31 mars 2009

A melon-shaped 'guan'-type vase. Seal mark and period of Qianlong

A melon-shaped 'guan'-type vase. Seal mark and period of Qianlong the globular melon-shaped body carved with lobes around the sides and rising to a slightly inturned mouth of similar lobed form, flanked at the sides by a pair of handles moulded as butterflies, all beneath a soft grey glaze suffused with a fine and even network of black crackles, the base inscribed with the six-character seal mark in underglaze-blue. 17.5 cm., 6 7/8 in. Estimate 200,000—250,000 HKD PROVENANCE: A Private Japanese Collection. NOTE:... [Lire la suite]
31 mars 2009

A fine and rare carved celadon-glazed octagonal vase. Seal mark and period of Qianlong

A fine and rare carved celadon-glazed octagonal vase. Seal mark and period of Qianlong of finely potted square section with chamfered corners, the sides tapering gradually towards the base supported on a short splayed foot, finely and crisply carved in low relief at the mid-section with an elegant central archaic frieze of four pairs of confronted strapwork dragons and phoenix alternating with similarly paired dragons at the beveled corners, all between lappet bands and narrows bands of strapwork dragons, the sharply... [Lire la suite]
31 mars 2009

A fine 'ge'-type hexagonal vase, hu. Seal mark and period of Qianlong

A fine 'ge'-type hexagonal vase, hu. Seal mark and period of Qianlong of sturdily potted hexagonal section, the shouldered body sitting on a splayed foot and rising to a waisted neck flanked by a pair of tubular handles, covered overall with a thick soft grey glaze suffused with an irregular network of black crackling and golden threads, the glaze stopping neatly at the footring, the base inscribed with the six-character seal mark in underglaze-blue. 29.1 cm., 11 1/2 in. Estimate 1,200,000—1,500,000 HKD PROVENANCE: A... [Lire la suite]
31 mars 2009

A chinese bronze taotie applique, Western Zhou dynasty (110-- 771 bc)

A chinese bronze taotie applique, Western Zhou dynasty (110-- 771 bc) together with a bronze human mask appliqué. The taotie appliqué 7in. (18cm.) high (2) Estimate $3,000 - $5,000 Christie's. Christie's Interiors. 1 - 2 April 2009. New York, Rockefeller Plaza www.christies.com Image 2009 Christie's Ltd
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31 mars 2009

A chinese globular bronze vessel wtih ring handles, fu, and a tripod vessel, li ding, Zhou dynasty (1100- 256 bc)

A chinese globular bronze vessel wtih ring handles, fu, and a tripod vessel, li ding, Zhou dynasty (1100- 256 bc) The fu 8/1.2in. (21.5cm.) diameter (2) Estimate $4,000 - $6,000 Christie's. Christie's Interiors. 1 - 2 April 2009. New York, Rockefeller Plaza www.christies.com Image 2009 Christie's Ltd
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31 mars 2009

Two chinese archaic bronze ritual wine vessels, a zun and a gu, late Shang early Western Zhou dynasty (circa 12th- 10th century)

Two chinese archaic bronze ritual wine vessels, a zun and a gu, late Shang early Western Zhou dynasty (circa 12th- 10th century) The gu 13in. (33cm.) high (2) Estimate $4,000 - $6,000 Christie's. Christie's Interiors. 1 - 2 April 2009. New York, Rockefeller Plaza www.christies.com Image 2009 Christie's Ltd
31 mars 2009

A pair of chinese porcelain iron-red and gilt decorated pear-shaped vases, Kangxi period (1662-1772)

A pair of chinese porcelain iron-red and gilt decorated pear-shaped vases, Kangxi period (1662-1772) 8½in. (21.5cm.) high (2) Estimate $2,000 - $3,000 Christie's. Christie's Interiors. 1 - 2 April 2009. New York, Rockefeller Plaza www.christies.com Image 2009 Christie's Ltd
31 mars 2009

A chinese marbelized ceramic pouring vessel and two hu-form vases, Song Yuan dynasty

A chinese marbelized ceramic pouring vessel and two hu-form vases, Song Yuan dynasty The ewer 10½in. (26.7cm.) high (3) Estimate $2,500 - $3,500 Christie's. Christie's Interiors. 1 - 2 April 2009. New York, Rockefeller Plaza www.christies.com Image 2009 Christie's Ltd
31 mars 2009

A pair of large pale blue glass bottle vases and a smaller bottle vase, 18th 19th century

A pair of large pale blue glass bottle vases and a smaller bottle vase, 18th 19th century the smaller vase drilled . The pair 13in. (33cm.) high (2) Estimate $2,500 - $3,500 Christie's. Christie's Interiors. 1 - 2 April 2009. New York, Rockefeller Plaza www.christies.com Image 2009 Christie's Ltd
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31 mars 2009

A rectangular mother-of-pearl inlaid black lacquer wine table, jiuzuo. Ming Dynasty, Wanli Period

A rectangular mother-of-pearl inlaid black lacquer wine table, jiuzuo. Ming Dynasty, Wanli Period consisting of a rectangular top with a floating panel set in a beaded frame with double-moulded edges, resting on a beaded cusped apron with traces of gilding extending to rectangular sectioned legs, each gently flaring to leaves, pad and extending supports at the feet, the shape imitating an imperial sword (Shang Fang Bao Jian), further secured by two sets of rectangular stretchers between the legs with... [Lire la suite]