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]
02 décembre 2009

A fine and very rare doucai and famille rose 'boys' jar. Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

A fine and very rare doucai and famille rose 'boys' jar. Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795). Image 2009 Christie's Ltd Finely potted with a compressed body raised on a low foot ring, the exterior decorated in doucai and famille rose palettes, depicting a garden scene with five boys playing, each boy holding an auspicious object such as a ruyi, an endless knot, a fish, a musical chime, and a vase with flowers, dressed loosely in short robes and trousers shaded in colourful enamels, on the side with... [Lire la suite]
26 mai 2009

A magnificent and very rare underglaze-blue amphora-form vase. Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

A magnificent and very rare underglaze-blue amphora-form vase.  Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795) Modelled on a Tang Dynasty prototype, the ovoid body finely painted in Ming style with nine horizontal registers within line borders of floral scrolls above stylised pendent leaves on the tapering body, the uppermost body decorated with six moulded tear-shaped appliqués repeated below each of the dragon strap handles, with bosses rising to the dragon-head terminal which bites the cup-shaped mouth... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2009

A good imperial underglaze blue and iron-red decorated dragon dish, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period

A good imperial underglaze blue and iron-red decorated dragon dish, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period D. 17,6 cm. Est. 5 500 EUR. Property from an old German private collection - Cf. 'Ch'ing Porcelain from the Wah Kwong Collection', The Chinese University of  Hongkong', 1973, no. 70. Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de


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