11 octobre 2016

An extremely fine and rare carved celadon-glazed double-gourd vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

 Lot 3609. An extremely fine and rare carved celadon-glazed double-gourd vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Estimate 15,000,000 — 20,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 18,080,000 HK. Photo Sotheby's. exquisitely potted with a globular lower bulb rising from a short splayed foot to a slender waisted neck and a small bulbous upper bulb tapering to a small mouthrim, flanked by a pair of undulating strap handles extending from the upper bulb and terminating with a pair of ruyi heads on the shoulder,... [Lire la suite]

31 août 2016

An exceptionally large and rare carved celadon-glazed 'dragon' vase, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 253. An exceptionally large and rare carved celadon-glazed 'dragon' vase, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.   of monumental size, the ovoid body rising from a splayed foot and sweeping up to a waisted neck, the exterior crisply carved overall in varying levels of relief with a lively and unusual scene of five three-clawed dragons, the principal dragon centered and full-frontal flanked by four striding dragons,... [Lire la suite]
20 juillet 2016

A large carved celadon-glazed vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 586. A large carved celadon-glazed vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 HKD. Lot sold 75,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's the ovoid body rising from a spreading foot to a waisted neck and flared mouth, carved with archaistic kuidragons with bodies arranged in angular scrollwork, all below upright leaves encircling the neck, covered in a celadon glaze pooling to a darker green in the recesses; 51 cm., 20 in.  Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 03 Dec... [Lire la suite]
18 juillet 2016

A carved celadon-glazed 'Kui Dragon' jar, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 415. A carved celadon-glazed 'Kui Dragon' jar, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 HKD. Unsold. Photo: Sotheby's  of baluster form with high shoulders, finely carved with kui dragons in dynamic poses around the vessel, their highly stylised bodies studded with tiny bosses terminating in bifurcated tails, all set between a wan symbol band below the lipped rim and upright lotus petals around the foot, the glaze of a rich olive-green... [Lire la suite]
27 avril 2015

A carved celadon-glazed 'Lotus' brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

A carved celadon-glazed 'Lotus' brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. Estimate £8,000 — 12,000 (10,852 - 16,278 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. carved around the slightly waisted cylindrical body with leafy scrolling lotus, covered overall with a pale celadon glaze, the recessed base painted with an artemesia leaf in underglaze-blue - 18.5cm., 7 1/4 in. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 13 mai 2015, 11:00 AM
15 avril 2015

A carved celadon-glazed 'Lotus' jar, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 210. A carved celadon-glazed 'Lotus' jar, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 10 3/4 in. (27.4 cm.) high . Estimate HK$150,000 - HK$260,000 ($19,442 - $33,699). Price Realized HK$375,000 ($48,604). © Christie's Image Ltd 2015. The jar is crisply carved on the exterior with a broad band of leafy lotus scroll between a ruyi band on the shoulder and a band of pendent plantain leaves around the foot, covered overall with an even lustrous glaze of sea-green tone, pooling at the recesses.  ... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2015

A magnificent and very rare carved celadon-glazed moonflask, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 114. A magnificent and very rare carved celadon-glazed moonflask, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 29.1 cm., 11 7/8  in. Estimate 12,000,000 — 15,000,000 HKD (1,368,190 - 1,710,238 EUR). Lot sold 20,480,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. superbly potted with gently rounded sides, the circular body rising from an unglazed footring to a cylindrical neck flanked by a pair of scrolling ruyi handles, finely carved on each side with five... [Lire la suite]