15 novembre 2016

A rare copper-red-glazed bottle vase, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 3. A rare copper-red-glazed bottle vase, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate HK$ 800,000 - 1,200,000 (€96,000 - 140,000). Photo: Bonhams. The compressed pear-shaped body elegantly rising from a slightly spreading foot to a tall cylindrical neck beneath a lightly flared mouth, richly applied to the exterior with an even copper-red glaze stopping neatly at the rim and foot. 23.3cm (8 7/8in) high. Provenance: Almira Goodsell Rockefeller (1844-1920), wife of William A.... [Lire la suite]

13 novembre 2016

A Famille-Verte ‘water margin’ bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 217. A Famille-Verte ‘water margin’ bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 1,000 — 1,500 GBP. Lot sold 2,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. of pear shape, painted with three equestrian warriors in a landscape, the neck with two armed figures accompanied by inscriptions, the base hollowed, wood stand. Quantity: 2 - 35 cm, 13¾ in.. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 09 Nov 2016
13 novembre 2016

A blue-glazed bottle vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 178. A blue-glazed bottle vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 7,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. the pear-shaped body rising from a slightly splayed foot, to a tall tubular neck, covered in an even deep blue glaze draining to white at the rim, stopping neatly above the foot, the base left white and inscribed in underglaze blue with a seal mark; 44 cm, 17 1/4  in. Provenance: Collection of Christina Loke Balsara. Sotheby's. Important... [Lire la suite]
06 novembre 2016

A blue and white bottle vase, circa 1640

Lot 337. A blue and white bottle vase, circa 1640. Estimate GBP 8,000 — 12,000. Photo Sotheby's. the globular body rising from a short tapering foot to a tall slightly waisted neck and flaring mouth, painted around the exterior in rich cobalt-blue tones with a presentation to an official within a garden, all below a band of stylised flowers at the neck; 37 cm, 14 1/2  in. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 09 nov. 2016, 11:30 AM
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06 novembre 2016

A blue and white bottle vase, circa 1640

Lot 336. A blue and white bottle vase, circa 1640. Estimate GBP 8,000 — 12,000. Photo Sotheby's. the globular body rising from a short spreading foot to a tall slightly waisted neck and flaring mouth, painted around the exterior in rich cobalt-blue tones with scholars seated conversing in a garden, all below a band of stylised flowers at the neck: 38 cm, 15 in. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 09 nov. 2016, 11:30 AM
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30 octobre 2016

A copper-red and gilt-decorated bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 145. A copper-red and gilt-decorated bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the pair to the preceding lot, the pear-shaped body rising from a short tapering foot to a tall neck with everted rim, painted with three recumbent mythical beasts in soft copper-red silhouettes mottled with emerald green, their eyes picked out in underglaze blue and the details highlighted in gilding, the rim with a gilt ruyi band, 40.5 cm, 16... [Lire la suite]

30 octobre 2016

A copper-red and gilt-decorated bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 144. A copper-red and gilt-decorated bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the pear-shaped body rising from a short tapering foot to a tall neck with everted rim, painted with three recumbent mythical beasts in soft copper-red silhouettes mottled with emerald green, their eyes picked out in underglaze blue and the details highlighted in gilding, the rim with a gilt ruyi band; 40.5 cm, 16 in. Notes: This vase is notable... [Lire la suite]
29 octobre 2016

An 'eel-skin'-glazed bottle vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 46. An 'eel-skin'-glazed bottle vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795).  Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000  (USD 12,180 - USD 18,270). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. The exterior and base are decorated with a yellowish olive-green glaze with darker speckles, supported on a short foot. 8 ½ in. (21.6 cm.) high. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 8 November 2016, London, King Street
25 octobre 2016

A rare Guan-type bottle vase, Yuan dynasty (1279–1368)

Lot 119. A rare Guan-type bottle vase, Yuan dynasty (1279–1368). Estimate 12,000 — 18,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's  the compressed globular body rising from a short partly recessed foot to a tall cylindrical neck, covered overall in a thick soft bluish-grey glaze suffused with a matrix of crackles, the glaze falling short of the footring to reveal the dark purplish-brown body; 17 cm, 6 3/4  in. Provenance: Sotheby's London, 12th May 2010, lot 49.  Sotheby's. Important Chinese... [Lire la suite]
19 octobre 2016

A blue and white bottle vase, yuhuchunping, Daoguang seal mark and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 41. A blue and white bottle vase, yuhuchunping, Daoguang seal mark and of the period (1821-1850). Estimate £6,000 - 8,000 (€6,700 - 9,000). Photo: Bonhams. The globular body painted around the exterior with plantain and bamboo growing beside rocks on grassy mounds, all beneath a band of foliate scroll between upright plantain leaves and a pendent ruyi collar at the waisted neck, the base with a band of lotus lappets encircling the splayed foot. 28.8cm (11 3/8in) high.  Provenance: a North American private... [Lire la suite]