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 mars 2015

A rare blue-glazed, bottle vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

A rare blue-glazed, bottle vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate $100,000 – $150,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vase has a compressed globular body and a tall neck that flares at the rim, and is covered on the exterior with a glaze of rich, dark blue color in contrast to the white interior. 14 3/8 in. (36.5 cm.) high Provenance: Vallin Galleries, Connecticut, late 1990s. Notes: Vases of this shape, with a subtly compressed body and an... [Lire la suite]
05 août 2014

A blue-glazed pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Qianlong seal mark and of the period

A blue-glazed pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Qianlong seal mark and of the period. Photo Bonhams. The exterior all under a deep violet-blue glaze stopping at the white mouth rim and around the spreading foot, the base with an Imperial underglaze-blue zhuanshu seal mark. 32cm high. Estimate HK$ 300,000 - 400,000 (€29,000 - 39,000). Unsold For examples of blue-glazed vases of this type, compare a similar Qianlong mark and period vase from the Jinguantang collection of T.T. Tsui, sold at Christie's London, 5th November 1997, lot... [Lire la suite]
05 août 2014

A blue-glazed carved 'dragon' bowl, Late Ming Dynasty

A blue-glazed carved 'dragon' bowl, Late Ming Dynasty. Photo Bonhams. Sturdily potted with deep rounded sides rising from a short cleanly-cut brown-dressed foot, incised on the exterior with a pair of dragons amidst scrolling clouds, covered overall in an attractive deep blue glaze thinning at the gilt mouth rim. 18.5cm diam. Estimate HK$ 50,000 - 80,000 (€4,800 - 7,700). Unsold Provenance: Carl Kempe Collection, no.806 A related blue-glazed bowl with incised dragon decoration, dated to the late Ming Dynasty, formerly in the... [Lire la suite]
05 août 2014

Blue-Glazed ‘Cong’ Porcelain Vase, China, Qianlong Mark and Period (1736-1795)

Blue-Glazed ‘Cong’ Porcelain Vase, China, Qianlong Mark and Period (1736-1795). Photo courtesy Auctionata Glazed porcelain. Underside with underglaze blue six-character seal mark ‘Daqing Qianlong nianzhi’. Even, deep blue glaze. Height: 30 cm. Excellent condition. Estimation : 16 000 € / 20 000 € Provenance: from a Hungarian private collection. This deep blue glazed porcelain vase was crafted in China in the Qing Dynasty during the reign of Emperor Qianlong (1736-1795).The vase features an archaic Cong-form.The... [Lire la suite]
25 juin 2014

Two blue-glazed cong form vases, Guangxu marks and of the period

Two blue-glazed cong form vases, Guangxu marks and of the period. Photo Bonhams The near pair potted in traditional form comprised of tapered cylindrical mouth and foot rims separated by long rectangular bodies supporting molded elephant head and ring form handles below the shoulders, one displaying a glaze of slightly deeper mottled cobalt hue than the other, the recessed bases both centered by dark blue underglaze six-character marks in standard script (one vase drilled). 11 1/2in (29.3cm) high. Estimate US$ 2,500 - 3,500 (€1,800... [Lire la suite]


30 mai 2014

A fine blue-glazed vase, meiping, Yongzheng Six-Character Mark within Double Circles and of the Period (1723-1735)

A fine blue-glazed vase, meiping, Yongzheng Six-Character Mark within Double Circles and of the Period (1723-1735). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2014. he vase is well potted with high rounded shoulders, tapering to the gently spreading foot. It is covered with an even, brilliant cobalt-blue glaze stopping neatly above the unglazed foot. The interior and the base are covered with a transparent glaze. 10 3/8 in. (26.5 cm.) high, box. Estimate HK$2,800,000 - HK$3,500,000 ($362,804 - $453,504). Price Realized HK$4,240,000 ($549,260) ... [Lire la suite]
29 mai 2014

A blue-glazed pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Qianlong seal mark and of the period

  A blue-glazed pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Qianlong seal mark and of the period. Photo: Bonhams. The exterior all under a deep violet-blue glaze stopping at the white mouth rim and around the spreading foot, the base with an Imperial underglaze-blue zhuanshu seal mark. 32cm high. Estimate HK$ 300,000 - 400,000 (€28,000 - 38,000). Unsold Notes: For examples of blue-glazed vases of this type, compare a similar Qianlong mark and period vase from the Jinguantang collection of T.T. Tsui, sold at Christie's London, 5th... [Lire la suite]
28 mai 2014

A blue-glazed carved 'dragon' bowl, Late Ming Dynasty

A blue-glazed carved 'dragon' bowl, Late Ming Dynasty. Photo: Bonhams. Sturdily potted with deep rounded sides rising from a short cleanly-cut brown-dressed foot, incised on the exterior with a pair of dragons amidst scrolling clouds, covered overall in an attractive deep blue glaze thinning at the gilt mouth rim. 18.5cm diam. Estimate HK$ 50,000 - 80,000 (€4,700 - 7,600). Unsold. Provenance: Carl Kempe Collection, no.806 A related blue-glazed bowl with incised dragon decoration, dated to the late Ming Dynasty, formerly in the... [Lire la suite]
05 mai 2014

A pair of blue-glazed square vases, cong, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period

A pair of blue-glazed square vases, cong, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period. Photo Bonhams. Each modelled after the archaic jade prototype, the square section rising from a short circular foot to a short tapering neck, the rectangular sides applied with a pair of moulded elephant-head handles suspending fixed rings, covered overall in a thick and rich purplish-blue glaze, wood stands. 29cm (11½in) high (4). Estimate £4,000 - 6,000 (€4,900 - 7,300) A very similar single blue-glazed cong vase, Guangxu mark and of the... [Lire la suite]