28 août 2018

An unusual small dark brown-glazed double-gourd vase, late Tang dynasty, 9th century

Lot 1283. An unusual small dark brown-glazed double-gourd vase, late Tang dynasty, 9th century; 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The bottle has an ovoid body and a pair of double-strap handles that flank a waisted neck below the garlic mouth applied with six bosses around the mouth rim, all under a glaze of dark brown color that falls in an irregular line on the lower body exposing the fine light grey body, cloth box. Christie's. Fine Chinese... [Lire la suite]

16 août 2018

A rare small blue and white double-gourd vase, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1522-1566)

Lot 1656. A rare small blue and white double-gourd vase, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1522-1566); 3 1/8 in. (9.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 86,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The globular lower and upper bodies painted in rich inky blue with an overall pattern of cranes in flight amidst clouds, with a single line border around the circular mouth, wood stand. Provenance: Marchant & Son Ltd., London, 1998.  ... [Lire la suite]
16 août 2018

A rare small Guan-type double-gourd vase, Ming dynasty (1368-1644) 

Lot 1649. A rare small Guan-type double-gourd vase, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 4 in. (10.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 92,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 With square lower body below the canted shoulder and pear-shaped upper bulb, covered overall with a thick glaze of bluish-grey tone which thins to mushroom at the edges and rim and also covers the base, the foot rim covered in a brown wash. Provenance: Sydney L. Moss, Ltd., London.  Property... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2018

A fine and very rare blue and white double-gourd vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period

Lot 3004. A fine and very rare blue and white double-gourd vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 9 1/8 in. (23.3 cm.) high. Estimate On Request. Price realised HKD 36,100,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The vase is well painted around the globular body with a lotus scroll between ruyi-heads encircling the shoulder and lotus lappets around the foot, the collared neck with further formal borders, all below the bulbous mouth decorated... [Lire la suite]
01 mai 2018

A rare Ming-style blue and white double-gourd vase, Yongzheng-Qianlong period (1723-1795)

Lot 12. A rare Ming-style blue and white double-gourd vase, Yongzheng-Qianlong period (1723-1795); 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 40,000 (USD 20,925 - USD 34,875). Price realised GBP 40,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018. The vase is well potted with two pronounced bulbs, painted in Ming style with a dense composite floral scroll, divided by a waisted neck encircled by bands of key-fret, pendent trefoils and angular lappets. The narrow mouth rim is decorated with classic... [Lire la suite]
30 avril 2018

A rare pair of cloisonné enamel double-gourd vases, Qianlong cast six-character seal marks and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 4. A rare pair of cloisonné enamel double-gourd vases, Qianlong cast six-character seal marks within double-squares and of the period (1736-1795); 10 ½ in. (26.6 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 50,000 - GBP 80,000 (USD 69,750 - USD 111,600). Price realised GBP 62,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Each vase is enamelled around the globular body with two pairs of birds perched on a branch bearing white and purple begonia clusters and leaves in two shades of green, and on another branch with... [Lire la suite]

25 mars 2018

A rare blue and white double-gourd vase, Wanli period (1573-1619)

Lot 729. A rare blue and white double-gourd vase, Wanli period (1573-1619); 12 3/8 in. (32.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 12,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018  The lower and upper bulbs are decorated with molded pomegranate-form panels, decorated with groupings of auspicious emblems and fruits alternating with flowers growing from rock formations, all below the tall, narrow neck decorated with upright petal lappets. Provenance: Private... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2018

A fine teadust-glazed double-gourd vase, Qianlong impressed six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 2309. A fine teadust-glazed double-gourd vase, Qianlong impressed six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 8 1/8 in. (20.8 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000. Price realised HKD 740,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The vase is well potted with a globular lower bulb and a slender, tapering upper bulb, linked by a pair of elegant high loop-handles terminating inruyi-heads. The waist is moulded with a band of petals divided by a central rib. The vase is... [Lire la suite]
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11 mars 2018

Celadon Double-Gourd Vase, Koryo Dynasty, 11th-12th c. A.D., Korea

Koryo Celadon Double-Gourd Vase, Koryo Dynasty, 11th-12th c. A.D., Korea. Height: 34.9cm © Zetterquist Galleries. A large stoneware vase of double-gourd form, standing on a short rounded foot-rim. The body is decorated with shallowly incised floral decoration typical of the decorative style in the 11th – 12th centuries. The entire vase is covered in a blue-green crackled celadon glaze which fired to a brownish color in patches on the back. There is extensive body cracking on one side, repaired with Japanese... [Lire la suite]
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06 mars 2018

A celadon-glazed double-gourd vase, Qianlong seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 8047. A celadon-glazed double-gourd vase, Qianlong seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 12 1/2in (31.7cm) high. Estimate US$ 60,000 - 90,000 (€ 48,000 - 73,000). Sold for US$ 275,000 (€ 223,286). © Bonhams 2001-2018 Elegantly potted with a narrow waist between the slightly compressed globular lower bulb and smaller upper bulb, gently rising from the shoulder to a narrow mouth, covered overall with a pale sea-green glaze thining to white at the rim, with a matching cover, the... [Lire la suite]