13 juin 2020

Jarre en bronze, hu, Dynastie des Han (IIIème av. JC.-IIIème siècle)

Lot 101. Jarre en bronze, hu, Dynastie des Han (IIIème av. JC.-IIIème siècle). Hauteur: 36,8 cm. (14 ½ in.). Estimate EUR 18,000 - EUR 25,000 (USD 20,472 - USD 28,433). Price realised EUR 9,375. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Le corps globulaire légèrement aplati est sculpté de cercles concentriques, décorés sur les côtés d'une paire de anses en forme de monstres soutenant des anneaux mobiles, le pied est haut légèrement évasé et rythmé d'anses verticales. Le bronze a une... [Lire la suite]

28 mai 2020

A rare pair of large cloisonné enamel 'hundred deer' vases, hu, Jiaqing period (1796-1820)

Lot 3286. A rare pair of large cloisonné enamel 'hundred deer' vases, hu, Jiaqing period (1796-1820); 18 5/8 in. (47.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price Realized USD 389,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each of the full-bodied vases is superbly decorated in vivid enamels against a bright turquoise ground, with a herd of deer, comprising bucks, does and their young, shown grazing, gamboling and resting in a lush landscape amidst pine and peach trees,... [Lire la suite]
13 mai 2020

A rare archaic bronze ‘gourd’ vase and cover, hu, Eastern Zhou dynasty

Lot 543. A rare archaic bronze ‘gourd’ vase and cover, hu, Eastern Zhou dynasty; 29.5cm high. Estimate HK$60,000 - 80,000. Sold for HK$ 625,000 (€ 74,499). Courtesy Bonhams. The bulbous flask-shaped body supported on a simulated rope-twist foot, rising to a straight neck offset on one side of the shoulder, intricately cast with three wide bands of dense interlocking abstract motifs on the lower body and an additional band at the neck, cast on one side with a convex bar handle decorated with keyfret scrolls, attached... [Lire la suite]
15 avril 2020

An archaistic gold and silver-inlaid bronze vessel, hu, 18th century

Lot 61. An archaistic gold and silver-inlaid bronze vessel, hu, 18th century; 17cm (6 6/8in) high. Estimate £ 5,000-8,000. Sold for £ 6,250 (€ 7,152). Courtesy Bonhams.  The pear-shaped body rising from a low splayed foot, decorated on both sides with a taotie mask, the waisted neck with a band of stylised gui dragons divided by four vertical flanges, below eight upright cicada lappets enclosing scrolling motifs, the base with a diamond grid pattern. Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART, London, 12... [Lire la suite]
14 avril 2020

A large archaistic green jade vase, hu, Qianlong fang gu mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 162. A large archaistic green jade vase, hu, Qianlong fang gu mark and of the period (1736-1795); 27.3cm (10 6/8in) high. Estimate £ 10,000-15,000. Sold for £ 31,250 (€ 35,687). Courtesy Bonhams. The vase modelled as a flattened archaic bronze hu, well carved on each side with a taotie mask reserved on a leiwen ground between borders of scrolling clouds, the waisted neck flanked by a pair of animal-head ring handles, the greyish-green stone with opaque white and grey inclusions. Provenance: a... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2020

A magnificent famille rose 'Hundred deer' vase, Hu, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3990. A magnificent famille rose 'Hundred deer' vase, Hu, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 17 1/2 in. (44.5 cm.) high. Estimate 5,000,000 - HKD 8,000,000. Price realised HKD 14,660,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012.   Of archaistic form, the full-bodied vase is superbly painted in vivid enamels with a herd of deer, comprising bucks, does and their young with reddish-brown fur, spotted hide and dappled white coats. The deer are grazing,... [Lire la suite]

13 avril 2020

A magnificent and rare celadon-glazed archaistic vase, Hu, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3963. A magnificent and rare celadon-glazed archaistic vase, Hu, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 9 3/4 in. (24.7 cm.) wide. Estimate 25,000,000 - HKD 35,000,000. Price realised HKD 28,660,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012.   The vase is well potted in baluster form with an angular sloping shoulder rising to a broad waisted neck surmounted by a galleried rim. It is finely moulded and carved all around with five registers of archaistic... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2020

A bronze ritual wine vessel and cover, hu, Late Spring and Autumn period, late 6th-5th century BC

Lot 2023. A bronze ritual wine vessel and cover, hu, Late Spring and Autumn period, late 6th-5th century BC; 16½ in. (41.9 cm.) high with handle. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price Realized USD 125,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The slender pear-shaped body is raised on a spreading pedestal foot and crisply cast in relief with five bands of S-shaped scrolls with curled tips set between plain borders. A band of upright blades is flat-cast on the tall, slightly waisted neck... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2020

A fine and rare teadust-glazed pear-shaped vase, hu, Qianlong impressed six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3507. A fine and rare teadust-glazed pear-shaped vase, hu, Qianlong impressed six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 10 1/4 in. (26 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 3,000,000 - HKD 5,000,000. Price Realized HKD 4,240,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013  The vase is well potted in hu-form with a globular lower body resting on a slightly spreading foot, rising to a broad cylindrical neck and gently stepped rim. The neck is flanked by a pair of cylindrical lug handles. It is... [Lire la suite]
20 février 2020

A large famille rose molded 'Hundred-deer' vase, hu, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Lot 1825. A large famille rose molded 'Hundred-deer' vase, hu, Qing dynasty (1644-1911); 18 3/8 in. (46.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 40,000. Price realised USD 43,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.   Raised on a short foot and molded around the body with numerous deer frolicking amidst a rocky landscape painted in famille rose enamels and divided by a gilt bow-string band at the shoulder, all beneath a ruyi border at the flared rim, the interior and base... [Lire la suite]