31 mai 2020

A bamboo-root waterpot, Qing dynasty

Lot 5113. A bamboo-root waterpot, Qing dynasty; 7.9 cm, 3 1/8  in. Estimate 30,000 - 50,000 HKD. Sold for 37,500 HKD (4,437 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. of compressed globular form, naturalistically carved from a bamboo-root section with horizontal grooves and a circular mouth, left undecorated in appreciation of the stippled grain, the patina of a warm honey-brown tone.   Sotheby's. EYE/EAST, Hong Kong, 22 May 2020

11 avril 2020

An imperial Beijing enamelled waterpot, Kangxi yuzhi mark within double-squares and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 4019. An imperial Beijing enamelled waterpot, Kangxi yuzhi mark within double-squares and of the period (1662-1722); 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm.) diam. Estimate 1,000,000 - HKD 1,500,000. Price realised HKD 1,940,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012.   Of compressed globular form, the waterpot is brightly enamelled with four peony blossoms in tones of yellow, pink, green and aubergine, borne on leafy undulating stems bearing flower buds, against a white ground. It tapers to a flat base... [Lire la suite]
05 mars 2020

A very rare small celadon-glazed waterpot, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 2022. A very rare small celadon-glazed waterpot, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 60,000 - HKD 80,000. Price realised HKD 40,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2010 Of globular form with a short foot and slightly everted mouth rim, incised with two sinuous chilong amongst lingzhi and scrolling foliage, covered overall in an even pale celadon glaze, the base with a spurious six-character Xuande mark in underglaze-blue. Note: A... [Lire la suite]
05 mars 2020

A clair-de-lune glazed waterpot, Yongzheng six-character sealmark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 2021. A clair-de-lune glazed waterpot, Yongzheng six-character sealmark and of the period (1723-1735); 2 7/8 in. (7.1 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 120,000 - HKD 180,000. Price realised HKD 125,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2010 Finely potted with gently rounded sides rising to an indented biscuit shoulder below a flattened mouth rim, covered overall with an even pale blue glaze, gilt-metal fitting. Provenance: Ralph M. Chait, circa 1950. Christie's. The Imperial Sale... [Lire la suite]
24 décembre 2019

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

Lot 3301. A peachbloom-glazed waterpot, taibai zun, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722); 5 in. (12.6 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1,200,000 - HKD 1,800,000. Price Realized HKD 1,720,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014.  The 'beehive'-shaped vessel is well potted with a short waisted neck and a flat countersunk base. The exterior is lightly incised with three dragon roundels, and glazed in rich raspberry tones thinning to... [Lire la suite]
05 décembre 2019

A small Qingbai waterpot, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126)

Lot 400. A small Qingbai waterpot, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126); 6 cm, 2 3/8  in. Estimate HKD 30,000 — 40,000. Lot Sold 40,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. with rounded sides resting on a short foot, covered with a translucent pale blue glaze. Provenance: Guhuajian, Hong Kong, 31st October 1994. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection, Hong Kong, 28 november 2019

07 novembre 2019

A rare copper-red glazed waterpot, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 31. A rare copper-red glazed waterpot, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Diameter of the largest 7.5 cm, 2⅞ in. Estimate: 25,000 - 35,000 GBP. Lot sold 50,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. the globular body with a convex base and an incurved rim, covered to the exterior with a translucent copper-red glaze of rich strawberry tone, gradating to a rosy-pink colour to the rim and foot, the base inscribed with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue. Provenance: Spink & Son... [Lire la suite]
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]