16 avril 2017

An imperially inscribed 'langyao' red-glazed meiping, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, incised inscription dated to the yiwei year (

Lot 3670. An imperially inscribed 'langyao' red-glazed meiping, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, incised inscription dated to the yiwei year (in accordance with 1775), 25.7 cm, 10 1/8 in. Estimate 1,500,000 — 2,500,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,875,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's.   stoutly potted, the tapering body rising from a splayed foot to rounded shoulders, sweeping up to a short cylindrical neck and a wide everted rim, applied overall with a deep speckled copper-red glaze ranging... [Lire la suite]

14 octobre 2016

An inscribed 'Langyao' red-glazed truncated bottle neck vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, yiwei year (in accordance with 1775)

Lot 3648. An inscribed 'Langyao' red-glazed truncated bottle neck vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, inscription dated to the yiwei year (in accordance with 1775); 18.1 cm., 7 1/8  in. Estimate 1,500,000 — 2,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,875,000 HKD. Photo: Sothebys. stoutly potted, the globular body rising to slanted shoulders surmounted by a columnar neck, applied overall with a deep speckled copper-red glaze draining from the rim in rich crimson and ruby tones to a sumptuous... [Lire la suite]
08 octobre 2016

An extremely rare 'imperial-yellow dragon' polychrome lacquer box and cover, Wanli mark and period, dated to the yiwei year

Lot 548. An extremely rare 'imperial-yellow dragon' polychrome lacquer box and cover, Wanli mark and period, dated to the yiwei year, corresponding to 1595. Length 12 1/2  in., 31.7 cm. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 USD. Lot sold 329,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. of rectangular form with rounded sides and cusped corners, deftly carved in varied levels of relief through the ochre-yellow lacquer to the green and red layers below, with two five-clawed dragons contesting a 'flaming pearl' among clouds and... [Lire la suite]
04 avril 2015

An inscribed 'Langyao' red-glazed truncated bottle neck vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, inscription dated to the yiwei year (

Lot 3653. An inscribed 'Langyao' red-glazed truncated bottle neck vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, inscription dated to the yiwei year (1775);  18.1 cm., 7 1/8  in. Estimate 3,600,000 — 4,600,000 HKD (408,505 - 521,978 EUR). Lot sold 4,360,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's stoutly potted, the globular body rising to slanted shoulders surmounted by a columnar neck, applied overall with a deep speckled copper-red glaze draining from the rim in rich crimson and ruby tones to a... [Lire la suite]