16 novembre 2021

A pair of flambé-glazed square pear-shaped vases, fanghu, Guangxu incised six-character marks and of the period

Lot 348. A pair of flambé-glazed square pear-shaped vases, fanghu, Guangxu incised six-character marks and of the period (1875-1908); Each 30.5cm (12in) high. Sold for £ 49,000 (€ 57,535). (Estimate £ 12,000 - £15,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 The form inspired by the early bronze prototypes, with indented corners, applied with rectangular lug handles, and set on raised feet, the bodies moulded to each side with peach shaped panels, covered in a lustrous red glaze with darker striations and paling to a... [Lire la suite]

02 juillet 2021

Qing dynasty cloisonné enamel sold at Bonhams London, 7 June 2021

Lot 641. A large and rare archaistic cloisonné enamel lozenge-shaped vase, gu, Early 18th century; 46.5cm (18 2/8in) high. Estimate £3,000 - £5,000. Sold for £ 35,250 (€ 40,986). © Bonhams 2001-2021. The vase of lozenge section, cast as an archaic vessel with vertical flanges on the corners decorated with key-fret designs, the bulging mid-section with stylised taotie masks, the lower and upper sections similarly decorated with hanging plantain leaves dividing lotus sprays borne on tendrils, the... [Lire la suite]
12 juin 2021

A pair of archaic bronze square vases and covers, fanghu, Han Dynasty

  Lot 457. A pair of archaic bronze square vases and covers, fanghu, Han Dynasty; 32cm (12 1/2in) high. Estimate £2,000 - £3,000. Sold for £ 12,750 (€ 14,875). © Bonhams Each with a faceted baluster body raised on a square flared foot, the sides plain, the shoulder with two relief-cast taotie mask handles suspending loose rings, the conical covers applied with stylised bird finials at the corners, the brown and milky-green patina with malachite encrustation. Note: See a related example... [Lire la suite]
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24 janvier 2021

A teadust-glazed vase, fanghu, Guangxu incised six-character mark within a rectangle and of the period (1875-1908)

Lot 138. A teadust-glazed vase, fanghu, Guangxu incised six-character mark within a rectangle and of the period (1875-1908); 11 3⁄4 in. (30 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price Realised USD 21,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2021. The rectangular body is molded on two sides with a slightly raised peach-shape panel, and the neck is flanked by two tubular handles. The vase is covered overall in an opaque glaze of mottled, yellowish-green color that continues into the... [Lire la suite]
02 décembre 2020

A rare and large bronze gold-and-malachite-inlaid ritual wine vessel, fanghu, Warring States Period

Lot 109. A rare and large bronze gold-and-malachite-inlaid ritual wine vessel, fanghu, Warring States Period; 45.1cm (17 3/4in) high. Estimate HK$ 500,000-800,000. Sold for HK$ 940,000 (€ 101,321). Photo: Bonhams. Of pear form and square section, rising to a tall neck with lipped rim and supported on a straight-sided base, a pair of mask handles to either side with pendent ring handles, decorated overall with an intricate geometric design of three rows of a zigzag framework filled with symmetrical configurations... [Lire la suite]
25 septembre 2020

$8.3 million rare Warring States Period Vessel drives Sotheby's bi-annual Asia Week Sales

Lot 578. An Exceptionally Rare and Important Gold, Silver and Glass-Embellished Bronze Vessel, fanghu, Warring States period, 4th-3rd century BC. Height 13¾ in., 35.1 cm. Estimate: 2,500,000 - 3,500,000 USD. Lot sold 8,307,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's.  NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s bi-annual Asia Week sale series in New York achieved $36.4 million this week – significantly above the series’ high estimate of $29.1 million, and all sales surpassing their high estimates. Works from... [Lire la suite]

01 juillet 2020

A celadon-glazed vase, fanghu, Guangxu six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1875-1908)

Lot 125. A celadon-glazed vase, fanghu, Guangxu six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1875-1908). Hauteur: 29,5 cm. (11 5/8 in.). Estimate EUR 6,000 - EUR 8,000. Price realised EUR 9,375. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. De forme hexagonale aux angles arrondis, il est moulé de chaque côté d'un panneau en forme de pêche. Le col évasé est flanqué d'une paire d'anses tubulaires. Il est entièrement recouvert d'une glaçure céladon tirant vers le blanc aux bords et aux extrémités. ... [Lire la suite]
01 juillet 2020

A small celadon-ground copper-red and underglaze blue-decorated two-handled vase, fanghu, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 124. A small celadon-ground copper-red and underglaze blue-decorated two-handled vase, fanghu, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795). Hauteur: 13,7 cm. (5 3/8 in.). Estimate EUR 8,000 - EUR 12,000. Price realised EUR 10,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. La coupe est ornée de caratères lanca parmi des rinceaux de lotus surmontant une frise de pétales stylisés. Le pied est rehaussé de frises de motifs floraux et de pendeloques... [Lire la suite]
28 mai 2020

An archaistic bronze vase, fanghu, Qing dynasty, 17th–18th century

Lot 5070. An archaistic bronze vase, fanghu, Qing dynasty, 17th–18th century; 13.6 cm, 5 3/8  in. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 HKD. Sold for 250,000 HKD (29,580 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the heavily cast vessel of rectangular section, the pear-shaped body rising from a short splayed foot to a waisted neck and a flared mouth, the shoulder cast with a pair of lion mask handles, the neck cast in low relief with a band of archaistic kui dragons against... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2020

A fine and rare large Guan-type handled vase, fanghu, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3030. A fine and rare large Guan-type handled vase, fanghu, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 42.2 cm., 16 5/8 in. Estimate 1,200,000 — 1,800,000 HKD. Lot Sold 2,660,000. Photo Sotheby's of rectangular section, the pear-shaped body moulded with a raised peach-shaped panel on the front and back, rising to a slightly waisted neck and a lobed mouth, flanked by a pair of facetted lug handles, covered overall with a greyish-blue glaze, supported on a straight foot, the base... [Lire la suite]