05 mai 2019

A rare white-glazed soft paste archaistic vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 39. A rare white-glazed soft paste archaistic vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795); 24.5 cm, 9 3/4  in. Estimate £15,000 — 20,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. the baluster body rising from a recessed spreading foot to a broad round shoulder anda tall waisted neck set with a pair of elephant-head handles, carved and moulded around the body with a wide band of stylised taotie masks between keyfret bands, a band of stylised lotus lappets around the foot, the neck with a... [Lire la suite]

29 avril 2017

A cream-glazed soft paste miniature cong-form vase, Qianlong impressed six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 123. A cream-glazed soft paste miniature cong-form vase, Qianlong impressed six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795), Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 10,000 (USD 7,674 - USD 12,860). Photo Sotheby's. The vase is delicately potted in archaistic form, with each face moulded with the Eight Trigrams, bagua, within a raised border. The vase is covered overall with an ivory glaze suffused with fine crackles.. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works of Art, 9 May... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2017

Two soft paste blue and white vases, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 674. Two soft paste blue and white vases, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Estimate 12,000 — 18,000, USD. Lot sold 10,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.   each of elongated ovoid form rising to a short waisted neck and painted with gnarled twin pine trees growing beside rockwork and leafy bamboo, one with a moon emerging from mist in the distance (2). Height of taller 8 7/8  in., 22.5 cm Provenance: Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Hoover (1874-1964), no. 46, and thence by... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2017

A soft paste blue and white 'Phoenix and Kuilong' bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 529. A soft paste blue and white  'Phoenix and  Kuilong' bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735). Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 25,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.   finely-potted, the globular body raised on a short slightly splayed foot to a tall cylindrical neck and wide galleried mouth rim, molded with horizontal ribs to the body, shoulder and neck, finely painted around the body with two registers of archaistic phoenix and kuilong amidst a... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2017

A blue and white soft paste 'Buddhist lion' vase, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 528. A blue and white soft paste 'Buddhist lion' vase, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735). Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Lot sold 30,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.  the ovoid body raised on a splayed foot and rising to a waisted neck and flared rim, the shoulders set to each side with shallow relief-molded lion-mask handles suspending mock rings, brilliantly painted in deep tones of underglaze blue, with a large Buddhist lion seated beside lingzhi on one side, and a smaller lion beneath a... [Lire la suite]
13 mars 2015

A 'soft paste' mallet-form vase, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century

A 'soft paste' mallet-form vase, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate $7,000 – $10,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The sides molded with four carp, and covered inside and out with an unctuous white glaze; 7 ½ in. (19 cm.) high Provenance: William B. Gruber (1903-1965) Collection, B-154. Norma Gruber Schofield Collection; Christie’s New York, 2 December 1982, lot 461.With Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York. CHRISTIE'S. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH PART III - CHINESE WORKS OF... [Lire la suite]
16 février 2014

A creamy white crackle glazed, soft paste ewer and cover, He, 18th century

A creamy white crackle glazed, soft paste ewer and cover, He, 18th century. Photo Bonhams. Of archaistic form, the compressed globular body set on three cabriole feet with relief decorated panels, the upright loop handle with stylised beast heads on a stippled ground, the S-shaped spout of similar form, a circular loop handle to the opposing side, the body encircled by two simulated rope twist bands in relief, enclosing incised linear archaistic motifs and bordered by further incised bands of scrolling design, the cover with... [Lire la suite]
03 mars 2012

Chinese White Glazed Soft Paste Porcelain Vase. 18th century

Chinese White Glazed Soft Paste Porcelain Vase. 18th century. Photo Doyle New York  The ovoid body rising to a cylindrical narrow neck, covered overall in a milky glaze with golden brown crackle. Height 7 3/8 inches. - Estimate $4,000-6,000 0 C The Langsdorf Collection  Doyle New York. Asian Works of Art. Monday, March 19, 2012 at 10am. http://www.doylenewyork.com/