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]

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]