24 août 2015

A pair of turquoise-glazed archaistic vases (gu), Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

A pair of turquoise-glazed archaistic vases (gu), Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. each modeled after the archaistic bronze vessel, the waisted cylindrical body rising from a splayed foot to a trumpet neck, the bulging central section crisply molded and carved with large peony blooms divided by crenulated flanges, the neck and foot incised with bands of stiff overlapping plantain leaves, applied overall with a bright turquoise glaze draining to a paler color on the... [Lire la suite]

18 août 2015

Three Chinese turquoise-glazed vases and a peach shaped 'bat' teapot, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Three Chinese turquoise-glazed vases and a peach shaped 'bat' teapot, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate £2,000 – £3,000 ($3,132 - $4,698). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The pair of pear shaped vases with moulded ribbed decoration and two handles applied to the flaring necks; the ovoid vase with purple splashes to the turquoise ground; and the peach shaped teapot with the spout modelled as an open winged bat, the base also moulded with three bats and an aperture at the top of the body. The largest 12 ¼ in.... [Lire la suite]
16 juillet 2015

A carved turquoise-glazed bowl, Incised four-character mark and period of Guangxu

A carved turquoise-glazed bowl, Incised four-character mark and period of Guangxu. Estimate  30,000 — 50,000 HKD.  Lot Sold.37,500 HKD. Photo Sotheby's with deep rounded sides supported on a straight foot, carved around the exterior with an idyllic setting of houses surrounded by trees and mountainous cliffs beside calm waters, a fisherman riding his boat in the distance, incised with a poem and seal found at the base of a boulder and applied overall with a transparent turquoise glaze pooling to... [Lire la suite]
11 avril 2015

A Kangxi turquoise-glazed vase with silver lid, China for the export market, 17th century

A Kangxi turquoise-glazed vase with silver lid, China for the export market, 17th century. Estimation  10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. of baluster form with deep turquoise glaze, engraved and stamped silver foliate mounts and lid; 23.2cm. height. Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, Londres, 22 avr. 2015
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10 avril 2015

A rare turquoise-glazed tripod incense burner, Mark and period of Yongzheng

A rare turquoise-glazed tripod incense burner, Mark and period of Yongzheng. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 HKD. Unsold. Photo courtesy Sotheby's finely potted with bombé sides rising to a slightly lipped mouthrim, surmounted by a pair of upright arched handles, all supported on three short tapering feet, vividly applied overall save for the base and the central interior with a bright translucent turquoise glaze, the biscuit base relief-moulded with a reign mark in three columns, concluding with an... [Lire la suite]
07 mars 2015

A turquoise-glazed bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

A turquoise-glazed bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. the globular body surmounted by a slightly flared cylindrical neck, covered overall with a lustrous, finely crackled turquoise glaze draining to a darker tone at the base - Height 12 in., 30.5 cm Provenance: Sotheby's New York, 21st March 1980, lot 214.   Sotheby's. Important Chinese Works of Art, New York, 17 mars 2015, 02:00 PM


11 novembre 2013

An anhua-decorated turquoise-glazed 'dragon' vase, 18th century

An anhua-decorated turquoise-glazed 'dragon' vase, 18th century. Photo courtesy Bonhams The bulbous body delicately incised with two striding five-clawed dragons in pursuit of a flaming pearl amid cloud scrolls, a further five-clawed dragon on the neck in pursuit of the same pearl beneath a border of classic scroll at the rim, the exterior and inside of the neck all covered in a glossy turquoise glaze showing a fine craquelure. 39cm (15 3/8in) high. Sold for £5,000 (€5,986) Compare a related turquoise-glazed bottle... [Lire la suite]
22 octobre 2013

A light turquoise-glazed shufu-type bowl, Yuan dynasty

A light turquoise-glazed shufu-type bowl, Yuan dynasty.  Stand slightly chipped with short hairline. D. 18,3 cm. Estimate 1800/2600 € Property from an European private collection. Nagel Auktionen. 2013/10/30. http://www.auction.de
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22 septembre 2013

A turquoise-glazed pottery house model, Persia, 12th-13th century

A turquoise-glazed pottery house model, Persia, 12th-13th century. Photo: Sotheby's of rectangular form, with moulded decoration comprising an animal pen to the top containing various quadrupeds with an aperture in the centre, the sides also with open roundels and one main rectangular opening, covered with a bright turquoise glaze: 20.5 by 15.1cm. Estimation 8,000 — 12,000 GBP This interesting piece belongs to a surviving group of glazed ceramic house models, believed to date from the late/post-Seljuq... [Lire la suite]
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22 septembre 2013

Two monumental turquoise-glazed calligraphic tiles, signed by Yusuf Ibn ‘Ali [Ibn] Muhammad Ibn Abi [Tahir], probably Kashan

Two monumental turquoise-glazed calligraphic tiles, signed by Yusuf Ibn ‘Ali [Ibn] Muhammad Ibn Abi [Tahir], probably Kashan, Persia, 13th century. Photo: Sotheby's comprising two tile panels with a turquoise glaze and moulded calligraphic decoration along the borders, featuring a central rectangular moulded border containing further calligraphy; 113.5 by 41.5cm. Estimation  80,000 — 120,000 GBP  PROPERTY FROM THE GUERRAND-HERMÈS COLLECTION Inscriptions: Right border:  Qur’an, chapter II (al-baqara),... [Lire la suite]