06 mars 2019

A large 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'lotus' bowl, late Yuan - early Ming dynasty

Lot 604. A large 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'lotus' bowl, late Yuan - early Ming dynasty. Diameter 11 1/4  in., 28.6 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the subtly rounded sides rising at a steep angle from a tapered foot before inverting just below the upright rim, the exterior of the sides molded with upright lotus petals, the interior freely incised with a leafy pattern, covered overall in an unctuous sea-green glaze save for the edge of the foot burnt orange during firing. ... [Lire la suite]

06 mars 2019

A magnificient and very rare large Longquan celadon ‘phoenix tail’ vase, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 1623. A magnificient and very rare large Longquan celadon ‘phoenix tail’ vase, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 28 ½ in. (72 cm.) high. Estimate: US$200,000 - US$300,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The heavily potted vase has a rounded upper body well carved in relief with leafy peony scroll bearing four large flowers above a band of slender overlapping petals. The trumpet-shaped neck is carved with two peony sprays below horizontal ribbed bands on the underside of the flaring mouth rim. The vase is covered... [Lire la suite]
06 mars 2019

A pair of carved Longquan celadon vases and covers, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 1622. A pair of carved Longquan celadon vases and covers, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 10 in. (25 cm.) high. Estimate: US$12,000 - US$18,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Each vase has a high-shouldered, tapering body carved with a wide band of leafy flower scroll between a band of narrow, upright chrysanthemum petals below and a band of peonies on the shoulder, and each cover has a lotus bud-form knob above stepped petal bands and a diaper band at the rim, all under a glaze of olive-green color that also... [Lire la suite]
06 mars 2019

A carved Longquan celadon dish, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 1621. A carved Longquan celadon dish, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 11 ¾ in. (29.8 cm.) diam. Estimate: US$7,000 - US$9,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The dish is carved in the center with a medallion of trellis pattern surrounded by floral scrolls in the well. The dish is covered inside and out with a thick glaze of sea-green tone, except for a wide ring on the base which has burnt orange in the firing. Property from the Caddle Family Collection. Provenance: Kwok Gallery, Singapore, 1992.  ... [Lire la suite]
06 mars 2019

A large carved Longquan celadon tripod censer, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 1620. A large carved Longquan celadon tripod censer, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 12 in. (30.4 cm.) diam. Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The heavily potted censer raised on three mask-form legs is carved on the exterior with a band of floral scroll on a wave-pattern ground, and is covered overall with a sea-green glaze except for the base and the center of the interior, exposing the body burnt orange in the firing. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of... [Lire la suite]
06 mars 2019

A rare Longquan celadon Guan-type octogonal stem cup, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 1619. A rare Longquan celadon Guan-type octogonal stem cup, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644); 3 ¼ in. (8.4 cm.) high. Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The cup has flaring, faceted sides supported on a spreading stem foot encircled by a narrow collar, and is covered overall with a clear glaze of pale olive tone suffused with an extensive, icy crackle that thins on the raised areas. Together with a catalogue, Inki: hai, wan, taku tokubetsu tenji (The Special... [Lire la suite]
06 mars 2019

A rare Longquan celadon shrine, Yuan-early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 1618. A rare Longquan celadon shrine, Yuan-early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century; 12 in. (30.5 cm.) high. Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The thick-walled shrine of ovoid shape is raised on a domed base and has an hexagonal 'tile' roof surmounted by a double-gourd rising from a lotus. An opening cut into one side has a protruding shelf at the bottom, an overhang with applied scroll decoration above, and a loop to one side to fasten a door. The whole is covered with a glaze of... [Lire la suite]
06 mars 2019

A Fine and Rare Chinese Longquan Glazed Cong Vase, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 78126. A Fine and Rare Chinese Longquan Glazed Cong Vase, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279); 8-1/2 x 3-1/2 inches (21.6 x 8.9 cm). Estimate: $50,000 - $70,000. © Heritage Auction. Heritage Auction. 2019 March 19 - 20 Fine & Decorative Asian Art Signature Auction - New York 
06 mars 2019

Chenn Collection highlights Heritage Auction's inaugural appearance as an Asia Week New York participant

DALLAS, TX.- Heritage Auctions’ inaugural participation in Asia Week New York 2019 debuts with the Chenn Family Collection of fine Chinese paintings and calligraphy. First assembled by the early Chinese Republic scholar and political reformer Chen Guoxiang, the important collection spotlights significant fine Asian Art offered March 19 in New York.  “Heritage’s Asian Art department may be young, but we feel we are capable of establishing our New York auction as one of the premier Asian market events held in the United... [Lire la suite]