25 août 2019

Qianlong Monochrome sold at Sotheby's New York, 18 March 2008

Lot 123. A Flambé-Glazed Vase, Fanghu, Qianlong Incised Seal Mark and Period (1736-1795); height 11 3/8 in., 29 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Lot sold 15,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the swelling body of rectangular section, with slightly waisted vertical neck, front and back molded with a 'peach'-form panel, the neck flanked by twin lug handles, all on a conforming low foot, the body with a flowing glaze of ox-blood red, lilac-blue and purple, thinning to ivory at the extremities, the... [Lire la suite]

17 août 2019

A pair of painted grey pottery faceted jars and cover, fanghu, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220) 

Lot 505. A pair of painted grey pottery faceted jars and cover, fanghu, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220); 21¾ in. (55.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 6,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. Each faceted pear-shaped body painted on two sides with a rampant bird-like dragon, the other two sides with a taotie mask and ring handle, below a band of blades, raised on a tall flared foot, the faceted cover similarly painted. Provenance: Paris Biennale. The result of... [Lire la suite]
08 août 2019

A fine Ru-type vase, fanghu, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3050. A fine Ru-type vase, fanghu, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795); 15 1/4 in. (38.8 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 2,000,000 - HKD 3,000,000. Price Realized HKD 4,220,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2010 The elegant facetted pear-shaped body of rectangular section with canted corners raised on a tall foot, the two narrow sides set with rectangular lug-handles, covered in a thick bluish-grey glaze suffused with a network of fine crackles, wood stand, Japanese wood box.... [Lire la suite]
04 août 2019

A bronze ritual wine vessel, fanghu, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220)

Lot 1008. A bronze ritual wine vessel, fanghu, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220); 16½ in. (42 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 9,375. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The faceted vessel has a pair of mask and loose ring handles on two sides, and the faceted cover has four flat, S-shaped finials at the corners. There are areas of blue-green encrustation inside and out. Provenance: Inayama Bijutsu, Japan, March 1976. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]
24 juillet 2019

A large famille rose vase, fanghu, circa 1900

Lot 197. A large famille rose vase, fanghu, circa 1900; 43cm., 17in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 35,000 GBP. © Sotheby's of archaistic bronze form, the pear-shaped body rising from a gently spreading foot to a waisted neck, applied with two dragon handles, painted in bright enamels with blossoming peony to one side and bamboo to the other, the neck with landscape scenes.  The Julian Thompson Study Collection. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art,... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2019

An exceptionally fine and large Ru-type vase, fanghu, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 2908. An exceptionally fine and large Ru-type vase, fanghu, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795); 15 1/4 in. (38.8 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 4,000,000 - HKD 6,000,000. Price realised HKD 4,925,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The vase is of facetted octagonal form and is applied to the neck with a pair of tubular lug handles, covered in a thick bluish-grey glaze suffused with a network of fine crackles, wood stand, Japanese wood box. Provenance: Yokoe... [Lire la suite]

05 mai 2019

A flambé-glazed vase, fanghu, Qing dynasty, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908)

Lot 46. A flambé-glazed vase, fanghu, Qing dynasty, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908); 30.4 cm, 12 in. Estimate £6,000-8,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. the compressed pear-shaped body of rectangular section rising from a gently spreading foot, the neck with indented corners and set with a pair of lug handles, the body with raised peach-form panels, covered overall with a rich glossy red glaze streaked with pale blue and violet at the corners, handles, and at the mouth, the base with a... [Lire la suite]
05 mai 2019

A flambé-glazed vase, fanghu, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820)

Lot 45. A flambé-glazed vase, fanghu, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820);29.5 cm, 11 3/4  in. Estimate £6,000-8,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. the pear-shaped body rising from a short spreading foot to a wide mouth flanked by a pair of square handles, moulded to the front and back with a large peach-shaped panel and covered overall in a purplish-red glaze streaked with bright turquoise thinning to beige on the extremities, six-character seal mark incised to the base.  Provenance:... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2019

A rare copper-inlaid archaic bronze wine vessel with gilt bosses, fanghu, Warring States period, 4th century BC

Lot 508. A rare copper-inlaid archaic bronze wine vessel with gilt bosses, fanghu, Warring States period, 4th century BC. Height 19 in., 48.2 cm. Estimate 300,000 — 500,000 USD. Lot sold 288,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. of square section, with a tall slightly flaring neck leading down to a swelling belly, cast overall with gilt-raised bosses reserved on a finely cast lozenge ground with a hooks-and-volutes pattern and inlaid with copper niello, each diamond separated by diagonal bands of... [Lire la suite]
30 janvier 2019

A fine small Ru-type vase, fanghu, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 2567. A fine small Ru-type vase, fanghu, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795); 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 225,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2008. The pear-shaped body of rectangular section with chamfered corners rising from a low straight foot, the neck flanked with two tubular handles, applied thickly overall with an unctuous glaze of even pale grey colour with slight blue tinge, the neatly cut, unglazed foot... [Lire la suite]