22 février 2021

A very rare Ru-type vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735)

    Lot 715. A very rare Ru-type vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 7 in. (17.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 70,000 - USD 90,000. © Christie's 2021 The rounded, globular body is raised on a low foot and rises to a wide, straight neck. The vase is covered inside and out with an even glaze of sky-blue color, and the foot is dressed brown. Provenance: Christie's Hong Kong, 30 May 2006, lot 1376. Note: The soft blue glaze and bold form of... [Lire la suite]

01 octobre 2020

A rare carved celadon-glazed ogee-form dish, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 860. A rare carved celadon-glazed ogee-form dish, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 16,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. The interior incised with five bats and waves encircling a shou medallion below cloud scrolls incised in the well, the exterior carved with five bats in flight above waves and rocks. Provenance: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection,... [Lire la suite]
01 octobre 2020

A small Guan-type pear-shaped bottle vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 856. A small Guan-type pear-shaped bottle vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 5 ¾ in. (14.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 125,000. © Christie's Image 6 ½ in. (16.5 cm.) highLtd 2020. The globular body tapering to a tall cylindrical neck, covered overall with a bluish-grey glaze suffused with a golden crackle, the foot rim covered with a brownish-black dressing. Provenance: C. T. Loo Chinese Art (successor... [Lire la suite]
30 septembre 2020

A Guan-type hu-form vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 852. A Guan-type hu-form vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 7 ¾ in. (19.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 118,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Well-potted with pear-shaped body tapering to a broad cylindrical neck, flanked by a pair of animal-head handles, covered overall with a greyish-blue glaze suffused with a clear crackle, the foot rim covered with a brown dressing. Provenance: C. T. Loo Chinese Art (successor Frank... [Lire la suite]
22 septembre 2020

A very rare Guan-type hexagonal vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 813.  A very rare Guan-type hexagonal vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 11 1/8 in. (28.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The domed body incised with three dragon roundels and covered with a glaze of rich crushed strawberry-red tone in contrast to the white rim. Provenance: Mr. John L. Handy Collection, New York.Mr. Walter Chrysler (1875-1940) Collection.Mr. Henri Barr... [Lire la suite]
01 avril 2020

A Guan-type hexagonal vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 2172. A Guan-type hexagonal vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 11¼ in. (28.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price Realized USD 47,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The attenuated pear-shaped body is molded with six subtly fluted facets that rise from the flared foot cut with slits at two corners. The neck is flanked by a pair of ear-shaped handles, and the vase is covered allover with an opaque glaze of... [Lire la suite]

31 janvier 2020

A large Ge-type glazed quatrefoil moonflask, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 3274. A large Ge-type glazed quatrefoil moonflask, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 20 1/2 in. (52 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 2,600,000 - HKD 3,500,000. Price realised HKD 5,080,000. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014.   The sturdily potted moonflask with moulded lobed sides is flanked on either side of the shoulder with a pair of stylised scroll-handles joined to the tall quatrefoil neck and raised on a conforming short quatrefoil splayed... [Lire la suite]
31 janvier 2020

A fine Guan-type glazed pear-shaped vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 3266. A fine Guan-type glazed pear-shaped vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 9 1/2 in. (24 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 1,800,000 - HKD 2,500,000. Price realised HKD 2,680,000. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014.   The vase is finely potted with a pear-shaped body rising from a high cylindrical foot to a tall neck with lipped rim, covered overall with an even opaque celadon glaze of greyish-blue tone, suffused with a wide network of... [Lire la suite]
31 janvier 2020

A rare Longquan-type celadon-glazed ribbed vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 3266. A rare Longquan-type celadon-glazed ribbed vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark and of the period (1723-1735); 7 1/4 in. (18.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 2,600,000 - HKD 3,500,000. Price realised HKD 3,640,000. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014.   The cylindrical body is potted with horizontal ribs, covered with a celadon glaze of sea-green tone, stopping neatly above the foot, box. Provenance: Sold at Christie's London, 11 June 1990, lot 159. Note: A small group... [Lire la suite]
01 janvier 2020

A very rare large Guan-type 'Five Sacred Peaks' moon flask, Yongzheng six-character seal mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 1340. A very rare large Guan-type 'Five Sacred Peaks' moon flask, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 20½ in. (52 cm.) high. Estimate USD 600,000 - USD 800,000. Price realised USD 723,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013  The sturdily potted body of flattened circular form is finely molded on each convex side with five Daoist emblems, the Five Sacred Peaks, all below the three conjoined cylindrical necks flanked by a pair of scrolled leaf-form... [Lire la suite]