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]
26 septembre 2016

A pair of large ru-type bottle vases, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 114. A pair of large ru-type bottle vases, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Estimate 900,000 — 1,200,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's.   each robustly potted after the Song dynasty prototype, the compressed globular body resting on a slightly splayed foot and sweeping up to a tall gently waisted neck and cupped mouth, the shoulder bordered with three horizontal raised ribs, the neck with two evenly spaced fillets above a further raised fillet collaring the lower neck, evenly applied... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2016

A Ru-type garlic-mouth vase, 18th century

Lot 8078. A Ru-type garlic-mouth vase, 18th century. Estimate US$ 8,000 - 12,000 (€7,300 - 11,000). Photo: Bonhams. With a bulbous body with a band of molded stiff lappets above the low spreading foot, the neck with a single rib flaring to the garlic-mouth finely incised to suggest lotus petals, all covered in a pale grayish-blue glaze. 16 1/4in (41.2cm) high  Provenance: The Joanna Lau Sullivan Trust Note: Compare an aubergine-glazed vase of related form but smaller, from the Qing Court... [Lire la suite]
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04 mai 2015

A fine and rare ru-type jardiniere, Yongzheng seal mark and period

A fine and rare ru-type jardiniere, Yongzheng seal mark and period. Estimate 70,000 — 90,000 GBP. 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 and inscribed with a six-character seal mark in underglaze-blue, wood stand and Japanese wood box. Quantité: 3 - 46.9cm., 18 1/4 in. Notes: The jardinière... [Lire la suite]