12 août 2019

A rare relief-decorated copper-red-ground blue and white beaker vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722) 

Lot 1363. A rare relief-decorated copper-red-ground blue and white beaker vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 17¾ in. (45 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 32,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. The tapering bulbous body with rounded, inverted mouth rim, covered overall in a glaze of lemon yellow tone, the interior and base glazed white.  Provenance: Acquired from Madame Langweil in Paris in the early 1900s. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including... [Lire la suite]

08 août 2019

A rare Longquan celadon relief-decorated tripod censer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279) 

Lot 3100. A rare Longquan celadon relief-decorated tripod censer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 5/8 in. (14.4 cm).  Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 700,000. Price Realized HKD 560,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2010  The deep upright sides raised on three cabriole legs and decorated around the sides in relief with a continuous peony scroll bearing four blossoms on the leafy, tendril-like stem, covered overall with a thick glaze of sea-green ton, reticulated silver cover, Japanese... [Lire la suite]
24 juillet 2019

A white-glazed relief-decorated pear-shaped vase, 18th century

Lot 897. A white-glazed relief-decorated pear-shaped vase, 18th century; 13 1/8 in. (33.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 6,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 The globular body is decorated in relief with a wide frieze of foliate meander bearing large rose blossoms and buds, between a lappet band below and bands of key fret and upright leaf tips on the neck. The vase is covered allover in a milk-white glaze,  box. Christie’s. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF... [Lire la suite]
31 octobre 2017

A large celadon relief-decorated floral vase, 18th-19th century

Lot 122. A large celadon relief-decorated floral vase, 18th-19th century. 25in (63.5cm) high. Estimate USD  10,000 - 15,000. Sold for US$ 10,000 (€8,592). Photo: Bonhams. The globular body supported on a pedestal foot and finely carved in low relief with a band of stylized lotus blossoms borne on scrolling leafy vines, surmounted by a tall cylindrical neck, decorated with finger citrons and wisteria, and flanked by a pair of tubular handles, the decoration all set between bands of key-fret and... [Lire la suite]
29 octobre 2017

A 'soft-paste' relief-decorated moon flask, 18th century

Lot 228. A 'soft-paste' relief-decorated moon flask, 18th century. 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000 (USD 3,933 - USD 6,555). Price realised GBP 6,875 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The vase is incised to either side with a sinuous dragon amongst ruyi-form clouds. It is covered in a creamy-white glaze suffused with a dense network of crackles. There is an apocryphal Song dynasty mark to the base. Provenance: Property of a Nordic Gentleman.  ... [Lire la suite]
29 octobre 2017

A small 'soft-paste' relief-decorated globular jar, 18th century

Lot 227. A small 'soft-paste' relief-decorated globular jar, 18th century. 4 in. (10.2 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,500 (USD 1,966 - USD 3,278). Price realised GBP 3,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The jar is moulded to the exterior with two archaistic taotie masks reserved on a dense keyfret ground, below a band of ruyi-heads to the mouth rim. It is covered in a creamy-white glaze suffused with a network of crackles. Provenance: Property of a Nordic... [Lire la suite]

18 juillet 2017

A Longquan celadon relief-decorated tripod censer, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 1983. A Longquan celadon relief-decorated tripod censer, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century, 5 3/4 in. (14.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 700,000. Price realised HKD 860,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2010  The deep upright sides raised on three cabriole legs and decorated around the sides in relief with a continuous lotus scroll bearing four blossoms on the leafy, tendril-like stem, the exterior covered with a glaze of sea-green tone that continues over the... [Lire la suite]
27 avril 2014

A rare relief-decorated Famille verte baluster vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

A rare relief-decorated Famille verte baluster vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 The vase is of slightly tapering cylindrical shape with a tall neck and flaring mouth. It is decorated in high relief around the body with a basket and a vase containing flowers between two tripod censers and covers. The shoulder is decorated in iron-red with a band of lotus scroll. 10 ½ in. (26.6 cm.) high. Estimate £20,000 – £30,000 ($33,580 - $50,370) Notes: A similar example is illustrated in Qing Porcelain... [Lire la suite]
12 mars 2012

A rare small soft-paste porcelain relief-decorated box and cover. Early-Mid-19th century

A rare small soft-paste porcelain relief-decorated box and cover. Early-Mid-19th century.  Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 Of rounded square cushion form, applied with a finely modeled blossoming prunus branch that rises from the foot and continues up the sides onto the cover, with a four-character maker's mark, Chen Guozhi zhi(made by Chen Guozhi), in relief on the base, covered overall with a creamy glaze suffused with crackle; 1¾ in. (4.5 cm.) across, fitted box. Estimate $12,000 - $15,000 ... [Lire la suite]
06 septembre 2011

An Unusual White-Enameled Relief-Decorated Bulb Bowl. Qianlong/Jiaqing Period (1736-1820)

An Unusual White-Enameled Relief-Decorated Bulb Bowl. Qianlong-Jiaqing Period (1736-1820).  Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 Raised on four monster mask supports positioned below the four hibiscus sprays carved on the the sides that flare slightly towards the everted rim, covered allover in an opaque white enamel; 8 5/8 in. (22 cm.) diam. Estimate $5,000 - $7,000 Provenance; Mary Pickford Collection, no. 2630, acquired in China in the 1920s.  Property Of A New England Collector Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art... [Lire la suite]