13 janvier 2018

A rare triple mouth double-gourd Ru-type vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3033. A rare triple mouth double-gourd Ru-type vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 20.1 cm., 7 7/8  in. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 HKD. Lot sold 937,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's 2013 the three double-gourd vases conjoined together forming three globular lobes supported on a short trefoil foot, below a cinched waist and a slender upper bulb rising to three separate tubular necks, applied overall with an even caesious-coloured... [Lire la suite]

03 janvier 2018

A fine ru-type cong, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 154. A fine ru-type cong, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795); 29.5cm., 11 5/8 in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 362,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby’s of square section with straight sides rising from a spreading foot to a short waisted neck, the corners moulded with the bagua (Eight Trigrams) arranged into horizontal registers of two columns divided by undulating vertical bands, pierced with two pairs of circular apertures on one side and two oval apertures at... [Lire la suite]
30 décembre 2017

A fine ru-type cong, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 36. A fine ru-type cong, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795); 28.7cm., 11 ¼in. Estimate 15,000—20,000 GBP. Lot sold 92,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby’s of square section with straight sides rising from a spreading foot to a short waisted neck, moulded on each side with the bagua (Eight Trigrams) arranged into two columns, covered overall in a crackled greyish-blue glaze stopping at the footring to reveal the brown body, the base inscribed with a six-character seal mark. ... [Lire la suite]
07 octobre 2017

A fine Ru-type hexagonal vase, hu, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3638. A fine Ru-type hexagonal vase, hu, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795),  46 cm, 18 1/8  in. Estimate 3,200,000 — 3,800,000 HKD. Lot sold 3,940,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. finely potted of hexagonal section, the facetted baluster body supported on a splayed foot, rising to a waisted neck flanked by a pair of tubular handles, covered overall with an attractive greyish-blue glaze of sky-blue tone, the glaze stopping neatly at the footring, inscribed to the base with... [Lire la suite]
29 juillet 2017

A very rare Ru-type oval jardiniere, Qianlong four-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 4152. A very rare Ru-type oval jardiniere, Qianlong four-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795), 9 1/8 in. (23.2 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000. Price realised HKD 1,220,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The jardiniere is of rounded oval form with slightly flared sides, covered inside and out with a waxy blue-grey glaze irregularly crackled, thinning to a darker grey on the inside of the rim. The recessed base with six spur marks is also glazed within the confines of the... [Lire la suite]
20 mai 2017

A fine and rare large ru-type vase, fanghu , Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3203. A fine and rare large ru-type vase, fanghu , Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795), 16 1/2 in. (42 cm.) high, Japanese wood box. Estimate HKD 1,200,000 - HKD 1,800,000 (USD 154,951 - USD 232,426). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The pear shaped body of rectangular section is 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,... [Lire la suite]
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15 mars 2017

A rare and large ru-type hu-form vase, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 511. A rare and large ru-type hu-form vase, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735). Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 USD. Lot sold 396,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. of archaistic bronze form, the broad pear-shaped body rising from a slightly spreading foot to a waisted neck encircled with a raised fillet and flanked by a pair of single-horn mythical animal-mask handles suspending mock rings, covered overall with a thick lavender-blue glaze, save for the unglazed foot ring, the base with a... [Lire la suite]
14 février 2017

Sotheby's unveils Asia Week New York auctions and exhibitions

An Exceptionally Rare and Large Fine Blue and White Reserve-Decorated ‘Peony’ Dish, Xuande Mark and Period. Estimate $1/1.5 million. Photo: Courtesy Sotheby’s. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s Asian Art Division is delighted to unveil its March auction schedule, coinciding with the city-wide initiative, Asia Week New York. With all exhibitions open to the public from 9 March and continuing through 18 March, York Avenue will offer visitors a taste of the continent of Asia – from China to India, Pakistan to Japan – through... [Lire la suite]
15 décembre 2016

A fine and very rare Ru-type bronze-form footed-cup, Yongzheng six-character sealmark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 2929. A fine and very rare Ru-type bronze-form footed-cup, Yongzheng six-character sealmark and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate HKD 1,000,000 - HKD 1,500,000 (USD 130,000 - USD 190,000). Price Realised HKD 5,540,000 (USD 714,527). © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. The heavily potted upright sides rising from a splayed foot with rectangular perforations to either side, covered overall with a thick glaze of pale bluish-green tint, the foot rim painted with a dark brown wash imitating the... [Lire la suite]
02 décembre 2016

An important large and rare Ru-type baluster vase, fanghu, Yongzheng six-character seal mark and of the period

Lot 3316. An important large and rare Ru-type baluster vase, fanghu, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate: HKD 3,000,000 - HKD 5,000,000 (USD 388,523 - USD 647,538). Price Realised HKD 3,660,000 (USD 474,072) © Christie’s Images Limited 2016. Well potted, the tapering square-section body rising in a graceful line from the splayed foot to the wide shoulder, the waisted neck rising to a lipped rim, flanked by a pair of wide strap handles... [Lire la suite]