06 septembre 2018

A carved 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'Peony' guan and cover, Ming dynasty, early 15th century

Lot 243. A carved 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'Peony' guan and cover, Ming dynasty, early 15th century. Height 12 1/2  in., 30.5 cm. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 USD. © Sotheby's sturdily potted, of wide baluster form swelling generously from a short, slightly tapered foot, the lobed sides freely incised with eight leafing peony blossoms, all above a wide band of stiff upright-leaf lappets, the domed cover with similar fluted and carved decoration encircling the low conical knop, a flowerhead medallion... [Lire la suite]

06 septembre 2018

A Longquan celadon dish, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 155. A Longquan celadon dish, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 13 5/8in (34.5cm) diameter. Estimate US$ 2,000 - 3,000 (€ 1,700 - 2,600).Sold for US$ 1,000 (€ 859). Bonhams 2001-2018 The shallow rounded sides rising from a recessed foot to a broad lipped flange, the interior molded with a floral medallion encircled by shallow ribs encircling the well, all covered with a lustrous sea-green glaze except for a burnt orange circle on the foot. Bonhams. CHINESE WORKS OF ART AND PAINTINGS, 10 Sep 2018, 10:00... [Lire la suite]
06 septembre 2018

A Longquan celadon barbed rim dish, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 154. A Longquan celadon barbed rim dish, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 13 7/8in (35.3cm) diameter. Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€ 2,600 - 4,300). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2018 The flared fluted sides rising from a short tapered foot ring to a flange with a barbed rim, the center decorated with a molded floral spray, surrounded by freely incised foliate scrolls on the cavetto, covered overall in a sea-green glaze except for an orange-burnt ring on the foot.   Note: The color, shape and... [Lire la suite]
06 septembre 2018

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

Lot 153. A Longquan celadon dish, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 6 1/4in (15.8cm) diameter. Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€ 2,600 - 4,300).Unsold © Bonhams 2001-2018 Smoothly molded with a circular recessed floor and shallow, curving well in contrast to the lotus petals in relief on the exterior extending outward from a wedged foot ring and recessed base, a lustrous blue-green glaze of fairly even hue covering all surfaces except the cinnamon-burnt foot pad.   Note: The color, shape and lotus... [Lire la suite]
04 septembre 2018

A large purple-splashed lavender-glazed 'Jun' narcissus bowl, Early Ming dynasty 

Lot 219. A large purple-splashed lavender-glazed 'Jun' narcissus bowl, Early Ming dynasty. Diameter 9 1/2  in., 24 cm. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 USD. © Sotheby's. of shallow circular form, the rounded sides gently curving to a flat recessed base supported on three ruyi-shaped feet, the mouth rim decorated with a band of evenly spaced bosses between two narrow raised bands, a further band of bosses above the feet, the glaze on the interior of a milky-blue... [Lire la suite]
03 septembre 2018

A 'Henan' black-glazed and russet-painted meiping, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 225. A 'Henan' black-glazed and russet-painted meiping, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368). Height 7 1/4  in., 18.4 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. of slightly compressed form, rising from a narrow foot and dramatically sweeping outward to the angled shoulder beneath the low, ribbed neck, covered overall in a lustrous black glaze and painted at the shoulder in russet tones with two abstract soaring birds, the recessed base unglazed revealing the buff-colored body. Provenance: Acquired in Hong... [Lire la suite]

03 septembre 2018

A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'Peony' dish, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 245. A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'Peony' dish, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644). Diameter 13 in., 33 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the interior centered by an impressed peony blossom wreathed by a ring of leaves, further bordered by a ring of carved tapering clefts, encircled by a single line border, the cavetto freely carved with further foliate motifs, covered overall in a rich seafoam-green glaze save for a ring on the base fired orange. Provenance: C.C. Lai, Toronto. ... [Lire la suite]
03 septembre 2018

A relief-decorated 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'Figural' guan, 14th century

Lot 242. A relief-decorated 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'Figural' guan, 14th century. Height 9 1/2  in., 24.1 cm. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. beautifully potted, the rounded body crisply molded with three lively vignettes within a garden setting of an elegant lady and a young female attendant engaged in various domestic activities, the scenes separated by flowering trees, leafy plants, and an elegant multi-storied pavilion, all above a band of vertical ribs, applied overall with a rich,... [Lire la suite]
03 septembre 2018

A Longquan celadon incised 'Floral' censer, 13th-14th century

Lot 157. A Longquan celadon incised 'Floral' censer, 13th-14th century; 4in (10.2cm) high. Estimate US$ 4,000 - 6,000 (€ 3,400 - 5,200). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2018 Heavily potted, the rounded sides encircled by the Eight Trigrams between bands of combed wave patterns, supported on three cabriole feet surmounted by mythical beast masks and covered with a thick, crackled green glaze falling short of the well and the raised disc centering the base, exposing the biscuit. Bonhams. CHINESE... [Lire la suite]
03 septembre 2018

A Longquan celadon 'Eight trigrams' tripod censer, Late Yuan-Ming dynasty

Lot 156. A Longquan celadon 'Eight trigrams' tripod censer, Late Yuan-Ming dynasty; 11 1/4in (28.6cm) diameter. Estimate US$ 1,500 - 2,500 (€ 1,300 - 2,200). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2018 Heavily potted, the rounded sides encircled by the Eight Trigrams between bands of combed wave patterns, supported on three cabriole feet surmounted by mythical beast masks and covered with a thick, crackled green glaze falling short of the well and the raised disc centering the base, exposing the biscuit. ... [Lire la suite]