29 mai 2015

A fine and rare celadon-glazed moulded 'rope twist' globular vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark and of the period

A fine and rare celadon-glazed moulded 'rope twist' globular vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate HK$3,000,000 – HK$5,000,000 ($390,000 - $650,000). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vase is finely moulded to the exterior of the globular body with a band of interlocking knotted ropes forming a repeated diamond pattern. Further modelled with a moulded rope-form loop handle to the top of the band on each side of the shoulder. It is applied with a subtle... [Lire la suite]

28 mai 2014

A very rare celadon-glazed ewer, Yongzheng six-character seal mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 3305. A very rare celadon-glazed ewer, Yongzheng six-character seal mark and of the period (1723-1735); 9 7/8 in. (25.1 cm.) high. Estimate HK$12,000,000 - HK$18,000,000 ($1,554,872 - $2,332,309). Price Realized HK$14,440,000 ($1,871,030). ©  Christie's Image Ltd 2014 Inspired by Near Eastern metalwork, the ewer is incised with a central floral scroll flanked by raised lines and moulded bands of petals at the shoulder and above the low splayed foot, the base of the slender neck with a further... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2014

Imperial Chinese treasures from a distinguished American collection to be offered at Christie's

Lot 2913. A very rare imperial yellow-ground falangcai ‘floral’ bowl, Kangxi pink-enamelled four-character yuzhi mark within double squares and of the period (1662-1722); 5 5/8 in. (14.2 cm.) diam. Estimate: HK$12,000,000-18,000,000/US$1,500,000- 2,500,000. Price realised HK$16,840,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014. HONG KONG.- Following the success of Imperial Chinese Porcelain- Treasures from a Distinguished American Collection in 2013, Christie’s will offer Imperial Chinese Treasures from... [Lire la suite]
16 novembre 2011

A blue and white Moonflask, Baoyueping. Yongzheng six-character seal mark and of the period (1723-35)

A blue and white Moonflask, Baoyueping. Yongzheng six-character seal mark and of the period (1723-35) . Photo Christie's Image Ltd, 2011 Painted in the Ming style with simulated 'heaping and piling', the bulbous body decorated with various blooms, including lotus, peony and chrysanthemum, borne on a leafy vine with scrolling tendrils, the shoulders applied with handles decorated with small blooms on leafy sprigs, the cylindrical neck painted to each side with a flower head amongst leafy branches set between two bands of classic... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2011

An Unusual Ru-Type Rectangular Jardiniere. Yongzheng Six-Character Seal Mark In Underglaze Blue In A Line And Of The Period

An Unusual Ru-Type Rectangular Jardiniere. Yongzheng Six-Character Seal Mark In Underglaze Blue In A Line And Of The Period (1723-1735). photo Christie's Ltd 2011 Raised on four shallow bracket supports, the outward-curved sides with recessed panels of conforming outline below the flat everted rim, covered overall with an opaque glaze of Ru-type, the reign mark written in a line on the base between two infilled drainage holes; 9½ in. (24.2 cm.) long, box  Estimate $40,000 - $60,000. Price Realized $104,500 Notes: No other... [Lire la suite]
12 avril 2011

An unusual and very rare celadon-glazed barbed-rim Narcissus Bowl, China, Yongzheng six-character seal mark and of the period.

An unusual and very rare celadon-glazed barbed-rim Narcissus Bowl, China, Yongzheng six-character seal mark and of the period. photo Nagel Auktionen Strongly potted with shallow lobed sides rising to an everted rim of corresponding foliate shape, supported on five ruyi feet. D. 22,5 cm. Estimate 30000 / 50000 € Provenance: Christie's Hongkong, 28.10.2002, Lot 716 Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. May 6th 2011 www.auction.de
25 octobre 2010

A very fine and extremely rare Imperial blue and white porcelain ewer, Yongzheng six-character seal mark and of the period

A very fine and extremely rare Imperial blue and white porcelain ewer, China, Yongzheng six-character seal mark and of the period. photo courtesy Nagel H. 25,5 cm - Estimate € 300 000 Provenance: Former property of an American private collection - From an European private collection, bought at Nagel, 12th November 2004, Lot 1570 Cf. 'Selected Porcelain of the Flourishing Qing Dynasty at the Palace Museum', Hong Kong 1994, S. 161 - 'Blue and White Porcelain with Underglaze Red III - The Complete Collection of... [Lire la suite]
03 septembre 2009

A very rare and large ru-type pear-shaped vase, hu. Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period

A very rare and large ru-type pear-shaped vase, hu. Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735) The well-potted, pear-shaped body with molded rim and raised on a slightly flared foot pierced with two rectangular slits, covered overall with an opaque greyish-blue glaze of even tone, the foot covered with a brown wash in imitation of Ru ware. 13 in. (33 cm.) high, box - Est. $60,000 - $80,000 Provenance: Acquired by the grandfather of the present owners, Whampoa, Guangdong, circa... [Lire la suite]