02 octobre 2018

A rare flambé-glazed vase, hu, seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3646. A rare flambé-glazed vase, hu, seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 24.6 cm, 9 5/8  in. Estimate 1,500,000 — 2,000,000 HKD (191,085 - 254,780 USD). Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. the ovoid body supported on a splayed foot rising to a waisted neck, moulded with two horizontal ribs around the high shoulder and the neck, set with a pair of animal mask handles suspending fixed rings, the exterior covered with a rich glaze of mottled... [Lire la suite]

30 septembre 2018

A fine large blue and white Ming-style vase, hu, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3612. A fine large blue and white Ming-style vase, hu, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 49 cm, 19 1/4  in. Estimate: 10,000,000-15,000,000 HKD (1,273,900 - 1,910,850 USD). Unsold.  Courtesy Sotheby's. the robust ovoid body supported on a splayed foot, sweeping up to a waisted neck and everted rim, set with two taotie-mask handles suspending mock rings, brightly painted in deep shades of cobalt accented by contrived 'heaping and piling' with... [Lire la suite]
27 septembre 2018

A fine and rare Guan-type vase, hu, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot  101. A fine and rare Guan-type vase, hu, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 19.7 cm, 7 3/4  in. Estimate 1,500,000 — 1,800,000 HKD (191,100 - 229,320 USD). Lot Sold 3,480,000 HKD (443,909 USD). Photo: Sotheby's. of archaistic hu form, well potted with a bulbous pear-shaped body elegantly rising from a splayed foot to a waisted neck and gently flaring rim, set with two stylised turtledove-shaped loop handles... [Lire la suite]
02 juillet 2018

A Ge-type vase, hu, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 1987. A Ge-type vase, hu, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 25 cm., 9 7/8 in. Estimate 1,200,000 — 1,800,000 HKD (115,687 — 173,530 EUR). Lot Sold 1,460,000 HKD (140,752 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. of archaistic hu form, the ovoid body supported on a pronounced foot, decorated with two double-raised fillets, gently tapering to a waisted flared neck, flanked by a pair of animal mask and mock-ring handles at the shoulder, applied overall with a soft creamy grey glaze... [Lire la suite]
08 juin 2018

A large Ge-type hexagonal vase, hu, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 148. A large Ge-type hexagonal vase, hu, Qing dynasty, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795). Hauteur: 47 cm. (18 ½ in.). Estimate EUR 100,000 - EUR 150,000 (USD 117,353 - USD 176,030). Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. De forme hexagonale, il est entièrement recouvert d'une glaçure bleu-gris finement infusée de craquelures noires et brunes. Le col évasé est flanqué par une paire d'anses tubulaires.  Note: The glaze on this Qianlong... [Lire la suite]
28 mai 2018

A large guan-type vase, hu, Qianlong seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 48. A large Guan-type vase, hu, Qianlong seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 51.7cm (20 1/2in) high. Estimate HK$ 200,000 - 300,000 (€ 22,000 - 33,000). Sold for HK$ 500,000 (€ 54,732) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2018 Robustly potted with an angular sloping shoulder rising from a short splayed foot to a waisted neck encircled by a raised horizontal rib, flanked atop by a pair of tubular handles, covered overall with an even sea-green glaze suffused with colourless and subtle russet... [Lire la suite]

18 mai 2018

A rare flambé-glazed vase, hu, Qianlong seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 242. A rare flambé-glazed vase, hu, Qianlong seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 20.5cm (8 1/8in) high. Estimate £10,000 - 15,000. Sold for £ 20,000 (€ 22,902) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2018 Of archaic form, the pear-shaped body rising from a slightly spreading foot to a waisted neck encircled with a raised band and set with a pair of animal-mask handles suspending fixed rings, covered overall with a glaze of brilliant streaked purple-blue and crimson colour thinning to a lilac-blue and cream... [Lire la suite]
01 mai 2018

A fine and large famille rose 'hundred deer' vase, hu, Late Qing dynasty, Qianlong seal mark

Lot 247. A fine and large famille rose 'hundred deer' vase, hu, Late Qing dynasty, Qianlong seal mark; 43.4cm high. Estimate HK$700,000 - 900,000. Sold for HK$ 875,000 (€ 92,298). © Bonhams 2001-2013. The bulbous body with gently rising shoulder, flanked at the sides with a pair of gilt chidragon handles, the exterior finely painted to a continuous landscape scene with 'one hundred' deer in white, beige and brown in various activities, including prancing in open fields,... [Lire la suite]
01 mai 2018

A fine and large famille rose 'hundred deer' vase, hu, Late Qing dynasty, Qianlong seal mark

Lot 246. A fine and large famille rose 'hundred deer' vase, hu, Late Qing dynasty, Qianlong seal mark; 43.5cm high. Estimate HK$700,000 - 900,000. Sold for HK$ 875,000 (€ 92,298). © Bonhams 2001-2013. The bulbous body with gently rising shoulder, flanked at the sides with a pair of gilt chidragon handles, the exterior finely painted with a continuous landscape scene of deer decorated in white, beige and brown enamels engaging in various activities, including grazing and prancing in open fields,... [Lire la suite]
01 mai 2018

A fine large famille rose yellow-ground 'sylvan landscapes' vase, hu, Late Qing dynasty, Yongzheng six-character mark

Lot 245. A fine large famille rose yellow-ground 'sylvan landscapes' vase, hu, Late Qing dynasty, Yongzheng six-character mark; 46.1cm high. Estimate HK$350,000 - 500,000. Sold for HK$ 437,500 (€ 46,149). © Bonhams 2001-2013. The bulbous body flanked at the sides with a pair of gilt chi dragon handles, the exterior finely painted with two barbed cartouches of figures in landscape scenes, one depicting a scholar with a female attendant within a waterfront pavilion looking outwards at a lone figure... [Lire la suite]