20 avril 2018

Kashan Pottery at Sotheby's London, 25 April 2018

Lot 119. A Kashan bird-headed pottery ewer, Persia, early 13th century; 29cm. Estimate 25,000 — 35,000 GBP. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. of elongated baluster form, the body narrowing to a neck with flaring mouth in the form of a rooster's head with black details for eyes and crown, with curved, feather-like handle, the body decorated with bulbous drop form designs, each containing black tendrils. Note: This bird-headed ewer is of a rare form which perhaps finds its genesis in... [Lire la suite]

20 janvier 2018

A fine blue-glazed meiping, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 1630. A fine blue-glazed meiping, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 30.2 cm., 11 7/8 in. Estimate 500,000 — 600,000 HKD. Lot Sold 1,460,000 HKD. photo Sotheby's 2009 well-potted with attenuated sides rising to high rounded shoulders below the waisted neck, covered with a brilliant purplish-blue glaze stopping short of the white mouth rim.  Provenance: Sotheby's New York, 22nd-23rd September 2004, lot 295. Note: A Yongzheng... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2018

A fine blue-glazed saucer, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3061. A fine blue-glazed saucer, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 15.7 cm., 6 1/4  in. Estimate 130,000 — 180,000 HKD. Lot sold 325,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's 2013 the shallow rounded sides rising from a short tapered foot to an everted rim, applied on the exterior with a rich dark blue glaze suffused with fine bubbles providing a subtle 'orange peel' effect, draining to white at the rim and well controlled around the foot, the interior and the base glazed... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2018

A blue-glazed stembowl, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3062. A blue-glazed stembowl, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 17.8 cm., 7 in. Estimate 80,000 — 100,000 HKD. Lot sold 350,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's 2013 the wide flared bowl resting on a splayed stem encircled by a single raised fillet, covered on the exterior with a deep cobalt-blue glaze stopping neatly under the white rim and just above the foot, the interior of the bowl and of the stem left white, the latter inscribed in underglaze blue with a... [Lire la suite]
11 novembre 2017

A blue-glazed dish, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 264. A blue-glazed dish, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722). 10 7/8 in. (27.6 cm) diam. Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000. Price realised GBP 14,375. © Christies Images Ltd 2017 The dish is covered with a rich cobalt-blue glaze, thinning to white at the mouth rim and stopping neatly at the foot. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, 7 November 2017, London
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05 octobre 2017

A fine blue-glazed cong-form vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795) 

Lot 136. A fine blue-glazed cong-form vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795), 11 5/8 in. (28.5 cm.) high, Japanese wood box. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 200,000. Price realised HKD 250,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Provenance: A Japanese private collectionSold at Christie’s Hong Kong, 30 November 2011, lot 3325 Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 2 October 2017, Alexandra House, Hong Kong

26 septembre 2017

A large blue-glazed bottle vase, 18th-19th century

Lot 1238. A large blue-glazed bottle vase, 18th-19th century, 19 in. (48.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 27,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The heavily potted vase is covered on the exterior with a deep blue glaze in contrast to the white mouth rim, interior and base. Property from the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Foundation, New York.  Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 14 - 15 September 2017, New York
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26 septembre 2017

A large blue-glazed bottle vase, 18th-19th century

Lot 1235. A large blue-glazed bottle vase, 18th-19th century; 19 ½ in. (49.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 4,375. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The heavily potted vase is covered in a rich blue glaze in contrast to the white mouth rim, interior and base.  Property from the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Foundation, New York.  Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 14 - 15 September 2017, New York
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22 septembre 2017

A blue-glazed bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 841. A blue-glazed bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Diameter of largest 7 5/8  in., 19.4 cm. Estimate 2,000 -- 3,000 USD. Lot sold 3,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the steep rounded sides rising to a flared rim, the interior and base glazed white, with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue; together with a pair of 18th/19th century blue-glazed gilt-painted 'dragon and shou'dishes with the character an inscribed to the base, each marked with a... [Lire la suite]
30 juillet 2017

A very rare blue-glazed flask-form vase, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795) 

Lot 1147. A very rare blue-glazed flask-form vase, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795), 12 in. (30.5 cm.) high, box. Estimate USD 2,000,000 - USD 4,000,000. Price realised USD 7,922,500 © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The flattened globular body raised on a spreading pedestal foot of oval section, and molded on each side with a slightly raised panel of corresponding shape with central indentation at the top, with a pair of bird-form handles applied below the... [Lire la suite]