18 mai 2011

A pair of large white glazed anhua conical bowls.

A pair of large white glazed anhua conical bowls. Photo Sotheby's each with steep sides rising from a short straight foot to a slightly flaring rim the exterior decorated in anhua with two confronting five-clawed dragons in pursuit of a flaming pearl amidst flames and above swirling waves, covered overall with a creamy ivory glaze, the base with apocryphal four-character Yongle marks in underglaze blue, wood stands; 23.2cm., 9 1/8 in. Estimate 5,000—7,000 GBP. Lot Sold 6,250 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of... [Lire la suite]
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18 mai 2011

An unusual white stoneware flask in the form of a leather pouch, Liao Dynasty, 10th Century.

Lot 8. An unusual white stoneware flask in the form of a leather pouch, Liao Dynasty, 10th Century; 23.3cm., 9 1/8 in. Estimate 15,000—20,000 GBP. Lot Sold 33,650 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2011 the lower part of oval section, the upper part terminating in a flat bracket-lobed flange and tubular spout with everted lip, the flange enclosed by a raised border and pierced with a hole surrounded by an incised heart-shaped motif, the narrow sides outlined by applied bands of clay to simulate sewn gussets, the near-white... [Lire la suite]
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16 mai 2011

Song ceramics at Sotheby's London, 11 May 2011 (part 2)

Lot 40. A Jun Purple-Splashed cup and cup-stand, Song Dynasty (960-1279); 7.7cm, 3in. Estimate 5,000—7,000 GBP. Lot Sold 18,750 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2011 the cup with deep rounded sides rising from a short foot, the cupstand with a small deep cup resting on a broad gallery flaring up slightly, all supported on a high unglazed foot, both covered in a pale sky blue glaze liberally splashed with pale purple. Lot 41. A black-glazed bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 12.7cm, 5in., diam. Estimate 4,000—6,000... [Lire la suite]
15 mai 2011

Song ceramics at Sotheby's London, 11 May 2011 (1)

Lot 3. A fine and rare Konoha Temmoku tea bowl, Southern Song Dynasty, 12th-13th century; 15.2cm., 6in. Estimate 60,000—80,000 GBP. Lot Sold 337,250 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2011 of 'Jizhou' manufacture, of conical shape with a small raised knob in the centre, covered with a fine opaque dark brown glaze that leaves the lip in a slightly lighter tone, and decorated on the inside with a large trefoil tree leaf with worm-eaten holes, forming an attractive yellowish-brown silhouette with fine veining, ivory-tinted edges... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2011

An exquisite pair of Yaozhou flower-shaped bowls, Five dynasties, 10th Century

Lot 1. An exquisite pair of Yaozhou flower-shaped bowls, Five dynasties, 10th Century; 12.8cm., 5 1/8 in. Estimate 25,000—30,000 GBP. Lot Sold 67,250 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2011 each of conical shape, delicately potted and deeply indented in five-lobed prunus form, with narrow flat base inside and a low footring, covered with an attractive, slightly opaque, glossy blue-green glaze, each in a Japanese padded purple silk cloth, in a joint ribbon-tied paulownia-wood box and cover, and brown cotton furoshiki with... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2011

A quatrefoil white Dingyao dish, Five dynasties, 10th Century

Lot 6. A quatrefoil white Dingyao dish,Five dynasties, 10th Century; 16.8cm., 6 5/8 in. Estimate 30,000—40,000 GBP. Lot Sold 37,250 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2011 thinly potted, with flat centre and conical sides, the rim cut into four deep bracket foliations forming sharp points and deep undulations, the white stoneware body covered with a tactile ivory-tinged glaze with characteristic darker 'tears' on the outside, and leaving the base, footring and part of the sides in the biscuit; in Japanese ribbon-tied... [Lire la suite]
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13 mai 2011

A magnificent and extremely rare 'nogime temmoku' tea bowl. Southern Song dynasty, 12th century

Lot 7. A magnificent and extremely rare 'nogime temmoku' tea bowl, Southern Song dynasty, 12th century; 12.5cm., 4 7/8 in., the stand 16.9cm., 6 1/2 in. Estimate 500,000—700,000 GBP. Lot Sold 1,105,250 GBP to an Asian Trade. Photo Sotheby's of 'Jianyao' manufacture and 'silver hare's fur' type, solidly potted, of tall conical form, with a groove below the lip and an evenly shaped, shallow foot, and covered with a thick, highly glossy black glaze with overall radiating iridescent silvery-blue... [Lire la suite]
04 mai 2011

Coupe blanche à décor végétal en relief de la collection Lucien Lelong

Coupe blanche à décor végétal en relief. Photo ROIS Longueur : 18 cm - Estimation : 600/800 € Colection Lucien Lelong ROIS. Dimanche 12 juin à 14 h 00. ZA du Croissant  Rue de Jersey, 50380 Saint Pair sur mer. Tél. : 02.33.50.03.91 - Fax : 02.33.90.49.92 - Email :  contact@granville-encheres.com
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30 avril 2011

Jarre "Guan" Fahua, Grande coupe & Vase de forme balustre à couverte céladon. Dynastie des Ming, fin XVe-début XVIe siècle

Jarre "Guan" en porcelaine de forme balustre. Dynastie des Ming, fin XVe-début XVIe siècle. Photo Aguttes - Paris à décor sur fond bleu de cobalt dans le "style cloisonné" (Fahua) de filets d'argile en relief représentant quatre kilins de couleur ocre, reliés à des flkeurs de lotus par des rinceaux; lotus au col et lambrequins à la base. H : 34,5 cm. Adapté au col de métal pour être monté en lampe. Estimation : 4 000 / 6 000 € Grande coupe hémisphérique godronnée. Dynastie des Ming, XVIe siècle. Photo Aguttes - Paris à... [Lire la suite]
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30 avril 2011

A Yunyao bowl with a purple splash & A Yaozhou bowl with engraved lotos. Song-Yuan dynasty

A Yunyao bowl with a purple splash, China, Song-Yuan dynasty. © 2011 Nagel - Auctions D. 8,6 cmD. 8,6 cm. Very slightly chipped. Estimate  500 € Property from an old German private collection, bought between WW I and WW II in the Berlin art trade. A Yaozhou bowl with engraved lotos, China, Song-Yuan dynasty. © 2011 Nagel - Auctions D. 15,5 cm. Good condition. Estimate 400 € Property from a German private collection. Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. May 6th-7th 2011 www.auction.de
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