16 août 2018

A large and unusual Fahua vase, meiping, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 1650. A large and unusual Fahua vase, meiping, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century; 18 in. (45.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 68,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011  Robustly potted and relief-decorated with beaded chains suspending monster masks, lotus blossoms, tassels, and precious objects, all below a ruyi collar on the shoulder, and above a band of bosses and petal lappets, below rouleau, dots, ruyi, florets and bound-ruyi, around the... [Lire la suite]

06 août 2018

A fine copper-red glazed meiping, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3613. A fine copper-red glazed meiping, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 29.2 cm., 11 1/2  in. Estimate 900,000 — 1,200,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,240,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's.   robustly potted with a tapered body sweeping up to broad shoulders, all surmounted by a waisted neck and a slightly flared lipped rim, the exterior applied overall with a lustrous deep red glaze thinning at the mouth, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character seal mark. ... [Lire la suite]
01 août 2018

A silver tixi-style meiping, China, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty or later

Lot 736. A silver tixi-style meiping, China, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty or later;8 ¼ in. (21 cm.) high, 303 g. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 60,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2015. The tapering ovoid body chased in imitation of tixi lacquer with four rows of triangular scroll pattern below a band of classic scroll on the shoulder, with bands of diaper pattern on the mouth rim and above the foot, box. Provenance: The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York,... [Lire la suite]
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31 juillet 2018

A rare 'Jizhou' meiping, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 103. A rare 'Jizhou' meiping, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Height 8 1/4  in., 21 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Lot sold 37,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's. with rounded shoulders tapering towards the foot, the body decorated in brown with an alternating repeated design of scrolls confined within ruyi-shaped outlines, the narrow neck painted with a key-fret band, rising to a rounded lip decorated with dots. Provenance: Acquired in California, circa 1980.Collection of... [Lire la suite]
28 juillet 2018

A flambé-glazed vase, meiping, Late Qing dynasty

Lot 28. A flambé-glazed vase, meiping, Late Qing dynasty; 9 3/4 in. (24.8 cm.) high. Estimate : USD 2,000 - 4,000. Price Realised: USD 4,375.00. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The exterior is covered with a rich raspberry glaze streaked in blue and thinning to mushroom at the mouth rim, and the base is covered with a crackle-suffused white glaze. Provenance: Carl A. Rietz Collection, California.Oakland Museum of California, de-accessioned in 1959, accession number 59.13.72.Acquired by the... [Lire la suite]
02 juillet 2018

A small copper-red glazed vase, meiping, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 1995. A small copper-red glazed vase, meiping, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 16 cm., 6 1/4 in. Estimate 700,000-900,000 HKD (67,484 — 86,765 EUR). Lot Sold 1,340,000  HKD (129,184 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. of finely potted baluster form with rounded shoulders rising to a short waisted neck, covered overall with a warm pinkish-red glaze, the interior and inset foot glazed white, with the four-character reign mark inscribed on the base within double circles. Provenance:... [Lire la suite]

18 juin 2018

A rare early Ming Longquan celadon meiping, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 3815. A rare early Ming Longquan celadon meiping, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 15 1/4 in. (38.7 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 250,000 - HKD 350,000. Price Realized HKD 620,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 The stoutly potted body tapering to a spreading foot with square-cut rim and the rounded shoulder rising to a short conical neck, covered overall with a lightly crackled glaze of soft olive-green tone, Japanese wood box. Provenance: A Japanese private collection. ... [Lire la suite]
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12 juin 2018

Vase meiping en porcelaine rouge-de-cuivre, Dynastie Qing, XVIIIe siècle

Lot 148. Vase meiping en porcelaine rouge-de-cuivre, Dynastie Qing, XVIIIe siècle, 18,1 cm, 7 1/8  in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 EUR. Lot sold 38,750 EUR. Courtesy Sotheby's. la panse étroite s'élargissant vers un épaulement arrondi et surmonté d'un petit col étranglé aux bords légèrement évasés, l'extérieur couvert d'une belle glaçure rouge s'épaississant vers le pied, le bord laissé blanc, marque apocryphe Xuande à six caractères dans un double cercle à la base. A fine copper-red glazed... [Lire la suite]
06 juin 2018

A dark copper glaze meiping vase, China, Qianlong mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 330. A dark copper glaze meiping vase, China, Qianlong mark and of the period (1736-1795); height 30 cm. Estimate CHF 10 000 / 15 000 (€ 8 330 / 12 500). Sold for CHF 102 500. Courtesy Koller. Provenance: Swiss private collection, purchased before 1949. Koller. Asian Art: Himalaya, China - Wednesday 06 June 2018 10.00 AM
04 juin 2018

A cloisonné enamel 'lotus and grapes' vase, meiping, 16th century

Lot 16. A cloisonné enamel 'lotus and grapes' vase, meiping, 16th century; 19.4cm (7 1/2in) high. Estimate HK$80,000 - 100,000. Sold for HK$ 87,500 (€ 9,501). Courtesy Bonhams. Vividly enamelled in dark blue, green, yellow, red and white with grapevines amidst leafy tendrils, between a band of scrolling lotus and upright plantain leaves, all reserved on a turquoise ground. Note: The subject matter of grapes growing in large clusters on vines was popular during the Ming dynasty, representing the... [Lire la suite]