13 avril 2020

A 'robin's-egg' blue lantern vase, Incised seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3091. A 'robin's-egg' blue lantern vase, Incised seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 24.1 cm., 9 1/2  in. Estimate 300,000 — 400,000 HKD. Lot sold 937,500 HKD  (88,258 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. of cylindrical form, finely potted with slightly tapering sides rising from a short foot to a waisted neck and slightly everted rim, flanked by a pair of flat gu-vase-shaped mock handles below the rounded shoulders, the ovoid body covered on the exterior... [Lire la suite]

23 mars 2020

A tea-dust glazed bottle vase, incised seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3036. A tea-dust glazed bottle vase, incised seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 33 cm., 13 in. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 HKD. Lot Sold 680,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's of elegant pear shape, with a swelling ovoid body rising from a short splayed foot to a slender neck, covered overall in a yellow-speckled olive-green glaze, the base incised with a six-character seal mark, the foot and mark dressed in a brown slip. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works... [Lire la suite]
01 novembre 2019

An archaistic simulated bronze vase, Incised seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 19. An archaistic simulated bronze vase, Incised seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 25 cm., 9 5/8 in. Estimate 4,000,000 — 6,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 6,620,000 HKD (850,538 USD). Photo Sotheby's modelled after the archaic bronze lei form, the baluster body flanked by a pair of animal-mask handles suspending faux ring handles, all between a tall splayed foot and a waisted neck moulded in low relief with a band of stylised confronting dragons beneath a short straight... [Lire la suite]
30 juillet 2019

A rare yellow jade 'chilong' vase and cover, Incised seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3630. A rare yellow jade 'chilong' vase and cover, Incised seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795), 14 cm., 5 1/2  in. Estimate 10,000,000 — 15,000,000 HKD (1,290,000 — 1,935,000 USD). Lot sold 12,080,000 HK (1,558,320 USD). © Sotheby's the baluster body rising from a splayed foot to an angular shoulder and waisted neck, the neck flanked by a pair of 'C'-scroll handles, the body deftly worked in high relief with a flaming pearl and three... [Lire la suite]
05 avril 2019

An exceptional flambé-glazed vase, meiping, Incised seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3653. An exceptional flambé-glazed vase, meiping, Incised seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 34.9 cm, 13 3/4  in. Estimate 4,000,000 — 6,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 4,735,000 HKD (609,915 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. superbly potted with a tapering body sweeping up to a broad rounded shoulder, surmounted by a short waisted neck and lipped rim, covered overall with a brilliant rich deep red glaze with milky-blue and lavender streaks, thinning to pale sky-blue along the rim and stopping... [Lire la suite]
07 février 2019

An incised white-glazed 'lotus' bowl, incised seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 2664. An incised white-glazed 'lotus' bowl, incised seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 12.5 cm., 4 7/8 in. Estimate 250,000 — 350,000 HKD. Lot Sold 437,500 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's 2010. the deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to an everted rim, finely incised to the interior with a floral medallion encircled by an undulating leafy lotus scroll and double lines at the rim, the exterior similarly incised above a lotus-lappet band, covered overall in a... [Lire la suite]

26 janvier 2019

A large and impressive flambé-glazed jar, incised seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 2666. A large and impressive flambé-glazed jar, incised seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 44 cm., 17 1/4 in. Estimate 1,000,000 — 1,200,000 HKD. Lot Sold 3,140,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's 2010. the robustly-potted globular body rising from a recessed base to a broad incurved lipped mouth, the exterior with a rich red glaze of crushed-raspberry tone streaked from the rim down with a bluish-white glaze also covering the interior, the base of... [Lire la suite]
05 août 2018

A flambé-glazed bottle vase, yuhuchunping, Incised seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3610. A flambé-glazed bottle vase, yuhuchunping, Incised seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 30 cm, 11 3/4  in. Estimate 2,000,000 — 3,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 3,280,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby’s well potted with a pear-shaped body rising from a short splayed foot to a waisted neck and flared mouthrim, the exterior covered with a thick deep-purple glaze with splashes of milky bluish-lavender, the glaze stopping neatly at the mouthrim and footring, the interior applied with a... [Lire la suite]
01 avril 2018

A fine and magnificent lemon-yellow and underglaze-blue ‘Dragon’ vase, tianqiuping, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3620. A fine and magnificent lemon-yellow and underglaze-blue ‘Dragon’ vase, tianqiuping, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 60.8 cm, 23 7/8  in. Estimate 30,000,000 — 40,000,000 (3,092,449 - 4,123,266 EUR). Lot Sold 70,586,500 HKD (7,303,890 EUR) (8,993,426 USD).. © Sotheby's 2018 robustly potted with a globular body rising to a cylindrical neck, the body superbly painted in rich cobalt-blue tones simulating the 'heaped and piled' effect,... [Lire la suite]
20 février 2018

An Exceptional 'Qiangjin' and 'Tianqi' Lacquer 'Wandai Shenghe' Double-Lozenge Box and Cover, Mark and Period of Qianlong

Lot 50. An Exceptional 'Qiangjin' and 'Tianqi' Lacquer 'Wandai Shenghe' Double-Lozenge Box and Cover, Mark and Period of Qianlong (1736-1795); width 31.7 cm., 12 1/2  in. Estimate 1,500,000 — 2,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,840,000 HKD. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 omodelled in the form of two overlapping lozenges with six cylindrical posts at the corners, the cinnabar lacquer finely incised and gilt in the qiangjin technique and further picked out... [Lire la suite]