14 avril 2019

A white-glazed vase, meiping, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double-circle and of the period (1723-173

Lot 190. A white-glazed vase, meiping, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double-circle and of the period (1723-1735); 13 1/8 in. (33.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 50,000 - GBP 80,000 (USD 65,250 - USD 104,400). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The vase is well-potted with a high broad shoulder below a short, waisted neck, and tapers elegantly towards the slightly flared foot. It is covered overall in a transparent glaze stopping neatly around the unglazed foot rim. Provenance: Hugh M.... [Lire la suite]

08 avril 2019

A Copper-Red ‘Dragon’ Vase, Meiping, Qianlong Period (1736-1795)

Lot 3015. A Copper-Red ‘Dragon’ Vase, Meiping, Qianlong Period (1736-1795). H 36cm. Estimate HKD 50,000 - 80,000. Lot sold HKD 590,000 (USD 75,205). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Poly Auction Hong Kong. Imperial Curiosity – Art of Interior Decoration, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 2 april 2019
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]
03 avril 2019

A Fine And Magnificent Cobalt-Blue And Iron red 'Dragon' Vase, Meiping, Seal Mark and Period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3619. A Fine And Magnificent Cobalt-Blue And Iron red 'Dragon' Vase, Meiping, Seal Mark and Period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 27.4 cm, 10 3/4 in. Estimate: 18,000,000 - 25,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 30,175,000 HKD (3,886,842 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. superbly potted with a tapering body sweeping up to a broad rounded shoulder surmounted by a waisted neck and everted rim, the exterior brilliantly enamelled in varying tones of iron red with two five-clawed dragons reaching for a... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2019

A ‘Longquan’ Celadon Octagonal Faceted Vase, Meiping, Yuan Dynasty, 13th-14th Century

Lot 3072. A ‘Longquan’ Celadon Octagonal Faceted Vase, Meiping, Yuan Dynasty, 13th-14th Century. H 26.4cm. Estimate HKD 2,500,000 - 3,500,000 (USD 318,475 - 445,865). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Provenance: 1. The Sze Yuan Tang Collection, acquired in Hong Kong during 1980s-1990s2. Sotheby's London, 13 July 2005, lot.1943. Bonhams London, 9 November 2017, lot.37. Poly Auction Hong Kong. Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 2 april 2019 3:00PM
28 mars 2019

A Fine and Rare Spotted Jizhou Vase, Meiping, Southern Song Dynasty, 12th-13th Century

Lot 3504. A Fine and Rare Spotted Jizhou Vase, Meiping, Southern Song Dynasty, 12th-13th Century. H 21.5cm. Estimate HKD 250,000 - 300,000 (USD 31,847 - 38,217). Lot sold HKD 2,242,000 (USD 285,564). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited. The vase is potted in elongated ovoid body with a short neck and lipped rim set above rounded shoulders tapering to a narrow foot. The vase is covered overall with evenly spaced and well controlled dark brown 'leopard' spots left in reserve against a milky tan ground.... [Lire la suite]

22 mars 2019

A ‘Robin’s Egg’ Glazed Vase, Meiping, Qianlong Period, 1736-1795

Lot 3511. A ‘Robin’s Egg’ Glazed Vase, Meiping, Qianlong Mark and Period, 1736-1795. H 33.8cm. Estimate HKD 3,500,000 - 4,500,000 (USD 445,988 - 573,413). Lot sold HKD 5,546,000 (USD 706,394). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited The vase is well potted with high swelling shoulders rising from a gently spreading foot, that all below the short waisted neck with lipped rim. The vase is covered overall in a striking rich mottled blue and turquoise glaze running in cascades down the sides,... [Lire la suite]
07 mars 2019

A reticulated fahua meiping, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 1642. A reticulated fahua meiping, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century; 11 in. (29.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019  The vase is pierced through the body, and decorated in blue, turquoise, yellow and cream enamels with a continuous scene of scholars amidst pine trees in the central register, lappets on the foot, and a band of peony scroll on the shoulder.  Provenance: Private collection, Europe. Note: The present vase is not only remarkable for its... [Lire la suite]
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28 février 2019

A rare painted 'jizhou' vase, meiping, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 404. A rare painted 'jizhou' vase, meiping, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279); 7 1/4 in., 18.5 cm. Estimate 70,000 - 90,000 USD. Lot sold 96,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. finely potted of ovoid form, exquisitely painted in brown slip against a white ground with two large barbed foliate medallions enclosing a hexagonal diaper pattern on the interior, reserved on a dense ground of wave scrolls of various sizes, above a thin band of pendent lappets and keyfret around the foot, all set... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2019

A superb and rare early Ming blue and white vase, meiping, Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403-1425)

Lot 750. A superb and rare early Ming blue and white vase, meiping, Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403-1425); 12 5/8 in., 32 cm. Estimate 900,000 — 1,200,000 USD. Lot sold 1,048,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the finely potted baluster body rising from a gently tapering base to full swelling shoulders, surmounted by a short waisted neck with rolled lip, superbly painted in graduated tones of vivid cobalt-blue enhanced by characteristic 'heaping and piling', with a broad... [Lire la suite]