26 juillet 2019

A dark blue-glazed pear-shaped vase, hu, 19th century

Lot 930. A dark blue-glazed pear-shaped vase, hu, 19th century; 11¼ in. (28.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 10,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014  The vase is molded with an archaistic dragon band on the neck between a pair of dragon-scroll handles, and a double bow-string band encircling the body. The vase is covered in a lustruous glaze of deep blue color that also covers the base which has an apocryphal Yongzheng seal mark. Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS... [Lire la suite]

02 mai 2019

A large dark blue-glazed zun-form vase, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 155. A large dark blue-glazed zun-form vase, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722); 11 3/8 in. (29 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 40,000 - GBP 60,000 (USD 51,560 - USD 77,340). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The vase is covered to the exterior with a dark midnight-blue glaze while the interior is covered in white glaze. The unglazed base reveals the white porcelain body except for the circular section of the mark.  Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and... [Lire la suite]