31 janvier 2020

A large sacrificial-blue glazed bottle vase, tianqiuping, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period

Lot 3275. A large sacrificial-blue glazed bottle vase, tianqiuping, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 21 7/8 in. (55.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 2,200,000 - HKD 3,500,000. Price realised HKD 3,160,000. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014.   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... [Lire la suite]

07 janvier 2020

A very rare large famille rose turquoise-ground bottle vase, tianqiuping, Qianlong seal mark in iron red and of the period

Lot 1391. A very rare large famille rose turquoise-ground bottle vase, tianqiuping, Qianlong seal mark in iron red and of the period (1736-1795); 20 in. (51 cm.) high. Estimate USD 600,000 - USD 800,000. Price realised USD 1,683,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013. The bulbous body and neck are decorated with a large five-clawed, scaly, iron-red dragon with long tail that continues up onto the neck shown amidst multi-colored clouds as it confronts a smaller pink dragon shown rising from a band of cresting waves at the foot, all... [Lire la suite]
12 décembre 2019

A copper red glazed bottle vase, tianqiuping, China, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 47. A copper red glazed bottle vase, tianqiuping, China, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Hauteur: 44 cm. (17 3/8 in.). Estimate 3,000 - EUR 4,000. Price realised EUR 3,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Le corps de forme globulaire sous un large col tubulaire, il est entièrement recouvert d'une chaude glaçure sang-de-boeuf parcourue de fines craquelures allant en s'éclaircissant autour du col. Christie's. Art d'Asie, Paris, 12 December 2019
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]