27 août 2017

A rare white-glazed handled jar, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 11. A rare white-glazed handled jar, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735). Width 10 1/8  in., 25.8 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Unsold. Photo: Sotheby's. the compressed globular body rising from a slightly splayed foot to a wide neck, applied to the shoulder with a pair of dragon handles, each modeled with an arched spine extending to a bifurcated tail, covered overall with a smooth white glaze, the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue. ... [Lire la suite]

27 août 2017

A fine and rare celadon-glazed double-gourd vase, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 10. A fine and rare celadon-glazed double-gourd vase, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735). Height 12 3/4  in., 32.4 cm. Estimate 320,000 — 500,000 USD. Unsold. Photo: Sotheby's. elegantly potted with a globular lower bulb supporting a slightly smaller upper bulb with a narrow mouth, covered overall in a lustrous glaze thinning at the rim to reveal the white body, the recessed base encircled by an unglazed footring, the base with a six-character archaistic seal mark in... [Lire la suite]
15 mars 2017

A rare and large ru-type hu-form vase, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 511. A rare and large ru-type hu-form vase, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735). Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 USD. Lot sold 396,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. of archaistic bronze form, the broad pear-shaped body rising from a slightly spreading foot to a waisted neck encircled with a raised fillet and flanked by a pair of single-horn mythical animal-mask handles suspending mock rings, covered overall with a thick lavender-blue glaze, save for the unglazed foot ring, the base with a... [Lire la suite]
10 février 2017

Vase with handles in form of elephant heads, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735)

Vase with handles in form of elephant heads, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735), tea-dust glazed porcelain. Height: 11.6 inches; Diameter: 6.8 inches. Donated by Sir Augustus Wollaston Franks, Franks.159.+a © The Trustees of the British Museum
12 août 2013

A rare guan-type altar vessel, fu, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 173. A rare guan-type altar vessel, fu, Yongzheng seal mark and period  (1723-1735); 16.8cm., 6 5/8 in. Estimate  15,000 — 20,000. Lot Sold 62,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2013 of rectangular section, the wide flaring sides rising from a spreading foot cut with an arched aperture in the centre of each side, set on one side with a loop handle issuing from animal mask, covered overall in a crackled greyish-blue glaze, the base inscribed with a six-character seal mark Provenance: Sotheby’s... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2013

A rare and large 'Ge'-type vase (hu), Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 201. A rare and large 'Ge'-type vase (hu), Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735). Height 18 1/2  in., 47 cm. Estimate 80,000 - 120,000 USD. Lot sold 100,000 USD. © Sotheby's of flattened pear shape rising from a splayed foot, molded on each side with four large slightly inset ogival panels forming strapwork divided by raised pyramid-form bosses, below the wide neck with a raised horizontal band interrupted by raised flanges and flanked by two loop handles with ram's head... [Lire la suite]
05 novembre 2011

A very rare pair of moulded white-glazed bowls, Yongzheng seal marks and period (1723-1735)

Lot 75. A very rare pair of moulded white-glazed bowls, Yongzheng seal marks and period (1723-1735); 10.1cm., 4in. Estimate 60,000-80,000 GBP. Lot sold 79,250 GBP. Photo Sotheby's Yongzheng seal mark and periodeach with deep rounded sides rising from a short foot to a slightly flaring rim, moulded to the exterior with five separate prunus blossoms and buds in various stages of maturity, covered overall with a transparent white glaze, the base slip-decorated with a four-character Yongzheng mark. Quantity:... [Lire la suite]
16 novembre 2009

Qing monochromes sold at Sotheby's London, 04 Nov 2009

Lot 116. A 'Langyao' bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 38cm., 15in. Estimate 6,000—8,000 GBP. Lot Sold 4,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2009 the robustly-potted pear-shaped body rising from a short foot to a tall cylindrical neck, covered overall in a rich lustrous red glaze of crushed raspberry tone draining to a buff tone at the rim.   Lot 118. A peachbloom vase, liuyeping, Kangxi mark and period (1162-1722); 16cm., 6 1/4 in. Estimate 8,000—12,000 GBP. Lot Sold... [Lire la suite]