16 avril 2011

A flambe-glazed Hu-shaped vase. Seal Mark and Period of Daoguang

A flambe-glazed Hu-shaped vase. Seal Mark and Period of Daoguang. well potted after the archaistic bronze hu form, rising from a tall straight rectangular foot to a gently waisted and slightly flaring neck flanked by a pair of rectangular handles, covered overall with a lustrous purplish-red glaze, highlighted with milky cascades of sky-blue, the interior draining away to reveal a pale-blue glaze with white striations, the brown-glazed base incised with a six-character seal mark; 29.5 cm., 11 5/8 in. Estimate 80,000—100,000 HKD.... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2011

A fine and large flambe-glazed bottle vase. Seal mark and period of Qianlong

A fine and large flambe-glazed bottle vase. Seal mark and period of Qianlong. Photo Sotheby's of finely potted tall pear shape, supported on a slightly splayed foot, gently rising to a slender neck, covered with a rich lilac-purple glaze feathered with milky blue, draining from the rim leaving a sesame coloured band, suffused overall with a network of fine glaze crackles, the base covered with a café-au-lait glaze and incised with a six-character reign mark; 46 cm., 18 1/8 in. Estimate 2,000,000—3,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 3,620,000... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2010

Qing dynasty monochromes @ Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 12 May 10. London

A very fine and rare flambe-glazed bottle vase. Qianlong impressed six-character sealmark and period. photo Sotheby's the slightly compressed globular body with moulded horizontal ribs around the waist and shoulder, covered overall in a flambe glaze of deep reddish-purple tone lightly mottled with milky pale blue to the body and the rim, the foot unglazed exposing the biscuit, the base covered in a caramel-brown glaze - 41cm., 16 1/8 in. Est. 60,000—80,000 GBP. Lot Sold 481,250 GBP PROVENANCE: John Sparks Ltd., London. ... [Lire la suite]
22 novembre 2009

A collection of chinese monochromes, Qianlong, Yongzheng, Daoguang & Qing dynasty @ Christie's Hong Kong on december 2009

A fine and extremely rare 'black' teadust glazed vase. Qianlong incised six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795). Image 2009 Christie's Ltd Of archaic bronze form, the ovoid body flanked by a pair of ribbed 'C'-shaped handles surmounted by ruyi heads, between a pair of raised flanges at the shoulder, the flared neck and splayed foot each encircled with four further relief moulded flanges, covered overall in an even lush unctuous glaze of deep, moss-green tone - 13 in. (32.5 cm.) high, stand, three Japanese wood... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2009

A Pair of Flambe-Glazed Hexalobed Vases, Daoguang Seal Marks and Period

A Pair of Flambe-Glazed Hexalobed Vases, Daoguang Seal Marks and Period each stoutly potted, the lobed globular body resting on a slightly flared foot and rising to a short waisted neck with an everted foliate-shaped rim, covered on the exterior with a rich red raspberry glaze carefully streaked with a milky turquoise gathering in the divided furrow of each lobe, the base each applied with a caramel-coloured glaze and incised with the six-character seal-mark. height 7 3/4 in., 19.7cm. Estimate 10,000—15,000 USD - sold... [Lire la suite]