18 juin 2011

A multi-mouth Ru-type glazed porcelain vase, China, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795).

A multi-mouth Ru-type glazed porcelain vase, China, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong mark and  period (1736-1795). Photo Sotheby's  de forme circulaire reposant sur un pied bombé, le col principal entouré de six cols secondaires, recouvert d'une belle glaçure céladon bleu-gris, marque à six caractères en bleu sous couverte à la base ; fêle restauré autour du corps et à la base, égrenures et petits éclats aux bords; 25 cm, 9 13/16 in. ESTIMATE 20,000-30,000 EUR. Lot Sold: 42,750 EUR AUTHENTICATION: This shape is recorded as a... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2011

Property of a Palm Beach Private Collector Brings $8.4 Million at Sotheby's New York

 A Rare Chinese ‘Famille-Rose’ ‘Millefleurs’ Altar Garniture, Qianlong Seal Marks and Period (detail). Photo: Sotheby's.  NEW YORK, N.Y.- Following the success of last week’s Asia Week sales series at Sotheby’s New York, which brought an incredible $71.3 million for Chinese porcelain and works of art, today’s auction of Property of a Palm Beach Private Collector achieved $8,397,649, almost double the pre-sale high estimate*. The auction was led by a strong group of over 80 pieces of Chinese porcelain and works of art,... [Lire la suite]
07 mai 2010

Qing dynasty monochromes @ Christie's, Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 11 May 2010, London

An extremely rare ru-type oval washer. Yongzheng underglaze blue seal mark and of the period (1723-35). photo Christie's Ltd 2010 The vessel with deep gently rounded walls rising from an unglazed foot rim, the interior with a moulded lotus bloom, covered overall in an unctuous, attractively crackled, light blue glaze - 6¾ in. (17 cm.) wide. Est. £15,000 - £20,000 ($22,560 - $30,080) Provenance: R.F.A. Riesco Collection, no. 485.Sotheby's London, 11 December 1984, lot 419.Bluett & Sons, London, 18 December 1984. ... [Lire la suite]
02 mai 2010

Yongzheng and Qianlong monochromes @ Sotheby's Hong Kong

A fine blue-glazed vase. Mark and period of Yongzheng. photo Sotheby's the slender ovoid body surmounted by a tall waisted neck flared towards the rim, covered overall with a rich purplish-blue glaze leaving a white edge around the rim, the interior and base glazed in white - 38.3 cm., 15 1/8 in. Est. 800,000—1,000,000 HKDLot Sold 3,140,000 HKD PROVENANCE: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 9th November 1982, lot 267.Sotheby's Hong Kong, 2nd November 1998, lot 313. NOTE: It is extremely rare to find Yongzheng vases of this shape... [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]