 834,892). Price realised HKD 5,525,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019   The vase is sturdily potted and decorated in cobalt blue of brilliant sapphire tones with two broad lotus scrolls on the neck and body, separated by bands of trefoil, keyfret,... [Lire la suite]
24 novembre 2019

A fine and very rare imitation-gilt bronze archaistic tripod censer, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period

Lot 2906. A fine and very rare imitation-gilt bronze archaistic tripod censer, Qianlong impressed six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 4 ¼ in. (10.8 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 2,600,000 - HKD 3,500,000 (USD 333,957 - USD 449,557). Price realised HKD 5,525,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The censer is finely potted with a bulbous body supported on three short tapering feet, rising to a lipped rim surmounted by two upright loop handles. The mouth is moulded with a band of archaistic... [Lire la suite]