08 janvier 2020

A large celadon-glazed carved ovoid jar, 18th century

Lot 1387. A large celadon-glazed carved ovoid jar, 18th century; 18 1/8 in. (46 cm.) high. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 99,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013. The heavily potted body is carved with a broad frieze of peony scroll between a band of petal lappets below and a ruyi band above, and the short waisted neck is encircled by a band of leaf tips. The exterior is covered with a soft sea-green glaze that continues over the rim into the neck. Provenance: Christie's New... [Lire la suite]

07 janvier 2020

A rare celadon-glazed lotus petal-carved bottle vase, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1386. A rare celadon-glazed lotus petal-carved bottle vase, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 18 7/8 in. (48 cm.) high. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 105,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013. The elegantly proportioned body is finely carved with rows of overlapping lotus petals that extend from the mouth rim to just above the slightly waisted shallow foot, and is covered all over with a glaze of soft blue-green color. The unglazed foot is covered... [Lire la suite]
07 janvier 2020

An unusual celadon-glazed carved pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, 18th century

Lot 1361. An unusual celadon-glazed carved pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, 18th century; 12½ in. (31.7 cm.) tall. Estimate GBP 15,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised GBP 30,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013.  Imitating Longquan celadon, the swelling body is finely carved with a broad band of leafy, peony scroll between borders of ruyi heads above and upright leaf tips below. The neck and shoulder are encircled by bands of classic scroll, key fret and petal lappets below the trumpet-shaped... [Lire la suite]
04 janvier 2020

A rare miniature celadon-glazed tripod vase, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 1338. A rare miniature celadon-glazed tripod vase, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 3½ in. (9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 339,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013  The wide, compressed body, raised on three truncated, conical supports, rises to a cylindrical neck surmounted by a rounded, truncated mouth, and is covered overall, except for the bottom of the feet, with a glaze of... [Lire la suite]
02 janvier 2020

A rare celadon-glazed carved bowl, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1

Lot 1337. A rare celadon-glazed carved bowl, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722); 8 5/16 in. (21 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013  The deep bowl is delicately carved on the exterior with a floral scroll bearing six large blossoms between a band of leaf tips below and a key-fret border above, all covered in a soft green glaze. The interior is incised under a clear glaze... [Lire la suite]
27 décembre 2019

A rare celadon-glazed conch-shell shaped water pot, Qianlong four-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1910. A rare celadon-glazed conch-shell shaped water pot, Qianlong four-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 50,000 - HKD 80,000. Price Realized HKD 625,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013 The water pot is well moulded in the shape of a conch shell, covered overall in an even pale celadon glaze, with five spur marks on the base surrounding the reign mark, stand. Christie's. In Pursuit of Refinement - A Legacy of the YC Chen... [Lire la suite]

26 décembre 2019

A carved celadon-glazed 'peony' dish, Qianlong period (1736-1795), Xuhuatang zhi hall mark within double squares

Lot 3451. A carved celadon-glazed 'peony' dish, Qianlong period (1736-1795), Xuhuatang zhi hall mark within double squares; 10 in. (25.4 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 60,000 - HKD 80,000. Price Realized HKD 106,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014 The dish is well potted with shallow rounded sides raised on a slightly tapered ring foot. It is well moulded on the central medallion with a single large peony borne on a stem bearing jagged-edged leaves and a small bud. The everted rim is decorated with a... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2019

A small celadon-glazed lotus pod-form box and cover, Daoguang six-character seal mark and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 3449. A small celadon-glazed lotus pod-form box and cover, Daoguang six-character seal mark and of the period (1821-1850); 2 3/4 in. (7 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 120,000. Price Realized HKD 325,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014 The box is delicately potted with rounded sides rising from a recessed base to a flat inward rim. The flattened top of the cover is moulded and incised as a lotus flower centred with a mature pod. Both are covered overall in a soft sea-green glaze with the... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2019

A fine pair of incised celadon-glazed 'bats' bowls, Yongzheng six-character marks within double circles and of the period

Lot 3438. A fine pair of incised celadon-glazed 'bats' bowls, Yongzheng six-character marks within double circles and of the period (1723-1735); 4 3/4 in. (12 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 240,000 - HKD 350,000. Price Realized HKD 2,200,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014 Each bowl is delicately incised on the exterior with nine bats in flight above waves breaking against jagged rocks, and the interior similarly decorated with a pair of confronted bats surrounded by rolling waves within a... [Lire la suite]
15 décembre 2019

A celadon-glazed Fanghu-shaped vase with iron-red decoration, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908)

Lot 92. A celadon-glazed Fanghu-shaped vase with iron-red decoration, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908); 30,3 cm, 12 in. Estimate:   10,000 - 15,000 EUR. Lot sold: 12,500 EUR. © Sotheby's. la panse piriforme s'étirant vers un bord quadrilobé, flanqué de deux anses tubulaires, à fond turquoise rehaussé d’émaux de la Famille Rose sur les frises des bords supérieurs et inférieurs à décor de ruyi et de pétales stylisés, la panse décorée des deux faces de deux dragons en rouge de... [Lire la suite]