18 mars 2015

Two small blue and white ovoid jars and covers, Chongzhen period, circa 1643

Two small blue and white ovoid jars and covers, Chongzhen period, circa 1643. Estimate $1,500 - $2,500. Price Realized $1,250 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each small jar is decorated on the exterior with a mountainous river landscape. The flat covers are decorated with small landscape vignettes, one with a later two-character merchant's mark in black pigment. The flat, slightly recessed bases are unglazed. 3 ¾ in. (9.5 cm.) and 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm.) high Provenance: The Property of Captain... [Lire la suite]

24 septembre 2012

A superb celadon-glazed ovoid jar and cover. Mark and period of Yongzheng

A superb celadon-glazed ovoid jar and cover. Mark and period of Yongzheng - Photo Sotheby's well potted with the gently curved sides rising to broad shoulders sweeping up to a short narrow neck, all supported on a broad low foot complementing with the overall profile, fitted with a small cylindrical cover with a flat top and rounded sides, covered overall in a classic flawless pale-celadon glaze, the recessed base inscribed with a six-character reign mark within a double circle in underglaze blue; 13.9 cm., 5 1/2... [Lire la suite]
05 mai 2012

An Imperial celadon-glazed ovoid jar and cover, China, seal mark and period of Qianlong

An Imperial celadon-glazed ovoid jar and cover, China, seal mark and period of Qianlong.  Photo Nagel the jar of characteristic ovoid form curving gently to the short neck surmounted by a low circular domed cover, moulded on either side with two C-shaped or half-moon. H. 22 cm. Lot 1037. Estimate 30000 / 50000 € Nagel Auctions. "Asian Art". May 10th 2012 http://www.auction.de/