12 juillet 2015

A ruby-red overlay glass bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century

A ruby-red overlay glass bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Estimate  180,000 — 220,000  HKD.  Lot sold. 225,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. he globular body surmounted by a tall cylindrical neck, supported on a splayed foot, the exterior skilfully carved through the pink overlay to the white ground with six large lotus blooms borne on meandering leafy scrolls issuing stylised curling leaves, all between two overlay bands bordering the rim and foot, the white base incised with an apocryphal... [Lire la suite]

12 juillet 2015

A multicoloured overlay yellow glass bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century

A multicoloured overlay yellow glass bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Estimate  250,000 — 350,000  HKD.  Lot sold. 312,500 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. the opaque yellow glass body overlaid with a foliate spray of lotus picked out in translucent green, red, turquoise, orange, or blue overlays, the base wheel-cut with an apocryphal four-character Qianlong reign mark; 19 cm., 7 1/2  in. Sotheby's. CHINESE ART. 01 JUNE 2015 - 02 JUNE 2015 | 3:15 PM HKT... [Lire la suite]
22 juin 2015

A pair of blue glazed bottle vases with gilt medallion decorations, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period

A pair of blue glazed bottle vases with gilt medallion decorations, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period. Estimate US$4,000 - 6,000 (€3,500 - 5,300). Photo: Bonhams. The medallions scattered across the waisted necks and globular bodies including auspicious characters, plants, animals and emblems while shou-characters alternate with composite lotus and leaf sprays within the raised borders on the neck, the powder blue ground also applied on the interior neck and within the tall recessed base where the... [Lire la suite]
22 juin 2015

A yellow and red overlay glass bottle vase, 18th-19th century

A yellow and red overlay glass bottle vase, 18th-19th century. Estimate : US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€2,700 - 4,400). Photo Bonhams. Heavily built, of globular form rising to a slender cylindrical neck, the bright yellow body with numerous pitting, applied with opaque red overlay, carved to present three spirited dragons with long whiskers chasing a flaming jewel amongst clouds, all above a carefully-defined wave band surrounding a circular foot partially wrapped with red overlay to form a low foot ring. 9 7/8in (25.7cm)... [Lire la suite]
02 juin 2015

A fine large blue-glazed bottle vase, tianqiuping, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period

A fine large blue-glazed bottle vase, tianqiuping, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate HK$2,200,000 – HK$3,500,000 ($290,000 - $450,000). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vase is of globular form with bulbous body and cylindrical neck. The exterior is covered with a glaze of rich blue tone thinning to a slightly paler shade below the mouth rim, and pooling in a thick line above the foot. The interior and base are applied with a... [Lire la suite]
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22 mai 2015

A very rare imperial famille rose bottle vase, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period

A very rare imperial famille rose bottle vase, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period. Estimate HK$ 180,000 - 240,000 (€92,000 - 140,000). Photo: Bonhams. Exquisitely enamelled in delicate shades of green, purple, white and red against a striking pure white ground, the compressed globular body rising to a straight neck decorated with a continuous scene featuring narcissus blooms on elegant long leafy stems, lingzhi fungus, and branches of nandina berries, the base with a... [Lire la suite]


18 mai 2015

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

A blue-ground gilt-decorated bottle vase, Guangxu six character mark and of the period. Sold for £30,000 (€41,603). Photo Bonhams The globular body and waisted neck densely painted in gilt with small medallions variously enclosing flowers, cranes, beasts and stylised shou characters, separated by a band to the shoulder enclosing scrolling tendrils and lotus flower heads, with a further band of ruyi-heads to the rim and lappets above the foot. 38.1cm (15in) high Provenance: a European private collection ... [Lire la suite]
18 mai 2015

A 'rouge-de-fer' bottle vase, Kangxi

A 'rouge-de-fer' bottle vase, Kangxi. Sold for £7,500 (€10,400). Photo Bonhams The globular body enamelled in iron red and highlighted in gilt with ruyi-shaped cartouches enclosing large flower heads borne on leafy tendrils, alternated with leafy sprays to the lower register, all beneath a geometric band to the shoulder, the long slender neck decorated with stiff leaves bordered by a stylised floral band to the rim. 44.2cm (17 3/9in) high Provenance: a distinguished European private collection For a related vase... [Lire la suite]
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04 mai 2015

A large gilt-decorated blue-glazed bottle vase, Qing dynasty

  A large gilt-decorated blue-glazed bottle vase, Qing dynasty. Estimate 15,000 — 25,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's of pear shape, covered with a dark blue glaze stopping neatly at the foot, decorated in gilding with peony sprays on the rounded body and the tall, cylindrical neck, the sloping shoulders with a band of upright leaves and a key fret band, all above a lappet border at the foot, the base inscribed with a six-character Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art,... [Lire la suite]
04 mai 2015

A turquoise-glazed and slip-decorated bottle vase, Daoguang seal mark and period

A turquoise-glazed and slip-decorated bottle vase, Daoguang seal mark and period. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's the compressed body rising from a short spreading foot to a tall cylindrical neck, painted in white slip around the exterior with bats suspending wanzi and lotus stems, interspersed by shou characters, all below a band of alternating bats and ruyi heads, and a wan border, the neck similarly decorated, the rim gilt, the base inscribed... [Lire la suite]