04 juillet 2018

A copper-red 'Three fruits' dish, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 2060. A copper-red 'Three fruits' dish, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 19.7 cm., 7 3/4 in. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 HKD (19,281 — 28,922 EUR). Lot Sold 250,000 HKD (24,101 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's the shallow rounded sides supported on a slightly tapered foot, the exterior sparsely moulded with three slightly raised fruit sprays including peach, pomegranate and persimmon, enhanced with short pale-green stems, the interior left undecorated, the... [Lire la suite]

03 juillet 2018

A copper-red 'dragon' vase, laibozun, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 2049. A copper-red 'dragon' vase, laibozun, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 21.5 cm., 8 1/2 in. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 HKD (57,843 — 77,125 EUR). Lot Sold 1,460,000 HKD (140,752 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. of ovoid form with a short neck below a lipped mouthrim, the exterior freely painted with two dragons in vivid tones of copper-red, each with arms out-stretched, eyes picked out in blue and their scaly bodies leaping vigourously amid trailing flame swirls,... [Lire la suite]
02 juillet 2018

A pair of copper-red saucer dishes, seal marks and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 2007. A pair of copper-red saucer dishes, seal marks and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 14.6 cm., 5 3/4 in. Estimate 80,000-100,000 HKD (7,712 — 9,641 EUR). Lot Sold 137,500 HKD (13,256 EUR). Photo Sotheby's each potted with shallow rounded sides supported on a slightly tapered foot, gently rising to a flaring rim, the exterior applied with a rich strawberry-red glaze fired to a glossy finish, stopping neatly and slightly pooling below the mouthrim and just above the footrim,... [Lire la suite]
11 juin 2018

Vase bouteille en porcelaine à décor rouge-de-cuivre et rouge-de-fer, Dynastie Qing, époque Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 174. Vase bouteille en porcelaine à décor rouge-de-cuivre et rouge-de-fer, Dynastie Qing, époque Kangxi (1662-1722); 24,7 cm, 9 3/4  in. Estimation:  6,000 — 8,000 €. Lot sold 15,000 EUR. Courtesy Sotheby's. la panse globulaire se prolongeant en un long col fin, peint de deux animaux féroces en rouge-de-cuivre aux détails rehaussés d'or, les côtés et l'épaulement peints de fleurs et feuilles en rouge-de-fer et or. A copper-red, iron-red and gilt-decorated bottle vase, Qing dynasty,... [Lire la suite]
29 mai 2018

A very rare and fine Imperial copper-red vase, meiping, Qianlong seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 49. A very rare and fine Imperial copper-red vase, meiping, Qianlong seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 23cm (9in) high. Estimate 1,000,000-1,500,000 HKD. Sold for HK$ 2,000,000 (€ 218,928) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2018 Rising from a slightly flared foot to high rounded shoulders, surmounted by a waisted neck and rounded mouth rim, covered overall with a lustrous crushed raspberry-red glaze, pooling neatly above the foot ring and base of the neck. Provenance: Francis Capel Harrison... [Lire la suite]
12 mai 2018

A copper-red 'phoenix' 'medallion' bowl, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 7. A copper-red 'phoenix' 'medallion' bowl, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722); 9.2 cm, 3 5/8  in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot Sold 21,250 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. the rounded sides rising from a slightly spreading foot to an everted rim, painted to the exterior with copper-red phoenix roundels, the interior base with a further similar roundel, the base inscribed with an underglaze blue six-character mark. Provenance: Collection of E.T. Hall.Christie’s London, 7th... [Lire la suite]

30 avril 2018

A rare copper-red bottle vase, yuhuchun ping, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 26. A rare copper-red bottle vase, yuhuchun ping, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795); 22.7 cm, 9 in. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 GBP. Lot Sold 40,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. the gently rounded sides rising from a spreading foot to a waisted neck and everted rim, covered in a deep copper-red glaze, the interior and recessed base glazed white and with underglaze blue seal mark. Provenance: J. J. Lally, New York, 2017. Sotheby's . Important Chinese Art,... [Lire la suite]
19 avril 2018

A copper-red bottle vase, yuhuchun ping, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 25. A copper-red bottle vase, yuhuchun ping, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795); 30 cm, 12 in. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 GBP. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. the rounded sides rising from a spreading foot to a waisted neck and everted rim, richly applied on the exterior with a deep copper-red glaze, the base with a seal mark in underglaze blue. This vase is notable for its vibrant copper-red glaze, the even tone which accentuates the graceful curves of its profile.... [Lire la suite]
04 avril 2018

A fine and rare copper-red 'Lotus' seal paste box and cover, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3601. A fine and rare copper-red 'Lotus' seal paste box and cover, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 5.5 cm, 2 1/8  in. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,250,000 HKD (350,378 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. of square form, with straight sides resting on four short bracket feet, the sides decorated in copper red with floral scrolls, the gently domed cover with a stylised lotus bloom centred with a shou medallion, wreathed by four further... [Lire la suite]
02 avril 2018

An extremely fine and rare copper-red 'dragon' double-gourd vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3203. An extremely fine and rare copper-red 'dragon' double-gourd vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 31.3 cm, 12 1/4  in. Estimate 8,000,000 — 12,000,000 HKD (834,547 - 1,251,821 EUR). Lot Sold 9,720,000 HKD (1,005,770 EUR).  © Sotheby's 2018  skilfully potted with a larger globular bulb gracefully sweeping up to a smaller upper bulb, rising to a slender neck and flared rim, the lower bulb finely painted in copper red with a ferocious... [Lire la suite]