05 mai 2019

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

Lot 51. A copper-red bottle vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795); 25 cm, 9 7/8  in. Estimate £8,000 — 12,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a tall spreading foot to a tall cylindrical neck and slightly flared rim, covered in a deep copper-red glaze whitening at the rim, the base inscribed with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue.  Provenance: Christie’s Paris, 10th December 2014, lot 304. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art,... [Lire la suite]

08 avril 2019

A Very Rare Copper-Red ‘Three Fish’ Bowl, Yongzheng Mark and Period (1723-1735)

Lot 3043. A Very Rare Copper-Red ‘Three Fish’ Bowl, Yongzheng Mark and Period (1723-1735). D 22.4cm H 9cm. Estimate HKD 350,000 - 500,000. Lot sold HKD 413,000 (USD 52,643). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Poly Auction Hong Kong. Imperial Curiosity – Art of Interior Decoration, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 2 april 2019
08 avril 2019

A Copper-Red ‘Dragon’ Vase, Meiping, Qianlong Period (1736-1795)

Lot 3015. A Copper-Red ‘Dragon’ Vase, Meiping, Qianlong Period (1736-1795). H 36cm. Estimate HKD 50,000 - 80,000. Lot sold HKD 590,000 (USD 75,205). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Poly Auction Hong Kong. Imperial Curiosity – Art of Interior Decoration, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 2 april 2019
31 décembre 2018

A copper-red yuhuchunping, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 1485. A copper-red yuhuchunping, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Height 12 1/4  in., 31.1 cm. Estimate $1,500 - $2,500. Sold: $2,000. © Sotheby's the well potted pear-shaped body rising from a short recessed foot to widely flared trumpet neck, the exterior evenly bathed in a deep maroon glaze, the interior and base glazed white. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 18 March 2017
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27 septembre 2018

An outstanding, fine and rare copper-red moonflask, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 113. An outstanding, fine and rare copper-red moonflask, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 17.5 cm, 6 7/8  in. Estimate 2,500,000 — 3,500,000 HKD (318,500 - 445,900 USD). Lot Sold 11,520,000 HKD (1,469,491 USD).Photo: Sotheby's. modelled after a Middle Eastern metal prototype, generously potted with a flattened spherical body set with two circular bosses at the sides, rising to a garlic neck flanked by a pair of angular strap handles... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 2018

A pair of copper-red 'fish' dishes, Yongzheng marks and period (1723-1735)

Lot 143. A pair of copper-red 'fish' dishes, Yongzheng marks and period (1723-1735). Diameter 6 in., 15.2 cm. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000. Unsold. © Sotheby's. each with low, rounded sides set over a slightly tapered foot, the exterior painted in underglaze copper red with three fish swimming gracefully against the white ground, their tails sweeping gently up and fins extended, the varying blush tones of the copper red enhancing the naturalism, the interior unadorned, the base with a... [Lire la suite]
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10 septembre 2018

A pair of copper-red 'wufu' bowls, Yongzheng marks and period (1723-1735)

Lot 142. A pair of copper-red 'wufu' bowls, Yongzheng marks and period (1723-1735). Diameter 6 in., 15.3 cm. Estimate 120,000 — 150,000. Lot sold 125,000 USD. © Sotheby's. each delicately potted with deep curved sides rising from a straight foot to a gently flared rim, the exterior boldly painted with four bats swooping and soaring in copper-red silhouettes, the intensity of the red deftly shifting from deep crimson to a pale pinkish-gray at the wing tips, all reserved on a white ground, the... [Lire la suite]
05 septembre 2018

Seven Exceptional Pieces of Chinese Porcelain from the Junkunc Collection

© Sotheby's. There are a handful of collectors in the world of Chinese art that are inextricably associated with works of exceptional quality. Stephen Junkunc, III, (1905–1978) is among these luminaries. At its height, the Junkunc collection numbered over 2,000 examples of exceptional Chinese porcelain, jade, bronzes, paintings and Buddhist sculptures.   Lot 103. A peachbloom-glazed brushwasher, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722). Diameter 4 5/8  in., 11.7 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000... [Lire la suite]
27 août 2018

A Copper-Red Bottle Vase, Qing Dynasty, 18th-19th Century

Lot 723. A Copper-Red Bottle Vase, Qing Dynasty, 18th-19th Century; 23.5 cm, 9 1/4  in. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 HKD. Lot sold 187,500 HKD (24,184 USD). Photo: Sotheby's. finely potted with a pear-shaped body rising from a short straight foot to a long cylindrical neck, the exterior applied overall with a rich strawberry-red glaze, the base and rim white. Provenance: Christie's London, 3rd November 2009, lot 214. Sotheby's. Playthings From The Collection of Edward T. Chow - Chinese... [Lire la suite]
23 août 2018

A copper-red, celadon and slip-decorated blue and white baluster jar and cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 328. A copper-red, celadon and slip-decorated blue and white baluster jar and cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 15½ in. (39.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000. Price realised USD 24,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2007.  The jar decorated with pairs of white slip egrets shown amidst towering lotus plants rising from a pond in which can be seen various water plants and weeds, all below three blossoming branches on the neck, the various flowers detailed in copper red,... [Lire la suite]