09 décembre 2017

A rare and important ru-type glazed vase, hu, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period(1723-1735)

Lot 70. Rare et important vase en porcelaine à glaçure de type ru, hu, Chine, dynastie Qing, marque à six caractères en cachet en bleu sous couverte et époque Yongzheng (1723-1735). Hauteur: 59 cm. (23 ¼ in.). Estimate EUR 300,000 - EUR 500,000 (USD 352,787 - USD 587,979) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  A rare and important ru-type glazed vase, hu, China, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period(1723-1735) Sa forme est inspirée... [Lire la suite]

08 décembre 2017

A very rare and magnificent famille rose 'Hundred deer' vase, hu, Qing dynasty, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795)

   Lot 98. Rare et important vase 'Cent daims' en porcelaine de la famille rose, hu, Chine, dynastie Qing, marque à six caractères en cachet en bleu sous couverte et époque Qianlong (1736-1795); Hauteur: 45 cm. (17 ¾ in.). Estimate EUR 500,000 - EUR 700,000 (USD 591,954 - USD 828,736). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 A very rare and magnificent famille rose 'hundred deer' vase, hu, China, Qing dynasty, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze... [Lire la suite]
08 décembre 2017

Vase aux 'Cent daims' en porcelaine de la Famille Rose, hu, Dynastie Qing, XIXE siècle

Lot 83. Vase aux 'Cent daims' en porcelaine de la Famille Rose, hu, Dynastie Qing, XIXe siècle; 44,3 cm, 17 3/8  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 €. Photo: Sotheby's. A Famille Rose 'Hundred deer' vase, hu, Qing dynasty, 19th century en forme de vase hu, les côtés arrondis s'amenuisant vers un col fuselé flanqué de deux anses en forme de chilong stylisés peint en rouge-de-fer et rehaussées d'or, la panse finement peinte d'un paysage foisonnant planté de pins où... [Lire la suite]
17 novembre 2017

A green-glazed pottery vase, hu, Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD)

Lot 301. A green-glazed pottery vase, hu, Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD). 15.9 cm, 6 1/4  in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 HKD. Lot Sold 15,000 HKD (1,612 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. the baluster body decorated with horizontal fillets in relief and supported on three rod-shaped spurs, covered overall in a lustrous greenish glaze with a golden sheen. Provenance: Collection of T.Y. Chao (1912-1999), and thence by descent in the family. Sotheby's. Chinese Art including Selected Works of Art from the... [Lire la suite]
14 novembre 2017

A pair of large blue and white 'phoenix and lotus' vases, hu, 18th-19th century

Lot 213. A pair of large blue and white 'phoenix and lotus' vases, hu, 18th-19th century. 22 in. (55.8 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 40,000. Price realised GBP 25,000. © Christies Images Ltd 2017 Each vase is decorated with two tubular bamboo-form handles to the neck. The main body is decorated in reverse with two pairs of confronting phoenix amongst dense lotus scrolls, all above a wide lappet band to the foot. The shoulders are decorated with ruyi-head, wave, and geometric... [Lire la suite]
14 novembre 2017

A rare and large blue and white twin-handled ‘dragon’ vase, hu, 18th-19th century

Lot 97. A rare and large blue and white twin-handled ‘dragon’ vase, hu, 18th-19th century. 21 ½ in. (54.6 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000. Price realised GBP 25,000. © Christies Images Ltd 2017 The vase is decorated with two tubular handles to the neck above concentric ribs to the shoulder. The body is finely decorated in varying shades of cobalt blue with nine writhing four-clawed dragons amongst dense tumultuous waves. Note: A large bottle vase dating to the Jiaqing-Daoguang period... [Lire la suite]

29 octobre 2017

A very large guan-type archaistic vase, hu, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 269. A very large guan-type archaistic vase, hu, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate GBP 80,000 - GBP 120,000 (USD 104,880 - USD 157,320). Price realised GBP 162,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The vase has a pair of stylised dragon handles and is decorated with raised archaistic straps and bosses, covered overall in a celadon glaze with a network of dark grey crackles. Provenance: Acquired in China prior to 1913 by an Italian... [Lire la suite]
25 octobre 2017

The Michael Michaels Collection of Early Chinese Art at Christie's London, 7 november 2017

  Lot 160. A bronze ritual wine vessel and cover, you, Late Shang dynasty (1600-1100 BC). 13 in (33 cm) high. Estimate 80,000 - GBP 120,000 (USD 105,600 - USD 158,400). Price realised GBP 248,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. Michael Michaels (Born: Magdeburg, Germany 1907 - Died: London, England 1986) In 1933, when the Nazis came to power in Germany, Michael Michaels fled to Britain as a penniless refugee. His first job was working in a raincoat factory owned by the Hammerson... [Lire la suite]
07 octobre 2017

A fine Ru-type hexagonal vase, hu, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3638. A fine Ru-type hexagonal vase, hu, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795),  46 cm, 18 1/8  in. Estimate 3,200,000 — 3,800,000 HKD. Lot sold 3,940,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. finely potted of hexagonal section, the facetted baluster body supported on a splayed foot, rising to a waisted neck flanked by a pair of tubular handles, covered overall with an attractive greyish-blue glaze of sky-blue tone, the glaze stopping neatly at the footring, inscribed to the base with... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2017

Covered Jar (Hu), Western Han dynasty (206 B.C.–A.D. 9), 1st century B.C.

Covered Jar (Hu), Western Han dynasty (206 B.C.–A.D. 9), 1st century B.C. Earthenware with painted decoration. H. 22 1/8 in. (56.2 cm); Diam. 13 5/8 in. (34.6 cm); Diam. of rim: 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm); Diam. of foot: 8 in. (20.3 cm). Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Tang Gift, 1986; 1986.170a, b © 2000–2017 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.  During the Warring States period (475–221 B.C.), jades, bronze, textiles, musical instruments, books and other luxuries were often placed in tombs to serve the needs of the deceased in the... [Lire la suite]