Alain.R.Truong

25 juillet 2017

A Longquan celadon carved and moulded 'Dragon' dish, Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century 

Lot 1134. A Longquan celadon carved and moulded 'Dragon' dish, Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century, 13 3/8 in. (34 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 47,500 © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 With shallow rounded sides rising to an everted rim, the center of the interior decorated in relief with a scaly four-clawed dragon leaping in pursuit of a flaming pearl, below scrolls carved in the well, the exterior carved with chrysanthemum petals, all under a glaze of sea-green... [Lire la suite]

25 juillet 2017

A rare early Ming Longquan celadon 'Lotus' bowl, Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 4243. A rare early Ming Longquan celadon 'Lotus' bowl, Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century, 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 400,000. Price realised HKD 375,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2012 , Standing on a small cylindrical foot, the bowl is carved to the exterior of the flaring sides with two bands of upright lotus petals below a classic scroll near the mouth rim, the centre of the interior with a lotus blossom at the medallion and a keyfret band below the mouth rim. The bowl is... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2017

A Longquan celadon pear-shaped vase, Yuan-Ming dynasty, 14th century

Lot 4248. A Longquan celadon pear-shaped vase, Yuan-Ming dynasty, 14th century, 10 1/4 in. (26.2 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 450,000 - HKD 550,000. Price realised HKD 475,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The pear-shaped body is supported on a sturdy foot ring and surmounted by a trumpet neck flanked by a pair of mythical beast head handles with large fixed rings. The neck, shoulder and mid-section are encircled by raised bands. It is covered overall with an even rich olive-green glaze,... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2017

A rare Longquan celadon pear-shaped vase, Yuan dynasty, 14th century

Lot 3008. A rare Longquan celadon pear-shaped vase, Yuan dynasty, 14th century, 10 in. (25.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price realised HKD 350,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The pear-shaped body supported on a sturdy footring and surmounted by a trumpet neck flanked by a pair of mythical beast head handles suspending large fixed rings, the neck, shoulder and mid-section encircled by raised bands, covered overall with an even rich olive green glaze, Japanese double wood... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2017

A rare Longquan celadon pear-shaped vase, Yuan dynasty, 14th century

Lot 3812. A rare Longquan celadon pear-shaped vase, Yuan dynasty, 14th century, 10 1/4 in. (26 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 450,000 - HKD 550,000. Price realised HKD 860,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The pear-shaped body supported on a sturdy footring and surmounted by a trumpet neck flanked by a pair of large ring handles, the neck, shoulder and mid-section encircled by raised double bands, covered overall with an even light olive green glaze, Japanese double wood boxes. Provenance:... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2017

Vase in Shape of Ancient Bronze Vessel, Ming dynasty (1368–1644), 15th–16th century

Vase in Shape of Ancient Bronze Vessel, Ming dynasty (1368–1644), 15th–16th century. Porcelain with celadon glaze (Longquan ware). H. 10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm). Bequest of Mary Stillman Harkness, 1950; 50.145.300 © 2000–2017 The Metropolitan Museum of Art The square handles and ring illustrate the metal origins of the shape of the vase. Similar examples have been excavated in Chinese tombs dating to the fifteenth and sixteenth century, suggesting that the shape was particularly popular at that time.

25 juillet 2017

A very rare early Ming Longquan celadon globular 'Chrysanthemum' vase, Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 4240. A very rare early Ming Longquan celadon globular 'Chrysanthemum' vase, Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century, 14 in. (35.5 cm) high. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000. Price realised HKD 860,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The sturdily potted globular body is deeply moulded and carved with four foliated chrysanthemum scrolls above a band of narrow upright petals, the ribbed neck with bands of incised chevron and ruyi pattern flared upwards to a rolled-top mouth... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2017

An important and extremely rare Longquan celadon pomegranate-form vase, shiliu zun, Yuan dynasty, 14th century

Lot 1472. An important and extremely rare Longquan celadon pomegranate-form vase, shiliu zun, Yuan dynasty, 14th century, 14 1/4 in. (32 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 2,000,000 - HKD 3,000,000. Price realised HKD 2,400,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2007 The sturdily potted vessel with a globular body well carved and incised with a broad band of peony meander bearing large graceful blossoms and arched leaves reserved on a combed ground between a border of upright stiff petals rising from the foot and... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2017

Large dated temple vase, Yuan dynasty, dated around AD1327

Large dated temple vase, Yuan dynasty, dated around AD1327, Longquan ware, Longquan region, Zhejiang province. Stoneware, porcelain-type, incised, carved and with celadon glaze, Height: 72 cm. Sir Percival David Founcation of Chinese Art, PDF 237 © The Trustees of the British Museum Longquan stoneware vase with long neck and flared mouth. The vase has grey-green glaze. There are carved petals around lower part of the exterior, concentric rings around the neck, and pomegranate scrolls around the body.... [Lire la suite]
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25 juillet 2017

A fine and exceptionally large early Ming Longquan celadon barbed-rim charger, Yongle period (1403-1425) 

  Lot 4241. A fine and exceptionally large early Ming Longquan celadon barbed-rim charger, Yongle period (1403-1425), 24 1/4 in. (61.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 2,200,000 - HKD 2,800,000. Price realised HKD 2,660,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2012 Sturdily potted, the slightly convex centre of the dish is encircled by a flaring petal-moulded well rising to the barbed everted rim with raised edge, covered with a lustrous glaze of rich sea-green tone, continuing over the moulded... [Lire la suite]