02 mars 2019

A Ming-style blue and white globular bottle vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 821. A Ming-style blue and white globular bottle vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 14 1/2 in., 36.8 cm. Estimate 20,000 - 30,000 USD. Lot sold 78,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the globular body molded with double filets and further single filets at the stepped shoulder just below the tall waisted neck, finely painted overall with a major band of composite flower scroll above a skirt of upright lappets and classic scrolls at the flared foot, below further composite scrolls and... [Lire la suite]

25 février 2019

A magnificent and very rare famille-rose and celadon-ground vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong

Lot 818. A magnificent and very rare famille-rose and celadon-ground vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 14 1/4 in., 36.2 cm. Estimate 300,000 — 500,000 USD. Lot sold 1,361,600 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. superbly potted with a body of slightly flattened baluster form and quatrelobed section, the swelling sides rising from a splayed foot to a broadly flaring neck flanked by a pair of high-relief elephant-head handles, evenly covered with a pale celadon... [Lire la suite]
07 février 2019

A fine coral-red reverse-decorated 'lotus' bowl, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 2693. A fine coral-red reverse-decorated 'lotus' bowl, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 12.7 cm., 5 in. Estimate 300,000 — 500,000 HKD. Lot Sold 375,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's 2010. the finely potted deep rounded sides rising from a short foot to an everted rim, delicately reverse-decorated in a rich iron-red with lotus and foliate scrolls, the interior and base glazed white with an underglaze blue six-character seal mark. Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
30 janvier 2019

A fine copper-red glazed yuhuchun vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 2656. A fine copper-red glazed yuhuchun vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 29 cm., 11 3/8 in. Estimate 120,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot sold 596,000 HKD. © Sotheby's 2010 elegantly potted with a pear-shaped body, rising from a slightly splayed foot to a waisted neck and a flared rim, covered on the exterior with a rich red bubble-suffused glaze draining to white at the rims, the interior and base glazed white, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a... [Lire la suite]
30 janvier 2019

A fine and rare green and yellow 'dragon' bowl, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 2697. A fine and rare green and yellow 'dragon' bowl, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 10.2 cm., 4 in. Estimate 400,000 — 500,000 HKD. Lot sold 980,000 HKD. © Sotheby's 2010 the delicately potted deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to an everted rim, the exterior finely incised with a pair of scaly five-clawed dragons in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' amidst 'fire and cloud' scrolls, all between ruyi and classic scroll bands... [Lire la suite]
30 janvier 2019

A white jade archaistic inkstone, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 2729. A white jade archaistic inkstone, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 8.3 cm., 3 1/4 in. Estimate 400,000 — 500,000 HKD. Lot sold 980,000 HKD. © Sotheby's 2010 of trapezoid form, the borders framing the ink-grinding surface carved with two confronting birds, their curved beaks and taloned feet pressed against each other, their bodies adorned with layered feathers and long tails, the reverse incised vertically with a four-character reign mark, the... [Lire la suite]

30 janvier 2019

A rare blue and white ewer, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 2775. A rare blue and white ewer, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); Estimate 800,000 — 1,200,000 HKD. Lot sold 980,000 HKD. © Sotheby's 2010 based on a Persian metal form, the pear-shaped body rising from a short straight foot to tall waisted neck and everted rim, painted in brilliant cobalt-blue tones to the front and back face with a large quatrefoil panel, one enclosing a fruiting peach spray, the other a fruiting loquat, each flanked by leafy composite... [Lire la suite]
30 janvier 2019

A fine blue and white Ming-style arrow vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 2780. A fine blue and white Ming-style arrow vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 19.3 cm., 7 5/8 in. Estimate 300,000 — 400,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,040,000 HKD. © Sotheby's 2010 the ovoid body painted with stylised foliate scrolls, set between pendent and upright plantain leaves, the tall cylindrical neck detailed with swirling waves rising to a slightly flared rim, flanked by a pair of lug handles and fastened together with a keyfret band, the... [Lire la suite]
30 janvier 2019

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

Lot 2670. A fine Ru-type octagonal long-neck vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 21.6 cm., 8 1/2 in. Estimate 700,000 — 900,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,160,000 HKD. © Sotheby's 2010 of lobed octagonal section, the compressed ovoid body encircled by a horizontal channel, supported on a flared foot, set with a tall ribbed neck rising to a broad everted mouth, applied overall with a greyish-blue glaze suffused with an irregular network of thin crackles, the... [Lire la suite]
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29 janvier 2019

A fine pair of iron-red 'dragon' winecups, seal marks and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 2692. A fine pair of iron-red 'dragon' winecups, seal marks and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 6.2 cm., 2 1/2 in. Estimate 250,000 — 300,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,220,000 HKD. © Sotheby's 2010 each finely potted with steep rounded sides supported on a low foot, slightly flaring at its rim, painted in iron-red on the exterior with a pair of scaly dragons pursuing 'flaming pearls' above cresting waves, the base inscribed with a six-character reign mark in underglaze... [Lire la suite]