31 mai 2019

An exceptionally fine and large Ru-type vase, fanghu, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 2908. An exceptionally fine and large Ru-type vase, fanghu, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795); 15 1/4 in. (38.8 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 4,000,000 - HKD 6,000,000. Price realised HKD 4,925,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The vase is of facetted octagonal form and is applied to the neck with a pair of tubular lug handles, covered in a thick bluish-grey glaze suffused with a network of fine crackles, wood stand, Japanese wood box. Provenance: Yokoe... [Lire la suite]

30 janvier 2019

A fine Guan-type triple-spouted double-gourd vase, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 2568. A fine Guan-type triple-spouted double-gourd vase, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795); 8 in. (20.3 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000. Price realised HKD 400,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2008. Well potted in the form of three conjoined vases rising from the three-lobed body to the conforming necks, applied overall with a pale grey glaze suffused with a fine crackle simulating the Guan-type glaze, the short trefoil foot ring dressed with a brown... [Lire la suite]
30 janvier 2019

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

Lot 2567. A fine small Ru-type vase, fanghu, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795); 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 225,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2008. The pear-shaped body of rectangular section with chamfered corners rising from a low straight foot, the neck flanked with two tubular handles, applied thickly overall with an unctuous glaze of even pale grey colour with slight blue tinge, the neatly cut, unglazed foot... [Lire la suite]
20 juin 2018

A fine green-enamelled 'dragon' jar, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3997. A fine green-enamelled 'dragon' jar, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795); 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000. Price Realized HKD 1,580,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011  Painted and enamelled in green with two five-clawed dragons striding in pursuit of 'flaming pearls', amidst wispy clouds and between the Eight Buddhist Emblems,bajixiang, around the shoulder and a lotus petal band around the base, the cover... [Lire la suite]
20 juin 2018

A very fine green-enamelled 'dragon' saucer dish, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3996. A very fine green-enamelled 'dragon' saucer dish, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795); 7 in. (17.7 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 120,000 - HKD 180,000. Price Realized HKD 475,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Well enamelled to the exterior with a pair of five-clawed dragons in mutual pursuit of 'flaming pearls', the interior with a sinuous dragon grasping for a pearl amidst flame scrolls below a pair of green-enamelled line borders, Japanese... [Lire la suite]
20 juin 2018

A green-enamelled 'dragon' jar and cover, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3994. A green-enamelled 'dragon' jar and cover, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795); 8 1/4 in. (21 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000. Price Realized HKD 1,700,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Painted and enamelled in green with two five-clawed dragons striding in pursuit of 'flaming pearls', amidst wispy clouds and between the Eight Buddhist Emblems,bajixiang, around the shoulder and a louts petal band around the base, the cover... [Lire la suite]

20 juin 2018

A blue and white 'dragon' dish, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3927. A blue and white 'dragon' dish, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795); 6 3/4 in. (17 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 30,000 - HKD 50,000. Price Realized HKD 112,500. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011  Painted to the interior well with an upright dragon rising in a sinuous curl in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' amidst flames, the exterior similarly decorated with a pair of dragons among clouds striding in pursuit of flaming pearls. Christie's. Important Chinese... [Lire la suite]
20 juin 2018

A fine and rare blue and white globular jar, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3922. A fine and rare blue and white globular jar, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795); 5 in. (12.7 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 800,000 - HKD 1,200,000. Price Realized HKD 4,220,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011    The finely potted rounded sides rising from a raised footring to a narrow straight neck, painted in penciled outline and cobalt washes with a broad continuous band of five lotus flowerheads and curled jagged leaves borne on... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2018

A rare large yellow-ground underglaze-blue 'peach' dish, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3921. A rare large yellow-ground underglaze-blue 'peach' dish, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795); 10 5/8 in. (27 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1,000,000 - HKD 1,500,000. Price Realized HKD 1,160,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011    Finely painted in early Ming style with a central medallion of nine peaches suspended from gnarled leafy branches within a border of double-circles, repeated below the mouth rim, the exterior with a dense interwoven... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2018

A small blue and white vase, zhadou, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3920. A small blue and white vase, zhadou, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795); 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 350,000 - HKD 450,000. Price Realized HKD 524,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011    The bulbous body supported on a short slightly splayed foot and surmounted by a wide flaring neck, the exterior painted with meandering lotus scrolls between stylised lappet bands at the foot, shoulder and neck, below a ruyi band encircling... [Lire la suite]