18 octobre 2021

An exceptionally fine and rare pair of robin's-egg glazed garlic-mouth vases, Seal marks and period of Yongzheng

Lot 3636. An exceptionally fine and rare pair of robin's-egg glazed garlic-mouth vases, Seal marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 26.6 cm. Lot sold: 21,350,000 HKD (Estimate: 20,000,000 - 30,000,000 HKD). ©  2021 Sotheby's each elegantly potted with a pear-shaped body supported on a spreading foot rising to a waisted neck surmounted by a garlic-head mouth, covered overall in a brilliant turquoise glaze vibrantly heightened with deep violet-red cascades, the recessed base with... [Lire la suite]

13 octobre 2020

A rare flambé-glazed garlic-mouth vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 85. A rare flambé-glazed garlic-mouth vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); overall 56 by 12.7 by h. 21 cm, 22 by 5 by h. 8 ¼ in. Estimate: 600,000 - 800,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,260,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the pear-shaped body rising from a splayed foot to a slender neck surmounted by a garlic-head mouth and thin lip, covered overall save for the footring with a rich and lustrous raspberry-red glaze with milky-lavender streaks drizzling down from the... [Lire la suite]
23 juillet 2020

A fine blue and white garlic-mouth vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3112. A fine blue and white garlic-mouth vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 28 cm, 11 . Estimate 3,000,000 — 4,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 3,500,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's with a pear-shaped body supported on a flared foot and tapering to a tall slender neck with a garlic-head mouth and thin-lipped rim, the body painted in bright cobalt-blue tones with stipples to imitate the ‘heaped and piled’ effect, decorated with alternating flowering and fruiting branches of... [Lire la suite]
30 janvier 2020

A blue and white garlic-mouth vase, Transitional period, mid-17th century

Lot 10. A blue and white garlic-mouth vase, Transitional period, mid-17th century; 14 7/8 in. (37.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 8,125. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2020 Painted with a continuous scene of birds in flight amidst various flowering plants. Property from the Collection of Peter Tcherepnine. Christie’s. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Tibor Collection, Part II, New York, 23 January 2020
03 juin 2019

A small white-glazed garlic-mouth vase, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 448. A small white-glazed garlic-mouth vase, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 11.5 cm, 4 1/2  in. Estimate 90,000 — 120,000 HKD. Lot sold 300,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. the globular body rising from a short foot to a tall slender neck with a garlic-head mouth, applied with an unctuous white glaze. Note: This charming vase is notable for its harmonious proportions and luminous white glaze. A slightly larger vase of this form, but covered in a lavender glaze, from the... [Lire la suite]
16 mars 2018

A celadon-glazed, underglaze blue garlic-mouth vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 368. A celadon-glazed, underglaze blue garlic-mouth vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 9 3/8  in., 23.8 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. © Sotheby's the pear-shaped body supported on a stepped foot and rising to bulbous mouth with an upright rim, covered overall in a lustrous milky-green celadon glaze, and decorated in relief with white slip painted in underglaze blue with a herd boy riding a water buffalo through a landscape, the seated child engrossed in a book,... [Lire la suite]

14 février 2017

A pair of Chinese celadon-glazed garlic-mouth vases, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 208. From the property of Mary Duchess of Roxburghe. A pair of Chinese celadon-glazed garlic-mouth vases, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 12,500 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's. the globular body rising from a stepped foot, surmounted by a tall waisted neck terminating to a garlic-form mouth, the neck flanked by a pair of foliate scroll handles, decorated to the exterior with rows of lotus lappets, covered overall in a sea-green... [Lire la suite]
04 décembre 2016

Yaobian-type glazed garlic-mouth vase, Daoguang six-character mark (1821-1850)

Lot 2006. Yaobian-type glazed garlic-mouth vase, Daoguang six-character mark (1821-1850). Estimate: 1,500 - 1,800 EUR (1,596 - 1,916 USD). Photo Van Ham. Heavy porcelain body glazed in purple flambé, with fine lavender-colored and cream-white striped spots. Vase in club form on short footring. The long neck offset with an edge to the shoulder. Height 30cm. In the brown glazed floor engraved six-character mark Daoguang, but later. Condition A/B. Cracks inside the footring. Van Ham. Asian Art, Auction... [Lire la suite]
18 septembre 2016

A blue and white garlic-mouth vase, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1820-1850)

Lot 68. A blue and white garlic-mouth vase, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1820-1850); 11 in. (28 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 120,000 (USD 10,357 - USD 15,536). Price realised HKD 275,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The vase is painted with six sprays of alternating blossoming and fruiting branches, between decorative borders.   Provenance: Albert Sze (1932-2008) Collection, Paris Acquired by the present family in... [Lire la suite]
14 juin 2016

A red-glazed garlic-mouth vase, Qing dynasty, 18th – 19th century and a pair of small red-glazed vases, Kangxi period

Lot 688. A red-glazed garlic-mouth vase, Qing dynasty, 18th – 19th century and a pair of small red-glazed vases, Kangxi period. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Lot sold 27,500 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. the garlic-mouth vase covered in a thick variegated reddish-brown glaze and thinning to white around the mouth; the pair of cylindrical vases each surmounted by a tall narrow neck, applied with a mottled crimson-red glaze and inscribed in underglaze blue with an apocryphal six-character Wanli mark; 22.2 and 13... [Lire la suite]