12 juin 2018

Compte-goutte en grès céladon, Corée, Dynastie Koryo

Lot 158. Compte-goutte en grès céladon, Corée, Dynastie Koryo (935-1392); 8,5 cm, 3 3/8  in. Estimation 4,000 — 6,000 EUR. Lot sold 6,500 EUR. Courtesy Sotheby's. de forme globulaire aplatie, entièrement couvert d'une glaçure céladon, l'épaulement incisé d'une bande de pétales et d'une frise de feuilles. A small celadon-glazed waterpot, Korea, Koryo dynasty (935-1392) Provenance: Formerly in the Collection of Walter Bondy (1880-1940), Berlin. Auction Sammlung Walter Bondy, Berlin.... [Lire la suite]

19 avril 2018

Album of Mount Geumgang (Pungak-docheop) by Jeong Seon, 1711

Jeong Seon painted this album following his first trip to the Diamond Mountains. He likely traveled northeast from the capital, Hanyang (today’s Seoul), and traversed the mountain range from Inner to Outer Geumgang toward the sea. Displayed here are six scenes from a total of thirteen (the last leaf in the album is a colophon). The varied compositions reveal Jeong’s early experimentations, which he would repeat, adapt, or refine over the course of his career. Jeong Seon (artist name: Gyeomjae) (Korean, 1676–1759), General View of... [Lire la suite]
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08 avril 2018

A blue and white brush holder, Joseon Dynasty, (19th century)

Lot 136. A blue and white brush holder, Joseon Dynasty, (19th century); 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2018. Cylindrical form with a recessed base, decorated in underglaze-blue with two flying cranes and stylized clouds, double lines at the mouth rim and base, applied with a glossy transparent glaze. Christie's. Japanese and Korean Art, New York, 18 April 2018
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08 avril 2018

A slip-inlaid celadon stoneware bowl, Joseon Dynasty (13th century)

Lot 132. A slip-inlaid celadon stoneware bowl, Joseon Dynasty, (13th century); 8 in. (20.3 cm) diameter; 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm) high. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2018. The large, round bowl inlaid on the interior in white and iron slip with a wide frieze of four cranes flying amongst white-slip clouds, the well inlaid with a central medallion of two confronted cranes within a yo’i fungus-head-shaped surround, decorated below the rim with a foliate band; the bowl inlaid on the... [Lire la suite]
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08 avril 2018

A blue and white porcelain jar with animal handles, Joseon Dynasty, (18th century)

Lot 137. A blue and white porcelain jar with animal handles, Joseon Dynasty, (18th century); 8 1/8 in. (25.6 cm) high. Estimate USD 70,000 - USD 90,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2018. Rising from an inset, raised ring foot to an upright, circular neck, the body balanced by two slender loop handles moulded in the form of animals, the jar additionally decorated in cobalt blue underglaze with plantains on one side and with a stand of flowers on the opposite side above an irregular blue line encircling the... [Lire la suite]
08 avril 2018

A Buncheong slip-decorated stoneware bottle, Joseon Dynasty, (15th-16th century)

Lot 134. A Buncheong slip-decorated stoneware bottle, Joseon Dynasty, (15th-16th century); 8 ¾ in. (22.3 cm) high. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 100,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2018.  Of flattened globular form rising from a high splayed foot to the cylindrical neck that ends in a rolled lip, cut in the white slip applied to the body with lotus arabesques with incised-line details and applied with a celadon-tinged clear glaze, the circular foot rim unglazed. Property from the Sakamoto Family Collection ... [Lire la suite]
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08 avril 2018

A Buncheong moon flask, Joseon Dynasty, (15th-16th century)

Lot 133. A Buncheong moon flask, Joseon Dynasty, (15th-16th century); 9.¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 150,000 - USD 250,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2018. With flattened body rising from a ring foot, decorated with white slip and incised on one side with a roundel of an overturned fish swimming in stylized waves and on the opposite side with a panel of abstract design and applied with a thin and glossy clear glaze. Provenance: Yamamoto Hatsujiro (1887-1951), Osaka, acquired in... [Lire la suite]
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19 mars 2018

An incised Korean celadon footed dish, Goryeo dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 712. An incised Korean celadon footed dish, Goryeo dynasty, 12th-13th century; 6 5/8 in. (17 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 3,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The dish, with rounded body, is incised on the interior with an abstract floral motif and is covered in a crackled glaze of greyish-celadon tone, Japanese wood box. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 22 - 23 March 2018, New York
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11 mars 2018

Celadon Double-Gourd Vase, Koryo Dynasty, 11th-12th c. A.D., Korea

Koryo Celadon Double-Gourd Vase, Koryo Dynasty, 11th-12th c. A.D., Korea. Height: 34.9cm © Zetterquist Galleries. A large stoneware vase of double-gourd form, standing on a short rounded foot-rim. The body is decorated with shallowly incised floral decoration typical of the decorative style in the 11th – 12th centuries. The entire vase is covered in a blue-green crackled celadon glaze which fired to a brownish color in patches on the back. There is extensive body cracking on one side, repaired with Japanese... [Lire la suite]
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18 février 2018

Freeman's Asian Arts Auction offers a collection of collections

  PHILADELPHIA, PA.- Freeman’s Asian Arts auction, Friday March 16th, brings together nearly 600 lots representing Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Southeast Asian works of art, and is scheduled to coincide with Asia Week in New York City.  With the world’s attention focused on South Korea, Freeman’s offers its own salute to the culture of Korea. A highlight of the sale is the group of Korean celadons, buncheong stonewares, and blue and white porcelains from a private Florida collection, representing seven centuries... [Lire la suite]