11 mars 2019

A very rare molded gold-imitation 'birthday' bowl and cover, Kangxi seal mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 521. A very rare molded gold-imitation 'birthday' bowl and cover, Kangxi seal mark and period (1662-1722). Diameter 6  1/2  in., 16.5 cm. Estimate USD 80,000 — 120,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 the deep rounded sides molded in relief with a horizontal band of stylized characters interspersed with four bats clasping peach sprays, the domed cover similarly decorated and surmounted by a pierced bird-form finial, all applied with a burnished gold glaze, the interiors and base glazed... [Lire la suite]

11 mars 2019

A Guan-type bottle vase, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 520. A Guan-type bottle vase, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795). Height 4 7/8  in., 12.4 cm. Estimate USD 80,000 — 120,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 the faceted pear-shaped body rising from a short foot to a tapering neck, set to each side with a cylindrical lug handle, applied overall with a fine caesious-colored glaze stopping neatly just above the foot, the foot ring applied with a dark brown dressing, the base with a six-character seal mark in... [Lire la suite]
11 mars 2019

A fine Ru-type fanghu vase, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 519. A fine Ru-type fanghu vase, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795). Height 5 5/8  in., 14.4 cm. Estimate USD 80,000 — 120,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 the faceted pear-shaped body rising from a short foot to a tapering neck, set to each side with a cylindrical lug handle, applied overall with a fine caesious-colored glaze stopping neatly just above the foot, the foot ring applied with a dark brown dressing, the base with a six-character seal mark in... [Lire la suite]
11 mars 2019

A rare Guan-type quadruple vase, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 518. A rare Guan-type quadruple vase, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735). Height 3 7/8  in., 9.9 cm. Estimate USD 80,000 — 120,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 finely potted as four vases of slender cylindrical form with sides gently curving to a short neck and everted rim, conjoined at the sides, the bodies covered overall in a soft pale bluish-gray glaze suffused with a matrix of golden crackles, the footring applied with dark brown dressing, each base with one... [Lire la suite]
11 mars 2019

A rare peachbloom-glazed 'chrysanthemum' bottle vase, jubanping, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 535. A rare peachbloom-glazed 'chrysanthemum' bottle vase, jubanping, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722). Height 8 1/2  in., 21.5 cm. Estimate USD 300,000 — 400,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 exquisitely potted, the elegant ovoid body tapering to a short, slightly convex foot rim, the lower section encircled by a row of slender, upright chrysanthemum petals, molded and incised in low relief, swelling to a tall, cylindrical neck and... [Lire la suite]
11 mars 2019

« L’Orient des peintres, du rêve à la lumière » au Musée Marmottan Monet

« L’Orient des peintres, du rêve à la lumière » au Musée Marmottan Monet Le musée Marmottan Monet présente, du 7 mars au 21 juillet 2019, l’exposition « L’Orient des peintres, du rêve à la lumière ». Riche d’une cinquantaine de chefs-d’œuvre provenant des plus importantes collections publiques et privées d’Europe et des États-Unis (musée du Louvre, musée d’Orsay, musée des Augustins de Toulouse, la Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus und Kunstbau de Munich, la collection Thyssen-Bornemisza de Madrid, le... [Lire la suite]

11 mars 2019

A Longquan celadon jar, zhadou, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 1718. A Longquan celadon jar, zhadou, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The zhadou is potted with a compressed bulbous body and a broad neck that flares at the rim, and is covered inside and out with a rich sea-green glaze, thinning at the mouth rim and ending above the foot to expose the pale grey body, Japanese wood box. Provenance: Daijindo Gallery, Tokyo. Christie's. Fine Chinese... [Lire la suite]
11 mars 2019

A small Longquan celadon 'mallet' vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 1717. A small Longquan celadon 'mallet' vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 8 in. (20.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The vase has a mallet-shaped body that tapers slightly towards the foot from the canted shoulder, and a tall, cylindrical neck that rises to a flared mouth rim. The vase is covered with an unctuous glaze of soft sea-green tone that stops short of the foot rim to expose the grey body, Japanese wood box. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics... [Lire la suite]
11 mars 2019

A Longquan celadon conical bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 1716. A Longquan celadon conical bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 5 ¾ in. (14.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The bowl has deep sides flaring widely from the small, delicate foot, and is covered inside and out with an unctuous glaze of soft sea-green tone, stopping on the foot ring, Japanese wood box. Provenance: Sen Shu Tey, Tokyo. Note: The rather delicate conical form of this bowl, standing on a small foot, is shown to good... [Lire la suite]
11 mars 2019

A Longquan celadon tripod censer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 1715. A Longquan celadon tripod censer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 4 ¾ in. (12.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The compressed body has three narrow flanges formed by slip beginning at the shoulder and trailing down each of the three slightly splayed, conical legs, all below the cylindrical neck that rises to a flat, everted rim. The censer is covered overall with a crackled glaze of rich blue-green tone that thins on the flanges, Japanese... [Lire la suite]