28 septembre 2021

A fine Ru-type triple-neck double-gourd vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 141. A fine Ru-type triple-neck double-gourd vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Height 7⅞ in., 19.8 cm. Estimate: 80,000 - 120,000 USD. Lot sold: 441,000 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 formed in three lobes set over a low conforming foot, the globular trefoil lower bulb of generous proportions and constricting to a narrow waist before swelling again to form a slender trefoil upper bulb rising into three distinct spouts, each spout tapering toward the mouth, covered... [Lire la suite]

24 septembre 2021

A rare Ru-type meiping, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 57. A rare Ru-type meiping, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Height 9 in., 22.8 cm. Estimate 50,000 - 70,000 USD. Lot sold: 806,500 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the voluminous rounded shoulders resting on a slightly flared base and sweeping into a waisted cylindrical neck and everted lipped rim, the body molded with three raised filets, all under a glossy dove-blue glaze suffused with fine and dense craquelure, the footring stained brown, the base with a... [Lire la suite]
22 février 2021

A very rare Ru-type vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735)

    Lot 715. A very rare Ru-type vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 7 in. (17.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 70,000 - USD 90,000. © Christie's 2021 The rounded, globular body is raised on a low foot and rises to a wide, straight neck. The vase is covered inside and out with an even glaze of sky-blue color, and the foot is dressed brown. Provenance: Christie's Hong Kong, 30 May 2006, lot 1376. Note: The soft blue glaze and bold form of... [Lire la suite]
30 octobre 2020

A Ru-type ‘chilong’ rectangular cup, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 297. A Ru-type ‘chilong’ rectangular cup, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644); 16 cm. (6 2/8 in.) wide. Price estimate: HKD: 120,000 - 180,000 (USD: 15,500 - 23,200). Auction Result: HKD: 188,800. © 2020 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art: Part I, 2020 Autumn Auctions
24 septembre 2020

An exceptionally rare Ru-type conjoined double-vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 531. An exceptionally rare Ru-type conjoined double-vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Height 7¼ in., 18.4 cm. Estimate 40,000 - 60,000 USD. Lot sold 88,200 USD. © Sotheby's 2020. formed of two adjoined baluster vases, each with a broad swelling shoulder rising from a splayed foot to a contracted neck and galleried rim, applied overall with an unctuous caesious-colored glaze suffused with a fine crackle, the knife-pared foot and mouth rim applied with a brown wash, the base with... [Lire la suite]
22 septembre 2020

A very rare Ru-type brush washer, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 817.  A very rare Ru-type brush washer, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 5 1/8 in. (12.9 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 100,000 - USD 150,000. © Christie's  Images Ltd 2020. The shallow, rounded sides encircled by a subtle bow-string line below the mouth rim, and covered overall with an even, pale blue glaze that continues over the foot to cover the base where the nianhao is encircled by seven spur marks. Provenance: The James and... [Lire la suite]

28 juillet 2020

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

Lot 3119. A Ru-type octagonal vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 33.3 cm, 13 1/8  in. Estimate 350,000 — 450,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,000,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's of facetted octagonal baluster form, the gently tapered body rising from a short splayed foot to a broad shoulder surmounted by a waisted neck, covered overall in a thick luminous greyish-blue glaze densely suffused with fine crackles, the foot rim applied with a brown dressing, the base with an... [Lire la suite]
01 avril 2020

A rare large Ru-type charger, Yongzheng seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 2171. A rare large Ru-type charger, Yongzheng seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 18 in. (45.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price Realized USD 12,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The charger has rounded sides that flare outwards at the rim, and is covered inside and out, and on the base, with a greyish-blue glaze suffused with icy crackle. The bottom of the foot is covered with a dark brown dressing in imitation of Song dynasty Ru... [Lire la suite]
05 mars 2020

A rare facetted Ru-type vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 2013. A rare facetted Ru-type vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 13 1/4 in. (33.6 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price realised HKD 500,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2010 The tapered square body with canted corners, with a slightly waisted neck rising to an everted rim, and a flared foot of conforming section, covered overall in an attractive pale bluish glaze, wood stand, Japanese wood box. Provenance: A Japanese... [Lire la suite]
08 février 2020

A Ru-type faceted vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1755. A Ru-type faceted vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 13¼ in. (33.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 20,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  The tapered square body with canted corners, with a slightly waisted neck and flared foot of conforming section, covered overall in a lightly crackled glaze of characteristic bluish-grey tone. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Part I and... [Lire la suite]