03 novembre 2021

A fine blue and white ovoid jar, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 19. A fine blue and white ovoid jar, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 32.4 cm. Lot sold: 2,394,000 HKD (Estimate: 1,200,000 - 1,800,000). © Sotheby's 2021 superbly potted with a generous well-rounded ovoid body gently rising from a tapering foot to a short waisted neck and lipped mouth, brilliantly painted in vibrant tones of cobalt blue with a composite floral scroll of large lotus blooms borne on an undulating leafy stem, between a band of lappets above the foot and a collar... [Lire la suite]

04 octobre 2021

A blue and white ovoid jar, Chongzhen period, circa 1640

Lot 855. A large blue and white ovoid jar, Chongzhen period, circa 1640; 6 7/8 in. (17.4 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 21,250. © Christie's 2021 The jar is decorated in bright cobalt blue with a continuous scene depicting the 'Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove', below the neck decorated with pendent leaves. Provenance: E. & J. Frankel, New York (by repute). Note: The decoration on this striking jar depicts The Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove. This group of... [Lire la suite]
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25 septembre 2021

A white-glazed pottery ovoid jar, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 98. A white-glazed pottery ovoid jar, Tang dynasty (618-907). Height 8¼ in., 21 cm. Estimate 8,000 - 12,000 USD. Lot sold: 44,100 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 rising from a narrow base to voluminous rounded shoulders, below a short waisted neck and rolled rim, the interior and exterior covered in a translucent creamy white glaze, the flat base unglazed exposing the pale buff body, wood stand. Property from the Collection of Bruce Dayton and Ruth Stricker Dayton. ... [Lire la suite]
25 septembre 2021

A Guan-type ovoid jar, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 82. A Guan-type ovoid jar, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Height 14 in., 35.5 cm. Estimate 10,000 - 15,000 USD. Lot sold: 25,200 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the elongated rounded body narrowing at the base and sweeping into a waisted neck and galleried rim, covered in a pale crisp blue-green glaze, the base similarly glazed, wood stand. Property from the Collection of Bruce Dayton and Ruth Stricker Dayton. Provenance: J.J. Lally & Co., New York, 14th September... [Lire la suite]
25 septembre 2021

A fine yellow-glazed ovoid jar, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 81. A fine yellow-glazed ovoid jar, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850). Height 9¼ in., 23.5 cm. Estimate 30,000 - 50,000 USD. Lot sold: 40,320 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 rising from a slightly splayed foot to rounded shoulders, a narrow waisted neck, and lipped rim, entirely covered in a vibrant egg-yolk-yellow glaze, the base similarly glazed and incised with a six-character seal mark within a double square, wood stand. Property from the... [Lire la suite]
24 janvier 2021

An unusual doucai ovoid jar, 18th century

Lot 146. An unusual doucai ovoid jar, 18th century; 7 1⁄2 in. (19 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price Realised USD 15,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2021. One side is decorated with a scene of a scholar seated at a table set with a scroll box, a vase holding a prunus branch, a piece of paper and a candle, its flame blowing sideways as the inspiration he has been hoping for appears in the form of Kuixing, the demon manifestation of the god of Literature, seen... [Lire la suite]
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07 octobre 2020

A rare blue and white ovoid jar, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue in a line and of the period (1522-1566)

Lot 1569. A large blue and white 'dragon' dish, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619); 8 7/8 in. (22.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 13,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. The jar is decorated in shades of underglaze cobalt blue with clusters of flowers issuing from leafy branches above a border of upturned leaves around the foot and beneath a band of pendent lappets around the shoulder, cloth box.... [Lire la suite]
02 avril 2020

An apple-green-glazed ovoid jar, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 2187. An apple-green-glazed ovoid jar, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722); 8 5/8 in. (22 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price Realized USD 22,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The high-shouldered, tapering body is covered on the exterior with a glaze of rich green color in contrast to the white interior. Note: A set of three monochrome jars of the same size, with Kangxi marks, one glazed green, one yellow and... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2020

A Cizhou-type brown slip-painted ovoid jar, Jin-Yuan Dynasty (1115-1368)

  Lot 1492. A Cizhou-type brown slip-painted ovoid jar, Jin-Yuan Dynasty (1115-1368); 12 3/8 in. (31.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 3,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The upper body is freely painted in brown with foliate scroll alternating with clouds between line borders on a white slip and under a clear glaze that also covers the brown slip on the lower body and foot. There are small foliate sprays between the four ribbed strap handles applied... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2020

A Cizhou-type white-glazed bowl with 'pie crust' rim, Northern Song dynasty, 10th century

Lot 1178. A Cizhou-type white-glazed bowl with 'pie crust' rim, Northern Song dynasty, 10th century; Bowl 4¾ in. (12 cm.) diam.; jar 3 7/8 in. (9.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 8,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The bowl has deep, flared sides that round upwards to the pinched 'pie crust' rim, and is covered inside and out with a glaze of ivory color that falls irregularly onto the knife-cut foot exposing the granular ware. Together with a... [Lire la suite]