25 juillet 2016

A blue-glazed mountain-form brushrest, Ming-Qing dynasty (1368-1911)

Lot 47. A blue-glazed mountain-form brushrest, Ming-Qing dynasty (1368-1911). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The brush rest is of crescent shape and is molded as five mountain peaks of graduated height, covered in a dark purplish-blue glaze. 4 ¼ in. (10.8 cm.) wide. A few shallow chips to the underside; some wear to the top of the peaks. Estimation: USD 400 - 600 Christie's on line. The Art of China.

25 juillet 2016

A blue-glazed pottery bowl, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 22. A blue-glazed pottery bowl, Tang dynasty (618-907). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The compressed globular bowl with molded rim is covered on the exterior with a dark blue glaze that falls short of the flared foot. 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm.) diam. Degradation to the glaze - a few chips to the buff body and foot rim - minutes nicks and expected surface wear - slightly warped, as can be expected. Estimation: USD 3,000 - 4,000 Provenance: Christie's London, 6 June 1988, lot 55.. ... [Lire la suite]
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20 juillet 2016

A blue-glazed square vase, cong, Mark and period of Guangxu (1875-1908)

Lot 425. A blue-glazed square vase, cong, Mark and period of Guangxu (1875-1908). Estimate 70,000 — 100,000 HKD. Unsold. Photo: Sotheby's of archaic cong form, the tall rectangular body rising from a broad circular base to a short tapered neck with a rounded rim, set on two sides with elephant-head handles suspending fixed rings, covered overall save for the foot rim with an thick unctuous purplish-blue glaze thinning to white along the edges,... [Lire la suite]
20 juillet 2016

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

Lot 440. A large blue-glazed bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD. Lot sold 87,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's the pear-shaped body well potted on a spreading foot rising to a cylindrical neck, covered to the exterior in a rich blue glaze stopping neatly at the foot; 51.5 cm., 20 1/4  in.  Provenance: P.C. Lu & Sons, Hong Kong, 20th November 1986. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 03 Dec 2015
20 juin 2016

Coupe en porcelaine monochrome bleu, Marque et époque Xuantong (1912-1917)

Lot 18. Coupe en porcelaine monochrome bleu, Marque et époque Xuantong (1912-1917). Estimation 3,000 — 5,000 €. Photo Sotheby's le bord légèrement évasé, entièrement couverte d'une glaçure bleu foncé, marque à six caractères en bleu sous couverte à la base; Diam. 20,7 cm; 8 1/8 in. A FINE BLUE-GLAZED SAUCER DISH, XUANTONG MARK AND PERIOD Provenance: Collection of William Kenneth Slatcher C.V.O. (1926-1997), High Commissioner of the United Kingdom, in Beijing between 1958 and 1961 (by... [Lire la suite]
20 juin 2016

A blue-glazed square vase, cong, Seal mark and period of Guangxu (1875-1908)

Lot 861. A blue-glazed square vase, cong, Seal mark and period of Guangxu (1875-1908). Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 HKD. Unsold. Photo Sotheby's.    of archaistic cong form, set on two sides with elephant-head handles suspending fixed rings, covered overall save for the foot rim with an unctuous purplish-blue glaze thinning to white along the edges, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character mark, wood stand; 29 cm, 11 3/8 in.  Sotheby's. Chinese... [Lire la suite]

20 juin 2016

A blue-glazed bowl, Seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1736-1795)

Lot 837. A blue-glazed bowl, Seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1736-1795). Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Lot sold 50,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's.    with deep rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot to a flared rim, applied overall with a deep blue glaze thinning to white at the rim, the white base inscribed with a six-character seal mark; 18 cm, 7 1/8  in.  Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 02 Jun 2016
20 juin 2016

A blue-glazed 'bamboo neck' vase, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 831. A blue-glazed 'bamboo neck' vase, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Estimate80,000 — 120,000 HKD. Lot sold 100,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's.    the globular body encircled by two raised fillets and surmounted by a cylindrical neck with four evenly spaced fillets below the flared and galleried rim, the glaze of a purplish-blue colour; 36.8 cm, 14 1/2 in.  Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 28th November 1978, lot 159 Sotheby's. Chinese Art,... [Lire la suite]
20 juin 2016

A blue-glazed square vase, cong, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 830. A blue-glazed square vase, cong, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 HKD. Lot sold 100,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's.   of archaistic cong form, raised on a circular foot with a pair of elephant-head handles suspending fixed rings on the straight sides, covered overall save for the foot rim with a thick blue glaze mottled with dark blue flecks and thinning to white along the edges, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character... [Lire la suite]
13 juin 2016

A small 'sancai'-glazed waterpot and a blue-glazed shallow cup, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 699. A small 'sancai'-glazed waterpot and a blue-glazed shallow cup, Tang dynasty (618-907). Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 HKD. Lot sold 37,500 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. the water pot with freely decorated streaks of yellow and green glazes pooling near the foot; the cup with rounded sides and applied with a blue glaze; 9 and 12.5 cm, 3 1/2  and 4 7/8 in. Property from the Collection of Alberto Giuganino (1887-1979) Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 02 Jun 2016