07 novembre 2011

A carved 'Longquan' celadon 'Lotus' Dish. Ming Dynasty, 15th century

A carved 'Longquan' celadon 'Lotus' Dish. Ming Dynasty, 15th century. Photo Sotheby's the rounded sides rising from a tapering foot to an everted foliate rim, the slightly recessed central medallion freely carved with two lotus sprays within double line borders, encircled by further scrolling lotuses at the well and repeated in the exterior, the rim bordered by a lozenge pattern, covered overall in a thick celadon glaze leaving a ring on the underside burnt buff-orange during firing; 44.5cm., 17 1/2 in. Estimate... [Lire la suite]

05 novembre 2011

A white-glazed carved baluster jar. Song Dynasty, probably Northern

A white-glazed carved baluster jar. Song Dynasty, probably Northern. Photo Bonhams Potted from a pale oatmeal clay and covered in a clear minutely-crackled glaze, the body carved with a wide horizontal band of large lotus leaves alternating with blooms in a leafy meander, between overlapping petals around the shoulder and similar oval leaves upright around the foot. 29 m (11½in) high. Estimate: £5,000 - 7,000, CNY 49,000 - 69,000, HK$ 60,000 - 85,000 Provenance: purchased at Christie's London in the 1980sAn English private... [Lire la suite]
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27 octobre 2011

A light green-turquoise -glazed ewer. Song-Yuan dynasty

A light green-turquoise-glazed ewer.  Song-Yuan dynasty. photo Nagel Auctions Minor corrosion, slightly chipped. H. 12,5 cm - Estimate 1 000 € Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. November 5th 2011. www.auction.de
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27 octobre 2011

A fine, small vase with a beautiful celadon glaze, Longquan ware. Yuan (1279-1368) or early Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)

A fine, small vase with a beautiful celadon glaze, Longquan ware. Yuan (1279-1368) or early Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), 14th -15th C.. photo Nagel Auctions The elegant vase with a greyish white stoneware body is covered with a beautiful green celadon glaze and served originally as a spittoon ("zhadou") Property from a German private collection - Restorations  . H. 8 cm - Estimate 1 500 € Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. November 4th 2011. www.auction.de
27 octobre 2011

A large carved Longquan celadon charger. Ming dyansty, 15th century

A large carved Longquan celadon charger. Ming dyansty, 15th century. photo Nagel Auctions Sturdily potted with rounded sides, the interior carved in the well with trellis-pattern diaper below a band of peony scroll in the cavetto, the four flowers alternately shown from the side and from above, covered overall with a glaze of olive-green tone except for a wide unglazed ring on the base, burnt orange in the firing. Property from a Belgium private collection - Large dishes of this type and approximate size, all dated to the... [Lire la suite]
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27 octobre 2011

A celadon-glazed censer on wood stand, China, Ming dynasty

A celadon-glazed censer on wood stand. Ming dynasty. photo Nagel Auctions Property from an old Bavarian private collection D. 33,5 cm - Estimate 2 000 € Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. November 4th 2011. www.auction.de
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27 octobre 2011

A fine bowl with russet-splashed black-glazed. Cizhou stoneware. Jin or Song Dynasty

A fine bowl with russet-splashed black-glazed. Cizhou stoneware. Jin or Song Dynasty. photo Nagel Auctions  The russet iron oxide splashes are only at the inside and at the rim of the flat bowl, the thick lustrous black glaze on the outside falls short of the foot ring in a quite even line revealing the buff coloured body. Property from a German private collection Cf. Sotheby's London, 9.11.2005, lot 250, a similarly glazed and a bit smaller bowl and of less elegant shape, dated to the Jin Dynasty and with numerous further... [Lire la suite]
27 octobre 2011

A 'Jian' Hare's Fur teabowl .Song dynasty

A Jian 'Hare's Fur' teabowl .Song dynasty. photo Nagel Auctions Property from an old North German private collection A bowl of this classic 'Jian' teabowl type in the Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Harvard University, was included in the exhibition Hare's Fur, Tortoiseshell, and Partridge Feathers, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, Mass., 1995, cat. no. 79. Compare several hare's fur bowls recovered from the 'Jian' kiln site in Jianyang county, Fujian province, illustrated in Kaogu jinghua, Beijing, 1993, pl. 285,... [Lire la suite]
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27 octobre 2011

A Longquan celadon jar and a cover., Song-Yuan dynasty

A Longquan celadon jar and a cover., Song-Yuan dynasty. photo Nagel Auctions Celadon vessels of this type are discussed by Julian Thompson in the article Chinese Celadons, Arts of Asia, November - December 1993, pp. 60-72. It appears that jars of this type originally appeared in pairs, one bearing around its shoulder the green dragon of the East, the other the white tiger of the West. A pair of these jars in the Percival David Foundation is illustrated by M. Medley, Illustrated Catalogue of Celadon Wares, London, 1977, pl.... [Lire la suite]
27 octobre 2011

A fine pair of Dingyao bowls. Song-Jin dynasty

A fine pair of Dingyao bowls. Song-Jin dynasty. photo Nagel Auctions Property from an old Bavarian private collection The glaze very slightly corroded, few tiny chips to rim, good condition. D. 14,9 cm - Estimate 5 000 € Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. November 4th 2011. www.auction.de
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