13 octobre 2020

A rare teadust-glazed vase, hu, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 96. A rare teadust-glazed vase, hu, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 24.9 cm, 9 ¾ in. Estimate: 400,000 - 600,000 HKD. Lot sold 2,016,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the ovoid body rising from a splayed foot to swelling shoulders surmounted by a waisted neck flaring at the rim, flanked by two moulded mask and mock ring handles, encircled around the body with horizontal ribs, applied overall with a speckled two-toned green, incised to the base with a four-character seal mark,... [Lire la suite]

11 octobre 2020

A Guan-type arrow-handled vase, hu, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

  Lot 51. A Guan-type arrow-handled vase, hu, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 27 cm, 10 ⅝ in. Estimate: 700,000 - 900,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,638,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of archaistic hu form, superbly potted with a flattened pear-shaped body rising from a splayed recessed foot to a tall neck set with a pair of tubular handles, encircled with moulded horizontal bands, covered overall in a brilliant unctuous pale greyish-green glaze, the base... [Lire la suite]
10 octobre 2020

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

Lot 37. A rare 'robin's egg'-glazed mallet vase, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 16.1 cm, 6 ¼ in. Estimate: 1,000,000 - 1,500,000 HKD. Lot sold 5,015,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the well-proportioned body slightly tapering towards the foot, rising to a wide angled shoulder surmounted by a cylindrical neck, applied liberally overall with a brilliant opaque turquoise-blue glaze heightened with purplish-brown cascades, the recessed base incised with a... [Lire la suite]
10 octobre 2020

A rare Guan-type vase, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 34. A rare Guan-type vase, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 20.5 cm, 8 in. Estimate: 2,000,000 - 3,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 4,032,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. masterfully potted with steep rounded sides rising to an angular shoulder surmounted by a waisted neck and a garlic-head mouth, moulded on the shoulders with two animal-mask handles suspending mock rings, covered overall in a brilliant opaque grey glaze suffused with black crackles, the foot dressed with a brown... [Lire la suite]
26 septembre 2020

Sotheby's Hong Kong Chinese Works of Art Autumn Sales to feature 'Monochrome II'

Courtesy Sotheby's. HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong presents two carefully curated Chinese Works of Art Sales to be held on 9 October 2020, Monochrome II and Important Chinese Art. Monochrome II is the sequel to the highly successful Monochrome sale held in July. Highlights include a jadeite-green glazed jar and cover from the Ming dynasty, a superb silver-streaked Nogime Temmoku bowl from the Southern Song dynasty and a magnificent huanghuali six-post canopy bed from the Ming dynasty. Important Chinese Art is a tightly... [Lire la suite]
26 juillet 2020

A rare teadust-glazed narcissus bowl, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3116. A rare teadust-glazed narcissus bowl, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 20.3 cm, 8  in . Estimate 1,200,000 — 1,800,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,500,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's the shallow bowl superbly potted with fluted and lobed sides rising from three ruyi-head bracket feet to an everted, barbed rim formed by six large petals divided into twelve fluted leaves, covered overall in a rich teadust glaze deliberately thinning to iron-rust brown at the raised areas, the... [Lire la suite]

22 mars 2020

A fine and rare Guan-type archaistic handled vase, seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3038. A fine and rare Guan-type archaistic handled vase, seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 14.5 cm., 5 3/4 in. Estimate 1,300,000 — 1,800,000 HKD. Lot Sold 4,220,000. Photo Sotheby's of hu form supported on a tall foot, the pear-shaped  body rising to a raised rim above the broad columnar neck flanked by a pair of angular ear-shaped handles moulded with long ruyi-head lobes, covered overall in a thickly applied glaze suffused with a fine... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2020

A fine and rare massive carved celadon-glazed 'fruit' bowl, seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3033. A fine and rare massive carved celadon-glazed 'fruit' bowl, seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 34.1cm., 13 1/2 in. Estimate 1,800,000 — 2,500,000 HKD. Lot Sold 3,140,000. Photo Sotheby's well potted with deep rounded sides, the exterior decorated in low relief with detached fruiting and flowering sprays of peaches, pomegranates and persimmons intertwined with hibiscus, peony and lotus, interspersed with scattered clouds and small floral sprays,... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2020

A large Ge-type moonflask with handles, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3017. A large Ge-type moonflask with handles, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 50.5 cm., 20 in. Estimate 2,000,000 — 3,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 9,620,000. Photo Sotheby's sturdily potted of compressed quatrelobed form, rising from a splayed foot to a waisted neck of conforming shape, flanked by a pair of openwork handles resembling stylised dragons, covered overall with an opaque bluish-grey glaze suffused with a network of grey crackles, the base inscribed with a... [Lire la suite]
09 octobre 2019

A fine and rare celadon-glazed lobed garlic-mouth vase, seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 137. A fine and rare celadon-glazed lobed garlic-mouth vase, seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 25.4 cm, 10 in. Estimate 2,000,000 — 3,000,000 HKD (254,660 - 381,990 USD). Lot sold 5,575,000 HKD (709,865 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. with a baluster body divided into sixteen lobes and rising from a countersunk base to a waisted neck and bulbous mouth, the neck moulded with a lobed band simulating the knotted cloth design, applied overall save for the... [Lire la suite]