05 février 2018

A turquoise-ground famille-rose bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Jiaqing period (1796-1820)

Lot 485. A turquoise-ground famille-rose bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Jiaqing period (1796-1820). Height 13 in., 33 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Lot sold 37,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's 2014. the globular body enameled with four large Indian lotus blooms, alternating between two enclosing stylized shou characters in the center flanked by blue dragons, and two blooms enclosing a bud flanked by pink enameled phoenix, all against a network of floral scrolls... [Lire la suite]

31 janvier 2018

A 'famille-rose' bottle vase, Xuantong mark and period (1909-1911)

Lot 404. A 'famille-rose' bottle vase, Xuantong mark and period (1909-1911); height 15 5/8 in., 39.8 cm. Estimate 25,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot Sold 37,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's 2010 the globular body and waisted neck painted with numerous iron-red bats amidst multi-colored clouds, the shoulder painted with a band of stylized lotus scrolls separated by gilt shou characters, all between a ruyi-head border at the flared mouthrim and a band of upright lappets encircling the foot, the... [Lire la suite]
20 janvier 2018

A 'Longquan' 'guan-type' bottle vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 544. A 'Longquan' 'guan-type' bottle vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Estimate 200 — 300 GBP. Lot sold 6,250 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2008 the globular body rising from a short tapering foot to a tall cylindrical neck with everted rolled rim, covered overall in an olive-green glaze suffused with a matrix of crackles, 15.2cm., 6in; together with two celadon-glazed jars. Quantity: 3. Literature: Bo Gyllensvard, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection, Stockholm, 1964,... [Lire la suite]
20 janvier 2018

A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed bottle vase, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 542. A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed bottle vase, Song dynasty (960-1279); 15cm, 5 7/8 in. Estimate 250 — 350 GBP. Lot sold 6,875 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2008 the globular body rising from a short tapering foot to a broad tall neck with everted dished rim, covered overall with a soft bluish-green glaze. Literature: Bo Gyllensvard, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection, Stockholm, 1964, pl. 96. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, London, 05 Nov 2008
20 janvier 2018

A 'Longquan' 'guan-type' bottle vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 529. A 'Longquan' 'guan-type' bottle vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 18cm., 7 1/8 in. Estimate 500 — 750 GBP. Lot sold 12,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2008 the globular body rising from a short tapering foot to a tall cylindrical neck with everted rim, flanked by a pair of tubular handles, covered overall in a bluish-green glaze suffused with a matrix of golden crackles. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, London, 05 Nov 2008
20 janvier 2018

A fine blue glazed bottle vase, Mark and Period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

  Lot 1631. A fine blue glazed bottle vase, Mark and Period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 27 cm., 10 5/8 in. Estimate 3,800,000 — 4,500,000 HKD. Lot Sold 5,780,000 HKD. photo Sotheby's 2009 well potted with an ovoid body set with broad sloping shoulders tapering sharply to a splayed foot, surmounted by a tall cylindrical neck sweeping up to a cupped mouth, the neck collared by a pair of raised horizontal fillets, covered overall in a rich and deep indigo blue, the interior and base glaze white, the base inscribed with a... [Lire la suite]

19 janvier 2018

A blue and white bottle vase, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1620)

Lot 108. A blue and white bottle vase, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1620); 28.2cm., 11 1/8 in. Estimate 7,000 — 9,000 GPB. Lot sold 27,500 GBP.  Photo: Sotheby's 2013  the globular body rising from a short foot to a tapering neck with lipped rim, painted with shaped cartouches variously enclosing peach, pomegranate, peony and chrysanthemum on stools wrapped with brocaded textiles, all below ruyi-shaped lappets decorated with smaller ruyi heads against a diaper ground, the neck... [Lire la suite]
13 janvier 2018

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

Lot 3067. A fine teadust-glazed bottle vase, Incised seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 33.8 cm., 13 3/8  in. Estimate 1,200,000 — 1,500,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,120,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's 2013 superbly potted with a compressed globular body supported on a splayed foot, sweeping up to a broad cylindrical neck and a rounded mouthrim, covered overall with an olive-coloured glaze flecked with a fine yellow mist, the glaze stopping neatly above the... [Lire la suite]
30 décembre 2017

A pair of ormolu-mounted flambé-glazed bottle vases, 18th century

Lot 224. A pair of ormolu-mounted flambé-glazed bottle vases, 18th century; 8¼ in. (20.8 cm.) high overall. Estimate £2,000 – £4,000 ($3,194 – $6,388). Price Realized  £2,750 ($4,392). © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014 The vases are covered in a crackled deep red and lavender streaked glaze thinning to a mushroom tone at the rims. Each vase fixed on an ormolu base.  Christie’s. CHINESE CERAMICS, WORKS OF ART AND TEXTILES PART I, 4 November 2014, London, South Kensington
30 décembre 2017

A flambé-glazed bottle vase, Yongzheng four-character seal mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 226. A flambé-glazed bottle vase, Yongzheng four-character seal mark and of the period (1723-1735); 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high. Estimate £3,000 – £5,000 ($4,791 – $7,985). Price Realized  £23,750 ($37,929). ©  Christie’s Image Ltd 2014 The vase is sturdily potted with a long slender neck and bulbous body and is covered in a vibrant pinkish-purple glaze streaked with cream and suffused with a subtle web of crackles.  Christie’s. CHINESE CERAMICS, WORKS OF ART AND TEXTILES PART I, 4... [Lire la suite]