20 mai 2017

A fine and rare large ru-type vase, fanghu , Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3203. A fine and rare large ru-type vase, fanghu , Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795), 16 1/2 in. (42 cm.) high, Japanese wood box. Estimate HKD 1,200,000 - HKD 1,800,000 (USD 154,951 - USD 232,426). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The pear shaped body of rectangular section is moulded to the front and back with a slightly raised peach-shape panel, the rounded corners rising from a short straight foot, the neck flanked with two tubular handles,... [Lire la suite]
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13 mai 2017

Vase, Yongle period (1403-1424)

Vase, Yongle period (1403-1424). Porcelain painted in underglaze cobalt blue, of meiping form with narrow contracted neck and small mouth. Height: 24.7 cm, Diameter: 15.2 cm. Painted with a design of lotus and scrolling foliage between decorative borders, all much blurred under a clear glaze full of tiny bubbles. C.5-1928 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London 2017.  
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10 mai 2017

A large cloisonné-enamel vase, 18th century

Lot 23. A large cloisonné-enamel vase, 18th century, 18 ¼ in. (46.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000 (USD 25,900 - USD 38,850). Price realised GBP 25,000 (USD 32,350). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The vase is decorated with large lotus blooms amongst interlaced scrolling stems and leaves, all below a ruyi-head border at the rim. The finely worked gilt metal cloisons are filled with vivid enamels, all reserved on a turquoise ground. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works of... [Lire la suite]
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27 avril 2017

A pair of famille verte vases, gu, Shunzhi period (1644-1661)

Lot 185. A pair of famille verte vases, gu, Shunzhi period (1644-1661); 36cm (14 1/8in) high (2). Estimate £6,000 - 8,000 (€7,100 - 9,500). Photo: Bonhams. Each finely enamelled on the upper section with an iron-red sun and a bird and insects in flight above sprays of peony, orchid and prunus issuing from rockwork, the central section with leafy peony sprays and the lower section echoing the upper section with butterflies in flight beside further branches of peony, prunus and bamboo. Note: Compare... [Lire la suite]
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26 avril 2017

A blue-glazed vase, cong, Guangxu six-character mark and of the period (1875-1908)

Lot 151. A blue-glazed vase, cong, Guangxu six-character mark and of the period (1875-1908); 30cm (11 3/4in) high.  Estimate £4,000 - 6,000 (€4,700 - 7,100). Photo: Bonhams. Modelled after an archaic jade prototype, the square section rising from a short circular foot to a short tapering neck, the rectangular sides applied with a pair of moulded elephant-head handles suspending fixed rings, covered overall in a thick and rich purplish-blue glaze. Provenance: acquired from Accorsi, Turin in the 1950s, by... [Lire la suite]
21 avril 2017

A soft-paste blue and white vase, meiping, Yongzheng-Qianlong period (1723-1795)

Lot 165. A soft-paste blue and white vase, meiping, Yongzheng-Qianlong period (1723-1795), 29cm (11 3/8in) high. Estimate £3,000 - 5,000 (€4,800 - 7,100). Photo: Bonhams. The body rising from a slightly splayed foot to broad shoulders, deftly painted in bright cobalt blue with alternating flowering and fruiting branches of pomegranate, lychee and persimmon, the creamy-white body with overall craquelure. Provenance: a British private collection, and thence by descent Note: Compare with a related soft paste... [Lire la suite]

02 avril 2017

A rare 'Junyao' purple-splashed blue-glazed vase, Jin–Yuan dynasty (1115-1366)

Lot 1103. A rare 'Junyao' purple-splashed blue-glazed vase, Jin–Yuan dynasty (1115-1366), 17.4 cm, 6 7/8  in. Estimate 2,000,000 — 3,000,000 HKD (242,758 - 364,137 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. skilfully modelled with a slender pear-shaped body sweeping up to a gently flaring neck and lipped mouth-rim, the neck flanked by a pair of scroll handles extending to the shoulder and subtly encircled by two raised fillets, all supported on a separately potted but integrally glazed... [Lire la suite]
16 février 2017

A rare vase, Ming Dynasty, Chongzhen Reign, ca. 1640 (Transition period)

Lot 77. A rare vase, Ming Dynasty, Chongzhen Reign, ca. 1640 (Transition period). Estimation : 15 000 € / 20 000 €. Courtesy Veritas Art Auctioneers, Lisboa Chinese porcelain. Intense blue under glaze decoration. Ovoid body decorated with floral motifs and the straps depicting oriental landscapes intercalated by frieze with two faces with necklaces flanked by scrolls. Handle with flowers and scrolls (rim with small chips and handle with small loss to the glazing). Height: 20 cm It is believed... [Lire la suite]
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04 janvier 2017

An Arita Vase, Edo period (late 17th century)

Lot 41. An Arita Vase, Edo period (late 17th century). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Of ovoid form, decorated in underglaze blue with three shaped panels enclosing chrysanthemums, peonies and dianthus issuing from rockwork, divided by stylised lotus and scrolling foliage, the shoulder and neck with bands of various patterns and lappets - 33cm. high Note: For similar examples, see John Ayers et al., Porcelain for Palaces: The Fashion for Japan in Europe 1650-1750, exh. cat., The British Museum, (London,... [Lire la suite]
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21 novembre 2016

A Jizhou 'tortoise shell'-glazed vase, meiping, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 3123. A Jizhou 'tortoise shell'-glazed vase, meiping, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279). Estimate HKD 180,000 - HKD 260,000 (USD 23,319 - USD 33,684). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. The vase is applied to the exterior and base with a chocolate-brown glaze suffused with buff and moss-green markings reminiscent of tortoise shell, the interior and foot ring left unglazed. 7 5/8 in. (19.6 cm.) high, box Christie's. Chinese Ceramics From The Yangdetang Collection, 30 November 2016, Hong... [Lire la suite]