25 octobre 2017

A 'robin's egg'-glazed vase (Tianqiuping), Qing Dynasty, Qianlong-Jiaqing period

Lot 132. A 'robin's egg'-glazed vase (Tianqiuping), Qing Dynasty, Qianlong-Jiaqing period. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot sold 16,800 USD. Photo: Sothebys. of classic tianqiuping form, the globular body rising to slanted shoulders surmounted by a tall slightly waisted columnar neck, the body and counter-sunk base covered in an even glaze of feathered milky turquoise-blue and lavender running to a slightly lighter color at the rounded mid-body; 12 5/8 in., 32 cm Provenance: Sotheby's... [Lire la suite]

15 juillet 2017

A rare 'famille-rose' 'sanduo' vase, tianqiuping, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 512. A rare 'famille-rose' 'sanduo' vase, tianqiuping, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795), 51.5 cm., 20 1/4 in. Estimate 3,000,000 - 4,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 5,472,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's well potted with generous globular body rising to a slightly flared cylindrical neck, painted around the sides with luxurious fruiting branches of peach, pomegranate and finger-citron, constituting the 'sanduo', the 'Three Abundances', the fruit delicately shaded in tones of pink,... [Lire la suite]
19 avril 2017

A large underglaze-blue and copper-red decorated ‘lions’ vase, tianqiuping, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 134. A large underglaze-blue and copper-red decorated ‘lions’ vase, tianqiuping, Qing dynasty, 18th century, 22 3/4 in. (56.8 cm.) high, box. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 350,000 (USD 19,390 - USD 45,243). Price realised HKD 325,000 (USD 42,007). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The vase is decorated in underglaze blue and copper red to depict lions playing with brocade balls, including two around the neck and six around the globular body. The base is unglazed.  Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese... [Lire la suite]
23 janvier 2017

Marc Michot. Stand 118b. Brafa Art Fair, 21-29 janvier 2017

Large plate, Wanli, Ming period, 1563-1620. Ø 51 cm. Courtesy Marc Michot Chinese porcelain painted in very bright underglaze-blue. The scene in the centre illustrates the 'chilong' (qilin ), a mythological hornless dragon, sitting on a rock under a pine near a river. On the large rim are eight cartouches figuring peonies and precious symbols  Known as 'kraak-porcelain', a type of Chinese export porcelain produced from the Wanli reign (1573) to the Chongzhen reign (1644), probably named after the... [Lire la suite]
31 août 2016

A large blue and white 'dragon' vase (tianqiuping), Qing dynasty, Guangxu period (1875-1908)

Lot 925. A large blue and white 'dragon' vase (tianqiuping), Qing dynasty, Guangxu period (1875-1908). Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. with nine four-clawed dragons painted in underglaze blue, some emerging and leaping from a band of roiling, foaming waves encircling the base, others striding above, all amid fiery clouds and a central 'flaming pearl', the base with an apocryphal Qianlong seal mark, Japanese wood box (3). Height 20 1/2 in., 52.1 cm Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's:... [Lire la suite]
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20 juillet 2016

A red-glazed vase, tianqiuping, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 626. A red-glazed vase, tianqiuping, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Lot sold 25,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's stoutly potted, the body of globular shape, resting on a recessed base and rising to a columnar neck, covered overall in a lustrous crimson-red glaze draining to white at the mouth, the interior and base left white; 37.2 cm., 14 5/8  in.  Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 03 Dec 2015

26 juin 2016

Grand vase en porcelaine émaillée céladon, tianqiuping, Chine, dynastie Qing, XIXe siècle

Lot 395. Grand vase en porcelaine émaillée céladon, tianqiuping, Chine, dynastie Qing, XIXe siècle. Estimate €10,000 - €15,000 ($11,344 - $17,015). Price Realized €12,500 ($14,106). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The globular body is finely moulded with a leafy lotus scroll below a band of stylized ruyi clouds enclosing flowers, and the neck is decorated with plantain leaves. It is entirely covered in an even pale green glaze. 22 ¾ in. (58 cm.) high. A large moulded celadon-glazed... [Lire la suite]
22 juin 2016

Chinese Cloisonné Enamels at Christie's Paris 22 june 2016

Lot 280. A rare large cloisonné enamel fish basin, China, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Estimate €100,000 – €150,000 ($113,436 - $170,154). Unsold. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The basin with slightly flaring sides is decorated on the exterior with a herd of deer and a flock of cranes in a continuous mountainous riverscape with a waterfall, incorporating peach fruiting branches, finger citron, pomegranate, prunus, pine and magnolia. The interior features a large central iron-red carp encircled by four... [Lire la suite]
12 décembre 2015

A rare blue and white 'dragon' vase, Tianqiuping, China, Ming dynasty

Lot 457. A rare blue and white 'dragon' vase, Tianqiuping, China, Ming dynasty. Estimate 20.000/25.000 €. Lot sold 33.000 €. © 2015 Nagel Auctions D. 34 cm. Neck lost, minor wear Nagel. "Asian Art", 07/12/2015
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06 novembre 2015

A large 'ge-type' bottle vase, tianqiuping, Qianlong seal mark and period

A large 'ge-type' bottle vase, tianqiuping, Qianlong seal mark and period. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's the globular body rising from a recessed base to a tall cylindrical neck, covered overall with a pale dove-grey glaze suffused with a matrix of darker grey crackles, the base inscribed with the mark in underglaze blue - 54.5cm., 21 1/2 in. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 11 nov. 2015, 11:00 AM