05 avril 2019

A large blue and white 'lotus' vase, hu, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3630. A large blue and white 'lotus' vase, hu, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 45.5 cm, 17 7/8  in. Estimate 3,000,000 — 5,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 3,750,000 HKD (515,240 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. robustly potted with a pear-shaped body rising from a short spreading foot to a short waisted flaring neck flanked by a pair of archaistic scroll handles, painted around the exterior in rich cobalt-blue tones with a broad scrolling lotus band, all between ruyi,... [Lire la suite]

05 avril 2019

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

Lot 3633. A fine and large blue and white 'floral' vase, hu, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 52 cm, 20 1/2  in. Estimate 3,000,000 — 5,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 8,335,000 HKD (1,073,631 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. robustly potted with deep rounded sides rising to an angled shoulder and surmounted by a tall flaring neck flanked by a pair of tubular handles, richly decorated in brilliant cobalt tones around the sides with floral blooms borne on a continuous foliate stem, between... [Lire la suite]
02 avril 2019

Selected Imperial Qing Ceramics from the Tianminlou Collection at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 03 Apr 2019

Lot 14. A very fine blue and white ‘Flower and Fruit’ garlic-mouth bottle vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 27.7 cm, 10 7/8  in. Estimate: HK$5,000,000 - 7,000,000/ US$ 637,250 - 892,150. Courtesy Sotheby's. with a pear-shaped body supported on a spreading foot and tapering to a tall slender neck with a garlic-head mouth and thin lip, the body painted in bright cobalt-blue tones with stipples to imitate the ‘heaped and piled’ effect, decorated with alternating flowering... [Lire la suite]
24 février 2019

An unusual silver and copper-inlaid bronze wine vessel, hu, Warring States period, 4th-3rd century BC

Lot 365. An unusual silver and copper-inlaid bronze wine vessel, hu, Warring States period, 4th-3rd century BC; 13 5/8 in. (34.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price Realized: USD 92,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2008. Of flask form, the rounded faceted body raised on a shallow pedestal foot and decorated on the sides with two registers of recessed panels cast in low relief with interlaced scrolls surrounded by a plain silver ground within 'cord' borders, the shoulder with a pair of mask... [Lire la suite]
10 février 2019

A burnished black pottery jar and cover, hu, Warring States Period-Early Western Han Dynasty, 3rd-2nd century BC

Lot 702. A burnished black pottery jar and cover, hu, Warring States Period-Early Western Han Dynasty,3rd-2nd century BC; 12¾ in. (32.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 75,000. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014 The jar and cover have a burnished black exterior. The body of the jar is encircled by three double-grooved bands -- one mid-body, the other two forming the borders of a wide matte band decorated with burnished vertical zigzags on the... [Lire la suite]
21 janvier 2019

Fragment d'un Vase en Bronze, Hu, Dynastie des Zhou Orientaux, fin de l'époque Printemps-Automne, ca. VIe-Ve siècle avant J.-C.

Lot 42. Fragment d'un Vase en Bronze, Hu, Dynastie des Zhou Orientaux, fin de l'époque Printemps-Automne, ca. VIe-Ve siècle avant J.-C.; Larg. 17 cm. Estimation 8,000 — 12,000 EUR. Lot Vendu 37,500 EUR. Courtesy Sotheby's 2015. légèrement incurvé, finement sculpté en bas-relief de deux registres de décoration horizontaux, la bande supérieure abritant des personnages décochant des flèches à des bêtes fabuleuses, la bande inférieure abritant dragons, oiseaux et personnages fabuleux ailés,... [Lire la suite]

02 janvier 2019

A fine Guan-type vase, Hu, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 161. A fine Guan-type vase, Hu, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795); 14.5cm., 5 3/4 in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP. Lot sold 62,500 GBP. © Sotheby’s the pear-shaped octagonal body rising from a straight foot to a gently flaring rim, flanked by a pair of tubular handles, covered overall in a greyish blue glaze, the glaze draining to a mushroom tone around the rim and handles and stopping neatly above the foot revealing the greyish-brown body, inscribed with a six-character... [Lire la suite]
31 décembre 2018

A flambé-glazed hu, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 1484. A flambé-glazed hu, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Height 8 1/2  in., 21.6 cm. Estimate $3,000 - $5,000. Sold: $3,750. © Sotheby's the heavily potted ovoid body rising from a tapering foot to a short waisted neck and slightly flared mouth, the shoulders with elephant mask handles, the whole covered in a red glaze suffused with vibrant blue and violet. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 18 March 2017
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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]