11 octobre 2021

A gilt-decorated blue-glazed 'dragon' vase, Guangxu six-character seal mark in gilt and of the period (1875-1908)

Lot 793. A gilt-decorated blue-glazed 'dragon' vase, Guangxu six-character seal mark in gilt and of the period (1875-1908); 15 ¼ in. (38.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 13,750. © Christie's 2021 The vase is decorated on the globular body with a pair of five-clawed dragons in pursuit of a flaming pearl amidst flames and stylized clouds, all between bands of cresting waves below and shou characters and lotus sprays above. The neck is similarly decorated... [Lire la suite]

05 août 2021

A carved blue-glazed dish, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 115. A carved blue-glazed dish, Qing dynasty, 18th century; Diameter 10⅛ in., 25.8 cm. Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD. Lot sold: 4,032 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Collection of Charlotte and George McDonald Goldsack, acquired circa 1930s, and thence by descent. Sotheby's. The Hundred Antiques: Fine & Decorative Asian Art, New York, 11-22 June 2021
13 juillet 2021

A pair of blue-glazed quatrefoil dishes, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 5054. A pair of blue-glazed quatrefoil dishes, Tang dynasty (618-907); 15.3 cm & 15 cm. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 HKD. Lot sold: 138,600 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Acquired in Japan in the 1990s, by repute. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021
08 mai 2021

A Blue-Glazed Gilt-Decorated ‘Shou’ Bottle Vase, Qing Dynasty

Lot 3033. A Blue-Glazed Gilt-Decorated ‘Shou’ Bottle Vase, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). H 46.5cm. Estimate HKD 150,000 - 200,000 (USD 3,590 - 5,128). Sold for HKD 180,000 (USD 23,077).  © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Provenance: Hôtel Drouot, 10 December 2018, lot 205. Poly Auction Hong Kong. Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 21 April 2021
10 décembre 2020

A large Junyao blue-glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 383. A large Junyao blue-glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 22.5 cm, 8⅞ in., Japanese wood box. Estimate: 200,000 - 300,000 HKD. Lot sold 529,200 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Collection of Robert Hartfield Ellsworth (1929-2014), New York. Literature: The Rainbow Aloft: Jun ware, Hong Kong, 2020, pl. 21. Jane Sze, 'Some Forms and Uses of Jun Wares', Arts of Asia, November-December 2020, vol. 50, no. 6, pp. 112-117, fig. 3. Sotheby's. China / 5000 years, Hong... [Lire la suite]
19 novembre 2020

A sancai blue-glazed tripod dish, Tang Dynasty (618-907)

Lot 12. A sancai blue-glazed tripod dish, Tang Dynasty (618-907); 30cm (11 3/4in) diam. Estimate £ 2,500-3,500. Sold for £ 5,312 (€ 5,943). Photo: Bonhams. Finely potted with rounded sides supported on three legs and an everted rim, the cavetto and well covered with a lustrous blue glaze, the outside glazed a yellow ochre with a slight green tinge on the rim.  The result of CIRAM SAS thermoluminescence test no.0419-OA-171Z-2, dated 2 May 2019, is consistent with the dating of this lot. A related blue and yellow... [Lire la suite]

06 novembre 2020

A blue-glazed ribbed vase,Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 44. A blue-glazed ribbed vase,Qing dynasty, 18th century. Height 35.5 cm, 14 in. Estimate: 15,000 - 20,000 GBP. Lot sold: 18,900 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the globular body rising to a tall cylindrical neck and dished mouth, the neck with three evenly spaced ribs, the body with a further double rib around the waist, covered overall in a deep blue glaze, save for the unglazed base, the interior glazed white. Sotheby's. Imperial Porcelain – A Private... [Lire la suite]
12 octobre 2020

A blue-glazed pouring vessel, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 301. A blue-glazed pouring vessel, Tang dynasty (618-907); 7¾ in. (19.8 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000. Price realised HKD 125,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Parts of the interior are covered with an amber glaze. Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong prior to 1988A European private collection. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 8 October 2020
02 octobre 2020

A blue-glazed stem bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue in a line and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 865. A blue-glazed stem bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue in a line and of the period (1723-1735); 7 1/8 in. (18.1 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 18,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. The exterior covered with an unctuous sapphire-blue glaze which pales at the rim and stops neatly at the foot, the interior of the bowl and foot left white. Provenance: Kenny & Higgins Asian Art Inc., Washington D.C., 25 May 1985.The James and Marilynn Alsdorf... [Lire la suite]
17 septembre 2020

A rare blue-glazed meiping, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 118. A rare blue-glazed meiping, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722); Height 6¾ in., 17 cm. Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 USD. (C) 2020 Sotheby's the slender body sweeping to high rounded shoulders and a cylindrical neck with a subtly flared rim, the exterior glazed in a rich deep blue stopping neatly above the foot, the interior and lip glazed white, the countersunk base similarly glazed and with a six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle, wood stand (2). Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 31st... [Lire la suite]