03 avril 2018

A fine and rare sacrificial-blue glazed parrot-handled flask, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3624. A fine and rare sacrificial-blue glazed parrot-handled flask, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); height 32.5 cm., 12 3/4  in. Estimate 5,000,000 — 7,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 7,920,000 HKD (819,517 EUR) (1,009,087 USD). ©  Sotheby's 2018. modelled after an archaic bronze form, robustly potted with two broad oval facets tapering towards a tall flared foot of oval section, the two main sides moulded with a raised panel with a slight indentation in the... [Lire la suite]

01 octobre 2013

A fine and rare sacrificial-blue glazed moonflask. Seal mark and period of Qianlong

A fine and rare sacrificial-blue glazed moonflask. Seal mark and period of Qianlong. Photo: Sotheby's. modelled after archaic bronze form, robustly potted with two broad oval facets tapering towards a tall flared foot of oval section, the two main sides moulded with a raised panel with a slight indentation in the centre, the broad shoulders set on the narrow sides with a pair of parrots forming the handles, their high-relief bodies attached to the shoulders at the beak, feet and tail, all surmounted by a tall... [Lire la suite]
28 novembre 2012

A Large Sacrificial-Blue Glazed Bottle Vase, tianqiuping. Qianlong Six-Character Seal Mark And Of The Period (1736-1795) 

A Large Sacrificial-Blue Glazed Bottle Vase, tianqiuping. Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2012 The vase is of globular form rising to a tall, slightly flared, columnar neck. It is applied overall with a thick, vibrant and deep blue glaze. The interior and base of the vase are applied with a transparent glaze. 21¾ in. (55.2 cm.) high. Estimate HK$3,800,000 - HK$4,500,000 ($492,741 - $583,509) Notes: Compare to a similar example with this... [Lire la suite]
24 avril 2012

A fine and rare sacrificial-blue glazed moonflask. Seal mark and period of Qianlong

A fine and rare sacrificial-blue glazed moonflask. Seal mark and period of Qianlong. Photo Sotheby's modelled after archaic bronze form, robustly potted with two broad oval facets tapering towards a tall flared foot of oval section, the two main sides moulded with a raised panel with a slight indentation in the centre, the broad shoulders set on the narrow sides with a pair of parrots forming the handles, their high-relief bodies attached to the shoulders at the beak, feet and tail, all surmounted by a tall... [Lire la suite]
12 avril 2011

A Fine Sacrificial-Blue Olive Shape Vase, Mark and Period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3001. A Fine Sacrificial-Blue Olive Shape Vase, Mark and Period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 40.8 cm., 16 in. Estimate 2,500,000—3,500,000 HKD. Lot Sold 16,340,000 HKD (2,094,872 USD) to an Asian Trade. Photo Sotheby's 2011 beautifully potted, the profile rising in three elegant curves to incorporate the body swelling from the splayed foot and tapering gracefully below the trumpet mouth, covered overall in a rich and deep indigo blue, the interior and underside glazed white, the base inscribed in underglaze blue... [Lire la suite]
06 décembre 2010

Two monochrome from the Shorenstein Collection

Lot 2971. A fine large sacrificial-blue glazed vase, meiping, Qianlong six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1736-1795); 13 3/4in. (35cm.) high.  Estimate HK$1,200,000 - HK$1,800,000. Price Realized HK$3,620,000 ($468,067). © Christie's Images Ltd 2010 The vase is well-potted with a short, slightly flared cylindrical neck, the broad angular shoulder tapering gently to the narrow foot, the exterior with a brilliant purplish-blue glaze. Provenance: Previously sold at Christie's New... [Lire la suite]