23 mars 2020

A fine and large flambé-glazed bottle vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3023. A fine and large flambé-glazed bottle vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 46 cm., 18 1/8 in. Estimate 2,000,000 — 3,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 3,620,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's of finely potted tall pear shape, supported on a slightly splayed foot, gently rising to a slender neck, covered with a rich lilac-purple glaze feathered with milky blue, draining from the rim leaving a sesame coloured band, suffused overall with a network of fine glaze crackles, the base covered... [Lire la suite]

23 mars 2020

A fine pair of copper-red glazed saucer dishes, seal marks and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3039. A fine pair of copper-red glazed saucer dishes, seal marks and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 15.9 cm., 6 1/2 in. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 HKD. Lot Sold 187,500 HKD. Photo Sotheby's each well potted with rounded sides, applied overall with a rich strawberry-red glaze fired to an even glossy finish stopping neatly below the mouthrim and just above the footrim, leaving the base glazed white and inscribed with a six-character mark in underglaze blue. ... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2020

A sacrificial red-glazed stembowl, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3022. A sacrificial red-glazed stembowl, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 15.2 cm., 6 in. Estimate 180,000 — 220,000 HKD. Lot Sold 300,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's the rounded sides supported on a tall flared foot, elegantly rising to a slightly everted rim, the interior and exterior covered with a rich red glaze of a crushed-raspberry tone, draining to white at the rim, pooling to a deeper tone around the top of the foot, the interior of the foot glazed white and... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2020

A fine and rare large Guan-type handled vase, fanghu, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3030. A fine and rare large Guan-type handled vase, fanghu, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 42.2 cm., 16 5/8 in. Estimate 1,200,000 — 1,800,000 HKD. Lot Sold 2,660,000. Photo Sotheby's of rectangular section, the pear-shaped body moulded with a raised peach-shaped panel on the front and back, rising to a slightly waisted neck and a lobed mouth, flanked by a pair of facetted lug handles, covered overall with a greyish-blue glaze, supported on a straight foot, the base... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2020

An extremely rare pear-shaped reticulated celadon-glazed vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3024. An extremely rare pear-shaped reticulated celadon-glazed vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 27 cm., 10 5/8 in. Estimate 2,500,000 — 3,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 4,820,000. Photo Sotheby's the elegantly potted bottle vase with a gently swelling belly sweeping up to a truncated cylindrical neck, masterfully engineered with a deftly reticulated band of three large peonies with lush petals encircled by scrolling leaves subtly incised with veining, the... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2020

A fine celadon-glazed double-gourd vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3020. A fine celadon-glazed double-gourd vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 32.3 cm., 12 3/4 in. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 HKD. Lot Sold 3,140,000. Photo Sotheby's robustly potted with a compressed globular lower bulb, surmounted by a slightly smaller upper bulb gently rising to a narrow mouth, the exterior covered evenly in a lustrous glaze of a soft celadon tone, the recessed celadon-glazed base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark. ... [Lire la suite]

22 mars 2020

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

Lot 3019. A ru-type censer, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 17 cm., 6 5/8 in. Estimate 300,000 — 400,000 HKD. Lot Sold 475,000. Photo Sotheby's the rounded bombé sides rising from a short tapered foot to a waisted neck flanked by two loop handles, all covered in a thick even sky-blue glaze suffused with a fine network of crackles, the base inscribed with a six-character reign mark in underglaze blue. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong... [Lire la suite]
02 février 2020

A magnificent and rare underglaze-blue and iron-red decorated 'Nine Dragon' charger, Seal mark and period of Qianlong

Lot 3305. A magnificent and rare underglaze-blue and iron-red decorated 'Nine Dragon' charger, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 47.6 cm, 18 3/4  in. Estimate 15,000,000 — 25,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 19,280,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's.  finely potted with rounded sides rising from a short tapered foot to a flat everted rim, the interior superbly painted with a central medallion enclosing an iron-red scaly five-clawed frontal dragon coiling around a... [Lire la suite]
02 février 2020

A magnificent and extremely rare iron-red and underglaze-blue 'Dragon' bottle vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795

Lot 3302. A magnificent and extremely rare iron-red and underglaze-blue 'Dragon' bottle vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 25 cm, 9 7/8  in. Estimate 20,000,000 — 25,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 28,200,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's exquisitely potted with a globular body surmounted by a tall tubular neck with an everted gilt mouthrim, the exterior brilliantly enamelled in varying tones of iron-red with a five-clawed dragon writhing sinuously and... [Lire la suite]
08 décembre 2019

A white glazed tazza, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 468. A white glazed tazza, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 17 cm, 6 3/4  in. Estimate HKD 40,000 — 60,000. Lot Sold 250,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. the wide dish with rounded sides supported on a splayed hollow stem, applied overall with a smooth white glaze, the interior of the stem inscribed with a six-characters seal mark. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection, Hong Kong, 28... [Lire la suite]