18 avril 2015

A blue and white bottle vase, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

A blue and white bottle vase, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 GBP (2,713 - 4,070 EUR). Photo courtesy Sotheby's. he pear-shaped body rising from a tapering foot to a waisted neck flaring at the rim, the exterior painted with panels enclosing stylised floral sprays, all below a wide band of further floral sprays, Japanese wood box;together with a Zhangzhou polychrome-decorated bottle vase, Japanese wood box inscribed by Fujiō Koyama. Quantité: 4... [Lire la suite]

18 avril 2015

A ‘Cizhou’ painted and turquoise-glazed bottle vase, Ming dynasty

A ‘Cizhou’ painted and turquoise-glazed bottle vase, Ming dynasty. Estimate 1,500 — 2,000 GBP (2,035 - 2,713 EUR). Photo courtesy Sotheby's. the pear-shaped body rising from a splayed foot to a tall cylindrical neck with lipped rim, boldly painted with a wide band of floral scroll, the neck with overlapping lotus lappets and a criss-cross band, all divided by double lines, covered overall in a rich turquoise glaze, Japanese wood box. Quantité: 2 - 17.5cm., 6 7/8 in. Sotheby's. The... [Lire la suite]
18 avril 2015

A pair of red glass bottle vases, Qing dynasty, 19th century

A pair of red glass bottle vases, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Estimate HK$120,000-150,000  ($16,000-19,000). Unsold. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each vase with a globular body rises to a tall cylindrical neck, all supported on a short foot ring. The translucent metal is of an even rich ruby-red tone. 12 in. (30.5 cm.) high, stands, box (2). Property from the collection of Geronimo Berenguer De Los Reyes, Jr. Christie's. THE PAVILION SALE - CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 6 April... [Lire la suite]
17 avril 2015

A blue glass bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

A blue glass bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Estimate HK$80,000 - HK$120,000 ($10,369 - $15,553). Price Realized HK$87,500 ($11,341). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vase has a globular body that rises to a slightly flared neck. The semi-translucent glass is of an azure-blue tone. 9 3/4 in. (24.7 cm.) high, box  Provenance: P. C. Lu & Sons Ltd., Hong Kong  Property from the collection of Geronimo Berenguer De Los Reyes, Jr. Note: Compare with a similar vase... [Lire la suite]
17 avril 2015

An opaque red-overlay yellow glass bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

An opaque red-overlay yellow glass bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Estimate HK$60,000 - HK$80,000 ($7,777 - $10,369- $15,553). Price Realized HK$75,000 ($9,721). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The thick-walled vase is carved through the red outer layer to the golden-yellow body with floral sprays and rockwork on the bulbous body, beneath a chilong on the tall tubular neck. 6.5 in. (16.7 cm.) high  Provenance: P. C. Lu & Sons Ltd., Hong Kong  Property from... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2015

A blue-ground gilt-decorated bottle vase, Guangxu six-character mark and of the period (1875-1908)

A blue-ground gilt-decorated bottle vase, Guangxu six-character mark and of the period (1875-1908). Estimate HK$60,000 - HK$80,000 ($7,777 - $10,369). Price Realized HK$187,500 ($24,302). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The globular body and waisted neck are decorated in gilt reserved on a rich blue ground with variously decorated medallions set between a petal-lappet border at the foot, a band of flower scroll and Shou characters on the shoulder, and ruyi and key-fret bands at the neck. 15... [Lire la suite]


09 avril 2015

A fine teadust-glazed bottle vase, Incised seal mark and period of Qianlong

A fine teadust-glazed bottle vase, Incised seal mark and period of Qianlong. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000  HKD. Lot sold 750,000  HKD (89,144 EUR). Photo courtesy Sotheby's sturdily potted with a compressed globular body rising from a splayed foot to a tall tubular neck, applied overall with an olive-coloured glaze flecked with a fine golden-yellow mist, thinning to brown at the mouthrim, the footring dressed in a dark wash, the recessed base incised with a six-character seal mark... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2015

An extremely fine and rare lavender-glazed bottle vase, Mark and period of Yongzheng

An extremely fine and rare lavender-glazed bottle vase, Mark and period of Yongzheng. Estimate 10,000,000 — 15,000,000 HKD (1,140,158 - 1,710,238 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. exquisitely potted with a compressed globular body rising from a slightly splayed foot to a tall slender tapered neck and a wide galleried mouthrim, the body encircled by two slightly raised ribs, covered overall save for the interior and underside with an even rich opaque bluish-lavender glaze, the base inscribed in underglaze... [Lire la suite]
24 mars 2015

A pale celadon-glazed stoneware bottle vase, China, Sui dynasty (AD 581-618)

A pale celadon-glazed stoneware bottle vase, China, Sui dynasty (AD 581-618). Estimate $4,000 - $6,000. Price Realized $8,125. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 With rounded ovoid body and tall narrow neck rising to an everted rim, covered with a crackle-suffused glaze of olive tone ending in an irregular line to expose the buff ware, the base inscribed with a character - 9 ¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high, box Provenance: The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, before 1993. Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2015

An unusually large Dehua bottle vase, China, late Ming-early Qing dynasty, 17th century

An unusually large Dehua bottle vase, China, late Ming-early Qing dynasty, 17th century. Estimate $10,000 - $15,000. Price Realized $43,750. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 With globular body and tall cylindrical neck, covered inside and out with a creamy white glaze - 13 7/8 in. (35.3 cm.) high, wood stand  The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York. Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH PART III - CHINESE WORKS OF ART: QING CERAMICS, GLASS AND JADE CARVINGS, 19 March... [Lire la suite]