20 janvier 2022

A pair of ormolu-mounted Chinese porcelain blue and white bottle vases

  Lot 68. A pair of ormolu-mounted Chinese porcelain blue and white bottle vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 11 in. (28 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. © Christie's 2022 The pear-form vases with panels of stylized flower-heads, the elongated necks with blossoms on scrolling vine, the ormolu mounts with gadrooned bands. Christie's. The Collection of Pierre Durand, New York, 27 January 2022 

08 janvier 2022

A large blue-glazed bottle vase, Late Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Lot 107. A large blue-glazed bottle vase, Late Qing dynasty (1644-1911); 22 1⁄2 in. (57.2 cm.) high. Price Realised USD 35,000 (Estimate USD 3,000- USD 5,000). © Christie's 2021 Provenance: E & J Frankel Ltd., New York, according to label. Christie's. Art of China and Japan, New York, 1 Dec - 14 Dec 2021
06 janvier 2022

A teadust-glazed bottle vase, Guangxu incised six-character mark and of the period (1875-1908)

Lot 87. A teadust-glazed bottle vase, Guangxu incised six-character mark and of the period (1875-1908); 12 3⁄4 in. (32.5 cm.) high. Price Realised USD 25,000 (Estimate USD 3,000- USD 5,000). © Christie's 2021 Provenance: Acquired in Florida, 1988. Christie's. Art of China and Japan, New York, 1 Dec - 14 Dec 2021
03 janvier 2022

A turquoise-glazed bottle vase, 18th-19th century

Lot 49. A turquoise-glazed bottle vase, 18th-19th century; 11 3⁄4 in. (30 cm.) high. Price Realised USD 7,500 (Estimate USD 2,500 - USD 3,500). © Christie's 2021 Sold by the Yale University Art Gallery to benefit acquisition funds. Provenance: Florence Baiz van Volkenburgh (d. 1940) Collection, New York.Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, accessioned in 1940. Christie's. Art of China and Japan, New York, 1 Dec - 14 Dec 2021
03 janvier 2022

A copper-red-glazed bottle vase, 18th-19th century

  Lot 48. A copper-red-glazed bottle vase, 18th-19th century; 10 7⁄8 in. (27.7 cm.) high. Price Realised USD 7,500 (Estimate USD 2,500 - USD 3,500). © Christie's 2021 Sold by the Yale University Art Gallery to benefit acquisition funds. Provenance: Florence Baiz van Volkenburgh (d. 1940) Collection, New York.Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, accessioned in 1940. Christie's. Art of China and Japan, New York, 1 Dec - 14 Dec 2021
20 décembre 2021

A fine blue and white ‘Ming-style’ bottle vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795

Lot 2919. A fine blue and white ‘Ming-style’ bottle vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 14 3⁄4 in. (37.5 cm.) high. Price realised HKD 2,125,000 (Estimate HKD 1,200,000 - HKD 1,800,000). © Christie's 2021 The globular body is decorated with a band of composite floral scrolls above stylised lappets, all below a band of ruyi-heads and a further floral band to the shoulder. The neck is decorated with stiff leaves below a band of crashing... [Lire la suite]

25 octobre 2021

A very rare pair of small guan-type bottle vases, Seal marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3. A very rare pair of small guan-type bottle vases, Seal marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 14.3 cm. Lot sold: 5,015,000 HKD (Estimate: 800,000 - 1,200,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2021 each exquisitely potted with a globular body rising from a short straight foot to a cylindrical neck and an everted rim, covered overall in an even unctuous pale grayish-blue glaze suffused with a fine network of dark and light crackles, the foot pierced to two sides, the footring applied with dark... [Lire la suite]
24 octobre 2021

A rare small teadust-glazed bottle vase, Qianlong incised six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

  Lot 872. A rare small teadust-glazed bottle vase, Qianlong incised six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm.) high. Price realised USD 137,500 (Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000). © Christie's 2021 The bulbous body is raised on a short splayed foot and tapers to a long neck below the galleried rim. The vase is covered overall with a speckled glaze of dark olive-green color. Provenance: Spink & Son Ltd., London, (according to label).In the United States prior to... [Lire la suite]
24 octobre 2021

A copper-red and underglaze-blue-decorated bottle vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 865. A copper-red and underglaze-blue-decorated bottle vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm.) high. Price realised USD 37,500 (Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000). © Christie's 2021 The bulbous body is molded with vertical ribs and decorated with three roundels, two roundels with a phoenix and one roundel with a signature Qingyunju ya wan (elegant plaything of the dewlling place of blue sky) and two seals. The neck is encircled by a scaly three-clawed dragon, and the spreading... [Lire la suite]
04 octobre 2021

A large blue and white bottle vase, Late Jiajing-early Wanli period, 16th century

Lot 854. A large blue and white bottle vase, Late Jiajing-early Wanli period, 16th century; 20 3/8 in. (51.8 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 40,000. © Christie's 2021 The pear-shaped body is decorated with four ferocious qilin divided by flames, all between bands of ruyi heads. The neck is decorated with two peacocks amidst peony blossoms below a band of upright lappets on the flaring mouth. Property of the Collection of Peter... [Lire la suite]