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]
17 février 2020

A rare imperial white jade archaistic faceted pear-shaped vase, fanghu, Qianlong fanggu mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1522. A rare imperial white jade archaistic faceted pear-shaped vase, fanghu, Qianlong fanggu six-character inscribed mark and of the period (1736-1795); 8½ in. (21.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 250,000. Price realised USD 722,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. Of square section and raised on a slightly flared pedestal foot, the sides left plain, carved with a pair of monster mask handles suspending loose rings, the luminous, semi-translucent stone of pale... [Lire la suite]
16 février 2020

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... [Lire la suite]

26 janvier 2020

A copper-red-glazed vase (fanghu), Xuantong mark and period (1908-1911)

Lot 256. A copper-red-glazed vase (fanghu), Xuantong mark and period (1908-1911). Height 11 1/2 in., 29.2 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 10,000 USD. Lot sold 7,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's of archaic bronze form, with a pear-shaped body of square section, rising to a broad neck with indented corners, flanked by tubular handles, covered with a rich red glaze deepening in tone towards the corner edges where the glaze thins to a pale color, the base unglazed, six-character incised mark.  ... [Lire la suite]
24 janvier 2020

A rare and large gold and malachite-inlaid bronze ritual wine vessel (fanghu), Warring States Period (475-221 BC)

Lot 100. A rare and large gold and malachite-inlaid bronze ritual wine vessel (fanghu), Warring States Period (475-221 BC). Height 17 3/4 in., 45.1 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Lot sold 116,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's of pear form and square section, rising to a tall neck with everted 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... [Lire la suite]
18 janvier 2020

A bronze ritual faceted wine jar, fanghu, Spring and Autumn period (770-476 BC)

Lot 1239. A bronze ritual faceted wine jar, fanghu, Spring and Autumn period (770-476 BC); 12½ in. (31.7 cm.) high. Estimate 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 50,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 Each side is flat-cast with two panels of addorsed dragon scroll set between scroll borders, the upper border interrupted by a mask and loose ring handle on two sides below an addorsed dragon motif on the neck. There is milky green encrustation and a mottled grey and milky green patina. Provenance: Art... [Lire la suite]
09 janvier 2020

A blue-glazed faceted pear-shaped vase, fanghu, 18th-19th century

Lot 1262. A blue-glazed faceted pear-shaped vase, fanghu, 18th-19th century; 13 7/8 in. (35 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 13,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013. The pear-shaped body of rectangular section tapers towards the neck which is flanked by a pair of lug handles. The vase is covered overall with a deep, blue glaze. Provenance: Acquired in New York, 1987. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New York, 19 - 20 September 2013