08 mai 2011

An incised-decorated 'Anhua' stembowl. Mark and period of Yongzheng

An incised-decorated 'Anhua' stembowl. Mark and period of Yongzheng. Photo Sotheby's the shallow bowl with a flaring rim supported on a tall hollow slightly flared foot, finely incised on the exterior with ribbon-tied Bajixiang emblems, each supported on a lotus pedestal, above a border of ruyi-heads encircling the base, the foot further incised with lotus floretes, all beneath a bright white glaze, the interior of the foot inscribed with a six-character mark in underglaze blue; 10.8 cm., 4 1/2 in. Estimate 90,000—120,000 HKD.... [Lire la suite]
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29 avril 2011

An exquisite Peach-shaped Guan-Type brush washer. Mark and period of Yongzheng

An exquisite Peach-shaped Guan-Type brush washer. Mark and period of Yongzheng. Photo Sotheby's the asymetrical shallow bowl forming the outline of a peach with unevenly furled sides, the handle formed from a gnarled tree branch set with a plump peach, a lingzhi and curled leaves, all beneath an opaque milky blue-green glaze with faint crackles, thinning at the edges of the leaves and branches to reveal a dark body, fired on four spurs revealing the porcelain body beneath, the underside modelled with a shallow groove... [Lire la suite]
29 avril 2011

A fine and rare Ge-type vase . Mark and period of Yongzheng

A fine and rare Ge-type vase . Mark and period of Yongzheng. Photo Sotheby's the robustly potted globular body rising to a short, waisted neck and an everted rim, set on the shoulders with moulded animal masks and mock ring handles, covered overall in a pale greenish-grey glaze with a striking network of dark-stained crackles, all supported on a low footring dressed in brown, inscribed on the base with an underglaze-blue reign mark, wood stand; 16.5 cm., 6 1/2 in. Estimate 4,000,000—6,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 7,220,000 HKD ... [Lire la suite]
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29 avril 2011

A Guan-type Double-Gourd Bottje Vase. Mark and period of Yongzheng

A Guan-type Double-Gourd Bottje Vase. Mark and period of Yongzheng. Photo Sotheby's the globular lower bulb rising to a smaller ovoid bulb splitting into three slender necks, the two bulbs indented with three deep furrows, dividing the vessel into three lobes, covered overall in an opaque light greyish-green glaze suffused with a network of crackles stained light brown, all supported on the low trefoil foot covered with a dark brown wash, the base inscribed with a six-character reign mark in underglaze blue; 20.8 cm., 8 1/8 in.... [Lire la suite]
29 avril 2011

A fine ruby-enamelled anhua 'dragon' bowl. Mark and period of Yongzheng

A fine ruby-enamelled anhua  'dragon' bowl. Mark and period of Yongzheng. Photo Sotheby's well potted with steeply rounded sides rising to a flared rim and resting on a short cylindrical foot, finely decorated on the interior with two five-clawed dragons in pursuit of 'flaming pearls' in anhua under a transparent glaze, the exterior covered with a deep ruby-pink enamel, inscribed on the base with a four-character reign mark within a double square; 9.6 cm., 3 3/4 in. Estimate 1,800,000—2,500,000 HKD. Lot Sold 5,420,000 HKD ... [Lire la suite]
29 avril 2011

A fine Crimson-Pink saucer. Mark and period of Yongzheng

A fine Crimson-Pink saucer. Mark and period of Yongzheng. Photo Sotheby's delicately potted with shallow rounded sides, rising from a slightly recessed base and a tapering foot, brightly glazed on the exterior with an intense crimson-pink enamel, the interior and the base left in white with a six-character mark inscribed in underglaze blue on the base; 14.7 cm., 5 3/4 in. Estimate 1,200,000—1,500,000 HKD. Lot Sold 1,580,000 HKD PROVENANCE: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 29th November 1979, lot 338. EXHIBITED: Chinese Ceramics from the... [Lire la suite]
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29 avril 2011

A fine pair of white wine cups. Mark and period of Yongzheng

A fine pair of white wine cups. Mark and period of Yongzheng. Photo Sotheby's delicately potted with slightly rounded, conical sides rising to a flared rim and supported on a straight foot, covered overall with a clear glaze and left undecorated, but inscribed with a six-character reign mark within double circles in underglaze blue on the base; diameters 9 cm and 9.1 cm., 3 1/2 in. Estimate 800,000—1,200,000 HKD. Lot Sold 1,280,000 HKD PROVENANCE: Sotheby's London, 12th December 1989, lot 394 (possibly). LITERATURE AND... [Lire la suite]
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22 avril 2011

A fine and rare moulded celadon bowl. Mark and Period of YongzhengA fine and rare moulded celadon bowl. Mark and Period of Yongz

A fine and rare moulded celadon bowl. Mark and Period of Yongzheng. Photo Sotheby's the well-rounded sides rising from a slightly tapering foot, moulded on the outside in slight relief with a formal flower scroll with finely incised details and a petal border below, the inside incised with a star-shaped floret, covered overall with a very pale glaze of bluish-green tone leaving the rim and base white, the latter inscribed with a six-character mark within a double circl; 11.4 cm., 4 1/2 in. Estimate 700,000—900,000 HKD. Lot Sold... [Lire la suite]
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13 avril 2011

A fine lemon-yellow enamelled cup. Mark and period of Yongzheng

A fine lemon-yellow enamelled cup. Mark and period of Yongzheng. Photo Sotheby's delicately potted of conical form, supported on a straight foot, enamelled on the exterior in vibrant lemon yellow, the interior and base left white, the base inscribed with a six-character reign mark in underglaze blue within a double circle; 9 cm., 3 1/2 in. Estimate 800,000—1,200,000 HKD. Lot Sold 3,380,000 HKD PROVENANCE: Christie's Hong Kong, 29th May 2007, lot 1523. LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Regina Krahl, Chinese Ceramics from the... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2011

A fine pair of small lemon-yellow saucers. Marks and period of Yongzheng

A fine pair of small lemon-yellow saucers. Marks and period of Yongzheng. Photo Sotheby's each of shallow form with a slightly recessed centre and a narrow foot, covered in a bright lemon-yellow enamel with the base left white and inscribed with a six-character reign mark in underglaze blue; 7.7 cm., 3 in. Estimate 200,000—300,000 HKD. Lot Sold 1,040,000 HKD EXHIBITED: Chinese Ceramics from the Meiyintang Collection, The British Museum, London, 1994.Evolution to Perfection. Chinese Ceramics from the Meiyintang... [Lire la suite]