20 mars 2020

A finely carved boxwood lotus pod, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 3365. A finely carved boxwood lotus pod, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 4 in. (10.2 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 50,000 - HKD 80,000. Price Realized HKD 62,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013  Naturalistically carved in imitiation of a lotus pod growing on a short stalk with loose lotus seeds contained within their small compartments. The exterior of the lotus pod is uneven and of a wrinkled contour. Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art (Including The... [Lire la suite]
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19 mars 2020

A Longquan celadon moulded 'lotus' dish, Ming dynasty, late 14th-early 15th century

Lot 3294. A Longquan celadon moulded 'lotus' dish, Ming dynasty, late 14th-early 15th century; 6 3/4 in. (17 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 250,000 - HKD 450,000. Price Realized HKD 325,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The dish with rounded sides supported on a short foot is crisply moulded with a single stylised lotus spray in the centre, surrounded by a band of lotus blooms on the well beneath a classic scroll band at the rim. The exterior is further moulded with a scrolling lotus above... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2020

A Longquan celadon bowl, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 3293. A Longquan celadon bowl, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 7 in. (17.7 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 50,000 - HKD 70,000. Price Realized HKD 56,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The bowl with rounded sides rising from a short foot to an everted rim is carved to the interior with a roundel enclosing a lotus sprig, covered overall with a thick glaze of sea-green tone with the exception of the base., Japanese wood box. Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works... [Lire la suite]
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19 mars 2020

A rare carved Longquan celadon deep bowl, Yongle-Xuande period (1403-1435)

Lot 3292. A rare carved Longquan celadon deep bowl, Yongle-Xuande period (1403-1435); 8 3/4 in. (22 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 240,000 - HKD 320,000. Price Realized HKD 437,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The bowl is sturdily potted with deep rounded sides, the exterior carved with a dense lotus scroll above key-pattern around the foot, the interior with a similar frieze surrounding a single leafy lotus sprig in the medallion, all under an even celadon glaze with a slight yellowish... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2020

A very large Longquan celadon inscribed moulded 'peony' vase, meiping, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 3291. A very large Longquan celadon inscribed moulded 'peony' vase, meiping, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 19 1/2 in. (49.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000. Price Realized HKD 1,060,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 Of characteristic meiping form supported on a ribbed foot, the vase is boldly moulded with a wide band of peony scroll above upright petals around the foot and below shaped cartouches around the shoulders, each enclosing an individual character... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2020

A large Longquan celadon fluted jar and cover, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 3290. A large Longquan celadon fluted jar and cover, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 13 in. (33 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 240,000 - HKD 320,000. Price Realized HKD 600,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The jar is heavily potted with fluted sides standing on a narrow foot flaring widely to the broad shoulders rising to a straight rim. The cover with a floriform rim has similar fluted sides surmounted by a lotus-pod-form finial. The jar and cover are covered in a thick glaze of sea-green... [Lire la suite]

19 mars 2020

A black-glazed 'partridge feather' jar and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 3285. A black-glazed 'partridge feather' jar and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 6 1/4 in. (15.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 800,000 - HKD 1,200,000. Price Realized HKD 875,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The ovoid jar has a short cylindrical neck applied with two lug handles and stands on a short foot ring. It is covered on the inside and outside with a lustrous black glaze stopping irregularly around the base, and decorated with russet splashes. The shallow domed cover has a... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2020

A rare Cizhou carved bottle vase, yuhuchunping, Jin dynasty (1127-1234)

Lot 3284. A rare Cizhou carved bottle vase, yuhuchunping, Jin dynasty (1127-1234); 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 400,000. Price Realized HKD 875,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The vase has an elegant pear-shaped body rising to a slender neck before a flared mouth. It is carved through the thick brown glaze to the buff-coloured body with a broad band of stylised leaves growing on an undulating stem and set below a similarly decorated smaller band on the lower... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2020

A Jian tea bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 3281. A Jian tea bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279); 4 7/8 in. (12.2 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 250,000. Price Realized HKD 300,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The tea bowl is well potted with deep rounded sides rising from a short foot ring to the finger-grooved rim, covered with a brownish-black glaze streaked with russet markings ending irregularly above the foot to expose the dark brown stoneware body, stand, Japanese double wood boxes. Provenance: The... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2020

A fine Longquan celadon mallet-form vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 3278. A fine Longquan celadon mallet-form vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 10 1/4 in. (26 cm.) high Estimate HKD 3,000,000 - HKD 4,000,000. Price Realized HKD 4,600,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The vase is well potted with a mallet-shaped body with sides tapering towards the foot from the canted shoulder. The tall neck is flanked by a pair of phoenix handles below the widely flared mouth with upturned rim, covered overall with an even glaze of soft sea-green tone... [Lire la suite]