17 décembre 2019

A carved Longquan celadon jar and cover, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 38. A carved Longquan celadon jar and cover, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 11 in. (28 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price Realised: USD 8,125. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The well potted jar is of compressed baluster form, and is carved with lotus blossoms above a band of overlapping petals. The cover is also carved with lotus blossoms, and is surmounted by a stem-form finial. The jar and cover are covered with a glaze of sea-green tone which also covers the base.The Robert B. and Beatrice C.... [Lire la suite]

17 décembre 2019

A carved Longquan celadon ovoid vase, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 36. A carved Longquan celadon ovoid vase, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 133⁄4 in. (35 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price Realised: USD 4,375. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The body is carved with scrolling chrysanthemum branches between a band of upright lappets above the foot and a band of stylized flowers and leaves at the shoulder, covered overall in a glaze of sea-green color. The Robert B. and Beatrice C. Mayer Family Collection. Provenance: Warren E. Cox & Associates Inc.,... [Lire la suite]
17 décembre 2019

A large carved Longquan celadon pear-shaped bottle, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 34. A large carved Longquan celadon pear-shaped bottle, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 183⁄4 in. (47.6 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price Realised: USD 3,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The heavily potted vase has an ovoid body carved in relief with blossoming peony branches below a band of incised upright plantain leaves on the tall cylindrical neck that flares very slightly towards the rim, and it is covered with a crackled glaze of olive-green color that continues over the mouth rim... [Lire la suite]
17 décembre 2019

A large Zhejiang celadon dish, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 33. A large Zhejiang celadon dish, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 173⁄4 in. (45 cm.) diam. Estimate: USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price Realised: USD 4,375. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The dish is incised in the center with two confronted phoenixes chasing a flaming pearl below two dragons flying amongst clouds. The Robert B. and Beatrice C. Mayer Family Collection. Provenance: Warren E. Cox & Associates Inc., New York, 1965. Christie's. The Art of China: Winter Edition, 28 November - 5... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2019

A pair of Qingbai pear-shaped vases, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 98. A pair of Qingbai pear-shaped vases, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 81⁄4 in. (21.5 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price Realised: USD 2,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Each vase is applied on the shoulder with a pair of monster-mask-ring handles, with a curled mane issuing from the top of the head to form a loop handle on the neck of the vase, covered overall with a transparent blue-toned glaze suffused with fine crackle, Japanese wood box. ... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2019

A Yaozhou celadon conical bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 102. A Yaozhou celadon conical bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century; 73⁄4 in. (19.7 cm.) diam. Estimate: USD 2,400 - USD 3,500. Price Realised: USD 2,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The deep, slightly rounded conical sides that rise to a slightly flared lipped rim are applied on the interior with five slender ribs of slip that define five petals, and the bowl is covered inside and out with an olive-green glaze that thins over the ribs. Christie's. The Art of... [Lire la suite]

16 décembre 2019

A brown-glazed Jian teabowl , Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 101. A brown-glazed Jian teabowl , Song dynasty (960-1279); 41⁄2 in. (11.5 cm.) diam. Estimate: USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price Realised: USD 5,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The deep, rounded conical sides are covered inside and out with a thick dark brown glaze, stopping in an irregular line and pooling above the foot, exposing the blackish-brown body, Japanese wood box. Property from The Linyushanren Collection. Christie's. The Art of China: Winter Edition, 28 November... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2019

A Longquan celadon 'lotus' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 100. A Longquan celadon 'lotus' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 53⁄4 in. (14.7 cm.) diam. Estimate: USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price Realised: USD 3,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The rounded sides rising to a slighly flared rim are carved on the exterior with a wide band of lotus petals rising from the small ring foot. The bowl is covered inside and out with a glaze of soft greenish color, Japanese wood box. Christie's. The Art of China: Winter Edition, 28 November - 5... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2019

A small iron-spotted Qingbai vase, Song-Yuan dynasty (AD 960-1368)

Lot 99. A small iron-spotted Qingbai vase, Song-Yuan dynasty (AD 960-1368); 41⁄2 in. (11.5 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price Realised: USD 4,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The small vase with bulbous body rising to a wide neck and lipped mouth is covered with a pale greyish-green glaze daubed with spots of iron brown, Japanese wood box. Property from The Linyushanren Collection. Christie's. The Art of China: Winter Edition, 28 November - 5 December 2019
16 décembre 2019

A rare Qingbai petal-lobed box and cover, Song-Yuan dynasty (AD 960-1368)

Lot 97. A rare Qingbai petal-lobed box and cover, Song-Yuan dynasty (AD 960-1368); 31⁄4 in. (8 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price Realised: USD 5,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The box and cover are each molded with chrysanthemum petals on the sides, and are covered with a transparent glaze of pale bluish-white tone with the exception of the base, exposing the fine white ware, Japanese wood box. Provenance: Mayuyama, Tokyo. Property from The Linyushanren... [Lire la suite]