27 août 2018

An Aubergine-Glazed Handled Cup, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)

Lot 772. An Aubergine-Glazed Handled Cup, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722); 10.2 cm., 4  in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 HKD. Lot sold 32,500 HKD (4,192 USD). Photo: Sotheby's. with rounded sides rising from a tapered foot to an everted rim, set with two loop handles in the form of fish-dragons joined by a raised fillet encircling the exterior, applied overall with a rich purple glaze thinning to white towards the rim and on the handles. Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong,... [Lire la suite]

20 septembre 2016

A white-glazed handled cup, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 94. A white-glazed handled cup, Jin dynasty (1115-1234). Estimate HKD 60,000 - HKD 80,000 (USD 7,769 - USD 10,359). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  Supported on a tall ring foot, the shallow bowl with a slightly sunken base is applied with a bracket-lobed flange on one side, moulded with a single fish, covered with a thin, clear glaze stopping irregularly above the foot, exposing the white body. 4 1/4 in. (10.7 cm.) wide, box. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]
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01 octobre 2015

A Henan celadon handled cup, Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1368)

A Henan celadon handled cup, Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1368). Estimate HK$400,000 – HK$600,000 ($51,863 - $77,795). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015. The cup is well potted with rounded sides rising from a flat base with a circular recessed centre, and applied along one edge of the rim with a bracket-shaped flange above a loop ring, covered overall under a crackled greyish-celadon glaze with the exception of the three spur marks on the base. 5 1/2 in. (13.8 cm.) long Notes: The development of thick-glazed celadon was... [Lire la suite]
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12 octobre 2013

A fine yellow-glazed handled cup, Mark and period of Kangxi

A fine yellow-glazed handled cup, Mark and period of Kangxi. Photo: Sotheby's. delicately thrown with translucent sides rising from a small foot to a gently everted rim, set with a pair of ear-shaped handles connected to the cup by a small strut, the exterior finely incised with a narrow band enclosing two pairs of confronting archaistic dragons flanking a central pearl, applied overall with a transparent ochre-yellow glaze pooling to an amber... [Lire la suite]
27 avril 2013

A yellow-ground underglaze-blue handled cup, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 172. A yellow-ground underglaze-blue handled cup, Yongzheng mark and period; 12.3cm., 4 7/8 in. Estimate 40,000 - 60,000 GBP. Lot sold 92,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2013 the rounded sides rising from a short foot to a lobed rim, flanked by a pair of butterfly handles, the interior painted with a central floral medallion radiating with two rows of petal lappets each variously enclosing a lingzhi or floral spray, the exterior similarly decorated, all reserved on a bight lemon-yellow ground,... [Lire la suite]
22 avril 2010

A rare 'qingbai' 'Peony' handled cup, Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 1889. A rare 'qingbai' 'Peony' handled cup, Song dynasty (960-1127); 17.8 cm., 7 in. Est. 200,000—300,000 HKD. Lot Sold 250,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's 2010 of shallow rounded form, applied at one side with a circular loop handle issuing from a flat everted flange, the interior intricately carved with a peony flower borne on leafy stems, covered all over in a delicate shadowy-blue glaze, the unglazed rim revealing the white body burnt russet-orange in the firing. Provenance: Sotheby's London, 12th Novemeber 2003,... [Lire la suite]