06 septembre 2019

A rare copper-red and underglaze-blue waterpot, pingguo zun, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 620. A rare copper-red and underglaze-blue waterpot, pingguo zun, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722). Height 3 7/8  in., 10 cm. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 USD. Lot Sold 836,000 USD. © Sotheby's. of compressed globular form, elegantly potted with generous rounded sides rising from a concave base to an incurved mouth recessed into the shoulder, the exterior intricately painted in rich tones of raspberry red depicting four stylized full, round... [Lire la suite]

25 août 2019

Kangxi Monochrome sold at Sotheby's New York, 18 March 2008

Lot 124. A 'Peach-Bloom' Waterpot, Kangxi Mark and Period (1662-1722); height 3 1/2 in., 8.9 cm. Estimate 7,000 — 9,000 USD. Lot sold 13,750 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the domed vessel with short, slightly waisted neck and slightly flared lip, all on a low foot ring, the body incised with three roundels depicting stylized dragons, the exterior with a mottled mushroom-pink glaze pooling to brick-red above the foot, scattered dark-green speckling. Lot 147. A large 'Langyao' bottle vase,... [Lire la suite]
15 avril 2019

A rare glass waterpot, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3709. A rare glass waterpot, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 7.5 cm, 2 7/8  in. Estimate 300,000 — 400,000 HKD. Lot sold 375,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. of compressed globular form surmounted by a gently tapering rim, the countersunk base wheel-cut with a four-character reign mark, the semi-translucent glass with faint inclusions Note: At the beginning of the Yongzheng period, the Imperial glasshouses established in the 35th year of the Kangxi reign (1696) were already... [Lire la suite]
07 avril 2019

A ‘Xingyao’ White-Glazed Waterpot, Tang Dynasty, 7th-10th Century

Lot 3087. A ‘Xingyao’ White-Glazed Waterpot, Tang Dynasty, 7th-10th Century. D 2.8cm H 4.4cm. Estimate HKD 30,000 - 60,000 (USD 3,821 - 7,642). Lot sold HKD 59,000 (USD 7,515). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited. Poly Auction Hong Kong. Imperial Curiosity – Art of Interior Decoration, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 2 april 2019
30 janvier 2019

An unusual blue and white waterpot, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 2779. An unusual blue and white waterpot, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 5.3 cm., 2 1/8 in. Estimate 120,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot sold 596,000 HKD. © Sotheby's 2010 the delicately potted body with deep rounded sides rising from a recessed base to an everted flange and tapering cylindrical neck, painted around the exterior in rich cobalt-blue tones with leafy scrolling strapwork, the flange with a classic scroll band and the neck with four flower heads borne on leafy... [Lire la suite]
29 janvier 2019

A peachbloom-glazed waterpot, taibai zun, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 2548. A peachbloom-glazed waterpot, taibai zun, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722); 5 in. (12.7 cm.) wide. Estimate HK$700,000 - HK$900,000. Price Realized HK$860,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. The 'beehive'-shaped vessel is well potted with a short waisted neck, the exterior lightly incised with three dragon roundels, covered with a glaze of rich rosy-pink tone, infused with dark pink specks, the base and interior white. Provenance: An American private collection ... [Lire la suite]

10 septembre 2018

A rare copper-red and underglaze-blue waterpot, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 123. A rare copper-red and underglaze-blue waterpot, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722). Diameter 3 7/8  in., 9.8 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000. Lot sold 56,250 USD. © Sotheby's. of compressed globular form, elegantly potted with generous rounded sides rising from a concave base to an incurved mouthrim recessed into the shoulder, the exterior intricately painted in rich tones of raspberry red with four stylized full, round blooms of chrysanthemum,... [Lire la suite]
27 août 2018

A Small 'Tortoiseshell Imitation'-Glazed Waterpot, Qing Dynasty, 19th Century

Lot 20. A Small 'Tortoiseshell Imitation'-Glazed Waterpot, Qing Dynasty, 19th Century; 6.2 cm., 2 3/8  in. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 HKD. Lot sold 25,000  HKD (2,418 USD). Photo: Sotheby's. of ovoid form rising from a recessed base to an incurved rim, covered overall in a yellow glaze beneath a transparent glaze streaked with dark brown, faithfully imitating tortoiseshell, the interior and the base glazed yellow, save for the white footring left unglazed, wood stand. ... [Lire la suite]
06 août 2018

A fine copper-red glazed waterpot, Mark and Period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3711. A fine copper-red glazed waterpot, Mark and Period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 6.2 cm., 2 3/8  in. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 HKD. Lot sold  1,840,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby’s well potted with an ovoid body tapering from a short foot, the exterior covered with an even copper-red glaze, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark within a double circle. Exhibited: Monochrome Ceramics of the Ming and Ch’ing Dynasties, Min Chiu Society at the Hong... [Lire la suite]
12 juin 2018

Compte-goutte en grès céladon, Corée, Dynastie Koryo

Lot 158. Compte-goutte en grès céladon, Corée, Dynastie Koryo (935-1392); 8,5 cm, 3 3/8  in. Estimation 4,000 — 6,000 EUR. Lot sold 6,500 EUR. Courtesy Sotheby's. de forme globulaire aplatie, entièrement couvert d'une glaçure céladon, l'épaulement incisé d'une bande de pétales et d'une frise de feuilles. A small celadon-glazed waterpot, Korea, Koryo dynasty (935-1392) Provenance: Formerly in the Collection of Walter Bondy (1880-1940), Berlin. Auction Sammlung Walter Bondy, Berlin.... [Lire la suite]