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]
08 septembre 2018

A famille-verte hu-form vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 121. A famille-verte hu-form vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 8 in., 20.3 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Unsold. © Sotheby's. the pear-shaped body rising from a tall spreading foot to a flared mouth with a galleried rim, enameled around the body with four large pendent ruyi enclosing butterflies and flower sprays, alternated with smallerruyi containing chrysanthemum heads, all against a stippled pale green ground, the shoulder encircled by a... [Lire la suite]
24 mars 2018

A small famille rose hu-form vase, Republic period

Lot 622. A small famille rose hu-form vase, Republic period (1911-1949); 6 ¾ in. (16.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 21,250 © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The vase is finely decorated on one side with narcissus and lingzhigrowing around blue rocks and on the reverse with branches of pink and white crabapple, the branch of pink blossoms entwined with a convolvulous vine, and the neck is flanked by a pair of gilt-decorated iron-red handles formed... [Lire la suite]

14 mars 2018

A famille-verte hu-form vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 333. A famille-verte hu-form vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 15 1/8  in., 38.4 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000. © Sotheby's the swelling body supported on a tall spreading foot and rising to a wide waisted neck and flared rim, finely enameled with a wide collar band enclosing alternating stylized leafing peony and chrysanthemum meanders on an iron-red ground boldly outlined in black, surmounted by four lion-masks suspending rings and stylized lotus blossoms, the rim with... [Lire la suite]
17 juillet 2017

A fine large blue and white hu-form vase, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1907. A fine large blue and white hu-form vase, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795), 20 in. (50.8 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 3,800,000 - HKD 4,500,000. Price realised HKD 10,180,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2010 Well painted in Ming style with 'heaped and piled' effect, around the lower body with a broad band of foliate scroll bearing eight large blossoms, between waves around the base and a ruyi collar at the angled shoulders, the upper body with similar... [Lire la suite]
12 juillet 2017

A fine blue and white hu-form vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3201. A fine blue and white hu-form vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate HKD 800,000 - HKD 1,200,000. Price realised HKD 1,500,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The vase is vividly painted with a lotus scroll band and a composite floral scroll, above cresting waves and below overlapping stylised plantain leaves around the waisted neck, all divided by raised double-moulded line borders. The shoulder is set with a pair of integral... [Lire la suite]
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15 mars 2017

A rare and large ru-type hu-form vase, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 511. A rare and large ru-type hu-form vase, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735). Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 USD. Lot sold 396,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. of archaistic bronze form, the broad pear-shaped body rising from a slightly spreading foot to a waisted neck encircled with a raised fillet and flanked by a pair of single-horn mythical animal-mask handles suspending mock rings, covered overall with a thick lavender-blue glaze, save for the unglazed foot ring, the base with a... [Lire la suite]