11 décembre 2019

A very rare Ming-style blue and white meiping, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1522. A very rare Ming-style blue and white meiping, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795); 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 800,000. Price realised HKD 840,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2006 Finely painted in typical Ming style around the mid-section with a continuous 'windswept' landscape, depicting a scholar standing outside a pavilion within a terraced garden planted with bamboo, addressing another scholar shaded by a pine tree,... [Lire la suite]

11 décembre 2019

A very fine imperial blue and white hexagonal vase, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1519. A very fine imperial blue and white hexagonal vase, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795); 26 in. (66 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 3,000,000 - HKD 5,000,000. Price realised HKD 3,480,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2006 The faceted body is well painted on each face in a deep underglaze-blue with single upright boughs of peach, pomegranate and persimmon, forming the Three Abundances, sanduo, alternating with flowering branches of peony, chrysanthemum and... [Lire la suite]
10 décembre 2019

A superb and very rare Ming-style blue and white basin, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1511. A superb and very rare Ming-style blue and white basin, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795); 14 1/8 in. (36 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 3,000,000 - HKD 5,000,000. Price realised HKD 3,480,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2006 In emulation of the Yongle prototype, strongly potted with a flat base and deep, slightly inturned, sides rising to a wide everted rim, finely painted in a rich cobalt-blue with deliberate 'heaping and piling', with Islamic-inspired... [Lire la suite]
10 décembre 2019

A large moulded celadon-glazed bowl, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1587. A large moulded celadon-glazed bowl, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795); 10 1/2 in. (26.6 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 192,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2006 Well potted with deep rounded sides, crisply moulded and incised on the exterior with a continuous leafy scroll bearing six peony blossoms, between an archaistic cloud-scroll at the mouth rim and a key-fret band around the foot, the interior incised with a... [Lire la suite]
10 décembre 2019

A fine celadon-glazed incised floral bowl, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3709. A fine celadon-glazed incised floral bowl, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795); 10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 250,000. Price realised HKD 175,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 With slightly rounded sides rising from a high foot to an everted foliate rim, the interior incised with undulating lines radiating from the medallion to form petals, the reverse similarly incised, all under an even greenish-grey celadon glaze thinning... [Lire la suite]
10 décembre 2019

A fine and rare large teadust-glazed vase, fanghu, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3708. A fine and rare large teadust-glazed vase, fanghu, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795); 12 1/8 in. (30.7 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - HKD 2,000,000. Price realised HKD 1,700,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The pear shaped body of rectangular section moulded to the front and back with a slightly raised peach-shape panel, the rounded corners rising from a short straight foot, the neck flanked with two tubular handles, applied overall in a rich... [Lire la suite]

10 décembre 2019

A fine blue-glazed square vase, cong, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3707. A fine blue-glazed square vase, cong, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795); 11 1/2 in. (29.2 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 250,000. Price realised HKD 680,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The rectangular body of archaistic form with characteristic circular foot ring and mouth rim, applied with a pair of moulded elephant-heads, each suspending a mock ring-handle, covered in a lustrous, dark violet-blue glaze, thinning to a lighter blue on... [Lire la suite]
10 décembre 2019

A very rare Ge-type cong-form wall vase, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3706. A very rare Ge-type cong-form wall vase, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795); 11 1/8 in. (28.2 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 560,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Of square cross-section, the corners moulded with the bagua, the Eight Daoist Trigrams, arranged into horizontal registers of two columns, below a semi-circular mouth and raised on a conforming splayed foot ring, covered overall with an unctuous,... [Lire la suite]
10 décembre 2019

A Ru-type vase, fanghu, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3704. A Ru-type vase, fanghu, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795); 12 1/4 in. (31 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 180,000 - HKD 250,000. Price realised HKD 680,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The pear-shaped body of rectangular section with chamfered corners rising from a low straight foot, subtly moulded on the broad sides with peach-shaped panels, the neck flanked with two tubular handles, applied thickly overall with an unctuous glaze of pale grey colour, the... [Lire la suite]
08 décembre 2019

A blue-glazed square vase, cong, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1803. A blue-glazed square vase, cong,  Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795); 11 1/2 in. (29.4 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 200,000. Price realised HKD 343,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. The rectangular body of archaistic form with characteristic circular foot ring and mouth rim, applied with a pair of moulded elephant-heads, each suspending a mock ring-handle, covered in a lustrous, dark violet-blue glaze, paling to lighter blue on extremities,... [Lire la suite]