19 avril 2019

A pair of blue and white 'Kraak' bottle vases, first quarter 17th century

Lot 25. A pair of blue and white 'Kraak' bottle vases, first quarter 17th century; 11 ¼ in. (28.5 cm.) high. USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 4,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Decorated with panels of mythical beasts alternating with flowering plants, all in a soft, washy underglaze blue. Literature: William R. Sargent, Chinese Porcelain in the Conde Collection, Madrid, 2014, p. 66, no. 3. Christie's. The Tibor Collection: A Noble Eye for Chinese Export, New... [Lire la suite]

19 avril 2019

A pair of blue and white bottle vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 20. A pair of blue and white bottle vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 11 5/8 in. (29.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 8,125. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The rounded bodies decorated with floral cartouches in a formal arrangement between lappet borders, the tapering neck with further lappets. Christie's. The Tibor Collection: A Noble Eye for Chinese Export, New York, 10 April 2019
19 avril 2019

A pair of blue and white bottle vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 70. A pair of blue and white bottle vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 10 ½ in. (26.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 21,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. With peony mark on the bases, the slender necks above 'antiques' and tasseled lanterns. Christie's. The Tibor Collection: A Noble Eye for Chinese Export, New York, 10 April 2019
08 avril 2019

A very rare famille-rose cloisonné-imitation bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

  Lot 3615. A very rare famille-rose cloisonné-imitation bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 34 cm, 13 3/8  in. Estimate 800,000 — 1,200,000 HKD. Lot sold 2,500,000 HKD (322,025 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the baluster body surmounted by a tall cylindrical neck flaring towards the rim, set with a pair of gilt brown-glazed archaistic dragon handles in openwork, ornately painted on the exterior with four roundels formed from a large lotus bloom wreathed... [Lire la suite]
05 avril 2019

A fine and rare blue-glazed bottle vase, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3658. A fine and rare blue-glazed bottle vase, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 33.2 cm, 13 in. Estimate 1,500,000 — 2,500,000 HKD. Lot sold 4,000,000 HKD (515,240 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. sturdily potted with a globular body resting on a recessed base and surmounted by a tall neck flaring at the rim, the exterior covered with a rich lapis glaze thinning slightly beneath the white-edged rim and ending neatly above the unglazed footring, the interior and recessed... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2019

A ‘Robin’s Egg’ Glazed Bottle Vase, Yongzheng Period, 1723-1735

Lot 3512. A ‘Robin’s Egg’ Glazed Bottle Vase, Yongzheng Period, 1723-1735. H 37.5cm. Estimate HKD 1,000,000 - 1,500,000 (USD 127,406 - 191,109). Lot sold HKD 1,652,000 (USD 210,415). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited. The vase is well potted with a globular body moulded around the shoulder with seven bosses below a stepped band. Supporting the tall waisted neck encircled mid-way by double bow-strings and surmounted by a galleried mouth rim, the vase is all raised on a spreading domed foot. The vase is... [Lire la suite]

27 mars 2019

A ‘Flambé’ Glazed Bottle Vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark and period, 1736-1795

Lot 3510. A ‘Flambé’ Glazed Bottle Vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark and period, 1736-1795. H 47.3cm. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - ,000,000 (USD 191,109 - 254,812). Lot sold HKD 2,478,000 (USD 315,623). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited. The vase is potted in elegant pear-shaped form that supported on a slightly splayed foot, then gently rising to a tall tubular neck. The vase is covered with a rich purplish-raspberry glaze feathered with milky-blue, draining from the rim leaving a cream coloured... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2019

A Very Fine Ru-Type Bottle Vase, Qianlong Period, 1736-1795

Lot 3513. A Very Fine Ru-Type Bottle Vase, Qianlong Period, 1736-1795. H 37.3cm. Estimate HKD 3,500,000 - 4,500,000 (USD 445,988 - 573,413). Lot sold HKD 12,744,000 (USD 1,623,203). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited The present vase is superbly potted with a slightly compressed globular body springing from a flared foot. It is decorated gracefully with a slender waisted neck. Provenance: 1. Acquired in China, 18862. Christie's New York, 21 March 2002, lot 2373. Important Private... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2019

A fine Ming-style blue and white bottle vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 527. A fine Ming-style blue and white bottle vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Height 14 3/4  in., 37.5 cm. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 USD. Lot sold 325,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the globular body rising from a spreading foot to a tall, elegant waisted neck, finely painted in rich 'heaped and piled' cobalt-blue tones with a composite flower scroll band, all between lotus-lappet and classic scroll bands at the base and a ruyi band at the... [Lire la suite]
16 mars 2019

A 'Cizhou' sgraffiato bottle vase, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 643. A 'Cizhou' sgraffiato bottle vase, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368). Height 7 7/8 in., 20 cm. Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000. Lot Sold 9,375 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the broad, teardrop-shaped body supported on a straight foot and rising to a waisted neck and flaring rim, the body covered in cream-colored glaze cut away leaving three registers of scrolling foliate stems issuing lush peony blossoms all reserved against a taupe-glazed ground, classic scroll bands dividing the 'floral' registers, the rim and... [Lire la suite]