02 avril 2019

An extremely rare blue and white double-gourd flask, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3306. An extremely rare blue and white double-gourd flask, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 18.3 cm, 7 1/4  in. Estimate 12,000,000 — 18,000,000 HKD (1,528,680 - 2,293,020 USD). Lot Sold 14,575,000 HKD (1,877,406 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. finely potted and painted in vivid tones of cobalt blue simulating Ming dynasty 'heaping and piling', the truncated lower bulb densely decorated with lotus scrolls, the shoulder draped with a band of... [Lire la suite]

29 novembre 2018

A fine blue and white double-gourd flask, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736- 1795)

Lot 2968. A fine blue and white double-gourd flask, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736- 1795); 6 ¾ in. (17.2 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 1,000,000 - HKD 1,500,000. Price realised HKD 1,375,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  The flask is supported on a recessed foot rising to a globular lower body curving to a narrow waist, the elongated upper bulb thinning to a tapered neck and flanked by ‘S’-shaped handles ending in ruyi-heads. The exterior is... [Lire la suite]
12 avril 2010

Qianlong blue and white porcelains at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 8 april 2010

Lot 1802. A fine Ming-style blue and white pilgrim moonflask, Mark and period of Qianlong;  49 cm., 19 5/16 in. Est. 4,000,000—6,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 8,420,000 HKD. photo Sotheby's decorated in underglaze-blue of fine colour with simulated 'heaping and piling' effect, the domed sides with eight petal-shaped panels enclosing the ba jixiang, the central boss with motifs of ruyi heads within line and formal borders, a wide band of lotus scrolls around the edges, the cylindrical neck and splayed foot with similar... [Lire la suite]