20 mai 2022

An eel-skin-glazed three-handled meiping, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3614. An eel-skin-glazed three-handled meiping, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 28.2 cm. Lot sold 1,260,000 HKD (Estimate : 1,000,000 - 1,500,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Note: The present vase is particularly notable for its lustrous and deep mottled green glaze, which has been achieved through the precipitation of yellow crystal that stands out against the dark green background. Successfully fired vessels have many stipples that make the glaze appear especially... [Lire la suite]

12 mai 2022

A miniature clair-de-lune-glazed vase, Gu, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng

Lot 6. A miniature clair-de-lune-glazed vase, Gu, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735). Height 11.3 cm., 4½ in. Lot sold 27,720 GBP (Estimate : 20,000 - 30,000 GBP). © Sotheby's 2022 the base with a four-character seal mark in underglaze blue. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 11 May 2022
11 mars 2022

An extremely rare Jun-imitation robin's-egg-glazed tripod flower pot stand, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng

Lot 22. An extremely rare Jun-imitation robin's-egg-glazed tripod flower pot stand, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735). Diameter 7⅛ in., 18 cm. Estimate: 50,000 - 70,000 USD. Lot sold: 214,200 USD. © Sothebys.  the base faintly incised with a six-character seal mark. Provenance: Collection of H.R.N. Norton (d. 1961/62), no. 133. Sotheby's London, 5th November 1963, lot 192. Collection of Dr Wou Kiuan (1910-1997). Wou Lien-Pai Museum, 1968-present,... [Lire la suite]
14 décembre 2021

A Flambé-Glazed Vase, Zun, Seal Mark And Period Of Yongzheng

Lot 3554. A Flambé-Glazed Vase, Zun, Seal Mark And Period Of Yongzheng (1723-1735). H 33.5cm. Sold for HKD 4,500,000/USD 576,923 (Estimate HKD 2,800,000 - 3,200,000/USD 358,974 - 410,256). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited The pear-shaped body is molded with double-ribs at the shoulder and applied with two taotie mask handles suspending fixed rings. The vase is covered with a characteristically thick and bright purple glaze with turquoise streaks thinning to a brown over the... [Lire la suite]
31 octobre 2021

A small 'robin's egg'-glazed vase, meiping, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 11. A small 'robin's egg'-glazed vase, meiping, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 11.6 cm. Lot sold: 327,600 HKD (Estimate: 260,000 - 350,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2021 sweeping up to a broad shoulder surmounted by a short neck and lipped rim, applied liberally overall with a brilliant opaque sky-blue glaze heightened with purplish-blue cascades, the recessed base with a four-character seal mark. Provenance: Christie's London, 4th November 2014, lot 230. ... [Lire la suite]
31 octobre 2021

A fine and superb flambé-glazed vase, hu, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 10. A fine and superb flambé-glazed vase, hu, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 28.5 cm. Lot sold: 1,890,000 HKD (Estimate: 1,500,000 - 2,000,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2021 sturdily potted with a pear-shaped body resting on a splayed foot and tapering towards a gently galleried rim, the exterior unctuously covered with a glossy crushed raspberry-coloured glaze highlighted by lavender-blue streaks, the base incised with a four-character seal mark beneath a pale... [Lire la suite]

25 octobre 2021

A very rare pair of small guan-type bottle vases, Seal marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3. A very rare pair of small guan-type bottle vases, Seal marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 14.3 cm. Lot sold: 5,015,000 HKD (Estimate: 800,000 - 1,200,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2021 each exquisitely potted with a globular body rising from a short straight foot to a cylindrical neck and an everted rim, covered overall in an even unctuous pale grayish-blue glaze suffused with a fine network of dark and light crackles, the foot pierced to two sides, the footring applied with dark... [Lire la suite]
18 octobre 2021

An exceptionally fine and rare pair of robin's-egg glazed garlic-mouth vases, Seal marks and period of Yongzheng

Lot 3636. An exceptionally fine and rare pair of robin's-egg glazed garlic-mouth vases, Seal marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 26.6 cm. Lot sold: 21,350,000 HKD (Estimate: 20,000,000 - 30,000,000 HKD). ©  2021 Sotheby's each elegantly potted with a pear-shaped body supported on a spreading foot rising to a waisted neck surmounted by a garlic-head mouth, covered overall in a brilliant turquoise glaze vibrantly heightened with deep violet-red cascades, the recessed base with... [Lire la suite]
09 octobre 2021

A pair of blue and white and iron-red 'dragon' dishes, Seal marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 135. A pair of blue and white and iron-red 'dragon' dishes, Seal marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735). Diameter 6⅜ in., 16.3 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD. Lot sold: 52,920 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 each with rounded sides rising to a slightly everted rim, the center finely painted with an iron-red dragon chasing a 'flaming pearl' amidst cobalt-blue cloud scrolls, the motif repeated at the exterior with two iron-red dragons all between double-line borders, the base with a six-character... [Lire la suite]
28 juin 2021

An exceptional ‘guan’-type archaistic hexagonal vase, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 58. An exceptional ‘guan’-type archaistic hexagonal vase, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); H. 45.7 cm, 18 in. Estimate: 100,000 - 200,000 EUR. Lot sold: 436,000 EUR. Courtesy Sotheby's. of hexagonal section, the faceted baluster body sitting on a splayed foot and rising to a waisted neck flanked by a pair of tubular handles, applied overall with an attractive greyish-blue glaze suffused with a network of fine crackles, saved for the footrim... [Lire la suite]