11 mars 2019

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

Lo 1714. A Longquan celadon petal carved conical bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 8 5/8 in. (22 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The slightly rounded sides are carved on the exterior with a wide band of lotus petals rising from the small ring foot. The bowl is covered inside and out with a glaze of soft greenish color. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New York, 22 March 2019  

11 mars 2019

A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed guan, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 614. A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed guan, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368). Diameter 9 in., 22.9 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot Sold 8,125 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the baluster jar sweeping upward from a waisted lower body to a generous shoulder and upright rim, the exterior with four registers of vertical ribs divided by horizontal fillets, the slightly domed cover with an undulating rim surmounted by a small stem-form knop, covered overall in an unctuous sea-green glaze save for the well, rim, foot... [Lire la suite]
11 mars 2019

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

Lot 615. A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed tripod censer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279).Diameter 5 in., 12.7 cm. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 USD. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. finely potted, of compressed globular form rising to a short straight neck and a broad everted rim, supported on three splayed legs each molded with a slender vertical flange, covered overall in a rich, lustrous pale bluish-green glaze thinning to a whitish-green at the rim and flanges, with a Japanese silver domed cover,... [Lire la suite]
11 mars 2019

A rare 'Longquan' celadon-glazed pear-shaped vase, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368)

Lot 613. A rare 'Longquan' celadon-glazed pear-shaped vase, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368). Height 10 3/8  in., 26.3 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. the petal-lobed sides rising elegantly to the flaring trumpet neck with bracket-lobed mouth simulating a morning glory blossom, flanked by a pair of hook handles suspending fixed rings, all under a sea-green glaze thinning at the ribs.  Note: A Longquan celadon vase attributed to the Song /... [Lire la suite]
11 mars 2019

A Guan-type 'Longquan' celadon vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 612. A Guan-type 'Longquan' celadon vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Height 5 5/8  in., 14.3 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot Sold 22,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the pear-shaped body rising from a thin wedge-shaped foot ring to a wide columnar neck with an everted rim, applied overall with an unctuous pale bluish-green glaze, the foot ring unglazed revealing the burnt orange body. Provenance: Collection of George de Menasce (1890-1967).Spink & Sons, Ltd., London.Sotheby's... [Lire la suite]
11 mars 2019

A pair of 'Longquan' celadon-glazed bird feeders, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty

Lot 611. A pair of 'Longquan' celadon-glazed bird feeders, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty. Width 2 in., 5 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. each of lotus form with deep rounded sides rising to an incurved rim, the sides molded with concentric layers of overlapping petals, the shoulder applied to one side with a small loop handle, covered overall with a thick sea-green glaze, the base burnt orange in the firing (2) Provenance: Collection of Captain S.N. Ferris Luboshez,... [Lire la suite]
11 mars 2019

A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'lotus' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 610. A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'lotus' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Diameter 6 5/8  in., 16.9 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Lot Sold 10.000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides rising from a short, slightly tapered foot, the exterior subtly molded with overlapping lotus petals, covered overall with an unctuous soft sea-green glaze suffused with a network of fine craquelure, save for the unglazed foot ring, revealing the gray stoneware body burnt... [Lire la suite]
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11 mars 2019

A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'lotus' dish, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 609. A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'lotus' dish, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Diameter 6 1/2  in., 16.5 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot Sold 9,375 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the low, rounded sides rising from a gently tapered foot, the exterior molded with overlapping upright lotus petals, covered overall in an unctuous bluish-green glaze, save for the foot ring burnt orange during firing. Property from the Collection of Robert Youngman. Provenance: Walter Hochstadler, New York,... [Lire la suite]
11 mars 2019

Exhibition celebrates Andrea del Verrocchio and his most famous pupil, Leonardo

Andrea del Verrocchio (Andrea di Michele di Francesco Cioni; Florence, c. 1435– Venice, 1488), Madonna and Child, c. 1470 or 1475, tempera and oil on panel, 75.5 x 54.8 cm. Berlin, Staatliche Museen, Gemäldegalerie. FLORENCE.- The first comprehensive retrospective devoted to Andrea del Verrocchio (1435 - 1488) opened in Florence this Spring at the Palazzo Strozzi, with an accompanying presentation at the Museo Nazionale del Bargello. Verrocchio, Master of Leonardo brings together masterpieces by Verrocchio from... [Lire la suite]