23 avril 2018

A blue and white bottle vase and a dish for the Portuguese market, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period, circa 1540-1550

Lot 57. An extremely rare blue and white dish for the Portuguese market, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period, circa 1540-1550; 31.6cm, 12in., diam. Estimate 8,000—12,000 GBP. Lot Sold 30,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2011 the rounded sides rising from a straight foot, painted in underglaze cobalt-blue to the interior with a central medallion enclosing two Buddhist lions with beribboned brocade balls encircled by a trellis border at the rim, the exterior with IHS monogram medallions, the armillary sphere, and roundels... [Lire la suite]

21 avril 2018

Dutch Delft at Sotheby's London, 01 May 2018

Lot 213. A Dutch Delft blue and white double gourd vase, 1685-1700; 29.5cm., 11 5/8 in. high. Estimate 1,000 — 1,500 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. painted in Kangxi style with continuous panels of birds perched in flowering branches, the shoulder painted with a band of foliate scrolls reserving cartouches of flowers, blue GK monogram for Gerrit Pietersz Kam of Drie Postelyne Astonne (The Three Porcelain Ash-Barrels) factory, or De Paeuw (The Peacock) factory. ... [Lire la suite]
19 avril 2018

A copper-red bottle vase, yuhuchun ping, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 25. A copper-red bottle vase, yuhuchun ping, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795); 30 cm, 12 in. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. the rounded sides rising from a spreading foot to a waisted neck and everted rim, richly applied on the exterior with a deep copper-red glaze, the base with a seal mark in underglaze blue. This vase is notable for its vibrant copper-red glaze, the even tone which accentuates the graceful curves of its profile. Copper was... [Lire la suite]
04 avril 2018

A teadust-glazed bottle vase, mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3666. A teadust-glazed bottle vase, mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 19 cm, 7 1/2  in. Estimate 180,000 — 250,000 HKD. Lot sold 300,000 HKD (38,223 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's 2018.  with a compressed globular body surmounted by a tall tubular neck and galleried mouth-rim, all supported on a short splayed foot, covered overall in an olive-coloured glaze flecked with a fine yellow mist, the base with a six-character seal mark beneath a brown dressing. Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2018

A fine and very rare lavender-glazed bottle vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 2119. A fine and very rare lavender-glazed bottle vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark and of the period (1723-1735); 6 in. (15.2 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000. Price realised HKD 5,300,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012  The vase is exquisitely potted with the angled shoulder tapering to a tall slim cylindrical neck. It is covered overall with a soft lavender glaze with the exception of the base bearing the seal mark written in three vertical lines... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2018

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

Lot 2314. A fine 'eel-skin' glazed bottle vase, Qianlong impressed six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 7¼ in. (18.4 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 800,000. Price realised HKD 920,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012  The vase is finely potted with a globular body rising to a long cylindrical neck and terminating in a shallow cup-shaped rim, supported on a stepped foot. It is applied overall with a lustrous yellowish-green glaze with darker... [Lire la suite]
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22 mars 2018

A pair of transparent green octagonal bottle vases, Daoguang incised four-character marks within squares and of the period

Lot 2153. A pair of transparent green octagonal bottle vases, Daoguang incised four-character marks within squares and of the period (1821-1850); 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 250,000 - HKD 350,000. Price realised HKD 312,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012  Each vase is faceted into eight sides, supported on a straight foot and rising to a long neck of conforming shape. The material is of a transparent emerald-green tone (2).  Property from the Collection... [Lire la suite]
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22 mars 2018

A rare pair of ruby-red-overlay snowflake glass bottle vases, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 2134. A rare pair of ruby-red-overlay snowflake glass bottle vases, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 10 in. (25.4 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 250,000 - HKD 350,000. Price realised HKD 500,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012 Each globular body is finely carved through the ruby-red overlay to the snowflake ground with a scene of Liu Hai teasing a three-legged toad with a string of cash in the far distance, and in the near distance Shoulao is standing on a mountain path followed by his attendant.... [Lire la suite]
21 mars 2018

A fine and rare small ge bottle vase, Ming dynasty (1368-1644) 

Lot 3234. A fine and rare small ge bottle vase, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 5 1/2 in. (14 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 500,000. Price realised HKD 1,180,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014  The vase is well potted with a compressed body raised on a short cylindrical foot ring and tapers to a long neck terminating in a small slightly lipped mouth, Japanese wood box.   Property of the Yiqingge Collection Note: Compare with two earlier examples of this shape from the... [Lire la suite]
21 mars 2018

An unusual pair of Longquan celadon bottle vases, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century 

Lot 2237. An unusual pair of Longquan celadon bottle vases, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century; 12 1/2 in. (31.9 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000. Price realised HKD 1,710,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013  Each vase is well potted of elegant pear shape supported on a slightly spreading circular foot, each with a globular body gently tapering towards a long straight neck everted at the mouth and covered all over in an attractive even light sea-green glaze suffused with a network of... [Lire la suite]