05 avril 2022

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

    Lot 1048. A very rare Ge-type mallet vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 6 1⁄2 in. (16.6 cm.) high. Price realised USD 1,134,000 (Estimate USD 400,000 – USD 600,000). © Christie's 2022 The vase has a slightly tapering cylindrical body rising to an angled shoulder below a tall cylindrical neck and is covered with a greenish-blue glaze suffused with a black crackle that extends to the foot, which is... [Lire la suite]

05 avril 2022

An extremely rare pair of pale bluish-grey glazed hexagonal jardinières on integral porcelain stands, Yongzheng six-character se

 Lot 1046. An extremely rare pair of pale bluish-grey glazed hexagonal jardinières on integral porcelain stands, Yongzheng six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 9 1⁄2 in. (24.2 cm.) wide. Price realised USD 554,400 (Estimate USD 300,000 – USD 500,000). © Christie's 2022 Each jardinière is of hexagonal form, with slightly flared walls and indented corners, covered with a pale lavender, crackled glaze, including the... [Lire la suite]
19 décembre 2021

A rare and fine Guan-type penta-lobed bottle vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 2913. A rare and fine Guan-type penta-lobed bottle vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 9 5⁄8 in. (24.5 cm.) high. Price realised HKD 6,850,000 (Estimate HKD 2,500,000 - HKD 3,000,000). © Christie's 2021 The body of the vase is potted with five facets separated by indented corners between the neck and the foot ring, covered all over in a glaze of even sky-blue tone suffused with wide crackles. Provenance: A French private... [Lire la suite]
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]