27 juillet 2018

A small Longquan celadon 'Twin fish' dish, Song dynasty (AD 960-1279)

Lot 2. A small Longquan celadon 'Twin fish' dish, Song dynasty (AD 960-1279); 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) diam. Estimate : USD 2,000 - 3,000. Price Realised: USD 2500.00. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The center of the interior is molded with two fish, and the exterior of the rounded sides is carved with upright petals below the everted rim. The glaze is of a dark sea-green tone.  Provenance: Sotheby Parke Bernet Los Angeles, 14 June 1979, lot 1091. Christie's. The Art of China: New... [Lire la suite]

27 juillet 2018

A Yaozhou celadon-glazed conical bowl, Northern Song dynasty (AD 960-1127)

Lot 1. A Yaozhou celadon-glazed conical bowl, Northern Song dynasty (AD 960-1127); 4 1/4 in. (10.9 cm.) diam. Estimate : USD 2,000 - 3,000. Price Realised: USD 3500.00. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The steep, flared sides are carved on the exterior with vertical lines below the everted rim, and the interior with two lotus-like blossoms alternating with two large leaves, all amidst foliate scroll. The bowl is covered with a greyish-green glaze pooling in the recesses, softwood box.  Note: This... [Lire la suite]
24 juillet 2018

A celadon-glazed censer, cover and stand, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

  Lot 210. A celadon-glazed censer, cover and stand, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) high. Estimate : GBP 2,000 - 3,000. Price Realised: GBP 7500.00. © Christie’s Images Ltd 2018 The celadon-glazed drum-form censer is decorated with floral sprays and monster-masks set between raised bosses, all supported on three humanoid feet which are raised on a circular platform. The cover is surmounted by a Buddhist lion finial. Provenance: Acquired by the vendor's family in Europe prior to... [Lire la suite]
24 juillet 2018

A Longquan celadon dish, Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 209. A Longquan celadon dish, Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century; 10 3/4 in. (27.5 cm. ) diam. Estimate : GBP 1,500 - 2,500. Price Realised: GBP 4375.00. © Christie’s Images Ltd 2018 The interior of the dish is decorated with a large moulded and incised lotus bloom, surrounded by further stylised floral sprays and leafy sprigs. The everted rim is of foliate form and the dish is supported on a short, slightly tapered foot. Provenance: Private Belgian Collection.  Christie’s. The Art of China:... [Lire la suite]
24 juillet 2018

A large purple-splashed Jun bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 207. A large purple-splashed Jun bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 8 in. (20.3 cm.) diam. Estimate : GBP 1,500 - 2,000. Price Realised: GBP 5250.00. © Christie’s Images Ltd 2018 The bowl is decorated to the interior with a purple splash, set against a lavender-blue ground which thins to a pale greyish-green tone at the rim. The base is unglazed, exposing the biscuit body.  Christie’s. The Art of China: London Summer Edition, 11-19 july 2018
24 juillet 2018

A small Junyao purple-splashed bowl, Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1368)

Lot 206. A small Junyao purple-splashed bowl, Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1368); 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) diam. Estimate : GBP 2,000 - 3,000. Price Realised: GBP 9375.00. © Christie’s Images Ltd 2018 The bowl is covered overall with a milky lavender glaze, with a reddish purple splash to one side of the interior. The glaze stops in an irregular line above the foot revealing the brown body.  Provenance: Private English Collection, acquired prior to 1970. Christie’s. The Art of China: London Summer... [Lire la suite]

24 juillet 2018

A ewer and two miniature vessels with tobi seiji glaze,Yuan-Ming period (1279-1644)

Lot 205. A ewer and two miniature vessels with tobi seiji glaze,Yuan-Ming period (1279-1644).The ewer, 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) high. Estimate : GBP 1,200 - 1,800. Price Realised: GBP 1875.00. © Christie’s Images Ltd 2018 The group comprises: a small ewer; a miniature jar and a melon-shaped jarlet, all covered with a pale qingbai glaze with dark iron-brown splashes. Christie’s. The Art of China: London Summer Edition, 11-19 july 2018
24 juillet 2018

A small celadon-glazed box and cover, 10th century

Lot 204. A small celadon-glazed box and cover, 10th century; 3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) diam. Estimate : GBP 1,500 - 2,000.Price Realised: GBP 2750.00. © Christie’s Images Ltd 2018 The box and cover are decorated with a thin celadon glaze, with a small winged insect applied to the top of the cover. Christie’s. The Art of China: London Summer Edition, 11-19 july 2018
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24 juillet 2018

A small russet-splashed black-glazed jar, Song-Yuan dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 202. A small russet-splashed black-glazed jar, Song-Yuan dynasty, 12th-13th century; 5 1/8 in. (13.5 cm) high. Estimate : GBP 4,000 - 6,000. Price Realised: GBP 5000.00. © Christie’s Images Ltd 2018 The jar i covered overall with an attractive glossy black glaze speckled with brown. The base is left unglazed..   Provenance: Belgian private collection. Exhibited: Borough of Rawtenstall Art Gallery & Museum, Chinese Art Exhibition, 1936 (according to label). Christie’s. The... [Lire la suite]
24 juillet 2018

A Qingbai bowl and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 201. A Qingbai bowl and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279); 4 1/2 in. (11.5 cm.) diam. Estimate : GBP 800 - 1,200. Price Realised: GBP 1875.00. © Christie’s Images Ltd 2018 The bowl is finely carved with overlapping petals raising from the stand to the mouth rim. The well shaped cover is similarly decorated with petals.   Provenance: Acquired by the vendor's family in Europe prior to 1975, then by descent within the family. Christie’s. The Art of China: London Summer Edition, 11-19 july... [Lire la suite]