16 octobre 2019

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

Lot 4. A fine and rare Guan-type ribbed vase, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735). Height 23.5 cm, 9¼ in. Estimate: 120,000 - 160,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. of elongated pear shape sweeping up to a slender neck and a flared rim, decorated to the body with six evenly spaced raised ribs, covered overall with a lustrous, thick bluish-grey glaze suffused with a matrix of russet and icy crackles, the unglazed footring dressed in a dark brown slip, the base with a six-character seal mark in underglaze... [Lire la suite]

29 septembre 2019

A copper-red-glazed stembowl, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 635. A copper-red-glazed stembowl, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735). Diameter 7 1/2  in., 19 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot Sold 40,000 USD. © Sotheby's.  with deep flared sides supported by a slightly splayed hollow stem encircled by a wide molded filet, the exterior glazed a rich warm red, the interior and base glazed white, the latter inscribed with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue. Provenance: Guy Mayer Gallery,... [Lire la suite]
07 septembre 2019

A rare 'robin's egg'-glazed meiping, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 621. A rare 'robin's egg'-glazed meiping, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735). Height 8 3/4  in., 22 cm. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 USD. Lot Sold 680,000 USD. © Sotheby's. superbly potted with a tapering body sweeping up to a broad rounded shoulder, surmounted by a short, waisted neck and lipped rim, covered overall with a brilliant glaze with liberally applied vibrant turquoise dappled over a bronze-colored ground, the base incised with a four-character reign... [Lire la suite]
25 août 2019

Yongzheng Monochrome sold at Sotheby's New York, 18 March 2008

Lot 115. A Rare 'Archaic-Bronze'-Glazed Petal-Molded Tripod Narcissus Bowl, Yongzheng Seal Mark and Period (1723-1735); diameter 14 1/8 in., 35.8 cm. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 USD. Lot sold 49,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the low circular bowl with rounded sides and everted rim, molded in the form of six ribbed and barbed petals, all on a low conforming foot ring raised on three scrolling feet, the body covered with a rich opaque-brown glaze with black speckling and slight metallic sheen,... [Lire la suite]
13 août 2019

A rare Ge-type circular tripod bulb bowl, Yongzheng seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 1411. A rare Ge-type circular tripod bulb bowl, Yongzheng seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 8 in. (21 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 25,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. Inspired by Song dynasty prototypes, with very slightly bowed, upright sides raised on three squat cabriole legs, the base of the interior somewhat convex, covered overall with an opaque glaze of pale greyish blue-green color suffused with a network of black ('iron wire') and pale... [Lire la suite]
11 mars 2019

A rare Guan-type quadruple vase, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 518. A rare Guan-type quadruple vase, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735). Height 3 7/8  in., 9.9 cm. Estimate USD 80,000 — 120,000. Lot sold 100,000 USD. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 finely potted as four vases of slender cylindrical form with sides gently curving to a short neck and everted rim, conjoined at the sides, the bodies covered overall in a soft pale bluish-gray glaze suffused with a matrix of golden crackles, the footring applied with dark brown... [Lire la suite]

29 juillet 2018

A superb and rare finely carved celadon-glazed moon flask, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 157. A superb and rare finely carved celadon-glazed moon flask, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735). Height 11 1/2  in., 29.2 cm. Estimate 1,500,000 — 2,500,000 USD. Lot sold 2,045,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's well potted with gently rounded sides, the flattened circular body rising from an unglazed footrim to a cylindrical neck flanked by a pair of scrolling ruyihandles, finely carved on each side with five luxuriant lotus blooms amid scrolling feathery leaves, the neck... [Lire la suite]
21 octobre 2017

An extremely rare 'Jun-imitation' vase, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 14. An extremely rare 'Jun-imitation' vase, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735), 21.5 cm, 8 1/2  in. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 GBP. Unsold. © Sotheby's. of compressed pear shape, the broad rounded sides rising from a spreading foot to a tall cylindrical neck, covered with a mottled copper-red glaze, thinning to an underlying pale blue glaze towards the foot, the base incised with a four character seal mark. Provenance: Collection of Ambassador and Mrs Joseph... [Lire la suite]
06 septembre 2017

A rare and magnificent blue and white ewer, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 19. A rare and magnificent blue and white ewer, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735). Height 10 in., 25.5cm. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 USD. Lot sold 936,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's inspired by a metalwork prototype, elegantly potted with a broad cylindrical body molded with two ribbed fillets between two registers of molded chrysanthemum petals, rising to a rounded shoulder and waisted neck with a bulbous mid-section and flaring gently to a broad spout, finely painted in... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2017

A fine and rare doucai conical 'Dragon' bowl, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 18. A fine and rare doucai conical 'Dragon' bowl, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735). Diameter 8 in., 20.4 cm. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 USD. Unsold. Photo: Sotheby's finely potted, with wide flared sides rising from a short straight foot, brilliantly enameled to the exterior with two five-clawed dragons, one in yellow and the other in green, each in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl', leaping out from a band of turbulent crested waves, and amidst multi-colored cloud scrolls and flame scrolls,... [Lire la suite]