16 décembre 2016

A very rare large yellow-ground blue and white quatrefoil moonflask, Yongzheng six-character sealmark and of the period

Lot 2944. A very rare large yellow-ground blue and white quatrefoil moonflask, Yongzheng six-character sealmark and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate HKD 20,000,000 - HKD 25,000,000 (USD 2,600,000 - USD 3,200,000). Price Realised HKD 26,420,000 (USD 3,407,546). © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. Sturdily potted of quatrelobed form, the main facing sides finely painted with cobalt of vivid blue tone to depict a composite floral meander within a band of classic scrolls at the border, each of the... [Lire la suite]

16 décembre 2016

A superb large celadon-glazed triple-neck moonflask, Yongzheng six-character sealmark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 3004. A superb large celadon-glazed triple-neck moonflask, Yongzheng six-character sealmark and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate HKD 4,000,000 - HKD 6,000,000 (USD 517,385 - USD 776,077). Price Realised HKD 20,820,000 (USD 2,692,032). © Christie's Images Ltd 2010. Sturdily potted of flattened circular form, the body finely moulded on each side with five Daoist emblems, the Five Sacred Peaks, reserved on a ground of finely incised lingzhi branches and trailing vapour, repeated on the... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2016

A magnificent and very rare underglaze-blue facetted moonflask, Yongzheng six-character sealmark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 3051. A magnificent and very rare underglaze-blue facetted moonflask, Yongzheng six-character sealmark and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate HKD 10,000,000 - HKD 15,000,000 (USD 1,293,462 - USD 1,940,193). Price Realised HKD 79,060,000 (USD 10,222,482). © Christie's Images Ltd 2010. Of flattened circular form with octagonal sides, superbly painted and detailed to one side of the bulbous body with a central roundel enclosing a pair of quails standing on a grassy mound amidst stalks of millet and... [Lire la suite]
15 décembre 2016

A fine and very rare Ru-type bronze-form footed-cup, Yongzheng six-character sealmark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 2929. A fine and very rare Ru-type bronze-form footed-cup, Yongzheng six-character sealmark and of the period (1723-1735);  4 in. (10 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1,000,000 - HKD 1,500,000 (USD 130,000 - USD 190,000). Price Realised HKD 5,540,000 (USD 714,527). © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. The heavily potted upright sides rising from a splayed foot with rectangular perforations to either side, covered overall with a thick glaze of pale bluish-green tint, the foot rim painted with a... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2014

A fine and very rare 'Crab shell'-glazed vase, meiping, Yongzheng Six-Character Sealmark and of the Period (1723-1735)

Lot 3303. A fine and very rare 'Crab shell'-glazed vase, meiping, Yongzheng Six-Character Sealmark and of  the Period (1723-1735); 11 1/2 in. (29 cm.) high0. Estimate HK$1,500,000 - HK$2,500,000 ($194,359 - $323,932). Price Realized HK$6,640,000 ($860,162). © Christie's Images Ltd 2014. The elegantly formed vase is well potted with high shoulders that taper towards a slightly spreading base below a short waisted neck. It is covered overall in an iridescent dark green glaze mottled with brown speckles,... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2010

A superb large celadon-glazed tripled-neck moonflask. Yongzheng six-character sealmark and of the period (1723-1735).

A superb large celadon-glazed tripled-neck moonflask. Yongzheng six-character sealmark and of the period (1723-1735). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Sturdily potted of flattened circular form, the body finely moulded on each side with five Daoist emblems, the Five Sacred Peaks, reserved on a ground of finely incised lingzhi branches and trailing vapour, repeated on the narrow sides and the three ribbed cylindrical necks, with a pair of scrolled leaf-form handles, all under an even glaze of sea-green tone; 20 in. (50.8 cm.)... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2010

A magnificent and very rare underglaze-blue facetted moonflask. Yongzheng six-character sealmark and of the period (1723-1735).

Lot 3051. A magnificent and very rare underglaze-blue facetted moonflask, Yongzheng six-character sealmark and of the period (1723-1735); 19 in. (48.5 cm.) high. Estimate HK$10,000,000 - HK$15,000,000 ($1,293,462 - $1,940,193). Price Realized HK$79,060,000 ($10,222,482). © Christie's Images Ltd 2010 Of flattened circular form with octagonal sides, superbly painted and detailed to one side of the bulbous body with a central roundel enclosing a pair of quails standing on a grassy mound amidst stalks of millet and... [Lire la suite]