28 décembre 2008

A 'Longquan' Mallet Vase, Song Dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 396. A 'Longquan' Mallet Vase, Song Dynasty (960-1279); 25.7cm, 10 1/8 in. Estimate 40,000—60,000 GBP. Lot Sold.  97,250 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2008. the slightly tapering cylindrical body rising from a recessed base to an angled shoulder and tall cylindrical neck with a broad dished mouth, set at the neck with a pair of stylised phoenix handles and covered overall in a thick soft bluish-green glaze.  Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. 05 Nov... [Lire la suite]
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28 décembre 2008

An Exceptional 'Longquan' 'Kinuta' 'Twin Fish' Bowl, Song Dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 394. An Exceptional 'Longquan' 'Kinuta' 'Twin Fish' Bowl, Song Dynasty  (960-1279); 17.5cm., 6 7/8 in. Estimate 15,000—25,000 GBP. Lot Sold 15,000 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2008 the well-potted deep rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot to a broad flaring rim, finely modelled in high relief to the interior with a pair of swimming fish, covered overall in an exceptional glossy bluish-green 'kinuta' glaze save for the base of the footring.  Sotheby's. Fine Chinese... [Lire la suite]
28 décembre 2008

A Small Northern Blackware Bowl, Song Dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 404. A Small Northern Blackware Bowl, Song Dynasty (960-1279); 7.5cm., 2 7/8 in. Estimate 3,000—5,000 GBP. Lot Sold 7,250 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2008. the deeply curved sides rising from a short straight foot to a straight rim, covered to the interior and exterior with a thick black glaze with large white spots  Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. 05 Nov 08. London
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28 décembre 2008

An Yixing Teapot And Cover. Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period

An Yixing Teapot And Cover. Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period the body modelled in the form of multiple vertical stems of bamboo, set to one side with a similarly modelled spout and to the other with a loop handle, the flat cover with a leafy twig finial. 12cm., 4 3/4 in. Estimate 2,500—3,000 GBP. Lot Sold 5,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Jeffrey Hedley Collection. LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Transactions of the Oriental Ceramics Society, Vol 14, 1936, Yi-Hshing Ware, pl 37e. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. 05 Nov 08.... [Lire la suite]
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19 décembre 2008

"Eye to the East: The Turner Collection of Chinese Art" @ The Columbia Museum of Art

Anonymous, Lower Xiajiadian Culture, Li Jar, 2000-1500 BC, low-fired clay, Gift of Robert Y. Turner COLUMBIA, SC.- The Columbia Museum of Art is privileged to show, for the first time, a major gift to the museum of Chinese art in the exhibition, Eye to the East: The Turner Collection of Chinese Art. The exhibition opens on December 19, 2008 and will be on view through May 10, 2009. The donation to the Columbia Museum of Art of this collection is significant in that it now gives breadth and context to a strong and growing... [Lire la suite]
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16 décembre 2008

Coupe en grès porcelaineux décoré en bleu sous couverte de deux phénix. Vietnam, XVe/XVIe

Coupe en grès porcelaineux décoré en bleu sous couverte de deux phénix s'affrontant, le marli décoré de lotus et rinceaux. Vietnam, XVe/XVIe. (Concretions). D. 40,5 cm.Provenant de l'épave de Hoi An. Estimation 5 500 - 6 000 € Artcurial. Mobilier et objets d'art, Archéologie et Art d'Asie. 18 déc. 2008 15:00. Hôtel Marcel Dassault. www.artcurial.com
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10 décembre 2008

A Zhejiang celadon glazed stoneware tripod censer. Ming Dynasty

A Zhejiang celadon glazed stoneware tripod censer. Ming Dynasty Thickly potted with a wide rim flange above the waisted neck, its shallow bowl-shaped body raised on three spreading feet, the densely crackled glaze displaying some russet staining and covering most surfaces except a russet-burnt patch to the center of the well and the circular boss protruding from the base (filled firing cracks through body). 13 1/2in (34cm) diameter - Estimate: $4,000 - 6,000 - Unsold. Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art, 9 Dec 2008. 220 San... [Lire la suite]
10 décembre 2008

A Zhejiang celadon glazed jar with carved decoration. Ming Dynasty

A Zhejiang celadon glazed jar with carved decoration. Ming Dynasty Of compressed globular form with alternating panels of flowers and Chinese characters surrounding its thickly potted exterior walls, a band of overlapping flower petals accenting its waisted foot area, the convex base plate separately formed and applied from the interior and most surfaces displaying a densely crazed glaze of pale leaf green hue (old chips). 13 1/2in (34cm) diameter- Sold for $2,700 Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art, 9 Dec 2008. 220 San Bruno... [Lire la suite]
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27 novembre 2008

Bel ensemble décoratif composé de deux sujets en terre cuite émaillée, Chine, période Ming, XVIe siècle

Bel ensemble décoratif composé de deux sujets en terre cuite émaillée, Chine, période Ming, XVIe siècle représentant un musicien et un danseur, debout sur des pics rocheux stylisés. Les personnages sont vernissés vert et jaune, tandis que les rochers sont revêtus d'une glaçure turquoise et crème. (Sautes d'émail, égrenures, restaurations d'usage). Haut. 55 cm - Estimation : € 4,000-4,200 Tajan. Arts d'Asie. 17 décembre 2008. Espace Tajan. www.tajan.com
21 novembre 2008

Vase double-gourde en grès émaillé fahua. Chine, dynastie Qing, XVIIIeme siècle

Vase double-gourde en grès émaillé fahua. Chine, dynastie Qing, XVIIIeme siècle La partie inférieure ornée de huit personnages discutant et buvant sous un arbre, la partie supérieure rehaussée de rinceaux feuillagés de lotus, la base et la section centrale décorées de frises de pétales de lotus stylisés ; restauration au col. Hauteur: 25 cm. (9 7/8 in.) Estimation: 2,000 - € 3,000 € - Adjugé € 2,750 Vendredi 21 novembre, 10h30. Christie's Paris. 9, avenue Matignon 75008 - www.christies.com Image Chrristie's Ltd 2008