28 février 2021

A large pale blue-glazed bottle vase, tianqiuping, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 867. A large pale blue-glazed bottle vase, tianqiuping, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 20 in. (50.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2021 The sturdily potted vase has a globular body surmounted by a tall cylindrical neck, and is covered overall with a pale blue-tinged glaze. Note: These massive monochrome vases were made as part of decorative furnishings for the Palace.... [Lire la suite]

24 janvier 2021

A pale blue-glazed water pot, taibai zun, Late Qing dynasty-Republic period

Lot 138. A pale blue-glazed water pot, taibai zun, Late Qing dynasty-Republic period; 5 in. (12.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 600 - USD 800. Price Realised USD 2,125. © Christie's Image Ltd 2021. The domed body is incised with three foliated dragon roundels below the waisted neck, covered on the exterior with an even pale blue glaze. The base has an aporcryphal Kangxi mark. Christie's. Art of China. Including Property from the Irving Collection, 18 Nov - 9 Dec 2020
24 mars 2018

An unusual pale blue-glazed carved pear-shaped vase, 18th century

Lot 614. An unusual pale blue-glazed carved pear-shaped vase, 18th century; 14 ¼ in. (36.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 22,500 © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The bulbous body and waisted neck are well carved in low relief with bands of highly stylized archaistic decoration, all between a band of key fret below the mouth rim and a band of triangular overlapping blade tips encircling the splayed foot. The vase is covered inside and out with a glaze of pale sky-blue... [Lire la suite]