02 septembre 2011

Very large Chinese flower-carved longquan celadon glazed porcelain jar. Ming dynasty, 15th century.

Very large Chinese flower-carved longquan celadon glazed porcelain jar. Ming dynasty, 15th century. Photo courtesy Freeman's Typical Guan form, unglazed rim over wide body carved to show foliate blossoms and leaves within ribbed base, orange buff foot rim, glazed base. H: 10 L: 12 in. Several small chips to edge, wear to surface and appear to age at foot rim  Estimate $3,000-5,000  PROVENANCE: Property of a Philadelphia Gentleman Freeman's. FINE & DECORATIVE ASIAN ARTS.  Saturday, September 10 at 10am... [Lire la suite]
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29 août 2011

Ming celadon dish of circular form. Probably 16th century

Ming celadon dish of circular form. Probably 16th century. Photo Bonhams decorated with a radiating linear design. About 35cm (nearly 14in) diameter. Estimate: £600 - 800, HK$ 7,700 - 10,000 Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 7 Sep 2011. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com
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29 août 2011

Ming celadon dish of circular form. Probably 15th or 16th century

Ming celadon dish of circular form. Probably 15th or 16th century. Photo Bonhams decorated with a central lotus flower and curvilinear motifs. About 34cm (13.5in) diameter. Estimate: £600 - 1,000, HK$ 7,700 - 13,000 Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 7 Sep 2011. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com
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26 août 2011

A finely carved Longquan celadon 'Bamboo' and 'Prunus' vase (meiping). Ming Dynasty, 14th-15th Century

A finely carved Longquan celadon 'Bamboo' and 'Prunus' vase (meiping). Ming Dynasty, 14th-15th Century. Photo Sotheby's sturdily potted with full rounded shoulders elegantly tapering to a narrow waisted foot, finely carved around the exterior with gnarled and blossoming prunus branches intertwined with leafy sprigs of bamboo, set between a wide lingzhi scroll encircling the foot and a ruyi lappet band around the shoulder and enclosing a lotus flower, below two peony blooms around the neck, evenly applied overall with a rich,... [Lire la suite]
26 août 2011

An unusual 'Longquan' celadon dish. Ming Dynasty, Hongwu Period

An unusual 'Longquan' celadon dish. Ming Dynasty, Hongwu Period. Photo Sotheby's of shallow form, the interior well carved with a central floral medallion within a triple line border enclosed by wide band of lotus scroll, the flowers borne on leafy stems, encircled by a plain cavetto, the narrow everted rim incised with a keyfret border, covered overall with a rich green-blue glaze, the base with a central unglazed ring burnt orange in the firing; Diameter 7 3/8 in., 18.7 cm. Estimate 20,000-30,000 USD PROVENANCE: Sotheby's... [Lire la suite]
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26 août 2011

A rare carved 'Longquan' celadon bowl. Early Ming dynasty

A rare carved 'Longquan' celadon bowl. Early Ming dynasty. thickly potted with deep rounded sides flaring to an upright rim, carved in the center with a pair of peaches within a double line border, surrounded by floral sprays beneath a leafy scroll, the exterior completed with a wide floral scroll between a upright lappet band around the foot and a leafy scroll below the mouth, applied generously overall in a lustrous blue-green glaze; Diameter 8 3/8 in., 21.3 cm. Estlmate 25,000-35,000 USD Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics &... [Lire la suite]
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26 août 2011

A 'Kinuta-glazed' molded 'Longquan' celadon dish. Yuan dynasty

A 'Kinuta-glazed' molded 'Longquan' celadon dish. Yuan dynasty. Photo Sotheby's the shallow sides with a barbed everted rim and raised edge, crisply molded in the center with a vigorous qilin with a scaly body and bushy tail, its head turned back over its shoulders, encircled on the well by a chrysanthemum meander supported on leafy stems and around the rim by demi-florets, the underside encircled by radiating flutes, covered overall with a thick glaze of rich sea-green tone, the unglazed base burnt buff in the firing; Diameter 6... [Lire la suite]
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26 août 2011

A 'Longquan' celadon vase (meiping).

A 'Longquan' celadon vase (meiping). Photo Sotheby's sturdily potted, with broad, swelling shoulders rising to a short neck with everted rim and tapering to a waisted foot, crisply carved with a continuous frieze of leafy lotus scroll below a narrow cloud scroll border and above a wide band of stiff upright leaves around the foot carved in low relief, applied overall with a rich olive-green glaze, the rim unglazed and burnt orange in the firing; Height 10 1/2 in., 26.8 cm. Estimate 35,000-45,000 USD Sotheby's. Fine Chinese... [Lire la suite]
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26 août 2011

A rare Imperial numbered purple-glazed 'Jun' Jardiniere. Yuan-Early Ming Dynasty.

A rare Imperial numbered purple-glazed 'Jun' Jardiniere. Yuan-Early Ming Dynasty. Photo Sotheby's sturdily potted, the body of compressed globular form, rising from a broad generously splayed foot, covered overall with a rich and lustrous deep purple glaze on the exterior, thinning to a grayish tone around the foot, the interior applied with a milky-blue glaze, the base pierced with five evenly spaced circular apertures, and incised with the numeral er below a brown slip, the neck reduced; Height 6 3/8 in., 16.2 cm; Diameter 10 1/4... [Lire la suite]
25 août 2011

A Purple-Splashed 'Jun' bubble bowl. Song Dynasty

A Purple-Splashed 'Jun' bubble bowl. Song Dynasty. Photo Sotheby's with rounded sides slightly incurved at the rim, resting on a slightly tapered and neatly knife-pared foot, covered overall with an even, light blue glaze draining to a buff color at the rim, splashed with small purple streaks, the glaze coagulating just above the foot burnt russet-brown in the firing; Diameter 3 3/8 in., 8.6 cm. Estimate 80,000-120,000 USD PROVENANCE: Collection of Millicent Rogers (1902 - 1953). Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of... [Lire la suite]
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