02 avril 2020

A miniature Guan-type hu-form vase, 18th century

Lot 2184. A miniature Guan-type hu-form vase, 18th century; 12½ in. (31.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price Realized USD 20,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  Made in imitation of Song dynasty Guan ware, the elegant vase has a faceted body with a pair of lug handles. The vase is covered overall with a glaze of pale bluish-grey color with fine dark grey crackle, wood stand, cloth box.. Note: A similar miniature, Guan-type hu-form vessel (8.8 cm.... [Lire la suite]
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08 février 2020

An unusual miniature white-glazed hu-form vase, Qianlong four-character incised seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1760. An unusual miniature white-glazed hu-form vase, Qianlong four-character incised seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 2 1/8 in. (5.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 10,000. Price realised USD 50,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  The pear-shaped vase incised with a design of a dragon pursuing a flaming pearl admidst clouds, above a wave band that encircles the base, raised on a straight foot ring, wood stand. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art... [Lire la suite]
08 février 2020

An aubergine-glazed hu-form vase, 17th century

Lot 1756. An aubergine-glazed hu-form vase, 17th century; 10½ in. (26.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 17,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  The body tapering from the sloping shoulder applied with a pair of deer-head handles, the exterior covered with a glaze of deep aubergine tone that continues over the mouth rim and pools thickly at the foot, the flat unglazed base burnt orange in the firing. Provenance: Mrs. Richard K. Sun Collection,... [Lire la suite]
19 décembre 2019

A large underglaze red decorated hu-form vase, Late Qing-Republic period

Lot 40. A large underglaze red decorated hu-form vase, Late Qing-Republic period; 21 1/4in (54cm) high. Estimate $10,000 - $15,000. Sold for US$ 7,500. © Bonhams. Powerfully drawn with four five-clawed dragons contending in a turbulent sea, the dynamic scene set off by raised elephant handles. Provenance: A Private Oregon Collection by Descent from China.  Bonhams. Chinese Works of Art, Los Angeles, 17 December 2019 
29 septembre 2019

An iron rust-glazed hu-form vase, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 642. An iron rust-glazed hu-form vase, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Height 6 3/8  in., 16.2 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Lot sold 6,250 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of archaistic hu form, the flattened pear-shaped body rising from a short foot to a quadrilobed mouth, flanked by two lug handles, covered evenly in a rich, silvery reddish-brown glaze, the base recessed and similarly glazed save for the foot ring. Provenance: Ralph M. Chait Collection, New... [Lire la suite]
27 août 2019

An unusual lavender-blue-glazed hu-form vase, 18th century

Lot 649. An unusual lavender-blue-glazed hu-form vase, 18th century; 11¼ in. (28.7 cm.) high. Estimate 15,000 - USD 18,000 USD. Price realised 18,750 USD. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. Raised on a splayed foot encirlced by a bow-string band, the shoulder with similar band below fixed rings suspended from loop handles, beneath a further bow-string band circumscribing the gently flared neck, covered overall and on the deeply recessed base with a pale lavender-blue glaze of even tone. ... [Lire la suite]

11 août 2019

A rare massive Guan-type hu-form vase, 17th-18th century

Lot 1412. A rare massive Guan-type hu-form vase, 17th-18th century; 18 7/8 in. (48 cm.) high. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 62,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. Based on Song dynasty prototypes, the faceted body of rounded rectangular section raised on a molded pedestal foot pierced with a rectangular aperture on each of the narrow sides, with a double bow-string band encircling the upper body and interrupted by the pair of tubular handles, covered overall with a pale grey-blue glaze suffused with dark... [Lire la suite]
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22 juillet 2019

A Guan-type hu-form vase and a Ge-type dish, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Lot 870. A Guan-type hu-form vase and a Ge-type dish, Qing dynasty (1644-1911); 7 1/8 in. (18 cm.) high, 6 in. and 3 1/8 in. (15.3 and 8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014  The vase is made in imitation of Song dynasty Guan ware with a faceted body, a pair of lug handles, and is covered overall with a glaze of pale bluish-grey color suffused with dark grey and pale gold crackle, the unglazed bottom of the foot is covered with a brown dressing. The... [Lire la suite]
24 juin 2019

A large blue and white Hu-form vase, Qianlong mark, 19th century

Lot 85. A large blue and white Hu-form vase, Qianlong mark, 19th century; 24 1/2in (62.2cm) high. Estimate US$ 15,000 - 20,000 (€ 13,000 - 18,000). © Bonhams. Heavily potted and molded in raised relief with taotie masks suspending mock rings at the shoulder, painted in shades of rich cobalt with wave and stiff-leaf bands around the waisted neck, consecutive bands of scrolling lotus, composite blossoms and waves encircling the ovoid body above a lappet band at the foot, the recessed base bearing the... [Lire la suite]
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17 mars 2019

A fine and rare blue and white hu-form vase, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)

Lot 363. A fine and rare blue and white hu-form vase, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722). Height 13 in., 33 cm. Estimate: US$60,000 - US$80,000. Lot Sold 62,500 US$. Courtesy Sotheby's. superbly potted, the pear-form body rising to a waisted neck with a raised fillet and an elegantly flaring rim, all supported on a tall splayed foot, finely painted in vivid tones of sapphire blue with a scholar reclining beneath a tall, arching pine tree, leaning with one arm supported on a stack of books, gazing... [Lire la suite]