18 août 2016

A small green-splashed pottery tripod censer and cover, Tang dynasty

Lot 101. A small green-splashed pottery tripod censer and cover, Tang dynasty. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's the globular body raised on three short paw-form feet and rising to an everted rim, slipped and applied with a transparent glaze and vibrant green splashes, the domed cover similarly glazed (2) - Width 3 1/4  in., 8.2 cm Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 13 sept. 2016, 10:30 AM

17 août 2016

A Cizhou-type polychrome-decorated baluster vase, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 827. A Cizhou-type polychrome-decorated baluster vase, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The wide body is decorated with three shaped panels enclosing figures in a riverscape, above a continuous band of qilingalloping on roiling waves, and beneath a band of leafy lotus scroll encircling the shoulder. 13 1/8 in. (33.2 cm.) high Provenance: Mrs. Samuel T. Peters (1859-1943) Collection.The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York,... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2016

A pair of massive fahua jardinières, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 828. A pair of massive fahua jardinières, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Each is decorated in thread-relief outline with various blossoming flowers. The decoration is glazed in subtle tones of aubergine and white against a rich turquoise ground. Each is fitted with a metal liner. 33 ½ in. (85 cm.) diam., wood stands Provenance: Mr. and Mrs. Isaac D. Fletcher (d. 1917) Collection.The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2016

A fahua vase, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century.

Lot 825. A fahua vase, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The robustly potted, broad-shouldered, tapering body is decorated in relief with beaded chains suspending monster masks above figures in a mountainous landscape, and below a large ruyi collar on the shoulder. The relief decoration is highlighted in turquoise, green and cream glaze against a mottled dark aubergine ground. 10 ¾ in. (27.3 cm.) high Provenance: John D.... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2016

A large fahua reticulated jar and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 824. A large fahua reticulated jar and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The reticulated jar is decorated around the mid-section with a continuous scene of scholars in a landscape amidst pines and clouds, above a band of petal lappets encircling the foot and below a band of peonies on the shoulder, and with vaporous clouds on the waisted neck. The cover is decorated with flower sprays beneath a biscuit finial of a seated sage. 17 ½ in.... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2016

A fahua reticulated double-gourd vase, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 823. A fahua reticulated double-gourd vase, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The lower and upper body are decorated with scholars at various pursuits amidst clouds and pine trees against a pierced ground, with ruyi heads at the waist, and petal-lappet borders at the mouth and foot. The decoration is glazed in turquoise, yellow and white against a rich aubergine ground. 13 ¾ in. (35 cm.) high Provenance: Ralph M. Chait,... [Lire la suite]

17 août 2016

Two ‘Ma Jun’ vessels, Ming dynasty (1368-1644) or later

Lot 820. Two ‘Ma Jun’ vessels, Ming dynasty (1368-1644) or later. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The first is a high-shouldered, lobed vase, covered on the exterior with a deep purple glaze with abstract 'bird'-shaped accents in turquoise glaze on the shoulder. The second is a deep cup covered in purple glaze on the exterior and turquoise glaze on the interior. The vase 6 ¼ in. (15.5 cm.) high, the cup 3 7/16 in. (8.7 cm.) diam. Provenance: Mrs. Samuel T. Peters (1859-1943)... [Lire la suite]
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17 août 2016

A small ‘Ma Jun’ vase, meiping, Ming dynasty (1368-1644) or later

Lot 819. A small ‘Ma Jun’ vase, meiping, Ming dynasty (1368-1644) or later. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The vase has a high-shouldered body that tapers towards the short neck, and is covered with a matte glaze of pale blue color which thins to mushroom beneath the shoulder. 6 ½ in. (16.5 cm.) high Provenance: Mrs. Samuel T. Peters (1859-1943) Collection.The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1926. Christie's. Collected in America: Chinese... [Lire la suite]
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17 août 2016

A small purple-splashed ‘Ma Jun’ double-gourd vase, Ming dynasty (1368-1644) or later.

Lot 818. A small purple-splashed ‘Ma Jun’ double-gourd vase, Ming dynasty (1368-1644) or later. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The vase is thickly potted with bulbous lower section and smaller upper section, and is covered with a matte glaze of milky blue color accented around the neck and to one side with pale purple splashes. 6 ¼ in. (15.9 cm.) high Provenance: Mrs. Samuel T. Peters (1859-1943) Collection.The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1926.... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2016

A small purple-splashed ‘Ma Jun’ vase, meiping, Ming dynasty (1368-1644) or later

Lot 817. A small purple-splashed ‘Ma Jun’ vase, meiping, Ming dynasty (1368-1644) or later. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The high-shouldered vase is covered with a glaze of pale sky-blue color accented with three evenly-spaced splashes of purple. 4 ¾ in. (12 cm.) high. Provenance: Mrs. Samuel T. Peters (1859-1943) Collection.The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1926. Exhibited: Japan Society, at the Galleries of M. Knoedler &... [Lire la suite]