22 mars 2017

A painted 'Cizhou' truncated jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty

Lot 626. A painted 'Cizhou' truncated jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Lot sold 18,750 USD. Photo: Sotheby's the bulging rounded sides rising from a recessed base to a short waisted neck with an everted rim, freely painted in black and russet on a white slip to the body with three stylized floral sprays, below abstract scrolling motifs around the shoulder and a broad band with incised radiating wavy lines encircling below the neck, covered overall... [Lire la suite]

22 mars 2017

A 'Ge'-type stand, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 645. A 'Ge'-type stand, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot sold 15,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's of circular form with a slightly convex surface and raised foliate rim over three lobed feet, covered overall in a cream-colored glaze with a fine network of black and russet crackle, the underside with five spur marks. Diameter 5 1/2  in., 14 cm Provenance: Imperial Oriental Art, New York, 1995 (according to label). Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art New York, 15 Mar 2017
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22 mars 2017

A rare inscribed 'ding' four-legged censer, Yuan dynasty, dated zhiyuan 22nd year, corresponding to 1285

Lot 646. A rare inscribed 'ding' four-legged censer, Yuan dynasty, dated zhiyuan 22nd year, corresponding to 1285. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 125,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. of square section, the gently bilobed sides of the vessel rising to a short recessed waist and upright galleried rim with indented corners, all supported on four cabriole legs in the shape of four-clawed feet issuing from monster-masks, the lobes carved with a slightly recessed taotie mask centered on the... [Lire la suite]
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15 mars 2017

A large 'Longquan' celadon 'lotus' dish, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 653. A large 'Longquan' celadon 'lotus' dish, Ming dynasty, 16th century. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's  robustly potted, with rounded sides rising from a short tapered foot to a broad everted rim, the interior boldly carved with a single lotus medallion, with three scrolling vines at the rim, covered overall with a rich even olive-green glaze, the base with a burnt-orange unglazed ring. Diameter 17 1/2  in., 44.5 cm.  Provenance: Sotheby's London, 14th May 2008, lot... [Lire la suite]
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15 mars 2017

A small 'Longquan' celadon vase, Song-Yuan dynasty

Lot 650. A small 'Longquan' celadon vase, Song-Yuan dynasty. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's the cylindrical body surmounted by a tall slender neck rising to a broad everted rim, set to each side with a pair of lightly molded handles, incised with a double ring high on the neck and with further lightly incised line borders at the shoulder and foot, covered overall with a soft sea-green glaze, the unglazed foot fired brick-orange in the firing. Height 5 1/2  in., 13.9 cm. Provenance:... [Lire la suite]
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15 mars 2017

A large carved 'Longquan' celadon dish, Ming dynaty, 15th century

Lot 649. A large carved 'Longquan' celadon dish, Ming dynaty, 15th century. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's sturdily-potted, the gently rounded sides rising from a short footring to an everted rolled rim, carved to the interior with a trellis diaper medallion encircled by freely incised scrolling lotus, the underside undecorated, covered overall with a lustrous sea-green celadon glaze. Diameter 19 in., 48.3 cm. Provenance: Collection of Aileen Aderton (1904-2005), Maryland, acquired in... [Lire la suite]

15 mars 2017

A 'Longquan' celadon openwork 'peony' vase, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 648. A 'Longquan' celadon openwork 'peony' vase, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's with double walls of pear shape rising from a cylindrical foot to a waisted neck, the exterior wall carved around the body with a sweeping two-blossom peony scroll in openwork, between a lotus petal band below and incised bands of clouds and upright leaves at the shoulder and neck, the interior vase echoing the same shape but with solid walls, covered allover in a seafoam-green... [Lire la suite]
15 mars 2017

A large 'Longquan' celadon bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

    Lot 647. A large 'Longquan' celadon bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279). Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's the deep rounded sides rising to a lipped rim, the interior with freely incised and combed decoration of flowering peony encircling the of conical form rising from a short foot to a slightly inwardly curved mouth, the exterior carved with lotus petals, covered overall in a soft sea-green glaze. Diameter 9 in., 22.9 cm Provenance: Collection of John Platt.Warren E.... [Lire la suite]
15 mars 2017

A 'Longquan' celadon carved bowl, Song-Yuan dynasty

Lot 643. A 'Longquan' celadon carved bowl, Song-Yuan dynasty. Estimate 2,500 — 3,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's the deep rounded sides rising to a lipped rim, the interior with freely incised and combed decoration of flowering peony encircling the sides, the exterior undecorated, applied overall with a grayish-green glaze; together with another 'Longquan' bowl carved to the interior with two flowering lotus stems, wood stand (3). Diameter 7 1/8  in., 18.2 cm Provenance: Collection of... [Lire la suite]
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15 mars 2017

A carved 'Longquan' celadon-glazed bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960–1127)

Lot 642. A carved 'Longquan' celadon-glazed bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960–1127). Estimate 2,500 — 3,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's the conical body flaring from a shallow foot to a slightly everted rim, the interior freely carved and combed with a foliate scroll, the exterior with radiating vertical lines, covered overall with an olive-green glaze pooling to darker tones within the carved recesses. Diameter 7 1/8  in., 18.2 cm Provenance: Collection of Pauline B. (1910-2000) and Myron S. (1906-1992)... [Lire la suite]