17 novembre 2019

A Ming-style blue and white bottle vase, Qianlong seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 111. A Ming-style blue and white bottle vase, Qianlong seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 32cm (12 1/2in) high. Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000. Sold for £ 16,312 (€ 19,043). Photo: Bonhams.  The globular body rising from a short spreading foot to a tall elegant waisted neck, finely painted in rich 'heaped and piled' cobalt-blue tones with a composite flower scroll band, all between lotus lappet and 'classic' scroll bands at the base and a ruyi-band at the shoulder, the neck with stiff... [Lire la suite]

03 novembre 2019

A blue and white bottle vase, Transitional period, mid-17th century

Lot 106. A blue and white bottle vase, Transitional period, mid-17th century; 14 ½ in. (36.8 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000 (USD 7,770 - USD 10,360). Price realised GBP 16,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The vase is decorated to the globular body in vibrant tones of cobalt blue with a continuous scene of several officials beside a pavilion, receiving offerings from two attendants, all within a rocky landscape setting. The slender neck is painted with leafy long-stemmed tulip flowers... [Lire la suite]
25 octobre 2019

An intact Kashan blue-glazed bottle vase, Persia, 12th-13th century

Loy 213. An intact Kashan blue-glazed bottle vase, Persia, 12th-13th century; 30.8cm. height. Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 13,750 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the fritware body of globular form with a tall thin neck and rounded mouth, decorated in cobalt blue under a transparent glaze. Proenance: Christie’s London, 27 April 2004, lot 293. Ex- collection Theodor Sehmer (1885-1979). Ex-collection Seppi Mueller, 1971. Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, London, 23 october 2019
17 octobre 2019

A Large Blue-Glazed Bottle Vase, Tianqiuping, Qianlong Period, 1736-1795

Lot 3323. A Large Blue-Glazed Bottle Vase, Tianqiuping, Qianlong Period, 1736-1795. H 56cm. Estimate HKD 4,000,000 - 6,000,000 (USD 509,812 - 764,718). Sold Price: HKD 6,136,000 (USD 782,052). © Poly Auction Hong Kong. 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]
05 octobre 2019

A grisaille-enameled faux-marble bottle vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 934. A grisaille-enameled faux-marble bottle vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Height 16 in., 40.6 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Lot sold 8,125 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the ovoid body rising from a splayed foot to a long slender neck, with three roundels reserved on a ground of swirling grisaille, sepia, and shades of iron red simulating marble, the circular scenes finely painted with familial gatherings, the borders, rim, and foot all highlighted... [Lire la suite]
26 septembre 2019

A small celadon-glazed 'Longquan' bottle vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 776. A small celadon-glazed 'Longquan' bottle vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Height 5 3/8  in., 13.6 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Lot sold 43,750 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the pear shaped body set over a slightly tapered foot and rising to a tall cylindrical neck and galleried rim, covered overall in an even blue-green glaze save for the footring. Provenance: Collection of Edward T. Chow (1910-1980).Sotheby's Paris, 12th June 2013, lot 2. Note:... [Lire la suite]

25 septembre 2019

A 'Guan'-type bottle vase, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644

Lot 730. A 'Guan'-type bottle vase, Yuan-Ming dynasty . Height 9 7/8  in., 25. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot sold 8,750 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the pear-shaped body rising from a short tapering foot to a tall cylindrical neck with lipped rim, covered overall with a pale beige glaze suffused with a matrix of golden crackles. Provenance: Collection of Russell M. Tyson (1867-1963).Bequest to the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, in 1964 (acc. no. 1964.1077). ... [Lire la suite]
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07 septembre 2019

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

Lot 630. A teadust-glazed bottle vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Height 13 in., 33 cm. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 USD. © Sotheby's.  stoutly potted with the compressed globular body rising from a splayed foot to a tall cylindrical neck, applied overall with a mottled olive-green glaze flecked with a fine golden-yellow mist, the foot ring dressed in a dark wash, the base incised with a six-character seal mark reserved in a square beneath a brown glaze. Provenance:... [Lire la suite]
07 septembre 2019

A fine and rare Ru-type bottle vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 627. A fine and rare Ru-type bottle vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Height 10 1/2  in., 26.6 cm. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 USD. Lot Sold 312,500 USD. © Sotheby's.  elegantly potted with a compressed globular body sweeping up to a tall cylindrical neck with a straight mouth, all supported on a short splayed foot, covered overall in a thick pale blue-gray glaze suffused throughout with a fine network of craquelure, the foot dressed in a brown wash... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2019

A rare 'Yaozhou' bottle vase, Northern Song-Jin dynasty 

Lot 652. A rare 'Yaozhou' bottle vase, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Height 6 1/2  in., 16.5 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. © Sotheby's. of elegant pear shape, the rounded body tapering into a waisted neck and sweeping out to a trumpet mouth, supported on a low, neatly cut foot, all covered in a translucent olive glaze permeated with a network of fine crackle, the glaze stopping neatly above the foot revealing the buff gray body, the recessed base partially... [Lire la suite]