17 janvier 2021

An archaistic bronze vase, hu, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 113. An archaistic bronze vase, hu, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 103⁄4 in. (27.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 5,000- USD 7,000. Price Realised USD 3,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The vase is of flattened pear-shape and is cast on the shoulder with a band of two taotie masks. The downward lappets below the band are cast further with taotie masks reserved on a leiwen ground. The neck is flanked by two animal-form handles. Property from the Collection of... [Lire la suite]
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10 janvier 2021

A painted pottery vase, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220)

Lot 50. A painted pottery vase, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220); 14 in. (35 cm.) high. Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500. Price Realised USD 2,125. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The pottery jar is raised on a splayed foot, and the bulbous body is decorated with bands of stylized scrolls. The cover is similarly decorated.Please note this lot is the property of a private individual. Provenance: Spink & Son Ltd., London, 1986. The Irving Collection, New York. Christie's. Art of China.... [Lire la suite]
10 janvier 2021

A painted pottery vase, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220)

Lot 48. A painted pottery vase, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220); 111⁄4 in. (28 cm.) high, cloth box. Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500. Price Realised USD 2,125. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The vase is decorated on the exterior in white pigment with scrolling motifs.Please note this lot is the property of a private individual. Provenance: Galaxie Art & Gift Company, Hong Kong, 29 October 1986. The Irving Collection, New York. Christie's. Art of China. Including... [Lire la suite]
10 janvier 2021

A painted pottery vase, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220)

Lot 46. A painted pottery vase, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220); 91⁄2 in. (24 cm.) high, cloth box. Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500. Price Realised USD 1,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The vase is decorated on the exterior in white pigment with scrolling motifs.Please note this lot is the property of a private individual. Provenance: Galaxie Art & Gift Company, Hong Kong, 29 October 1986. The Irving Collection, New York. Christie's. Art of China. Including Property from... [Lire la suite]
06 décembre 2020

A small coral red-enamelled vase, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 3056. A small coral red-enamelled vase, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 8 1/8 in. (20.8 cm) high, box. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000. Price realised HKD 125,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. The vase is enamelled on the exterior in bright orange-red. The interior is covered with a clear glaze and the base is unglazed. Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 30 November 2020
21 novembre 2020

A pair of celadon vases, cong, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period (1875-1908)

Lot 25. A pair of celadon vases, cong, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period (1875-1908); Each 28cm (11in) high. Estimate £ 4,000-6,000. Sold for 37,562 (€ 42,019). Photo: Bonhams. Each in the form of an archaic jade cong, of square section supported on a short waisted footing, rising to a flat shoulder and a broad tapering short neck, each face with raised horizontal bands representing the Eight Trigrams, covered overall with a rich bluish-green glaze. Provenance: an English private... [Lire la suite]

11 octobre 2020

A rare 'eel skin' glazed vase, hu, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 54. A rare 'eel skin' glazed vase, hu, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 32.5 cm, 12 ¾ in. Estimate: 700,000 - 900,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,008,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of masterfully potted with an ovoid body rising from a splayed foot to a waisted neck and flared rim, flanked by a pair of scroll handles moulded at the top with ruyi-heads, the neck, shoulders and foot further adorned with raised flanges, applied overall with an unctuous speckled... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2020

A rare relief-decorated famille-verte vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 126. A rare relief-decorated famille-verte vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722); Height 17⅞ in., 45.5 cm. Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 USD. © 2020 Sotheby's of elegantly attenuated baluster form, rising to a waisted neck and flaring rim, the body finely enameled with scholarly assemblages comprising precious and auspicious objects and motifs, skillfully incorporating several prominent ‘antiques’ including a fabric-wrapped qin, a square flower-filled vase, beribboned scrolls, and a stack of... [Lire la suite]
17 septembre 2020

A copper-red-glazed 'Langyao' vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 120. A copper-red-glazed 'Langyao' vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); Height 15 in., 38 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 40,000 USD. Unsold.  (C) 2020 Sotheby's   of elongated baluster form rising from a short spreading foot to a broad waisted neck, covered overall in a rich red glaze suffused with crackle, draining to a pale celadon tone at the rim and footrim, the interior and base glaze white.   Provenance: Christie's New York, 29th November 1990, lot 203. ... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2020

Ceramics from the Collection of Peter Tcherepnine at Christie's, 7 - 24 July 2020

Lot 1. A purple-splashed Jun deep bowl, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); 43⁄8 in. (11.1 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000 (EUR 5,353.80 - EUR 7,138.40). Price realised USD 11,875. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The deep, rounded sides are covered inside and out with a thick glaze of milky blue tone decorated on the exterior with three purple splashes suffused with copper-green spots, the glaze stopping above the foot on the exterior and above the center on the interior. Provenance: Samuel T.... [Lire la suite]