23 mai 2022

A fine blue-ground gilt-decorated bottle vase, Mark and period of Guangxu (1875-1908)

Lot 100. A fine blue-ground gilt-decorated bottle vase, Mark and period of Guangxu (1875-1908); Height 39.2 cm, 15½ in. Lot sold 22,680 GBP (Estimate : 8,000 - 12,000 GBP). © Sotheby's 2022 Height 39.2 cm, 15½ in. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 11 May 2022

02 mars 2022

An extremely rare Jun purple-splashed bottle vase, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (AD 960-1234)

Lot 1039. An extremely rare Jun purple-splashed bottle vase, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (AD 960-1234); 11 3⁄8 in. (28.3 cm.) high, hardwood stand and cloth box. Estimate USD 300,000 – USD 500,000. Price realised USD 882,000. © Christie's 2022 The well-potted pear-shaped vase rises to a tall slender neck gently flaring to the mouth rim, and is covered overall with a pale blue glaze accented with irregular purplish-red splashes. Provenance: The J. M. Hu (1911-1995), Zande Lou Collection.... [Lire la suite]
16 février 2022

Chinese opaque glass bottle vase, Late Qing dynasty (1644-1911) from the Collection of Baroness Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza

Lot 37. A Chinese opaque blue glass bottle vase, Late Qing dynasty (1644-1911); 7 1⁄2 in. (19 cm.) high. Price Realised GBP 2,000 (Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,500). © Christie's 2022 With globular body and cylindrical neck, the underside incised with an apocryphal Qianlong four-character mark. From the Collection of Baroness Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza Lot 39. A large Chinese opaque pink glass bottle vase, Late Qing dynasty (1644-1911); 14 1⁄4 in. (36 cm.)... [Lire la suite]
20 janvier 2022

A pair of ormolu-mounted Chinese porcelain blue and white bottle vases

  Lot 68. A pair of ormolu-mounted Chinese porcelain blue and white bottle vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 11 in. (28 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. © Christie's 2022 The pear-form vases with panels of stylized flower-heads, the elongated necks with blossoms on scrolling vine, the ormolu mounts with gadrooned bands. Christie's. The Collection of Pierre Durand, New York, 27 January 2022 
08 janvier 2022

A large blue-glazed bottle vase, Late Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Lot 107. A large blue-glazed bottle vase, Late Qing dynasty (1644-1911); 22 1⁄2 in. (57.2 cm.) high. Price Realised USD 35,000 (Estimate USD 3,000- USD 5,000). © Christie's 2021 Provenance: E & J Frankel Ltd., New York, according to label. Christie's. Art of China and Japan, New York, 1 Dec - 14 Dec 2021
06 janvier 2022

A teadust-glazed bottle vase, Guangxu incised six-character mark and of the period (1875-1908)

Lot 87. A teadust-glazed bottle vase, Guangxu incised six-character mark and of the period (1875-1908); 12 3⁄4 in. (32.5 cm.) high. Price Realised USD 25,000 (Estimate USD 3,000- USD 5,000). © Christie's 2021 Provenance: Acquired in Florida, 1988. Christie's. Art of China and Japan, New York, 1 Dec - 14 Dec 2021

03 janvier 2022

A turquoise-glazed bottle vase, 18th-19th century

Lot 49. A turquoise-glazed bottle vase, 18th-19th century; 11 3⁄4 in. (30 cm.) high. Price Realised USD 7,500 (Estimate USD 2,500 - USD 3,500). © Christie's 2021 Sold by the Yale University Art Gallery to benefit acquisition funds. Provenance: Florence Baiz van Volkenburgh (d. 1940) Collection, New York.Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, accessioned in 1940. Christie's. Art of China and Japan, New York, 1 Dec - 14 Dec 2021
03 janvier 2022

A copper-red-glazed bottle vase, 18th-19th century

  Lot 48. A copper-red-glazed bottle vase, 18th-19th century; 10 7⁄8 in. (27.7 cm.) high. Price Realised USD 7,500 (Estimate USD 2,500 - USD 3,500). © Christie's 2021 Sold by the Yale University Art Gallery to benefit acquisition funds. Provenance: Florence Baiz van Volkenburgh (d. 1940) Collection, New York.Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, accessioned in 1940. Christie's. Art of China and Japan, New York, 1 Dec - 14 Dec 2021
20 décembre 2021

A fine blue and white ‘Ming-style’ bottle vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795

Lot 2919. A fine blue and white ‘Ming-style’ bottle vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 14 3⁄4 in. (37.5 cm.) high. Price realised HKD 2,125,000 (Estimate HKD 1,200,000 - HKD 1,800,000). © Christie's 2021 The globular body is decorated with a band of composite floral scrolls above stylised lappets, all below a band of ruyi-heads and a further floral band to the shoulder. The neck is decorated with stiff leaves below a band of crashing... [Lire la suite]
25 octobre 2021

A very rare pair of small guan-type bottle vases, Seal marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3. A very rare pair of small guan-type bottle vases, Seal marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 14.3 cm. Lot sold: 5,015,000 HKD (Estimate: 800,000 - 1,200,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2021 each exquisitely potted with a globular body rising from a short straight foot to a cylindrical neck and an everted rim, covered overall in an even unctuous pale grayish-blue glaze suffused with a fine network of dark and light crackles, the foot pierced to two sides, the footring applied with dark... [Lire la suite]