07 novembre 2019

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

Lot 35. A celadon-glazed double-gourd vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Height 32.5 cm, 12 4/5 in. Estimate: 15,000 - 20,000 GBP. Lot sold 35,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the compressed globular lower bulb rising to smaller upper section and a waisted neck, evenly applied overall with an unctuous soft celadon glaze thinning at the rim, the countersunk base with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue. Sotheby's. Imperial Porcelain - A Private Collection, 06 Nov 2019

17 octobre 2019

A Very Rare Teadust-Glazed Double-Gourd Vase, Qianlong Period, 1736-1795

Lot 3326. A Very Rare Teadust-Glazed Double-Gourd Vase, Qianlong Period, 1736-1795. H 18.1cm. Estimate HKD 15,000,000 - 20,000,000 (USD 1,911,795 - 2,549,060). Sold Price: HKD 19,470,000 (USD 2,481,510). © Poly Auction Hong Kong. Finely potted with domed lower bulb of truncated form, the gently curved sides with slightly raised broad band encircling the shoulder, rising to a waisted neck with central rib, all surmounted by a garlic-shaped upper bulb joined to the lower section with... [Lire la suite]
17 octobre 2019

A Fine and Very Rare Robin’s Egg-Glazed Double-Gourd Vase, Yongzheng Period, 1723-1735

Lot 3325. A Fine and Very Rare Robin’s Egg-Glazed Double-Gourd Vase, Yongzheng Period, 1723-1735. H 17.7cm. Estimate HKD 16,000,000 - 22,000,000 (USD 2,039,248 - 2,803,966). Sold Price: HKD 24,780,000 (USD 3,158,285). © Poly Auction Hong Kong. Finely potted with domed lower bulb of truncated form, the gently curved sides with slightly raised broad band encircling the shoulder, rising to a waisted neck with central rib, all surmounted by a garlic-shaped upper bulb joined to the lower... [Lire la suite]
01 septembre 2019

A blue and white double-gourd vase, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century

Lot 1060. A blue and white double-gourd vase, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century; 10 ¼ in. (26 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 11,875. © Christie’s Images Limited 2019. The vase is potted with two pronounced bulbs, each decorated with dense meandering floral scrolls, divided by a waisted neck encircled by a band of classic scroll, the narrow mouth rim with a lappet band, and the foot with overlapping petals, double Japanese wood box.  Christie’s. Important... [Lire la suite]
27 août 2019

A large incised white-glazed double-gourd vase, 18th-19th century

Lot 760. A large incised white-glazed double-gourd vase, 18th-19th century; 20 ¼ in. (51.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 37,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 The vase is incised with double-gourds borne on leafy vines interrupted by a band of key fret at the waist, and covered overall with a creamy white glaze. Provenance: Kate Sturges Buckingham (1858–1937) Collection, Chicago, before 1924.The Art Institute of Chicago, accessioned as the Collection of Lucy Maud... [Lire la suite]
25 août 2019

Qianlong Monochrome sold at Christie's New York, 19 March 2008

Lot 633. A small Guan-type bottle vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 3 7/8 in. (10 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 39,400. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008.   Covered overall with a pale grey glaze suffused with black crackle ('iron wire') connected with some pale gold crackle ('golden thread'), the bottom of the foot covered with a brown dressing. Provenance: Stephen Junkunc,... [Lire la suite]

24 août 2019

Yuan dynasty 'Longquan' Celadon Ceramics sold at Sotheby's New York, 18 March 2008

Lot 99. A rare 'Longquan' celadon 'hundred rib' jar and cover, guan, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); height 11 1/2 in., 29.2 cm; diameter 11 in., 27.9 cm. Estimate USD 40,000 — 50,000. Lot sold USD 79,000. © Sotheby's. beautifully potted, of wide baluster form swelling generously from a short, slightly tapered foot, the gently curved neck supporting the wide undulating cover, its flared rim in the form of a lotus leaf, the domed center featuring a knop in the form of a scrolling stem, accentuated... [Lire la suite]
27 juillet 2019

A pair of blue and white double-gourd vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 941. A pair of blue and white double-gourd vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 8 5/8 in. (21.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 6,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014  Each is decorated on the upper and lower bulbs with lotus scroll below a narrow herringbone border. Provenance: Myron S. Falk, Senior, Greenwich, Connecticut. Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 18 – 19 September 2014, New York, Rockefeller Plaza
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25 juillet 2019

A small fahua double-gourd vase, Ming dynasty, 17th century

Lot 916. A small fahua double-gourd vase, Ming dynasty, 17th century; 7 7/8 in. (19.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 10,625. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014  The lower and upper body are decorated in thread relief outline with lotus meander set between line borders, all below a border of demi-florets with pendent beaded chains on the neck. The decoration is glazed in subtle tones of aubergine and white against a rich turquoise ground.  Provenance: Michael B.... [Lire la suite]
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25 juillet 2019

A blue and white double-gourd vase, Chongzhen period (1627-1644)

Lot 180. A blue and white double-gourd vase, Chongzhen period (1627-1644); 36cm, 14 1/8 in. Estimate 1,500 — 2,000 GBP. Lot sold 2,250 GBP. © Sotheby's the globular lower bulb rising from a short straight foot to the upper ovoid bulb and short cylindrical neck, painted around the exterior with floral sprays within double-line and floral scroll bands. The Julian Thompson Study Collection. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 14 May 2014