05 septembre 2019

A copper-red and blue and white peach-shaped waterdropper, Joseon dynasty, 19th century

Lot 530. A copper-red and blue and white peach-shaped waterdropper, Joseon dynasty, 19th century. Height 4 1/8  in., 10.5 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot Sold 12,500 USD. © Sotheby's. modeled as an auspicious peach resting on top of its wide stem forming a foot ring, the two incised leaves on both sides of the fruit in underglaze blue and the stem, tip and florets in underglaze copper red, two Japanese wood boxes (5). Note: Naturalistically modeled and successfully fired... [Lire la suite]
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05 septembre 2019

A blue and white 'dragon' jar, Joseon dynasty, early 19th century

Lot 529. A blue and white 'dragon' jar, Joseon dynasty, early 19th century. Height 15 3/4  in., 40 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot Sold 75,000 USD. © Sotheby's. of ovoid form, vividly painted in underglaze blue with four-clawed dragons among clouds, all decorated with a blue-tinged transparent glaze, Japanese wood box (3). Note: Broad-shouldered, narrow-waisted jars such as the present example were popular in Korea during the 17th-19th centuries when they were used as storage... [Lire la suite]
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05 septembre 2019

A Punch'ong slip-decorated stoneware flask, Joseon Dynasty (1392-1897)

Lot 528. A Punch'ong slip-decorated stoneware flask, Joseon Dynasty (1392-1897). Width 9 3/4  in., 24.8 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 USD. Lot Sold 37,500 USD. © Sotheby's. the horizontal ovoid form raised on a high splayed oval foot and surmounted by a narrow waisted neck rising to an everted mouth, covered overall with brushed white slip, each side decorated boldly in iron brown with intertwined ginseng leaves, the shoulder with sparse iron-brown foliate design centering the... [Lire la suite]
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05 septembre 2019

An incised celadon-glazed meiping, Goryeo dynasty (918-1392)

Lot 527. An incised celadon-glazed meiping, Goryeo dynasty (918-1392). Height 14 3/8  in., 36.5 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Lot Sold 47,500 USD. © Sotheby's. the elegantly waisted body rising from a splayed foot, sweeping up to the broad rounded shoulders and the short everted mouth, incised overall with lotus scrolls, the flowers borne on leafy undulating stems, all beneath a celadon glaze suffused with a faint crackle, stopping at the foot to reveal the partly glazed countersunk... [Lire la suite]
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16 juillet 2019

A Reticulated White Porcelain Brush Holder, Joseon dynasty (19th century)

Lot 117. A Reticulated White Porcelain Brush Holder, Joseon dynasty (19th century); 4 in. (10.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 10,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2016 Cylindrical pierced form, molded with grape vine with incised details and applied with a transparent glaze; recessed base glazed, foot rim unglazed.  Christie's. An Inquiring Mind: American Collecting of Japanese and Korean Art, New York, 15 April 2016
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16 juillet 2019

A Blue and White Porcelain Bowl, Joseon dynasty (19th century)

Lot 106. A Blue and White Porcelain Bowl, Joseon dynasty (19th century); 11 ¼ in. (28.6 cm.) diameter. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 25,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2016 The circular deep bowl with extended rim, set on a short ring foot, decorated in underglaze-blue with a fish, water-weed and stylized clouds, exterior undecorated, applied with a clear glaze.  Christie's. An Inquiring Mind: American Collecting of Japanese and Korean Art, New... [Lire la suite]
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16 juillet 2019

A Punch'ong bottle vase, Joseon Dynasty (15th - 16th century)

Lot 99. A Punch'ong bottle vase, Joseon Dynasty (15th - 16th century); 12 ¼ in. (31.1 cm.) high. Estimate USD 140,000 - USD 160,000. Price realised USD 149,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2016 The ovoid body with flared neck set on a short circular foot, decorated with thick white slip and incised lines with two large fish with spiky fins and stylized water-weeds, applied with a glossy clear glaze, the body with two sealed characters, one possibly "king" and another unidentified, the foot... [Lire la suite]
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16 juillet 2019

A celadon bowl, Goryeo Dynasty (12th century)

Lot 98. A celadon bowl, Goryeo Dynasty (12th century); 8 in. (20.3 cm.) diameter. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 22,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2016 The deep bowl with lobed rim, molded with a central roundel of a fish, encircled by a scenery of lotus pond including ducks and Chinese children (karako), covered with a glaze of soft sea-green tone. Provenance: Private collection, Japan.  Note: This beautiful bowl represents the peak of celadon wares... [Lire la suite]
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16 juillet 2019

Anonymous (dated 1560), The Assembly of Buddha Shakyamuni

Lot 97. Anonymous (dated 1560), The Assembly of Buddha Shakyamuni. Dedicated by Queen Munjeong (1501–1565). Hanging scroll; ink and gold on purple silk, 40 x 23 ¾ in. (101.6 x 60.3 cm.). Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 1,805,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2016 With wood box inscribed and dated Taisho kinoe tora natsu (Summer of 1914). Provenance: Private collection, Japan. This elegant and meticulous painting of the Buddha Assembly is executed in... [Lire la suite]
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16 juillet 2019

A gilt-bronze seated figure of Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Gwanse’eum Bosal), Goryeo dynasty (13th -14th century)

Lot 96. A gilt-bronze seated figure of Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Gwanse’eum Bosal), Goryeo dynasty (13th -14th century);8 ½ in. (21.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 47,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2016 Cast as a seated figure with the right hand raised in vitarkamudra, and the left hand resting at the center, dressed in a skirt with a scarf draped around the shoulders, over the arms and across the front of the crossed legs, the chest and arms adorned with... [Lire la suite]