01 septembre 2015

A rare celadon-glazed relief-decorated baluster vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period

   A rare celadon-glazed relief-decorated baluster vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate $10,000 – $15,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The tapering body is finely decorated in relief with a band of leafy flower scroll bearing four large blossoms between a band of narrow chrysanthemum petals below and a ruyi collar on the rounded shoulder. The tall neck is decorated on each side with a pair of confronted archaistic birds between bow-string... [Lire la suite]

25 août 2015

A 'Langyao' baluster vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

A 'Langyao' baluster vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the slender baluster body rising from a spreading foot to a waisted neck flaring at the rim, the exterior covered in a vitreous raspberry-red glaze pooling slightly at the foot and draining to white at the rim, suffused with a network of fine crackle throughout, the interior and underside of the base covered with a crackled ivory-colored glaze. Height 18 in., 45.7 cm Property from the collection... [Lire la suite]
20 juin 2015

A blue and white baluster vase, Kangxi period

A blue and white baluster vase, Kangxi period. Estimate US$ 20,000 - 25,000 (€18,000 - 22,000). Photo Bonhams. Molded with a flared rim to the tall trumpet neck, the body of inverted pear form spreading outward above a set-in foot ring, the towering landscape view on the upper half inhabited by a solitary scholar and his servant while a boatman passes behind the towering cliffs in the lower landscape, the lustrous glaze covering all surfaces except the foot and the recessed base bearing the date Kangxi 6th... [Lire la suite]
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18 juin 2015

Pair of Famille Verte Baluster Vases, 18th-19th century

Pair of Famille Verte Baluster Vases, 18th-19th century. Estimate : 4 000 € / 5 200 €. Photo Auctionata Baluster shape with accentuated shoulder and a sweeping mouth rim. The wall and the neck are decorated with two revolves with peasants at the harvest and fisherman. The reserves are framed by a detailed mosaic with flowers and a garland of ruyi heads, peonies and chrysanthemums. The shoulder is accented by spirals elements with clouds and lotus flowers as well as with medallions... [Lire la suite]
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30 mai 2015

A Langyao baluster vase, Kangxi period

A Langyao baluster vase, Kangxi period. Estimate HK$ 200,000 - 300,000 (€24,000 - 35,000). Photo Bonhams. With a high shouldered body tapering towards a spreading foot, covered all over with a deep luxuriant red glaze thinning to pale red and beige around the shoulders, cylindrical neck, and slightly flaring mouthrim, the base covered with a crackled translucent glaze. 41.6cm (16 3/8in) high Notes: Copper-red glaze is frequently regarded as one of the most challenging to fire successfully. Applying the... [Lire la suite]
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18 mai 2015

A rare famille jaune baluster vase, Kangxi

A rare famille jaune baluster vase, Kangxi. Estimate £15,000 - 20,000 (€21,000 - 28,000). Unsold. Photo Bonhams Boldly enamelled in bright yellow and shades of green with a continuous mountain scene of a young fisherman on his boat, a gentleman enjoying a book whilst strolling beside a river and a lone scholar crossing a bridge, all within a remote and rocky landscape punctuated by towering pines, two cranes in flight beside the moon. 41.8cm (16 1/2in) high Provenance: SLG.Jürg Stuker, Schloss Gerzensee... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2015

A large blue-glazed baluster vase, meiping, Qianlong

A large blue-glazed baluster vase, meiping, Qianlong period. Sold for £13,750 (€19,015). Photo Bonhams. The elegant vase covered on the exterior with a deep blue glaze, stopping neatly at the foot and paling slightly at the mouth, the interior glazed white and the base unglazed, wood stand. 42.5cm high (16 1/2in) (2). Provenance : Hugh J.Grant and Lucie Mackey Grant CollectionRoy Davids Collection, no.91 Notes: Hugh J.Grant (1904-1981) was the son of the Hon. Hugh J.Grant (1858-1910), who at the age... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2015

A rare ivory-white-glazed baluster vase, Impressed Qianlong seal mark and of the period

A rare ivory-white-glazed baluster vase, Impressed Qianlong seal mark and of the period. Estimate £12,000 - 15,000 (€17,000 - 21,000). Unsold. Photo Bonhams. Finely potted, the baluster body with an angular shoulder decorated with a band of key-fret, raised on a straight foot beneath lotus petals, the slender tapering neck intricately incised with a dense ground of scrolling foliage, flaring to a stepped rim, box. 16.5cm (6 1/2in) high (2) Provenance: Professor E.T. Hall Collection, no.152 (label)Christie's... [Lire la suite]
18 février 2015

A pair of baluster vases, Chinese porcelain, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)

A pair of baluster vases, Chinese porcelain, Kangxi Period (1662-1722). Estimation : 1 800 € / 2 500 €. Photo Veritas Art Auctioneers, Lisboa. Blue and white decoration with floral motifs (one with restoration in one handle and broken finial; the other with hairlines in one handle). Alt.: 34,5 cm - Alt.: 33,5 cm Veritas Art Auctioneers, Lisboa. Antiquités, Objets d'Art, Argenterie et Bijoux, le 25 Février 2015 à 21h.Contact: Igor Olho-Azul. Tel: +351 21 794 8000 -... [Lire la suite]
24 juin 2014

A small blue and white baluster vase, Kangxi

A small blue and white baluster vase, Kangxi. Photo Bonhams. Painted with bands of pearls and T-scrolls to either side of the raised string band surrounding the flared neck above Shoulao holding a peach and Liu Hai with his three-legged toad standing below, the lustrous glaze covering all surfaces except the pad of the set-in foot, a double ring in underglaze blue centers the recessed base. 7 3/4in (19.7cm) high. Estimate US$ 4,000 - 6,000 (€2,900 - 4,400) FINE CHINESE WORKS OF ART, San Francisco, 24 Jun... [Lire la suite]
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