24 janvier 2020

A white-glazed 'Cizhou' vase, Northern Song Dynasty (960-1126)

Lot 128. A white-glazed 'Cizhou' vase, Northern Song Dynasty (960-1126). Height 7 3/4 in., 19.7 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 25,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's the trumpet-neck rising to a rolled rim above a shouldered baluster body, tapering sharply towards the flared foot, covered with a white slip under a clear glaze continuing inside the neck, the base unglazed. Provenance: John Sparks Ltd., London, 1970s. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New... [Lire la suite]

13 janvier 2020

A pair of unusual copper red-decorated blue and white vases, 18th century

Lot 1313. A pair of unusual copper red-decorated blue and white vases, 18th century; 15¾ and 15 7/8 in. (40 and 40.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000. Price realised USD 1,143,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 Each high-shouldered, tapering body is decorated in copper red and underglaze blue on one side with a scene of a deer and a crane standing beside a pine tree, a blue rock and lingzhi, and on the reverse with a different lengthy poetic inscription in cursive script... [Lire la suite]
29 décembre 2019

A Guan-type vase, meiping, 18th century

Lot 348. A Guan-type vase, meiping, 18th century; 9½ in. (24 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000. Price realised GBP 10,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012  The vase is delicately potted with high shoulders and a short neck. The body has wide crackles and is covered in an unctuous glaze.  Provenance: With Messrs. Bluett & Sons, London. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, London, 15 May 2012
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29 décembre 2019

A flambé-glazed vase, hu, 18th century

Lot 343. A flambé-glazed vase, hu, 18th century; 14 in. (35.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000. Price realised GBP 8,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012  The vase is supported on a flaring foot, with lug handles to the sides, and is covered overall in a rich reddish-purple glaze with lavender and beige streaks.  Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, London, 15 May 2012
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28 décembre 2019

A very rare Ming-style blue and white vase, yuhuchunping, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 1936. A very rare Ming-style blue and white vase, yuhuchunping, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 11 3/4 in. (30 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 1,800,000 - HKD 2,500,000. Price realised HKD 4,230,000. © Christies Image Ltd 2013 The pear-shaped body is well painted in underglaze-blue of rich inky-blue tones in imitation of Ming-style 'heaping and piling' effect, the main body decorated with lotus blossoms borne on a slender scrolling stem. The neck is encircled by a band of... [Lire la suite]
27 décembre 2019

An exceptionally fine and rare pair of ruby-red ground famille rose vases, Qianlong six-character seal marks and of the period

Lot 1922. An exceptionally fine and rare pair of ruby-red ground famille rose vases, Qianlong iron-red six-character seal marks and of the period (1736-1795); 12 in. (30.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 8,000,000 - HKD 12,000,000. Price Realized HKD 43,550,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Each of the baluster bodies is finely decorated with four roundels formed of pairs of descending stylised winged dragons. These are separated by vertical borders comprising bats in flight above... [Lire la suite]

17 décembre 2019

A crackled-glazed vase, meiping, 18th-19th century

Lot 107. A crackled-glazed vase, meiping, 18th-19th century; 63⁄4 in. (17.3 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price Realised: USD 2,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The high-shouldered vase is covered overall with a crackled glaze of brownish-buff color. Provenance: Dudley Leavitt Pickman (1850-1938) Collection, Boston.Dudley Leavitt Pickman Jr. (1885-1964) Collection, Boston.Edward Motley Pickman (1886-1959) Collection, Boston, and thence by descent within the family. ... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2019

A small iron-spotted Qingbai vase, Song-Yuan dynasty (AD 960-1368)

Lot 99. A small iron-spotted Qingbai vase, Song-Yuan dynasty (AD 960-1368); 41⁄2 in. (11.5 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price Realised: USD 4,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The small vase with bulbous body rising to a wide neck and lipped mouth is covered with a pale greyish-green glaze daubed with spots of iron brown, Japanese wood box. Property from The Linyushanren Collection. Christie's. The Art of China: Winter Edition, 28 November - 5 December 2019
15 décembre 2019

A lime-green ground Famille Rose vase, gu, Daoguang seal mark and period

Lot 87. A lime-green ground Famille Rose vase, gu, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850); 28,6 cm, 11¼ in. Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 EUR. Lot sold: 8,500 EUR. © Sotheby's. e décor sur fond vert pâle formé de rinceaux feuillagés et lotus polychrome, alternant avec les Huit Objets Précieux Bajixiang, les bords supérieurs agrémentés d'une frise de ruyi, le pied rehaussé d'une frise de leiwen, marque et époque Daoguang en rouge de fer dans un cartouche. Sotheby's. Arts... [Lire la suite]
12 décembre 2019

A large copper red glazed vase, China, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 48. A large copper red glazed vase, China, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Hauteur: 48 cm. (18 7/8 in). Estimate 4,000 - EUR 6,000. Price realised EUR 9,375. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Le corps est globulaire sous un large col tubulaire. Il est entièrement recouvert d'une chaude glaçure sang-de-boeuf plus claire autour du col. Christie's. Art d'Asie, Paris, 12 December 2019