05 mars 2011

Chinese monochromes @ Christie's Interiors

A Chinese liver-red-glazed pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping.  Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 The pear-shaped body rising to a flaring rim, covered on the exterior with a pale liver-red glaze, the neck interior and underside under a white glaze, the base with a Qianlong underglaze-blue seal mark, 11½ in. (29 cm.) high  - Estimate £800 - £1,200 - Price Realized  £6,000 A pair of large Chinese crackle-glazed vases. 19th century.  Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 Each flanked by loose ring animal mask... [Lire la suite]

28 août 2009

A collection of chinese monochromes @ Christie's London

Three liver-red-glazed dishes, Yongzheng and Qianlong marks and of the period (1723-35 and 1736-95) a pair of saucer-shaped dishes under even glazes thinning to white at the rims, underglaze blue Yongzheng six-character marks to base; and a similar, smaller dish, under a slightly deeper glaze, underglaze blue Qianlong six-character mark to base -- the pair 8 1/8 in. (20.5 cm.) diam. (3) - Est. £2,000 - £3,000 A moulded celadon vase, 18th/19th century of ovoid form, decorated to the body with bands of raised geometric... [Lire la suite]