17 avril 2011

A fine café-au-lait glazed barbed dish. Seal mark and period of Qianlong.

A fine café-au-lait glazed barbed dish. Seal mark and period of Qianlong. Photo Sotheby's the deep everted sides rising to a flared, barbed rim with eight bracket foliations, the exterior decorated with raised double fillets, all beneath an even glossy and opaque coffee-brown glaze, the base left white and inscribed with a six-character reign mark in underglaze blue; 20.5 cm., 8 1/8 in. Estimate 200,000—300,000 HKD. Lot Sold 620,000 HKD PROVENANCE:  Christie's New York, 19th March 2008, lot 670. LITERATURE AND... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2011

A sacrificial red-glazed stembowl. Seal Mark and Period of Qianlong.

A sacrificial red-glazed stembowl. Seal Mark and Period of Qianlong.  Photo Sotheby's the rounded sides supported on a tall flared foot, elegantly rising to a slightly everted rim, the interior and exterior covered with a rich red glaze of a crushed-raspberry tone, draining to white at the rim, pooling to a deeper tone around the top of the foot, the interior of the foot glazed white and inscribed with a six-character horizontal reign mark in underglaze blue; 15.2 cm., 6 in. Estimate 180,000—220,000 HKD. Lot Sold 300,000 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]
08 novembre 2010

A green and yellow 'dragon' bowl. Seal mark and period of Qianlong

A green and yellow 'dragon' bowl. Seal mark and period of Qianlong. photo courtesy Sotheby's the deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to an everted rim, the exterior incised and green-glazed with two scaly five-clawed dragons in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl', all within 'fire and cloud' scrolls and reserved on a rich egg-yolk yellow ground, the interior and base white, the base with an underglaze blue six-character seal mark; 15 cm., 5 7/8 in. Estimate 100,000—150,000 HKD. Lot Sold 162,500 HKD Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
08 novembre 2010

A fine and rare green and yellow 'dragon' bowl. Seal mark and period of Qianlong

A fine and rare green and yellow 'dragon' bowl. Seal mark and period of Qianlong. photo courtesy Sotheby's the delicately potted deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to an everted rim, the exterior finely incised with a pair of scaly five-clawed dragons in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' amidst 'fire and cloud' scrolls, all between ruyi and classic scroll bands and picked out in a translucent emerald green reserved on a rich egg-yolk yellow ground, the interior with a medallion enclosing a large shou character,... [Lire la suite]
23 octobre 2010

A fine Blue and White 'Garden' yuhuchun vase. Seal Mark and Period of Qianlong.

A fine Blue and White 'Garden' yuhuchun vase. Seal Mark and Period of Qianlong.  photo courtesy Sotheby's well potted with a pear-shaped body, decorated in vivid cobalt-blue with a balustraded garden scene, planted with bamboo and plantain trees beside rocks, all set between pendent ruyi-heads and upright lappets, the waisted neck collared with scrolls and stylised plantain leaves rising to a trumpet mouth, the flared foot further decorated with lotus, the base inscribed with a six-character reign mark; 29 cm., 11 1/2... [Lire la suite]


19 octobre 2010

A fine blue and white meiping, Seal mark and period of Qianlong

A fine blue and white meiping, Seal mark and period of Qianlong. photo courtesy Sotheby's the broad shouldered gracefully tapering body rising from a recessed base to a narrow short waisted neck with everted rim, painted in the Ming style in rich tones of cobalt blue with detached flowering peony, camellia and prunus sprays above fruiting pomegranate, lychee and peach sprays, all between a stiff leaf band at the base and a lappet collar, the neck with four stylised floral sprigs, the base with an underglaze-blue seal mark;... [Lire la suite]
18 octobre 2010

A fine and rare khotan-green jade bowl with an imperial poem. Carved Seal Mark and Period of Qianlong, dated to the wuyin year

A fine and rare khotan-green jade bowl with an imperial poem. Carved Seal Mark and Period of Qianlong, dated to the wuyin year (1758). photo courtesy Sotheby's supported on a straight foot curving to a rounded body with an everted lip, incised on the exterior with an Imperial poem Yong Yu Chawan ('In Praise of a Jade Tea Bowl'), dated to the wuyin year of the Qianlong reign corresponding to 1758, followed by two seals, all between two keyfret borders with taotie masks, the base incised with a six-character reign mark, the... [Lire la suite]
16 octobre 2010

A fine and rare Robin's Egg-Ground Gilt-decorated Archaistic Vase. Seal Mark and Period of Qianlong

A fine and rare Robin's Egg-Ground Gilt-decorated Archaistic Vase. Seal Mark and Period of Qianlong. photo courtesy Sotheby's based on the archaic bronze hu form with decoration imitating bronze and green patina, of compressed ovoid section with broad shoulders rising to a collared neck, flanked by a pair of reticulated archaistic gui dragons below an everted mouth, the body moulded in low-relief in a café-au-lait glaze outlined in gilt with a wide register containing four pairs of confronting gui dragons with... [Lire la suite]
16 octobre 2010

A fine teadust-glazed vase, Hu. Seal Mark and Period of Qianlong.

A fine teadust-glazed vase, Hu. Seal Mark and Period of Qianlong. photo courtesy Sotheby's the rounded pear-shaped body rising from a short spreading foot to a tall slightly flaring neck set with a pair of strap handles, covered overall with a rich golden olive-green glaze thinning to a caramel tone at the edges of the handles and rim, the base impressed with a six-character seal mark, wood stand; 18.5 cm., 7 1/4 in. Estimate 2,000,000—3,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 2,420,000 HKD  PROVENANCE: A Japanese Collection. ... [Lire la suite]
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