16 décembre 2016

A fine and very rare blue and white double-gourd vase, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1735-1796) 

Lot 3054. A fine and very rare blue and white double-gourd vase, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1735-1796). Estimate HKD 9,000,000 - HKD 12,000,000 (USD 1,164,116 - USD 1,552,154). Price Realised HKD 24,180,000 (USD 3,126,481). © Christie's Images Ltd 2010. Well painted around the globular body with a lotus scroll betweenruyi-heads encircling the shoulder and lotus lappets around the foot, the collared neck with further formal borders, all below the bulbous mouth decorated with... [Lire la suite]

16 décembre 2016

An exceptionally fine Ming-style blue and white vase, meiping, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1888. An exceptionally fine Ming-style blue and white vase, meiping, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate HKD 4,000,000 - HKD 6,000,000 (USD 518,501 - USD 777,751). Price Realised  HKD 7,460,000 (USD 967,167). © Christie's Images Ltd 2009.  The vase is potted with a broad shoulder and waisted neck, the exterior painted in deep shades of blue with simulated 'heaping and piling', with six fruit and flowersprays arranged in two registers, comprising... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2016

A fine and exceedingly rare underglaze blue and copper-red meiping, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795

A fine and exceedingly rare underglaze blue and copper-red meiping, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate HKD 25,000,000 - HKD 30,000,000 (USD 3,300,000 - USD 3,900,000). Price Realised HKD 46,580,000 (USD 6,007,702). © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  The vase is finely painted with three fruiting branches above lingzhisprigs, the branches and leaves in underglaze blue and further detailed with the persimmons, peaches and pomegranates picked out in underglaze... [Lire la suite]
21 octobre 2012

A rare Imperial Ge-type Cong-Form Vase, China, underglaze blue Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period

A rare Imperial Ge-type Cong-Form Vase, China, underglaze blue Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period. Photo Nagel Of square section with characteristic crackled ge-type glaze. The form of this vase is based on a jade cong ritual object with a circular core and a square exterior, often with stylised masks carved in horizontal registers at the corners. Two tiny burst glaze bubbles otherwise good condition. H. 28,1 cm. Estimate 50 000/70 000 € For an example, cf. a jade cong dated to the Neolitic... [Lire la suite]
21 octobre 2012

A rare Imperial Guan-Type Oviform Jar, China, underglaze blue Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period

  A rare Imperial Guan-Type Oviform Jar, China, underglaze blue Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period. Photo Nagel The full rounded ovoid body rising to a short waisted neck, covered overall with a pale grey glaze suffused with a network of light brown crackles, the biscuit foot ring dressed in a dark brown slip. H. 31,7 cm. Estimate 30 000/50 000 € Provenance: Former Feihing Ge collection, sold at Sotheby’s Hong Kong, 19 April 1997, lot 580 - Christie’s Hongkong, 26.4.2004, Lot 1051 A jar of... [Lire la suite]
10 mai 2011

Gourde de pèlerin "bianhu"en porcelaine décorée en bleu sous couverte. Marque à six caractères en zhuanshu et époque Qianlong

   Gourde de pèlerin "bianhu"en porcelaine décorée en bleu sous couverte. Marque à six caractères en zhuanshu et époque Qianlong. Photo Chassaing-Marambat Décor symétrique double-face de chauve-souris et pêches de longévité en médaillon centrale. Bordure de fleurs et rinceaux de lotus. Anses de forme Ruyi. Au revers de la base, marque à six caractères en zhuanshu de Qianlong. Chine, époque Qianlong. h : 23,5 cm. (éclat à la base, col rodé, fel).  Estimation : 10 000/15 000€ CHASSAING - MARAMBAT sarl . Lundi 23... [Lire la suite]

26 décembre 2010

A rare large Ming-style blue and white moonflask. Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period, (1735-1796)

A rare large Ming-style blue and white moonflask. Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period, (1735-1796). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010  Superbly painted around the flattened circular body with a broad band of scrolling lotus, between a band of pendent ruyi-heads encircling the shoulder and a lappet border above the gently tapered oval foot ring, decorated with a band of crested waves, repeated under the everted mouth rim, the cylindrical neck with upright leaves and flanked by a pair of archaistic dragon... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2010

A fine and very rare blue and white double-gourd vase. Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

A fine and very rare blue and white double-gourd vase. Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Well painted around the globular body with a lotus scroll between ruyi-heads encircling the shoulder and lotus lappets around the foot, the collared neck with further formal borders, all below the bulbous mouth decorated with further scrolling lotus within a trefoil border, flanked by a pair of strap-shaped handles with ruyi-head terminals; 9 1/8 in. (23.3 cm.) high, box.... [Lire la suite]
02 décembre 2010

A Ming-style Blue and White vase, Meiping. Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

A Ming-style Blue and White vase, Meiping. Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 The vase is sturdily potted with a broad shoulder and waisted neck, the exterior painted in deep shades of blue with simulated 'heaping and piling', with six fruit and flower-sprays arranged in two registers, comprising lychee, peach, pomegranate, peony, prunus and lotus, above a band of upright plantain leaves at the foot, ten petal panels below the neck painted with four floral-sprays; 12... [Lire la suite]
06 décembre 2009

A fine and extremely rare blue and white vase. Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

A fine and extremely rare blue and white vase. Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795) The vase of square section with chamfered corners below the waisted neck, the angled shoulders tapering to a bulbous base finely painted and pencilled with a dense lotus flower scroll issuing curled leaves and tendrils, interspersed with pairs of bats to each of the main facets with a further bat below the rim suspending a musical stone and tasselled wan emblem, with additional tasselled musical chimes dangling from the... [Lire la suite]