15 janvier 2018

A gilt decorated 'café au lait' baluster vase, Jiaqing mark (1796-1820)

Lot 215. A gilt decorated 'café au lait' baluster vase, Jiaqing mark (1796-1820); 19.5cm, 7 3/8 in. Estimate 4.000-6.000 GBP. Lot sold 13,750 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2008 the well potted vase painted with applied bird-head ring handles, with three horizontal bands of densely scrolling lotus, each bordered with thin bands of diaper and formal floral scrolls, with petal panels at the base and ascending leaves below the rim. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. 05 Nov 08. London

12 janvier 2018

Un vase balustre en porcelaine bleu et blanc, Chine, époque Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 337. Un vase balustre en porcelaine bleu et blanc, Chine, époque Kangxi (1662-1722); 47 cm, 18 1/2 in. Estimate 8,000 — 9,000 EUR. Lot sold 19,950 EUR. Photo: Sotheby's 2008 décoré en différents tons de bleu cobalt d'une scène végétale continue de branches de pivoines et chrysanthèmes autour d'un rocher de lettré, papillons et oiseaux, une frise de ruyi au milieu du col et rinceaux près du rebord, la base circulaire émaillée blanche avec un cercle en bleu sous couverte. A... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2017

A Longquan celadon baluster vase, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 298. A Longquan celadon baluster vase, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368). Height 14 1/2  in., 36.8 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 10,000 USD. Lot sold 10,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's sturdily potted rising from a stepped foot to a tall waisted neck with a flared rim, the exterior carved with meandering stems bearing peony blossoms above a band of upright leaves, the neck encircled with rows of horizontal ridges, covered overall in a greenish-yellow glaze, the foot rim unglazed, Japanese wood box and cover (3). ... [Lire la suite]
02 novembre 2017

A rare Qingbai baluster vase, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 84. A rare Qingbai baluster vase, Song dynasty (960-1279). 24.2 cm, 9 1/2  in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a spreading foot to a waisted neck and scalloped rim, the body carved with a wide band of lotus flowers borne on scrolling branches, between bands of plantain leaves, below a similar band at the neck and covered in a pale-blue glaze pooling to a deeper blue in the carved recesses. Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong,... [Lire la suite]
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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. Lot sold 21,250 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... [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]