09 octobre 2021

A copper-red-decorated 'dragon' vase (Tianqiuping), Qing Dynasty, 18th century

 Lot 136. A copper-red-decorated 'dragon' vase (Tianqiuping), Qing Dynasty, 18th century. Height 13¾ in., 35 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD. Lot sold: 69,300 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the globular body rising to a tall, slightly flaring cylindrical neck, the exterior painted in vibrant underglaze red with a fierce, scaly four-clawed dragon striding amidst flame wisps and clouds in vigorous pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' above crashing waves below, the rim encircled by a band of foliate... [Lire la suite]

11 mai 2021

A Famille-Rose ‘Floral’ and ‘San-Duo’ Vase, Tianqiuping, Jiaqing Period, 1796-1820

Lot 3218. A Famille-Rose ‘Floral’ and ‘San-Duo’ Vase, Tianqiuping, Jiaqing Period (1796-1820). H 3,5cm. Estimate HKD 2,500,000 - 3,500,000 (USD 320,513 - 448,718). Sold Price: HKD 6,240,000 (USD 800,000). Copyright 2021 © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited This vase is nicely potted with the spherical body rising to a tall cylindrical neck, painted in bright and colorful enamels. The exterior is densely decorated with large lotus blossoms emerging the 'three abundances' flanked by bats entwined with... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2021

A large pale blue-glazed bottle vase, tianqiuping, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 867. A large pale blue-glazed bottle vase, tianqiuping, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 20 in. (50.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2021 The sturdily potted vase has a globular body surmounted by a tall cylindrical neck, and is covered overall with a pale blue-tinged glaze. Note: These massive monochrome vases were made as part of decorative furnishings for the Palace.... [Lire la suite]
06 décembre 2020

A rare moulded iron-red and gilt-decorated 'fish' vase, tianqiuping, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 3057. A rare moulded iron-red and gilt-decorated 'fish' vase, tianqiuping, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 12 7/8 in. (32.8 cm.) high, box. Estimate HKD 240,000 - HKD 350,000. Price realised HKD 300,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. The body of compressed globular form is surmounted by a tall cylindrical neck, decorated with four relief-moulded fish detailed in iron-red and gilt, the eyes are decorated with turquoise glaze. Provenance: The Late Anne, Lady HollendenSold at Christie's... [Lire la suite]
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]