11 mai 2022

A rare lavender-glazed bowl, Mark and period of Yongzheng

Lot 3518. A rare lavender-glazed bowl, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 12 cm, wood stand and Japanese wood box. Lot sold 1,512,000 HKD (Estimate : 1,200,000 - 1,800,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: Collection of H.R.N. Norton, until 1962. Sotheby's London, 5th November 1963, lot 197. John Sparks Ltd, London. Bluett & Son Ltd, 16th December 1986. Marchant, London, 16th June 1987. A Greek private collection. Sotheby's London, 7th November 2012, lot... [Lire la suite]

23 février 2020

A fine purple-splashed 'Jun' lavender-glazed bowl, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 501. A fine purple-splashed 'Jun' lavender-glazed bowl, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); diameter 5 1/8 in., 13 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 USD. Lot sold 37,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the wide rounded sides rising from a short splayed foot to a flared rim, covered overall in a lavender-blue glaze thinning to a buff tone at the rim and splashed to the interior with four purple streaks, the glaze falling short of the foot and revealing the reddish-brown. ... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2018

A fine and very rare lavender-glazed bottle vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 2119. A fine and very rare lavender-glazed bottle vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark and of the period (1723-1735); 6 in. (15.2 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000. Price realised HKD 5,300,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012  The vase is exquisitely potted with the angled shoulder tapering to a tall slim cylindrical neck. It is covered overall with a soft lavender glaze with the exception of the base bearing the seal mark written in three vertical lines... [Lire la suite]
30 août 2017

A lavender-glazed 'Jun' bowl, Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1368)

Lot 82. A lavender-glazed 'Jun' bowl, Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1368). Diameter 7 1/2  in., 19 cm. Estimate 6,000 - 8,000 USD. Lot sold 21,250 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the flaring sides rising from a spreading foot to an incurved rim, covered overall with a lavender-blue glaze thinning to a mushroom tone around the rim and pooling just above the foot. Provenance: Collection of Mrs. Edwin Sibley Webster (1870-1969), Boston, Massachusetts, and thence by descent.  Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2017

A very rare incised lavender-glazed vase and cover, Shunzhi period, circa 1650

 Lot 3549. A very rare incised lavender-glazed vase and cover, Shunzhi period, circa 1650. Estimate $50,000 – $70,000. Price Realized $257,000. Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2015 The jar, of ovoid form with pronounced shoulders and a short neck, is incised on the body with large blossoming peony branches surrounded by curling leaves and small tendrils, beneath a narrow scroll band and a wider border of freely incised flowers. All but the brown-dressed rim and the unglazed base is covered in a pale... [Lire la suite]
29 août 2015

A lavender-glazed ritual altar vessel and cover (dou), Guangxu mark and period

A lavender-glazed ritual altar vessel and cover (dou), Guangxu mark and period. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the rounded bowl supported on a columnar base encircled with a raised band and terminating in a flared pedestal foot, surmounted by a fitted  domed cover with globular knop, molded with bands of archaistic design in crisp, shallow relief, and applied overall with a lustrous purple-tinged blue glaze, the interior and base white-glazed, the six-character mark... [Lire la suite]

03 avril 2015

An extremely fine and rare lavender-glazed bottle vase, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 110. An extremely fine and rare lavender-glazed bottle vase, Mark and period of Yongzheng;  31.5 cm., 12 3/8  in.. Estimate 10,000,000 — 15,000,000 HKD (1,140,158 - 1,710,238 EUR). Lot sold 15,680,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. exquisitely potted with a compressed globular body rising from a slightly splayed foot to a tall slender tapered neck and a wide galleried mouthrim, the body encircled by two slightly raised ribs, covered overall save for the interior and underside... [Lire la suite]
15 novembre 2013

A lavender-glazed square 'parcel' water dropper, Early Qing dynasty

Lot 223. A lavender-glazed square 'parcel' water dropper, Early Qing dynasty; 5.2cm wide. Estimate HK$ 30,000 - 50,000 (€2,900 - 4,800). Sold for HK$ 162,500 (€ 17,141). Photo courtesy Bonhams Potted in the form of a square water pot set with a spout on one side and an air hole on the other side, wrapped in a cloth tied in a knot at the top, the creamy glaze of lavender blue colour, the base with a four-character zhuanshu seal mark in underglaze-blue.  Bonhams. FINE CHINESE... [Lire la suite]
28 septembre 2013

A rare lavender-glazed hexagonal flowerpot and stand, Incised seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3002. A rare lavender-glazed hexagonal flowerpot and stand, Incised seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 20.8 cm., 8 1/8  in. Estimate 1,000,000 - 1,500,000 HKD. Lot sold 4,600,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's of hexagonal form with gently flared walls, the slightly concave sides with indented corners rising at an angle from a recessed foot of conforming section, all supported on a pierced trompe-l'oeil integralbase with a stepped curved apron... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2013

A lavender-glazed Imperial 'jun' narcissus bowl, Ming dynasty, early 15th century

Lot 3045. A lavender-glazed Imperial 'jun' narcissus bowl. Ming dynasty, early 15th century; 23.8 cm, 9 3/8  in. Estimate 3,000,000 - 4,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 5,800,000 HKD.Photo:  Sotheby's. the lobed sides divided in six bracket-foliations, rising to a barbed everted rim with a beaded border, supported on three ruyi-shaped feet, the glaze on the interior of milky-lavender tone pooling in the centre, the exterior of vivid purple tone, thinning to a mushroom tone on the edges of the rim and... [Lire la suite]