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

13 septembre 2018

A rare and fine famille-rose 'Peach' vase, tianqiuping, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820)

Lot 157. A rare and fine famille-rose 'Peach' vase, tianqiuping, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820). Height 12 3/4  in., 32.4 cm. Estimate: 80,000 — 120,000 USD. Lot sold 175,000 USD. © Sotheby's. with a globular body rising to a tall cylindrical neck,  superbly enameled with a gnarled tree trunk emerging from pierced rockwork issuing two asymmetric peach branches extending halfway around the body and wrapping around the neck, the fruiting boughs with pink blossoms... [Lire la suite]
30 juin 2018

A fine and magnificent blue and white vase, tianqiuping, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 1919. A fine and magnificent blue and white vase, tianqiuping, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 54.6 cm., 21 1/2 in. Estimate 20,000,000 — 25,000,000 HKD (1,928,116 — 2,410,145 EUR. Lot Sold: 30,900,000 HKD (2,978,939 EUR). Photo Sotheby's the globular body exquisitely painted with a wide composite floral scroll with large and small blooms amidst curled leaves, including lotus, peony, hibiscus, and chrysanthemum flowers between a band of upright lappets... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2018

An extremely rare doucai and famille rose ‘anbaxian’ vase, tianqiuping. Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period

              Lot 8888. A fine magnificent and extremely rare doucai and famille rose ‘anbaxian’ vase, tianqiuping, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795);  21 1/4 in. (53.9 cm.) high. Estimate: HK$70,000,000–90,000,000. Price realised HK$ 130,600,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The magnificent vase is superbly potted with a globular body surmounted by a columnar neck,... [Lire la suite]
24 avril 2018

A magnificent blue and white 'dragon' vase, tianqiuping, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 71. A magnificent blue and white 'dragon' vase, tianqiuping, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 49.8cm., 19 5/8 in. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 GBP. Lot sold 241,250 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2011. the well-potted globular body rising to a tall cylindrical neck, painted in vivid cobalt-blue tones with a pair of sinuous dragons amidst leafy lotus blossoms, each dragon depicted with bulging eyes, pointed horns and scaly body, its mouth wide opened showing ferocious fangs, the slightly... [Lire la suite]