26 juin 2011

Cizhou-type vessels & Longquan Celadon. Southern Song /Yuan Dynasty (12th-14th century),

A Chinese cizhou-type brown-painted ovoid jar,  Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 12¼in. (31cm.) high. Estimate $1,500 - $2,500- Price Realized  $6,250 Provenance: Warren E. Cox & Assoc., New York, prior to 1978. Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections. Notes: The result of Oxford thermoluminescence test no. 466d5 is consistent with the dating of this lot. Two Chinese cizhou-type vessels, Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 comprising a brown-glazed resist decorated... [Lire la suite]
18 mai 2011

A blanc-de-chine pear-shaped vase & A rare blanc-de-chine barrel-shaped jar and cover. 18th century

A blanc-de-chine pear-shaped vase. 18th century. Photo Bonhams The slender body applied on one side with a tall upright coiling branch of plum blossom, the shoulder with two amusing elephant-head handles, the ears open. 26.5cm (10½in) high. Estimate: £4,000 - 6,000, HKD 51,000 - 76,000, $ 6,500 - 9,800. Unsold. A rare blanc-de-chine barrel-shaped jar and cover. 18th century. Photo Bonhams The exterior applied with a large spray of plum blossom, between two applied lion-mask handles and small bosses around the rims. 14.5cm... [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]
16 avril 2011

A very large pear-shaped vase 'yuhuchun ping' with blue glaze, China, underglaze-blue six-character Qianlong seal mark and of th

A very large pear-shaped vase 'yuhuchun ping' with blue glaze, China, underglaze-blue six-character Qianlong seal mark and of the period. photo Nagel Auktionen The pear-shaped body rests on a short splayed foot and tapers sharply up to a waisted neck with wide everted mouth. H. 45 cm. Estimate 60000 / 100000 € Cf. 'Ethereal Elegance - Porcelain Vases of the Imperial Qing - The Huaihaitang Collection', Art Museum, Institute of Chinese Studies', Hongkong, 2207/2008, no. 16 Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. May 6th 2011 www.auction.de
05 mars 2011

Chinese monochromes @ Christie's Interiors

A Chinese liver-red-glazed pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping.  Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 The pear-shaped body rising to a flaring rim, covered on the exterior with a pale liver-red glaze, the neck interior and underside under a white glaze, the base with a Qianlong underglaze-blue seal mark, 11½ in. (29 cm.) high  - Estimate £800 - £1,200 - Price Realized  £6,000 A pair of large Chinese crackle-glazed vases. 19th century.  Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 Each flanked by loose ring animal mask... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2011

Chinese Blue and White Glazed Porcelain Vase, 18th Century

Chinese Blue and White Glazed Porcelain Vase, 18th Century. photo courtesy Doyle New York The pear-shaped body painted in Ming style with bamboo and banana palms in a terraced garden setting, above a lappet band at the foot and below a ruyi squared scroll and foliate borders at the neck and foliate sprays below the rim. Height 15 inches. Vase was drilled as a lamp, hole has been filled in. Horizontal old glaze crack on exterior of foot rim approximately 4 inches long. Small burst bubble on rim. Light surface scratches to widest... [Lire la suite]
19 décembre 2010

Kangxi Famille Verte & 119th century @ Christie's. European Noble and Private Collections, Amsterdam

A large Chinese famille verte three-piece garniture. Kangxi (1662-1722). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 The sides enamelled with two large panels of figures in a palace interior with flower-vases and a crane, divided by narrow panels enclosing a dog confronting a squirrel perched in a hanging branch of vine, all above a band of shaped cartouches of scrolling leaves around the foot, comprising a baluster jar and a pair of beaker vases, one trumpet vase restored. The baluster jar 44 cm. high; the beaker vases 48 cm. high... [Lire la suite]
06 décembre 2010

Two monochrome from the Shorenstein Collection

A fine large sacrificial-blue glazed vase, meiping. Qianlong six-character mark within double-circles and of the period. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 The vase is well-potted with a short, slightly flared cylindrical neck, the broad angular shoulder tapering gently to the narrow foot, the exterior with a brilliant purplish-blue glaze; 13 3/4in. (35cm.) high -  Estimate HK$1,200,000 - HK$1,800,000. Price Realized HK$3,620,000 ($468,067) Provenance: Previously sold at Christie's New York, 2 June 1994, lot 313 ... [Lire la suite]
02 mai 2010

A very rare blue and white and enamelled pear-shaped vase for the 'Islamic market', 16th century.

A very rare blue and white and enamelled pear-shaped vase for the 'Islamic market', 16th century. photo Bonhams The body with two bands of vertical flanges, the tall cylindrical neck applied with six tubular handles, painted around the sides with six circular medallion enclosing Persian-style inscriptions surrounded by ruyi-shaped clouds and interspersed by iron-red florets, all above borders of upright and pendent lappets at the foot, and below narrow bands of classic scroll, pendent lappets and scrolling trellises at the... [Lire la suite]
15 décembre 2009

Kangxi Chinese blue and white porcelains sold @ Christie's. European Noble and Private Collections, Amsterdam

A Chinese blue and white 'double-walled' teapot and cover. Kangxi (1662-1722) The globular sides divided in four honeycomb-pattern reticulated panels revealing a central flower-painted body, the outer body with a lotus design, the cover with flower-head reticulated design, moulded with upright handle and S-shaped spout simulating bamboo, minor rim frits, small baking flaw, frit, small cracks - 16 cm. high - Price Realized €5,625 A pair of Chinese blue and white 'double-walled' ewers and covers, Kangxi (1662-1722) The... [Lire la suite]