20 mars 2015

An unusually large Dehua bottle vase, China, late Ming-early Qing dynasty, 17th century

An unusually large Dehua bottle vase, China, late Ming-early Qing dynasty, 17th century. Estimate $10,000 - $15,000. Price Realized $43,750. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 With globular body and tall cylindrical neck, covered inside and out with a creamy white glaze - 13 7/8 in. (35.3 cm.) high, wood stand  The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York. Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH PART III - CHINESE WORKS OF ART: QING CERAMICS, GLASS AND JADE CARVINGS, 19 March... [Lire la suite]

19 mars 2015

A small mottled-red 'realgar' glass bottle vase, China, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

A small mottled-red 'realgar' glass bottle vase, China, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000. Price Realized $18,750. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Imitating realgar, with tall cylindrical neck and compressed bulbous body, the opaque glass of pale red color swirled with milky grey and dark red markings - 6 in. (15.5 cm.) high The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York  Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH PART III - CHINESE WORKS OF ART: QING CERAMICS, GLASS... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2015

A yellow glass bottle vase, China, Qing dynasty, Qianlong four-character wheel-cut mark within a square and of the period

A yellow glass bottle vase, China, Qing dynasty, Qianlong four-character wheel-cut mark within a square and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate $12,000 - $18,000. Price Realized $75,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The thick-walled vase with tapering, high-shouldered body surmounted by a tall, cylindrical neck, the opaque glass of lemon-yellow color - 9 ½ in. (24 cm.) high The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH PART III - CHINESE WORKS... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2015

A rare garnet-red glass bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng four-character wheel-cut mark within a square and of the period

A rare garnet-red glass bottle vase, China, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng four-character wheel-cut mark within a square and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate $300,000 – $500,000. Price Realized $233,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Provenance: The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, before 1997. Literature: C. Brown and D. Rabiner, Clear as Crystal, Red as Flame, China Institute, New York, 1990, p. 55, no. 18. Exhibited: C. Brown and D. Rabiner, Clear as Crystal, Red as Flame, China Institute, New York,... [Lire la suite]
15 mars 2015

A Cizhou-type white bottle vase, China, possibly Yuan-Ming Dynasty

A Cizhou-type white bottle vase, China, possibly Yuan-Ming Dynasty. Estimate USD 1,000 - 1,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The body tapering below and above a median ridge, with a raised band encircling the lower body and a bow-string band at the base of the tall neck that tapers to a trumpet-shaped mouth, covered with a clear glaze over a white slip; 6 ¾ in. (17.5 cm.) high, box Property from the Private Collection of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2015

A rare blue-glazed bottle vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3121. A rare blue-glazed bottle vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 14 3/8 in. (36.5 cm.) high. Estimate $100,000 – $150,000. Price realised $112,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vase has a compressed globular body and a tall neck that flares at the rim, and is covered on the exterior with a glaze of rich, dark blue color in contrast to the white interior.  Provenance: Vallin Galleries, Connecticut, late 1990s. ... [Lire la suite]

13 mars 2015

An unusual celadon-glazed bottle vase, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

An unusual celadon-glazed bottle vase, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate $10,000 – $15,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The compressed body raised on a short, waisted foot and carved with peony scroll beneath the tall cylindrical neck carved with a chilong grasping a lingzhi stem; 9 ½ in. (24.2 cm.) high CHRISTIE'S. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH PART III - CHINESE WORKS OF ART: QING CERAMICS, GLASS AND JADE CARVINGS, 19 March 2015, New York,... [Lire la suite]
13 mars 2015

An unusually large Dehua bottle vase, China, late Ming-early Qing dynasty, 17th century

An unusually large Dehua bottle vase, China, late Ming-early Qing dynasty, 17th century. Estimate $10,000 – $15,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 With globular body and tall cylindrical neck, covered inside and out with a creamy white glaze; 13 7/8 in. (35.3 cm.) high, wood stand CHRISTIE'S. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH PART III - CHINESE WORKS OF ART: QING CERAMICS, GLASS AND JADE CARVINGS, 19 March 2015, New York, Rockefeller Plaza. 
13 mars 2015

A large brownish-black-glazed bottle vase, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

A large brownish-black-glazed bottle vase, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate $10,000 – $15,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 With tall, slender neck and globular body, the exterior covered in a lustrous black glaze in contrast to the white rim and interior; 17 ½ in. (44.4 cm.) high, wood stand Provenance: The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, before 1977. CHRISTIE'S. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH PART III - CHINESE WORKS OF ART: QING CERAMICS, GLASS AND... [Lire la suite]
13 mars 2015

A large mirror-black glazed, bottle vase, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

A large mirror-black glazed, bottle vase, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate $12,000 – $18,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The tall, slender vase covered on the exterior in a thick black glaze, with faint traces of gilt decoration; 18 in. (45.7 cm.) high, wood stand  Provenance: The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, before 1977. CHRISTIE'S. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH PART III - CHINESE WORKS OF ART: QING CERAMICS, GLASS AND JADE CARVINGS, 19... [Lire la suite]