27 novembre 2019

A fine and exceptionally rare blue and white ‘lotus scroll’ vase, tianqiuping, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 3109. A fine and exceptionally rare blue and white ‘lotus scroll’ vase, tianqiuping, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 24 in. (61 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 7,000,000 - HKD 10,000,000. Price realised HKD 7,925,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 The vase is superbly potted with a globular body rising to a cylindrical neck supported on a countersunk base, delicately painted in cobalt of rich, sapphire blue tones with an elaborate meandering lotus scroll on the... [Lire la suite]

17 octobre 2019

A Large Blue-Glazed Bottle Vase, Tianqiuping, Qianlong Period, 1736-1795

Lot 3323. A Large Blue-Glazed Bottle Vase, Tianqiuping, Qianlong Period, 1736-1795. H 56cm. Estimate HKD 4,000,000 - 6,000,000 (USD 509,812 - 764,718). Sold Price: HKD 6,136,000 (USD 782,052). © Poly Auction Hong Kong. The vase is of globular form with bulbous body and cylindrical neck. The exterior is covered with a glaze of rich blue tone thinning to a slightly paler shade below the mouth rim, and pooling in a thick line above the foot. The interior and base are applied with a... [Lire la suite]
17 octobre 2019

A Magnificent and Extremely Rare Copper-Red and Underglaze-Blue ‘Dragon’ Vase, Tianqiuping, Qianlong Period, 1736-1795

Lot 3324. A Magnificent and Extremely Rare Copper-Red and Underglaze-Blue ‘Dragon’ Vase, Tianqiuping, Qianlong Period, 1736-1795. H 48.1cm. Estimate HKD 20,000,000 - 30,000,000 (USD 2,549,060 - 3,823,590). Sold Price: HKD 56,640,000 (USD 7,218,938). © Poly Auction Hong Kong. The magnificent vase is superbly potted with a globular body surmounted by a columnar neck. The exterior of the body is finely painted with fine ruby-coloured copper-red to depict an extraordinary three-clawed dragon... [Lire la suite]
12 octobre 2019

A famille rose relief-decorated ‘fish and peach’ vase, tianqiuping, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 68. A famille rose relief-decorated ‘fish and peach’ vase, tianqiuping, Qing dynasty, 19th century; 21 in. (53.2 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 600,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 The base has an apocryphal Qianlong seal mark in iron red. Property from the Quek Kiok Lee Collection.  Provenance: Sold at Sotheby’s London, 4 July 1974, lot 7. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including the Quek Kiok Lee... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2019

An Extremely Rare Turquoise-Ground Yangcai 'Dragon' Vase, Tianqiuping, Seal Mark and Period Of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3614. An Extremely Rare Turquoise-Ground Yangcai 'Dragon' Vase, Tianqiuping, Seal Mark and Period Of Qianlong (1736-1795); 50.8 cm, 20 in. Estimate: 18,000,000 - 25,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 21,775,000 HKD (2,804,838 USD) Courtesy Sotheby's.  robustly potted with a globular body rising to a waisted cylindrical neck and rolled lip, the body superbly and richly painted in bright enamels, encircling the shoulder a mighty five-clawed dragon in iron... [Lire la suite]
26 janvier 2019

A large 'famille-rose' 'Nine dragon' vase, tianqiuping, seal mark and period of Qianlong, the enamels possibly later

Lot 2700. A large 'famille-rose' 'Nine dragon' vase, tianqiuping, seal mark and period of Qianlong, the enamels possibly later; 51cm., 20in. Estimate 2,500,000 — 3,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 6,620,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's 2010. the robustly-potted globular body rising from a recessed base to a tall slightly waisted cylindrical neck, brightly enamelled and gilded around the body and neck with nine ferocious scaly five-clawed dragons writhing and grappling with each other amidst... [Lire la suite]

27 décembre 2018

A pair of famille-rose 'Pomegranates' vases (Tianqiuping), Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 1470. A pair of famille-rose 'Pomegranates' vases (Tianqiuping), Qing dynasty, 19th century. Height 22 in., 55.9 cm. Estimate $10,000 - $15,000. Sold: $68,750. © Sotheby's each swelling globular body rising to a tall cylindrical neck, finely enameled with blossoming pomegranate tree branches sprawling across the body and neck laden with ripe fruit, the textures and colors of the gnarled bark and many-seeded orbs sensitively rendered, lingzhi and a cluster of pale purple flowers... [Lire la suite]
19 décembre 2018

A magnificent imperial Blue and white ‘Dragons and Waves’ bottle vase, Tianqiuping, 18th century

Lot 652. A magnificent imperial Blue and white ‘Dragons and Waves’ bottle vase, Tianqiuping, 18th century. H: 72.0 cm. Estimate : 40 000 € - 60 000 €. Lot sold: 145 000 €. Courtesy Artprecium  of impressive size, the globular body rising to a cylindrical neck and vividly decorated in deep cobalt blue with four five claws ferocious dragons, with large bulging eyes and flanked by long curly whiskers, their mouths revealing menacing teeth, each crowned by a pair of horns swept... [Lire la suite]
01 décembre 2018

A large celadon-glazed 'Lotus' vase, tianqiuping, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 409. A large celadon-glazed 'Lotus' vase, tianqiuping, Qing dynasty, 19th century; 55.5 cm, 21 7/8  in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Lot sold 100,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. the globular body decorated with lotus scrolls above upright lappets, the cylindrical neck with key-fret and upright plantain blades, covered overall save for the white base in a celadon glaze. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 29 november 2018
22 septembre 2018

A large celadon-glazed moulded ‘Lotus’ vase, tianqiuping, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 64. A large celadon-glazed moulded ‘Lotus’ vase, tianqiuping, Qing dynasty, 19th century; 21 ½ in. (54.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 260,000 - HKD 500,000(USD 33,308 - USD 64,054). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 4 October 2018