26 août 2016

An extremely rare paper-cut resist-decorated Jizhou bottle vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 709. An extremely rare paper-cut resist-decorated Jizhou bottle vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The vase is elegantly potted with a bulbous lower body supported on a short cylindrical foot and tapers to a long neck with an everted rim. The sides are finely decorated in resist technique with paper-cut decoration of two delicate phoenixes in flight, reserved in brown against the finely variegated ground of buff, caramel and dark... [Lire la suite]

26 août 2016

A rare small teadust-glazed bottle vase, Yongzheng four-character incised seal mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 1335. A rare small teadust-glazed bottle vase, Yongzheng four-character incised seal mark and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The vase is covered overall with a finely speckled opaque glaze of rich olive-green color that thins to a brownish-tone shell on the edges of the tubular handles and everted rim. 5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) high Notes: A vase of this rare shape and comparable size (14.5 cm. high), covered with a Ru-type glaze, and with a Yongzheng... [Lire la suite]
23 août 2016

A famille verte bottle vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 873. A famille verte bottle vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. Photo: Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The vase is boldly painted on the exterior with three mythical beasts standing on rock formations emerging from crashing waves. The lower neck is decorated with a pattern of scrolling tendrils set with lotus, pomegranates and peach, beneath a band of ruyi suspending auspicious emblems. 19 7/8 in. (50.4 cm.) high Provenance: Morgan Collection, no. 398/399.John... [Lire la suite]
23 août 2016

A large famille verte bottle vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 872. A large famille verte bottle vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Photo: Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The vase is boldly decorated with three mythical beasts standing on rocks emerging from crashing waves. The lower neck is decorated with a pattern of leafy tendrils bearing lotus, pomegranates and peaches, beneath a ruyi band suspending auspicious emblems. 20 in. (50.9 cm.) high, wood stands Provenance: Morgan Collection, no. 398/399.John D. Rockefeller... [Lire la suite]
21 août 2016

A blue and white bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 250. A blue and white bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the globular body rising to a slender waisted neck, painted with shaped cartouches enclosing lotus scrolls and chrysanthemum florets against a blue ground, all reserved against scattered prunus flowers and scrolling leaves, the neck painted with further shaped cartouches on a ground of prunus florets, with chevron bands at the neck and foot. Height 7 3/4  in., 19.3 cm ... [Lire la suite]
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21 août 2016

A blue and white bottle vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 865. A blue and white bottle vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The bulbous vase is decorated in bright shades of blue with shaped panels enclosing 'antiques' or roses, between bands of alternating large and small ruyi-heads. The tall neck is encircled by one flat and two rounded collars, all painted with decorative bands, beneath upright leaves on the trumpet-form neck. 10 1/8 in. (25.6 cm.) high. Provenance: William Rhinelander... [Lire la suite]

21 août 2016

A blue and white bottle vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 861. A blue and white bottle vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The globular body is decorated with a broad band of leafy composite floral scroll, and the tall neck with inverted lappets and stylized flowers, separated by a bulbous collar. The mouth is bound by a gilt-metal collar. 16 1/8 in. (42.1 cm.) high. Provenance: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1923 (Rogers Fund). Christie's. Collected in America: Chinese... [Lire la suite]
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18 août 2016

A ruby-red transparent glass bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 214. A ruby-red transparent glass bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's of compressed globular form with a tall, tubular neck and raised on a circular foot ring, two inner layers of pink color visible at the rim, the base with a four-character Yongzheng mark within a square. Height 9 3/4  in., 24.8 cm.  Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 13 sept. 2016, 10:30 AM
16 août 2016

Pair of small blue and white porcelain bottle vases, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, 1662 - 1722

Lot 1071. Pair of small blue and white porcelain bottle vases, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, 1662 - 1722. Photo Hampel Height: 12.5 cm. Estimate € 6.500 - 7.500  Hampel. Art d'Asie. jeudi 7 avril 2016 
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11 août 2016

A sancai-glazed pottery, bottle vase, Tang dynasty

Lot 2. A sancai-glazed pottery, bottle vase, Tang dynasty.  Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's the elegant ovoid body rising from a splayed foot to a narrow neck and flared rim, applied with a white slip and splashed with amber, green and transparent glazes over a resist lozenge pattern, partially merging to an olive tone, continuing into the interior of the mouth and stopping unevenly above the foot to reveal the pinkish-buff body, two Japanese wood... [Lire la suite]
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