08 août 2021

An aubergine-glazed tripod censer, Qing dynasty

  Lot 120. An aubergine-glazed tripod censer, Qing dynasty; Diameter 6⅜ in., 16.2 cm. Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD. Lot sold: 2,142 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Sotheby's. The Hundred Antiques: Fine & Decorative Asian Art, New York, 11-22 June 2021

04 août 2021

A large aubergine-glazed hu-form vase with mask-form mock-handles, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 114. A large aubergine-glazed hu-form vase with mask-form mock-handles, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); Height 14⅞ in., 37.8 cm. Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 USD. Lot sold: 11,340 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Property from the William Boyce Thompson Collection. Provenance: Collection of Rufus E. Moore (1840-1918).American Art Association, New York, 30th January 1919, lot 1051.Collection of William Boyce Thompson (1869-1930), and thence by descent. Sotheby's. The Hundred... [Lire la suite]
17 avril 2020

A pair of aubergine-glazed 'Bajixiang' incised dishes, marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3606. A pair of aubergine-glazed 'Bajixiang' incised dishes, marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 11.5 cm., 4 1/2  in. Estimate 280,000 — 320,000 HKD . Lot sold 350,000 HKD . © Sotheby's. each potted with shallow rounded sides rising from a short foot to a slightly flared rim, finely incised around the exterior with beribboned bajixiang ('Eight Buddhist Emblems'), applied overall with a translucent aubergine glaze, the countersunk... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2020

A rare aubergine-glazed ritual vessel, jue, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 101. A rare aubergine-glazed ritual vessel, jue, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795); 11.9cm., 4 3/4 in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot sold 7,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the vessel with a pair of thin capped posts surmounting the deep 'U'-shaped body, on three cylindrical legs, covered in a thick aubergine coloured glaze, the exterior base with an incised seal mark. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 11 november 2015
08 février 2020

An aubergine-glazed hu-form vase, 17th century

Lot 1756. An aubergine-glazed hu-form vase, 17th century; 10½ in. (26.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 17,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  The body tapering from the sloping shoulder applied with a pair of deer-head handles, the exterior covered with a glaze of deep aubergine tone that continues over the mouth rim and pools thickly at the foot, the flat unglazed base burnt orange in the firing. Provenance: Mrs. Richard K. Sun Collection,... [Lire la suite]
10 décembre 2019

A pair of aubergine-glazed deep bowls, Kangxi six-character marks within double-circles and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 3702. A pair of aubergine-glazed deep bowls, Kangxi six-character marks within double-circles and of the period (1662-1722); 4 7/8in. (12.4cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 180,000 - HKD 250,000. Price realised HKD 680,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 With steeply rounded deep sides rising from a short foot, all under a deep purple-blue glaze thinning at the mouth rim, box. Provenance: Acquired by Wampoa in Guangdong in the 1890's and thence by descent. Note: Cf. similar bowls illustrated... [Lire la suite]

08 décembre 2019

A fine and rare aubergine-glazed archaistic vessel, jue, Qianlong four-character incised sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1801. A fine and rare aubergine-glazed archaistic vessel, jue, Qianlong four-character incised sealmark and of the period (1736-1795); 4¼ in. (10.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 350,000 - HKD 400,000. Price realised HKD 607,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. Finely potted in the shape of an archaistic bronze jue, with two short posts at the mouth and an angular handle to one side, all raised on three tall splayed legs, and covered in a rich iridescent dark purple glaze stopping at the base... [Lire la suite]
07 décembre 2019

An aubergine-glazed incised 'dragon' dish, Kangxi incised six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1622-1722)

Lot 1794. An aubergine-glazed incised 'dragon' dish, Kangxi incised six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1622-1722); 9 7/8 in. (25.2 cm.) diam. Estimate: HKD 80,000 - HKD 100,000. Price realised HKD 187,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. The interior medallion finely incised with a sinuous ascending dragon in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl', surrounded by a pair of striding dragons on the cavetto, the exterior similarly decorated with a further pair of striding dragons above a... [Lire la suite]
09 novembre 2019

An incised aubergine-glazed 'dragon' vase, Jiaqing six-character incised seal mark and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 163. An incised aubergine-glazed 'dragon' vase, Jiaqing six-character incised seal mark and of the period (1796-1820); 12 5/8 in. (32 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 20,000. Price realised GBP 27,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The well potted bottle vase with flaring mouth rim is finely incised to the bulbous body and neck with two confronted dragons amongst ruyi-shaped clouds, all above a band of waves and a band of classic scrolls to the foot rim, covered in a rich dark... [Lire la suite]
09 novembre 2019

An aubergine-glazed vase, meiping, Qianlong incised six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 160. An aubergine-glazed vase, meiping, Qianlong incised six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 8 5/8 in. (22 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000. Price realised GBP 32,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The finely potted vase with broad rounded shoulder is covered overall with a rich dark aubergine glaze. The base is also covered with the aubergine glaze over the incised mark. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, London, 5 November 2019