21 octobre 2017

A large blue and white baluster vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 117. A large blue and white baluster vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722), 50 cm, 19 3/4  in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. © Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a spreading foot to a waisted neck and flaring rim, painted in deep cobalt-blue tones depicting a figure standing in a sampan in a mountainous river landscape with retreats and a pagoda, below two branches of bamboo at the neck, the base with an artemesia leaf mark in underglaze-blue within a double circle. ... [Lire la suite]

25 septembre 2017

Chinese vase sells for 10,000 times estimated price in Geneva

Lot 567: Important baluster vase, China, beginning 20th century, Qianlong apocryphal mark. Porcelaine à décor de dragons bleus sur fond jaune, H 60 cm. Estimation: 500 CHF - 800 CHF. Sold for 6.08 million Swiss francs ($6.1 million, 5.1 million euros). There was a bidding battle at the auction on Thursday by two people who believed the vase was in fact from the 18th century. © Genève Enchères. GENEVA (AFP).- A Chinese vase valued between 500 and 800 Swiss francs has... [Lire la suite]
21 septembre 2017

An iron-red and gilt baluster vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 824. An iron-red and gilt baluster vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 13 1/4  in., 33.7 cm. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 USD. Lot sold 3,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. sturdily potted, enameled in pencil style, the rounded shoulder with chrysanthemum blooms borne on a leafy meander enclosed within alternating large and small lappets below a diaper band and foliate scroll encircling the waisted neck, the base with a band of upright lappets, with an underglaze blue... [Lire la suite]
04 septembre 2017

A carved Longquan celadon baluster vase, Early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 1176. A carved Longquan celadon baluster vase, Early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century, 15 7/8 in. (40.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The tall, heavily potted, slender vase is carved with leafy chrysanthemum scroll, beneath a band of sawtooth design on the canted shoulder, and a line border around the short, straight neck. The whole is covered in a glaze of rich olive-green color suffused with crackle. Provenance: Collection of Ambassador Ti-Tsun Li... [Lire la suite]
30 juillet 2017

A magnificent celadon-glazed carved baluster vase, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1112. A magnificent celadon-glazed carved baluster vase, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795), 15¼ in. (38.7 cm.) high, box. Estimate USD 2,000,000 - USD 4,000,000. Price realised USD 7,922,500 © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The tapering ovoid body rising to a sharp angle below the sloping shoulder that continues into the waisted neck below a galleried mouth rim, finely molded and carved with five registers of archaistic patterns including a broad band of wave... [Lire la suite]
25 avril 2017

A blue and white baluster vase, Chenghua six-character mark, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 201. A blue and white baluster vase, Chenghua six-character mark, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 48.2cm (19in) high. Estimate £12,000 - 15,000 (€14,000 - 18,000). Photo: Bonhams. The body raising on an elegantly-tapering foot, painted in vivid shades of cobalt blue with an audience scene, depicting a scholar holding a hu tablet arriving at a pavilion, received by a dignitary unfolding and announcing the Imperial edict, accompanied by martial generals and anticipated by further scholar-officials in the... [Lire la suite]

24 février 2017

Michael C. Hughes LLC at Asian Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

A Large Famille Verte Baluster Vase, China, Kangxi Period (1662-1722). Height: 17 1/4 inches © Michael C. Hughes LLC Ming Cloisonné Deep Basin. Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644. Diameter: 15 1/4 inches © Michael C. Hughes LLC Jizhou Wave Vase. Song-Yuan Dynasty, 12th-14th Century. Height: 7 1/4 inches © Michael C. Hughes LLC An Opaque Imperial-Yellow Glass Bottle. Qing Dynasty, 1644-1911. Height: 2 1/2 inches © Michael C. Hughes LLC Michael C. Hughes LLC (New... [Lire la suite]
12 janvier 2017

A small blue and white baluster vase, Early Kangxi period, circa 1670

Lot 3572. A small blue and white baluster vase, Early Kangxi period, circa 1670. Estimate $15,000 – $18,000. Price Realized $21,250. Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2015 The small high-shouldered vase, with slender neck and flaring mouth, is decorated with a scene from The Water Margin, depicting Huyan Zhuo and Wu Song combating each other with a sword and a whip. Each figure is accompanied by an identifying inscription, all between decorative bands and small flowers on the neck. The base bears an apocryphal... [Lire la suite]
04 décembre 2016

A guan-type baluster vase, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 69. Vase en porcelaine à glacure de type guan, Chine, dynastie Qing, XVIIIème siècle. Estimate EUR 10,000 - EUR 15,000 (USD 10,686 - USD 16,029). © Christie’s Images Limited 2016. De forme balustre au col légèrement évasé, ce vase à section hexagonale est flanqué de deux anses tubulaires autour du col et repose sur un pied hexagonal évasé. Le vase est recouvert d'une glaçure céladon infusé d'un réseau de fines craquelures. Hauteur : 28.5 cm. (11 ¼ in.)  A guan-type baluster vase, China, Qing... [Lire la suite]
04 décembre 2016

Pair of powder blue glazed baluster vases, Qing dynasty, 19th century and a flower basket dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 2008. Pair of powder blue glazed baluster vases, Qing dynasty, 19th century and a flower basket dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate: 1,500 - 2,000 EUR (1,596 - 2,128 USD). Photo Van Ham. Porcelain covered with powder blue glaze, painted with gold. On the body twelve lotus blossoms between tendrils. On the broad shoulder and the straight neck borders with lucky symbols. Border with stylized lotus leaves. Height 34.3cm, width about 24.5cm. Double ring, but later. Condition B/C. Hairline crack at the neck of... [Lire la suite]