14 janvier 2019

A bronze faceted storage jar and cover, fanghu, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220)

Lot 1259. A bronze faceted storage jar and cover, fanghu, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220); 15 7/8 in. (40.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD 60,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The faceted pear-shaped body raised on a slightly flared foot, the sides left plain, with small loops suspending rings on two sides below the rim, and relief-cast taotie mask handles suspending loose rings applied on the shoulder of the other two sides, the rings attached to links attached... [Lire la suite]

29 novembre 2018

A Ge-type glazed vase, fanghu, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 2960. A Ge-type glazed vase, fanghu, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 14 ¾ in. (37.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 2,600,000 - HKD 4,000,000. Price realised HKD 3,220,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The vase is moulded with a scroll border at the mouth and two fixed-ring mask handles applied to the shoulder that flank the tall neck. The vase is covered overall with a greyish-celadon glaze suffused with black and golden crackles, with the... [Lire la suite]
14 septembre 2018

A rare bronze ritual faceted wine vessel, fanghu, early Warring States period, 5th century BC

Lot 1115. A rare bronze ritual faceted wine vessel, fanghu, early Warring States period, 5th century BC; 14 in. (35.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 125,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The fanghu is raised on four tiger-form supports and is flanked by a pair of tiger-form handles. It is decorated with rectangular panels of scrolls divided by rope-twist bands.  Provenance: The Prince Kung (1880-1936) Collection.The American Art... [Lire la suite]
29 juillet 2018

A fine and extremely rare celadon-glazed ‘Longevity and Blessings’ rectangular vase (Fanghu), Qianlong seal mark and period

Lot 158. A fine and extremely rare celadon-glazed ‘Longevity and Blessings’ rectangular vase (Fanghu), Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Height 13 3/4  in., 34.9 cm. Estimate 1,200,000 — 1,600,000 USD. Lot sold 1,445,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the pear-shaped vase of rectangular section supported on a tall straight foot of conforming shape, the body molded with peach-shaped panels on either side, tapering to a waisted quatrelobed neck applied with two square section lug... [Lire la suite]
02 juillet 2018

A finely painted and rare famille-rose 'One hundred boys' vase, fanghu, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 1959. A finely painted and rare famille-rose 'One hundred boys' vase, fanghu, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 32.5 cm., 12 3/4 in. Estimate 7,000,000 — 9,000,000 HKD (674,841 — 867,652 EUR). Lot sold 10,740,000 HKD (1,035,398 EUR). Photo Sotheby's of rectangular section, each side painted with a continuous festival scene of boys at play, some performing a lion dance, some crossing a bridge on hobby-horses, and... [Lire la suite]
16 juin 2018

A flambé-glazed vase, fanghu, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3716. A flambé-glazed vase, fanghu, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795); 12 in. (30.5 cm.) high.  Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 400,000. Price realised HKD 400,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. The wide body tapering towards the quatrefoil mouth rim and moulded on each main side with peach-shaped cartouches, the narrow sides with a pair of applied lug handles, covered overall with an unctuous glaze of dark red tone streaked with purple and lavender,... [Lire la suite]

16 juin 2018

A fine and rare large teadust-glazed vase, fanghu, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3708. A fine and rare large teadust-glazed vase, fanghu, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795); 12 1/8 in. (30.7 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - HKD 2,000,000. Price realised HKD 1,700,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. The pear shaped body of rectangular section moulded to the front and back with a slightly raised peach-shape panel, the rounded corners rising from a short straight foot, the neck flanked with two tubular handles, applied overall in a... [Lire la suite]
16 juin 2018

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

Lot 3704. A Ru-type vase, fanghu, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795); 12 1/4 in. (31 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 400,000. Price realised HKD 325,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. The pear-shaped body of rectangular section with chamfered corners rising from a low straight foot, subtly moulded on the broad sides with peach-shaped panels, the neck flanked with two tubular handles, applied thickly overall with an unctuous glaze of pale grey colour, the neatly cut,... [Lire la suite]
30 avril 2018

A flambé-glazed vase, fanghu, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 27. A flambé-glazed vase, fanghu, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795); 30.4 cm, 12 in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot Sold 23,750 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. 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 lustrous glaze of rich red colour mottled with creamy-lavender streaks, the base with an incised seal... [Lire la suite]
10 avril 2018

A flambé-glazed square vase, fanghu, Qianlong incised six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 2279. A flambé-glazed square vase, fanghu, Qianlong incised six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 12 in. (30.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 400,000. Price realised HKD 437,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The body tapers towards the quatrefoil mouth rim and is moulded on each wider side with a peach-shaped panel, and flanked by a pair of lug handles on the neck. The vase is covered with a streaked glaze of milky blue and reddish-purple colour. The... [Lire la suite]