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]

01 novembre 2016

A small Ru-type foliate dish, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 30. A small Ru-type foliate dish, Yongzheng period (1723-1735). Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000 (USD 12,180 - USD 18,270). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. The shallow dish is of flaring form with six lobes and is supported by a short tapering foot. The crackled glaze is of a rich greyish-blue tone. 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) diam. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 8 November 2016, London, King Street
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11 octobre 2016

A fine ru-type octagonal vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3650. A fine ru-type octagonal vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 HKD. Unsold. Photo Sotheby's. well proportioned and potted of facetted octagonal form, the tapered body gently sweeping up to a wide shoulder and surmounted by a waisted neck and flared rim, all supported on a short splayed foot of corresponding form, evenly covered overall save for the footring with a lustrous and luminous pale greyish-blue glaze densely suffused with fine... [Lire la suite]
11 octobre 2016

A fine ru-type octagonal vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3658. A fine ru-type octagonal vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Estimate 800,000 — 1,200,000 HKD. Unsold. Photo Sotheby's. the gently tapered facetted octagonal body rising from a short splayed foot to a broad shoulder surmounted by a waisted neck, evenly covered overall save for the footring with a translucent pale greyish-blue glaze densely suffused with golden crackles, the base inscribed with an underglaze-blue six-character seal mark; 33.4 cm, 13 1/8  in. ... [Lire la suite]
11 octobre 2016

A rare ru-type washer, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3659. A rare ru-type washer, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Estimate 100,000 — 120,000 HKD. Lot sold 437,500 HK. Photo Sotheby's. the compressed body rising from a tapered foot to a short mouthrim with a small 'U'-shaped dent, applied overall save for the unglazed footring with a creamy light greyish-blue glaze thinning to the mouthrim, the base with an underglaze-blue six-character seal mark; 11.3 cm, 4 3/8  in..   Sotheby's,... [Lire la suite]