02 juin 2011

A Fine and very rare Ming blue and white stembowl. Wanli six-character mark in a line and of the period (1573-1619)

A fine and very rare Ming blue and white stembowl. Wanli six-character mark in a line and of the period (1573-1619). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 The bowl with an everted rim, painted on the exterior and interior well with peony scrolls, the interior with a central medallion of three lotuses, raised on a slightly flared columnar support decorated with a continuous band of lotus scrolls, all within double-line borders, the reign mark evenly spaced on the interior of the stem foot; 6 in. (15.3 cm.) diam., box  Estimate... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2011

Two incised-decorated 'Anhua' stembowl. Mark and period of Qianlong

A finely incised-decorated 'Anhua' stembowl. Mark and period of Qianlong. Photo Sotheby's with well-potted rounded sides everted at the rim, springing from a slightly flared tall pedestal foot, decorated on the interior in anhua technique with a six-character reign mark in the centre, enclosed by a continuous frieze of lotus scrolls, the exterior and pedestal foot with matching lotus designs divided by a ring of upright petal lappets, covered overall with an even white glaze of warm tone; 14.5 cm., 5 3/4 in. Estimate... [Lire la suite]
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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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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]
12 avril 2011

A fine Imperial Incised White-glazed Stembowl, China, six-character mark and period of Qianlong

A fine Imperial Incised White-glazed Stembowl, China, six-character mark and period of Qianlong. photo Nagel Auktionen decorated with a lotus scroll encircling the mark on the interior and repeated on the exterior, the straight stem with a further lotus scroll. D. 14,3 cm. Estimate 20000 / 30000 € Provenance: Sotheby's London, 5.12.1995, Lot 327   Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. May 6th 2011 www.auction.de
23 mars 2010

Ming dynasty jade @ Sotheby's, Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, 23 Mar 2010, New York

A rare and large celadon jade water buffalo. Late Ming / early Qing dynasty. carved recumbent with legs tucked beneath the body, the head raised and turned to the side with round bulging eyes and long powerful curved horns, the stone of pale celadon tone with grayish-brown inclusions - width 9 5/8 in., 24.5 cm. Est. 100,000—150,000 USD. Lot Sold 104,500 USD PROVENANCE: The Henry and Sula Walton Collection of Asian Ceramics and Works of Art. NOTE: The present piece is notable for its sensitive rendering, with the rich... [Lire la suite]
24 octobre 2009

Four green jade from Sotheby's. Water, Pine and Stone Retreat Collection - Qianlong

A celadon green jade vase with elephant handles. Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period.  photo Sotheby's the translucent bluish-green jade vase of compressed zun form with a bulbous body rising to a wide flared foliate mouth, the body divided into vertical lobes with barbed edges extending sections from the splayed foot to the mouth, the neck flanked by a pair of finely carved elephant-head handles securing loose-ring handles, the stone with russet veining and a few russet patches, (fitted box) - 18.2 cm., 7 1/8 in. - Est.... [Lire la suite]
21 octobre 2009

A copper-red glazed stembowl. Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period

A copper-red glazed stembowl. Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period. photo Sotheby's well-potted, with slightly flared rim, supported on a tall hollow foot, covered overall on the interior and exterior with a rich red blue bubble-suffused glaze draining to white at the rim - 15.2 cm., 6 in. - Est. 120,000—150,000 HKD - Sold 150,000 HKD PROVENANCE: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 28th April 1993, lot 76. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 08 Oct 09. Hong Kong www.sothebys.com
05 avril 2009

A fine and extremely rare blue and white stembowl. Mark and period of Xuande

A fine and extremely rare blue and white stembowl. Mark and period of Xuande exquisitely potted with gently rounded sides rising to a wide mouth, supported on a slightly flared tall hollow cylindrical foot tapering towards the top, faintly decorated on the interior with a continuous frieze of lança characters encircling the well above a band of lotus petal lappets, all enclosing the four-character nianhao, incised in archaic style, within two concentric incised lines, the exterior meticuously inscribed in brilliant... [Lire la suite]
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20 mars 2009

Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Spring Sale in April @ Sotheby's Hong Kong

HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Spring Sale 2009 will be held on 8th April, 2009 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. An exceptional collection of rare and magnificent imperial Chinese Ceramics and works of art from the Tang, Ming and Qing dynasties will be featured. Together with two extraordinary sales, a total of over 70 lots will be offered and the sale is estimated to fetch HK$200 million. Nicolas Chow, Sotheby’s International Head of Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, commented on... [Lire la suite]