31 mars 2014

A ru-type peach washer, Seal mark and period of Qianlong

A ru-type peach washer, Seal mark and period of Qianlong. Photo: Sotheby's the shallow flat-base washer potted in the shape of a peach with irregular incurved sides and a wavy profile, set to one side with a large ripe peach modelled in the round attached to a bent branch issuing two small leaves resting on the peach and another two extending onto the rim of the washer, covered overall in an unctuous greyish-blue glaze suffused with a fine network of caramel crackles, the base potted with a curved indented line running across it... [Lire la suite]
01 novembre 2013

A ru-type ‘Lingzhi’ washer, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period

A ru-type ‘Lingzhi’ washer, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period. Photo Sotheby's. naturalistically modelled in the form of a large lingzhifungus and another smaller lingzhi borne on a gnarled stem, covered overall in a greyish blue glaze with a subtle network of russet crackle, the underside with eighteen spur marks, wood stand. Quantity: 2 - 26.2cm., 10 3/8 in. Estimation 20,000 - 30,000 GBP Provenance: An English Private Collection. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of... [Lire la suite]

11 octobre 2013

A fine and rare ru-type jardinière, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng

A fine and rare ru-type jardinière, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng. Photo: Sotheby's. of rectangular form, the flared sides rising from a stepped foot to a flat everted rim, covered overall in a crackled lavender-blue glaze stopping neatly at the footring to reveal a brown body, the base with two circular apertures, inscribed with a six-character seal mark, wood stand and Japanese box;6.4 cm., 18 1/4  in. Estimation 1,500,000 — 2,000,000 HKD - Unsold. This type of large clair-de-lune jardinières of flared... [Lire la suite]
08 octobre 2013

A fine and rare ru-type garlic-mouth vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong

A fine and rare ru-type garlic-mouth vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong. Photo: Sotheby's. the pear-shaped body rising from a slightly tapered foot to a garlic-head mouth, the waisted neck encircled by two gently raised ribs, covered overall in a thick bluish-grey glaze finely suffused with widely dispersed crackles, save for the raised mouth lip and foot dressed in a brown wash, the recessed base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character seal mark; 17.8 cm., 7 in. Estiate 1,200,000 — 1,800,000 HKD -... [Lire la suite]
26 septembre 2012

A rare pair of Ru-type gu-shaped vases. Seal marks and period of Qianlong

A rare pair of  Ru-type gu-shaped vases. Seal marks and period of Qianlong - Photo Sotheby's based on the archaic bronze gu drinking vessel, each of slender cylindrical form with a wide trumpet mouth and splayed foot, the body divided into three sections by a slightly protruding belly, the lower and middle section further divided by four vertical flanges, covered overall with a glossy semi-opaque glaze of icy-blue tone suffused with a fine network of beige crackles throughout and pooling in the recesses,... [Lire la suite]
26 septembre 2012

A fine and rare Ru-type bottle vase. Seal mark and period of Qianlong

A fine and rare Ru-type bottle vase. Seal mark and period of Qianlong - Photo Sotheby's elegantly potted with a compressed globular body sweeping up to a tall cylindrical neck with a slightly flared mouth, all supported on a short foot, covered overall in a thick pale blue-grey glaze suffused throughout with a fine network of beige-coloured crackles, the foot dressed in a brown wash faithfully imitating Song dynasty Ru ware, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark, stand; 20... [Lire la suite]


24 septembre 2012

A fine Ru-type peach-shaped washer. Seal mark and period of Qianlong

A fine Ru-type peach-shaped washer. Seal mark and period of Qianlong - Photo Sotheby's the shallow flat-base washer potted in the shape of a peach with irregular incurved sides and a wavy profile, set to one side with a large ripe peach modelled in the round attached to a branch with two flat leaves resting on the rim,  covered overall in a thick greyish-blue glaze suffused with a fine network of crackles, the base inscribed with a six-character reign mark in underglaze blue and encircled by six tiny... [Lire la suite]
05 avril 2012

A Ru-type gu-shaped vase. Seal mark and period of Qianlong

A Ru-type gu-shaped vase. Seal mark and period of Qianlong. Photo Sotheby's well potted and modelled after the archaic bronze gu wine vessel, the tall slender body with a wide, flaring neck rising from a short middle section and a bell-shaped mock foot, the lower sections decorated with vertical flanges, covered overall in a thick, opaque, densely crackled greyish-blue glaze, the foot dressed in a brown slip, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark; 17.2 cm., 6 3/4... [Lire la suite]
24 octobre 2011

A rare massive ru-type hu-form vase, Yongzheng six-character sealmark in underglaze blue to base and of the period

A rare massive ru-type hu-form vase, Yongzheng six-character sealmark in underglaze blue to base and of the period. photo Nagel Auctions Based on Song dynasty prototypes, of facetted pear shape rising from a tall splayed foot, the gently waisted neck flanked by two cylindrical handles, moulded with horizontal ridges around the body, covered all over with a pale green crackled glaze. Fine carved huanghuali stand. Provenance: Former old English private collection, purchased in Asia in the 1980'ies Song dynasty stonewares,... [Lire la suite]
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20 octobre 2011

A massive Ru-type archaistic vase, hu. Seal mark and period of Qianlong

A massive Ru-type  archaistic vase, hu. Seal mark and period of Qianlong. Photo Sotheby's robustly potted, modelled after archaic bronzes, the broad pear-shaped body of oval section supported on a flared foot, moulded on each side with mock straps dividing the body into quadrants centered with a diamond, the narrow sides of the neck flanked by a pair of dragon-head handles, covered overall with an opaque bluish-gray celadon glaze suffused with a network of ivory-stained crackles; 51.5 cm., 20 1/4 in. Estimate... [Lire la suite]


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