15 mai 2022

An underglaze-blue and red, wucai-decorated celadon-glazed vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

Lot 92. An underglaze-blue and red, wucai-decorated celadon-glazed vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 23.8 cm, 9⅜ in.. Lot sold 9,450 GBP (Estimate : 6,000 - 8,000 GBP). © Sotheby's 2022 the base inscribed with mark reading Shijin Tang zhi (Hall of Generations of Splendour). Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 11 May 2022

12 mai 2022

A celadon-glazed jar and cover, Seal mark and period of Qianlong

Lot 8. A celadon-glazed jar and cover, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Height 20.7 cm, 8⅛ in. Lot sold 37,800 GBP (Estimate : 15,000 - 25,000 GBP). © Sotheby's 2022 the base inscribed with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 11 May 2022
12 mai 2022

A celadon-glazed jar and cover, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

  Lot 3. A celadon-glazed jar and cover, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Height 20.5 cm, 8 in. Lot sold 40,320 GBP (Estimate : 15,000 - 25,000 GBP). © Sotheby's 2022 the base inscribed with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 11 May 2022
11 mai 2022

A pair of celadon-glazed drum-shaped vases, Seal marks and period of Qianlong, the stands French, by Henri Dasson, dated 1882

Lot 3514. A pair of celadon-glazed drum-shaped vases, Seal marks and period of Qianlong, the stands French, by Henri Dasson, dated 1882; h. 16.3 cm, with stand h. 22.3 cm. Lot sold 1,386,000 HKD (Estimate : 800,000 - 1,200,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 30th October 2002, lot 241. Note:  See a very similar pair of celadon-glazed vases included in the exhibition Chinese Celadons and Other Related Wares in Southeast Asia, National Museum, Singapore, 1979,... [Lire la suite]
31 décembre 2021

A Yue celadon-glazed tea bowl, Tang-Five dynastie (618-960)

Lot 5010. A Yue celadon-glazed tea bowl, Tang-Five dynastie (618-960); 14.9 cm, Japanese wood box. Lot sold: 50,400 HKD (Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2021 Provenance: Mayuyama & Co. Ltd, Tokyo, Japan. Note: Such Yue celadon tea bowls of this type are usually conical in shape, with a bi-disc form shaped foot. It was noted in Luk Yu's Cha Jing (Classic of Tea) that 'Bowls produced from Yue Zhou ranked high', and 'The celadon of the Yue stoneware contrasts... [Lire la suite]
30 décembre 2021

A blue-glazed 'garlic-mouth vase, Late Ming dynasty, 16th-Early 17th century

Lot 46. A blue-glazed 'garlic-mouth vase, Late Ming dynasty, 16th-Early 17th century; 7 1⁄2 in. (19 cm.) high. Price realised USD 4,000 (Estimate USD 1,500 - USD 2,500). © Christie's 2021 Provenance: E. & J. Frankel, New York, 1980. Christie's. Art of China and Japan, New York, 1 Dec - 14 Dec 2021

19 décembre 2021

A large moulded and carved celadon-glazed ‘lotus’ vase, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 2913. A large moulded and carved celadon-glazed ‘lotus’ vase, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 19 1⁄4 in. (48.8 cm) high. Price realised HKD 375,000 (Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 400,000). © Christie's 2021 The ovoid body and tall waisted neck are moulded and carved with a bold design of stylised lotus blooms on scrolling stems bearing curling feathery leaves, applied overall with a rich sea-green glaze pooling to a deeper tone in the recesses and continuing over the widely flaring dished mouth... [Lire la suite]
19 décembre 2021

A fine and very rare pair of celadon-glazed ovoid vases with chilong appliques, Qianlong six-character seal marks and of the per

Lot 2912. A fine and very rare pair of celadon-glazed ovoid vases with chilong appliques, Qianlong six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 10 1⁄4 in. (26.1 cm.) high, boxes. Price realised HKD 26,650,000 (Estimate HKD 7,000,000 - HKD 9,000,000). © Christie's 2021 Well potted and resting on its recessed base, each ovoid vase is applied with an exquisite chilong with well-defined features clambering over the mouth rim, covered overall with an even and... [Lire la suite]
18 décembre 2021

A fine and exceptionally rare celadon-glazed rectangular jardinière, Yongzheng six-character seal mark and of the period (1723-1

Lot 2911. A fine and exceptionally rare celadon-glazed rectangular jardinière, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 14 5⁄8 in. (37.3 cm.) long. Price realised HKD 16,450,000 (Estimate HKD 3,000,000 - HKD 5,000,000). © Christie's 2021 The jardinière is superbly potted with flared sides rising to a rounded mouth rim, moulded on the exterior with a wide raised band to the mid-section and another raised band above the six bracket feet. It is... [Lire la suite]
18 décembre 2021

A fine and very rare carved celadon-glazed ‘chilong’ vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 2910. A fine and very rare carved celadon-glazed ‘chilong’ vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 9 1⁄8 in. (23.2 cm.) high, box. Price realised HKD 18,850,000 (Estimate HKD 3,500,000 - HKD 4,500,000). © Christie's 2021 The baluster vase is exquisitely potted with a tapered body rising to a waisted neck and a flared mouth. The exterior of the body is finely moulded with two medallions each containing three chilong, one with a foliate tail,... [Lire la suite]